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Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh Winds Down After Debate With Supporters at Stanza dei Sigari

After the intense Mayoral debate on Tuesday night, Marty Walsh wound down while talking with supporters at Stanza dei Sigari, the cigar bar on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. Among the guests was Johnny “The Quietman” Ruiz, two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion while attendees had fun posing with the championship belt. David Riccio Read More…

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Downtown View: What Should We Make of Endorsements?

Endorsements from elected officials have been descending on mayoral candidate Marty Walsh like autumn leaves. John Connolly is getting his fair share of the fall’s bounty too. Should you care? Observers differ on how effective endorsements are. If they are heartfelt and a voter likes the endorser, it might have an effect. But voters can Read More…

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North End Fundraiser at Antico Forno for Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh

After holding a campaign event last week in the neighborhood, Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh returned to the North End on Monday night. Antico Forno owner, Carla Gomes hosted the event with Dr. Ronald Gomes. Also attending were Carney Hospital President Dr. Andrew Davis, his wife Sonya, Dr. Richard Herman and Dr. Paul Boinay. The mayoral Read More…

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North End / Waterfront Supporters Turn Out for Marty Walsh Campaign Rally [Photos]

It was a full house at The Living Room where Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh held a pre-World Series campaign event on Thursday night. Tirelessly working on behalf of the campaign is lifelong North End resident, Stephen Passacantilli, who is also President of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council. Also helping sponsor the rally were Read More…

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John Connolly Holds Mayoral Campaign Event at Billy Tse’s Restaurant in North End [Photos]

Surrounded by enthusiastic supporters, mayoral candidate John Connolly spoke at a North End / Waterfront campaign fundraiser on Tuesday night at Billy Tse’s Restaurant. Attracting many neighborhood residents and business owners, the reception was organized by Nasser Buisier, Billy Tse, Vito Ascolillo, Carmela Laurella and Stephen DeAngelis. Connolly gave a brief speech emphasizing issues surrounding Read More…

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How the North End Voted in the Boston Mayoral and City Council Preliminary Election

The votes are in for the preliminary election for Boston Mayor and City Council. The City of Boston website has the overall totals but here are some neighborhood results. District 1 City Council (North End, Charlestown and East Boston) For District 1 City Councilor, incumbent Sal LaMattina easily topped the ticket with 7,066 votes, 73% Read More…

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Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Visits Christopher Columbus Park Tot Lot

On the day before the September 24th Preliminary Election, mayoral candidate and poll front-runner John Connolly spent about an hour visiting with North End / Watefront parents at the popular tot lot in Christopher Columbus Park. Photos by Jane Gorham Connolly.

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Poll: Who Will You Vote For Boston Mayor?

You have read up on the Boston Mayoral candidates. You have watched the videos and forum interviews. You have seen the televised debate. The September 24th preliminary election is less than 2 weeks away. The top 2 candidates will continue on to the general election on November 5th. So, where are the poll numbers for this Read More…

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Charlotte Golar-Richie Hosts Community Chat in North End

Thursday evening at The Pilot House on Atlantic Avenue, Mayoral hopeful Charlotte Golar-Richie spoke directly to local residents addressing concerns and issues. Over fifty North Enders listened as Golar-Richie shared her vision for the City of Boston. Golar-Richie addressed issues in the city with a focus on the concerns of residents in North End neighborhood. Read More…