SJC Ruling Could Sidetrack Coastal Projects

The Supreme Judicial Court this week handed state environmental regulators a new assignment to revamp how waterfront developments are reviewed and approved, potentially affecting zoning frameworks in coastal communities from Beverly to Provincetown.

Mayoral Candidates Criticize Waterfront Development Plans

Two Boston mayoral candidates and a state representative spoke against the continuing effort to rezone the downtown waterfront and the Chiofaro Co.’s Pinnacle skyscraper proposal, criticizing the development plans for insufficient resiliency and social equity.