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A key political power broker in the battleground neighborhood of East Boston has yanked his support for Daniel F. Conley's mayoral bid after the district attorney called for a citywide vote that was seen as a threat to the Suffolk Downs casino bid.
Three members of the Taipei City Council denied media allegations Wednesday that they had received financial favors in return for supporting a controversial bid for the capital's Twin Towers project. Prosecutors were still investigating the
Ross announced Thursday that he will be a candidate for mayor of Boston. In a statement, he pledged to continue building a better Boston. This week, our Red Sox returned for their home opener, providing Bostonians with a surge of hope, optimism, and
Menino did not wait long Wednesday to tweak the growing field of city councilors jockeying to succeed him as mayor, taking aim at candidates and potential candidates at his annual budget breakfast in the Eagle Room at City Hall. Looking at a room
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin denied media reports Wednesday alleging secret visits to Taipei City Councilor Lai Su-ru, recently detained as a suspect in the Twin Towers development scandal. Chinese-language Next Magazine reported that the mayor was
The Boston City Council brushed aside calls from one its members yesterday to hold off voting until it got an appraisal on a vacant North End property and instead gave the city the green light to purchase the building for $12.85 million more than
They drive sound trucks blaring slogans in Spanish and Cape Verdean Creole. And they orchestrate the foot pull, sending armies of door-knockers to pull people out to vote on Election Day...Menino's vaunted get-out-the-vote machine, the political
One year ago when Mayor Jon Mitchell took the microphone at the United Fisherman's Club for the city's annual mayoral address, his audience heard about schools, wind energy, problem properties and the need for above-board city operations and finances.
City Councilor Jack Henderson, responding to fellow councilors' discussion over an idea for large, comprehensive recreation centers throughout Tulsa "I'm a Tulsan, and I know that we've got stuff that's just as great or better." - City Councilor Phil
City Councilor Jack Henderson on the rules for trash customers as laid out in a proposed ordinance "If I want to fill my cart with bags of grass clippings ... why does it matter?" - City Councilor Arianna Moore on a requirement in a proposed