No matter who wins the November election, this will be the first time that the City of Boston has not had a male, white mayor.
An exclusive conversation with the Climate Candidate for Mayor
A few weeks ago, contemplating the “historic” dimensions of the Boston mayoral race, I reached out to the front runners, Councilor Michelle Wu and Mayor Kim Janey then tied neck-and-neck going into Tuesday’s preliminary election. I wanted to avoid the “horse-race” framing and interrogate ...
"Our traffic congestion has been an enormous problem that's holding back our economy."
"At the end of the day, the lesson will be that none of us really can live on $10 a day."
I covered his administration. I would often stalk him by his black SUV in the horseshoe driveway in back of City Hall to press him on the news of the day. Some days, he’d be furious with me about something I had written. Other times, he’d shrug the hit off with a snarky quip. The man was not short on wit.