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How to watch a City Council hearing

How to watch a City Council hearing

The Boston City Council regularly holds meetings and hearings that are open to the public.


Watch online

You can stream hearings and weekly meetings online. You can play videos with the latest version of Flash PlayerFor older videos, you need to download RealPlayer to use the online service.

Check out the Boston City Council Television scheduleYou can also search through our video archives for older footage.


Watch on TV

To view hearings and weekly meetings, you can watch on:

  • Comcast: Channel 8
  • RCN: Channel 82

Browse the Boston City Council Television schedule.


Or watch in person

Most hearings and meetings are held in the Iannella Chamber on the fifth floor of Boston City Hall:

  • 1 City Hall Square
  • Boston, MA 02201

View the upcoming City Council schedule.

Need to Know:

If you have any questions, please call us at 617-635-2208, or send an email to

City Council
1 City Hall Square
Room 550
Boston, MA 02201-2043
United States