Editorials

Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...

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How Boston Public Works Helps You

September 8, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh While we may want to think that winter is a long way away, the reality is that the season is just around the corner. In order to keep our infrastructure winter-ready, our Department of Public Works has spent the summer preparing our City for snowier days. They have been...

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Letter to the Editor

September 8, 2016
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Tremendous support Dear Editor, The East Boston Museum and Historical Society Board of Directors wishes to express our deepest thanks to the many members of the East Boston community for their tremendous support. We have made a lot of progress towards establishing a museum which honors East Boston’s rich history. We filed our legal...

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Election on September 8

September 8, 2016
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While the Big One — the election of our next President of the United States is in November — there is an important election next Thursday (note the different day for an election than the usual Tuesday), Sept. 8, with some interesting local contests for Suffolk County Sheriff and Suffolk County Register of Deeds. Rep. Adrian Madaro and...

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Save East Boston History

September 1, 2016
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Edith G. De Angelis If you are old enough to remember “the old days” you will remember the uncontrolled growth of the airport as it gobbled up homes, businesses, parks, playgrounds, streets, three of our five islands, and, whole neighborhoods. The loss and desecration of our magnificent Wood Island Park and World War Memorial...

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Enjoy Labor Day Weekend — Safely

September 1, 2016
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It’s hard to believe, but the inevitable has arrived — Labor Day weekend is here. For those of us in the Greater Boston area, this has been the most incredible summer that anyone can remember (and for some of us, that’s a lot longer than we’d like to admit). This has been the sunniest...

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School Will Be Back — Drive With Care

September 1, 2016
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2016-17 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive in the early mornings on weekdays have to admit that not having to deal...

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Harnessing the Creativity of Boston’s Artists to Build A Better City

August 29, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I was excited to join the Mayor’s Mural Crew last week, as they celebrated their 25th anniversary of beautifying our City. I picked up a paintbrush, and colored in a mural of ballet dancers on the wall of the performing arts center on Blue Hill Avenue. As I painted...

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Volunteers A Huge Part of Eastie Pride

August 29, 2016
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Eastie Pride Day was launched in 1988 in response to the wave of urban flight from Boston during the 1970s and 1980s. In Eastie many Italians and Irish took off for the suburban towns of Saugus, Peabody and Revere while the burgeoning new Latino and Asian population were stripped of mentors and neighbors to...

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Yes,We Are In A State Of Drought

August 24, 2016
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Many regions in Massachusetts are facing drought or near-drought conditions. According to federal drought authorities, about 62 percent of the state is considered to be under “severe drought” and some areas northwest of Boston are in “extreme drought.” Water restrictions are in place in just about every community in the state which is not...

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