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Clinton, Walsh Return Donations From Boston Law Firm

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has joined a growing list of politicians who said they are returning thousands of dollars in donations from lawyers at the Boston-based Thornton Law Firm, after a Spotlight Team report on a pattern of questionable campaign contributions.

In Boston, Thanks To The Mayor, The Show Will Indeed Go On

Michael Levin | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

The Huntington Theatre Company has been a tenant of Boston University for the first thirty-four years of its existence, occupying a landmark-style theater up the street from Boston's Symphony Hall. So what happens if you're the Huntington and the landlord informs you that your lease is up?

The HuffPost Story That Bizarrely Rocked Boston

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Huffington Post raised the issue Wednesday of the Boston media’s failure to report on the questionable record of Carmen Ortiz, th...

This Federal Prosecutor Is Building A Career Indicting The Good Guys

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

Last week, Carmen Ortiz, the top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts, announced a big indictment. At 6:30 in the morning, Tim Sullivan, an aide to Bos...

The Art of the Steal: GE's Massive $270 Million Massachusetts Megadeal

Mike Leyba | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Mike Leyba

Many at the State House, in City Hall, and in the local press are flat-out giddy to roll-out the red carpet for GE. There is however, a growing resistance (both inside the State House and outside) to hold our elected leaders accountable for squandering public funds.

What's It Mean to Be Gay?

Francis Levy | Posted 07.13.2016 | Media
Francis Levy

The Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, has publically revealed that he attends AA meetings. ("Governing in Recovery," The Boston Globe, 1/23/14) The fact t...

Boston Establishes Gender-Neutral Bathrooms In City Hall

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh (D) signed an executive order on Thursday establishing gender-neutral bathrooms in City Hall. "Boston thrives on diversit...

Boston Mayor Says We Must 'Soldier On' Without Zayn Malik

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

Not even politicians can avoid weighing in on the devastating boy band shake-up rocking tween America. In Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's Twitter Q&A W...

Thank You, Dr. Beverly Scott

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Leave Dr. Scott alone, and show up and vote in your local elections if you actually care about fixing the MBTA. The voters have let the state legislature stagnate, and now we are reaping the consequences of our fatal disinterest.

Boston Mayor Vows No Overspending On 2024 Olympics

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics

(Updates with details on process, additional quotes) BOSTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Friday vowed that if the ci...

Pharmaceutical Industry Profiting From a Solution to a Problem They Helped Create

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrick R. Krill

More can and should be done to make naloxone widely available at an affordable price, and we must demand better from an industry that would seek to profit from both the poison and the antidote.

Boston Mayor On This Year's Marathon: 'We're A Little More Alert'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss the heightened security at this year's Boston Marathon. "We have a lot of safety...

Did Boston's Mayor Admit The Celtics Are Tanking?

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh let it slip that he thought the Celtics were focused on the NBA Draft lottery in a HuffPost Live interview Monday. "We're ...

Boston's Mayor Opts Out Of St. Patrick's Day Parade After Gay Discussions Fail

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON, March 16 (Reuters) - Boston's Irish-American mayor will not march in the city's St. Patrick's Day parade o...

A Teachers' Platform for Mayor Walsh

Teach Plus | Posted 11.06.2013 | Education
Teach Plus

Boston teachers weigh in on what Mayor Walsh should prioritize in Boston schools By Rhiannon Varmette and Sean McAdam We'd like to welcome Mayor Ma...

Boston Feasts on Education

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Marquis Cabrera

The foundation of Boston's future success and economic viability is our schools.

Buzzword: Pre-K

Helen Blank | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Helen Blank

As students settle back into their routines, voters across the country prepare to head to the polls. This year, there's a common theme popping up across the country that's of vital importance: the value of expanding Pre-K.