Boston, April 12, 2014, — As the City of Boston prepares for millions of visitors over the next week culminating in the 118th Boston Marathon, city officials today released detailed public safety plans for Boston’s approximately 2 miles of marathon route. Teams of leaders in government and the private sector have worked for months to […]
April 11, 2013, — Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that this spring, five million dollars will be made available to build housing in the City of Boston. The funds will come from the City’s Inclusionary Development Fund, and are being made available after a comprehensive review of that fund’s finances and fiscal controls. One […]
Boston, April 10, 2014, — Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today the formation of an Ethics Committee, which will be tasked with reviewing any relevant changes to the City’s Ethics Policy, implementing a new Statement of Financial Interest for all City employees, creating continuing education programs around ethics issues, and analyzing existing practices and procedures. […]
Boston, April 7, 2014, — Michelle Wu, Boston City Councilor At-Large, today filed an open data ordinance to be proposed at the April 9 meeting of the Boston City Council. Councilor Wu speaks at a recent event in Boston Chinatown (bostonese.com file photo).
Cambridge Mass., April 4, 2014, -– One year after two homemade bombs exploded along the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three, injuring dozens and traumatizing an entire city, jurisdictions both here and abroad remain on high alert to the possibility of similar unexpected, complex and potentially deadly events in their own backyard. A […]
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By David Li, bostonese.com Boston, March 26, 2013, — A nine-alarm file was reported this afternoon on Beacon Street between Fairfield and Exeter Streets tonight. Many users of WeChat shared the following news update on the popular mobile social media app just before the start of evening commute.
Boston, March 21, 2014 — This week Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that Boston will receive $18 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, representing a 2.47% increase from last year’s funding award. The funds will be used to support ongoing and future homeland security initiatives through […]
By Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston It’s hard to believe it’s been just nine weeks since I was sworn in as mayor of Boston. A lot has happened, and my administration has made great progress in key areas. We’re working hard to tackle the most urgent challenges directly and build a foundation for long-term […]