Category: Opinion

Op-ed: Investing in Our next Generation

Mayor Martin J. Walsh In 2015, we launched BuildBPS, a 10-year educational and facilities master plan that reflects a $1 billion commitment to our students. This plan is a promise to our young people that their schools will be equipped…

Letter

The Hill and Me Dear Editor For over forty-five years I’ve been climbing Mission Hill streets, making the daily ascent up Calumet to my home on Sachem.  I even jogged up the Hill and around the neighborhood for the Mission…

Bring on the Spring

Yes, we know that the calendar told us that spring officially began with the vernal equinox on March 20. And yes, the crocuses have been in full bloom, bringing a welcome burst of color to the otherwise-dreary New England landscape…

Op-ed Celebrating One Boston Day

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every year on the third Monday in April, tens of thousands of athletes gather in Hopkinton, and begin the 26.2-mile journey to Boylston Street in Boston. All along the Marathon route, spectators cheer on their…

Local Aid for Climate Change

By Jack Clarke There are three proposals before Beacon Hill lawmakers that could help pay for how we cope with the impacts of climate change – all should be considered. Climate change is the existential threat of our lifetime. It…