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Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate pits two conflicting ideologies against each other

Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate pits two conflicting ideologies against each other

Eli Curwin, news staff October 14, 2022

On Wednesday, the two candidates for the Massachusetts Governor’s race, Maura Healey and Geoff Diehl, faced off in the first of two debates. Healey and Diehl spent the fast-paced debate answering questions...

This illustration is a derivative of Massachusetts_State_Rep._Geoff_Diehl.jpg by Geoffrey Diehl, used under CC BY-SA 3.0. This illustration is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

What to know about the Massachusetts gubernatorial race

Eli Curwin, news staff October 13, 2022

With the Massachusetts gubernatorial election in a little under a month, here is a rundown about when to vote, where to vote and who is running. How and when to vote In Massachusetts, the deadline...

The League of Women for
Community Service headquarters
located at 558 Massachusetts
Ave. The building is currently
undergoing restoration.

Roxbury-based organization shines light on Boston’s Black female history

Isabella Ratto, news correspondent October 13, 2022

At 558 Massachusetts Ave. sits a building holding value for Boston’s Black, female population — it’s the headquarters for the League of Women for Community Service, or LWCS — which has been owned...

Two men play chess outside of J.P. Licks on Centre Street. Every week on Thursday nights, the JP Chess Club draws dozens of Boston residents to the ice cream shop.

JP Chess club provides community in J.P. Licks

Sanjana Sanghani, news staff October 13, 2022

With a smile on his face, Jamie Williams welcomed members of Jamaica Plain Chess Club into the J.P. Licks on Centre Street — encapsulating the intimate and casual environment Williams said he hopes to...

Parkgoers gather at the Pollinator Garden Saturday, Sept. 24, for its grand opening during the Emerald Necklace Parkfest. They learned information on bees, composting and gardening.

New garden opens at Emerald Necklace Parkfest

Erin Fine, news staff October 2, 2022

Last Saturday, the first-ever Emerald Necklace Parkfest spanned seven parks across Boston with free games, performances and more. The Emerald Necklace Conservancy, a nonprofit stewardship organization...

The Mass Ave Coalition welcomes residents to Chester Square Park for
the Fall Festival. Events at the festival included games and jazz music. Photo courtesy of Moli Luo.

Mass Ave Coalition festival builds community

Salma Alawi , news correspondent October 2, 2022

Divided by Massachusetts Avenue, Chester Square Park consists of two halves of shaded green space, complete with fountains and benches. The park was the site of the Mass Ave Coalition’s Fall Festival...

Businesses and retailers were able to set up street level accommodations, from promotion tables to merchandise tents, providing customers with a more personal shopping experience.

Open Newbury prompts mixed reactions from local business owners

Sophia Schultz, news correspondent October 2, 2022

For the past six Sundays, Boston’s iconic location for shopping, dining and everything in between has been car-free with the city’s sixth annual Open Newbury Street. Newbury Street is located in Back...

Posters on T station doors indicate the Orange Line shutdown, underway from Aug. 19 through Sept. 18.

Northeastern students prepare for school with Orange Line shutdown, Green Line closure

Alyssa Fell, Deputy City Editor September 7, 2022

Northeastern’s campus is home to both the E branch of the Green Line and the Ruggles Station stop on the Orange Line. On an average day, students are bustling in and out of subways and streetcars. But,...

Many local businesses near Northeastern experience a sudden influx of customers in September as college students return to Boston.

College students bring busyness (and business) back to Boston with move-in

Christina McCabe, news correspondent September 7, 2022

While college students are spending their last few weeks of summer preparing to move into Boston, local businesses are preparing for move-in as well.  From fall to spring, Boston is a bustling college...

The tutu could function as a community greenspace, with interconnected walkways and places for other water recreation activities.
Photo courtesy of Louiza Wise.

NU researchers develop Emerald Tutu to protect Boston’s coast

Kate Armanini, city editor September 7, 2022

One Northeastern professor has a plan to beautify and protect Boston’s shoreline from rising sea levels: a series of public walkways, built upon artificial marshes designed to prevent flooding.  Julia...

Protesters speak out at the defend abortion rally at the Massachusetts statehouse steps, May 3, 2022.

Thousands come together in protest, call for abortion rights

Alexa Grayson, News Staff May 24, 2022

Chants for reproductive rights echoed through the Boston Common May 3 as thousands of demonstrators came together to protest the likely overturning of Roe v. Wade.  The rally, which was organized by...

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...

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