Author: Times Staff

Daffodil Bulbs Set to be Distributed

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will distribute over 20,000 daffodil bulbs for planting on public ways citywide.  The effort is part of the “Boston Blooms with Daffodils” beautification initiative.  The plantings will…

Police Briefs 09-04-2019

Monday, August 19 No Arrests Tuesday, August 20 Around 6:30 PM in the area of Maverick St. & London St., a 19 year old  Male with a Roxbury, MA address was arrested for Operating M/V Without a License Wednesday, August…

The Real American Carnage

Whenever a mass shooting occurs — which is to say, fairly regularly somewhere  in America these days — investigators scour for clues as to the “motive” of the gunman. Often, as was the case in El Paso two weeks ago,…

When Will It Be Our Turn?

Hurricane Dorian, the fifth Category 5 hurricane to hit the U.S. in the past four years, has captivated many of us for the past week as we watched the latest forecasts to see where it would strike the American mainland.…

Letter to the Editor

Mr. Mayor, Now is the Time to Develop a New Strategy Dear Editor: Before things get totally out of control, it’s time to adopt a new strategy, maybe a new philosophy. The Boston Common is probably the most important part…

Jets Open Season on Friday

Practice began on Friday, August 16 at Sartori Stadium and continued all last week as the East Boston High School football team gets ready for the new season.  John Parziale begins his tenth season with a record of 52-43.  Last…

Residents in Jimmy Fund Walk

Three residents from East Boston will walk one of the four designated distances along the historic Boston Marathon® course this September in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, which raises the most money of any single day…