Could the State Pull the Plug on Greenway Funding?

Could the Greenway soon become the “Brownway”? The state is poised to pull the plug on millions of dollars in funding for the nonprofit that runs the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, setting off tense behind-the-scenes negotiations between state, city, and business officials over the park’s future. The Greenway Conservancy, which […]

City Pressing State for More Neighborhood-Based Liquor Licenses

City officials are pressing state lawmakers to add dozens more liquor licenses in Boston that would be designated for specific neighborhoods, in a move those officials say would close gaps in the law and boost struggling communities like Mattapan. The current law sought to spread the licenses among seven neighborhoods, […]

State Rep. Michlewitz Proposes New Regulations on Short-Term Rentals (AirBnb)

A new legislative proposal by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz would enforce a three-tier regulation on properties being rented on a short-term basis through online portals such as AirBnB, HomeAway, and Vacation Rentals By Owner (VRBO). This issue first arose two years ago when, driven by neighborhood questions and concerns, State Reps Aaron […]