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Candidates v. the people: is it ok to put signs on public property?
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Candidates v. the people: is it ok to put signs on public property?
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Hayden under fire over T cop case allegations
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Hayden under fire over T cop case allegations
In the wake of a Boston Globe investigation that suggested that interim District Attorney Kevin Hayden’s office declined to prosecute an MBTA police officer accused of misconduct, then received donations from the officer and his attorney, several local elected officials are calling on him to resign.
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Candidate debate focused on Mass & Cass
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Candidate debate focused on Mass & Cass
About seven weeks ahead of Massachusetts’ primary election, candidates presented different approaches to tackle a crisis of mental health, substance use disorders and criminal activity in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, also called Mass. and Cass.
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Candidates press for votes in 5th Suffolk
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Candidates press for votes in 5th Suffolk
With less than two months before the September primary, two leading candidates continue to compete to replace outgoing state Rep. Liz Miranda in the 5th Suffolk District seat.
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Wu celebrates inauguration with City Hall Plaza bash
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Wu celebrates inauguration with City Hall Plaza bash
After serving as mayor for nearly 7 months, Michelle Wu finally celebrated her fall victory with an inauguration celebration on City Hall Plaza.
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Politicians urge action on Mass and Cass
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Politicians urge action on Mass and Cass
A group of Massachusetts elected officials are calling on state and local law enforcement to execute a sweep of outstanding criminal warrants and to clear people with mental health issues and substance use disorder from the corridor near Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue, known as Mass. and Cass.
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The rent is too high: state rep. candidate priced out
Last week State Representative hopeful Mark Martinez announced on Twitter that he would be withdrawing his candidacy for the 7th Suffolk District, citing his inability to find affordable housing in the district as the reason for the early end to the campaign.
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Council opposes ride-share app ballot question
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Council opposes ride-share app ballot question
Last Wednesday, the Boston City Council passed a resolution urging Massachusetts residents to oppose a statewide ballot measure that would make app-based drivers for companies like Uber, Lyft and Doordash independent contractors.
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Janey takes helm at antipoverty agency
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Janey takes helm at antipoverty agency
Following her tenure as the first woman and first person of color to lead Boston as its mayor, Kim Janey will now be stepping in to head the nonprofit Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) as its president and CEO.
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Candidates for 15th Suffolk seat air views
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Candidates for 15th Suffolk seat air views
The four candidates vying for the 15th Suffolk state representative seat being vacated by Nika Elugardo came together for their first candidate forum last week, outlining their positions on issues raised by the group Jamaica Plain Progressives.
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Bostonians air views on rent control
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Bostonians air views on rent control
Last Tuesday, the Mayor’s Office of Housing (MOH) held its first listening session to discuss Mayor Wu’s rent stabilization initiative — a policy that she plans to put before state lawmakers next year.
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Tough choices ahead as Wu marks 100 days in mayor's seat
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Tough choices ahead as Wu marks 100 days in mayor's seat
As she marks her first 100 days in office, Mayor Michelle Wu has notched some early victories, including the mostly successful removal of the tent encampment in the Mass and Cass area and the rollout of several free bus lines — the latter, at least partially making good on a campaign promise for a fare-free T.
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