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Latest News

Mar13

BOSTON - Boston City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty, Chair of the Committee on Government Operations, has announced that he has recommended passage of an amended version of the proposed ordinance regarding Good Food Purchasing Standards in the City of Boston.The proposal, filed by City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu, seeks to help the City of Boston leverage its purchasing and procurement power to support local economies, nutrition, a valued workforce, environmental sustainability, and animal welfare.

Mar13

Boston, MA - Boston City Councilor At-Large Michael F. Flaherty, Chair of the City Council’s Committee on the Community Preservation Act, has recommended passage for the second round of funding that has sought public funding for community preservation projects across the City of Boston. Chairman Flaherty has recommended approval of the funding requests after a productive hearing in which the Committee heard from a diverse range of community groups and individuals who represented the 56 projects seeking $34,926,700.00.

Mar12

BOSTON – Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn and Boston City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty called for a hearing regarding city services and public facilities on the South Boston Waterfront. They called attention to equal access to basic city services for taxpaying residents and the lack of public facilities - such as a library, community center or civic space, police and fire stations – despite the unprecedented development and growth that has taken place in the neighborhood.

Mar4

The hearing order comes in response to feedback from residents and other stakeholders in support of the concept of an intensive, year-long focused program that provides additional support to students who may opt into the program before leaving high school. Year 13 provides students with an extra year of high school that allows for students get on track for entrance to four-year colleges, vocational-technical school and/or community college as well. 

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