In ’83, the impact of the mayor’s race ushered in a progressive era of power sharing and racial reconciliation.
DOES THE FORMER BPD COMMISSIONER EVEN LIVE IN BOSTON?
Gross, rumored as mayoral candidate, didn’t register to vote in Hub until October 2019
WU AND CAMPBELL TO SPEAK AT MAYORAL CANDIDATE WEBINAR
The candidates will be interviewed about the upcoming race.
WALSH TO WASH; JANEY TO BECOME 1ST BLACK BOSTON MAYOR & 1ST WOMAN TO LEAD CITY
“I choose not to see it as Walsh news. I choose to see it as first Black woman Mayor of Boston news.”
NEXT UP: DOT TEEN LAUNCHES COUNCIL CAMPAIGN
“This incumbent has never been about action."
MIDNIGHT MASS: SOCIAL JUSTICE, HOUSING ARE PRIORITIES FOR FRESHLY ELECTED CITY POLS
"I’m a renter like two-thirds of Cambridge residents, and now we have a representati[ve] on the City Council. I walk, bike, and take public transport living in a city where the T is dysfunctional."
OUTGOING BOSTON CITY COUNCILOR TIM MCCARTHY REMOVES HIS MASK
Take outgoing District 5 Councilor Tim McCarthy, who has historically had bad positions on cannabis, endorsed Gov. Charlie Baker in 2018, and often suffers from the same Caucasian derangement syndrome as the governor.
ALLSTON POLITICS CITY: IN A GENTRIFYING ARTS HAMLET, POLITICAL HOPEFULS SHARE PLANS TO KEEP THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD WEIRD
“We put our necks out there to invest ourselves emotionally, physically, monetarily into everything that surrounds us because we wanna make it beautiful, and then the second it actually becomes beautiful is the second that people want to turn it into something else."
A BIPARTISAN BLITZ, AT HOME AND ON THE ROAD
While they’re in Washington, they ought to give members of both national parties a lesson on public relations, because this bipartisan buddy bit they’re milking in Boston has everyone from lawmakers to dealmakers applauding while everyone else either smiles and nods or pays no attention at all.
‘THE PROCESS IS NOT ADEQUATELY INVOLVING COMMUNITY’
"As a public defender, I saw the effects of criminalizing marijuana."