Editorials

Letter to the Editor

July 19, 2017
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We need to work together to solve the opioid crisis TO THE EDITOR, As a Reagan Democrat who voted for Donald Trump last November, I am not a Trumpocrat.  What his son Donald Trump Jr. did meeting with Russians who held out the idea that they had good opposition research on Hillary was pure...

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Thank You, Bob Anthony

July 19, 2017
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Bob Anthony compiled an outstanding win-and-loss record in his 17 years as the head coach of the East Boston High School ice hockey team, building the Jets into one of top teams in Boston, year in and year out. But what the parents of Eastie hockey players came to truly appreciate about Bob Anthony...

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Letter to the Editor

July 14, 2017
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A neighborhood hero I was very glad but hardly surprised to see that Sandra Nijjar recently received the state’s Unsung Heroine Award. I have known Sandy for sometime now. When I first met her, we were on opposite sides of a neighborhood issue. I immediately noticed her passion for what she believed in and...

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An Investment in Our Future

July 14, 2017
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  Governor Charlie Baker’s recent announcement that his administration will ask the legislature for a five-year, $500 million life sciences initiative that will extend the state’s decade-long commitment to the biotech and medical technology industry demonstrates the governor’s focus on maintaining Massachusetts’ lead in this important area. The proposal, which Gov. Baker unveiled recently...

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Senator Ed Markey is 100 Percent Correct for His Reproach of Kellyanne Conway

July 7, 2017
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It is fair to say that the world as Americans have known it in the post-World War II era has been turned upside-down  — and not in a good way — since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The unpresidential comments and actions on a daily basis by President...

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Enjoy A Safe and Sane Fourth

June 30, 2017
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The summer season’s big holiday, the Fourth of July, is upon us. Millions of Americans will be celebrating the holiday — which will be a long and extended four-day weekend for many of us — with friends and family in a multitude of ways. Boating, beaching, mountain hiking, and summer getaways of all kinds...

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The Opioid Epidemic is Truly Frightening

June 23, 2017
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If you were to ask the typical American what they believe to be the greatest danger to the well-being of our children and citizens, no doubt most would answer the threat from international terrorism. But the reality is that terrorism, even if you count the World Trade Center attack on 9/11, registers barely a...

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Letter to the Editor

June 17, 2017
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A great example To the Editor: The Gove Street Citizens Association would like to thank the team at the City Realty Group for their continued community outreach in the East Boston Community in relation to their development activities. The City Realty Group has recently donated 10 computers to the Samuel Adams Elementary School for...

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Technology is Killing Us

June 17, 2017
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It often is said that technology is a two-edged sword. While it certainly is true that advances in technology bring many benefits, those benefits often find themselves subject to the law of unintended consequences. The dramatic rise in cell phone use represents a clear example of how technology can have an adverse impact on...

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How We’re Making Boston An Age-Friendly City

June 9, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh What does it mean to be an age-friendly city? It means a city that adapts its structures and services to provide accessibility and inclusion to residents of all ages and abilities. That’s why we’ve created the Age-Friendly Boston Action Plan to serve as our City’s blueprint to make Boston...

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