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At Frog Pond, Janey Eyes More Places To Cool Off

At Frog Pond, Janey Eyes More Places To Cool Off

She played in the Frog Pond as a kid in the 1970s and later brought her daughter and grandchildren there to cool off. On Thursday, Mayor Kim Janey unbuckled her heeled sandals …

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In first major business speech as acting mayor, Janey emphasizes diversity, recovery from COVID

In first major business speech as acting mayor, Janey emphasizes diversity, recovery from COVID

In what was billed as her first major speech to Boston’s business community, Acting Mayor Kim Janey on Wednesday steered clear of any controversy while focusing on spreading the wealth of city …

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Janey task force to examine “community benefits” under PILOT

Janey task force to examine “community benefits” under PILOT

BOSTON (SHNS) – Property tax exemptions for non-profit organizations, a group that includes small charity groups but also big institutions like colleges, insurers, and hospitals, have long been a point of contention …

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Janey Did ‘The Only Thing She Could Do’ In Firing Dennis White, Former BPD Commissioner Ed Davis Says

Janey Did ‘The Only Thing She Could Do’ In Firing Dennis White, Former BPD Commissioner Ed Davis Says

BOSTON (CBS) – Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said he believes Acting Mayor Kim Janey did “the only thing she could do” when she fired embattled Police Commissioner Dennis White. Davis, now …

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Acting Mayor Janey congratulates Boston’s new police officers at their graduation, says ‘we are at a turning point’

Acting Mayor Janey congratulates Boston’s new police officers at their graduation, says ‘we are at a turning point’

Acting Mayor Kim Janey welcomed Boston’s newest police officers with words of hope and optimism on Thursday, just three days after she fired Dennis White as police commissioner. Janey congratulated the recruits of Boston …

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Janey fires Dennis White as Boston police commissioner

Janey fires Dennis White as Boston police commissioner

Acting Mayor Kim Janey fired Boston Police CommissionerDennis White on Monday, ending months of chaosatop the department sparked by the reemergence of decades-old domestic abuse allegationsagainst him shortly after he took the …

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Kim Janey Leads Boston Mayoral Fundraising For 2nd Straight Month

Kim Janey Leads Boston Mayoral Fundraising For 2nd Straight Month

Boston Acting Mayor Kim Janey raised more than all the other candidates in the city’s mayoral election for the second month in a row. Janey, who has seen her fundraising increase since …

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Artists can apply for city’s ‘Joy Agenda’ opportunities

Artists can apply for city’s ‘Joy Agenda’ opportunities

Last week, Mayor Kim Janey announced the Joy Agenda, a city-wide initiative that will feature a number of job opportunities for creatives, including the 2021 Transformative Public Art Program, which is now …

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Acting Mayor Janey says $50 million in federal funding earmarked for COVID-19 emergency relief

Acting Mayor Janey says $50 million in federal funding earmarked for COVID-19 emergency relief

Acting Mayor Kim Janey on Tuesday announced plans to use a sizable chunk of federal COVID-19 relief funding earmarked for Boston on a number of key priorities as the city works to …

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Mayor Janey outlines plans for $50M from American Rescue Plan stimulus

Mayor Janey outlines plans for $50M from American Rescue Plan stimulus

BOSTON — After a moment of silence to mark the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis, Boston Mayor Kim Janey promised to use new federal funding to promote an equitable recovery …

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