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
"[Mayoral candidate Michael] Flaherty, a current city councilor, appeared at the Doyle’s forum, which was probably the first candidate forum in modern times to feature beer-sipping moderators." So notes the Jamaica Plain Gazette this week in one of two... Read more
A day after lawmakers and commuters blasted planned public transit fare increases as unfair and unaffordable, Gov. Deval Patrick suspended scheduled public hearings on the proposal – including ones in Grove Hall and at Roxbury Community College. The... Read more
This week's Boston Phoenix has a look at both the preliminary race for mayor and the crowd of newcomers running in the at-large race. David Bernstein writes about the showdown between Sam Yoon and Michael Flaherty over who gets to take on Mayor Thomas... Read more
Mayor Thomas Menino is defending the Boston Redevelopment Authority, an agency that has drawn heavy fire from the three other candidates running for mayor. At a forum in Jamaica Plain last week, Menino called the agency, which oversees development and... Read more
The endorsement of former state Sen. Bill Owens appears to have been just an appetizer. Mayoral hopeful Sam Yoon's campaign served up on Monday the endorsement of community activist Mel King, the first African-American to win Boston's preliminary election... Read more
Mayor Tom Menino works lunch programs and Federally stimulated jobs, while Kevin McCrea will be on Neighborhood Network News today. Sam Yoon courts seniors in Chinatown and commuters at Stony Brook station. MAYOR THOMAS MENINO: 1:00 PM... Read more
Looking for some fun in the sun, with politics on the side? Head to the Dorchester Beach Festival, which will feature appearances from Mayor Thomas Menino and South End businessman Kevin McCrea. MAYOR THOMAS MENINO: 11:00 AM Dorchester Beach Festival... Read more
New England Cable News' Jim Braude received some love from Sam Yoon's mayoral campaign tonight. Fellow mayoral hopeful Kevin McCrea, not so much. "There hasn't been nearly enough discussion of the issues that will move Boston's city government into the... Read more
It's six weeks until the Sept. 22 preliminary election. Mayor Menino heads to Camp Harbor View while Michael Flaherty takes in a softball game and Sam Yoon goes for a walk in Brighton. MAYOR THOMAS MENINO: 1:00 PM Camp Harbor View Visit Camp Harbor View... Read more


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