Editorials

Education Is Walsh’s Top Priority

Listening to the Mayor Martin Walsh’s State of the City address last Tuesday night, one had to be struck by his emphasis on education for Boston Public School students. More than a quarter of his address was devoted to initiatives that he has committed city resources and his time and effort to. A longer...

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The Calm Month

Lots of people complain about January. It is dark. It is cold. It’s a day longer than some months. The hoopla about the holidays is over. Thank goodness. That is the beauty of January. It is not like autumn, the season in which everyone and every organization are trying to crowd in every event...

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Potential Caddy Camp Reunion

January 22, 2015
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Former North End resident Frank Colvario is seeking participants of the North Bennet Street School Caddy Camp members and friends from 1966 to organize a Reunion/Summit this coming September. Frank is working hard to find members of the Caddy Camp that Maplewood, Lake Tarlton, Clauson’s Oyster Harbor Wianpo. Anyone that would like to be...

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Opinions

January 22, 2015
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Eliot School students show appreciation for Police Thirty-five Eliot Innovative School students visited District A-1 Boston Police presenting them hand written cards recognizing the great job they do each day protecting the community. Students also told police they support them fully, despite some negative stories written about police in general. Their actions are an...

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Mayor Prepared City for Deep Freeze

Last week’s bitter cold weather was managed well by the City of Boston as Mayor Martin J. Walsh did everything possible to make things safe for residents during the cold blast of zero to four degrees weather.                 He encouraged the elderly, homeless and others to take precautions with the cold weather and wind...

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Governor Baker Must Resolve RMV Schemes

One of the major issues Governor Charlie Baker must tackle as soon as possible is a Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) bribery and corruption charges now that he is officially seated in the big chair at the State House.                 A federal probe of the department has apparently uncovered a case of bribery of...

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From Our Readers:My Six Month Experience

As an individual requiring door to door transportation service during the work week, I will share with you my six month Uber experience with that of Top/City Cab, Boston Cab and Metro Cab. 1)      An Uber X vehicle is a comparable model to that of a taxi cab, but that is the only comparison....

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Protesters Distanced Themselves from N.Y. Police Assassinations

It’s incredible that police officers have become the target of anger over the justice system that did not indict cops involved with the deaths of teens Mike Brown and Eric Garner. Public citizens made those decisions, not the police. Assassinating two police officers in New York did nothing to resolve the impact of the...

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Police Are the Cavalry

Sometimes things happen in a controversial way when it comes to police crime fighting. However, police have a difficult job to do and hard decisions have to be made under dire situations that really have nothing to do with the color of someone’s skin. Police put their lives on the line every day to...

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Disruption or Consequences?

Disruption was 2014’s trendy cliché. A new idea comes along and, poof, out with the old. Business school types are enthralled. New technology and new ideas are part of the disruption. But some businesses and industries are vulnerable, sometimes because they haven’t taken certain developments into account. Take coal. It is hard to listen...

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