Debate wrap-up, city council notes
Globe editors prnounced Flaherty a man who has found his voice and who could lead this great city of ours.
David Bernstein writes Flaherty did well, but so did the mayor, so the tie goes to the incumbent.
Peter Gelzinis defines the debate: Challenge to see which of the two candidates could best not answer specific questions. Adrian Walker overestimates the differences between Flaherty and Yoon. Scot Lehigh analyzes the mini-debate over "the Kid," i.e. Sam Yoon (Ed note: I didn't mention that in my debate notes because I wasn't sure I heard Flaherty actually calling him "the kid" - the kid? Jeez, he's six months younger than Flaherty - and the rest of the family wasn't paying enough attention to notice). The Herald highlights Menino's "jobs for votes" attack on Floon.
David Bernstein reports that Reuben Kantor, Council President Mike Ross's chief of staff, has resigned to work on Ayanna Pressley's campaign.
The South End News compares the different approaches incumbent Chuck Turner and challenger Carlos Henriquez have toward the issues in District 7.
Over in Allston/Brighton, Wicked Local Allston/Brighton reports, Councilor Mark Ciommo and challenger Alex Selvig are wrangling over Ciommo's e-mail related to Boston College expansion - Ciommo won't simply hand over copies.