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By adamg - 3/8/23 - 2:50 pm

Christopher Gavin reports the City Council voted 11-2 today to support Mayor Wu's proposal to cap rent increases at no more than 10% for tenants in older buildings with more than six apartments. The measure now goes to the state legislature for consideration. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/23 - 10:53 pm

The owners of several North End restaurants have amended their lawsuit over the fees Boston charged North End restaurants to set up tables on sidewalks and in parking spaces last year to add a new charge: That Mayor Wu imposed the fees only in the North End because of her hatred of white, Italian men. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/23 - 1:51 pm

A landlord group today sued the city to obtain copies of e-mail between City Hall and members of the city rent stabilization advisory committee in the year before Mayor Wu appointed them last March. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/23 - 11:33 am

Scott Van Voorhis recounts last week's BPDA board meeting, at which board members pushed back on Mayor Wu's plans to reshape the way development happens in Boston.

Watch board members criticize criticism of the BPDA's current policies: Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/23 - 6:03 pm

The Herald reports Mayor Wu vetoed a city-council proposal that would return the school committee to being all elected. Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/23 - 10:00 am

The Dorchester Reporter takes a look at Mayor Wu's plans for a "Year 13" pilot, in which students at Fenway High School could graduate into a free, year-long program at UMass Boston. The school already lets students take classes at UMass and Wentworth, but that program ends once they graduate.

By adamg - 1/25/23 - 9:55 pm

WBUR reports on Mayor Wu's first State of the City address.

By adamg - 1/13/23 - 11:37 am

It's become too toxic a platform to keep wutrain going, she tells CommonWealth Magazine. Her official mayoral feed, however, will continue.

By adamg - 1/7/23 - 1:25 pm

Mayor Wu and state Rep. Aaron Michlewitz this week announced the city will build a new community center next to the Mirabella Pool on Commercial Street. Read more.

By adamg - 12/28/22 - 10:03 am

Mayor Wu said today a decision will come "soon" on whether to require BPS students and staffers to don mask for the first couple of weeks of school in January. Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/22 - 11:25 am

On Friday, US District Court Judge Angel Kelley once again rejected a demand from the lawyer for the Satanic Temple that she order Mayor Wu to attend a temple convocation and then answer questions about how the Boston City Council selects local clergy to give the invocations that start council meetings. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/22 - 9:27 am

The Dorchester Reporter details Wu's proposal, which calls for increasing the minimum number of "affordable" units developers have to provide from the current 13% to 20%. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/22 - 1:30 pm

Mayor Wu signed an ordinance, sponsored by City Council President Ed Flynn, that requires all "public-facing televisions" in Boston to have captioning turned on for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/22 - 12:01 pm

A City Council committee chaired by Councilor Frank Baker (Dorchester) has scheduled a Monday hearing to consider Mayor Wu's plan to reshape the Zoning Board of Appeal by replacing most of its current members. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/22 - 12:31 pm

Mayor Wu today announced a program to use up to 150 vacant city-owned lots to build lower-cost homes - and to offer grants to help people buy homes in a city that has some of the highest housing costs in the country. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/22 - 12:32 pm
Wu with some anti-vaxxers behind her

Wu tries to talk as former anti-vax protesters bellow behind her.

Standing in needle-strewn Clifford Park this morning, Mayor Wu called on the state to do more to relieve pressure on Mass and Cass, in a press conference cut short by screaming protesters who used to follow her around banging buckets over her Covid-19 policies but who had to find something else with which to fill their days now that nobody cares about them anymore. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/22 - 12:35 pm

Mayor Wu has vetoed a City Council measure that would have given councilors and her higher raises than she initially proposed. Read more.

By perruptor - 9/30/22 - 6:29 am

From the Guardian:

Boston bans artificial turf in parks due to toxic ‘forever chemicals’ Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 10:23 am

Mayor Wu today announced she wants to replace 10 of the Zoning Board of Appeal's 14 current full and alternate members, including longtime Chairwoman Christine Araujo, as part of a move to create development oversight that relies more on neighborhood and citywide plans and less on hundreds of requests each year for variances from increasingly creaky zoning codes that sometimes date back decades. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/22 - 11:36 am
Wu cutting a ribbon

Who ya gonna believe? The Times or your lying eyes?

The New York Times says the Democratic Party has a choice: Swagger or Michelle Wu. Read more.

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