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Special election guide: Know your city council candidates
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Politics
Special election guide: Know your city council candidates
Short bios on at-large and district councilors appearing on the Sept. 24 preliminary ballot.
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Vote Arroyo in District 5
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Opinion
Vote Arroyo in District 5
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A $50k bribe is small change in Boston's real estate boom
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Local News
A $50k bribe is small change in Boston's real estate boom
A $50,000 bribe received by a city official grabbed headlines, but neighborhood activists say influence peddling runs much deeper in Boston.
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A battle for a later date
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Editorial
A battle for a later date
In order to join the Massachusetts Senate race, Joe Kennedy has to be willing to place at risk the great works he could possibly accomplish.
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Activists protest against detention centers
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Local News
Activists protest against detention centers
More than 1,000 protestors marched last Tuesday from the New England Holocaust Memorial in downtown Boston to the South Bay House of Correction in a demonstration against the United States government’s detention of immigrants in facilities at the U.S. border with Mexico and across the country.
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An issue-oriented council race
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Local News
An issue-oriented council race
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A push for political gains at Amplify conference
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Local News
A push for political gains at Amplify conference
Speaking before several hundred activists gathered for the Amplify Latinx conference at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Saturday, U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley spoke about a transformation of politics at the national level.
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Pride and politics at Haitian parade
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Local News
Pride and politics at Haitian parade
In Mattapan and Hyde Park 10 candidates are vying for the District 5 council seat being vacated by Councilor Tim McCarthy.
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Thousands rally for education funding
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News
Thousands rally for education funding
Thousands of activists from across the state came together Thursday in support of bills that would fund public K-12 and higher education in the state.
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Fierce competition for votes, money in 2019 council race
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News
Fierce competition for votes, money in 2019 council race
Observers say running an at-large council campaign requires tens of thousands of dollars to reach out to voters across the city. To win one of the four seats, candidates will likely need some 40,000 votes.
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Rollins, Baker administration spar over policy
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Local News
Rollins, Baker administration spar over policy
Within days of Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins’ March 25 memo outlining sweeping changes to the way her office handles misdemeanor crimes, state Secretary of Public Safety Thomas Turco fired a warning shot across her bow, charging in a memo that her policies would make communities more dangerous.
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Pressley says she’ll prioritize issues of economic inequality
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Local News
Pressley says she’ll prioritize issues of economic inequality
Standing before a capacity crowd in the Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center Saturday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley pledged to battle economic inequality as she took the oath of office in a symbolic swearing-in ceremony, a week after she officially took the oath of office in D.C. After Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey administered the oath, Pressley told the audience she would not celebrate victory until we have realized “equity, equality and justice.”
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