The city council is staring down the last month of its legislative term, the election behind them and a diverse slate of councillors stepping up to the plate in anticipation of the new year. This year’s race reaffirmed their focus on at least one... Read more
As the evening chill settled over the city, a steady stream of voters made its way in and out of the Cristo Rey High School in Savin Hill, where ballots are cast and counted for Ward 13, Precinct 10. Polls would close in an hour, and Martin J. Walsh... Read more
After one of the city’s most hotly contested campaigns, Kim Janey was elected on Tuesday as the first female city councillor to represent the neighborhood that her family has called home for generations.
Janey, who defeated Rufus Faulk, 55... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh staved off his first mayoral challenge in decisive fashion on Tuesday, defeating City Councillor Tito Jackson by more than 30 points, according to unofficial results from the city. In Dorchester, Walsh’s margin of victory mirrored... Read more
The prospects for a strong showing at the polls in Boston Tuesday when voters will decide whether to give Mayor Marty Walsh a second term "so far has not been terribly encouraging," Secretary of State William Galvin said Monday, with turnout elsewhere... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh defended his record against persistent criticisms by his challenger in next month’s election, City Councillor Tito Jackson, as the two men clashed over competing visions for Boston at a debate Tuesday evening.
With two weeks... Read more
The UMass Building Authority has received 16 responses to its Request For Information (RFI) regarding the prominent Bayside parcel on Columbia Point, university officials said Friday. Several developers are already actively involved in real estate... Read more
Rufus Faulk, who finished in second place in last week’s preliminary election for District 7 city councillor, is hoping that support from some of his former rivals will help him mount an upset victory over first-place finisher Kim Janey in the Nov. 7... Read more
It’s a mild October evening in Roxbury and Kim Janey is standing in front of the earliest childhood home she can remember. The two-toned green and beige Codman Park house does not look anything like the Academy Homes apartments of the late 1960s, Janey... Read more