Pay Backed for Fast Food Workers
As part of a national strike effort, a show of support takes
place in Dorchester for raising the pay of fast food workers to
$15 an hour. Report aired December 5.
Council Approves New Contract for Police
Video. The City
Council approves a new contract giving Boston police officers a
pay increase of 25% over six years. Report on vote, with
reaction from Mayor-elect Marty Walsh, aired December 4.
Try to Boost Learning in Roxbury
service corps volunteers, working as the Dudley Promise Corps,
try to boost learning at a school in Roxbury. Report aired
Renamed to Mark Cocoanut Grove Fire Site
Video. A street in
Boston's Bay Village is officially renamed to mark to location
of the historic Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire, which took the
lives of 492 people. Report aired December 2.
Neighbors Join in Thanksgiving Meal
Video. Newcomers to
the United States and some of their Boston area neighbors join
in a Thanksgiving luncheon at the State House. Report aired
Hails Architecture of Roxbury Mansion
Video. Actor and
restoration specialist Bronson Pinchot hails the splendors of
Greek Revival architecture of the Alvah Kittredge Mansion in
Roxbury. Report aired November 25.
to Puerto Rican Veterans Unveiled
Video. A new monument to Puerto Rican veterans who
served in the US armed forces is unveiled in Boston's South End.
Report for BNN News. Aired November 19.
Playground in JP Adds to Learning Space
Video. A new
playground for the Mission Hill K School in Jamaica Plain
provides more space for exercise, learning, and social contact.
Report aired November 15.
Starts on New Suffolk University Building
Video. Ground is
broken for Suffolk University's new academic building on
Somerset Street, part of the school's shift closer to downtown
Boston. Report aired November 15.
Neighborhood Turnaround Prompts Award
community-based non-profit and city agencies earn an award for
converting "problem properties" into neighborhood assets along
the Blue Hill Avenue Corridor. Report aired November 13.
Program Raises Bar and Hopes
weightlifting program in Dorchester raises the bar and the level
of opportunity for young people at risk of heading toward
violence. Report by Jeanna Radzinski. Aired November 12.
Names Transition Team Leaders
mayor-elect Marty Walsh announces co-chairs for his transition
team and plans for the transition process, including a series of
community meetings. Report aired November 8.