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Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

November 28, 2018


Filed under City

By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent After decades, the city of Boston plans to renovate twelve public schools and close three. On October 26, Boston Public Schools released the second phase of its 10-year, $1 billion plan, BuildBPS. The BuildBPS master plan is the first long-term renovation p...

Boston Winter brings holiday cheer to City Hall Plaza

Boston Winter brings holiday cheer to City Hall Plaza

November 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Sam Cronin, news correspondent From Nov. 24 until Dec. 31, Boston’s City Hall Plaza is transformed for Boston Winter as part of Berkshire Bank’s Boston Seasons series of events. With an expanded shopping market and outdoor skating path, City Hall is full of holiday cheer. As part of a campaign...

City Hall To Go brings services to neighborhoods

City Hall To Go brings services to neighborhoods

February 18, 2016


Filed under City

By Oliver Price, news correspondent Obtaining a birth certificate and acquiring business licenses can require a time-consuming trip to the Boston City Hall, so the city is bringing the services to the streets. City Hall To Go, a food-truck-inspired vehicle, travels the streets of Boston as a mobile ...

New city app promises ease in paying tickets

New city app promises ease in paying tickets

February 11, 2016


Filed under City

By Jasmine Wu and Rowan Walrath, news staff Bostonians who face parking tickets and fees now have a new way to pay them back: PayTix, an app launched Jan. 28, allows users to settle their dues with the City of Boston through their smartphones. The free app is being introduced as a joint collaboration be...

Exhibit at City Hall to celebrate black artists

Exhibit at City Hall to celebrate black artists

February 5, 2015


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief City Hall is joining the ranks of Boston’s art museums and galleries this month as it features the multimedia works of local African-Americans. Two exhibits are now on display to honor talented ethnic artists across the city and celebrate Black History. Curator John C...

Patriots parade bumped to Wednesday

Patriots parade bumped to Wednesday

February 2, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief  Because of the second major storm in a week to hit the Boston area, the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl Parade is now expected to kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from the Prudential Center. Originally, the parade was scheduled for Tuesday. The Patriots are exp...

Professor Menino?

April 10, 2013


Filed under City

By Todd Feathers, News Staff On the wings of Twitter, the rumors spread down Huntington Avenue, through Beacon Hill and along Commonwealth Avenue. Could soon-to-depart Mayor Thomas M. Menino be considering a teaching position at Northeastern, Suffolk University or Boston University? Prompted by a column pu...

Editorial: Food trucks a good model but hindered by City Hall

January 26, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Last week, Boston food truck owners said they aren't getting the business they originally projected. This is surprising, and to those who appreciate good, cheap food, it’s upsetting for a number of reasons. The first being the fundamental paradox of a truck roaming the city, doling out grilled cheese s...

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