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
Banker & Tradesman reporter Paul McMorrow asks: "We all know that signs donâ€™t vote. The question is: Can construction sites?"
"A political campaign is more than a traveling debate society," Slate's Jack Shafer wrote last year. So let's get right to it: The Bay State Banner's Yawu Miller and the Boston Phoenix's David Bernstein cast a critical eye on the reports that are coming... Read more
Meet City Council At-Large candidate Ayanna Pressleyâ€™s new campaign director: James Chisholm, a top local aide to U.S. Sen. John Kerry. According to one source close to the campaign, Pressley just wasnâ€™t clicking with her now-former campaign manager,... Read more
Hiep Q. Nguyen was eight years old when his family came over from Vietnam in 1991. There were twelve of them: His parents, Hiep, and nine other siblings. â€œWe came in with nothing,â€ he recalls. Eighteen years later, Nguyen, an accountant based in... Read more
City Council At-Large candidate Tito Jackson took a moment this evening to talk to Lit Drop about ways the city can retain younger residents.
Stephanie AndersonYet another major change to a candidate's campaign staff: Stephanie J. Anderson has come on board the Tito Jackson campaign as the new campaign manager. According to Anderson, she is not replacing anyone - the campaign did not have an... Read more
The first African-American elected to the state Senate on Tuesday endorsed City Councillor At-Large Sam Yoon for mayor. â€œSam Yoon understands that real leadership means bringing people together to solve the problems facing the city," former state Sen.... Read more