Mayoral race

The Ward 5 Democratic Committee on Monday night endorsed Mayor Thomas Menino. The breakdown of the vote: Menino received 18 votes, City Councillor At-Large Sam Yoon received 4 votes and City Councillor At-Large Michael Flaherty received 2 votes. South... Read more
Amid the hoopla over City Hall employees deleting emails and potentially violating the state records law, the Flaherty campaign on Sunday started running a television ad. The ad buy is for $200,000, with the ad running through the Sept. 22 preliminary. It... Read more
This just in from the mayor's office: Bill Sinnott, corporation counsel, and Bill Oates, chief information officer, regarding "email retention and policies of City of Boston employees." It's set for Room 703, City Hall.
All three challengers vying to unseat Mayor Thomas Menino will appear together outside City Hall Monday morning to decry the routine deletion of city employee emails. City Councillors At-Large Michael Flaherty and Sam Yoon, along with South End contractor... Read more
Two of Mayor Thomas Menino's rivals are pouncing on a news report that says City Hall officials have been potentially violating the state's public records law through the regular deletion their emails. The Boston Globe reported on Sunday that Michael... Read more
We kind of wish we were able to listen in on the interview between Jamaica Plain Gazette's John Ruch and the "official" write-in candidate for mayor. Brighton resident William Feegbeh spoke with the JP Gazette about having eyes on the mayor's chair,... Read more
We learned a couple of things at Thursday’s rollicking FOX25/Herald debate, the last televised face-off before the Sept. 22 preliminary: Michael Flaherty doesn’t know how much a ride on the MBTA costs. Mayor Thomas Menino thinks that Boston streets... Read more
We're hearing Dorchester's Ward 16 Democratic Committee made some endorsements last night, including a unanimous vote for Mayor Thomas Menino's re-election effort. The ward includes Fields Corner, down through Cedar Grove and over to the Neponset River.... Read more
Mayor Thomas Menino's desk gets around. At least, that's according to a spot his re-election campaign has put on YouTube. "This is the desk of Mayor Thomas M. Menino. A man who doesn't conduct business behind closed doors, but out in the neighborhoods of... Read more
The timing of it was apparently wreaking havoc with reporters' reporting. Universal Hub's Adam Gaffin has the lowdown. It should be mentioned that Kevin's been having a good couple of days. One of his criticisms appeared to bear some fruit in today's... Read more


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