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By adamg - 11/7/20 - 11:54 am
People celebrating Biden win at Boylston and Charles street

Celebraton at Boylston and Charles continued for hours. Photo by Edward Orde.

John Hayden reports from Jamaica Plain this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/20 - 9:34 pm
Strawbridge

Patrick Strawbridge, a lawyer with Consovoy, McCarthy in Post Office Square, is one of the lawyers on a filing by the Trump campaign to get in on the ballot-stop action in Pennsylvania. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/20 - 12:11 pm

COVID-19 Media Availability 11-4-20

Mayor Marty Walsh said he expects protests and marches this week following the end of voting yesterday, but asked demonstrators to have their say early and break up by 9:30 p.m. so people can be home by the governor's 10 p.m. voluntary curfew. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/20 - 8:59 pm

ABC and WCVB called Massachusetts early for Biden and Ed Markey, Democrat Jake Auchincloss is winning over the Republican to replace Joe Kennedy. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/20 - 3:35 pm

WBZ reports the governor blanked the top of his ballot because he hates Trump but couldn't bring himself to vote for the Democrat. He had earlier said he would vote for the Trumpie who will be losing in a landslide to Sen. Ed Markey.

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By adamg - 11/3/20 - 2:44 pm

Reuters reports, quotes a Medford man who got one of the calls.

It shouldn't need to be said, but just in case, if you haven't already voted, VOTE TODAY, there is no tomorrow.

By adamg - 11/3/20 - 9:07 am

Beata Coloyan captured Ayanna Pressley joining a dance line outside the Muni in Hyde Park this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/20 - 8:44 am
Line at the Conley School on Poplar Street in Roslindale

Michelle McCarthy got in line to vote at the Conley School in Roslindale shortly before 8 a.m. She reports it took about 40 minutes from the corner of Dale and Poplar to get inside to vote. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 4:53 pm
Boarding up on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain

The UHub Mobile Action News Unit toured Logan and Cleary Squares, Dedham Square, Centre Street in West Roxbury, Roslindale Square, Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, Egleston Square and Forest Hills this aftternoon to see how worried commercial property owners in the outer neighborhoods were getting ready for action tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 1:30 pm
Shuttered Marshalls in Downtown Crossing

Roman Lilligren wandered the empty, boarded-up Washington Street in Downtown Crossing in advance of Election Day. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 1:04 pm

Just in case, the State House News Service reports.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 11:42 am

COVID-19 Media Availability 11-2-20

Mayor Walsh and Police Commissioner William Gross said today police presences will be ramped up over the next few days to deal with any potential consequences of Tuesday's election. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/20 - 12:34 pm

The BU News Service reports state elections officials are feeling good about poll staffing Tuesday thanks to an influx of poll workers from among young people and new volunteers. Only Ashburnham, Lawrence and Lowell report having vacancies for poll workers.

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 2:40 pm

Faced with a possible temporary restraining order, the Secretary of State's office this afternoon agreed not to file any complaints with Twitter about anything Shiva Ayyadurai tweets between now and 9 a.m. the day after the election. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 9:45 pm

Pru management sent a memo to tenants that they can expect to see boarded-up entrances, barriers and increased security starting today.

By adamg - 10/27/20 - 9:10 am

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said Worldy Armand had no political motive in setting a Copley Square ballot drop box on fire, but her office will seek to have him detained behind bars as a danger to society at a hearing on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 4:12 pm
Wanted for setting ballot drop box on fire

Update: Suspect charged.

Boston Police have released photos of a guy they say set fire to the ballot drop box outside the Copley Square library around 4:10 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/20 - 11:48 am
Waiting to vote at the Allston library

Brad Squirrels got in the long line, which stretched down North Harvard Street, to vote at the Honan-Allston BPL branch this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 9:13 pm

Update: Federal judge says candidate won't get a dime from Galvin.

Shiva Ayyadurai charges Secretary of State Bill Galvin used his immense influence over Twitter to get the platform to silence him for two weeks at a critical point in his write-in campaign for US Senate mere weeks after he had lost his bid to get on the ballot as a Republican - a campaign he says he was forced to undertake because the state committed "election fraud" - which is, of course, the only reason a household name such as himself could possibly have lost the primary to a nobody from nowhere, like what's his name, Kevin O'Connor. Read more.

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