Bill Walczak

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
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
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
In response to a News Service questionnaire, nine of the 12 candidates hoping to become the next mayor of Boston explained their stances on regulating and supervising medical marijuana facilities in the city. QUESTION: How would your administration deal... Read more
In response to a News Service questionnaire, nine of the 12 candidates for mayor of Boston offered their positions on whether the city should contribute funding for additional MBTA services in and around Boston. At question is the expansion of MBTA subway... Read more
In a 90-minute fast-paced 12-way exchange that at times resembled a raucous dinner-table argument, Boston's would-be mayors jostled for voters' attention with just under two weeks until the Sept. 24 preliminary that will cull the candidates to two... Read more
Eyesore remains a hold-out on Dudley StreetUphams Corner holdout: The seven-story Leon Electric building at the corner of Humphreys and Dudley streets — and right next to the Upham’s Corner T station— is a top target for redevelopment under the next city... Read more
In response to a News Service questionnaire, ten of the 12 candidates for mayor of Boston offered their positions on how state law could be altered to allow for more liquor licenses for the city. Currently, the Legislature selectively grants additional... Read more
On a humid Tuesday afternoon, Bill Walczak was waiting outside City Hall. His mayoral campaign, like the others struggling for attention in a 12-person field, had just been handed a small gift from a few floors above: an agreement between the city and... Read more

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