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Sifting through Boston city government policies can be a daunting task for both newcomers and long-time citizens alike. We're here to try and help you navigate your way.

Marty Walsh Elected Mayor of Boston
Democrat Marty Walsh is Boston's new mayor.

Boston's Mayoral Race Heats Up
Learn about the 12 candidates running for mayor of Boston, get info on how to register to vote, and find your polling place.

Boston Public Schools Calendar for 2012-13
Need to know when Boston Public Schools are in session? Here's a look at the 2012-13 academic calendar.

The Boston Harbor Cleanup Project
The stigma that once defined Boston Harbor for so long is nearly a thing of the past, some even going so far as to claim that the Boston area coastline and the Boston Harbor possess some of the cleanest urban beaches in the nation.

National Parks in the Boston Area
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,

City of Boston
The official web site for the city of Boston.

Massachusetts Hurricane Safety Tips
In the event of a hurricane, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has provided residents with a number of safety tips to consider.

Boston Police Department
Crime statistics, contact information, rules, procedures, and more.

Cooling Centers in Boston
Whenever summer temperatures in the city exceed 90 degrees for three straight days, the Boston Center for Youth and Families opens a number of cooling centers in the area in order to aid those most affected by the heat. Some cooling centers also include pools.

Conservation and Recreation Department
A valuable resource to witness the progression of local conservation efforts.

Boston Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days
Four times this year, Boston residents are welcome to safely dispose of all hazardous material they may have lying around their homes when the city hosts its waste drop-off days.

Boston Public Health Commission
Official site for the country's oldest health department.

Boston Snow Emergency Information
Snow in the city can have a crippling affect. Here are some guidelines for what to expect when Boston declares a snow emergency.

City of Boston
The official web site for the city of Boston.

Boston Police Department
Crime statistics, contact information, rules, procedures, and more.

Conservation and Recreation Department
A valuable resource to witness the progression of local conservation efforts.

Boston Public Health Commission
Official site for the country's oldest health department.

Boston's Mayor Race Narrows to Two Candidates

Boston Inauguration Festivities for New Mayor Marty Walsh
Inaugural events for new Boston mayor-elect Marty Walsh

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