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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

City

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

City

Participants of the transitional housing programs at Southampton Street Shelter testify before City Council. / Photo by Alex Eng
Participants of the transitional housing programs at Southampton Street Shelter testify before City Council. / Photo by Alex Eng

Public criticizes closing of homeless programs at City Council hearing

The closing of Project SOAR and Safe Harbor could be dangerous for homeless people recovering from addiction or living with HIV, participants testified.

by × April 13, 2017 × 1 comment

City

City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh, city officials and City Councilor Tito Jackson (D-7) disagreed over the closing of two transitional housing programs for homeless people pending a City Council hearing on the matter. / Photo courtesy of Creative Alexius Horatius, Creative Commons

City officials spar over changes to South End homeless shelter programs

The Southampton Street Shelter in the South End, which serves 40 residents, will close two transitional housing programs and shift toward permanent housing.

by × April 5, 2017 × 2 comments

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Data obtained from Off Campus Student Services show that overall undergraduate enrollment at Northeastern typically correlates with the number of students living off campus. News graphic by Jacqueline Ali Cordoba

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students.

by × March 20, 2017 × 3 comments

City

Councilor Jackson proposes program to assist immigrants

Councilor Jackson proposes program to assist immigrants

The program would provide financial assistance for the legal defense of immigrants.

by × February 8, 2017 × 2 comments

City

City Council submits resolution to make BPS sanctuary schools

City Council submits resolution to make BPS sanctuary schools

“In the City of Boston, we will keep our young people, our future and our scholars safe in our schools,” Jackson said.

by × February 8, 2017 × 0 comments

City

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

Tremont Crossing is a proposed multimillion-dollar development project in Roxbury that would include residential, retail, art and office space.

by × February 8, 2017 × 1 comment

City, Featured Content

Walsh gives annual State of the City address

Walsh gives annual State of the City address

Mayor Walsh touted his accomplishments before 2,500 people at Symphony Hall on Tuesday evening.

by × January 19, 2017 × 1 comment

Columns, Opinion

Column: Boston mayoral contest healthy for democracy

Column: Boston mayoral contest healthy for democracy

In Boston, our mayoral elections have not been reflective of our democratic ideals.

by × January 19, 2017 × 3 comments