2013 elections

A coalition of Dorchester-based groups is putting together a mayoral forum to be held inside the First Parish Church on Meetinghouse Hill on Thurs. Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. Teens with the Cape Verdean Community (CVC) UNIDO’s Youth Leadership Academy are... Read more
Wondering which candidates' names will be at the top of the municipal ballot in September? We'll find out on Thursday, July 11 at 11 a.m. From the release sent out by the mayor's press office: The Ballot Position Drawing is mandated by Section 28 of the... Read more
Rob Consalvo’s mayoral campaign is bringing on a former spokesman for the Massachusetts Democratic Party as its communications director. Kevin Franck has also served as a spokesman for the Louisiana Democratic Party. A former high school teacher with a... Read more
Ed Deveau, former chief of staff to state Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, has been hired as deputy campaign manager of Rob Consalvo’s mayoral bid. Marcus Ferrell, who has worked on state Senate campaigns in Florida, is serving as campaign manager. Petruccelli,... Read more
Rep. Marty WalshIt took less than 10 minutes: After ten mayoral hopefuls stepped off the stage and left a Dorchester union hall on Thursday night, the Greater Boston Labor Council quickly voted to throw its support to state Rep. Marty Walsh. Walsh, who... Read more
Mayor Thomas Menino and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sat down for a quiet dinner in the South End last Wednesday night, the mayor reported. Their dinner prompted some light chatter on Facebook and Twitter after they, along with Clinton’s... Read more
Three of the twelve candidates running for mayor, meeting in a forum on Tuesday at the Palm restaurant at One International Place, differed among themselves on whether the city’s School Committee should consist of elected or mayorally appointed members.... Read more
A former campaign aide to Los Angeles Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti and Gov. Deval Patrick is signing on with City Councillor Michael Ross’s mayoral campaign. Josh Gee, who served as new media director for Patrick’s 2010 reelection campaign, has returned to... Read more
On a chilly May morning outside a Dunkin’ Donuts in Fields Corner, Felix G. Arroyo was pouring on the charm. “I want to know how you look so good at your age,” Arroyo said, recognizing the 80-year-old man approaching him. “Eat good food,” the old man... Read more
As the Volvo sped westbound on Storrow Drive last Thursday night, Gustavo Quiroga, in the passenger seat, sketched out what had happened over the previous 36 hours. Quiroga and the driver, City Councillor Michael Ross, along with campaign manager Cayce... Read more


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