Boston City Council
The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to schedule an East Boston-only vote on the Suffolk Downs casino host agreement on November 5.
As hard as it’s been for Boston’s mayoral hopefuls to generate widespread interest in the September 24th Preliminary Election, it’s been even more difficult for the 39 Boston City Council Candidates.
It’s not an elected position, but it may be one of the city’s most coveted political gigs.
City councilors unanimously re-elected council president Stephen Murphy to a third term Monday at their first meeting of the new year.
Boston City Council held a moment of silence for Donna Summer.
The new Boston City Council was officially sworn into office during a ceremony at historic Faneuil Hall Monday morning.
Voting in Boston was light Tuesday, with just 18 percent of registered voters casting their ballots.
The District Attorney’s office says officers involved in a controversial October 2010 arrest at Roxbury Community College that was caught on tape will not face criminal charges.
Former City Councilor Michael F. Flaherty, who unsuccessful ran for Boston mayor in 2009, says he will run for Boston City Council at Large.
On Friday, Chuck Turner was set to report to the Hazelton Federal Prison in West Virginia to serve a three year sentence on a corruption conviction.