On Nov. 5, voters will pick either State Rep. Marty Walsh of Dorchester or City Councillor At-Large John Connolly, the top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s preliminary, as the next mayor of Boston. Separated by just under 1,500 votes, the representative and... Read more
Decision Day: State Rep. Marty Walsh greeted a voter outside of the Cristo Rey School on Savin Hill Ave. this morning. Photo by Bill Forry Dorchester state Rep. Marty Walsh planned to greet voters outside McKenna’s Café, down the street from his Tuttle... Read more
Today is Election Day. The 12-person field will be winnowed to two finalists who will face off on Nov. 5. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Candidates’ schedules, and a flashback to what newspapers were saying the morning of a preliminary 20 years... Read more
1 day to the Sept. 24 preliminary. Driving the day: The expected resignation of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. The news broke on Sunday, as mayoral candidates were out canvassing, attending GOTV rallies and fundraising. The candidates, over the... Read more
2 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. Allston Brighton will be one of the places to catch candidates today, with a parade scheduled for the afternoon and the 10th annual Brian Honan 5K. State Rep. Byron Rushing, who endorsed Felix Arroyo last week, joins... Read more
3 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. ODDS & ENDS: US Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) and heavyweight champ John Ruiz record robocalls for Rep. Marty Walsh, both calling him a "fighter"…..DA Dan Conley’s campaign has put up a video showing where... Read more
Seven of the twelve candidates running for mayor stepped off the campaign trail on Friday and spent several hours inside City Hall at a hearing on the Suffolk Downs casino proposal. Two questions stemming from the proposal have lead to some of the... Read more
4 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. The City Council’s economic development committee is holding a 12 p.m. hearing on the Suffolk Downs casino proposal and the plan for a Nov. 5 vote on the matter. Bill Walczak, whose opposition to a Boston casino is the... Read more
In a bid to swing undecided voters to her side, former state Rep. Charlotte Golar Richie rolled out the endorsement of state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, a Jamaica Plain Democrat, and Rep. Russell Holmes, a Mattapan Democrat. “I would be swayed if I knew that a... Read more
New poll results show 64 percent of likely Boston voters want a citywide referendum on whether to allow a casino at Suffolk Downs in East Boston, and voters deadlocked over allowing the city casino. The Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll results were... Read more


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