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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 - 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 - 9/15/21 - 9:59 pm
Police supporter being dragged away after taking a swing at some protesters

Police supporter getting dragged away after failing to punch some protesters in West Roxbury.

A man who claims to support the police got about 30 people to join him outside the E-5 police station in West Roxbury, where for two hours this afternoon, they shared a relatively small space on the sidewalk with a similarly sized group of people who want to defund police, each side screaming and bellowing at the other and only occasionally trying but failing to punch out some opponents. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/21 - 11:07 am

Will Mbah and Katjana Ballantyne will compete in November to replace Joe Curtatone. A Trumpist bully candidate got only 15% of the vote but, of course, immediately claimed the results were rigged.

By adamg - 9/15/21 - 9:57 am
Kim Janey van with parking ticket

A roving UHub photographer captured the scene outside the Jamaica Plain Whole Foods this morning.

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 - 8:54 pm

Some Abington guy is organizing a "back the blue" rally in front of the E-5 police station, scheduled to start at 5 p.m. A group that disagrees is organizing a You Can't Hide Behind Your Flag: Rally Against Far-Right Hate Group America Backs the Blue for the same location. 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 - 9/13/21 - 9:31 pm

State Rep. Adrian Madaro of East Boston announced tonight he won't be running for the state Senate seat Joe Boncore of Winthrop just gave up to become head of a biotech industry group. 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 - 9/9/21 - 10:35 pm

WMUR reports Gail Huff Brown, former Boston TV reporter and current wife of former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, is getting set to run for Congress in New Hampshire. She's vowing to be way more conservative than hubby.

While the future senator was posing for Cosmo, Huff was making a sunscreen tube burst in a Digny Fignus music video.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 11:20 pm

The five major candidates for mayor stood in NBC Boston's Needham studios for an hour tonight answering questions, at least when the moderator remembered to call on them (Campbell was bypassed twice, Janey and Barros each once).

Among their replies: Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 4:34 pm

With voting already underway, there were dueling endorsements from state reps today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/21 - 9:01 am

The Globe reports a poll it did with Suffolk University has Michelle Wu coming in first in the preliminary, with Janey, Essaibi George and Campbell bunched up for second and Barros watching them from way, way back on the track. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/21 - 3:06 pm

Voting for the preliminary election started yesterday. The city has all the details on where and how to vote early, if you don't want to do the more traditional Sept. 14 thing. You'll be whittling down the field of candidates for mayor and district city councilors to two each, and the field of candidates for the four at-large council seats to eight. Read more.

By adamg - 9/3/21 - 4:35 pm

Vice reports that Republicans in the state senate there hired our very own Inventor of E-mail to analyze ballots for them in their continuing effort to prove that the former president won that state when you subtract all the ballots made of bamboo. Read more.

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