After I’d commiserated with all kinds of student advocates and parents about the sham of a search process, in which the public was presented with three finalists out of nearly 40 applicants, I was simply shocked to see the somewhat positive reactions of so many factions and organizations following the school board’s decision.
“Insufficient and ineffective utilization of the fund may risk the Charitable Trust not meeting its mission and objectives to assist City of Boston residents in need."
While they’re in Washington, they ought to give members of both national parties a lesson on public relations, because this bipartisan buddy bit they’re milking in Boston has everyone from lawmakers to dealmakers applauding while everyone else either smiles and nods or pays no attention at all.
Hundreds of Roxbury residents speak out against displacement at landmark hearing
The burden of proof is on luxury developers and the city to explain how the luxury building bonanza will benefit ordinary residents and neighborhoods
That’s what’s happening with all three agencies in this case, with each one putting their own unique spin on how to circumvent the rules.
Boston’s most infamous homeless shelter was established only a few years later, in 1915, under Mayor James Michael Curley, who was as well known for his corruption as he was for being a friend, however superficially, to the downtrodden.
What’s less known is that here in Massachusetts, our feeble public records law is helping to bolster these efforts by obscuring the process through which local officials share information with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Only a massive protest movement can stop government giveaways to megacorps
Boston politics—in both its state and local variants—seems to consist largely of backroom deals between government officials and major corporations punctuated by rituals of representative democracy that are increasingly put on just for show. Perhaps ...
Here’s what Walsh said in an October 2017 WGBH debate against then-City Councilor and challenger Jackson...