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Wu, Essaibi George win historic Boston mayoral preliminary
Kelly Garrity, city editor • September 15, 2021

The votes are in, and City Councilors Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George are the winners of Tuesday’s preliminary election to determine...

September’s preliminary election will narrow the field down to two candidates who will face off in the Nov. 2 general election.
Boston gears up for historic mayoral primaries
Kelly Garrity, city editor • September 1, 2021

Boston is set to make history Sept. 14 as local voters head to the polls for the first preliminary mayoral election, where all major candidates...

Constituents across the City of Boston are preparing to vote in the city’s most diverse mayoral election to date, with a field that includes four women of color.
Is Boston’s future female? Mayoral candidates discuss final sprint to primaries in forum
Kenneal Patterson, news staff • August 23, 2021

A historic race        Constituents across the City of Boston are preparing to vote in the city’s most diverse mayoral election to...

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Acting Mayor Kim Janey announces indoor mask mandate for Boston
Sarah Barber, deputy city editor • August 20, 2021

Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced Friday that face coverings will be required in all indoor public settings beginning Aug. 27, per public order...

Governor Baker announced at press conference held Monday that the mask mandate would be lifted for fully vaccinated individuals by the end of the month.
Massachusetts lifts mask mandate for fully vaccinated people
Kelly Garrity, city editor • May 17, 2021

Gov. Charlie Baker announced Monday that fully vaccinated individuals will no longer be required to wear masks or socially distance in most indoor...

Boston-area student newspapers prioritize maintaining newsrooms that are inclusive to journalists of color.
Boston collegiate newspapers work toward more inclusive journalism
Milton Posner, news correspondent • April 15, 2021

On Feb. 9, a sophomore English student at Boston University took over the school’s Instagram account for what seemed like an ordinary student...

On Tuesday, Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey joined the mayoral election race.
Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey declares her candidacy for mayor
Kelly Garrity, news staff • April 6, 2021

On Tuesday, Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey formally announced her candidacy for a full mayoral term starting in the fall. “The work to address...

If elected as Bostons next mayor in November, Wu will focus on early education, food justice and development reforms, as well as implementing a Boston Green New Deal.
Michelle Wu provides update on her campaign at second press conference for student journalists
Kelly Garrity, news staff • March 31, 2021

Boston mayoral candidate and City Councilor Michelle Wu held her second press conference for students March 16. She addressed why she’s running,...

Hynes Convention Center is one of the Commonwealths seven mass vaccination locations.
Massachusetts’ new pre-registration portal aims to streamline the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines
Maggie Scales, news correspondent • March 30, 2021

As Massachusetts COVID-19 vaccine distribution centers finish rolling out doses to Phase 1 and 2 residents, officials have implemented a more...

On March 24, Kim Janey became the first woman and first Black mayor of Boston.
Kim Janey sworn in as 55th mayor of Boston
Mihiro Shimano, news staff • March 26, 2021

Kim Janey was sworn in Wednesday, March 24 at Boston City Hall, making history as the first woman and first Black mayor of Boston. She stepped...