Make of this what you will. According to a person familiar with the layout of the WBZ-TV debate, it will be set up like this: From left to right and facing the camera (and with political analyst/debate moderator Jon Keller in the middle), Flaherty and... Read more
“They have nothing else to do,” Mayor Thomas Menino said of his three opponents in this WBUR article on development. “They haven’t accomplished anything in their careers. I’m trying to do a decent job in the city, but you’re listening to guys... Read more
The 2009 mayoral race, for all intents and purposes, officially starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday night. First impressions will be formed in the showdown between the four candidates for mayor, as people tune into WBZ. (Or maybe most will check out "Access... Read more
Polling locations in South Boston will stay the same for the 2009 municipal elections, the city’s election chief said Tuesday. And city-wide, there will be only one move: from Academy Hill Library, which is undergoing extensive repair, to the Veronica... Read more
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


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