This election marks a milestone for the veteran woman on the council,says at-Large Councillor Ayanna Pressley, who will have spent a decade in the at-large seat advocating for healthy communities once this next term finishes. “I’ve seen that as a mandate... Read more
The city council is staring down the last month of its legislative term, the election behind them and a diverse slate of councillors stepping up to the plate in anticipation of the new year. This year’s race reaffirmed their focus on at least one... Read more
As the evening chill settled over the city, a steady stream of voters made its way in and out of the Cristo Rey High School in Savin Hill, where ballots are cast and counted for Ward 13, Precinct 10. Polls would close in an hour, and Martin J. Walsh would... Read more
After one of the city’s most hotly contested campaigns, Kim Janey was elected on Tuesday as the first female city councillor to represent the neighborhood that her family has called home for generations. Janey, who defeated Rufus Faulk, 55 percent to 43... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh staved off his first mayoral challenge in decisive fashion on Tuesday, defeating City Councillor Tito Jackson by more than 30 points, according to unofficial results from the city. In Dorchester, Walsh’s margin of victory mirrored his... Read more
The prospects for a strong showing at the polls in Boston Tuesday when voters will decide whether to give Mayor Marty Walsh a second term "so far has not been terribly encouraging," Secretary of State William Galvin said Monday, with turnout elsewhere... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh defended his record against persistent criticisms by his challenger in next month’s election, City Councillor Tito Jackson, as the two men clashed over competing visions for Boston at a debate Tuesday evening. With two weeks to go... Read more
News Editor’s note: The Boston branch of the NAACP last week released a report three years in the making, which sharply critiqued the Walsh administration’s progress toward addressing issues of racial inequity in Boston. It graded the administration... Read more
The UMass Building Authority has received 16 responses to its Request For Information (RFI) regarding the prominent Bayside parcel on Columbia Point, university officials said Friday. Several developers are already actively involved in real estate around... Read more
Rufus Faulk, who finished in second place in last week’s preliminary election for District 7 city councillor, is hoping that support from some of his former rivals will help him mount an upset victory over first-place finisher Kim Janey in the Nov. 7... Read more


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