Wu Sets Ambitious Agenda in State of the City Address

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:54P Stephen Quigley
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu delivered her State of the City Address at the MGM Music Hall next door to Fenway Park last week in which the mayor noted the achievements that have been accomplished over the...

Skating With Friends Returns To the Frog Pond

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:53P Dan Murphy
The Friends of the Public Garden will be hosting its third annual Skating with Friends event on Sunday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Frog Pond on the Boston Common.  The event will feature...

Sports Betting Begins at Encore Boston Harbor

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:52P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Encore Boston Harbor President Jenny Holaday said it all about the opening of the WynnBET Sportsbook Tuesday at the five-star resort/casino in Everett. “It’s sports betting in the nation’s best sports town,” remarked Holaday. “Everyone is...

Wu Submits Home Rule Petition To End Urban Renewal

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:51P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Special to the Times Mayor Michelle Wu on Monday submitted to the City Council a proposed Home Rule Petition to end Urban Renewal in Boston. If approved by the City Council, the Home Rule Petition would be sent to the State House for approval by...

News Briefs

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:50P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Children’s Winter Fest Returns to Boston Common February 22 Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department present the annual Children s Winter Festival on the Boston Common Parade Ground on Wednesday, February 22, from 11 a.m. to...

Neighborhood Roundup

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:49P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Nichols House Museum Resuming Tours The Nichols House Museum at 55 Mount Vernon St. is resuming tours this week, with tours taking place Thursday- Sunday at 10 and 11 a.m., and noon. Visit to check availability...

Wu Leads the 43rd Annual Homelessness Census

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:48P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Special to the Times With record setting cold weather approaching this weekend, Mayor Michelle Wu on Tuesday night led a group of volunteers, including U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development officials, City officials, State officials,...

Free Tax Preparation for Boston and Mystic Valley Residents Offered

Beacon Hill Times 2/1 7:48P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) urges all residents of Boston and the Mystic Valley who earned $60,000 or less in 2022 to schedule a FREE in-person tax prep appointment at one of our neighborhood sites by calling 617-348-6329 or...

BPDA and BTD Announce Findings of Copley Connect Pilot Program

The Back Bay Sun 1/26 5:57A The Boston Sun Staff
Special to the Sun The Boston Planning & Development Agency and Boston Transportation Department announced on Thursday, Jan. 19, the findings of the 2022 Copley Connect pilot program via the launch of a storymap that details the data collected...

John Borders Named Director of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment

The Back Bay Sun 1/26 5:55A The Boston Sun Staff
Special to the Sun Mayor Michelle Wu announced that John Borders IV will serve as the new Director of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment for the City of Boston, a critical department within the Economic Opportunity and Inclusion Cabinet. Borders...
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