Author: John Lynds

Mayor Starts Overhaul of ZBA

In the wake of the scandal that rocked the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) last year, District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards called for an overhaul of the city’s zoning board. The John Lynch-bribing scandal trickled down to the…

ZBA Approves West End Marijuana Shop

An adult use marijuana facility proposed for Friend Street in Boston’s West End was approved by the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). Ascend Mass Inc., who is proposing a retail marijuana shop at 272 Friend St. received its Conditional…

City Council Approves CPA Funding

Last month Mayor Martin Walsh and the City’s Community Preservation Committee (CPC) recommended that several projects in Beacon Hill and across the city, totaling more than $34 million, be included in the fall funding round for the Community Preservation Act…

City Council Approves CPA Funding

recommended that several projects in Beacon Hill and across the city, totaling more than $34 million, be included in the fall funding round for the Community Preservation Act (CPA). The last hurdle in the process was a vote by the…