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State Finds Problems with City Hall’s Handling of Boston 2024 Records

In June, Boston magazine asked, “Does Boston City Hall Have a Public Records Problem?” Last week, the state appears to have offered an answer: “Yup.” […]

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City Councilor Tito Jackson Files for Subpoena to Obtain Boston 2024 Chapters

Update: Monday, 2:13 p.m. — The City Council will vote on Jackson’s subpoena order at Wednesday’s meeting. If successful, the subpoena would order Boston 2024 CEO Rich […]

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Get Your #USWNT Kicks at City Hall Plaza’s World Cup Party

What’s more fun than watching the World Cup with a big crowd? Watching the World Cup outside at night with a big crowd. Rarely do […]

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Mayor Walsh Wants Your Ideas to ‘Re-Event’ City Hall Plaza

Five short years ago, there was no Boston Calling bringing music’s brightest talent to the front door of the city’s central command. Underground, trains still […]

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Does City Hall Have a Public Records Problem?

Without a handful of public records requests filed and granted recently, the citizens of Boston would know a lot less about the bid to bring the […]

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Meet Boston’s New Chief Digital Officer

It’s fairly easy to see that Mayor Marty Walsh is making digital assets a top priority during his time in office, something that’s evidenced by […]

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Giant Pigeons Are Taking Over City Hall Plaza

A group of muralists working out of Mayor Marty Walsh’s office is putting the “art” in “flying rat.” The painters, who are a part of […]

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City Council Bans Parking Apps Like Haystack

The Boston City Council officially put the brakes on parking space saving apps like Baltimore-based Haystack on Wednesday. During a hearing at City Hall, officials […]

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City Councilor Wants to Discuss Possible Airbnb Regulations

City Councilor Sal LaMattina wants to take a hard look at how services like Airbnb, which lets users rent out private residences to tourists and […]

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Haystack Parking App Could Be Stalled By Proposed City Ordinance

Founders of a controversial parking app launched in Boston last month that lets users sell off public spaces to people circling the streets, searching for a […]

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City Councilor Proposes ‘Boston Trust Act’

Boston could soon join the growing list of communities across the country that have welcomed legislation preventing local police from detaining people for prolonged periods […]

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Rally Planned In Response to Supreme Court’s Buffer Zone Ruling

Megan Amundson has heard about pockets of protests around Massachusetts, where grassroots women’s rights activists have blasted the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the unconstitutionality […]

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City Hall Walls Get a Splash of Color With Food Truck Collage

Mayor Marty Walsh will soon have some new artwork to cover up the bland, grey, concrete walls in his office at City Hall. Ed Sokoloff, […]

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Councilor Tito Jackson Looks to Bring Innovative Entrepreneurs Into City Hall

Since he took office five months ago, Mayor Marty Walsh’s administration has been rolling out programs at City Hall to make the lives of residents […]

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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 […]