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City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.
City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

City Council debates proposal for free public petitions

Boston city councilors proposed a non-discriminatory ordinance that would encourage people of all ages, voter abilities and citizenship statuses to bring petitions to the City Council.

by × April 19, 2017 × 3 comments

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Protesters support refugees at Holocaust Memorial

Protesters support refugees at Holocaust Memorial

Protesters’ signs bore phrases including, “My people were refugees too,” “No place for hate” and “We’re all immigrants.”

by × February 15, 2017 × 0 comments

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NU fails to make full city payment

NU fails to make full city payment

In light of recent criticism, Northeastern University made a payment to the City of Boston on March 2 through the Payments in Lieu of Tax (PILOT) program designed to help cover the costs of municipal services. The university originally paid nothing for the 2014 fiscal year.

by × March 19, 2015 × 5 comments

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City Councillors remember deceased mayor

City Councillors remember deceased mayor

Boston City Councillors share their memories about Mayor Thomas Menino.

by × November 6, 2014 × 41 comments