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A Beacon Hill committee has endorsed a bill that aims to increase diversity on the site of state construction projects. The Legislature’s Joint Committee on State Administration and Oversight signed off on the bill last week. If it becomes law, it... Read more
Most companies that win contracts for publicly funded building projects in Boston continue to fall well short of city-mandated minimum-hiring thresholds, according to a Reporter analysis of city reports. The Boston Residents Job Policy (BRJP), a city... Read more
The St. Mark’s Area Civic Association met on Tuesday night and voted 11-5 to keep a referendum on a Boston casino confined to the ward in which the gambling facility would be located. The vote followed a discussion among members and a presentation from... Read more
The saga of City Hall vs. the Star Five Oil Company may have reached a turning point.
City officials said this week that an abatement order is in effect, preventing the company from parking heavy duty vehicles on its property,... Read more
It’s far too early to know if Dorchester’s one-and-only hospital can survive and thrive under the for-profit model of its new owners, Steward Health Care Systems. But for those seeking a reliable indicator that Carney Hospital is moving in the right... Read more
The city of Boston’s entry into the longtime push to realize the full potential of the MBTA’s Fairmount Line is welcome news. Utilizing the planning expertise and coordination of the Boston Redevelopment Authority— and pairing that with the good work... Read more