Two mayoral forums set for Tuesday

Boston’s mayoral candidates are in for a forum-filled Tuesday, with one in the early morning and another in the evening.

Local civic and business group leaders are hosting a forum Tuesday morning with the six mayoral candidates.

The Newmarket Business Association, the South End Forum, DSNI, Pine Street Inn, and the Andrew Square and McCormack Civic Associations are hosting a forum at 8 a.m. at Suffolk Construction’s headquarters. Seating is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions that remain place.

All six major mayoral candidates are slated to attend the in-person, according to the Newmarket Business Association.

WCVB-Channel 5’s Karen Holmes Ward is serving as the moderator.

The forum’s focus will include “quality-of-life issues in the Newmarket/South End/Lower Roxbury/Andrew Square area, and economic development and planning in that area.”

A second mayoral forum the same day will take place online and focus on parks and open spaces.

The forum, moderated by WBZ anchor Anaridis Rodriguez, is set for 6 p.m. Registration is available at

The group behind the forum, Boston Parks Advocates, bills itself as a “citywide network of people who champion greenspace.”

Five of the six major mayoral candidates are expected to attend.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey was invited but hadn’t confirmed her attendance as of last week, organizers said.

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