Editorials

Letters to the Editor

February 4, 2016
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Ward Six Councilor McLaughlin celebrates the agreement between Wynn Resorts and the City of Boston  As the City Councilor of the local area for Wynn Everett, it is a true honor that we as a community can celebrate the agreement between Wynn Resorts and the City of Boston.  Since 2012, I have led the...

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Sal is the Man

February 4, 2016
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When Councilor Sal LaMattina was named vice chair of the Boston City Council Ways and Means Committee last month, little did we realize then that just maybe his appointment came in the nick of time for Charlestown. The waste transfer station needs to bring some zoning changes before the City Council.  However, these requests...

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The Wynn and City of Boston Deal

February 4, 2016
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The announcement last Thursday that Wynn Resorts and Mayor Walsh have reached a deal on mitigation should come as no surprise.  Since the Boston lawsuits were dismissed last November, the legal options available to Mayor Walsh were dwindling. We congratulate Mayor Walsh for recognizing this reality and negotiating in getting some added benefits for...

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The MS-13 Raids

February 4, 2016
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The raids that took place last early Friday morning that resulted in 56 indictments certainly should stop for the time being the crime and murders in the neighboring communities of Chelsea, East Boston and Everett that we have witnessed over the last several months.  However, these arrests removed only about one-third of the known...

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Deleo Forms Commission on Daily Sports Fantasy

February 4, 2016
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Anyone who has watched Channel Five’s “On the Record” Sunday morning show knows that Speaker of the House has a tremendous knowledge of Boston sports — as he often has demonstrated on the “Pop Quiz” portion of the show. So when the daily sports fantasy industry exploded this year, Bob had been following its...

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A Timely Motion

January 28, 2016
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One can seldom pick up a newspaper or listen to the radio or television news without hearing about the opioid crisis that is afflicting so many people in so many communities. Wealthier communities than Everett are struggling with this problem. That is why no one should consider the opioid crisis as peculiar only to...

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The Weather

January 22, 2016
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Maybe we are getting old or maybe we were just spoiled. But the last few days have brought us back to reality that winter has come with a vengenance. Walking on the streets with the wind and patches of ice has just been brutal. One might think that it is hard to believe that...

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One Giant Step Forward

January 22, 2016
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The fact that Wynn Resorts has named Boston based Suffolk Construction as the builder of its project is a giant step toward the realization of the casino finally coming to fruition. With all the legal challenges and rumors floating around since Wynn was awarded the sole casino license, one had to wonder if Wynn...

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Letters to the Editor

January 20, 2016
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I welcomes another busy legislative year, reflects on 2015  Dear Editor, The New Year is always full of promise, providing a fresh start and great expectations. However, it is also a time to reflect upon all that has been accomplished in the previous year and what still remains to be done. Last year, the...

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Keeping a Community Healthy

January 20, 2016
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By Mayor Carlo DeMaria Throughout my life I have never felt better than when I committed myself to eating a balanced diet. It is truly amazing how much better you feel when you know you are building a better body through proper diet and exercise. That is why I am very excited about the...

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