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In the News: Marta E. Rivera
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In the News: Marta E. Rivera
Mayor Michelle Wu appointed Marta E. Rivera to be the permanent Commissioner of Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF)
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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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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
Last week, affordable housing advocates came together to demand that the city take action on the lack of affordable housing across Boston, calling on the Wu administration to increase the amount of affordable rental units, hold developers accountable for their affordable housing agreements and create affordable homeownership opportunities for city residents.
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Council hears unions’ vaccine concerns
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Council hears unions’ vaccine concerns
At the first in-person hearing for the Boston City Council since the start of the pandemic, leaders of several city workers’ unions on Thursday pleaded their case for Mayor Michelle Wu to drop the controversial mandate that city employees be vaccinated.
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Black, Latino groups file federal complaint against Walsh administration over contracting
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News
Black, Latino groups file federal complaint against Walsh administration over contracting
A coalition of minority business advocates filed a complaint against the city of Boston Monday, alleging that the city discriminates against Black and Latino-owned businesses in its $2.1 billion in annual contracting.
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Councilors probe improvements to 311 system
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Help your city by getting tested for COVID-19
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Opinion
Help your city by getting tested for COVID-19
We are entering a critical time in this pandemic, and everyone who does their part will help save lives, and make a real difference.
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Boston’s chief of equity holds conversation on closing Boston’s wealth gap
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Boston’s chief of equity holds conversation on closing Boston’s wealth gap
In one of her first events as the city’s chief of equity, Karilyn Crockett led a discussion Aug. 27 on the wealth gap with the Boston Women’s Workforce Council (BWWC) and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, examining pay equity along race and gender lines.
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City seeks artist for public art project at BPL Roxbury branch
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Arts & Culture
City seeks artist for public art project at BPL Roxbury branch
Last week, the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture and the Boston Art Commission announced a search for an artist or artistic team to create permanent public artwork for the renovated Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library.
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Karilyn Crockett heads city’s new equity office
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Karilyn Crockett heads city’s new equity office
Last week, Mayor Martin Walsh announced a new Office of Equity for the city of Boston, appointing Dr. Karilyn Crockett to lead it.
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Parking tickets, accessibility vetted at City Council meeting
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Parking tickets, accessibility vetted at City Council meeting
At the Feb. 26 City Council meeting, Councilor Julia Mejia proposed a hearing order regarding cutting parking ticket costs for low-income families. She issued a hearing order to discuss possibilities for the tickets to be income-adjusted.
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State has checkered history of school district interventions
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State has checkered history of school district interventions
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