• Possible Boston mayoral candidate John Barros departing economic development post

    3 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Boston economic development chief John Barros, who's expected to run for mayor, has resigned his post.
    Barros submitted his letter of resignation, and his last day is Friday, according to the city.
    He's thought to be gearing up for a run for the open mayoral seat. A source familiar with his deliberations said he's getting close to making a decision.
    Barros, who spent 13 years as executive director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, previously ran for mayor in 2013, finishing near the back of the pack in that race. But the winner, Mayor Martin Walsh, made Barros his economic...
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