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Charlotte Golar Richie Coming Out For John Connolly?

Boston mayoral candidate John Connolly’s Public Schedule for October 10th: Speaking at Boston TenPoint Coalition Meeting 10:15 AM Twelfth Baptist Church, 150 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA   Elderly Commission: 10th Hispanic Heritage Celebration 10:00 AM Reggie Lewis Center, 1350 Tremont … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (Boston Mayoral Edition)

From Thursday’s Boston Globe: Candidates address minority officers at forum John R. Connolly and Martin J. Walsh, the two finalists in Boston’s mayoral race, took turns Wednesday evening being grilled by members of the Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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Being Ed Davis

Police Commissioner Ed Davis has officially become a litmus test in Boston’s mayoral race. It started with this piece in Wednesday’s Boston Herald: Conley promises to retain top cop Puts feud with Davis behind him Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley … Continue reading

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Herald A Lively Index To The Globe (Mayoral Hopefuls’ Income Edition)

From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk Coincidentally (or not) both local dailies have salary surveys of the Boston mayoral candidates today, with – wait for it – mostly different numbers. Start with the Boston Herald: BIG BUCKS … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Herald: City Haul In Menino’s Absence)

It’s now three weeks Boston Mayor Tom Menino’s been in the hospital with a Whitman’s Sampler of symptoms, and not surprisingly, political maneuvering is the order of the day (although anyone who bets against Menino running again doesn’t really care … Continue reading

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The Five-and-Dime Menino

So Mayor Tom Menino got his birthday wish and now faces City Councilor Michael Flaherty (D- I Have A Lot More Money Than Sam Yoon) in the Boston mayoral bakeoff on November 3. It’s easy to dismiss Flaherty as the … Continue reading

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Prelim Fever Grips Hub!

In monetary terms, this year’s Boston mayoral race is a lot like the American League East. Incumbent Tom Menino is the big-spending Yankees, City Councilor Michael Flaherty is the almost-as-big-spending Red Sox, and everyone else – represented by City Councilor … Continue reading

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Nutshell Library: Boston Mayoral Race Edition

What you need to know about the current state of the Boston mayoral race: 1) Here’s what Mayor Thomas M. Menino told the Boston Globe about the runaway Emaul-gate at City Hall, in which public records were treated like Kleenex, … Continue reading

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Debate Prep

With the first 2009 Boston mayoral debate on tap for Wednesday night (7 p.m. on WBZ-TV), the hardworking staff was deep into its research for the Brawlston in Allston when it occurred to us: Hey! Why not share our debate … Continue reading

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