Post Tagged with: "Mayor Martin J. Walsh"

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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.
Preliminary elections in the mayoral elections take place Tuesday, where the race will narrow to two candidates. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.

Walsh, Jackson lead mayoral race prior to preliminary election

Boston’s 49th mayoral race will tighten this week as voters narrow the field to two candidates in the preliminary elections Tuesday.

by × September 25, 2017 × 0 comments

Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

The best way for Boston to uphold its status as a defender of all would be to revisit legislation regarding the rights of undocumented immigrants and give undocumented residents peace of mind through legal protections

by × September 21, 2017 × 0 comments

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Guest speakers and Northeastern faculty cut red ribbons in a symbolic ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the ISEC. / Photo by Dylan Shen

Politicians, student demonstrators turn out for ISEC opening

By Paxtyn Merten, Kaitlyn Budion and Glenn Billman The grand opening of Northeastern University’s newest research and academic building brought speeches from prominent leaders in scientific research and Massachusetts politicians, along with protests from a student environmental group. Hundreds of researchers, students, faculty, administrators and executives of various research institutes […]

by × April 4, 2017 × 3 comments

City

BPD to extend body camera pilot program

BPD to extend body camera pilot program

The union for the Boston Police Department (BPD) has agreed to extend its body camera pilot program to September 2017 for further observation and research.

by × March 17, 2017 × 2 comments

City, Featured Content

More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

The event advocated support for women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQA+ individuals and people with disabilities.

by × January 21, 2017 × 3 comments

City, Featured Content

Boston Day and Night Academy student Luis Navarro leads the crowd in a chant while awaiting the return of the delegation sent into the State House.

Boston students walk out, protest Trump

Hundreds of Boston high school and university students walked out of classes Monday as part of a nationwide student movement against President-elect Donald J. Trump.

by × December 8, 2016 × 0 comments

City

Voters reject charters, legalize marijuana

Voters reject charters, legalize marijuana

Massachusetts residents voted Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, not expand charter schools and open up funds for affordable housing projects.

by × November 10, 2016 × 1 comment

City

Bostonians to vote on Community Preservation Act

Bostonians to vote on Community Preservation Act

Boston voters will vote on whether to accept the Community Preservation Act (CPA), which would create taxes to fund affordable housing, historic preservation and construction of parks and open spaces.

by × November 3, 2016 × 2 comments

City, Featured Content

Northeastern launches local initiative to benefit neighbors

Northeastern launches local initiative to benefit neighbors

Northeastern announced it will be launching a loan pro­gram designed to provide below-market interest rates for local businesses owned by women and minorities at a press conference Tuesday morning.

by × October 27, 2016 × 3 comments

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Mayor’s office launches early voting website

For the first time ever, Boston voters have the option of casting ballots prior to the nationwide Election Day this year through a new initiative.

by × September 29, 2016 × 13 comments