Editorials

How We’re Bringing Bostonians of Different Generations Together Under One Roof

October 13, 2017
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every year, more and more people are calling Boston home. Our population is growing: we’re expected to surpass 700,000 residents before 2030, which are numbers we haven’t seen in decades. This growth means that housing is in high demand. In 2014, we released our housing plan. It’s a roadmap...

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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time for the Wrong Reasons

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old, same-old that Republicans have been espousing for the past 30 years, benefiting millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations significantly, while blowing a huge hole in the...

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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 6, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...

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And Our Flag was Still There

September 29, 2017
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By John Lynds Over the course of this Nation’s history the American Flag has stood for many things. In its infancy it stood for revolt against England. It stood for the possibilities of a new and better country. It stood for democracy and freedom. However, throughout the course of history the Flag has meant...

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Trump is Moving US Closer to War

September 29, 2017
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We were listening to the segment on 60 Minutes Sunday night in which Oprah Winfrey was interviewing pro-Trump and anti-Trump voters from Michigan, and we were struck by the comment of one man as to why he voted for Trump. He voiced a common refrain that many Trump supporters expressed during the campaign: The...

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How We’re Recognizing Recovery Month

September 22, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I wouldn’t be where I am today without the recovery community — and I know many other Bostonians have had the same experience as me. That’s why it’s so important we create strong pathways to recovery, and why I’m proud Boston recognizes September as Recovery Month here in our...

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Letter to the Editor

September 22, 2017
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Community Volunteerism Hello Friends, East Boston has been a longtime transient neighborhood of Boston, home to the city’s newest immigrants. Currently, the neighborhood is undergoing a dramatic population shift as several new housing developments go in, and East Boston appears to the rest of the city to be one of the “last affordable places...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2017
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I will be supporting Stephen Passacantilli Dear Editor, In three weeks, East Boston has an important decision to make in the primary election for Boston City Council.  After researching the candidates and learning more about their positions, I will be supporting Stephen Passacantilli. Stephen has impressed me with his platform: focusing on education, public...

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Remembering 9/11

September 15, 2017
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There are few events in life that one can recall exactly what they were doing when the tragedy happened to unfold. One event in our life was when the planes flew into the World Trade Center Buildings on that Tuesday morning in 2011. We were just one in a small group of residents at...

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