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Bill Walczak

Road To City Hall Part 1: Mayoral Candidates In Race To Be Heard

A lot of people who live in other parts of the country went to school in Boston or they know someone who did.” This aptly describes candidate Bill Walczak’s Boston history. Walczak is 58, a vice president with Shawmut Design and Construction who lives in Dorchester. He grew up in ...

Experts: Walczak could cash in on anti-casino vote

Community organizer and activist Bill Walczak — who has seen a surge in fundraising in recent weeks — could break out of the 12-pack of Boston mayoral hopefuls and ride his hallmark anti-casino, pro- development crusade to a surprise victory in the Sept. 24 preliminary, political ...

Community Organizer Bill Walczak Declares Run For Mayor

Sunday, community organizer Bill Walczak is the seventh person to announce he’s running. Walczak co-founded the Codman Square Health Center in Dorchester in 1975 and is the president of the Codman Academy Charter School. No matter how big the field gets, it will be a sprint to the ...

Herald review shows top earners in mayor’s race

Dorchester health care executive Bill Walczak is the wealthiest among the top tier of mayoral candidates, reporting a staggering $450,000 salary, while state Rep. Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Michael P. Ross each reported earning more than $200,000, and two others hauled in a ...

Carney Hospital’s new president will be Andrew Davis

“He is the ideal person to implement the Steward integrated care model in Dorchester and position Carney for the future.” Davis replaces Bill Walczak, a longtime Dorchester public health advocate, who resigned as head of the hospital earlier this month after just 14 months on the job. ...

Another Boston entrepreneur for mayor?

Codman Square Health Center co-founder Bill Walczak, now at Shawmut Design and Construction, joined the race over the weekend...

Running For Mayor, Walczak Pitches Himself As The Accomplished Visionary

Candidate Bill Walczak had just finished a speech on his crime-fighting plan when a mentally ill man tore into the small crowd, punched several people in the face, and grabbed a woman by the hair before stumbling down the street. It was a jarring experience. But it was, in an odd way, a ...

Bill Walczak: No Casino, More Innovation Districts, School At Birth For Boston Kids

BOSTON — Boston mayoral candidate Bill Walczak is best known for helping revitalize a Dorchester neighborhood by building a health center. He founded the Codman Square Health Center in the 1970s and stayed there for more than three decades as its CEO. Two years ago, he became president ...

12 Mayoral Candidates Struggle To Be Heard In 90-Minute Debate

Codman Square Health Center founder Bill Walczak said Walsh would not be up to the job. Marty Walsh jumped in to defend himself. “We’re negotiating the police contract, and the next mayor of Boston is going to be faced with a $200 million back pay that we have to pay for the contract ...

Community organizer Walczak plans Boston mayor bid

BOSTON (AP) — Community organizer Bill Walczak is the seventh person to announce a bid for Boston mayor. The 58-year-old Walczak co-founded the Codman Square Health Center in the city's Dorchester section in 1975. He is president and co-founder of the Codman Academy Charter Public ...

Dorchester Community Organizer Running For Mayor

Take our survey: OK | Sorry, maybe next time Bill Walczak co-founded the Codman Square Health Center and Codman Academy Charter Public School. Longtime Dorchester community organizer Bill Walczak has announced that he is running for Boston mayor, adding his name to a growing ...

Van Unen tapped to oversee pot program

Former Boston mayoral candidate Bill Walczak, who ran the Codman Square Health Center for 36 years and was van Unen’s supervisor, called her a smart choice for the DPH job. “She’s very methodical. She’s analytical. She takes issues and breaks them down from top to bottom and develops a ...

State House News Service Weekly Roundup: Climate Change

Candidate Bill Walczak, founder of the Codman Square Health Center issued a statement, saying, "The stands I have taken on issues are mine and no one else's. " Gov. Patrick spent another week removed from the public eye, but not the baleful gaze of the MassGOP, which said it was ...

List of candidates for mayor of Boston growing

Walsh joins a growing list of candidates that includes Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley, Boston city councilors John Connolly, Rob Consalvo, and Felix Arroyo, and Bill Walczak, founder of Codman Square Health Center in the city's Dorchester neighborhood. Menino last month told ...

Savin Hill’s Bill Walczak: ‘I love being involved’

Bill Walczak used to look outside his window at sunrise and see shards of broken glass everywhere. Savin Hill Park, with its expansive views of the rest of the neighborhood, the gas tank and Dorchester Bay, was often a “total wreck” when he first moved to Rockmere Street some 30 years ...

Bill Walczak Update

Posted by Valarie Seabrook ⋅ May 1, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment For four decades, Bill Walczak has been one of the most committed and accomplished leaders in Boston. Founder of the Codman Square Health Center in 1979, Codman Academy Charter Public School in 2000, and many other civic ...

Bill Walczak Candidate for Mayor April 2013

Cross posted from the Boston Globe; “Bill Walczak Jumps Into Mayoral Campaign” By Wesley Lowery APRIL 07, 2013 Bill Walczak brings a different sort of resume to a race thus far dominated by candidates who hold elected office. Longtime community organizer Bill Walczak ...

Candidates spar in only televised debate

" Bill Walczak opposed the casino, period, called it "a public health disaster. " Charlotte Golar Richie didn't say who she feels about the vote, but said she would take some casino revenue and use it for crime prevention. Other candidates defended Conley from questioner Joe Battenfeld's ...

Suffolk Downs pact with city puts casino vote issue in spotlight

On a humid Tuesday afternoon, Bill Walczak was waiting outside City Hall. His mayoral campaign, like the others struggling for attention in a 12-person field, had just been handed a small gift from a few floors above: an agreement between the city and Suffolk Downs to bring money, jobs...

Bill Walczak for Boston,

My name is Bill Walczak and I’m running to be the next Mayor of Boston. I’ve spent the last four decades making Boston neighborhoods stronger, and I know, with the right leadership, we can continue to strengthen our entire city.I’ve worked with the last three Mayors – getting my start as ...

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