Stephen J. Murphy, seeking to retain his at-large council seat, greeted people before the start of a forum at the University of Massachusetts at Boston last week.
Stephen J. Murphy

'I'll just say this. . . . They can't stand in comparison to me'

By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / October 24, 2005

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Stephen J. Murphy does his best to look cheerful as he marches down Brighton Avenue into a fierce headwind, which is blowing his freshly moussed hair into a feathery crest atop his 6-foot-4-inch frame. ''Happy Allston-Brighton Day, everyone!" he calls out, waving to a couple of families huddled by the roadside, sidestepping the piles of horse manure dotting the road. ... (Full article: 1096 words)

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