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Posted 03/23/2014 10:56:00 EDT
Are people really complaining about $25 or are they complaining about not wanting to get caught renting places with violations? That 65 y/o landlord who rents 4 or 5 apts can't possibly pay $25 out of more »
Posted 03/20/2014 08:10:30 EDT
Is it moderate to say that $11/hour is too much for minimum wage when so many min wage workers are single mothers and cut that amount by $.50, even though Massachusetts is among the highest cost-of-li more »
Posted 03/13/2014 09:05:27 EDT
Mr. Miller, did Mr. DeLeo's proposal include shortening the duration of unemployment benefits along with lowering the minimum wage from the bill passed by the senate?
Posted 03/11/2014 10:18:52 EDT
Yes the parade takes place on public streets with the sanction -- read permit -- of the government and paid for by the people of Boston with police, clean up etc. So, the Mayor could simply say that more »
Posted 02/22/2014 11:51:58 EST
Mayor Walsh will do damage to Boston's ever-shrinking tax base if he approves this give-away. But it will pale in comparison to the damage he will do to his image as a mayor who ran on a platform of more »
Posted 02/15/2014 01:06:26 EST
Maybe the Globe can help readers understand Kayyem's position or participation in treatment of prisoners while she was at NSA, e.g. have anything to do w/ torture policies?
Posted 02/14/2014 11:47:07 EST
Agree with everything skressel said. Also, a list of all properties the BRA OWNS with land and building sqare feet , how it obtained each parcel and the revenue it derives, and any taxes it pays to Bo more »
Posted 02/12/2014 12:58:08 EST
Look at just about any kind of work and you'll see the difference, including cashier, etc. http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat39.pdf
Posted 02/12/2014 09:44:41 EST
Ms. Ailworth, you didn't mention where Mass. ranks on equal pay for women. Is that part of the equation?
Posted 02/08/2014 05:54:42 EST
It took two reporters using anonymous sources to write this misleading article? Go on Twitter to see reports of packed houses at caucuses. Or better yet leave your desks and go to a few. Even try in more »
Posted 02/03/2014 02:40:42 EST
And Boston College is not mentioned in this story because ?
Posted 02/02/2014 03:30:44 EST
Are the foodtrucks hurting local restaurants? Do they pay the city anything beyond license fees or something akin to real estate taxes?
Posted 01/29/2014 10:59:35 EST
Mr. Vaznis, does the nonprofit Unlocking Potential or Blueprint Schools Network end up owning the school and the land? If so, this is a transfer of assets from the taxpayers of Boston (me) to these o more »
Posted 01/26/2014 01:34:05 EST
Love to see the Globe put together the total cost of the council: salaries -- councilors make a hair under $90K to start but I mean all the staffers, too -- benefits, prorated cost of a floor at city more »
Posted 01/24/2014 10:00:04 EST
Golden's original job was made up in the first place. He didn't replace anyone, and it was either given to him by Menino to thank him or thank someone for something. Or, perhaps he had info or relati more »
Posted 01/16/2014 10:23:29 EST
The story says, "Robert Burnett of Lynn sought a restraining order against Campatelli, though the judge turned it down, saying the remarks were protected by the First Amendment." Does the judge belie more »
Posted 01/15/2014 10:57:10 EST
Mr. Walker, do you really think a single year of teaching qualifies someone for that job?
Don't you think running a campaign under false premises, "I'm a former teacher," disqualifies someone?
Posted 01/12/2014 03:51:26 EST
And why Brian Golden as interim head of the BRA? His job there was made up few years ago to repay him for something or other since the BRA hadn't ever had the position until it was created for him.
Posted 01/12/2014 03:45:54 EST
We'll never know how Linehan's Council presidency affects Boston because everything real in Boston happens behind closed doors among a cadre of wealthy heads of bus, colleges/hosp, developers. And Gl more »
Posted 01/09/2014 01:00:22 EST
To what extent did the Trust enable his shipping, RE and other businesses to avoid paying taxes. If this is the case then ordinary tax paying citizens payed for the roads (inc. plowing), police, etc t more »
Posted 12/30/2013 07:36:47 EST
BC makes sure it is politically connected in every way possible and at every level imaginable. Its VP Govt Relations made sure Sen Kerry sent someone to a community mtg about building a BC T-stop fo more »
Posted 12/24/2013 08:33:33 EST
As usual skressel knows the truth.
Posted 12/23/2013 07:45:25 EST
Ross writes , "a city can co-exist alongside such anchor institutions for years, even decades, barely aware of each otherâs presence. " But in Boston universities expand buying up block after block more »
Posted 12/20/2013 02:28:27 EST
How about looking at the revenue stream so-called non profits take in from parking garages. Guests have had to as much as $45 for the MFA garage and at BIDMC the two-hour charge for appointments went more »
Posted 11/17/2013 02:51:11 EST
Funny that the Globe doesn't see fit to include the money BC pays to its coaches, including Al Skinner who was fired as basketball head coach at Boston College on March 30, 2010 and who BC still paid more »