Operation Paper Cut
Friday, August 30
12:12 p.m.Tremont Street
Larceny. Inactive - all leads exhausted.
Friday, September 6
Fraud or uering. Investigation pending.
Friday, September 6
10:41 p.m.150 Tremont
Drug oense - drug law violations. Judi
Saturday, September 7
2:07 a.m.10 West
Liquor law violations - possession of al
cohol by a minor. Judicial internal.
Thursday, September 12
Possession of marijuana - less than oneounce. Judicial internal.
Boston's city councilor race approacheswith a surplus of candidates
Although all eyes remainheavily set on the Boston 2013mayoral race, voters will alsohave to elect 13 new city coun-cil members: four for the city councilor-at-large and an ad-ditional council member fromeach of the city’s nine districts.Preliminary elections for therace are on Sept. 24 and thefinal elections are on Nov. 5.There are 19 individualsrunning for the four availablecouncil seats. Only two of the19 candidates are incumbents,as the remaining two incum-bents, Felix Arroyo and JohnConnolly, have taken up stakesin the mayoral race instead.The 19 candidates running forcouncil seats are:
Frank John AddivinolaChristopher J. ConroyMichael F. FlahertyPhilip Arthur Frattaroli Althea Garrison Annissa Essaibi-George Jack F. Kelly IIIKeith B. KenyonMartin J. KeoghStephen Murphy(incumbent)Catherine M. O’Neill Ayanna Pressley(incumbent) Jeffrey Michael RossGareth R. SaundersRamon SotoSeamus M. WhelanFrancisco L. WhiteDouglas D. WohnMichelle Wu
District council memberscome from the nine separatedistricts of the city. Below isa breakdown of the nine dis-tricts, and the candidatesrunning for seats as repre-sentatives of the districts-
District One-Charlestown, East Bos-ton, North End
Brian J. Gannon, Sal La-Mattina (incumbent), JohnRibeiro Jr.
District Two-South Boston, South End,Chinatown
Suzanne Lee, Bill Linehan(incumbent)
Frank Baker (incumbent)
District Four-Mattapan, Dorchester
Steven Godfrey, DivoRodrigues Monteiro, Ter-rance J. Williams, Charles Yancey (incumbent)
District Five-Hyde Park, Roslindale
Ava D. Callender, Mar-gherita Ciampa-Coyne, Andrew Norman Cousino,Patrice Gattozzi, TimothyP. McCarthy, Jean-ClaudeSanon, Mimi E. Turchinetz,Michael E. Wells III
District Six- Jamaica Plain, WestRoxbury
Matt O’Malley (incum-bent), Luis F. Valerio
Tito Jackson (incumbent),Roy Owens
District Eight-Back Bay, Beacon Hill,Fenway, Mission Hill, West End
Angelica Elle Addivinola,Thomas Joseph Dooley III,Gloria Murray, Michael Jo-seph Nichols, Josh Zakim
District Nine- Allston, Brighton
Michael C. Bronner, MarkCiommo (incumbent)
There has been no distinctfavorites between any of thedistrict or city at-large councilcandidates. Though, in an elec-tion cycle where topics includ-ing education, crime, and theenvironment are key issues,some candidates do retain abetter standing than others.Experienced individuals andrepresentatives of the commu-nities are what voters are hop-ing for in the upcoming city council race.Come early November,the city of Boston will havea brand new council to makesome of the most crucial deci-sions regarding city life. Vot-ers remain hopeful that theincoming council will help tomake Boston a safer and bettereducated community on theissues surrounding our gen-eration and culture. And withsuch a grand pool of experi-enced candidates, there’s nodoubt that voters will receiveexactly what they’ve been hop-ing for.
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Suffolkstudents,rememberto vote Sept.24Polls areopen from 7a.m. to8 p.m.Students canregister to voteusing theaddress of their dormbuildingsContact theElectionDepartment withquestions
Suffolk University unveiled its plantitled "Operation Paper Cut" this se-mester. In an effort to conserve paper,the university is allowing students toprint only 500 pages per semester.Unused printing will roll over fromsemester to semester. This environ-mentally friendly process has alreadybeen adopted at the Law School. Suf-folk University officials are hopingstudents will welcome Operation Pa-per Cut and think about how today'ssustainability can help the future.
Anna's Taqueria Walqueria
This Saturday Anna's Taqueria resta-raunt will host its 7th annual walk tobennefit the Home for Little Wander-ers. Participants will walk a 13.1 mileloop that covers six stops where re-freshments will be served. For eachperson that checks in at a stop, Anna's will give $5 to the non-profit. Regis-tration starts at 9:30 a.m. at Anna's onBeacon Street, and of course, burritosare on the menu. Look for a full articleon the event in next week's paper.