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Posted 04/20/2014 11:51:15 EDT
No, John Connolly cannot be the next Boston Public Schools Superintendent.
Posted 04/20/2014 01:02:30 EDT
Informative article. Thanks for bring this to the publics attention. I was under the impression that you had know a politician to be appointed to one of these boards. One way to foster more citize more »
Posted 04/20/2014 12:33:28 EDT
Time for our people approving these buildings in our city to get real. Why aren't these new housing developments mixed housing units and include ALL economic groups! That was the rule for a while he more »
Posted 04/20/2014 12:04:24 EDT
I agree with Martha1, I don't usually resort to name calling or, if really angry, would prefaced it with "acting like..." but not it this case. Whoever came up with this shackling rule is a moron, and more »
Posted 04/19/2014 08:49:57 EDT
I know one man who has testicular cancer. I know that he wishes he had an annual testicular X-ray. more »
Posted 04/19/2014 08:48:00 EDT
Good comment. Yearly mammograms save lives. more »
Posted 04/19/2014 05:08:04 EDT
Tamara-Jade wrote "well, semantics aside, it definitely shows who's side he's on and it's not the transparency for the taxpayer side..." The only thing that this shows is that Walsh's is following e more »
Posted 04/19/2014 12:03:00 EDT
MassInc Polling Group surveyed only 334 employers for the Massachusetts Business Alliance of Education (MBAE) study. Of the 334 surveyed only 230 responded, 104 people blew the survey off, 24% of 230 more »
Posted 04/18/2014 04:28:20 EDT
Skippy2012 is correct. Taxpayers as "Board of Directors" is quite a reach NativeBos! Again, Walsh is following established municipal laws and acceptable government procedures nationwide. Why look at more »
Posted 04/18/2014 04:16:40 EDT
Well Slack, it looks like the programmers at the BG are, once again, working on the commenting interface. The Globe's interface stripped my perfectly formatted comment of returns and tabs, which would more »
Posted 04/18/2014 04:08:27 EDT
Given the tax break, how many low and middle income affordable housing units with parking IN the new building? more »
Posted 04/18/2014 03:15:54 EDT
Lose a pension for 1 transgression? That doesn't seem right. Where did you read that? more »
Posted 04/18/2014 02:32:08 EDT
Good I'm glad Walsh is following the rules! I have no problem with Mayor Walsh refusing to disclose the terms of a tentative contract for Boston Firefighters. It is a relief that he is following esta more »
Posted 04/18/2014 02:23:07 EDT
I have no problem with Mayor Walsh refusing to disclose the terms of a tentative contract for Boston Firefighters. It is a relief that he is following established municipal laws and acceptable governm more »
Posted 04/18/2014 01:53:07 EDT
Often hair stylists work as independent contractors. A hair salon gets 50-60% of the hair stylists intake and stylists often do not receive medical insurance or other benefits like sick days or vacat more »
Posted 04/18/2014 11:34:52 EDT
No, these are awful isolated cases. When you make a comment like that you demonize and hold suspect ALL Teachers, people who go into the profession to educate and help children. Teachers monitor eac more »
Posted 04/15/2014 04:41:40 EDT
An 18-year-old man, and 18-year-olds are considered adults in Massachusetts, threw a chair at Ms. Maura and she faces the stress of a âdisciplinary actionâ and âpossible termination!â Ms. Maur more »
Posted 04/15/2014 04:48:31 EDT
"Boston's parking solution is not more parking..." Yes it is. Any new development needs to include parking and mixed income housing units within the building. more »
Posted 04/14/2014 10:50:29 EDT
Inquiring minds want to know...is Chester receiving an "honorarium" or being paid for his participation as chairman of the PARCC governing board? If so, who is paying that? Where are these meetings he more »
Posted 04/14/2014 01:01:56 EDT
Agreed, well said! Thanks for taking the time to write. It is time that insurance companies were put in their place, and their place isn't treating patients!
Posted 04/14/2014 01:31:46 EDT
"Mitchell D. Chester, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, serves as chairman of the governing board for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Coll more »
Posted 04/13/2014 12:58:03 EDT
This is a public health issue, it should stay in the public domain, it doesn't need the likes of Bain Capital exploiting people in need.
Posted 04/09/2014 10:32:35 EDT
NatMorton wrote, "I asked you this question before and you've avoided answering it..."
SKressel has avoided nothing and has answered any and all questions ad nauseam...Close The Lid!
Posted 04/09/2014 09:49:28 EDT
I couldn't agree with you more. I have students who are seriously depressed and refuse to take the medication prescribed by their doctor because they believe all the "Say No To Drug" messages they ha more »
Posted 04/09/2014 03:21:03 EDT
Before we start calling out city employee pensions, public employees, and our patrolmen. Let's think "outside the box" and look at the CORPORATE welfare queens here in Boston riding on the decisions more »