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Posted 10/29/2014 01:26:44 EDT
When Baker lost his composure during the debate, Coakley handled the situation gracefully. She deserves some credit for that . Still, I'm beginning to wonder a bit about Baker. Why would someone get s more »
Posted 03/21/2014 01:17:44 EDT
I'm looking forward to Pepe's coming to town! They make a great pizza! It's all about the coal-fired oven. Their presence will spark competition and hopefully boost the quality of pizza in the entire more »
Posted 01/04/2014 06:42:53 EST
If I were in charge of the MBTA I would ditch the current provider (MBCR) and switch to Keolis. It's time for a change. This is one of those instances where complacency by MBCR has led to poor service more »
Posted 12/23/2013 04:47:32 EST
If there is to be a casino in Massachusetts, Suffolk Downs is the best location. It has a subway stop and it's very close to the airport. This will attract a high percentage of tourists and also make more »
Posted 12/12/2013 05:04:09 EST
Republicans should be hanging their heads in shame for the way their party has played politics with people's health insurance. Healthcare is the NUMBER ONE issue for so many people, and GOP governors more »
Posted 12/11/2013 05:26:49 EST
Clark will do well representing the 5th Congressional District. She was the right choice to represent such a great region. The 5th is packed with so many great places to live. Something the Republican more »
Posted 12/10/2013 11:12:15 EST
Wing-Righter, we can't afford not to. I used to live in Texas, and I can tell you first hand that they have a singular goal of stealing jobs and people from all states, especially northeastern states more »
Posted 12/10/2013 09:58:53 EST
If Clark is from Melrose she must know how badly the Boston area needs more funding to improve public transit, roads and bridges. If there is one issue to focus on in Washington, this is a great one! more »
Posted 12/10/2013 09:27:02 EST
Given the way the national GOP is structured, it would be crazy for Massachusetts to elect a Republican to Congress. The power base of the GOP is centered in Texas and southern states. The national GO more »
Posted 12/10/2013 09:11:43 EST
Addivinola doesn't live in the 5th Congressional District. He lives in Boston. Why would he expect to win?
Posted 12/10/2013 11:05:39 EST
The elephant in the room that nobody talks about: are the Boston public schools better now than they were 20 years ago?
Posted 12/10/2013 02:25:38 EST
I don't want to be a nitpicker, but Addivinola doesn't live in the 5th Congressional District. He lives in Boston.
Posted 12/09/2013 07:05:39 EST
If there is to be a casino in Massachusetts, let it be in as close to the airport and the subway lines as possible. Therefore, I would choose Suffolk Downs as the best option. Having it near the airp more »
Posted 12/07/2013 07:15:27 EST
Your facts are wrong. Healthcare costs have always been high in Massachusetts, but not 2 or 3 times higher than other states. See WSJ link below. Other northeastern states have high per-capita spendin more »
Posted 12/07/2013 05:59:11 EST
Was Mitt Romney right? What a ridiculous question. Of course not. The Massachusetts model can work in all 50 states if given enough time. Let's not forget that Mitt Romney left office before the Mass more »
Posted 12/04/2013 12:51:09 EST
To answer the question of whether taxpayers benefit from increased public transit, the answer is a resounding YES. The more cars we can pull off the roads improves the commute for others. But even wel more »
Posted 12/04/2013 05:04:25 EST
This is welcome news. But really it's just window dressing. The lack of significant improvements to the transportation systems will be the blotch on this governor's record. Traffic is horrendous durin more »
Posted 10/09/2013 03:37:39 EDT
The MBTA is an incredible asset to this region. For a number of years I enjoyed living in a "boom" city in the southwest, but one of the biggest things missing was a subway system. For metro Boston to more »
Posted 09/27/2013 08:10:10 EDT
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Posted 07/13/2013 12:25:49 EDT
Most of the blame for weak security on 9/11 belongs with the Bush Administration. They had advance warning of the plot but failed to take appropriate action. That said, we can't really hold George W. more »
Posted 04/10/2013 11:02:50 EDT
Maybe now they will reduce ticket prices?
Posted 03/26/2013 06:34:14 EDT
I lost interest in professional sports 20 years ago. A free hot dog won't get me back. The players and owners make millions per year off the backs of fans and in some cases taxpayers in the form of ta more »
Posted 03/22/2013 08:13:52 EDT
Harvard has a basketball team?
Posted 03/22/2013 06:44:21 EDT
It would also be very useful to have round-the-clock service on the Blue Line for getting to and from the airport. Currently, grabbing an early-morning flight is not possible by way of the T.
Posted 03/22/2013 06:38:43 EDT
If a casino is approved at Suffolk Downs, then most definitely there should be round-the-clock service on the Blue Line and possibly other lines as well. In fact, maybe the casino could chip in a litt more »
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