Proposed North End Investments: New Community Center Design, Prado Restoration, Eliot School, North Square...

Mayor Walsh has proposed a $2.4 billion capital plan for Fiscal Year 2019 that will make investments toward schools, transportation, climate resiliency, arts and more in every Boston neighborhood. Investments...

State Rep. Michlewitz Opposes Municipal Harbor Plan in Letter to the State

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz sent an opposition letter on the Municipal Harbor Plan to the State stressing his concerns about the Harbor Garage site development. Michlewitz reiterates his...

Increased Parking Fines to Fund $5 Million in Transportation; Biking & Bus Improvements Emphasized

Mayor Walsh has proposed a $5 million annual increase in Boston transportation spending, including protected bike lanes and pedestrian paths, intersection redesigns, and traffic...
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Boncore Running For Re-Election To State Senate, Not For District Attorney

After recent speculation that he would run for Suffolk County District Attorney, Joe Boncore has issued the following statement that he is not running for...

City Councilor Edwards to Hold Hearing on Housing Speculation April 3

The Committee on Housing and Community Development, chaired by City Councilor Lydia Edwards, will hold a hearing on Tuesday, April 3, on housing speculation...

From the Councilor: One Charlestown, Short-Term Rentals, Boston’s Housing Market, Annual Scholarship to Honor...

March Newsletter from City Councilor Lydia Edwards: I'm excited to provide an update on everything that's happened in the month of March in the Boston City Council, District...

State Senator Joe Boncore Considering Run for District Attorney

It was just two years ago when State Senator Joe Boncore blasted on the local political scene in the special election to fill the seat...

Senator Boncore Leads Passage of Housing Bond Bill to Support Affordable Housing

Senator Boncore led the Massachusetts Senate in its passage of the Housing Bond Bill – An act financing the production and preservation of housing...

Hearing on Flooding Brings Together City Groups to Discuss Strategies & Solutions

On Monday, March 26th, Boston City Councilor At-Large and Chair of the Committee on Planning, Development & Transportation Michelle Wu held a hearing on...

Rep. Michlewitz: Passed House Bill on Short-Term Rentals (AirBnb) Brings Safety, Transparency and Revenue

The Massachusetts House passed a long-debated bill on short-term rentals (AirBnb, etc.) last Thursday. The North End's State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz was the lead...

Boston City Council Letter to Massachusetts House on Short-Term Rentals Proposal

Boston City Council sent a letter regarding short-term rentals to the Massachusetts House last week, asking the House to preserve local control as the...

Public Hearing Regarding the Greenway Business Improvement District April 12

Boston City Council will hold a hearing to discuss the Greenway Business Improvement District (BID) on April 12 at 10am at City Hall. A Better City...