Outlines Steps on Growth and Permitting
Video. Mayor Walsh,
in his first address to the Boston Municipal Research Bureau,
announces steps to speed up permitting, and to attract new jobs
and young talent. Report aired March 7.
Students Challenged to Read 100 Minutes
Video. K2 students
in the Boston Public Schools are challenged to read 100 minutes
at home in the week starting March 10 by Mayor Walsh and
ReadBoston. Report aired March 6.
Sought for Undocumented Immigrants
and advocates makes case for allowing foreign nationals without
legal status in the US to get a Mass. driver's license. Report
aired March 5.
Parade" Set for Return to South Boston
Video. Pat Scanlon,
Coordinator with Veterans for Peace, talks about the alternative
parade planned for another St. Patrick's Day march in South
Boston. Interview aired March 5.
Held on Boston Marijuana Dispensaries
Video. The City
Council holds a public hearing about two sites in Boston with
preliminary approval for selling medical marijuana. Report aired
General Calls for Drug Lab Safeguards
Inspector General Glenn Cunha calls for new training and
management procedures to prevent any future tampering of drug
tests by the state. Report aired March 4.
Lead City Hall Black History Celebration
from the Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury highlight
the Black History Month celebration in the Boston City Council
Chamber. Report aired February 27.
Held for New Berklee Dorm Tower
ribbon-cutting takes place for the first new building developed
in Boston by Berklee College of Music, a 16-story dorm tower on
Mass. Ave. Report aired February 27.
Survey Starts in Boston Public Housing
Video. The city
sends trained volunteers to survey the needs of the elderly and
people with disabilities in Boston's public housing
developments. Report aired February 26.
Ads Aim at Gun Trafficking Role of Women
Video. New MBTA ads
amplify a campaign by
Citizens for Safety to discourage women from straw
purchases and concealment of guns that might be used in crime.
Report aired February 25.
Walsh: Administration Diversity to Increase
Video. After a
report that more than two-thirds of the top jobs in his
administration were filled by whites, Mayor Walsh says there
will be more diversity to come. Report aired February 21.
Starts Work on Science/Engineering Complex
Groundbreaking takes place for a new interdisciplinary science
and engineering complex at Northeastern University. Report aired
in New Campaign for Jobs, Opportunities
Video. A coalition
of teens campaigns for a new round of public funding and private
partnering to provide summer jobs, career and prevention
programs. Report aired February 20.
Find New Perch, Help with Connections
Video. WeWork opens
two locations in Boston offering startups a source of flexible
office space and help with networking. Report aired February 20.
Job, Violence Prevention Programs Touted
and community activists make the case for new state funding to
support youth job and violence prevention programs. Segment
aired February 19.