Editorials

Opinion

May 4, 2018
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Drug problems will never    go away There seems to be no headway in the battle against the sale and use of illegal drugs in Boston. Only smoke screen after smoke screen has been subjected to the general public with no conclusive results from the many prevention and care for programs which apparently do not...

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Seeking to End Homelessness for Youth in Boston

On Friday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined members of the City’s Youth Action Board to launch Rising to the Challenge: Ending Youth and Young Adult Homelessness in Boston, the City of Boston’s community planning process centered around preventing and ending homelessness among unaccompanied youth and young adults. The Youth Action Board is the City’s...

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Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush, who passed away last week at the age of 92, was both a throwback to a time when a woman was expected to sacrifice her career for her husband and family and a trailblazer for the manner in which she led the life she chose. Mrs. Bush, who was the only woman,...

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Opinion

April 21, 2018
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City’s Harbor site plans opposed Waterfront residents are clearly opposing the Mayor’s Harbor site plan with the claim that it does not meet the needs of the community and puts developers ahead of the neighborhood. They have circulated a petition opposing the current development plans and have also made suggestions that they feel will...

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Opinion

April 6, 2018
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Attorney Toscano NEAD guest speaker North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held still another successful Dinner/Talk at the Nazzaro Community Center. NEAD provided an Italian dinner and dessert for those that attended the neighborhood events. North End resident and Attorney Daniel Toscano was the guest speaker and did a fabulous tour advising the youth of...

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Acts of Kindness During ‘One Boston Day’

For over 120 years, the Boston Marathon has represented our city at its finest. Every year, thousands of runners lace up their shoes and begin the long trek towards Boylston Street. People come from all across the city to cheer on friends, family, and complete strangers. On Marathon Monday, we come together in a...

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Nice Way to Spend a Saturday

Walking along Mt. Vernon Street or Chestnut Street in Beacon Hill or Beacon Street in the Back Bay, the outside façades of the houses on these streets have not changed since they were built, in some cases more than 200 years ago.  However, the inside of many of these homes have been upgraded and...

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Letter to the Editor

DISAGREES WITH LETTER ON SHORT TERM RENTALS Dear Editor: I found the letter from the woman at “Stop Child Predators” regarding Short Term rentals in Boston to be inaccurate and a bit histrionic, not to minimize the importance of child safety but I’m getting tired of people blaming short term rental hosts for every...

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The Kids are Alright

The tremendous outpouring by young people all across the country this past weekend in support of meaningful gun control was absolutely spectacular. It is fair to say that no issue has galvanized America’s youth to such an extent since the 1960s, when there were protests on college campuses and in high schools about the...

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Happy Passover and Happy Easter

One of the most significant religious holidays of the year for Jews and Christians alike occurs this week with the observances of Passover and Easter. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. For Christians,...

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