Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mission Hill resident pulls papers for local council seat

April 18, 2013
By

Richard Giordano, a Mission Hill activist, has pulled election papers to run for the District 8 City Council seat. Mission Hill resident Mike Ross, who currently holds that seat, recently announced his candidacy in the mayoral race. Giordano is a former aide to several elected officials, including late state Rep. Kevin Fitzgerald, former state...

Read more »

Editorial: Boston and Marathon will be defined by us, not bombs

April 17, 2013
By

In the wake of the diabolical bombing of the Boston Marathon, a vile act of random mayhem and one of the most heinous crimes in this city’s long history, there is natural anxiety, fear and confusion. When a fellow human being, perhaps a fellow Bostonian, is capable of such a thing, who are we? What...

Read more »

Beth Israel treating bombing victims

April 16, 2013
By

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) treated 24 patients from yesterday’s Boston Marathon bombing, according to spokesperson Jerry Berger. Nine of those patients had been released by this morning. The hospital was in lockdown. But, Berger said, the hospital was opened to the public last night. He said the hospital is offering counseling to...

Read more »

Brigham and Women’s treating bombing victims

April 16, 2013
By
Brigham and Women’s treating bombing victims

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is treating 31 patients, five of whom are in critical condition, from yesterday’s Boston Marathon bombing, according to BWH spokesperson Tom Langford. Langford said the hospital is currently open to all patients and visitors. The hospital was in lockdown yesterday with a large security presence amid reports of a...

Read more »

Local spectators tell of bomb horror

April 16, 2013
By

City Councilor Mike Ross, a Mission Hill resident, said in a email last night that he was watching the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street yesterday when the bombs went off along that street. “When the first of two explosions went off, I, like so many Bostonians, was along Boylston Street cheering on runners as...

Read more »

Explosions injure dozens at Boston Marathon; many locals in race

April 15, 2013
By

By John Ruch and Rebeca Oliveira/Gazette Staff At least two explosions, apparently from bombs, near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street in the Back Bay injured dozens of people this afternoon, according to TV news and first-responder reports. Two people are confirmed dead, according to the Boston Police Department’s Twitter feed. Many...

Read more »

Zakim announces City Council bid

April 12, 2013
By

Josh Zakim, a Northeastern University School of Law graduate, announced today that he is running for the District 8 City Council seat, which covers Mission Hill. Mike Ross, who currently holds the seat, entered the mayor’s race yesterday. “I love the city of Boston, our neighborhoods, our people and our great achievements,” Zakim said...

Read more »

Councilor Ross announces run for mayor

April 11, 2013
By
Councilor Ross announces run for mayor

City Councilor Mike Ross, who lives in and represents Mission Hill, announced he is running for mayor today. He tweeted the announcement with a link to his campaign website at Kevin Fitzgerald Park on Mission Hill. “Today, in that same spirit of community activism and determination to continue building a better Boston, I am...

Read more »

Arroyo announces mayoral run

April 10, 2013
By
Arroyo announces mayoral run

City Councilor At-Large Felix Arroyo officially joined the mayoral race today, kicking off his campaign at the downtown office of the Service Employees International Union Local 615. “I will bring my skills as a community organizer, my experience as a city councilor and my commitment to moving Boston forward to the office of mayor,”...

Read more »

Councilor Arroyo to run for mayor

April 8, 2013
By

At-large City Councilor Felix Arroyo, a Jamaica Plain resident, will join the race for the Mayor’s Office tomorrow morning, according to a source close to the campaign. Arroyo will “announce his intention to run for mayor” at a 10 a.m. event at the Service Employees International Union Local 615 office downtown, according to the...

Read more »