Politics

By - 3/28/17 - 6:20 pm
By - 3/28/17 - 5:43 pm

Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman who started a group to help supply women with menstrual supplies, has filed papers with state elections officials to run for a seat on the Cambridge city council. Read more.

By - 3/28/17 - 12:51 pm

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, who is totally not a fascist, nope, wants elected leaders of cities that have declared themselves sanctuary cities arrested, WHDH reports. When last we heard from Hodgson, he was offering to ship some of his inmates down to Texas to build Trump's wall.

UPDATE: Curtatone responds: Come at me, you jack-booted thug.

By - 3/26/17 - 4:25 am
By - 3/23/17 - 12:28 pm

Some people who deny transgender people exist have painted a coach bus bright orange and painted trans-denial slogans on it and are planning to hit Boston in their cavalcade of harrumphishness next week, allegedly on the 27th and 28th. No specific place or time announced yet, though.

By - 3/22/17 - 4:40 pm

Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, speaks on the nature of Donald Trump economic plans and the future of corporate America.

By - 3/21/17 - 8:06 pm

Discuss.

By - 3/21/17 - 4:41 pm

The government's quietly announced ban on electronic carry-ons from certain foreign airports on certain airlines could have a harsh impact on three airlines that have ramped up their operations at Logan Airport in recent years, because the ban could cause business travelers, who pay more for the ability to work in flight, to seek other ways to the US. Read more.

By - 3/21/17 - 1:46 pm

You won't like us when we're mad, councilors exclaim over petition asking them to set regulations for Airbnb and its ilk.

By - 3/21/17 - 11:26 am

State would lose billions in coming years, the Herald reports. And that doesn't include the risks to people who would no longer be able to get coverage at all.

By - 3/20/17 - 1:08 pm

WGBH reports Maine's Shifty-hating Gov. LePage addressed Massachusetts conservative (i.e., anti-Baker) Republicans this weekend and agreed with one admirer that ISIS is active in Maine - for which he blamed Canada.

By - 3/19/17 - 7:38 pm

"Threats of large scale violence" by "LGTB protestors being bussed in from other states" to Southie is the alleged threat Mass Resistance, "a pro family group," claimed shook St Patrick's Day parade organizers and caused them to relent about a policy in which vets may not display signs of their sexuality, like a rainbow banner.

By - 3/18/17 - 2:18 pm

Americans used to pay for security at the White House, Camp David and on trips. Now Americans pay for security at Trump Tower and Mar-A-Lago (five weekends so far,) too.

By - 3/16/17 - 9:21 pm

Add Brian Keith, president of the the Mount Pleasant Avenue, Vine and Forest Street neighborhood association, to the list of potential candidates for the District 7 City Council seat Tito Jackson is giving up to run for mayor this fall. Read more.

By - 3/15/17 - 6:37 pm

WGBH reports on a hearing of the state commission looking at moving Massachusetts to Atlantic Standard Time year round.

By - 3/14/17 - 8:41 am

Politico reports that Carlos Henriquez, expelled from the House in 2014 is looking at joining the crowded race for the District 7 City Council seat that Tito Jackson is leaving to run for mayor.