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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, a Boston Democrat and a former city councillor at-large, on Monday announced her picks for the City Council’s four at-large slots. Pressley endorsed Julia Mejia, an incumbent, as well as candidates David Halbert, Ruthzee... Read more
With 38 days left until the November mayoral election, Acting Mayor Kim Janey said she’s backing Michelle Wu over Annissa Essaibi George in the battle for the top job in City Hall. Janey, who finished fourth in the Sept. 14 preliminary that winnowed the... Read more
Rally for Haitian immigrants
Roughly one hundred people rallied on Friday to protest the Biden administration’s treatment of Haitian migrants. Elected officials at the city and state level, as well as some contenders for City Council, formed a row by the front door of the JFK Federal... Read more
The transition of mayoral power is set for Tuesday, Nov. 16, a date which Acting Mayor Kim Janey and the two mayoral candidates agreed upon after a meeting on Beacon Hill Thursday. City Councillors At-Large Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu are on... Read more
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
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
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
Officials ponder how to deal with setbacks The first MCAS tests administered in the Covid-19 era featured drops in scores "across the board," the state's education commissioner said Tuesday, adding that the results show "everyone is going to have to... 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

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