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Donnie Palmer, the professional heavyweight boxer who survived a shooting last year, pulled papers today to run for Boston City Council in District 3. That seat is occupied by Frank Baker, who will seek re-election this year. Palmer lives on Richfield... Read more
The end came quickly and abruptly: Maureen Feeney finished her tenure as the District 3 city councilor last Thursday, tendering her resignation some 48 hours after voters had chosen her successor, Frank Baker. While the seat is vacant, the office will... Read more
Councillor-elect: Frank Baker and his wife Today Baker posed for a photo with supporters outside Florian Hall shortly after the polls closed on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Photo by Pat Tarantino Frank Baker, the 43-year-old former city employee from Savin Hill,... Read more
Polls have been open for over three hours now. As of 9 a.m., turnout was pegged at just under 3 percent, or little over 10,000 voters. A few accounts to follow to keep tabs on the day as it progresses: -- @DotNewsD3 -- @LitDrop And, of course, stay with... Read more
Polls opened at 7 a.m. across the city, with two races on the ballot in Dorchester's District 3: Two men are vying to succeed retiring City Councillor Maureen Feeney and seven-person field is fighting for the four City Council At-Large slots. The two top... Read more
A Vietnamese outlet and a plumbers union endorsed District 3 candidate John O'Toole on Thursday, his campaign said. Thang Long, a weekly paper, placed an endorsement on its front page this week endorsing O'Toole. According to a translation of the... Read more
After six months of community forums, candidates knocking at their doors and political literature raining on their porch, Dorchester voters go to the polls on Tuesday to pick a successor to retiring City Councillor Maureen Feeney. Savin Hill’s Frank Baker... Read more
District 3 candidate Frank Baker on Friday pushed a proposal to revamp the city’s school bus system, calling for the city officials to “decentralize” bus depots and redevelop the Freeport Street depot for mixed use. The depot is a 122,709-square foot site... Read more
District 3 candidate Frank Baker's camp on on Tuesday said another seven unions have endorsed the former city print shop employee. The unions include AFSCME Local 419, Boston School Custodians Local 1952, Glaziers Local 1044, Painters District Council 35... Read more
Editorials in the Boston Globe and Herald on Tuesday back District 3 candidate John O'Toole for the City Council seat. "He makes a convincing case that his volunteer activities, focusing on neighborhood stability, have served as an effective training... Read more


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