Category: Opinion

Our National Disgrace at the Border

Hundreds of migrant children have been transferred out of a filthy Border Patrol station in Texas where they had been detained for weeks without access to soap, clean clothes or adequate food, the authorities confirmed on Monday,  — The New…

Op-Ed : Criminal Justice Reform

By Nika Elugardo, State Rep. for the 15th Suffolk District In our district, many agree that structural inequities abound in our public institutions. One stark example: the criminal justice system. The belief that we must not only expose, but also…

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…