Editorials

Government Center Station to Reopen

March 4, 2016
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After more than two years of construction, the new Government Center station is scheduled to open March 26. This announcement comes as good news to the thousands of residents who use the Blue Line to connect with other MBTA lines to get to work. While the inconvenience of exiting at Bowdoin or State St....

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Everyone Can — and Should — Vote Tuesday

February 26, 2016
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Other than for anyone who has been living under the proverbial rock for the past few months, it is fair to say that the 2016 Presidential primary election campaign has drawn the most controversy and the most attention in our nation’s history. There are many reasons for this, chief among them being the candidacies...

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Letter to the Editor

February 18, 2016
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The common good Letter to the Editor My family has been in East Boston for three generations. We had a typesetting company that owned half of the Times Free Press for just a short time. As a teen I learned first hand that newspapers are not always neutral but are subject to economic and...

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Never Too Early to Start

February 18, 2016
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Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty has re-introduced a zoning text amendment to limit the number of marijuana shops in a certain geographic area. Flaherty is calling for no more than one shop per one mile radius. This makes sense to us. Boston is called a walkable city. For those of us who call Boston...

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This Is Everyone’s Fight

February 18, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh made clear to local parents last Thursday night that Boston, state, federal and Suffolk County officials are addressing the recent spike in violent crimes in our neighborhood, both with programs aimed at deterring local youths from being swept up in the violent life of gangs like the MS-13, and added...

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Enjoy the Long Weekend — And Thank Washington and Lincoln

February 12, 2016
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The President’s Day long weekend is upon us, a time when we can take a bit of a respite from the onslaught of winter (which finally started getting into gear this week) and enjoy time with our families during the public school vacation week. For some of us, the break means a family ski...

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The MS-13 Raids

February 4, 2016
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The raids that took place last early Friday morning that resulted in 56 indictments of MS-13 gang members certainly should stop for the time being the crime and murders in the neighboring communities of Chelsea, East Boston and Everett that we have witnessed over the last several months.  However, these arrests removed only about...

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Deleo Forms Commission on Sports Fantasy Industry

February 4, 2016
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Anyone who has watched Channel Five’s “On the Record” Sunday morning show knows that Speaker of the House has a tremendous knowledge of Boston sports — as he often has demonstrated on the “Pop Quiz” portion of the show. So when the daily sports fantasy industry exploded this year, Bob had been following its...

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Shooting at Maverick Landing

January 28, 2016
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Jennifer Pizarro Property Manager of Maverick Landing I am sure most of you know but if you don’t please note there was drive by shooting on Sunday, 1/24th between 1030pm – 1130pm luckily no one was hurt but a car was shot up.  Then yesterday evening while working here in the office I heard...

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We Need the Pledge Fulfilled

January 28, 2016
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Going back generations, living in East Boston has always been for the most part safe.  While we were always part of Boston, many of the serious crime problems that were affecting various neighborhoods in Boston seemed not to be happening here.  Maybe it was the water that separated us from the problems. However, that...

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