Flaherty

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates' weekend schedules – 7/3/09-7/5/09

Wondering where you can meet your favorite mayoral candidate? Want to high-five Sam Yoon? Collect Flaherty campaign handouts? Agendas are provided by the Menino, Flaherty, Yoon and McCrea campaigns and laboriously pasted here by Lit Drop staff. Please note that plans can change on the campaign trail at a moment’s notice, but we do our best to keep it up to date:  Read more

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates' schedules 7-2

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidate’s schedules – 7/2/09  Read more

WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates' schedules

Wondering where you can meet your favorite mayoral candidate? Want to high-five Sam Yoon? Collect Flaherty campaign handouts? The Lit Drop is now posting the public schedules of each candidate for mayor on a weekly basis. The agendas are provided by the Menino, Flaherty, Yoon and McCrea campaigns and laboriously pasted here by Lit Drop staff. There will be some editing for relevance. We here at the Dorchester Reporter can’t guarantee the accuracy of the schedules, since plans change on the campaign trail at a moment’s notice, but we’ll do our best to keep it up to date.  Read more

City Council approves budget 11-2, One guess who the 2 are

The Globe and Herald wrap up coverage of last night's unanimous-except-for-the-mayor-candidates passage of Mayor Menino's $2.4 billion budget. Sam Yoon has voted against the Mayor's budget proposal each of his three years on the council, citing wasteful spending on the part of the administration.  Read more

Flaherty to Menino: Get sports teams to help out with BPS athletics

Another from the Globe this morning, as Flaherty drags those innocent sports teams into the fray.

This story also serves as the "Initially misread headline of the morning."

Flaherty wants to be Mayor so bad, he'll take a $44k pay cut

Don't be surprised if you notice City Councillor Michael Flaherty brown-bagging it for lunch if he becomes mayor. The Globe reports today that Flaherty, who is saddled with over $900,000 in mortgage debt, would lose the $130,000 he earns annually by serving as a partner at a Boston law firm if he's elected mayor. Losing that income might make those mortgage payments a little more difficult to keep up with.  Read more

I must have one of these shirts.

The Weekly Dig knows what stylin' threads all the young political dorks of the city want.

Has anyone seen these around town?

Menino clout wielded to stop rival's fund-raiser? Or is Flaherty jumping at shadows?

In the Herald's poli-gossip column this week, we find that a fund-raiser/party at Fenway's Game On!  Read more

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42° 20' 48.0228" N, 71° 5' 55.9824" W

Firefighters give Flaherty the official nod

City Councillor Michael Flaherty has picked up the official endorsement of the city's firefighters union, Local 718. The campaign made the announcement on Friday afternoon, a day after Flaherty rolled out four other union endorsements. A public endorsement event will be held on May 9th at Firefighters Family Day in Neponset's Pope John Paul II Park.  Read more