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Smoke-outs held on Boston Common to protest ban on smoking in parks

Smoke-outs held on Boston Common to protest ban on smoking in parks

Protesters gathered in the Boston Common to smoke tobacco on Saturday to ignite conversation against a recent ordinance […]

by · January 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Mayor Walsh to revamp Boston Redevelopment Authority

Mayor Walsh to revamp Boston Redevelopment Authority

  For the first time since his inauguration on Jan. 6, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh spoke […]

by · January 15, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News, Politics
Cannabis advocates work toward legalization in Massachusetts

Cannabis advocates work toward legalization in Massachusetts

  Advocates for the legalization of cannabis have accelerated efforts to bring the controversial question to […]

by · January 15, 2014 · 2 comments · City, News, Politics
Candidacies announced for Mass. Treasurer to replace Steven Grossman

Candidacies announced for Mass. Treasurer to replace Steven Grossman

Since Mass. Treasurer Steven Grossman’s announcement to run for governor, the pool of candidates to fill […]

by · January 15, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics

Mass. 2014 gubernatorial race starting to shape up

Due to allegations against Mass. Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley and former state cabinet Secretary of Administration […]

by · December 11, 2013 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Deadline nears for supporters to add questions to Nov. 2014 ballot

Deadline nears for supporters to add questions to Nov. 2014 ballot

As Massachusetts politicians begin to focus on the approaching November 2014 election, those who support adding […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics

Marty Walsh announces transition administration

Boston Mayor-elect Martin Walsh announced appointments to his transition team Friday, just three days after winning […]

by · November 9, 2013 · 1 comment · City, News, Politics
Zakim wins District 8 Boston City Council seat over Nichols

Zakim wins District 8 Boston City Council seat over Nichols

On the same day as a historic mayoral election, attorney and small business owner Josh Zakim […]

by · November 6, 2013 · 1 comment · City, News, Politics
Martin Walsh narrowly defeats John Connolly in Boston mayoral race

Martin Walsh narrowly defeats John Connolly in Boston mayoral race

After two decades of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, Mass. Rep. Martin Walsh was elected mayor of Boston […]

by · November 6, 2013 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics

Boston mayoral race sees greater voter turnout than 2009 election

Voter turnout on Tuesday was higher than in past elections as residents decided the most competitive […]

by · November 6, 2013 · 1 comment · City, Multimedia, News, Politics