Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Highlights Legislative Bills Passed on Education, Vaping and Distracted Driving

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State Representative Aaron Michlewitz (D-North End) reviewed his legislative priorities and goals as the House will recess for the holidays. In February...

City Council Works to Improve Street Safety

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The Boston City Council wants Boston to be a safer city for pedestrians.  The council held a hearing this...

Boston City Council Passes Marijuana Ordinance

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During the regular city council meeting, the council passed city councilor Kim Janey’s ordinance involving a new marijuana oversight board that will...

Boston Planning and Development Agency Presents Urban Renewal Updates for Downtown Waterfront-Faneuil Hall Area

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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held a community meeting to update the public about the urban renewal plans for the...

City Council Wants More Regulations for Uber and Lyft

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The City Council wants more regulations for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. The council held a...

Residents Group Supports Commercial Wharf Chapter 91 Legislation

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The North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) has submitted a letter to the State House, supporting the proposed legislation by Rep....

City Council Discusses Short-Term Rental Compliance

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The Boston City Council wants to make sure short-term rental units are following the new rules.  At a hearing...

Eighty-Five Boston High Schoolers Sworn in to Mayor’s Youth Council

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The 2019-2020 Mayor's Youth Council (MYC), comprised of 85 high schoolers who will work to improve Boston's communities and empower other young...

Gov. Baker’s Vaping Ban May Be Overturned for Medical Marijuana Users

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Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins has ruled it should be the Commonwealth’s Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) that decides the fate of...

City Council President Requests Hearing Over Ombudsman Oversight Panel’s New Rules

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Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell is requesting a hearing to look over the community ombudsman oversight panel.

Boston City Council Discusses Car Insurance Rates

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The Boston City Council is growing frustrated with the sky rocketing prices of car insurance rates in the city.

Historic Election Despite Low Voter Turnout

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The 2019 November city council election saw the most diverse council in Boston's history elected. Minority candidates will...