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Yesterday’s horrific bombing at the Boston Marathon finish line should mark the finish line for Tom Menino as Boston’s mayor. Menino was effectively nowhere in the aftermath of the tragic event. Sure, he showed up at a press conference, as … Continue reading
From our Compare ‘n’ Contrast desk The front pages of today’s local dailies are perfect representations of where they stand in relation to one another – and their readers. Boston Globe: Boston Herald: That tells you … Continue reading
Our feisty local tabloid plays Great Mentioner today in handicapping the potential field for next Boston mayor. City power players: Our top picks The race for mayor 2013 — the first without an incumbent in three decades — likely will … Continue reading
So Boston Mayor Tom Menino will not run for a sixth term. So the hardbetting staff owes $50 to wagerful reader Michael Pahre’s favorite charity. So what. The important thing is: What happens now. Boston Globe website at 2 am: Boston Herald … Continue reading
We have a rare tag-team effort today by the local dailies, starting with the lead piece in the Boston Globe: Helpful Globe graphic: Even more helpful Boston Herald graphic: Hey – someone hand me that gold watch there, wouldja?
As with snowflakes, no two Boston Herald high dudgeons are alike. Exhibit Umpteen: The feisty local tabloid’s snowstorm jihad this past week. Start with Sunday’s relatively straightforward front page: Then accelerate into Wednesday’s Page One . . . Read the … Continue reading
The Boston Herald nails Mistah Mayah on Page One today. Columnist Joe Battenfeld’s piece has the damning details. (As with snowflakes, no two campaign contributions are alike.) . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.
If today’s edition is any indication, the Boston Herald will be Stephen Lynch’s in-House organ during his run to replace departing U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-Empty Seat). The feisty local tabloid has one news report (“Some unions already on Lynch’s side”), two … Continue reading
Lots of political prognostication in the local dailies today about who might do what in the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat about to be vacated by John Kerry (D-Am I Secretary of State Now?). Start with the the Boston … Continue reading
Three little words signal the difference between the local dailies today in their coverage of the new Suffolk County sheriff. Boston Globe: Aide named to replace Cabral as sheriff Tompkins began inmates program Governor Deval Patrick appointed a former aide … Continue reading