Lynn Is Having a Moment

Developers have also found an increasingly receptive audience with city leadership in Gateway Cities just outside Boston at a time when many point to an increasingly high cost of doing business within city limits.

MBTA Unveils Radical Rethink of Bus Network

Everett, Lynn and Roxbury are among the areas where MBTA bus service would increase significantly under a new plan rolled out Monday, but funding and staffing uncertainty pose obstacles for the effort to reimagine a core pillar of the agency’s operations.

Hot Property: Demakes Family YMCA

The new 70,000-square-foot Demakes Family YMCA in Lynn replaces an aging 1970s structure with a modern, light-filled facility that fosters social connections and expands services to 10,000 people annually.

Turning Brownfields into Green

For 24 years, Bob Delholme and Charter has been at the center of projects as complex as decontaminating the Encore Boston Harbor casino site. He and his company Charter are now taking a central role in unlocking Lynn’s industrial waterfront for future development.

Multifamily Migration Route Leads to Lynn

Sprawling waterfront development parcels and a transit-friendly downtown have proven to be powerful lures for projects in Lynn, attracting institutional investors and interest from national developers.

State Issues Map of High COVID-19 Infection Rates

Gov. Charlie Baker launched a new colored-coded system to label cities and towns based of the severity of their COVID-19 infection rates on Tuesday, initiating a targeted approach to virus containment that he said should help inform and guide the state, communities and their residents in making decisions about how to contain the coronavirus’s spread.

Land Deal Unlocks Future Lynn Harbor Park

Lynn’s 15-acre former landfill and 15 acres of former National Grid land could become the site of a waterfront park following a land deal between National Grid and a private developer that plans to work with the city to rehabilitate the property as officials look to spur more development along the Lynnway.

When Bad Housing Policy Turns Deadly

A handful of Greater Boston communities have become ground zero for the coronavirus pandemic in Massachusetts, thanks in part to the overcrowded conditions forced by too-high rent and too few rental units.