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By adamg - 4/11/24 - 11:33 am
Tania Fernandes Anderson decrying the death and destruction in Gaza

Councilor Fernandes Anderson decrying death and destruction in Gaza.

The City Council yesterday formally recognized Eid Al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim sacred month of Ramadan - after Councilor Tania Fernandes Anderson (Roxbury), who is Muslim, gave an impassioned plea on behalf of the people of Gaza. Read more.

By adamg - 3/27/24 - 5:33 pm

The Boston City Council today approved a measure to set up a planning department as the first major step towards abolishing the BPDA and giving the mayor and the council - and residents more of a direct say in how Boston grows. Read more.

By adamg - 2/29/24 - 1:27 pm

City councilors yesterday denounced management at the Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center, 120 Fisher Ave. on Mission Hill, for the way it's planning to close by July 1, frightening residents and delaying or bouncing employee paychecks. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/24 - 2:56 pm

Councilor Ben Weber (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury) today withdrew his proposed resolution calling for a negotiated Gaza ceasefire to let him rewrite it so that it doesn't cause "more division" rather than lessen it. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/24 - 11:17 am
Ben Weber at council meeting

Weber explains his proposal.

The Boston City Council yesterday agreed to look at setting up a pilot program to help tenants facing eviction by giving them access to a housing attorney. Read more.

By adamg - 10/17/23 - 10:31 am

Jamaica Plain News reports that District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill) candidates Ben Weber and William King will meet in a forum Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Casa Verde in Jamaica Plain that will also feature an all-you-can eat lunch for $2.

By adamg - 9/12/23 - 9:50 pm
King, Weber, Pepen and Ruiz

King vs. Weber, Pepen vs. Ruiz.

Voters in District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill) today solidly rejected one-term incumbent and crash-plagued incumbent Kendra Lara, while voters in neighboring District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) gave the boot to ethics-plagued incumbent Ricardo Arroyo. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/23 - 2:19 pm
King, Lara, Weber

King, Lara and Weber in Zoom forum.

The three candidates for the District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill) City Council seat - incumbent Kendra Lara and challengers William King and Ben Weber - met last night in a Zoom forum sponsored by JP Progressives, Right to the City Vote and MassVOTE.

The top two finishers in the Sept. 12 preliminary will then meet in the Nov. 7 general election for the two-year seat.

Some of the issues: Read more.

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