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A sea change on the city council?
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A sea change on the city council?
Next year, the City Council could draw even closer to representing the diversity of the city’s residents. With three candidates of color leading in fundraising for the four at-large seats and several more in the running for vacant district seats, a majority people-of-color council could be just around the corner.
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Collins pushes for faster Fairmount
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Collins pushes for faster Fairmount
State Sen. Nick Collins is looking to speed things up along the sleepy Fairmount Line with a budget amendment that would allow for service at 15-minute intervals.
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Sprouting soon: Microgreens business grows in Hyde Park
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Business
Sprouting soon: Microgreens business grows in Hyde Park
After an arduous four-year process since approaching the City of Boston with their intention to start an urban farm specializing in microgreens, horticulturists Tim Smith and Lisa Evans are finally making it happen.
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Haitian Chamber hosts candidate forum
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Haitian Chamber hosts candidate forum
With at least four candidates contending for the District 5 City Council seat and at least nine vying for the four at-large seats on the body, members of Boston’s Haitian-American community had an opportunity last week to hear first-hand the ideas the aspiring officials plan to bring to City Hall.
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McCarthy drops out of 5th District race, Arroyo, Sanon gearing up
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News
McCarthy drops out of 5th District race, Arroyo, Sanon gearing up
Just two weeks after announcing he would seek re-election to the District 5 City Council seat he has represented since 2013, Tim McCarthy last week said he will not run in this year’s race for the Hyde Park-based seat.
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Hyde Park attorney to take on District 5 councilor
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Local News
Hyde Park attorney to take on District 5 councilor
An early challenger has stepped up to battle City Councilor Tim McCarthy for his District 5 seat in the November 2019 election. Ricardo Arroyo quit his job as a public defender last Friday and this week announced his intention to run for Boston City Council, representing residents in Mattapan, Roslindale and Hyde Park.
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New housing opens in Hyde Park
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Local News
New housing opens in Hyde Park
It took the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation more than 20 years to see its 27-unit all-affordable housing building through to completion, so when Mayor Martin Walsh and leadership from the organization cut the ribbon on the development last Thursday, it was a big deal.
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