Former Boston City Council President Kim Janey was sworn in as the 55th mayor of Boston on Wednesday morning following the confirmation of Marty Walsh, BC ’09, as Labor Secretary on Tuesday.
John Oliver will fill the vacant at-large seat on the Newton City Council in Ward 1 and Tarik Lucas will fill the vacant at-large seat on the council in Ward 2, based on unofficial results for the special election.
Issues of zoning and policing were on the minds of some Newton residents who cast their votes during early voting in the special election to fill two vacant seats on the Newton City Council. Early in-person voting at Newton City Hall lasted five days, ending on Friday.
“I’m running because I love this city. And I am committed to this city, and I am dedicated here,” Ranalli said.
Bryan Barash and Tarik Lucas are poised to run for the seat left vacant by Jake Auchincloss’s election to Congress.
The unofficial results from the City of Newton indicate that former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris are projected to win among Newton voters by a wide margin.
Boston City Councilor Liz Breadon encouraged BC, BU, and Harvard students to assist them in petitioning their universities to stay on campus.
If passed by the Senate, the bill will make Massachusetts the first state to restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes.