Monthly Archives: September 2014

Councilor Lamattina Wants Rental Websites Hearing

September 3, 2014
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A close look at the practices of several short-term rental websites will be discussed at a possible public hearing being called for by Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina. The Councilor apparently has heard many complaints on this subject ranging from loud parties to home and apartments where tenants cycled through like revolving doors. Dealing...

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Council Approves Trust Act/mayor:Signs Bill

September 3, 2014
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By a unanimous vote, the Boston City Council has approved an ordinance that will stop police from holding illegal immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents unless they have a criminal warrant. Supporters believe, “The Trust Act will not only protect immigrants but all residents of the City of Boston.” The measure, proposed by...

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Three Request on NEWNC Agenda

September 3, 2014
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Besides the usual protocol and committee reports, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) agenda will include three possible voting items. The requests include: a capacity change, a restaurant expansion and a fitness center. There will be an update on the North Bennet Street School. Boston City Councilor at Large Ayanna Presley will be a...

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