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Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced the recipients of the second annual awards for the Fastest Bostonians, given to the Boston man, woman, and non-binary...

The Office of Workforce Development (OWD) is excited to announce an upcoming Commonwealth Corps opportunity for Boston residents seeking a fulfilling and educational part-time position...

Ceremony honors 28 graduating Recruits and 3 promotions to enhance emergency medical services in Boston

City to recognize Fastest Bostonians; host Fan Fest on City Hall Plaza

Eid

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council adopted a resolution to recognize and honor Eid Al-Fitr as a City of Boston Holiday on April 10, 2024. Eid Al-Fitr holds profound significance within...

Louis D. Brown was born on April 13th, 1978, and grew to be a 15-year-old sophomore who was an avid reader motivated to pursue a Ph.D. and one day be the first Black President of the United States...

The second full week in April is recognized as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week to honor telecommunications personnel in the public safety community. 911 dispatchers across the country...

Black women in the United States experience maternal mortality rates that are three to four times higher than those of white women, a disparity that exists regardless of income or education level...

Polish Constitution Day is celebrated on May 3rd each year and commemorates the signing of the Constitution of 3 May 1791, which was one of the first modern constitutions in the world and an important...

Love Your Block

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council adopted a resolution recognizing April 27, 2024 as the Karen Wepsic Jamaica Plain Love Your Block Day of 2024. Karen Wepsic, born 1938 was a community...

This week, the Council adopted a resolution in support of Bill S.2600, An Act Enhancing School Bus Safety. Boston school buses and MBTA buses often sit in traffic in bus lanes that are blocked by...

Pedestrian fatalities and injuries have been a serious issue for the City of Boston. In recent weeks, there have already been two pedestrian fatalities and one pedestrian being seriously injured by...

Office of Returning Citizens will be hosting a job fair to support returning citizens throughout the application process for jobs at the City of Boston.

This multi-year program funded by a $3 million grant from the Mellon Foundation aims to celebrate creative possibilities through temporary monuments, free public events, educational programming, and...

Parking restrictions and street closures will be in effect in the City of Boston for Patriots Day and the Boston Marathon

Mayor Wu and Office of Language and Communications Access advance plans across 19 departments aimed at improving City departments efforts to ensure that residents can better access and engage with...

Mayor Michelle Wu today announced that the City of Boston has awarded the City of Boston Flood Modeling RFP to FloodMapp to provide real-time flood monitoring to enhance emergency preparation...

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council commemorated the 56th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act, a landmark civil rights law that made discrimination in housing unlawful. Its...

In 1973, a fire at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis, Missouri, destroyed the records of 16 million Army and Air Force veterans. After the fire, the Department of Veteran...

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council adopted a resolution recognizing Ernestina “Titina” Sila and her role as a pioneering leader in the struggle for Independence in Guinea-Bissau...

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2024 Neighborhood Coffee Hour Series in partnership with Dunkin’® in parks citywide from April 22 to June 26. Mayor Wu’s...

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$4,575,000 in American Rescue Plan funding will support 37 Boston entrepreneurs opening new storefronts in vacant spaces throughout the city

Boston residents age 60+ braved the rain on Thursday March 28th to attend The Age Strong Commission’s first of four upcoming free community resource fairs. The fair took place at the Boston Center for...

In the West End today, Mayor Michelle Wu signed an ordinance to create a Planning Department in the City of Boston for the first time in 70 years. The ordinance restores planning as a core function of...

On April 2, 2024, the Boston Landmarks Commission has posted a study report on the proposed designation (interior) of the Eben Jordan Jr. House as a Landmark under Chapter 772 of the Acts of 1975, as...

On April 2, 2024, the Boston Landmarks Commission posted a study report on the proposed designation of the Calf Pasture Pumping Station as a Landmark under Chapter 772 of the Acts of 1975, as amended.

Today, Mayor Michelle Wu announced new staff in the Office of Neighborhood Services, including Sarah Sharpe as the South End and Bay Village Liaison, Kevin L’Herrou as the Allston-Brighton Liaison...

This month, we are highlighting educational activities, entertainment, and seasonal events in Boston to celebrate the onset of spring.

Before we close out Women’s History Month, the Community Engagement Cabinet would like to acknowledge the significance of women in public service roles on our team.

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