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Wu outlines plans to break up BPDA, accelerate development
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Wu outlines plans to break up BPDA, accelerate development
Mayor Michelle Wu announced plans to create a new planning department that would be separate from the Boston Planning and Development Agency, streamline the city’s development processes and use the bulk of the city’s share of federal recovery funds to accelerate the production of affordable housing as part of a set of ambitious goals outlined in her Jan. 25 State of the City address.
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Longwood Symphony Presents Sibelius & Carlos Simon
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March 18, 2023
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Activists see opening  for new rent control law
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Activists see opening for new rent control law
Hundreds of activists, organized under the banners of Homes for All Massachusetts and Right to the City Boston, gathered in front of the Massachusetts State House last Saturday to rally in support of legislative bills introduced in the state House and Senate last week that would lift the state’s decades-old ban on local rent control measures.
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Report details history of slavery in Roxbury
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Report details history of slavery in Roxbury
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Stop the political lies on social media
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Stop the political lies on social media
Now that Donald Trump is back on Twitter and will soon be on Facebook and Instagram, many Americans are concerned about the use of the digital media to communicate fallacies. Of course, what citizens hear from the media companies are vainglorious comments about their commitment to protect the American principle of the First Amendment.
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Campbell opens abortion hotline
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Campbell opens abortion hotline
Accompanied by elected officials and abortion rights activists, Attorney General Andrea Campbell announced a new legal advice hotline for abortion care providers and patients at a press conference Monday morning.
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Inaugural Coolidge Breakthrough Artist Award goes to visionary filmmaker Elegance Bratton
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Inaugural Coolidge Breakthrough Artist Award goes to visionary filmmaker Elegance Bratton
On Jan. 27, the Coolidge Corner Theatre awarded groundbreaking filmmaker Elegance Bratton the inaugural Coolidge Breakthrough Artist Award for his visionary film “The Inspection.”
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Hamilton-Garrett Music & Arts Presents 'Make them Hear You 2023'
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February 26, 2023
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Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
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Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
Black History Month has arrived, and Boston is ready to celebrate. Engage with history, literature, art and music celebrating the Black experience at these events happening around the city.
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Brighton’s TRACK Overtakes Roxbury’s Reggie for Boston’s Grand Prix
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Brighton’s TRACK Overtakes Roxbury’s Reggie for Boston’s Grand Prix
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Financial Resolutions: Four tips and tools to improve your family’s money skills in 2023
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Financial Resolutions: Four tips and tools to improve your family’s money skills in 2023
To help start the new year off strong, have open and honest conversations as a family about finances. Not sure where to start? Check out these four tips that can help your family talk about your finances and build better money habits together.
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Comfort Kitchen restaurant opens in Dorchester
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Comfort Kitchen restaurant opens in Dorchester
After a three-year delay, Comfort Kitchen restaurant and café opened to the public in a renovated historic building in Upham’s Corner on Jan. 25.
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Majority of Wu’s cabinet chiefs are people of color
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Majority of Wu’s cabinet chiefs are people of color
While Boston was declared a so-called majority-minority city following the 2000 U.S. Census, the Wu administration marks the first time people of color make up more than a third of cabinet positions in a mayoral administration.
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August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS (BlackOut)
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February 19, 2023
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Activists seek answers in Camb. cop shooting
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Activists seek answers in Camb. cop shooting
Weeks after the fatal shooting by Cambridge police on Jan. 4 of Sayed Arif Faisal, a 20-year-old Cambridge student and member of the city’s Bangladeshi immigrant community, city residents, elected officials, and community activists continue to grapple with myriad questions around Faisal’s death.
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