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By adamg - 12/2/20 - 9:03 am

Edith Bazile explains why the recent resignation of Michael Loconto shows it's past time to give Boston voters a direct say in who oversees Boston schools.

If you have any doubt about whether Boston families and children need an elected school committee to achieve racial equity, just read the transcript of text messages between Loconto’s fellow school committee members.

By adamg - 11/28/20 - 12:14 pm

Shiva Ayyadurai has taken time out from his busy schedule of suing the Massachusetts Secretary of State over Ayyadurai's failure to win election to the Senate this year to provide "expert" advice to a group of never-say-die Trump supporters suing the Georgia Secretary of State over their man's failure to win re-election as president this year. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/20 - 10:25 pm

A federal judge said today he's willing to consider failed Senate candidate Shiva Ayyadurai's allegation that the state destroyed one million ballots to deprive him of his allegedly rightful place on the November ballot, but, no, he's not going to issue an emergency court order to bar the state from certifying the final results of both the September primary and the November general election. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/20 - 2:12 pm

President-Elect Joe Biden has tabbed Louisburg Square's own John Kerry for a new post: Special presidential envoy for climate.

Kerry, you may recall, has some experience in Washington.

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By adamg - 11/22/20 - 9:25 pm
Protest in Harvard Square

Photo Advocates of Silenced Turkey.

Members of Advocates of Silenced Turkey held a protest in Harvard Square yesterday to protest the more than 130,000 people imprisoned by the Erdogan regime in a crackdown. Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/20 - 9:29 pm

An association of auto manufacturers today filed suit against Massachusetts to block the access to computerized vehicle information that voters just this month decided the companies have to provide. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/20 - 3:13 pm
King Tide at Long Wharf

Adam Castiglioni took a walk down to Long Wharf today - just not all the way to the end, since it was covered by water in a king tiday.

Meanwhile, down in Dorchester, Morrissey Boulevard was completely flooded: Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/20 - 1:17 pm

Patricia Melnitsky, 67, died Nov. 5.

She had many passions and interests, including keeping tabs on the criminality of the current President and his administration; mercifully, she lived to see him voted out of office.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 1:08 pm
Truck festooned with pro-Trump, anti-Fox signs on I-93

Kim reports getting on I-93 south from Storrow Drive around noon, just in time to watch a caravan of about 20 vehicles of reality deniers heading south, including at least one truck with of former Fox viewers. They were still headed south as she exited in Quincy.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:36 pm
Pressley speaks at Heath Street

With trolley behind her, Pressley says transit justice is racial justice.

Elected officials gathered at the Green Line terminus at Heath Street today to demand the MBTA rescind its plan announced this week to end the E Line at Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/20 - 9:16 am

WCVB reports that President Elect Biden has named Brigham and Women's Dr. Atul Gawande to his new Covid-19 advisory board.

By adamg - 11/7/20 - 3:57 pm

Shamus Moynihan captured a ragtag band of protesters today: Read more.

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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