Check out our top stories of the week below (just click the link to see the full story):
Panera Opens "Pay-it-Forward" Style Community Cafe in Government Center: Panera is expanding its network of restaurants that help those who can't afford full-priced meals.
Boston Unveiling Three New Student Assignment Proposals: Boston Public Schools continues to overhaul its system to provide more schools close to home.
Beacon Hill's Annual Winter Dance This Saturday at the Taj
Breakfast and Blackboards: A Free Meal for BPS Kids: This school year, Boston began providing free breakfast for all students, sometimes right in the classroom. Not starting the day hungry is just the first benefit.
Patrick Files $34.8 Billion Budget Proposal Wednesday: The plan focuses on investments in transportation and education while calling for an income tax increase coupled with a lower sales tax.
Report: Lynch to Challenge Markey for Kerry's Seat: U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch reportedly plans to run for the seat John Kerry will likely vacate.