Category: Opinion

Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

This Tuesday, Nov. 5, is election day in cities and some towns across the state for local offices, including mayoral and council contests. Not too long ago, local elections in Massachusetts routinely drew voter turnouts of 80-90 percent, almost equivalent…

Letters

Why I support Kenzie Bok for District 8 Councilor Dear Editor,  I am reaching out to you today regarding the District 8 City Council election, which is fast approaching. As you know, I was a candidate during this election season…

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…