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With a strong economy, safe streets and a diverse workforce, Boston is poised for continued success in fostering new enterprise throughout the city. Increasingly, companies are discovering new market opportunities in urban neighborhoods where density of purchasing power, investment in new infrastructure and access to employees form a framework for growth.

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  • View CORI-Friendly Companies Working with the City

    The following vendors have certified compliance with the City of Boston’s CORI friendly hiring practices and have City of Boston contracts over $5,000. The City of Boston does not guarantee employment availability at any of the vendors listed.

    View Vendor List

  • Renew Boston Solar Permitting Guide

    The City of Boston Solar Permitting Guide serves as a resource for building owners and solar installers. 

    Solar Permitting Guide Updated, September 2011

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  • North Bennett Street School's Solar Panel Ribbon Cutting
    Mayor Walsh participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the North Bennett Street School's new solar panel.Watch Video »
  • We Are Boston Gala 2014
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh attends the 2014 We Are Boston Gala to celebrate Boston's diversity, immigrant heritage and their contributions to the city.Watch Video »
  • Boston Police Department Line of Duty Remembrance Ceremony
    Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and the men and women of the Boston Police Department honor and recognize eight officers who died in the line of duty while protecting the citizens of Boston. The officers' deaths were re-classified as line of duty deaths after extensive research was conducted and provided courtesy of BPD Archivist Margaret Sullivan and BPD Chronologist Officer Robert Anthony.Watch Video »

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