That's "for the win," for those in need of translation. (Not the, uh, different translations we didn't even know about.) On Thursday, web media guru Adam Pieniazek, an Uphams Corner native, wrote up a pretty brutal take down of City Councillor At-Large... 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
Five Haitian-American candidates running for City Council seats in Boston, Malden, Brockton, and Randolph are teaming up to shovel some cash into their coffers. A 6 p.m. fundraiser is planned for Aug. 30 at Lantana in Randolph. Jean-Claude Sanon, a... 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
Mayor Thomas Menino faces off next week in a television debate against the three candidates attempting to unseat him. It will be the first of three such match-ups. So what can viewers expect from the Aug. 26 debate? Political observers say the four-term... Read more
Could the South End be experiencing election fatigue? MySouthEnd.com 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
Yet another slow August day. Isn't there an election on? MAYOR THOMAS MENINO: 12:00 PM Lunch with Senior Citizens Barnes Housing for the Elderly, 127 Marion Street, East Boston Mayor Menino will join 50 residents of the Barnes Housing... Read more


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