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Leaders in Boston’s Black and Latinx communities plan to gather at Morning Star Baptist Church in Mattapan after the Sept. 14 mayoral preliminary ended without any Black candidates making it to the general election set for Nov. 2. The meeting, set for... Read more
The resignation of US special envoy to Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Foote, is “damning” and “more evidence” that Biden administration officials must change course in their treatment of the neighboring country and its people, according to Congresswoman Ayanna... Read more
The Strand Theatre will host a new exhibit opening on Friday that explores Boston teenagers’ relationships with police and society through a unique art project using jeans taken from the teens’ own closets. The exhibit — “From Where I Stand” — includes... Read more
If there’s one thing, said Boston City Councillor at-large Julia Mejia, that her strong, second-place finish in last Tuesday’s preliminary election should communicate, it’s that her style of political leadership is about amplifying other people rather... Read more
The popular Fresh Food Generation food truck and catering company specializing in Caribbean Afro Southern cuisine hopes to open its first-ever brick-and-mortar location on Talbot Avenue near Codman Square. Founders Cassandria Campbell and Jackson Renshaw... Read more
City Councillors Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George, the top two finishers in the mayoral preliminary, this week threw themselves headlong into the general election campaign, touting dueling endorsements from mega unions that represent healthcare... Read more
Angie Camacho, who finished in third place in last week’s preliminary election for District 7 City Council, wants a recount. The city’s unofficial vote count had Camacho 28 votes behind Roy Owens, a perennial candidate who also sought an at-large council... Read more
Michelle Wu outside Boston City Hall
City Councillor At-Large Michelle Wu on Wednesday said outside groups, which have poured millions into the Boston mayor’s race, should stay positive but she stopped short of asking them to steer clear of the battle between her and City Councillor At-Large... Read more
I don’t get it. We had smart, capable candidates representing a range of ideologies, plans, and policies. We have many issues that need to be dealt with: global warming, transportation, schools, management of city agencies, overtime corruption, downtown... Read more
Liz Miranda Strand Theater for Michelle Wu
At the Strand Theater on Wednesday, City Councillor Michelle Wu, who topped the mayoral ballot last week, touted the endorsement of state Rep. Liz Miranda, a Democratic lawmaker who represents parts of Dorchester and Roxbury. “Throughout her time in the... Read more
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board last Tuesday (Sept. 14) approved a pair of proposals aimed at finding a private operator for the city-owned Strand Theatre and building a new library branch in Uphams Corner, along with affordable... Read more
City Councillor At-Large Annissa Essaibi George is asking super PACs — outside entities funded by unions and deep-pocketed donors who spent millions of dollars in the mayoral preliminary — to stay out of the final election between her and City Councillor... Read more
A West Roxbury-based sprinkler fitters union on Thursday said it’s supporting Annissa Essaibi George’s mayoral campaign. In a statement, Peter Gibbons, the business manager for Sprinkler Fitters Local 550, said Essaibi George, a Dorchester city councillor... Read more
Twenty-four hours after polls closed and City Councillors Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George emerged as the mayoral preliminary’s winners, a super PAC is lacing into Wu. The pro-Essaibi George super PAC, “Bostonians for Real Progress,” is one of two... Read more
Voters in District 4 picked two men out of a field of nine candidates on Tuesday to advance to the Nov. 2 final election to replace Andrea Campbell as their city councillor. First-time candidate Brian Worrell posted a strong showing on with 2,498 votes... Read more
The city’s two incumbent at-large city councillors —Michael Flaherty and Julia Mejia— lead the pack among the 17 candidates seeking a spot on the Nov. 2 ballot. Eight candidates will advance to the general election, but as election night dragged into... Read more
Former Boston police commissioner William Gross hit the road in Charlestown on Monday, the day before the mayoral preliminary, shaking hands inside a 99 restaurant after a press conference in its parking lot. Gross, who abruptly resigned from his post... Read more
City Councillor Annissa Essaibi George is distancing herself from one of the two super PACs supporting her mayoral candidacy, saying she’s “not happy” about its ties to former President Donald Trump. Super PACs, which have flushed more than $2 million... Read more
With few barbs, mayoral candidates talk education issues, police funding As polls indicate a good number of Boston voters remain undecided, the five major candidates running for mayor largely kept it cordial in their televised debate Wednesday night.... Read more
Sheriff Steve Tompkins is throwing his support behind Leonard Lee for District 4 city council. Lee is one of nine men and women seeking to replace Andrea Campbell in the district seat, which includes parts of Dorchester and Mattapan. "I am endorsing... Read more

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