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A former local lawmaker and the head of a Dorchester-based union are on Mayor-elect Michelle Wu’s roster of transition advisers as she moves toward her swearing-in next Tuesday and beyond. Charlotte Golar Richie, a former state lawmaker who served in... Read more
The swearing-in ceremony of Mayor-elect Michelle Wu is set for Tuesday, Nov. 16 at noon, inside the City Council’s chamber. In a statement, Wu said a “full inauguration” is scheduled for January. The swearing-in, through a “brief” oath of office, is meant... Read more
Brian Worrell won 62 percent of the vote on Tuesday to claim the District 4 city council seat that will be vacated by Andrea Campbell in January. The 38-year-old first-time candidate defeated former state Rep. Evandro Carvalho by winning all but two of... Read more
Michelle Wu, a former aide to US Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the late Mayor Thomas Menino who ran a campaign pushing a fare-free MBTA and the stabilization of rental rates, won an overwhelming, tradition-shattering victory on Tuesday that will put her in... Read more
Monday before Election Day, Nov. 2
When polls close Tuesday at 8 p.m., watchers of Boston politics will have several different ways to get results for the mayoral and City Council races. Three questions are also on the ballot: An amendment to the city charter expanding the budgetary powers... Read more
Bostonians for Real Progress
With the election days away, outside groups supporting Annissa Essaibi George’s mayoral bid raked in six-figure donations as Michelle Wu, Essaibi George’s rival, sought to block one of their ads from airing on television, calling it false and defamatory.... Read more
William Gross super PAC ad
William Gross, the former Boston police commissioner backing Annissa Essaibi George’s mayoral campaign with an endorsement and his own super PAC, took to television in the days leading up to the September preliminary. Looking at the camera and wearing a... Read more
District 4 Council candidate Evandro Carvalho hosted a campaign stop at the heart of Four Corners on Wednesday morning (Oct. 20), unveiling the new endorsement of State Rep. Nika Elugardo - whose district overlaps with part of District 4. Rep. Elugardo... Read more
The super PAC chaired by former Boston police commissioner William Gross is ramping up its efforts to support mayoral contender Annissa Essaibi George while blasting her rival for the job, Michelle Wu. Details on the spending behind the new advertisements... Read more
A new WBUR-Dorchester Reporter-The Boston Foundation poll shows a majority of Boston voters think the conditions on the MBTA are generally safe. But many say there is room for improvement after a series of recent accidents. In just the past five weeks,... Read more

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