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Endorsements for 2023 Boston City Council election

I endorse: Ruthzee Louijeune, Julia Mejia, Henry Santana, Liz Breadon, Joel Richards, Enrique Pepén, Benjamin Weber, Tania Fernandes Anderson, and Sharon Durkan.

Stabbing this morning in the Leather District

Police have taped off Beach Street between South and Lincoln Streets in downtown Boston’s Leather District this morning. I asked an officer who was keeping people from entering the area, and he said there was a stabbing. Photo:

Brief mention in the Boston Globe

From “MBTA announces latest arrival: Google mapping tool for riders“: But not everyone at yesterday’s news conference was trumpeting the partnership. Jonathan Kamens, 39, of Brighton said Google Maps’s public transit routes are faulty because they rely on schedules provided by the MBTA, which are sometimes wrong. Kamens, a software engineer, said his complaints to… Read More »

MBTA Transit Police threaten to arrest me for distributing flyers to reporters at Google Transit press conference

As planned, I went to South Station about a half hour before the press conference scheduled to announce that Boston (finally!) had been added to Google Transit.  Upon arrival, I started talking to reporters and handing out flyers. I was quickly confronted by Daniel Dombak, a Marketing Director for Equity Office (which manages South Station),… Read More »

City of Boston converts our block to resident only parking without our knowledge, desire or consent

May 15, 2009 Dear Mayor Menino, I have lived at __ ___ Street in Brighton for almost twelve years. I came out of my house this morning and found a BTD employee posting “resident parking only” signs on our block. I do not understand why the residents of our block were not consulted about whether there… Read More »