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Cox sworn in as Boston police commissioner
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Cox sworn in as Boston police commissioner
Michael Cox, who grew up in Roxbury, was sworn in as Boston’s 44th police commissioner Monday, completing a remarkable return to a department whose strengths and weaknesses he understands from deep and sometimes painful personal experience.
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Affordable housing plan for JP church
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Affordable housing plan for JP church
Satisfying skeptics and making good on its promises so far, an almost forgotten attempt at preserving the Blessed Sacrament church building has now made its way back into the Pennrose proposal.
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Developers required to release diversity plans
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Developers required to release diversity plans
Last week, Mayor Michelle Wu announced new guidelines requiring developers of privately-owned land to report on their plans to hire people of color and subcontract with firms owned by people of color as part of the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s Article 80 development approval process.
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In the news: Carmen Duarte
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In the news: Carmen Duarte
United South End Settlements’ announced the appointment of diversity, equity and inclusion champion and strategist Carmen Duarte as board chair, along with the election of five new board members and leadership appointments as USES celebrates its 130th anniversary.
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City taps Mattapan native to redevelop Blue Hill Ave. lots
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City taps Mattapan native to redevelop Blue Hill Ave. lots
Affordable housing, commercial space slated for five vacant city-owned parcels.
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Is Wu still planning to dismantle the BPDA
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Is Wu still planning to dismantle the BPDA
Asked during a press conference last week about her pledge to abolish the BPDA, Wu acknowledged that the agency, which originally focused on urban renewal projects in the city’s core neighborhoods is outdated, but was noncommittal on when she would move to dismantle it.
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Four-way race underway for J.P.-based 15th Suffolk
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Four-way race underway for J.P.-based 15th Suffolk
As the primary date for the 15th Suffolk House of Representatives seat draws closer, candidates are gearing up to make the final push to the finish line this September.
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Pressley secures $20 million for Roxbury transportation projects
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Pressley secures $20 million for Roxbury transportation projects
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley secured $20 million in federal funds for street improvements for Malcolm X Boulevard, Melnea Cass Boulevard and Warren Street. The funding for the three Roxbury thoroughfares will be targeted toward streetscape improvements aimed at improving climate resiliency, making sidewalks more accessible and streets more safe.
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Incoming BPS superintendent touts summer learning
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Incoming BPS superintendent touts summer learning
As incoming Boston Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper prepares to take on her new role in September, she made one of her first public appearances alongside Mayor Michelle Wu, touting the success of the city’s “5th Quarter” summer learning initiative. 
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In the news: Oliver Sellers-Garcia
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In the news: Oliver Sellers-Garcia
Mayor Michelle Wu appointed Oliver Sellers-Garcia as the City of Boston’s first ever Green New Deal director.
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Campbell, Healey campaign in Roxbury
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Campbell, Healey campaign in Roxbury
Facing a Democratic opponent who has folded her campaign and two conservative Republicans, one of whom is backed by former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Maura Healey is widely seen as the likely winner in the Nov. 8 election for governor. Yet, on one of the hottest days of the year, Healey was stumping on Blue Hill Avenue with Andrea Campbell, who is in a three-way race for the soon-to-be vacated attorney general seat.
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Baker vetoes prison moratorium
After months of sustained activism by prison abolitionists to block the construction of new detention facilities in Massachusetts, a veto by Governor Charlie Baker has struck a blow to the advocates’ campaign.
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