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Arroyos endorse Kim Janey’s mayoral bid
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Arroyos endorse Kim Janey’s mayoral bid
Boston Mayor Kim Janey picked up key endorsements last week from the prominent Arroyo family as well as a leading progressive state legislator, boosting her campaign to hold on to power at City Hall in a close mayoral contest.
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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
A break in the rain Sunday provided an ideal opportunity for scores of celebrants to march in the Roxbury Unity Parade, an event meant to highlight the residents of the neighborhood.
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In the news: Catherine T. Morris
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In the news: Catherine T. Morris
The Boston Foundation announced that Catherine T. Morris, the founder and executive director of Boston Art & Music Soul (BAMS) Fest, has been hired as the next Director, Arts and Culture for the foundation.
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District 7 candidates stake positions in forum
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District 7 candidates stake positions in forum
Seven candidates for the District 7 City Council seat discussed housing, the opiod crisis, public safety and other municipal issues during an online forum hosted by local ward committees and civic groups last week.
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Local, national church battle over real estate
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Local, national church battle over real estate
For local members of the Mount Calvary Holy Church of America in Roxbury, their church at 9-19 Otisfield Street is a property meant to serve its neighborhood through religious services and other community programing. A conflict with the national ministry of the same name that acts as an umbrella organization for the Boston church and other affiliates across the country may pose a challenge to that mission.
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Boston rallies in support of Haiti
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Boston rallies in support of Haiti
About 50 people, including public officials, faith leaders, and residents of the Haitian diaspora, came together in prayerful support for the people of Haiti following the assassination of the country’s president Jovenel Moïse and the shooting of his wife Martine on July 7.
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Mayoral candidates advance ideas on Boston’s housing crisis
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Mayoral candidates advance ideas on Boston’s housing crisis
In a June poll from Suffolk University and The Boston Globe, respondents selected housing as the most important issue that would affect their vote for mayor.
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BCLA students meet with Cassellius, receive no guarantees
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BCLA students meet with Cassellius, receive no guarantees
Angered at what they say is the Boston Public Schools’ refusal to honor a promise to provide them a new building, students from Boston Community Leadership Academy met last week with Superintendent Brenda Cassellius in an attempt to obtain a guarantee they would not be moved from their existing building.
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Redistricting committee looks at 7th District
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Redistricting committee looks at 7th District
The U.S. Census is still weeks away from releasing data on population changes, but Massachusetts elected officials and political activists are already knee-deep in the redistricting process as the Legislature prepares to redraw political boundaries to respond to shifts in the state population.
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She's building a network of support for women leaving incarceration
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She's building a network of support for women leaving incarceration
The door to the house stood wide open. It’s a barn-red Victorian structure, wise with age and situated on a quiet street in Roxbury. A sun-bathed backyard was visible from the wraparound front porch. The ground floor was spacious yet cozy, and a cheerful bouquet of flowers sat on the spotless granite kitchen counter. In the backyard, a group of women from a local mosque clustered around Stacey Borden.
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DOC criticized for solitary confinement changes
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DOC criticized for solitary confinement changes
When the Massachusetts Department of Correction announced in June that it would be dissolving its solitary confinement unit over the span of three years, state Rep. Liz Miranda was not satisfied.
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Edwards wants ZBA out of cannabis decisions
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Edwards wants ZBA out of cannabis decisions
Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards held a hearing July 6 on two ordinances that mainly bring zoning decision-making for marijuana businesses under the authority of the Boston Cannabis Board (BCB), which was created in 2019 to facilitate the licensing of these businesses and maintain equity during the process.
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