Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dr. Johnson’s dilemma

Boston School Superintendent Carol Johnson is attempting to close down 13 Boston Public Schools and to combine five others in order to cut a more than $50 million deficit the Boston School Department is facing. Dr. Johnson’s gambit – to close schools that can no longer sustain themselves – is a step in the...

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December 7, 1941

More than 60% of the nation was born after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. President Franklin Roosevelt called the attack despicable – a day that would live in infamy. As it turns out, the Japanese made a fatal mistake challenging the arsenal of democracy on that day 69 years...

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Obituaries 12-06-2010

Leonard Tammaro Of Florida, formerly of the North End Leonard Tammaro of Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, formerly of Boston’s North End and Revere, died on November 27 following a valiant battle with kidney failure. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, he graduated from Boston College High School and served in the U.S. Air Force....

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