A hotel workers union has endorsed Robert Fortes for one of the four City Council At-Large seats, his campaign said Friday. "Local 26 strongly endorses Rob Fortes for City Council because he understands the challenges that our members face every day as... Read more
A brief round-up of links you might have missed. Feel free to send suggestions to gin.dumcius (at) gmail.com or mwdeehan (at) gmail.com. 1. Mayor Thomas Menino tells the Phoenix's David Bernstein that the 300 jobs figure used in the WBZ-TV debate is... Read more
The college kids over at the Boston University's Daily Free Press say South Ender Kevin McCrea made the best impression in last night's debate. (They love their bomb tossers over there. Fight the power, etc., etc.?) Here's the paper's write-up. The Boston... Read more
Beastie Boys' "Root Down" over Bob Marley's "War/No More Trouble."
Mayor Thomas Menino failed to get an endorsement from DotOUT, a Dorchester civic group representing gays and lesbians, despite receiving support from a majority of its members gathered at the Ledge restaurant for a Monday night forum. Both Menino and City... Read more
Where were we? Right, the first televised debate of the 2009 mayoral forum, postponed last week because of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy's passing. This'll be where first impressions will be formed and drinking games will be created. (Feel free to drop yours... Read more
There are several elections going on right now: Mainly, the governor's race, the mayoral race, and the special Senate election. So let's take a quick break from the mayoral race, hop on over to the race for governor, and play a version of the well-known... Read more
Below is what's running in this week's Dorchester Reporter on the fireworks at DotOUT's endorsement forum on Monday. We Twittered it here. (And for good measure, here's the write-up of Sue O'Connell, publisher of Bay Windows and emcee of the event; the... Read more
EVERYBODY: 7:00 P.M.: THE GREAT DEBATE! Tune in to WBZ. Or just show up at the studios and rock out for your candidate of choice in the parking lot. I'm just going to show up - you should too! MAYOR THOMAS MENINO: 7 p.m.: Debate - WBZ-TV Studios - 1170... Read more
With the deadline for August campaign finance reports looming, mayoral candidate Sam Yoon is asking supporters to throw some dough his way in a last-minute web video. The report is the last before the Sept. 22 preliminary election, which will narrow the... Read more


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