Ray Flynn

By - 11/13/14 - 12:20 pm

The newly convened commission charged with figuring out a way the city can permanently honor former Mayor Ray Flynn recently held its first meeting. According to a press release from City Council President Bill Linehan:

The Commissioners all came with ideas for how to best commemorate the legacy of Mayor Flynn. The brainstorming session produced such ideas as renaming the Massachusetts Convention Center, which connects

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By - 7/30/14 - 9:49 pm

The City Council voted today to form a commission to figure out how to honor former Mayor Ray Flynn and agreed to back efforts to rename the Ferdinand complex in Dudley Square the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building.

By - 1/1/14 - 8:51 am

Former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn starts off 2014 with an editorial in today's Boston Herald about the need to help those who are less fortunate with less money available today. Flynn states:


Boston is not the city it should be. We must begin to turn our attention once again to building strong families and affordable neighborhoods. It’s not too late. We have a city
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By - 10/22/11 - 3:09 am
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  1. We know that U.S. society has become fundamentally unequal. We know, though we may not all know the exact numbers, that the top 1 percent of income recipients receives almost 25 percent of all income in the society (including capital gains), and the top 10 percent
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By - 3/25/11 - 5:44 pm

The State House News Service reports the former mayor's South Boston home was torn apart and burglarized Thursday while Flynn and his wife attended a funeral mass. Among the items taken: A cross given to Flynn by Pope John Paul II and letters from various world figures.

District C-6 reports a nearby house was also broken into around the same time; in that... Read more

By - 1/13/11 - 6:19 pm

Ray Flynn, who used to ride snow plows when he wasn't busy confronting pit bulls or running into burning buildings, thinks plowing has just gone all to hell under Menino; claims City Hall never got a single complaint about snow plowing under his watch.

By - 10/13/09 - 10:56 pm

Scheduled to appear at City Hall Plaza Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. to announce their support for Michael Flaherty.

By - 1/17/09 - 11:37 am

The Globe calls up Raybo (who, you may recall, had a special relationship with firefighters, who let him do stuff like run into burning buildings).

By - 3/16/07 - 5:24 pm

Adam Reilly proves he reads both the Dig and the Herald: He notices the Dig ran the same Ray Flynn column on St. Patrick's Day as the Herald. Wonder if he got paid by both papers?