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District 6 candidates face off in forum
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
Housing affordability, police reform and the racial wealth gap were among the issues on the table Monday during the first candidate forum for the District 6 City Council seat, during which Kendra Hicks and Mary Tamer answered questions from Greater Boston Young Democrats and Young Democrats of Massachusetts.
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Youth activists call for increased jobs funds
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Youth activists call for increased jobs funds
Youth activists gathered in front of the State House Feb. 18 for the 13th Annual “Injustice was Never Normal Youth Rally” to promote youth jobs, housing opportunities and better education for Massachusetts students. About 20 speakers and sign-holders from Boston, Revere and towns across Massachusetts were led by I Have a Future, a statewide collective of youth leaders dedicated to increasing youth jobs and reducing mass incarceration.
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Cape Cod’s Mashpee Tribe reclaims land trust
A Cape-Cod-based tribe’s land designation was saved when the U.S. Interior Department dropped an appeal against their bid for federal recognition. The Mashpee Tribe received more than 300 acres in a land trust recognized in 2015 by the Obama Administration.
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Candidates lining up for district races
The City Council 2021 race is filling up with candidates. District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley’s seat is open, two new contenders are looking to replace Kim Janey and challengers continue to fill up the District 4 race.
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In the news: Vincent D. Rougeau
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In the news: Vincent D. Rougeau
The College of the Holy Cross named Vincent D. Rougeau its 33rd president, the first lay and first Black president in the history of the college.
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Biden administration gives guidance on schools
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Biden administration gives guidance on schools
The Biden administration last week released new guidelines on schools reopening, for the first time offering federal guidance on issues including physical distancing and air quality in classrooms, testing and acceptable community spread rates.
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Trailblazing political leader, Doris Bunte dies at 87
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Trailblazing political leader, Doris Bunte dies at 87
Doris Bunte, the first Black woman elected to the state Legislator and the first Black person to run the Boston Housing Authority, died Monday at age 87.
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Q and A with Khymani James: ‘The ultimate destination is Congress’
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Q and A with Khymani James: ‘The ultimate destination is Congress’
Boston School Committee Student Representative Khymani James, 17, who grew up mostly in Dorchester, is currently a senior at Boston Latin Academy.
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Health centers key to city’s vaccine effort
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Health centers key to city’s vaccine effort
Health center leaders met with the City Council Feb. 4 to talk about problems and solutions for vaccine rollout that target communities of color.
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Growing list of contenders in at-large race
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Growing list of contenders in at-large race
Candidates are raising tens of thousands of dollars and putting together campaign organizations as two at-large vacancies are opening on the City Council.
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BPDA turns attention to long-neglected Parcel 3
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BPDA turns attention to long-neglected Parcel 3
The long-vacant parcel known as P3 that lies across the street from the Boston Police Department Headquarters in Roxbury will soon be up for another round of development proposals.
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In the news: Ernani DeAraujo
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In the news: Ernani DeAraujo
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the appointment of Ernani DeAraujo, Esq. to the Boston School Committee, the governing body of the Boston Public Schools.
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