Category: Opinion

Op-Ed: MBTA cuts impact on commuters

By the Public Transit Public Good Riders, Workers and Communities United for Transit Justice On December 2, 2020 we conducted a series IVR surveys of residents in communities served by the MBTA during afternoon and evening hours. 467 individual respondents…

Op-Ed: When does Christmas begin?

Dr. Glenn Mollette Christmas has different beginning times for most everyone. For some it’s when you put up the Christmas tree and decorations. For others it’s when you wrap some presents and put them under the tree.  While for others…

Hill Happenings

God bless our veterans.  At this writing, members of the Mission Hill Post 327 were planning a gathering at Brigham Circle on Veterans Day to honor our veterans. The holiday was originally called Armistice Day when an Armistice was reached…

Remembering our veterans

It was 102 years ago on November 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the “11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month.” Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the…

Editorial 10-01-2020

Trump’s taxes: Shocking, but not surprising The recent disclosure by the New York Times of President Donald Trump’s personal tax returns for nearly a 20-year period, up to and including his 2017 return (which Trump would have filed in April,…

Enjoy a Safe Labor Day Weekend

“Time and tide wait for no man,” wrote the poet. The summer of 2020 is entering its final week as we approach the traditional Labor Day weekend and once again the summer season has flown by much faster than any…

A Summer of Chaos and Tragedy

As America approached the Memorial Day weekend of 2020, the death toll from COVID-19 in the United States stood at just under 100,000 of our fellow Americans. But now, three months later, that number soon will have doubled, as our…