On the night of March 27, John Barros’s cell phone would not stop buzzing with text messages. As he sat at a School Committee meeting around the corner from City Hall, word was quickly circulating that Mayor Thomas Menino would not be running for... Read more
When Jim Brett was a longtime state representative running for mayor in 1993, he was the only candidate on the ballot who was also a Dorchester resident. He was up against Hyde Park City Councillor Thomas Menino, who would go on to win the coveted job... Read more
This just in from the Election Department, which is continuing to work on certifying nomination signatures:
-- Local community activist John Barros and District 5 Councillor Rob Consalvo joined the list of folks who have at least 3,000... Read more
Community activist John Barros kicked off his mayoral bid on Thursday, officially entering the already crowded field.
The Dorchester resident has served on the School Committee and as head of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative. He... Read more
In a 6 to 1 vote last Wednesday night, the Boston School Committee signed off on a sweeping overhaul of the school system’s assignment process. The 57,000 students now attending the city’s schools, along with their siblings, are grandfathered under the... Read more