Ashawn Dabney-Small, just 18 when he announced his run for the District 3 council seat (Dorchester) now held by Frank Baker announced today he won't be running for the seat after all.
But look for Dabney-Small to take a key role with the campaign of Michael Ruiz, who is running against US Rep Steve Lynch in the 8th district in the 2022 election.
That leaves (so far) Stephen McBride in the hunt for Baker's seat.
Meanwhile, in District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury and parts of Roslindale and Mission Hill), Kelly Ransom of Jamaica Plain will formally announce her campaign at 10 a.m. in front of where Bella Luna used to be. Incumbent Matt O'Malley isn't running again; Ransom will join Kendra Hicks (JP) and Mary Tamer (West Roxbury) in the race.
Acting-like-she's-running Mayor Kim Janey announced a new Boston tourism campaign the theme of which is basically: Ignore SNL, we're not that racist.
Definitely Running mayoral candidate John Barros alerts us that he's the one who greenlit the All Inclusive Boston tourism campaign back in his days as Marty Walsh's chief of economic development like, oh, six months ago.
Mayoral candidate Andrea Campbell has a plan to help restaurants recover from the effects of the pandemic and its shutdown.
Mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George holds an online session at 7p.m. on Tuesday to detail her plans for education and childcare in Boston.