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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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Watch Boston Mayor Kim Janey Hype Up Crowd Ahead Of Bruins-Capitals Game 4

Watch Boston Mayor Kim Janey Hype Up Crowd Ahead Of Bruins-Capitals Game 4

The Bruins had a little help from Boston’s Mayor to get the TD Garden crowd going before the puck dropped for Game 4 against the Washington Capitals. Kim Janey served as the …

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Boston Set to Reopen May 29, Aligning With Mass., Mayor Janey Says

Boston Set to Reopen May 29, Aligning With Mass., Mayor Janey Says

More than half of city residents are at least partially vaccinated and it has the lowest number of active COVID cases since the statistic began to be tracked Boston will join Massachusetts …

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Kim Janey signs ordinance restricting Boston police use of tear gas, rubber bullets

Kim Janey signs ordinance restricting Boston police use of tear gas, rubber bullets

“When I was sworn in as Mayor, I promised more accountability in policing. That includes making proactive strides toward police reform.” Acting Mayor Kim Janey signed into law Thursday an ordinance that …

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Boston’s iconic Swan Boats return after a year off

Boston’s iconic Swan Boats return after a year off

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s famous Swan Boats are again offering rides after being sidelined last year because of the pandemic. Acting Mayor Kim Janey took her family on one of the foot-powered …

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Acting Mayor Kim Janey snags her first big endorsement

Acting Mayor Kim Janey snags her first big endorsement

Acting Mayor Kim Janey, now a candidate to hold the office for the long term, can claim her first big political endorsement, though she remains far behind her opponents in the all-important money race. …

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Boston Mayor Janey To Sign Measure Limiting Police Use Of Tear Gas

Boston Mayor Janey To Sign Measure Limiting Police Use Of Tear Gas

BOSTON (AP) — Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey is planning to sign a proposed city ordinance next week that would put limits on how police use tear gas and other crowd-control techniques. …

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After Chauvin’s Conviction, Boston Mayor Janey, DA Rollins Commit to Progress

After Chauvin’s Conviction, Boston Mayor Janey, DA Rollins Commit to Progress

Boston Mayor Kim Janey and Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins spoke in starkly personal terms Tuesday about the conviction of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George …

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Kim Janey names the Rev. Mariama White-Hammond as next energy and environment chief

Kim Janey names the Rev. Mariama White-Hammond as next energy and environment chief

Reverend Mariama White-Hammond was named Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space for the City of Boston by Acting Mayor Kim Janey on Monday, April 19, 2021. Standing among the 135 garden …

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Battenfeld: Acting Mayor Kim Janey takes on blue wall and powerful Boston Police union

Battenfeld: Acting Mayor Kim Janey takes on blue wall and powerful Boston Police union

Acting Mayor Kim Janey’s rocky relationship with the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association could define her stay in the mayoral perch but she may find that standing up to the powerful union won’t …

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