The Dorchester Reporter alerts us that Nick Collins is going to endorse John Connolly, rather than, say, Marty Walsh, whom the Reporter notes stayed neutral in Collins's failed state-senate bid.
Mike Ross wants the state gaming commission to grant Boston "host city" status for the potential Everett casino - because much of the traffic to and from there would go through Charlestown streets and, darnit, Boston deserves some remediation for that. Ross, who also supports regional planning, has not taken a position on whether Winthrop deserves the same status should the Suffolk Downs casino be built instead.
Conor Yunits has set up a site to collect every single mayoral TV spot this year.
The Globe reports black leaders are not unanimous in trying to get some minority candidates to drop out of the race for mayor: State Rep. Carlos Henriquez notes there's no meeting of white leaders in Hyde Park complaining about how there are too many white candidates.
The Friends of Meridian Street in East Boston give an attaboy to Dan Conley for saying he would do something about cabbies who insist on using their street as an airport route despite the presence of a bypass road to Chelsea. It's part of his East Boston transportation plan.
WBUR says Marty Walsh is trying to show his story is more expansive and humane than the caricature of the union boss.