bigstoryboston:

Last year the City received over 150,000 requests for service via phone, e-mail, text, and smart phone applications.  Each request is a critical opportunity to make our city cleaner, safer, and more vibrant.  Therefore, we track each request against a delivery goal time to make sure we are providing timely and effective services.

bigstoryboston:

Last year the City received over 150,000 requests for service via phone, e-mail, text, and smart phone applications.  Each request is a critical opportunity to make our city cleaner, safer, and more vibrant.  Therefore, we track each request against a delivery goal time to make sure we are providing timely and effective services.

cityofbostonarchives:

Petition requesting permission for Jenny Lind to give concerts at the Tremont Temple, 1851, City Council Proceedings, 1822-2002, (Collection # 0100.001)  Creative Commons License

cityofbostonarchives:

Petition requesting permission for Jenny Lind to give concerts at the Tremont Temple, 1851, City Council Proceedings, 1822-2002, (Collection # 0100.001)  Creative Commons License

Boston cabdrivers sue city and fleet owners
- Two cabdrivers have filed a lawsuit against the City of Boston and private taxi fleet operators, accusing them of wrongly classifying drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, failing to pay minimum wages and overtime, and forcing them to cover expenses associated with their jobs.

Boston cabdrivers sue city and fleet owners

- Two cabdrivers have filed a lawsuit against the City of Boston and private taxi fleet operators, accusing them of wrongly classifying drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, failing to pay minimum wages and overtime, and forcing them to cover expenses associated with their jobs.

How Boston City Hall was born
- Architects worldwide have declared Boston’s City Hall one of the greatest buildings of the 20th century. Fifty years after a groundbreaking competition, two architects look back at the project that polarized the city - and gave it a new lease on life.

How Boston City Hall was born

- Architects worldwide have declared Boston’s City Hall one of the greatest buildings of the 20th century. Fifty years after a groundbreaking competition, two architects look back at the project that polarized the city - and gave it a new lease on life.

Officers are Hub’s top wage earners
- Eight of the top 10 earners in Boston last year were police officers, many of whom more than doubled their salaries with overtime and detail work.

Officers are Hub’s top wage earners

- Eight of the top 10 earners in Boston last year were police officers, many of whom more than doubled their salaries with overtime and detail work.

BRIAN MCGRORY
Kevin White’s love for Boston left room for his dog 
- This is a story about a man concealing his dog from his wife. And it gets a little more complicated because the man happened to be the mayor of Boston.

BRIAN MCGRORY

Kevin White’s love for Boston left room for his dog

- This is a story about a man concealing his dog from his wife. And it gets a little more complicated because the man happened to be the mayor of Boston.

Words simmer on talk of legacy, a spoiled scoop 
- A feud that has festered for three decades - one deeply embedded in the folklore of Boston political journalism and city politics - erupted into a verbal brawl Monday night on the set of the public affairs television show, “Greater Boston.”

Words simmer on talk of legacy, a spoiled scoop

- A feud that has festered for three decades - one deeply embedded in the folklore of Boston political journalism and city politics - erupted into a verbal brawl Monday night on the set of the public affairs television show, “Greater Boston.”

Menino urges new revenue for MBTA 
- Mayor Thomas M. Menino called on the state to raise the gas tax or another levy in order to avert steep fare increases and cuts in service at the MBTA.

Menino urges new revenue for MBTA

- Mayor Thomas M. Menino called on the state to raise the gas tax or another levy in order to avert steep fare increases and cuts in service at the MBTA.

The far-reaching influence of Kevin White
- A major part of White’s legacy was that the former Boston mayor attracted a group of bright, young thinkers to City Hall who believed in the power of public service.

The far-reaching influence of Kevin White

- A major part of White’s legacy was that the former Boston mayor attracted a group of bright, young thinkers to City Hall who believed in the power of public service.