Mayoral race

As their candidates sweat it out under the WBZ studio lights on Wednesday night, mayoral campaign supporters will be hitting bars in the Allston/Brighton and Dorchester areas. Here’s where the debate watch parties are going to be, according to the... Read more
Polling locations in South Boston will stay the same for the 2009 municipal elections, the city’s election chief said Tuesday. And city-wide, there will be only one move: from Academy Hill Library, which is undergoing extensive repair, to the Veronica... Read more
That's one way to describe the Globe's extensive Sunday article on city development under Mayor Thomas Menino. (And thanks to the Phoenix's David Bernstein, we'll never be able to look at that Back Bay building the same way again.) It's not the type of... Read more
The lead vocalist for the Dropkick Murphys is supporting City Councillor At-Large Michael Flaherty for mayor, he said Thursday. Flaherty is a "hell of a guy, hell of a politician,” said Ken Casey, bass guitarist and lead vocalist for the group. He added... Read more
Could the South End be experiencing election fatigue? notes that area voters have had to go to ballot box seven times in three years, including the recent special election to fill House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi's Third Suffolk District seat... Read more
The Bay State Banner weighs in on City Councillor At-Large Michael Flaherty's campaign for mayor with a 1,087-word piece: Flaherty has long relied on a strong base of support in the South Boston neighborhood where he grew up, as well as in West Roxbury... Read more
Before they join the two other mayoral candidates for next week's face-off on WBZ-TV, City Councillors At-Large Michael Flaherty and Sam Yoon compete on the radio: On Thursday, they'll head over to the FNX (101.7 FM) studio to play “My Song Is Better... Read more
For the next 20 days, the conservative-leaning Pioneer Institute is teaming up with the nonpartisan Boston Municipal Research Bureau in releasing a series of papers on topics facing the city. According to a joint press release issued Monday, questions for... Read more
"[Mayoral candidate Michael] Flaherty, a current city councilor, appeared at the Doyle’s forum, which was probably the first candidate forum in modern times to feature beer-sipping moderators." So notes the Jamaica Plain Gazette this week in one of two... Read more
This week's Boston Phoenix has a look at both the preliminary race for mayor and the crowd of newcomers running in the at-large race. David Bernstein writes about the showdown between Sam Yoon and Michael Flaherty over who gets to take on Mayor Thomas... Read more


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