Marty Walsh

September 27, 2017 - 9:35 am
As expected, the Nov. 7 mayoral election in Boston will pit incumbent Mayor Marty Walsh against city councillor Tito Jackson. Both advanced to the general election after receiving the most votes in Tuesday's preliminary election. Walsh carried the night, winning 63% of the vote and besting Jackson...
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September 26, 2017 - 8:26 am
Boston and other cities around the commonwealth are holding primary elections today ahead of the Nov. 7 final elections. In the Hub, both incumbent Mayor Marty Walsh and city councilor Tito Jackson are expected to advance as the field for mayoral candidates narrows from four to two. Robert Cappucci...
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September 13, 2017 - 8:10 am
A 19-year-old man from Hyde Park suffered serious injuries and three people are in custody following a shooting Tuesday evening on Boston Common, according to police. Officials say some kind of argument started the incident, which occurred near the bandstand on the Common just after 6:45. The...
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USA Today
Doug 'VB' Goudie
August 18, 2017 - 5:28 am
Ralph Waldo Emerson famously once said "foolish consistency is the hobgoblins of little minds." But Emerson left us wanting; for what are we to attribute "foolish INconsistency", because there is a whole lot of that flying around after Charlottesville. I give you three examples of what I speak...
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August 16, 2017 - 8:31 am
State and city leaders along with the family of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings will attend a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for a park in his honor. Eight-year-old Martin Richard was one of three people killed in the bombings. The story of the Dorchester boy's empathy...
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David Tanklefsky
May 29, 2017 - 11:34 am
The 37,000 American flags that wave this weekend on Boston Common are one of the most prominent visual symbols of the sacrifices made by those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Last week, volunteers from the Massachusetts Military Hero Fund placed the flags, representing soldiers from the...
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