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Architects and designers might have to incorporate what they’ve learned so far from the pandemic into planning spaces for the future.

In addressing COVID concerns, architects are finding lasting changes to design

Jill Makin, news correspondent November 10, 2020

Following the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S., businesses, restaurants and public spaces have had to adapt their existing layouts in order to comply with safety guidelines. Moving forward, architects and...

Hundreds of celebrators came together across the city to celebrate the victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the 2020 election.

Bostonians celebrate Biden’s win

Harriet Rovniak, news staff November 10, 2020

Many residents of the city of Boston erupted in cheers at 11:30 Saturday morning, celebrating the historic win of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the 2020 election....

Question 1 on this year’s Massachusetts ballot passed with 75% voter approval.

Massachusetts votes ‘yes’ on Question 1, expanding 2013 right-to-repair law

Ali Dusinberre, news staff November 5, 2020

Question 1 on this year’s Massachusetts ballot passed with 75% voter approval after a contentious debate this campaign season, with issues of access to vehicle repair services meeting concerns about...

The entrance to the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation marks the last remaining salt water marsh in Boston. Members of the PUEBLO coalition worry that development will bring more visitors than the marsh can handle and that the plans dont account for the natural movement of the marsh.

Suffolk Downs project moves ahead, despite environmental, housing concerns

Avery Bleichfeld, managing editor November 5, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, the Boston Public Development Agency, or BPDA, stopped holding public meetings for all in-progress development projects. This included the Suffolk Downs redevelopment,...

Haley House was founded in 1996 and is located in Roxburys Nubian Square.

Haley House Bakery Café serves food to empower community

Matt Yan, news staff October 28, 2020

At Haley House Bakery Café, the mission is simple: food with a purpose.  General manager Misha Thomas said the café is far from traditional. Located in Roxbury’s Nubian Square, Haley House Bakery...

September’s preliminary election will narrow the field down to two candidates who will face off in the Nov. 2 general election.

COVID-19 creates obstacles to engaging young voters

Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor October 28, 2020

As Nov. 3 gets closer, political candidates are trying to shore up key constituencies, including the youth vote.   In the 2016 presidential election, voters in the 18 to 29 age group were the only...

Protestors gather and rally support for the implementation of Rank Choice Voting.

Massachusetts prepares to vote on Ranked Choice Voting

Julie Henry, news correspondent October 28, 2020

On Nov. 3, Massachusetts voters will choose whether to implement ranked choice voting or uphold the status quo of winner-take-all. The majority of elections in the United States use the “winner-take-all”...

Students and workers marched Oct. 15 for the Climate Justice Strike.

Strike Boston fights for climate, social justice

Mihiro Shimano, news staff October 27, 2020

Dozens of students and workers marched Oct. 15 for the Climate Justice Strike and demanded environmental justice in Boston and wider Massachusetts. The protest, which was led by Strike Boston, was endorsed...

Protestors rally in Boston Common to gather support for the Housing Stability Act.

‘Avalanche’ of evictions expected upon expiration of state moratorium

Julia Carlin, news staff October 22, 2020

With the upcoming expiration of the state eviction moratorium, thousands of Massachusetts residents will lose the ability to shelter in place as they face impending risk of eviction and foreclosure. Activists,...

Restaurant owners and other members of MRU rally on the steps of the State House.

Local restaurants urge the state to pass relief bill

Skye Richmond, news correspondent October 22, 2020

As many businesses, specifically restaurants, struggle due to the pandemic, Massachusetts Restaurants United, or MRU, rallied on the front steps of the State House Sept. 22 in support of the pending Economic...

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