Candidates' forum in Back Bay: Incumbent councillor Steve Murphy, first-time candidates Hiep Nguyen and Ayanna Pressley are shown at a candidates' forum sponsored by the Ward 4 and Ward 5 Democratic committees on Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Photo by Mike... Read more
Thirteen out of the fifteen candidates running for the four City Council At-Large spots faced off in a forum in the Back Bay on Tuesday night, staking out their positions on the city budget, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and busing. The Ward 5... Read more
Couple of politically-themed things going on in Boston tonight: First up, there’s the at-large candidates’ forum in Copley Square. Most are expected to show up. Felix G. Arroyo is holding a campaign kick-off at roughly the same time, but will try to... Read more
First, a candidate for City Council At-Large struck out at Treasurer Timothy Cahill, accusing him of alleged ethics violations and a lack of transparency in the management of the state pension fund, which could hurt Boston city employees’ pensions. The... Read more
Don't be surprised if you notice City Councillor Michael Flaherty brown-bagging it for lunch if he becomes mayor. The Globe reports today that Flaherty, who is saddled with over $900,000 in mortgage debt, would lose the $130,000 he earns annually by... Read more
Via UHub. And this from the event page on Facebook: Boston Ward 5 Democratic Committee and the Boston Ward 4 Democratic Committee are jointly sponsoring a "Candidates Forum" for those candidates running for Boston City Councillor-at-Large on Tuesday, June... Read more
Something that got lost amid the sharp words that BPD Commissioner Edward Davis had for Councillor At-Large and mayoral candidate Michael Flaherty was this: Years after the Reporter first called for its implementation- and hours after a mayoral candidate... Read more
It’s official: Boston voters will see 15 candidates on the City Council At-Large portion of the ballot. Current City Councillors At-Large Michael Flaherty and Sam Yoon are facing off against Mayor Thomas Menino for the top job at City Hall, prompting a... Read more
Tomas GonzalezWhen you’re one candidate out of 15 running for the four City Councillor at-Large spots, sometimes you’re going to aim high. That was the case this week with Tomas Gonzalez, former chief of staff to Boston’s Elderly Commission, who... Read more
The Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts union voted to endorse City Councilor Michael Flaherty in his run for the Mayor's office yesterday. Robert McCarthy, president of the 12,000-plus group of firefighters said in a statement that "Councilor... Read more


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