Mayor-elect Marty Walsh won 52 percent of votes in the general election on Nov. 5, beating city council at-large John Connolly by 4,908 votes. Chinatown’s District 2 city councilor Bill Linehan won reelection against former Josiah Quincy School principal Suzanne Lee.
The Wang YMCA held its fifth legacy dinner at Empire Garden on Nov. 9. About 500 guests attended the event, enjoying a 10-course banquet, raffle and auction.
Boston’s mayoral candidates and city council candidates were busy campaigning across the city ahead of the Nov. 5 election.
Bill Linehan and Suzanne Lee, candidates for District 2’s Boston city council seat, participated in a forum on Oct. 3 at the Boston Public Library in Copley.
City Councilor Linehan has filed an order that would prohibit the public use of marijuana in public parks. During the City Council Meeting to be held on Wednesday, August 21st, the Council will be presented with provisions to the already existing laws against marijuana which will now make it illegal for anyone to smoke, ingest, or consume the drug while in the Boston Common or any public park owned by the City of Boston.
Councilor Linehan wholeheartedly supports Councilor Rob Consalvo’s call for the addition of 200 police officers in the City of Boston.