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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: O'Bryant Tigers vs. Latin Academy Dragons (Boys)
    We head to Latin Academy High School in Dorchester, for a matchup between two Boston Central rivals as the O'Bryant Tigers take on the Latin Academy Dragons. Watch Video »
  • Super Bowl Safety Press Conference
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosts a press conference to address safety precautions regarding the Super Bowl.Watch Video »
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Boston Cares Event
    Mayor Walsh participates in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event. Watch Video »

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