Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Election Day, Boston Winter, City Views

Things to know for Tuesday Your Daily Rundown for Tuesday, November 7: 7:00AM Election Day. Polls will be open from 7AM to 8PM for the Mayor and City Council preliminary elections. For more information on polling locations click here. Notable News: 15 elections you should be watching Virginia and New Jersey governors races aren’t the Read More…

Government

Election Day – Ballots & Everything You Need to Know!

Get out and vote! Tuesday, November 7th is the City of Boston General Municipal Election. Polls are open 7am – 8pm. In the race for Mayor of Boston, incumbent Martin J. Walsh is being challenged by city councilman Tito Jackson. For City Councilor-at-Large, there are eight candidates vying for the four citywide seats. They include the Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Rev. Ayres 20th Anniversary, Office Envy, Old Mr. Boston

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, November 6: On This Day: “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald Elected to Congress. On November 6, 1895 an Irishman from the North End was elected to the U.S. Congress. Ten years later, John Francis Fitzgerald won the Boston mayoral election, rattling the Yankee establishment with his work on behalf Read More…

Government

Ballot Questions Breakdown: What You Need to Know

This coming Tuesday, November 8th will be Election Day in Massachusetts! Thousands will be drawn to polling locations to cast their ballot for the 2016 Presidential Race, but what about the 5 ballot questions? Besides the local, statewide and national candidates on the ballot, there will be 4 statewide questions and 1 question solely for Boston residents, and Read More…

Government

North End Mirrors Massachusetts Voters; Charlie Baker Projected Winner for Governor

The votes are in throughout Massachusetts and come January 2015, Charlie Baker looks to be sworn in as the 72nd Governor of the Commonwealth. With the race coming down to the wire, Republican Charlie Baker won with 48% of the vote, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley by a narrow margin. The word “recount” was thrown around but numbers early on Read More…

Government

Marty Walsh Is Boston’s Next Mayor; Sal LaMattina Re-Elected as District 1 City Councilor

The results are in: Marty Walsh was elected on Tuesday to be the next Boston Mayor in a 52%-48% victory over John Connolly.  On the City Council, incumbent Sal LaMattina handily topped the ticket in District 1 with 71% of the vote against challenger Brian Gannon. In District 2, Bill Linehan was also re-elected with Read More…

Community Government

Election Day Scenes From the North End

All three polling locations in the North End were packed the morning of the Boston Mayoral Election. Voters were waiting in line by 7am, right at the start of the election doors opening. Sign holders and supporters gathered their winter jackets, hats, and coffee mugs awaiting the warm sun to rise. If you haven’t already Read More…