2009 elections

Meet City Council At-Large candidate Ayanna Pressley’s new campaign director: James Chisholm, a top local aide to U.S. Sen. John Kerry. According to one source close to the campaign, Pressley just wasn’t clicking with her now-former campaign manager,... Read more
Hiep Q. Nguyen was eight years old when his family came over from Vietnam in 1991. There were twelve of them: His parents, Hiep, and nine other siblings. “We came in with nothing,” he recalls. Eighteen years later, Nguyen, an accountant based in... Read more
Michael Flaherty is going to the Gay Games tonight. Tom Menino's hanging out with John Henry and a bookmobile. And Sam Yoon continues his pursuit of WFNX competition perfection. MAYOR THOMAS MENINO 11:00 AM ReadBoston Storymobile Event... Read more
City Council At-Large candidate Tito Jackson took a moment this evening to talk to Lit Drop about ways the city can retain younger residents.
Everyone's partying at the zoo to celebrate community watch programs, but only Sam Yoon is headed to Beacon Hill bar Red Hat after. Then it looks like he's going back to the zoo for Gospel. Mike Flaherty is holding a blogger lunch get-together tomorrow,... Read more
Starting tonight with Kevin McCrea, New England Cable News is hosting each of the four mayoral candidates for a one-on-one interview with Broadside host Jim Braude. Mike Flaherty takes the stage tomorrow, Sam Yoon on Wednesday and Mayor Tom Menino is on... Read more
The Herald's Richard Weir jumps in on the growing dirtiness of this mayoral election. "...an angry phone call to Flaherty from a City Hall official apparently got quick action. Jay Walsh, Menino’s director of neighborhood services, told the Herald he... Read more
Bostonist bring us a look at Sam Yoon's cafepress store, which features some clever, some terrible, all groan-inducing campaign shirts. Yooninites can grab a "Yooooooon!" faux-Sox shirt or even one promoting the Yoonies.
Mayor Menino addresses regional officials today about working to end child hunger. Sam Yoom is talkin' substance abuse at City Hall, and Michael Flaherty is pressing the flesh (political lingo for handshaking, fyi) in Mattapan. MAYOR THOMAS MENINO: 11:15... Read more
Contributed by Jackie Hai: WBZ interviewed City Councilor Michael Flaherty recently (thanks for the non-existent date-stamp, 'BZ!) about the local option meals and hotels tax proposed by Mayor Thomas Menino on July 22. The increase would hike taxes on... Read more

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