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Mayoral candidates debate education with BU students

Focusing on education, six of the 12 mayoral candidates looking to replace Boston Mayor Thomas Menino debated in front of a crowd of over 100 students on how to handle issues prevalent in the Boston education system at Boston University School of Education’s Fall Convocation on Thursday. Among the candidates were City Councilors Felix Arroyo, John Connolly and […]

Mayoral candidates debate diversity and college students

In the weeks leading up to the Sept. 24 primary, mayoral candidates looking to replace longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino have participated in several debates. In yet another debate hosted by on Tuesday and Wednesday, the site featured three candidates each day to talk about issues dealing with diversity and college students. On Wednesday, former Mass. Rep. Charlotte […]

Mayoral candidates go head-to-head in first televised debate before primary

In the first televised debate before the primary, the 12 candidates running to replace Boston Mayor Thomas Menino squared off Monday night covering issues such as Boston Public Schools, around-the-clock public transportation and the casino deal in East Boston. Alison King of New England Cable News and Joe Bettenfeld of the Boston Herald moderated the debate at […]

Mayoral candidates discuss job creation in Boston

Candidates running in Boston’s mayoral election came together on Friday for a forum to discuss better jobs in communities such as Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan with rhetoric about strengthening these communities and lowering the unemployment rate. Noemi Ramos, director for New England United 4 Justice, encouraged forum attendees to listen to candidates’ responses closely and to hold […]

Tight race as primary nears for mayoral candidates

As the deadline for voter registration in the primary ended Wednesday with many candidates looking to spend their fundraising money on campaign ads, over one-third of voters only have a few weeks left to decide who they will vote for in the heated Boston mayoral race to replace longtime Mayor Thomas Menino. Douglas Kriner, a professor of […]