Monthly Archives: September 2013

Politics as Unusual: In a dream city gov’t, most candidates would have key jobs

September 10, 2013
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I’ve already said this an embarrassing number of times in the past several months, but the pool of candidates pitching to be the next mayor of Boston is an extraordinarily gifted gaggle. Even as someone who takes pride in his significant disdain for anybody arrogant enough to seek such a mighty crown, I’ve found...

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Burglaries hit Jamaica Plain area

September 5, 2013
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The Boston Police Department (BPD) is investigating a series of residential burglaries that have happened this week in Jamaica Plain and the surrounding area, according to bpdnews.com. Police responded to two burglaries yesterday in Jamaica Plain, the first around 12:07 a.m. at 32 Mozart St. and the second about 5:50 p.m. at 82 Jamaica...

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Politics as Unusual: Arroyo may be just what Boston needs

September 3, 2013
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There’s a remarkable candidate for mayor who I’ve largely and unfairly ignored in more than two dozen columns I have filed on the race. I’ve mentioned him a few times—heck, I’ve even noted long-shot pro-life nutter David James Wyatt on a number of occasions—but the hopeful I’m referring to deserves close attention, if not...

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