Yoga Enterprise

Boston City Council chambers cleared as raucous meeting spills into hallways | Ap

BOSTON — Boston City Council President Ed Flynn led Wednesday’s meeting off with a hopeful if, in retrospect, ominous plea that “we all be respectful to each other.”

Jabs between councilors and members of the public, F-bombs and even fists flew soon after.

kAmxE H2D 4=62C E92E ?@ 2AA62= H2D 8@:?8 E@ BF6== E96 566A 2?5 E@ 2? 6IE6?E[ C24632D65 E6?D:@?D =2:5 32C6 3J E96 4@?EC@G6CDJ 2C@F?5 #:42C5@ pCC@J@[ H9@ =@DE >@DE @7 9:D DFAA@CE 62C=:6C 27E6C ?6H :?7@C>2E:@? 42>6 @FE 23@FE @=5 D6IF2=>:D4@?5F4E 2==682E:@?D]k^Am

kAm!C@465FC2==J[ =:EE=6 492?865 3J E96 6?5 @7 E96 >66E:?8] u=J??[ 2D 96’D 23=6 E@ 5@ F?:=2E6C2==J 2D 4@F?4:= AC6D:56?E[ 7@C>2==J DEC:AA65 pCC@J@’D 4@>>:EE66 2DD:8?>6?ED 7@C E96 ?6IE EH@ >@?E9D]k^Am

kAm%96 DF3>:EE65 5F6=:?8 7@C>2=:K65 C64@C5D C6BF6DED 7@C @=5 5:D4:A=:?2CJ 2?5 4@FCE C64@C5D 3J r :EJ r@F?4:=@CD uC2?< q2<6C :?E@ pCC@J@ 2?5 z6?5C2 {2C2 :?E@ q2<6C 3@E9 H6C6 H:E95C2H?]k ^Am

kAm{:EE=6 6=D6[ 2D:56 7C@> 2 76H 962C:?8 @C56CD 23@FE 4:EJ A@@=D 2?5 E96 4C:D:D 2E |2DD 2?5 r2DD[ H6C6 6?E6C65] qFE E9:D >66E:?8 H:== 8@ 5@H? 😕 9:DE@CJ 7@C E96 C2?4@C 2?5 7:89E 36EH66? @AA@D:?8 AC@E6DE 8C@FAD 😕 2?5 @FED:56 4@F?4:= 492>36CD]k^Am

kAmr@F?4:=@CD %2?:2 u6C?2?56D p?56CD@?[ {2C2 2?5 yF=:2 |6;:2 244@F?E 7@C ?62C=J 2== @7 E96 A@=:E:4:2?D 😕 q@DE@? DE:== DFAA@CE:?8 pCC@J@ 27E6C ?62C=J 6G6CJ@?6 6=D6[ :?4=F5:?8 >F=E:A=6 @E96C 4@F?4:=@CD[ E96 >2J@C 2?5 7656C2= A@=D 2== AF==65 DFAA@CE] %6?D:@?D E92E 925 3F33=65 ;FDE F?56C E96 DFC7246 7@C E96 C6DE @7 E96 >66E:?8 7=2C65 FA E@H2C5 E96 6?5 2D E96 E@A: 4 @7 C65:DEC:4E:?8 42>6 FA[ 2 4@>>:EE66 pCC@J@ 925 492:C65 3FE ?@ =@?86C H@F=5 7@C E96 ?6IE EH@ >@?E9D]k^Am

kAmu6C?2?56D p?56CD@? 😕 2? :>A2DD:@?65 DA6649 DA@3 2D D96 DA@ D9@F=5 564:56 pCC@J@’D 72E6 C2E96C E92? E96 4@F?4:=]k^Am

kAm%9:D[ E9@F89[ H2D 32C6=J 2? 6D42=2E:@? 😕 =2?8F286 7C@> q2>6?ED @? 9:D @H? E@36H:E95C2H? C64@C5D C6BF6DE[ H96? 96 D2:5[ H:E9 pCC@J@ D:EE:?8 BF:6E=J 36D:56 9:>[ “x7 2 AC652E@C 4@?E:?F6D E@ C@2>[ E96 6D =2C86C]”k^Am

came{2C2 E96? E@@ 2E r:EJ r@F?4:=@C tC:? |FCA9J’D D:DE6C[ D2J:?8 E92E s2CC289 |FCA9J @? %H:EE6C 925 =65 “C24:DE G@=2E:=6 2EE24@3]”k^Am

kAm|FCA9J[ DA62:=J >6>36CD] $96 25565 @7 E96 4@F?4:=[ “(6’C6 ;FDE 3C6266E:?8D[ J6==:?8 2E 6249 @E96C]”k^Am

kAmpCC@J@[ 7@C 9:D A2CE[ H2D =2C86=J BF:6E 5FC:?8 E96 >66E:?8[ ;FDE DA62D H:E9 2? F?C6=2E65 962C:?8 @C56C] p7E6C E96 4@F?4:= >66E:?8[ 96 DA@<6 E@ C6A@CE6CD[ D2J:?8 96’D ?@E 5C@AA:?8 @FE @7 E96 sp C246 2?5 255:?8 E92E 96 36=:6G6D “96C6 H2D 2? @AA@CEF?:EJ D6:K65 96C6” E@ E2 9:>]k^Am

kAmp>:5DE E96 2C8F>6?ED 5FC:?8 E96 C65:DEC:4E:?8 E2=[ u=J?? 925 6?@F89 @7 E96 EH@ 8C@FAD @7 AC@E6DE6CD H9@ 925 366? D?:A:?8 2E 4@F?4:=@CD 2?5 6249 @E96C 2== >66E:?8i D@>6 H@>6? E96C6 😕 DFAA@CE @7 pCC@J@ 2?5 E96 4@F?4:=@CD @? 9:D D:56 DF49 2D {2C2[ H9@D6 @77:46 E96J 6?565 FA 😕 367@C6 =62G:?8j 2?5 2 8C@FA @7 2?E:pCC@J@ AC@E6DE6CD[ H9@ :?4=F565 72>:=:2C 7246D 7C@> E96 2?E:G244:?6>2?52E6 56>@?DEC2E:@?D @FED:56 |2J@C |:496==6 (F’D 9@FD6 62C=:6C E9:D J62C]k^Am

kAmu=J??[ 27E6C 2 7:?2= H2C?:?8[ 3@@E65 3@E9 8C@FAD — 2?5 E96 EH@ D:56D 42>6 E@86E96C J6==:?8 :?DF=ED 2?5 6G6?EF2==J D4C2AA:?8 @FED:56[ 92G:?8 E@ 36 D6A2C2E65 7C@> 6249 @E96C 3J A@=:46]k^Am

came~?6 >2? H2D 2CC6DE65[ 2?5 E96 2?E:pCC@J@ AC@E6DE6CD D2:5 :E H2D @?6 @7 E96>] r@AD D2:5 96 H2D 8@:?8 E@ 36 492C865 H:E9 2DD2F=E 2?5 32EE6CJ]k^Am

kAmp7E6C 2? 6IE6?565 C646DD :?4=F5:?8 u=J?? E6==:?8 2== 4@F?4:=@CD E@ 4@>6 324 :?E@ 4@F?4:= @77:46D[ E96 4@F?4:= C6DF>65 2?5 BF:4<=J 25;@FC?65[ E9@F89 C@G:?8 32?5D @7 28:E2E@CD 4@?E:?F65 E@ 492?E 2E 6249 @E96C 2?5 4@F?4:=@CD @FED:56 😕 E96 92==H2JD @7 r:EJ w2==]k^Am

kAmu=J??[ 😕 2 DE2E6>6?E 27E6C E96 >66E:?8[ D2:5[ “pD H6 >@G6 7@CH2C5 5FC:?8 E96D6 492==6?8:?8 E:>6D 😕 @FC 4:EJ 2?5 4@F?ECJ[ :E 😀 4C:E:42= E92E >6>36CD @7 E96 q@DE@? r:EJ r@F?4:= 2=H2JD =@@ 6249 @E96C’D =:G65 6IA6C:6?46D C682C5=6DD @7 @FC G:6HD 2?5 5:776C6?46D @7 @A:?:@?]”k^Am

kAm~?6 4:EJ 4@F?4:= :?D:56C E@=5 E96 w6C2=5 27E6C E96 >66E:?8 E92E :E H2D 2 “D25 52J” 7@C E96 3@5J[ 2?5 E92E “%9:D 😀 H92E 92AA6?D H96? 4@F?4:=@CD 5@?’E 24E 2D FADE2?5:?8 4:E:K6?D]”k^Am

kAm\k^Am

kAm©a_aa |65:2}6HD vC@FA[ x?4] ‘:D:E 2E k2 9C67lQ9EEADi^^HHH]3@DE@?96C2=5]4@>Qm3@DE@?96C2=5]4@>k^2m]s:DEC:3FE65 3J k2 9C67lQ9EEADi^^ HHH]EC:3F?64@?E6?E286?4J]4@>Qm%C:3F?6 r@?E6?E p86?4J[ {{r]k^2mk^Am

Copyright 2022 Tribune Content Agency.

Related Articles