Post Tagged with: "Mayor Martin J. Walsh"

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BPD to extend body camera pilot program

BPD to extend body camera pilot program

The union for the Boston Police Department (BPD) has agreed to extend its body camera pilot program to September 2017 for further observation and research.

by × March 17, 2017 × 0 comments

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More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

The event advocated support for women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQA+ individuals and people with disabilities.

by × January 21, 2017 × 0 comments

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Boston Day and Night Academy student Luis Navarro leads the crowd in a chant while awaiting the return of the delegation sent into the State House.

Boston students walk out, protest Trump

Hundreds of Boston high school and university students walked out of classes Monday as part of a nationwide student movement against President-elect Donald J. Trump.

by × December 8, 2016 × 0 comments

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Voters reject charters, legalize marijuana

Voters reject charters, legalize marijuana

Massachusetts residents voted Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, not expand charter schools and open up funds for affordable housing projects.

by × November 10, 2016 × 1 comment

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Bostonians to vote on Community Preservation Act

Bostonians to vote on Community Preservation Act

Boston voters will vote on whether to accept the Community Preservation Act (CPA), which would create taxes to fund affordable housing, historic preservation and construction of parks and open spaces.

by × November 3, 2016 × 0 comments

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Northeastern launches local initiative to benefit neighbors

Northeastern launches local initiative to benefit neighbors

Northeastern announced it will be launching a loan pro­gram designed to provide below-market interest rates for local businesses owned by women and minorities at a press conference Tuesday morning.

by × October 27, 2016 × 46 comments

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Mayor’s office launches early voting website

For the first time ever, Boston voters have the option of casting ballots prior to the nationwide Election Day this year through a new initiative.

by × September 29, 2016 × 13 comments

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Two city officials facing federal extortion charges for Boston Calling music festival

Two city officials facing federal extortion charges for Boston Calling music festival

A second high-ranking member of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration was indicted for union-related extortion charges on June 29 in connection to the city’s popular Boston Calling music festival, according to federal prosecutors.

by × July 22, 2016 × 2 comments

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2024 Olympics prompt citywide discussion

2024 Olympics prompt citywide discussion

Emotions are mixed after the announcement that Boston is the US Olympic Committee’s choice for the Summer Olympic Games in 2024.

by × January 22, 2015 × 1 comment

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Walsh gives first State of the City address

Walsh gives first State of the City address

Mayor Martin J. Walsh discussed the City of Boston’s successes and needs for improvement in regard to education, housing, diversity and more in Boston’s first State of the City Address. Around 2,500 people convened in Symphony Hall Tuesday evening for the event, just over a year after Walsh’s inauguration.

by × January 15, 2015 × 135 comments