Locals in Ireland anticipate first visit from Walsh as Boston mayor
In honor of the homecoming, the family house in Rosmuc, an Irish-speaking village of 500 in the craggy, desolate hills of Connemara, got a new coat of paint. A nearby church planned a special Mass for the return of a man described as “Connemara’s Kennedy.”
An optimistic Menino returns to the public stage
In a speech by turns sentimental and unabashedly bullish, Mayor Thomas M. Menino returned to the public stage Tuesday night after a lengthy illness and offered a buoyant vision of Boston, celebrating accomplishments and outlining initiatives for the future.
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Decision on Boston Councilman Chuck Turner won’t be rushed
Boston’s City Council will wait a month before it decides the fate of Chuck Turner, the six-term councilor convicted Friday of accepting a $1,000 bribe in his district office from an FBI informant.