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In the news: Tracy Litthcut and Rufus J. Faulk
Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tracy Litthcut and Rufus Faulk as co-directors of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety.
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Mass. teachers part of national movement
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Mass. teachers part of national movement
The teachers, students and parents who marched through the State House last week are part of a national trend of activism aimed at reversing years of cuts to public education systems across the country.
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City discusses Parcel 8 plans in meeting
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City discusses Parcel 8 plans in meeting
The Boston Planning and Development Agency will soon release a request for proposals for the next phase of PLAN: Dudley.
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BPS memo called for ‘right-sizing’ Boston’s schools
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BPS memo called for ‘right-sizing’ Boston’s schools
Mayor Martin Walsh and BPS officials courted controversy in recent years with calls for the district to close schools.
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City voucher rates to be set by zip code
The Boston Housing Authority will be the first public housing authority in the country to voluntarily set its payment standards for low-income families by zip code rather than a blanket price.
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Pride and politics at Haitian parade
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Pride and politics at Haitian parade
In Mattapan and Hyde Park 10 candidates are vying for the District 5 council seat being vacated by Councilor Tim McCarthy.
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In the news: Dr. Thea James
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In the news: Dr. Thea James
The Massachusetts Public Health Association will honor Thea James at their 17th Annual Spring Award Breakfast on June 7, 2019.
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Immigration driving population growth in Greater Boston area
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Immigration driving population growth in Greater Boston area
Immigration and the rising cost of housing have driven dramatic changes in the Greater Boston area since 1990, according to a report released by The Boston Foundation last week.
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Increased spending, no new revenue in Senate budget
The Massachusetts Senate Ways and Means Committee has proposed increased funding for education in its fiscal year 2020 budget proposal, but with few new revenue sources, advocacy groups are questioning whether it goes far enough.
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Sociedad Latina emphasizes cultural pride
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Sociedad Latina emphasizes cultural pride
At an event celebrating Sociedad Latina’s 50th anniversary, Executive Director Alexandra Oliver-Dávila explained that helping Latino youth be proud of their identity lets them pave the way for their success.
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Advocates blast gov’s housing bill
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Advocates blast gov’s housing bill
Housing advocates came to the Massachusetts State House for a hearing Tuesday morning to speak against a bill that Governor Charlie Baker says will create more housing in the state.
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City to seek bids for Nawn Factory
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City to seek bids for Nawn Factory
The Boston Planning and Development Agency will soon be releasing a request for proposals for the Dudley Square site known as Parcel 8.
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