City Councillor Charles Yancey and several disgruntled residents faced off against Menino administration officials this week, claiming they were not informed about the city’s attempt to temporarily turn four city-owned vacant lots in Dorchester into... Read more
The City Council's budget-vetting committee is scheduled to take testimony on the Boston Public Library system's budget on June 3.
The Ways and Means Committee hearing is set for 6 p.m. in the Iannella Chamber in City Hall.
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UPDATE: The make-up of each committee is posted below.
The City Council's two new at-large councillors are getting two new committees to work with:
-- Ayanna Pressley, the council's first African-American woman, is... Read more
Two of his campaign staffers will be joining Felix Arroyo, the incoming city councillor at-large, at City Hall when his term starts on Jan. 4.
Stuart Rosenberg, who was a senior campaign adviser, will be Arroyo's chief-of-staff. Joy DePina, his... Read more
City Councillor At-Large Sam Yoon has often complained that the City Council is powerless under the â€œstrong mayorâ€ system, to the chagrin of some colleagues on the 13-member council.
But last weekâ€™s debate over the increasing the cityâ€™s... Read more
When Mayor Thomas Menino unwrapped last yearâ€™s city budget, he touted its stability and a host of reconstruction projects.
This year, not so much. If anything, this yearâ€™s city budget is highly unstable as state revenues continue to plunge... Read more