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Walsh celebrates 101 days in office with city

Since Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s 100th day in office fell on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, he chose to instead celebrate the mayoral milestone on the 101st day, by hosting a press conference in East Boston Wednesday to talk about his plans for the future. About 100 city officials, members of the press and residents […]

Mayor Walsh creates ethics committee for Hub policies

To analyze the current practices and procedures associated with the city’s Ethics Policy, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh implemented the Ethics Committee to review relevant changes and implement new programs. The committee will enact a new Statement of Financial Interest for city employees and make changes to education programs pertaining to ethics issues, among other responsibilities. […]

Kayyem leads in College Democrats poll by 39.5 percent

Although a recent WBUR poll has shown Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley leading the polls against her Republican opponent Charlie Baker, Democratic candidate Juliette Kayyem won the plurality of votes in a student straw poll at Smith College in Northampton. The two-day College Democrats of Massachusetts convention took place between April 5 and 6 and […]

Gubernatorial candidates share views at LGBTQ forum

In the days following the Massachusetts Republican Party’s endorsement of gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, the eight other declared candidates for governor met at a forum at Boston Public Library Tuesday to speak about the issues currently facing the Commonwealth’s LGBTQ community. “As goes Massachusetts, so goes the nation and hopefully the world,” said Kara Coredini, executive director […]

MassGOP endorses Charlie Baker for governor, Fisher contests voting process

Following Saturday’s Republican state convention, where the Massachusetts Republican Party endorsed gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, Mark Fisher, a small business owner fighting for the Republican nomination for governor, is seeking legal representation against MassGOP for allegedly not following convention rules. At the convention, which took place at Boston University’s Agganis Arena, Baker received 2,095 of […]