city council at-large
The eight contenders vying for four citywide seats were split this week over how long pols in City Hall should warm the seats in the mayorâ€™s office and on the City Council.
At a forum sponsored by the nonpartisan voting rights group MassVOTE, the City Council At-Large candidates also reiterated their stances on any reform of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the cityâ€™s planning and development agency that has received a fierce drubbing on the campaign trail over an alleged lack of transparency. Read more
The eight candidates who survived the Sept. 22 preliminary gather tonight at UMass Boston for a MassVOTE forum. The forum starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Campus Center's ballroom. WCVB-TV's Karen Holmes Ward moderates. Panelists include reporters from UMass Bostonâ€™s New England Ethnic Newswire, the Bay State Banner, and Boston Metro. The eight candidates for at-large seats on the Boston City Council include incumbents Stephen Murphy and John Connolly, labor organizer Felix Arroyo, former U.S. Read more