City Councillor Rob Consalvo is again challenging his rivals to sign onto his pledge to limit the influence of independent expenditure groups in the race to succeed Mayor Thomas Menino. This time, he’s doing it on the radio. “What we don’t need is the... Read more
City Councillor Michael Ross on Sunday became the latest mayoral candidate to take aim at state Rep. Marty Walsh, a fellow mayoral hopeful. Standing outside the State House, Ross hit Walsh for voting for a transportation financing package that “does not... Read more
City Councillor John Connolly and his wife, who live in West Roxbury, also have two additional kids, Clare and Teddy. New Undecided Voter! Mary Katherine "MaryKate" Connolly, 8lbs 12oz @ 12:56pm. Mom & MaryKate doing great. #prouddad Read more
The second part of's video survey of the candidates running for mayor of Boston focuses on education. Ten members of the 12-person field offer differing views on the city's school committee, charter school cap, superintendent search and more.... Read more
City Councillor Rob Consalvo’s mayoral campaign unveiled its first TV spot on Monday night. The ad, titled “All In for Boston,” notes that he worked for the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy and his support for a felony gun offender registry. The ad shows him... Read more
Group will hold off on endorsement until after prelim DotOUT, an influential group of gay and lesbian activists in Dorchester, is staying out of the mayoral preliminary, with no endorsement until after the Sept. 24 election whittles the 12-person field... Read more
Through the leaves on the trees at the intersection of Harold and Holworthy, you can glimpse the John Hancock tower. A symbol of downtown Boston’s economic vitality, it often seems farther than three miles away for the residents of this corner of Roxbury... Read more
John Barros's mayoral campaign on Wednesday launched a biographical web video that it said it plans to promote on newspaper and ethnic media websites. The campaign is also purchasing ad space on Twitter and Facebook, it said. Barros is the former... Read more
Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley, a candidate for mayor, on Sunday raised questions about the legality of an East Boston-only vote on a Suffolk Downs casino. Conley added that the 13-member City Council should “come to their senses” and move to... Read more
Charlotte Golar Richie: Former state rep and city Housing chief highlighted her experience as a mom, lawmaker and Menino cabinet member in a Wednesday night speech. Above, Richie is shown at an event at the Roxbury YMCA last Saturday. Photo by Bill... Read more


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