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... 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... 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... 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... 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 Street
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The mayoral race chugs along. Highlights from Wednesday include:
-- Actor Danny Glover, best known for his roles in “Lethal Weapon” and “The Color Purple,” is coming to a fundraiser for former School Committee member John Barros. The Barros... Read more
The Sept. 24 prelim is 20 days away.
-- At 8 a.m., District 5 Councillor Rob Consalvo takes aim at the “corporate education reform movement” outside the Roosevelt School in Hyde Park, holding a press avail to “discuss the threats to our... Read more
Officials at Boston City Hall haven't seen many new voter registrations in the weeks leading up to this month's preliminary municipal elections, but are bracing for a possible blitz of new voters generated by mayoral hopefuls looking for an advantage... Read more