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Posted 04/22/2014 09:22:07 EDT
Excellent letter !!! We've seen the fortress-like buildiings spring up over many years,starting with the prison-fortress-like buildings at U-Mass Boston.More recently,the Seaport District which could more »
Posted 04/20/2014 11:10:31 EDT
Teaching is a profession.To have to take another job e.g being an Entrepeneur,can dilute the quality of the teaching experience. Students are paying for the excess number of highly-paid Administrators more »
Posted 04/06/2014 10:46:28 EDT
We will see if this is a new BRA when/if the new developments e.g around City Hall actually have streetscape,.human scale,affordable housing.Will they be places where we can walk,bring the kids,have a more »
Posted 04/05/2014 10:43:48 EDT
I am SO glad to see this article.Every person's life has value.There are so many ways for a person to be heroic,many of them unseen by the public. People "of value",of all ages,races,creeds, get sick more »
Posted 04/01/2014 10:12:16 EDT
The "at least he did something" response doesn't help.That same response was given to the develpment in the Seaport District."At least something was built." It's too bad Baker didn't ask the same fisc more »
Posted 03/28/2014 09:29:54 EDT
If there's $$$ to keep throwing the mentally ill and the addicted into prison,there is $$$ for treatment which is FAR less expensive.
Posted 03/26/2014 11:21:52 EDT
The Big Dig was approved by Dems but "cost overuns" were unexpected. How much traffic gridlock can this state stand before we do something to alleviate it.The solution obviously involves better public more »
Posted 03/25/2014 10:07:19 EDT
It seems that the Back Bay, which,according to another Globe article,is being abandoned by businesses for the "more exiting" Seaport district,is the more desirable place.Thanks to zoning restrictions, more »
Posted 03/25/2014 09:36:02 EDT
Yes,it's good to have Some people living downtown but to turn the Seaport and Downtown districts into Cabrini Green housing complexes for the rich with lots of massive,fortress-like office buildings more »
Posted 03/23/2014 04:10:32 EDT
Here we go again with the Republican "moderate" with the Big Tent.We saw this with Scott Brown.They court the Tea Party( running mate is Tea Party)and supports some aspects of womens' choice.He has "p more »
Posted 03/23/2014 10:22:08 EDT
The average Social Security payment for retirees is $1200/month.The maximum is $2300/month.
Posted 03/22/2014 11:26:45 EDT
So,women should support him because he appointed a Tea Party female as his running mate????? We very much need a governor who believes in the public sector. Baker stated,a few years ago, that he would more »
Posted 03/21/2014 11:33:28 EDT
The word "moderate" does NOT apply to Scott Brown.His legislative voting record,his use of Fox as speaking platform to attack Jeanne Shaheen,long before declaring his candidacy,his courting of the Tea more »
Posted 03/21/2014 09:18:13 EDT
Scott Brown is NOT a moderate.He voted with Dems a few times where his vote didn't count.His voting record on the environment is atrocious.He said that he welcomed the horrific Romney-Ryan budget plan more »
Posted 03/20/2014 05:45:25 EDT
Scott Brown used Fox as a platform for issuing regular attacks on Jeanne Shaheen long before declaring his candidacy.This way he could attract $$ and support without being in the campaign arena.His ma more »
Posted 03/14/2014 10:18:24 EDT
Scott Brown has been attacking Jeanne Shaheen regularly on the Fox Channel.Without declaring his candidacy he has been acting as a candidate.Don't underestimate the amounft of $ and support he can bri more »
Posted 03/05/2014 04:41:00 EST
Great article.There is no guaranty that $ generated by the Olympics would go to improvements and expansion of the MBTA for longterm use or for anything that benefits the regular citzenry.
Posted 03/03/2014 06:16:20 EST
The cost of imprisonment for drugs is much,much higher than would be the cost of treatment-unless we allow treatment centers to be privitized profit gougers.
Posted 03/02/2014 09:48:08 EST
An enormous amount of debt from the Big Dig projects "cost overuns" was dumped onto the MBTA by Charlie Baker and Romney.
Posted 03/02/2014 09:46:12 EST
There is no guaranteee that any of the $$ spent on the Olympics will benefit the public in a lasting way.Can we really rely on promises that having the Olympics will mean upgrades and expansion of the more »
Posted 03/01/2014 09:10:51 EST
Charlie Baker has his own bridge problem i.e the billions in cost overuns from the Big Dig that he and Romney dumped onto the MBTA, leaving us with massive traffic gridlock and a strapped MBTA.The nic more »
Posted 01/10/2014 11:36:34 EST
Christy's turning down the tunnel-under-the bridge project was not "common sense" or 'getting things done."of 'getting things done means addressing problems on behalf of constituents.
Posted 01/07/2014 10:28:28 EST
Avery large amount of debt from "cost overuns"from the Big Dig was thrown onto the MBTA. Also,although we all pay for roads and emergency storm assistance for people throughout the State of MA,there i more »
Posted 01/06/2014 12:16:33 EST
Tea Party? Really?
Posted 01/04/2014 11:04:15 EST
What does "give them a try involve." It is a long-term contract? Is it a trial? Are there any conditions based on performance? more »