Local leaders in faith community to endorse Menino

Mayor Thomas Menino will be in Roxbury on Saturday afternoon to receive the endorsement of local religious leaders, according to his campaign. The leaders include Bishop Gideon Thompson, Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Rev. Evan Hines and others. The 2:30 p.m. presser is slated for the Eliot Congregational Church at 56 Dale St.

The 'Donald Duck' vote

City Councillors At-Large Michael Flaherty and Sam Yoon sat down with the Jamaica Plain Gazette soon after they announced their "ticket." And Yoon, who lost to Flaherty by about 2,300 votes, didn't exactly have the warmest words for fourth place finisher Kevin McCrea's effort.  Read more

First there was 'Kineavex'

And now there's another Photoshopped pic, with a Mad Men angle, making the email rounds.  Read more

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates' schedules - 10/9/2009

Mayor Thomas Menino hits the nation's oldest public elementary school - the Mather School in Dorchester - and tours its newly renovated library. (No word on whether Ty Pennington will be there as well.) Team Floon heads to the South End.  Read more

Lit Drop Linkage - 5,000 Emails Edition

A brief round-up of links you might have missed. Feel free to send suggestions to gin.dumcius (at) gmail.com or mwdeehan (at) gmail.com.  Read more

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates’ schedules –10/8/09

Ward 10 holds its candidates' night tonight and both Michael Flaherty and Sam Yoon will be there. Mayor Menino reads to children at the Copley Square library and will also attend the candidates' night.  Read more

Samyoon.com is frozen in time

Samyoon.com, the official website of the defeated Yoon campaign, is frozen in the same state it has been in since Yoon conceded his bid for Mayor on Sept. 22.  Read more

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates' schedules - 10/7/2009

City Councillor At-Large Michael Flaherty holds a City Hall presser with fellow City Councillor At-Large Sam Yoon on a top Menino aide taking an unpaid leave of absence over the controversial deletion of work emails.  Read more

Kineavy takes leave of absence from City Hall

Embroiled in a controversy over deleted City Hall emails, a top aide to Mayor Thomas Menino requested and received an unpaid leave of absence from his job.  Read more

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates' schedules - 10/5/2009

Both Mayor Thomas Menino and City Councillor Michael Flaherty hit awards shows tonight. Their respective schedules are below:  Read more