Jimmy Kelly

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Global warming

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is one of those broad-based, high-minded, outfits that drive the Bush White House crazy.
Some reasons for hope. Plus, Susan Passoni for boston City Council
By EDITORIAL  |  May 09, 2007

Seeking council

Several factors have some wondering whether progressive Felix Arroyo may be the most vulnerable at-large incumbent this coming November.
Could Felix be in trouble?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 04, 2007

Sympathy for McNamara

In the January 10 Boston Globe , columnist Eileen McNamara sized up the legacy of long-time South Boston city councilor Jimmy Kelly, who died the day before.
By ADAM REILLY  |  January 17, 2007

James M. Kelly, R.I.P.

Consider, for a moment, two of the many compliments paid to South Boston political icon Jimmy Kelly following his death from cancer Tuesday morning.
The departed
By ADAM REILLY  |  January 10, 2007

Council contortions

For more than a generation, being president of the Boston City Council was a springboard to the mayor’s office.
Boston’s city councilors are jockeying to be the next mayor — but that’s yesterday’s playbook
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 06, 2006