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Annissa Essaibi George, the former city councillor at-large who ran for mayor in 2021, is back in the classroom. Essaibi George, who spent 13 years teaching at East Boston High School before she joined the City Council, is substitute teaching around the... Read more
A Milton senator wants legislators to wield their oversight authority and examine delays in upgrades to the MBTA's Mattapan Line. Sen. Walter Timilty has asked the Senate Committee on Post Audit and Oversight to conduct an oversight investigation about... Read more
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said Thursday that her administration would be partnering with the City Council to hold four public listening sessions through the end of February to gather feedback as she prepares her first city budget, a reversal in the... Read more
Ricardo Arroyo, a Hyde Park city councillor whose district includes parts of Mattapan, is running for Suffolk County district attorney. His campaign kicks off at 9:30 a.m. at the Birch Street Plaza in Roslindale. The son of Felix D. Arroyo, the Suffolk... Read more
Former Boston mayoral candidate Andrea Campbell on Wednesday plans to launch her statewide campaign for attorney general in Dorchester’s Codman Square. Campbell, 39, joins a field that already includes a labor rights attorney and a government lawyer.... Read more
A Massachusetts Appeals Court judge has halted a vaccine mandate for city workers. Several city unions, including Dorchester-based Firefighters Local 718, have waged a legal battle over the mandate. The Superior Court earlier this month denied their... Read more
Andrea Campbell, who ran for mayor in 2021 and represented Dorchester and Mattapan on the City Council for six years, is considering a run for attorney general, according to sources close to the former councillor. The statewide job is open now that Maura... Read more
Sandy Zamor Calixte, a top aide in the Suffolk County sheriff’s office since 2006, launched her campaign for sheriff Wednesday morning outside the Mildred Avenue Community Center in Mattapan. The campaign sets up a clash with Suffolk Sheriff Steven... Read more
A member of the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s staff is considering a State House run after state Rep. Liz Miranda said she will seek a move to the state Senate rather than run for reelection. Christopher Worrell, a 36-year-old lifelong... Read more
After a year with three mayors amid an ongoing pandemic, Bostonians can’t be blamed for wanting things to settle down a bit. But anybody who’s made it to any Friday thinking, “Well, maybe next week will be quieter,” understands that’s a hope and... Read more

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