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By adamg - 9/27/21 - 1:32 pm

A Ft. Lauderdale man is asking a federal judge to block an agreement in a class-action lawsuit in which Boston has agreed to install or repair 15,000 handicap ramps, but the judge says he won't listen to his arguments unless he can first explain why and prove he actually spends time in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/21 - 11:25 am

Ayanna Pressley has endorsed Julia Mejia (incumbent), David Halbert, Ruthzee Louijeune and Carla Monteiro for the four at-large council seats and Kendra Hicks in District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill). Didn't say if she'll be endorsing somebody for mayor. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 5:57 pm
Rainbows over Boston and Charles River

Ng took in a double rainbow over the Charles and Boston this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 1:26 pm

Acting Mayor Kim Janey today urged her supporters to vote for Michelle Wu in November. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:06 pm

A Thank You and Farewell After 34 Years

Lovett started working at the cable news show even earlier part time.

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By adamg - 9/24/21 - 1:02 pm

Dan Kennedy alerts us to the impending arrival of BOStoday, a newsletter that will be staffed with at least two reporters who "exude CurioCity, maximizing the live work and play environment in Boston," part of a national chain of such urban newsletters run by a company called 6AM. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:48 am
Essaibi George, Janey and Wu

Photo via mayor's office.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey met with Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu yesterday to begin planning the transition for when one of the candidates takes over at City Hall in November. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/21 - 9:24 pm

IBEW Local 103 is backing Annissa Essaibi George: Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/21 - 2:23 pm

Ryan Grannan-Doll asks:

Are there any funds to which to donate for Afghan refugees recently airlifted here?

By adamg - 9/19/21 - 1:55 pm

Sonia Chang-Diaz, the state senator who hopes to be governor endorsed Wu at a campaign event at Villa Victoria in the South End yesterday: Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 1:06 pm

Bostonscigirl wonders:

What is the etiquette? Can I just start driving?

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 10:28 am

The erstwhile hizzonah made a quick trip back to his old stomping grounds today. Why? Dunno, don't care, we're just too blase, but we take note that of all the places in Boston he could have breakfast, he chose the counter at Richy's on River Street in Hyde Park, where he ate with state Rep. Rob Consalvo: Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/21 - 11:35 am

A man described by his lawyers as a shy, quiet man whose greatest love was his pug, Sally, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison this week following his admission that he embezzled $30 million over eight years from the shoemaker where he was CFO, much of which he showered on a Channel 5 reporter who had dreams of busting out of this two-bit burg. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/21 - 9:42 am

In addition to thanking their supporters and the voters of Boston last night, Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George tried to define each other: Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/21 - 10:01 pm
Wu and Essaibi George

Wu and Essaibi George

Updated, 7:45 am.

Bostonians in November will choose the city's first elected woman mayor, after they voted for at-large councilors Michelle Wu and Anissa Essaibi George in yesterday's preliminary. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/21 - 7:20 am

Today's the preliminary in Boston, Somerville, Medford and other assorted cities, so if you haven't voted early or by mail, today's your last chance to help decide who gets on the November ballot. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/21 - 10:40 pm

King, who came closer than any other Black candidate to getting election mayor, when he got into the final against Ray Flynn in 1983, tonight said he's with acting Mayor Kim Janey in tomorrow's preliminary: Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/21 - 1:26 pm
Owensmobile spotted in the wild

Yesterday, a roving UHub photographer spotted a minivan with a sign for perennial candidate Roy Owens moseying down Comm. Ave by the BU Bridge, its PA system playing gospel music to the no doubt fascinated BU students. After an abortive attempt to lose this year's race for mayor, Owens finally settled on not winning one of the four open at-large council seats. Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/21 - 12:40 pm
Alpaca

An alpaca, although one in Peru, not Middlesex County.

The state Department of Public Health yesterday announced the state's first animal case of West Nile Virus: In an alpaca, somewhere in sprawling Middlesex County, a week after four human cases had been confirmed in the state. Read more.

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