Category: Opinion

Take a Forest Bath

When we saw a headline about a “forest bath” in an on-line publication the other day, we initially took its meaning literally. But the article was not about physically bathing in the woods. Rather, it pointed out that there have…

Sundays Aren’t Fun Anymore

Some years back, amid the Patriots’ long string of success, we wrote that New England fans should enjoy the ride, because it inevitably would come to an end. We’ve been Pats’ fans since the 1960s, so unlike younger fans, we’ve…

Boston Vulnerable to Sea-Level Rise

Dear Editor, Hurricane’s Ida’s devastating impacts on Florida’s seacoast communities provide a stark warning to Boston which is similarly vulnerable to the combined impacts of storm surges and sea level rise which is universally predicted as inevitable. Sea level rise…

Op-Ed: The Call of Our Common Humanity

By Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley Immigration policies and practices stand as an abiding moral, legal and political challenge to our Commonwealth and our country. We have delayed far too long in developing an effective response to immigrants, migrants, and refugees…

Hill Happenings

Runners, young and old, will participate in the annual, crowd-pleasing Mission Hill Road Race on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 9 a.m., beginning and ending at Kevin Fitzgerald Park.  The M.H. Road Race was the brainchild of “Big Jim” Moynihan. Back…

Letters to the Editor

A successful Mission Hill Arts Festival To the Editor, What a wonderful tapestry we created together at this year’s Mission Hill Arts Festival!  Artists, audiences, co-host, collaborators, sponsors, volunteers, and the welcoming Mission Hill community, we were all able to…