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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 Opportunity Youth Collaborative Connection Center Ribbon Cutting
    Mayor Walsh joins the Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative to cut the ribbon their Connection Center at the Ruggles MBTA stop, which helps to connect Boston's young adult population to new opportunities. Watch Video »
  • Adline Stallings Park Dedication
    Mayor Walsh dedicates the park at the Mission Main housing development in honor of Adline Stallings, a community leader in Mission Main for over 30 years.Watch Video »
  • BPD Promotion & Rating Ceremony
    Mayor Walsh joins BPD Commissioner William Evans and Superintendent-In-Chief William Gross for a Boston Police Department Promotional and Rating Ceremony at Roxbury Community College.Watch Video »

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