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Battle of the Bulger

Earlier this fall, with almost no fanfare, Beverly-based Commonwealth Editions published a new biography of Boston's archetypal politician — James Michael Curley: A Short Biography with Personal Reminiscences — written by former Massachusetts Senate pr
Former Mass. Sen. Pres. William Bulger defends James Michael Curley's legacy — and his own
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 18, 2009

Silence of the Sam

A seemingly simple attempt to provide Bostonians a small measure of good-government reform ran aground this past week.
Want to know what your city council does? Sorry, they can't tell you.  
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 23, 2008

Buddy Cianci

Vincent Albert Cianci — called Buddy by friends and foes — is back.
A candid conversation
By JOE VILENO  |  September 24, 2007