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Boston’s election matters beyond Boston

Where ‘ya from? Travel anywhere outside New England, and the answer is likely to be “Boston.” Whether we live in Newton, Lowell or Quincy, Boston’s decision to reelect Marty Walsh or choose Tito Jackson to be mayor has consequences for … Continue reading

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Walsh moves from wannabe to will-be

Still-a-state rep Marty Walsh appeared yesterday on Channel Five’s On the Record. The candidate who, in debates and interviews,  was unprepossessing at best, often awkward with rhetoric trending banal, is looking more and more mayoral.  His presentation was comfortable,  and he came across … Continue reading

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Mayoral musings bring greater clarity

Boston’s mayoral election is still up for grabs, but the selections may be crystalizing. Four days with no computer has left me grappling impressionistically with the 12-person field, but things are looking slightly more clear.  Thanks to Davcoh Computer Services … Continue reading

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Charlotte Golar Richie: the next mayor of Boston?

I have crossed paths with Boston mayoral candidate Charlotte Golar Richie at various times over the last few decades, but without getting a real sense of her as an individual.  Certainly, I knew her from her bio: Peace Corps volunteer in Kenya; two … Continue reading

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Media need to do heavy lifting in Boston mayoral race

When the Boston marathon was bombed, we all shared the grief and noted that “We are Boston.”  So, too, when the capital city selects a new mayor, the people of Greater Boston, not just its voting residents, have a stake in who … Continue reading

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