The Herald reports the South Boston councilor is quitting right this second, because for some reason that will make it easier for him to set up a consulting business than if he waited until his term ends in January.
Peter Gelzinis surveys the life of District 7 (Roxbury) council candidate Rufus Faulk, who rose from the projects to a doctoral program at Northeastern.
Writer Jonathan Kozol has endorsed Tito Jackson for mayor, calling him "one of the most decent and most forceful and far-sighted civic leaders in our city's often-troubled history."
ABCD and Roxbury Community College host a forum Thursday on whether to bring back an elected school committee. It starts at 6 p.m. at the college's Media Arts Center, 1234 Columbus Ave.
Margaret Farmer of East Boston, who came in third in the District 1 (East Boston, Charlestown and the North End) has endorsed Lydia Edwards of East Boston, who came in a close second, East Boston News reports.