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Toss the Kale, Shelve the Sushi: the Real Boston can be found in a Pot of Beans

October 28, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone The chill of fall always makes me think of beans. Boston is the so-called ‘Beantown,’ even if the old moniker no longer sticks to a new, sleek City made of reflective glass – not brick and granite – and trending more to sushi than molasses-soaked brown bread dripping of beans....
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Why I Am Yes on 2

October 28, 2016
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If all you know about Question 2, the ballot question that would lift the cap on public charter schools, is what you’ve seen on TV – chances are good you’re confused about how to vote. As the author of the current charter school law when I was a state Representative and House Chair of...
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Have A Safe and Happy Halloween

October 28, 2016
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Halloween will be observed this Monday, and that means that  scores of children and others will be roaming our streets during the early-evening hours as they go about their ritual of trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. It is up to each one of us to be extra-observant if we are operating a  motor vehicle during...
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Techno Vindication:Sniffling Out the Electronic Truth

October 21, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone It was many years ago when I was using e-mail during the beginnings of the new technology that I was outed. It’s happened to all of us by now, but this was the first time for me, and it was quite embarrassing. The circumstances were pretty mundane. A friend of...
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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...
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Immaculate Conception Turning into Apartments

October 14, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani The Church of the Immaculate Conception Church, which has been closed for almost a decade, now, is about to be deconsecrated by the Archdiocese of Boston  and with Boston College and the developer will remove most of the religious artifacts including its once beautiful altar. The church celebrated its centennial back when...
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Fire Prevention Week

October 14, 2016
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Nothing can be more devastating than a fire in your home.  Years of memories can all but vanish as pictures, letters and mementos of a family’s lifetime are lost in the flames. And in some cases, a fire claims a life. We urge our readers to look around their house or apartment and do...
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An Unlikely Assist from the Heart

October 7, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone Not long ago, I was able to get out of the Hub for a few days time – off to another region of the country entirely. Things are so different in the various sectors of our country, and having visited most of them, including my recent trip, Boston remains one...
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Early Voting is Coming to Boston

October 7, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Voting in Boston is about to become more convenient. For the first time, registered voters who reside in the City of Boston will be able to take part in early voting, ahead of the November 8th Presidential election. This exciting new initiative, made possible by the 2014 Elections Reforms...
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Letter to the Editor

October 7, 2016
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Dear Editor, As someone who grew up in the shadow of old Boston City Hospital where my dad was employed for over 35 years, I remember  back in the late ‘60s when the issue of drug addiction first, then homelessness, plagued the neighborhood around Worcester Square. I lived on East Springfield Street for many...
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