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The hierarchy of the American Catholic Church - which last weekend issued a call for all Catholics to join a jihad against gay marriage in Massachusetts - says that the Supreme Judicial Court's historic ruling is a "national tragedy." And, from the looks... Read more
A victorious Charles Yancey: Left, celebrates his election night win with fellow councillor Chuck Turner at the Unity Sports and Cultural Center. Against one wall of the Unity Sports and Cultural Club in Codman Square, a radio sat on a table beneath one... Read more
This article originally appeared on page 2 of the Oct. 2, 2003 edition of the Reporter. Reporter's Notebook by Bill Forry To: City Council Candidates Re: Your Campaign's Sorry Fate Dear Council hopeful (state your name): You all know from reading the... Read more
Charles Yancey is in trouble. That's the impression any sane person gets when they run into one Egobiduke Ezedi, Yancey's fresh-faced opponent in this year's District Four city council race. If you happened to pop into the Blarney Stone, Dorchester's... Read more
On the periphery of the main event were the usual fringe features. Tables of souvenirs: donkey ties, Clinton buttons, "Kiss Me, I'm a Democrat." There were special interest booths promoting platform accountability and individual pols. There were Lyndon... Read more
Tracking down Republicans in Dorchester is kind of like going on safari on the moon. Not a lot of elephants leave their prints around these parts. And if they do, they tend to cover 'em up pretty fast. One man from South Boston is hoping to buck that... Read more
Don't let his age fool you; Emmanuel Bellegarde has done a lot of living in his 28 years. He's worked in both chambers of the state legislature. He's a Haitian immigrant who started a number of groups to empower minorities in Boston politics. He's lived... Read more
Talk about the race for state treasurer hasn't quite squeezed its way onto most of our summer schedules just yet. Like most of the political playoffs, it probably won't until after Labor Day. But, when it does, there's a candidate who hails from Beverly... Read more
Mayor's Supporters, Marty Walsh Square Off for Delegates An unprecedented turnout at last night's Ward 13 Democratic Caucus on Jones Hill forced party officials to send more than 200 people home without voting. The overflow crowd resulted from a bitter... Read more
With a January special election fast-approaching to fill a vacant State Senate seat, Dorchester political activists remain unsure about whether or not the neighborhood can- or should- field a candidate in the race. State Rep. John A. Hart of South Boston... Read more

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