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Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

November 28, 2018


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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...

Marriott hotel employees on strike for better wages and benefits

Marriott hotel employees on strike for better wages and benefits

October 17, 2018


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By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent More than 1,500 employees of Marriott International have been on strike in Boston since Oct. 3 to fight for higher pay and better benefits as part of a nationwide demonstration against the hotel group. Employees from seven Boston Marriott hotel brands, including the Aloft ...

Boston businesses endorse candidates — democratically

Boston businesses endorse candidates — democratically

September 26, 2018


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By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent Many Boston neighborhoods are plastered with political signs displayed in storefronts lining the streets, as midterm elections draw near. Walking through neighborhoods where political signs adorn the streets like in the North End, Mission Hill and South Boston,...

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