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Taxi drivers protesting at Boston City Hall say Uber is hijacking their livelihood. (Photo credit: Christina Hager-WBZ-TV)

Cab Drivers Protest Outside Boston City Hall Hearing On Uber

Things got a little loud around Boston City Hall Monday afternoon as cab drivers protested outside before a hearing inside on Uber and LYFT.

12/01/2014

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Questions Arise As Haverhill Officials Vote To Boost Own Expense Accounts

Some residents in Haverhill are raising concerns after elected officials voted to up their expense accounts.

07/16/2014

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Quincy Considers Lifting Ban On Selling Food At Gas Stations

Quincy’s City Council is weighing a proposal to get rid of a decades-old policy that bans gas stations from selling food.

12/14/2013

Boston mayoral candidate John Connolly. (WBZ-TV)

Connolly Against Police Officer Pay Hike

Mayoral candidate John Connolly said he won’t support the 25.4% pay hike decided by arbitrators to award to police officers.

10/01/2013

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No-Show Councilors Kill Peabody City Council Meeting

The Peabody City Council was forced to adjourn its meeting after more than half of the councilors didn’t show up.

06/28/2013

Chuck Turner

Boston City Council Might Owe Chuck Turner Back Pay After Ruling

The state’s highest court has ruled that the Boston City Council overstepped its authority when it removed former Councilor Chuck Turner from office before he was sentenced to prison on corruption charges.

06/15/2012

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Despite Opposition, State Signs Off On New Power Plant In Brockton

Massachusetts environmental officials have approved construction of a natural gas-fired power plant in Brockton that’s facing stiff local opposition.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/23/2011

Boston City Hall Plaza, file image (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tito Jackson Sworn Into Boston City Council

Tito Jackson officially took over the Boston City Council seat formally held by Chuck Turner, who’s now serving a federal prison term.

03/26/2011

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Haverhill Takes Stance Against Bed Bugs

Haverhill is taking an active stance against bed bugs, telling residents that another person’s trash could become their bedbug nightmare.

11/18/2010

Tito Jackson or Cornell Mills will replace Chuck Turner (above) in a special election on Tuesday.

Menino Calls For Councilor Chuck Turner To Step Down

Boston Mayor Tom Menino is reiterating his call for convicted City Councilor Chuck Turner to resign his seat.

11/13/2010

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