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Ayanna Pressley Pledges Support for Matt O’Malley as Boston City Council President

City Councilors Matt O'Malley, left, and Ayanna Pressley

There is already talk about three Boston City Councilors vying to become the next city council president — with one being District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley. And O’Malley already has the public support of one sitting city councilor — Ayanna Pressley. (more…) Continue Reading →

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JP Organization Seeks Help to Restore Small Biz Funding

Alison Moronta, left, helps facilitate a meeting of business owners at The Haven on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

The JP Neighborhood Development Corp., known for its efforts at increasing affordable housing, is also an important backer of the neighborhood’s small businesses. And the tax dollars that support a key program, Small Business Technical Assistance, aren’t in the state Senate’s budget (or the governor’s, for that matter.)

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Yancey on Casey: ‘I Have Grave Concerns About This Project’

Screen shot from video of City Councilor Charles Yancey speaking at a Casey Arborway meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2015.

Name-checking the successful grassroots effort that stopped the Southwest Expressway, City Councilor Charles Yancey told a sometimes raucous crowd of about 175 that he wants to make sure neighborhoods outside JP, notably Mattapan, don’t suffer from ills he sees in the massive project. (more…) Continue Reading →

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