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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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  • Game of the Week: West Roxbury vs East Boston
    Game of the Week: West Roxbury vs East BostonWatch Video »
  • Boston Compact Enrollment Announcement
    Mayor Walsh hosts district, charter, and Catholic school principals and makes an announcement relative to enrollment in Boston schools at the Reggie Lewis Center. Watch Video »
  • Jamaica Plain Library Groundbreaking
    Mayor Walsh offers remarks at the Jamaica Plain Library groundbreaking ceremony. Watch Video »

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