An ardent supporter of councilman and mayoral candidate Andre Sayegh’s found the tires of his vehicle slashed over the weekend.
Seven people have submitted their names to fill the Board of Education vacancy created by the resignation of school board member Christopher Irving.
Acting mayor Jane Williams-Warren’s administration averted a government shutdown by convincing council members to pass a $23.27 million temporary budget that the governing body had rejected a week earlier to fund operations through February.
Former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman kicked off his campaign for an at-large seat before hundreds of supporters at St. Gerard Church on Saturday night promising to champion measures to curb crime, halt tax increases, and boost recreation spending.
The city council rejected a temporary spending measure early Wednesday morning raising the possibility of a government shutdown in the coming weeks.
A leader of the local Black Lives Matter protest movement announced his run for an at-large city council seat on Tuesday afternoon.
Former school board member Pedro Rodriguez slammed Alex Mendez calling the councilman a “liar” for claiming to have collected 3,800 signed petitions for this year’s mayoral race. His criticism sprang from a video Mendez distributed in late December.