Sunday, March 27, 2011
On the eve of his three year prison sentence for bribery, Turner and several other notables addressed a capacity crowd about the judicial impact of an allegedly corrupt government.
Chuck Turner went to jail on Friday. The former Boston City Councilor didn’t go quietly, though, and his supporters turned out in droves Thursday night at Northeastern University’s School of Law. Turner chose to spend his final evening of freedom addressing a sardine-packed lecture hall as part of a four-speaker panel entitled “Framing the Innocent: Crimes Under Color of Law at the Massachusetts US Attorney's Office.” Turner, 70, was convicted by a federal court jury of accepting a $1,000 bribe. When he was a District 7 councilor he represented a small part of JP in Egleston Square. He is scheduled to serve three years in a federal prison in rural West Virginia. “My work has been my therapy to help me deal with a crazy world,” he said …
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
If you live in City Council District 7, your vote will help decide who represents the district.
Today’s special election will fill the vacant District 7 City Council seat. It only takes a minute to get out and vote - here’s everything you need to know if you live in District 7 (and how to know if you do): -Cornell Mills -Tito Jackson The only part of District 7 that is clearly in JP is Ward 11, Precinct 5, which votes at Elderly Housing 1990 Columbus Ave. Click here to find your assigned polling location. Stay tuned to JP Patch throughout the day for election coverage and results.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Polls open at 7 a.m
We know, today is the coldest one of the week, but don’t let that stop you from casting a ballot in today’s special preliminary election to fill the vacant District 7 City Council seat. It only takes a minute to get out and vote - here’s everything you need to know if you live in District 7 (and how to know if you do): -Natalie E Carithers -Danielle Renee Williams -Cornell Mills -Tito Jackson -Roy Owens -Althea Garrison Stay tuned to JP Patch throughout the day for election coverage and results.