Month: March 2019

Tragedy, Sadness in New Zealand

New Zealand is a beautiful country that seems far removed, both literally and figuratively, from the problems facing the rest of our troubled planet. However, the tragic shootings at two mosques in New Zealand this past Friday have demonstrated that…

Another Sign of Climate Change

“Historically catastrophic” flooding is the description of what has been happening across our nation’s Midwestern Plains states this past week, thanks to a combination of heavy snows and unseasonably cold weather followed by unusually heavy rains. When most of us…

Police Briefs 03-20-2019

District 7 Police Report Monday, February 4, 2019 Around 10:20 a.m., in the area of 37 Meridian St., a 27 year old male with a Dorchester, MA address was arrested for Trafficking; Class A, Drugs 200 grams or more, Possession…

Obituaries 03-20-2019

John Bradley Special Officer at Boston City Hall John E. Bradley of Boston passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17. A Special Officer at Boston City Hall. John was an avid deep sea fisherman who loved going to the racetrack…

Mary Ellen Welch, Dies at Age 77

An East Boston legend “Neighbors from around the city should know about the diversity of East Boston. This diversity makes East Boston a wonderful place. People should know that in East Boston, we are proud of our history, our location,…

125 Sumner St. Project Underway

The Clippership Apartments, a 20-unit, income-restricted complex owned by the Boston Housing Authority, could have had  an overhaul 20 years ago when Maverick Gardens was being rehabbed under a federal Hope VI grant. However, residents  opted not to be part…