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Tricia Fitzgerald helps plant a tree at the Arbor Day event in Fitzgerald Park Friday. The park is named after State Rep. Kevin Fitzgerald, her late husband.

In effort for new Mission Hill arboretum, community celebrates green space, partnership with Northeastern

Avery Bleichfeld, News Staff May 16, 2022

Volunteers helped push Mission Hill’s Fitzgerald Park over the threshold of 25 plant species April 29, one more step in the park’s path to becoming an arboretum. At an Arbor Day event, organized...

The National Braille Press, established in 1927, provides resources for the blind community.

National Braille Press creates new technology for blind community in 21st century

Julia Henning, news correspondent May 12, 2022

A white classic colonial style building on St. Stephen Street in Boston's Fenway district holds some of the most innovative and collaborative work for the blind community.  The National Braille Press,...

Café Sauvage in Back Bay features a traditional Parisian menu with African influences. Photo by Quillan Anderson.

Café Sauvage offers a slice of Paris in Back Bay

Allie Kuo, news correspondent May 2, 2022

In 2016, a Parisian couple arrived in Boston for a job opportunity. Five years later, Anaïs and Antoine Lambert opened Café Sauvage on Massachusetts Avenue in Back Bay.  “We had this idea to open...

Two Boston University students hung a banner in protest when a Moderna executive spoke at a Northeastern event April 13. Photo courtesy of Cate Henning.

Scientists, politicians call for Moderna to share COVID-19 vaccine technology

Grace Comer, news staff April 27, 2022

Scientists, politicians and activists gathered for a virtual town hall April 21 organized by People’s Action to discuss how medical companies like Moderna are posing challenges to achieving global vaccination...

Volunteers work at the corner of Dartmouth and Huntington streets on the morning of the 126th Boston Marathon. Photo by Kathryn Manning.

Volunteers celebrate old, new traditions at 126th Boston Marathon

Kathryn Manning, news staff April 20, 2022

While runners competing in the 126th Boston Marathon spend the days leading up to the race getting in last-minute training, volunteers put on bright yellow jackets and set their alarms for hours before...

The 126th Boston Marathon is set to take place on Monday. As the race approaches, a separate race against time occurs as Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attempts to avoid the death penalty. Photo credit Marta Hill.

Justice yet to be served as Boston Marathon approaches

Greta Magendantz, news correspondent April 17, 2022

The 126th Boston Marathon is set to take place on Monday. As the race approaches, a separate race against time occurs as Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attempts to avoid the death penalty.  In...

A cat prowls in a Mission Hill
alley in October. Nonprofit
Boston’s Forgotten Felines is
searching for a new yard to keep shelters for members of its
colony after the previous house
was sold. Photo by Avery Bleichfeld.

Local nonprofit works to re-shelter feral cats on Mission Hill

Avery Bleichfeld, news staff April 15, 2022

A Boston nonprofit is searching for a new yard to leave shelters for feral cats on Mission Hill after the previous home that hosted them was sold. The call is the latest in a series of actions to care...

Co-founders Melisa Valdez and Heather White started TRILLFIT, a boutique Black-owned fitness studio and wellness center in order to create a space of inclusivity. Photo credit Harriet Rovniak.

More than a dance fitness class, TRILLFIT offers a safe space for everyone

Sanjana Sanghani, news staff April 14, 2022

Beyond the large windows of TRILLFIT’s Mission Hill storefront, customers warm up, waiting for TRILLFIT’s signature cardio dance class to begin. A sign displayed on the studio walls states, “You...

Actors perform at CHUANG Stage, an organization which received grants through the Boston Cultural Council and Recover Creative Boston in the spring of 2022.

With help from Mayor Michelle Wu, Boston arts organizations start to revive from pandemic damages

Cathy Ching, projects editor April 13, 2022

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Revelry has been serving Boston residents since 2016, but only recently found a spot on the Greenway after doing an event at Trillium Garden. Photo credit Amelia Ballingall.

Greenway Food Truck Program brings local business back to the heart of Boston

Amelia Ballingall, news correspondent April 13, 2022

For the past 13 years, the Rose Kennedy Greenway, a public park that stretches from the North End to Chinatown, has hosted a wide array of local food trucks to support Boston’s small businesses and provide...

The light and open interior of High Street Place offers customers a bright space to eat and socialize. Photo credit to Brian Samuels Photography.

Newly-opened food hall provides a unique experience for college students

Alleyna Pitaso, news correspondent April 12, 2022

High Street Place is Boston’s newest food hall, hosting 20 local Boston restaurants, breweries and coffee roasters. Located between the buildings at 100 High St. and 160 Federal St., the warehouse-like...

Boston City Councilors Julia Mejia and Kenzie Bok have proposed a home rule petition that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in all Boston mayoral and municipal elections. Photo credit Avery Bleichfeld.

Law that lowers voting age to 16 in Boston stalls in committee

Olivia Becraft, news correspondent April 9, 2022

Boston City Councilors Julia Mejia and Kenzie Bok have proposed a home rule petition that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in all Boston mayoral and municipal elections.  The special law was...

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