Carla Monteiro, a Dorchester social worker, is running for one of the four at-large council seats. So is James Colimon (right) of Roslindale, the city's international partnership's manager and formerly Mayor Walsh's liaison to the city council.
Dana Depealteau today took himself out of the running for mayor, which means more time for the other candidates at a forum the Ward 19 (JP) Democratic committee is holding Monday night.
The Scope interviews Leonard Lee, one of the candidates running for the District 4 (Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale) seat Andrea Campbell is giving up to run for mayor.
Another District 4 candidate, Brian Worrell, says he is working with the Cape Verdean Association of Boston to increase awareness of how to get Covid-19 vaccinations in the Cape Verdean community.
Annissa Essaibi George says it's time to reform the Boston Public Health Commission and turn it and the city's existing neighborhood health centers into a comprehensive and affordable health-care delivery system better able to react to future disease outbreaks and improve the lives and health of Bostonians.
Sean Phillip Cotter reports that Laborers 223, the union Marty Walsh used to run, but which is now run by Marty Walsh, has endorsed Jon Santiago for mayor. Yep. That's Marty Walsh, the former mayor's cousin.
"Or, as I believe they’re officially called, Marties Walsh," Cotter adds. Jordan Graham, however, declares: "A group of Marties Walsh is called a Doughboy Donut."