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Boston sees security funding increase from federal government

In order to support continual homeland security initiatives and ensure that the Boston area reaches its national preparedness goals, Boston will be receiving $18 million to further fund the Urban Area Security Initiative program. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Friday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded $18 million in funding to Boston, […]

Flatbook helps those seeking sublet for summer with free program

As students scramble to find a sublet in the months leading up to the summer, a new company, called Flatbook, is easing this stressful process by providing people with a free service that covers their rent while they are away, as well as managing the entire subletting process for them. The Canadian company launched in […]

Law firm holds panel on cybersecurity

In order to educate companies on the importance of cybersecurity and the different measures that can be taken to mitigate cyber threats, Boston law firm Mintz Levin held expert panel Tuesday night for Boston businesses seeking information on how to better protect themselves in the cyber world. Christopher Liu, American International Groups’s lead CyberEdge specialist for the […]

CITY CRIME LOGS: March 19 to March 25

The following crime reports were taken from the Allston- Brighton D-14 crime logs from March 19 to March 25. Suspect breaks in through front door  On Wednesday at 6:40 p.m., officers received a call to 270 North Beacon St. for a breaking and entering. The victim stated that an unknown person entered her apartment through the […]

Walsh makes changes to ensure landlords maintain building upkeep, respect tenants

In an effort to prevent landlords from mistreating their tenants and holding their buildings to low standards, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is amending the Boston Rental Housing Inspection Ordinance. The current housing ordinance requires private rental units to register annually for a fee, and inspections are conducted every five years. Walsh’s amendments to the ordinance, […]