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Patrick makes pitch for presidential candidacy
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Patrick makes pitch for presidential candidacy
Former Gov. Deval Patrick rallied supporters for his 2020 presidential campaign in Grove Hall on Jan. 22, bringing with his “Deval for All” slogan a message of inclusivity to a crowd of several hundred.
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In the news: Tonya Butler
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In the news: Tonya Butler
Berklee College of Music has appointed Tonya Butler as the new Chair of the Music Business/Management Department.
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U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy opens campaign office in Roxbury
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U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy opens campaign office in Roxbury
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, running for the Senate seat currently occupied by Ed Markey, opened a campaign office on Dudley Street Saturday, Jan 18.
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State seen lagging on minority contracting
The dollar amount of state contracts awarded to minority-owned business has declined by 24% over the last 20 years, according to a WGBH investigation released last week.
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Cassellius releases five-year plan for Boston Public Schools
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Cassellius releases five-year plan for Boston Public Schools
Brenda Cassellius, the superintendent of Boston Public Schools, released a strategic plan to the Boston School Committee on Jan. 15.
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City Council starts year with activist agenda
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City Council starts year with activist agenda
The first Boston City Council meeting of the year followed a scripted format, with at-large Councilor Michelle Wu formally nominating District 7 Councilor Kim Janey for president of the 13-member body. In the body’s second meeting on Jan. 15, the councilors rolled up their sleeves and got to work, providing a preview of the year to come. Hearing orders and ordinance proposals came fast and furious, with several challenging the power of Mayor Martin Walsh.
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Housing activists push for return of rent control
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Housing activists push for return of rent control
Nearly 26 years after a ballot initiative banned rent control statewide, voters may soon have a chance to reconsider.
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In the news: John Lozada
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In the news: John Lozada
John Lozada, the Equity and Inclusion Director for the Committee for Public Counsel Services, was named this year’s recipient of the Lucia Mayerson-David Lifetime Achievement Award at El Jolgorio Navideño, the largest Latino holiday gala in New England.
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Mayor, counselors take transfer tax to legislature
To say that Shameeka Moreno found an affordable home in the nick of time would be an understatement. The Roxbury mother had been homeless twice before, and she was facing displacement for a third time. Thankfully, she managed to settle into a low-cost apartment.
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Housing activists react to mayor’s plans
Mayor Martin Walsh announced transformative new plans for housing on Tuesday night, pledging $500 million over the course of five years to ensure liveability and curb inequity.
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Mayor Walsh to invest $100m in schools
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Mayor Walsh to invest $100m in schools
In his State of the City speech last week, Mayor Martin Walsh pledged $100 million in additional funding to Boston Public Schools, funds that he said would be above regular yearly cost increases and would be channeled directly to classrooms.
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Congressional Black Caucus meets in Boston
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Congressional Black Caucus meets in Boston
The Congressional Black Caucus made a historic visit to Boston last weekend to address the country’s systemic inequality and economic injustice.
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