Editorials

The Famous Three-Fingered Carpenter

April 6, 2018
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Over the years, I’ve made a lot of friends in the trades and in the construction industry as well. One of my favorite friends is a very successful, Vietnamese general contractor who caught my interest when he was just learning how to use a nail gun. Having moved here from Texas when he was...
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Celebrating One Boston Day Through Kindness and Service

April 6, 2018
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For over 120 years, the Boston Marathon has represented our city at its finest. Every year, thousands of runners lace up their shoes and begin the long trek towards Boylston Street. People come from all across the city to cheer on friends, family, and complete strangers. On Marathon Monday, we come together in a...
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Letter to the Editor

April 6, 2018
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(The following letter was posted by Chef Andy Husbands on his website in late February) Goodbye, Good friends, thank you Dear Editor: Later this spring Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel will be closing our doors. I couldn’t be prouder of all we have accomplished. It was not an easy decision, but it is the...
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Martin Luther King Made Us All Better People

April 6, 2018
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This week — April 4 to be precise — marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King as he stood on a balcony of a Memphis motel room. Dr. King had come to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, the majority of whom were black and underpaid. Dr. King is...
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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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