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Upcoming election season heats up
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Upcoming election season heats up
Black voters heading to the polls later this year in Massachusetts will have the opportunity to weigh in on not only the 2024 presidential race — a rematch between incumbent President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump — but a contested race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Elizabeth Warren, at least six ballot questions, several contested legislative races and an rare race for an open court position.
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Candidates work the crowd on Dorchester Day
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Candidates work the crowd on Dorchester Day
Frank Baker won’t be appearing on the ballot this year. After 10 years in office, the District 3 City Councilor from eastern Dorchester is calling it quits. But you wouldn’t know it by his presence in last Sunday’s Dorchester Day Parade, where he practically jogged the three-mile route, zig-zagging from one side of the street to the other, shaking hands. Why?
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Council clashes over open meeting law
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Council clashes over open meeting law
On Wednesday, two City Council members introduced demands for city records in the form of two so-called 17F requests, both seemingly aimed at re-airing various grievances being aired by opponents of the map approved by a majority vote of the Council last Fall.
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Councilors, BPS officials at odds over sexual misconduct statistics
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Councilors, BPS officials at odds over sexual misconduct statistics
During an Oct. 27 City Council hearing on violence in the Boston Public Schools, Councilors Michael Flaherty, Erin Murphy and Ed Flynn questioned BPS officials on increased reports of violence in the schools.
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Councilors call for police officers in schools
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Councilors call for police officers in schools
A letter signed by four Boston City Council members calling for more police officers and “non-invasive” measures like metal detectors in Boston Public Schools is drawing criticism from advocates who are striving to reduce police and law enforcement presence in schools.
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Police, council clash over civilian flaggers
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Police, council clash over civilian flaggers
A City Council hearing on the idea of using civilian flaggers instead of police details on some construction projects got heated Monday as Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association President Larry Calderone refused to surrender the microphone after exceeding the five-minute limit for testimony, prompting councilors to walk out of the hearing, held at the Bolling Building in Roxbury.
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Redistricting exposes race divide on council
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Politics
Redistricting exposes race divide on council
A longstanding racial divide on the City Council has moved to center stage as the 13 members of the body debate the redrawing of the city’s nine council districts.
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Councilors debate 3 redistricting maps
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Councilors debate 3 redistricting maps
Boston city councilors now have three proposed maps to consider in an ongoing redistricting process set to end in early November.
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