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Cab Drivers Protest Outside Boston City Hall Hearing On UberThings got a little loud around Boston City Hall Monday afternoon as cab drivers protested outside before a hearing inside on Uber and LYFT.
Questions Arise As Haverhill Officials Vote To Boost Own Expense AccountsSome residents in Haverhill are raising concerns after elected officials voted to up their expense accounts.
Quincy Considers Lifting Ban On Selling Food At Gas StationsQuincy’s City Council is weighing a proposal to get rid of a decades-old policy that bans gas stations from selling food.
Connolly Against Police Officer Pay HikeMayoral candidate John Connolly said he won't support the 25.4% pay hike decided by arbitrators to award to police officers.
No-Show Councilors Kill Peabody City Council MeetingThe Peabody City Council was forced to adjourn its meeting after more than half of the councilors didn't show up.
Boston City Council Might Owe Chuck Turner Back Pay After RulingThe 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.
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.
Tito Jackson Sworn Into Boston City CouncilTito Jackson officially took over the Boston City Council seat formally held by Chuck Turner, who's now serving a federal prison term.
Haverhill Takes Stance Against Bed BugsHaverhill is taking an active stance against bed bugs, telling residents that another person's trash could become their bedbug nightmare.
Menino Calls For Councilor Chuck Turner To Step DownBoston Mayor Tom Menino is reiterating his call for convicted City Councilor Chuck Turner to resign his seat.