Boston City Council has approved giving itself a nearly 23 percent pay raise.
The Boston City Council is considering age limits on attendance at the Ultimate Fighting Championships in the city.
City councilors unanimously re-elected council president Stephen Murphy to a third term Monday at their first meeting of the new year.
A State Trooper whom the I-Team exposed as freeloading in a high end mobile home on city property has been in trouble before.
The I-Team learned that Sgt. Jay Staples, a 30-year veteran of the State Police, was living in an RV parked on city property without paying rent or parking fees. He also appeared to be using electricity without permission.
In 2011, 128 Boston Police officers made more than the Mayor and the Police Commissioner who are paid $175,000.
The new Boston City Council was officially sworn into office during a ceremony at historic Faneuil Hall Monday morning.
Voting in Boston was light Tuesday, with just 18 percent of registered voters casting their ballots.