City Councilor and state-senate candidate Lydia Edwards yesterday apologized for her comments on Wednesday, which many took as a defense in support of Columbus in her current and possible future districts, which have significant Italian-American populations. Read more.
Acting Mayor Kim Janey today signed an executive order declaring the second Monday of every October as Indigenous Peoples Day, to honor the people whose genocide began with the voyages of the day's previous honoree, Christopher Columbus. Read more.
NorthEndWaterfront.com gives us the scoop on the decision by the Sons of Italy, which cited demographic data it says shows Revere now has a higher percentage of residents with Italian background than the North End.