Editorials

Nice Way to Spend a Saturday

April 6, 2018
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Walking along Mt. Vernon Street or Chestnut Street in Beacon Hill or Beacon Street in the Back Bay, the outside façades of the houses on these streets have not changed since they were built, in some cases for more than 200 years.  However, the inside of many of these homes have been upgraded and...
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Marching Together

March 30, 2018
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It was a scene similar to one Boston’s seen before. This past weekend, on a cold Saturday morning, tens of thousands of people gathered to kick off another march demanding national change. Except this time, we gathered at Madison Park Vocational High School in Roxbury, ready to start our route to the Boston Common....
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The Kids are Alright

March 30, 2018
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The tremendous outpouring by young people all across the country this past weekend in support of meaningful gun control was absolutely spectacular. It is fair to say that no issue has galvanized America’s youth to such an extent since the 1960s, when there were protests on college campuses and in high schools about the...
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Happy Passover And Happy Easter

March 30, 2018
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One of the most significant religious holidays of the year for Jews and Christians alike occurs this week with the observances of Passover and Easter. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. For Christians,...
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We Made Great Strides, but There’s Still Work to Do: Celebrating Women’s History Month in Boston

March 23, 2018
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It’s important to pause and celebrate the women who impact us every day. Those we interact with on a daily basis, and those women who came before us that have made positive changes in the workplace and our world. Making sure all women and girls have equal opportunity is not only an important issue...
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Letter to the Editor

March 16, 2018
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Help strengthen short-term rental ordinance The following letter was submitted to the City Council and to the Boston Sun for publication Dear Editor: I write on behalf of Stop Child Predators, a nonprofit organization that combats the sexual exploitation of children and represents and protects victims nationwide.
 
Parents, community leaders, and government officials have a...
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Let’s Not Even Think about Spring

March 16, 2018
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Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?    Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...
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Letter to the Editor

March 10, 2018
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THINKING ABOUT THE OLD SOUTH END I found myself recently over at the “new” South End Branch Library on Tremont Street on Feb. 27 to attend the latest The South End Writes/ The Library Invites author series. Oh, by the way, I called the library new because I remember the old one on West Brookline and Shawmut Avenue next to the Bath House....
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You Better Not Cross a Boston Woman… Or Else

March 10, 2018
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Growing up in Boston, I was surrounded by women of courage, strength, fists they weren’t afraid to use, and many times a lot of dirty words shouted out over coffee or cigarettes. These were the women of Boston proper, and they weren’t really to be messed with. I have aunts to this day I...
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Watching the Age of Innovation on a Seated Walker

March 1, 2018
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Every month or so now there’s a five-column Boston Globe headline about some new innovative company landing in the Seaport or some other trendy hot spot in the region. It’s exciting names like Amazon, or Reebok or Bose – all the people who fled the city for the suburbs like Canton or Natick in...
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