Category: Editorials

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…

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…

Thanksgiving 2010

Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability…

The election

Representative Marty Walz and State Senator Anthony Petruccelli who both faced opponents in last week’s election and both won resounding victories. Both Walz and Petruccelli were the recipients of solid election victories because they are highly visible, pro-active, hard-working and…

Craigie Bridge repairs

First traffic reports Monday morning indicated that the closure to incoming traffic into Boston from Cambridge over the Craigie Bridge was not the end of the world. The State Police reported normal traffic flows in and around the area, which,…

The Esplanade Play Space

The Department of Conservation and Recreation plans for a Esplanade Play Space for five- to 12-year-olds were released last week. The drawings and architect’s sketches of the proposed play space reveal the physical wonderland for kids to be situated on…

Get out and vote

The election is upon us. Go out and do your duty. Do it in the knowledge that things in this nation and in this state must change. Understand that whomever you choose to vote for in this election, the winner…