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Planned City Hall Plaza Upgrades Force Cancelation of Boston Winter

Winter is canceled. No, we don’t mean “canceled” in the “this famous person did something bad, so I don’t like them anymore” sense. And no, […]

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Coming Soon to City Hall Plaza: Beer, Ice Cream, Mini Golf, Puppies

If and when summer actually arrives in Boston this year, there will be a whole bunch of summery things to do on City Hall Plaza […]

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The Boston Calling Extortion Trial Has Evaporated

The Boston Calling extortion trial, which ensnared two aides to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and roiled City Hall, has come to an abrupt end after […]

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Is City Hall Plaza’s Boston Winter Doomed?

It’s clear City Hall Plaza needed help. The big brick-laden black hole—notable only in the fact that it’s such an architectural oddity you can put […]

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Felix G. Arroyo Has Been Fired

Just days after the bombshell dropped that Felix G. Arroyo, Marty Walsh’s health services chief, had been accused of sexual harassment in a complaint, Arroyo […]

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Recreo Coffee Is Now Open Inside City Hall

A local coffee company with Nicaraguan roots (literally) has set up shop inside Boston City Hall. Recreo Coffee is now serving espresso drinks, cold brew, […]

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Walsh Officials Ask to Move Extortion Case After Election Day

Kenneth Brissette and Tim Sullivan, two top aides to Mayor Marty Walsh indicted last year, have asked a federal judge to move their extortion case […]

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Federal Judge Won’t Dismiss Extortion Charges Against Top Walsh Aides

A federal judge refused to throw out extortion and conspiracy charges against two top aides in Mayor Marty Walsh’s administration, accused of coercing the Boston […]

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Boston Grand Prix CEO Sues Walsh Aide for $15 Million

Former Boston Grand Prix CEO John Casey has filed a suit in Suffolk Superior Court against Austin Blackmon, Mayor Marty Walsh’s chief of environment, energy, and […]

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Marty Walsh Calls Jeff Sessions’s Sanctuary Cities Threat “Irresponsible and Destructive”

Mayor Marty Walsh issued a strong rebuke to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s threat to strip the nation’s so-called “sanctuary cities” of federal funding. “The safety and […]

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HUD Cuts Will Kill Two Boston Homeless Recovery Programs

Two transitional programs aimed at helping Boston’s homeless addicts recover while finding housing will shutter, thanks to cuts at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). […]

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Deal Reached to Keep Citgo Sign in Kenmore Square for “Decades to Come”

Worry no more—after more than a year of uncertainty, the Citgo sign is staying put in Kenmore Square. Mayor Marty Walsh announced late Wednesday afternoon […]

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City Council Passes Resolution Affirming “Sanctuary” Status for Boston Public Schools

The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a resolution affirming so-called “sanctuary” status for Boston Public Schools, amidst the Trump administrations’s crackdown on undocumented […]

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Boston City Hall Is Seeking a Coffeeshop Operator

If you must make a visit to City Hall later this year, at least you could have a steaming cup of local coffee while you’re […]

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City’s Gender Pay Gap Report a Good Start, But Lack of Race Info Glaring

Mayor Marty Walsh released a new report on the city’s gender pay gap Thursday, which found that women in Boston earn 77 cents for every dollar their […]