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Wu makes zoning board appointments
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Wu makes zoning board appointments
Mayor Michelle Wu announced appointments to the city’s Zoning Board of Appeal Monday, replacing 11 of the 14 current members of the body, which serves as one of the primary review processes for construction projects in the city.
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Arroyo, sex assault victim take aim at Globe report, Hayden
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Politics
Arroyo, sex assault victim take aim at Globe report, Hayden
A woman whom the Boston Globe alleged suspected Ricardo Arroyo of sexually assaulting her after she blacked out at a party in 2007 hit back at the weekly newspaper in a statement released Wednesday stating that Arroyo was never a suspect in her assault and charging that an investigator hired by District Attorney Kevin Hayden’s campaign told her she would be part of a political scandal.
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Teachers union, city reach agreement on special needs students
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Teachers union, city reach agreement on special needs students
Boston Teachers Union President Jessica Tang and Mayor Michelle Wu announced that they have reached an agreement on the union’s contract that will increase the number of so-called inclusion classrooms — regular education classrooms in which special needs students are taught.
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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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Mayor, city council at odds over budget
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Mayor, city council at odds over budget
Mayor Michelle Wu rejected the Boston City Council’s amended budget Monday, responding with her own revised spending plan that shrinks the council’s proposed multi million dollar cuts to the city’s police and fire departments.
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State releases report on BPS as parents protest
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State releases report on BPS as parents protest
Teachers and parent activists protested outside One Ashburton Place Tuesday morning while the state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education discussed its review of the Boston Public Schools in what’s widely perceived as a precursor to state intervention into Massachusetts’ largest school district.
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Pressley secures tuition funding
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Pressley secures tuition funding
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley secured $1 million in federal funds to augment the city’s program offering free tuition at community colleges.
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Does the BPDA have a vision for Boston’s future?
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Does the BPDA have a vision for Boston’s future?
Major real estate development projects are moving forward before Mayor Michelle Wu has made good on her campaign promise to break apart the Boston Planning and Development agency, separating the city’s planning function from the agency, which manages the approval process for large real estate projects.
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Education commissioner launches second BPS audit
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News
Education commissioner launches second BPS audit
On March 9, Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeffrey Riley fired off an email to Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius informing her his office will conduct a district review — an audit of the city’s public schools — citing late buses, the concentration of students of color in special education classrooms and other unspecified concerns.
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Wu: production alone won’t bring down rents
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Local News
Wu: production alone won’t bring down rents
Mayor Michelle Wu says her administration is exploring ways to increase affordable housing production.
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Wu calls on locals to support Ukrainians
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Wu calls on locals to support Ukrainians
Mayor Michelle Wu hosted an informational session with Yusufi Vali, Director of the Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement (MOIA), to discuss Ukraine and “how Bostonians can support global communities in crisis,” before attending a rally in support of the embattled country Sunday.
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Wu, council advance new real estate tax
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Wu, council advance new real estate tax
Mayor Michelle Wu last week signed a home rule petition for a 2% tax on real estate sales over $2 million. The tax would apply only to the amount in excess of $2 million on the sale of real estate. The petition requires legislative approval to become law.
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