Late money for Schwartz

In the last week of the campaign, Councilor Greg Schwartz received $3,000 from three members of the Kopelman family in Chestnut Hill and loaned his campaign $9,000. That’s just over half the money he raised in the entire campaign ($23,725). Maybe the late fliers...

Okay, now what?

We had our elections. We have our results. They are already over 12 hours old. Time to move on. What’s next?
Smear backfires into gift to local not-for-profit

Smear backfires into gift to local not-for-profit

It’s tough to read too much into election results. But, yesterday Ward 6 voters did seem to send one message. The Ward 6 voters rejected the nasty smear campaign waged by Lisa Gordon, former Alderman Ken Parker, Newtonville Area Council member-aspirant Carolyn...

Crossley and Downs over Coletti — Ward 5 at-large

Councilors Deb Crossley and Andreae Downs held off a challenge from former Alderman Paul Coletti and will return as Ward 5 councilors at-large in January. Results: Crossley — 7935 Downs — 7774 Coletti — 5212 Councilor Crossley was first elected in...

Bowman wins squeaker, Danberg on top (Ward 6 at-large)

First-time candidate Alicia Bowman just beat Greg Schwartz to take his Ward 6 at-large seat. Vicki Danberg earned her eighth term. Results: Danberg — 7460 Bowman — 6742 Schwartz — 6712 Councilor Schwartz himself unseated an incumbent, then one-term...