Editorials

Creating Homes, and Giving Thanks

December 1, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh During this time of the year, it  is not only a time to gather around the table with family, friends, and loved ones; it’s also a time to reflect on the year past and to consider all the things we have to be grateful for. I know I have...

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Remember Those in Need

December 1, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are homeless or...

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Old North Church Celebrates 20th Anniversary

December 1, 2017
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Reverend Stephen T. Ayres was recently honored by the Old North Church on his 20th anniversary as Vicar of the historical church located in the heart of the North End. He also serves as an Executive Director of the Old North Foundation, the cultural arm of the historic landmark property. Even with all his...

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Grinches are Lurking to Steal Packages

December 1, 2017
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Robbery seems to increase during the Christmas season, especially with packages being taken out of doorways and deliveries left in plain view. Residents should be aware of delivery times so that items won’t disappear, including expensive goods. Don’t kid yourself, there are plenty of grinches working out there ready to take whatever they can...

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Building a Future for all of Us

November 25, 2017
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By Mayor Marty Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester, where I learned the value of hard work, second chances, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter what. And this city made...

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Letter to the Editor

November 25, 2017
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Deplorable, unsafe state of Beacon Hill brick sidewalks Dear Editor, This letter is addressed to everyone on Beacon Hill. I am an 82-year-old man in good health. In the last two years, I have tripped on the bricks and I fallen down at these locations: At Toscanos, the valet people picked me up having...

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Remember Those in Need

November 25, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2017
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Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America. Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no religious meaning, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It lacks the commercialism, religiosity, solemnity, and...

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The Person You Have to Fear is the Guy Next Door with a Gun

November 16, 2017
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The mass-shooting that took place in a church in a rural Texas town Sunday morning follows what has become an all-too-familiar pattern in our nation these days: An unhappy white guy, with no particular axe-to-grind, decides to slaughter a bunch of innocent people who are in a church, at a country music concert, or...

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Building A Future for All of Us

November 10, 2017
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By Mayor Marty Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester, where I learned the value of hard work, second chances, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter what. And this city made...

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