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Gloria Steinem Was Honored at the Shining Star Gala in Boston

There was no black tie prerequisite, no exorbitant tables costs, and no after-dinner dance party. But what last night’s Shining Star Gala at the John […]

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100 Black Women Leaders ‘Take Their Seat’ in the Senate

A truly historic moment. Thank you @glyndacarr @AyannaPressley @kimberp_a for inspiring us all. #BlackWomenLead100 pic.twitter.com/aL6c0kr93r — Barbara Lee (@BarbaraLeeSays) July 12, 2016 On Tuesday night, […]

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Protesters Swarm Donald Trump’s High-Profile Boston Fundraiser

Donald Trump’s $2,700-a-plate fundraiser at the Langham Hotel in Boston’s Financial District attracted hundreds of protesters and onlookers Wednesday morning, including Boston City Councilor At-Large […]

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Ayanna Pressley Picks Up Endorsement from Emily’s List

Believe it or not there is an election this fall but it’s the middle of summer so nobody is paying attention. Yes, there’s an election […]

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20 Reasons We Loved Boston in 2014

From Keytar Bear to the Copenhagen Wheel, 20 reasons we were proud to call ourselves Bostonians in 2014.

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Boston Will Get 75 Additional Liquor Licenses

Update: Bring on the growth. @MassGovernor has signed the economic development bill. #mapoli pic.twitter.com/wYFioPhmjZ — Jesse Mermell (@jessemermell) August 13, 2014 Earlier: Thursday, July 31, […]

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Two Councilors Criticize Mayor Walsh Over Probation Verdict Comments

Mayor Marty Walsh’s recent comments about the John O’Brien probation patronage verdict have now drawn criticism from two City Councilors, while a third defended Walsh. […]

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Rally Calls for Mobilization Against Supreme Court Decisions

Hundreds attended the Supreme Rally at City Hall Plaza Tuesday, when local politicians and activists expressed their outrage over recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings regarding women’s issues […]

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City Council Unanimously Supports ‘Gender Identity Non-Discrimination Ordinance’

As Boston celebrates Pride Week, city officials showed, once again, that they stand behind the LGBT community. During a meeting on Wednesday, the City Council […]

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Committee to Discuss Governor’s Economic Development Bill

The Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies is slated to hear testimony on an economic development bill filed by Governor Deval Patrick last month, […]

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Three Glaring ‘Present’ Votes On Boston City Council

The past is never dead, as William Faulkner famously wrote; it’s not even past. Boston demonstrated that truism once again Wednesday as an attempt to […]

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The Power of Ideas

Meet the city’s new power class: visionaries, idealists, and thinkers among us whose insights are transforming the way we live, work, learn, and play—not only here in Boston, but around the world.

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Mayor Marty Walsh Answers Hard-Hitting Questions During Reddit AMA

Sticking to his promise to somehow connect with residents everywhere, whether in person or online, Mayor Marty Walsh entered the Reddit arena on Thursday to […]

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City Councilors Call for Healthcare Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery

City Councilors Michelle Wu and Ayanna Pressley filed an ordinance this week that, if passed, would allow city employees that identify as transgender to be […]

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Politicians Predict the Red Sox Season

  With the thrill of baseball back upon us, I asked local pols via Twitter for their predictions of the number of games the team […]