Kevin McCrea

Menino falls short of DotOUT endorsement

Below is what's running in this week's Dorchester Reporter on the fireworks at DotOUT's endorsement forum on Monday. We Twittered it here.  Read more

(UPDATED) WHERE THEY WILL BE: Debate night at WBZ-TV

As their candidates sweat it out under the WBZ studio lights on Wednesday night, mayoral campaign supporters will be hitting bars in the Allston/Brighton and Dorchester areas.  Read more

Election fatigue

Could the South End be experiencing election fatigue?  Read more

Menino defends BRA: ‘They’re always under attack’

Mayor Thomas Menino is defending the Boston Redevelopment Authority, an agency that has drawn heavy fire from the three other candidates running for mayor.  Read more

In praise of 'serious journalists'

New England Cable News' Jim Braude received some love from Sam Yoon's mayoral campaign tonight. Fellow mayoral hopeful Kevin McCrea, not so much.  Read more

Revealed: McCrea's plan to win the prelim

Flattery got mayoral hopeful Kevin McCrea nowhere Monday night.  Read more

Someone call Howie Carr

City Councillor At-Large Michael Flaherty's mayoral campaign ratcheted up the rhetoric on Monday, ripping into Mayor Thomas Menino over his proposal to raise the city's meals and lodging taxes.  Read more

Flaherty launches new website: "Dollars and $ense"

City Councillor At-Large and mayoral candidate Michael Flaherty launched a new website on Saturday that hit Mayor Thomas Menino over city spending.  Read more

UPDATED | McCrea: City should do away with police details

Mayoral hopeful Kevin McCrea on Tuesday said the city should dump police details at road construction sites.

"I want to concentrate the police on doing police work," he told the Reporter.

Construction site oversight should be left to civilian flaggers, he said.

Gov. Deval Patrick's administration created rules last year that placed flaggers at construction sites run by the state. Cities and towns can decide on their own.  Read more

Communities of color seen as key to mayor’s race

By 
Gintautas Dumcius, Contributing Editor
Jul. 16, 2009

It was a scathing editorial: In a 624-word April harangue titled “Change is coming,” the Bay State Banner, a local paper chiefly focused on the region’s African-American community, ripped into Mayor Thomas Menino. The author, Melvin Miller, took the incumbent to task after the Boston Redevelopment Authority tabled a Roxbury project that memorialized a local arts educator, Elma Lewis.  Read more