Category: Editorials

The Patriots

Great season, disastrous ending The utter and complete collapse of the Patriots at Foxboro against the Jets last Sunday was an enormous disappointment to all of us who depend on the Patriots on Sunday for something to look forward to.…

Tragedy in Tucson

Shooter deserves no mercy The shooting of 19 innocents, and the deaths of six more in Tucson, including a nine year-old and a Federal judge, by a lunatic who appeared to know exactly what he was doing, has shaken much…

Crystal Ball

The coming decade will bring more change During the next nine years, this neighborhood is going to change dramatically, again. Throughout the decades of this neighborhood’s modern era, it has been the example of change. The greatest changes over the…

Glad to See it Go

Demolition of the East Boston Immigration Building was long overdue The demolition of the decrepit East Boston Immigration Station has been a long time coming. It was decrepit when it was being used to process immigrants arriving in East Boston.…

Christmas 2010

Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if…

CLOSING SCHOOLS

Superintendent Johnson is making a tough — but inevitable — decision Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Johnson is doing the right thing by suggesting to close or to combine at least 18 public schools in the Boston Public School system.…