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Maura Healey announced she will run for governor Thursday morning. She is pictured in a Labor Day rally in Copley Square on Sept. 6, 2021. Photo credit Avery Bleichfeld.
Maura Healey enters Governor race
Jennifer Suryadjaja, city editor • January 20, 2022

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey officially launched her campaign to run for governor Thursday morning. “Massachusetts, I know...

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Boston city councilors officially sworn in amid vaccine mandate protests
Kathryn Manning, deputy city editor • January 6, 2022

Boston’s newest city council members were sworn in at an outdoor ceremony at the Boston City Hall Plaza Jan. 3. The ceremony recognized all...

The Greater Boston Food Bank, has held the Hunger Free Holidays campaign for the past 11 years, battling food insecurity. Photo credit: On Food: Greater Boston Food Bank by TheBeachSaint is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
The Greater Boston Food Bank works to battle food insecurity with annual Hunger Free Holidays Fundraising Campaign
Isabella Ratto, news correspondent • December 26, 2021

Every December since 2010, the Greater Boston Food Bank, or GBFB, has held the Hunger Free Holidays campaign. The month-long program works to...

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced an updated mask advisory Tuesday. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Baker administration issues indoor mask advisory, activates Mass. national guard
Jennifer Suryadjaja, city editor • December 21, 2021

To curb rising COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker announced an updated mask advisory Tuesday. The Massachusetts Department...

Mayor Wu announced that proof of vaccination will be required to enter indoor venues. Photo credit Quillan Anderson.
Mayor Wu declares new vaccine requirements for select indoor venues, city employees
Jennifer Suryadjaja, city editor • December 20, 2021

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu announced Monday morning that proof of vaccination will be required to enter indoor venues, such as restaurants, gyms,...

Pavement Coffeehouse employees across locations, as well as other local cafes, have moved to solidify their organizing committee and form a union. Photo credit Harriet Rovniak.
Coffee shop staff move to form unions, progressing labor movement in the city
Jennifer Suryadjaja, city editor • December 18, 2021

When Collin Tyrrell started working at the Boston University location of Pavement Coffeehouse in April 2021, there was no talk of creating a...

City councilor Lydia Edwards won the race for the special Democratic primary for state Senate. Photo courtesy Avery Bleichfeld.
Massachusetts sees more women of color take seats in politics
Jennifer Suryadjaja, city editor • December 16, 2021

After Mayor Michelle Wu took office last month, Boston has seen more women and minority leaders emerge in city politics.  In the race for...

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Snowport Holiday Market recognizes Boston’s small businesses
Kathryn Manning, deputy city editor • December 15, 2021

From Nov. 19, 2021 until Jan. 2, 2022, Boston’s Seaport neighborhood is holding Snowport, its annual winter village event. This is the third...

People of Boston will be able to see the menorah day and night at Copley Square. Photo credits to Photo Phiend.
Menorah lighting at Copley Square commemorates the life, freedom of Jewish people
Erin Fine, News correspondent • December 13, 2021

Elected officials and Jewish community leaders gathered Sunday Dec. 6, the day before the end of Hanukkah, to light a 32-foot-tall menorah in...

After almost 200 years, the Oyster House boasts the title of America’s oldest continuously operating restaurant. Photo courtesy of Joseph Milano.
Despite pandemic, Union Oyster House stands strong
Kate Armanini, news correspondent • December 1, 2021

Nestled alongside the Freedom Trail, the Union Oyster House sits just as it did 195 years ago. After nearly two centuries, the historic restaurant...