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...

Mayor’s Column: How Summer Jobs Make a Difference

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh If you asked anyone working today, I bet they can remember their first summer job. It might have been flipping...

Public Hearing To Discuss City Flooding March 26

A council hearing to discuss flooding in the City of Boston will take place on Monday, March 26th at 11am at City Hall. Members of...

North End Library Friends Host Attorney General’s Office

Representatives from the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) gave an informative presentation at the North End Branch Library during a Community Action Hour. Community Action Hours...

City Council Has Mixed Feelings on “Investor Unit Ban” for Short-Term Rentals (AirBnb)

The City Council is split between caution and urgency in crafting their response to the mayor's short-term rentals ordinance, due later this month. “My immediate...

Greenway Business Improvement District (BID) Filed at Boston City Council

A Better City has filed a petition with the Boston City Council to organize the Greenway Business Improvement District (BID). The Greenway BID is designed...

State Senator Joe Boncore Hosts Fundraiser in North End [Photos]

A "who's who" of the local political scene came out to Boston's North End on Wednesday night in support of State Senator Joe Boncore....

From the Councilor: One Charlestown, Noyes Playground, Short-Term Rentals, Suffolk Downs and More

February Newsletter from City Councilor Lydia Edwards: February may be the shortest month of the year but it's been a busy couple of weeks in the Council. Earlier this month,...