Category: Editorials

Plane Refueling Spill Fine

A large fine leveled upon a plane refueling company at Logan Airport has given rise to the belief that the fine is connected with the death of the Wood Island clam flats following a spill at the airport in 2010.…

Easter Sunday

Easter is upon us. Let us all take a moment to give thanks for everything we have and for the holiday, which commemorates one of the greatest events in the history of mankind. Jesus gave his life on the hill…

The Mayor’s Charity

Mayor Thomas Menino has named everyone who has given to the mayor’s city charity. Everyone included in that long and generous list of donors should wear their names being on that list as a medal of honor – for it…

Interest Rates

There is one advantage to the low interest rates even in an economic environment where there appears to be no upside to real estate investments. That is, with interest rates so unbelievably low, investment in real estate causes our interest…

What’s Holding Eastie Back?

It has been about three months since Mayor Menino announced that he was creating a development scenario for East Boston’s waterfront that would reincarnate the waterfront. The East Boston waterfront was to go from something largely underutilized to something booming…