John Connolly

In response to a News Service questionnaire, nine of the 12 candidates hoping to become the next mayor of Boston explained their stances on regulating and supervising medical marijuana facilities in the city. QUESTION: How would your administration deal... Read more
In response to a News Service questionnaire, nine of the 12 candidates for mayor of Boston offered their positions on whether the city should contribute funding for additional MBTA services in and around Boston. At question is the expansion of MBTA subway... Read more
In a 90-minute fast-paced 12-way exchange that at times resembled a raucous dinner-table argument, Boston's would-be mayors jostled for voters' attention with just under two weeks until the Sept. 24 preliminary that will cull the candidates to two... Read more
A few hundred supporters of Dorchester state Rep. Marty Walsh’s mayoral campaign assembled at the intersection of L Street and Broadway on Thursday afternoon, spilling out onto the street, hours after South Boston state Rep. Nick Collins endorsed a rival... Read more
Boston's Race to City Hall 12 candidates, each determined to make it through the primary election on September 24, are what remain after 24 sought to win a nomination on the ballot to fill the seat of incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino. The diverse field of... Read more
On a Friday morning in mid-June, City Councillor At-Large John Connolly had just toured the St. Francis House by Boston Common when his car died. “Guess who is taking shared bike to next event,” he posted to Twitter, the social networking site, along with... Read more
Eyesore remains a hold-out on Dudley Street Uphams Corner holdout: The seven-story Leon Electric building at the corner of Humphreys and Dudley streets — and right next to the Upham’s Corner T station— is a top target for redevelopment under the next city... Read more
The mayoral race chugs along. Highlights from Wednesday include: -- Actor Danny Glover, best known for his roles in “Lethal Weapon” and “The Color Purple,” is coming to a fundraiser for former School Committee member John Barros. The Barros campaign is... Read more
State Rep. Nick Collins, a South Boston Democrat, is backing City Councillor At-Large John Connolly in the race to replace Mayor Thomas Menino, several sources told the Reporter on Wednesday. The son of a former state representative, Collins was elected... Read more
The Sept. 24 prelim is 20 days away. -- At 8 a.m., District 5 Councillor Rob Consalvo takes aim at the “corporate education reform movement” outside the Roosevelt School in Hyde Park, holding a press avail to “discuss the threats to our neighborhood... Read more


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