Festival in Boston Held on City Hall Plaza
Video. The Japan in
Boston Festival, held on City Hall Plaza, provides a chance to
sample Japanese food, music, and culture. Report aired May 20.
Announces $1.8 Billion in Capital Projects
Video. Mayor Menino
announces a five-year plan for $1.8 billion in capital spending
projects on everything from roads to buildings and accessible
playgrounds. Report aired May 17.
Spotlights Cuts in Preschool, Housing
Video. A coalition
of groups draws attention to the effect of automatic federal
budget cuts on preschool and rental housing subsidies. Report
aired May 16.
Honors East Boston Businessman
Video. A bench is
dedicated outside a restaurant in East Boston's Orient Heights
Square in memory of businessman and neighbor Jerry Zullo. Report
aired May 16.
Arroyo Discusses Candidacy for Mayor
Councilor At-large Felix G. Arroyo discusses his candidacy for
Mayor of Boston, and his background in politics and labor
organizing. Interview aired May 15.
Debaters Compete in Council Chamber
from Boston high schools show off their debate skills in a
competition held in the Boston City Council's Iannella Chamber.
Report by Luke Jones. Aired May 15.
Improvements Help Cancer Survivor
Video. A home
makeover in South Boston helps provide more space and contact
for 8 year-old cancer survivor Sydni Pecevich. Report aired May
Discusses Candidacy for State Senate
Video. Joe Ureneck,
Republican nominee for State Senator in the 1st Suffolk
District, discusses his candidacy in the special election on May
28. Interview aired May 13.
Boston Police Dept. Detective Honored
Video. A dedication
in Jamaica Plain honors Sherman Griffiths, the Boston Police
Detective who was killed in a drug raid in 1988. Report aired
Candidates to Meet at Peace Conference
Video. A speak-out
between young people and candidates for Mayor of Boston is
planned in this year's Peace Conference organized by Teen
Empowerment. Interview aired May 10.
Show Support for Immigration Reform
labor, and political leaders voice support for national
immigration reform and letting more immigrants have a chance for
legal status. Report aired May 10.
Describes Salvage of Memorial Items
Archivist with the Boston City Archives Marta Crilly talks about
salvaging weather-sensitive items from the bombing memorial at
Copley Square. Interview aired May 8.
Limits to Bombing Compensation
Video. At a town
meeting, the administrator of One
Fund Boston, Kenneth Feinberg, explains that compensation
for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing will be limited.
Report aired May 7.
Competes to Win Laptops for Students
Video. Liz Byron, a
6th grade teacher at the Gardner Pilot Academy in Brighton,
completes a 147-mille footrace in the Sahara Desert to raise
money for student laptops. Interview aired May 6.
Walsh Discusses Candidacy for Mayor
Video. State Rep.
Marty Walsh (D-Dorchester) discusses his thought about running
for Mayor of Boston. Interview segment aired May 2.
Bernstein Dissects State Senate Primary
Bernstein, formerly of The Boston Phoenix, analyzes the victory
for Linda Dorcena Forry in the Democratic primary for State
Senator in the 1st Suffolk District. Interview Aired May 2.
Ferriabough on Primary Election Result
consultant Joyce Ferriabough discuss the results in the
Democratic primary for state senator in Boston's 1st Suffolk
District. Interview aired May 1. See also:
to the Wire in State Senate Primary Race
Democrats compete for the state senate seat recently vacated by
Jack Hart in the First Suffolk District. Report by Brooke
Singman. Aired April 30.
& Girls Club in Allston Holds Fundraiser
members serve as ambassadors at the annual "Passport to
Belonging" fundraiser for the West End House Boys and Girls Club
in Allston. Report aired April 29.
in South End Dedicated to Frieda Garcia
Vimeo. A new
playground and green space in the South End, constructed and
designed by John Hancock Financial, is dedicated to community
leader Frieda Garcia. Report aired April 29.