Author: staff

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.…

Welcome Back, BPS Students!

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh  Yellow buses, backpacks and excited kids are here: it’s back to school season. We’re lucky to live in Boston, a city with some of the smartest people in the world. I have a message for…

Crime is Down 19 Percent

By John Lynds We have reached the halfway point in the year and Mission Hill/Roxbury has experienced a decrease in Part One Crime so far in 2019 according to statistics released by the Boston Police Department earlier this month. According…