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Jackson already on the job

Jackson already on the job

Chris DeGusto
February 8, 2017
Filed under Boston, News

During a turbulent and explosive time for American politics, officials across the political spectrum are divided by either the progression within the country to move forward or they are struck by the newly inaugurated style of the executive branch. In local government, the ability to please all constitue...

David Ortiz for mayor? It could work

David Ortiz for mayor? It could work

November 13, 2013
Filed under Opinion

By: Katie Dugan Nearly a week after the 2013 Boston Mayoral Election, it is no secret that the Bostonians are putting their trust into David Ortiz now more than ever. According to the Boston Election Department, most of the 560 write-in votes were cast in favor of the designated hitter taking the...

Marty Walsh plans to make Boston better for students

Marty Walsh plans to make Boston better for students

Melissa Hanson
October 30, 2013
Filed under Boston, News

Editor's note: City Councilor John Connolly did not respond to requests for a smiliar story. College was far from ordinary for Martin J. Walsh, but that did not stop him from gaining an understanding of the young people who study in Boston. The mayoral hopeful wants the vote of college students...

Boston’s Mayoral Race: Part 2

Boston’s Mayoral Race: Part 2

October 16, 2013
Filed under Opinion

By: Benjamin Linares In a couple of weeks, there will be a new heir to the Boston mayoral throne. Last week, I challenged Marty Walsh’s plans for the city of Boston. I figure it is only fair if I do the same to John Connolly. So Mr. Connolly, I hope you’re ready for your close-up. John Connolly...

Boston’s Mayoral Race: Marty Walsh

Boston’s Mayoral Race: Marty Walsh

October 9, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

By: Ben Linares Today, the United States federal government is at the forefront of every news story. In fact, lately all you hear about is what’s going on in Washington, DC. We tend to forget that a great deal of politics (sometimes even good politics) happens at the state and local levels. Boston,...

Boston Mayoral Race Update

Boston Mayoral Race Update

Melissa Hanson
September 24, 2013
Filed under Boston, News

And, your candidates are... After an entire generation with Thomas M. Menino, Bostonians are electing a new mayor. Twelve hopefuls vied to win the seat in City Hall. Voters casted their ballots at Tuesday's preliminary election, and two candidates will battle their way to the Nov. 5 final election...

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