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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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  • Boston School Committee Meeting 3-4-15
    The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The School Committee is responsible for: Defining the vision, mission and goals of the Boston Public Schools; Establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget; Hiring, managing and evaluating the Superintendent; and Setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement. Watch Video »
  • Boston Municipal Research Bureau 83rd Annual Meeting
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh addresses the Boston Municipal Research Bureau at the 83rd Annual Meeting.Watch Video »
  • UN Rise Initiative Launch
    Mayor Walsh offers remarks on the UN Rise Initiative, from the Omni Parker House in Downtown on March 2nd, 2015 Watch Video »

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