Category: Editorials

BPS Hotline is Up and Running

Boston Public Schools (BPS) Interim Superintendent John McDonough announced Tuesday that the back-to-school hotline (617-635-9046) is up and running. Operators have fielded 880 calls since the launch on Thursday. Multi-lingual operators are trained and ready to answer a wide variety…

Thank You, Massport

Today’s Massport officials are far different from those whom  our parents who lived in our community during the 1960’s had to contend with.  Back in the 1960’s, Massport was an agency that just took what it wanted, regardless of the…

August is Here

Yes, the days have become noticeably shorter and there has been a chill in the air at night. And when the calendar turns to August, as it has, it’s sort of a signal that the new school year is not…

Death and Taxes

The adage goes that the only certainty in life is death and taxes.  This seems to be ringing true for local drivers.  There is a plan afoot from the bureaucrats at the Department of Transportation to install new toll gates…

Letters to the Editor

Grateful for scholarship To the Peter Looney Scholarship Committee: Thank you for your very generous scholarship.  I am honored to be the recipient of the Peter Looney Scholarship.   This scholarship will be put towards furthering my education at Tufts University. …