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Wu is sworn in
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Wu is sworn in
To a packed city council chamber and crowds scattered throughout City Hall, Michelle Wu was sworn in as Boston’s first elected female mayor and first elected mayor of color Tuesday afternoon.
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Worrell prevails in Dorchester’s District 4
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Worrell prevails in Dorchester’s District 4
Political newcomer Brian Worrell won out in Boston’s District 4 on election night, winning a decisive victory against competitor Evandro Carvalho, a former assistant district attorney and state representative. Worrell is the only Black man elected to the Boston City Council this upcoming term.
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Janey delivers farewell address
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Janey delivers farewell address
At Hibernian Hall in Roxbury last Wednesday night, acting Mayor Kim Janey closed out her historic tenure as Boston’s 55th mayor and as the first woman and person of color to lead the city.
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Mayor-elect Wu appoints transition team members
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Mayor-elect Wu appoints transition team members
Mayor-elect Michelle Wu rolled out her transition team Tuesday, one week before she is due to be sworn in.
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New mayor will face challenges with BPS
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New mayor will face challenges with BPS
When the administration of mayor-elect Michelle Wu takes power in City Hall two weeks from now, one of the most pressing items on the to-do list will be the Boston Public Schools.
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Ruthzee Louijeune secures at-large spot on council
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Ruthzee Louijeune secures at-large spot on council
When Ruthzee Louijeune arrived at her election night party at dbar in Dorchester Tuesday night, the mood was already bright and raucous. She moved through the crowd, taking photos with supporters and greeting members of her team.
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Hicks wins District 6
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Hicks wins District 6
Kendra Hicks, 31, candidate for Boston’s District 6 — which encompasses Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Roslindale and parts of Egleston Square near Roxbury — declared victory Tuesday night in her bid to become the first person of color, male or female, to represent the district.
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Michelle Wu makes history
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Michelle Wu makes history
Michelle Wu made history on Tuesday night as the first woman and first person of color to be elected as Boston’s mayor.
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Tania Anderson wins in District 7
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Tania Anderson wins in District 7
As the results from precincts across District 7 trickled into her Nubian Square campaign office, Tania Fernandes Anderson took to the stage to acknowledge what had long seemed like a forgone conclusion: she handily defeated perennial candidate Roy Owens, the unconventional Roxbury minister whose anti-Muslim rhetoric failed to sway voters.
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Council reins in police surveillance
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Council reins in police surveillance
After years of activism by civil rights groups, the Boston City Council passed an ordinance unanimously last week that increases transparency on police use of surveillance technology.
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Police funding becomes a wedge issue in campaigns
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Police funding becomes a wedge issue in campaigns
With polls showing Michelle Wu more than 30 points ahead of Annissa Essaibi George, the mayoral race heated up Monday with the super PAC Bostonians for Real Progress dropping an advertisement blasting Wu for allegedly advocating for defunding the Boston police.
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Activist groups endorse Wu
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Activist groups endorse Wu
Three social justice organizations active in Boston’s Black, Latino and Asian communities gathered Sunday for a joint endorsement of at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu’s candidacy for mayor.
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