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Dorchester Organization Teaches Children the Importance of Recycling

Dorchester Organization Teaches Children the Importance of Recycling

It’s no secret that teachers frequently fall victim to long hours and low pay. As education positions and elective courses like music and art continue to be slashed from the budget every day, many of the teachers who have managed to keep their jobs are forced to pay out of pocket for school supplies to furnish […]

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State Senate Gives Governor Power to Name Interim Senator

Filed in Featured, Headline, Politics by on September 23, 2009 0 Comments
State Senate Gives Governor Power to Name Interim Senator

What I wouldn’t give for a good, nonsensical gerrymander right now. The past month’s debate over how to fill the Senate seat vacated by the late Edward Kennedy has proven a perfect example of legal circumvention through political might, and I’m suddenly in the mood for some old fashioned, partisan politics. Yesterday, the Democratic controlled […]

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Menino to Face Flaherty in November General Election

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News, Politics by on September 22, 2009 0 Comments
Menino to Face Flaherty in November General Election

It looks more and more like Mayor Thomas Menino is on his way to an unprecedented fifth term in office. With every precinct reporting, Menino placed first amid the four candidate field with 51 percent of the vote in his favor. His closest challenger, and the man he will now face in November’s general election, […]

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Getting to know Michelle Lewis

Getting to know Michelle Lewis

Michelle Lewis is a local singer / songwriter… Watch her interview with Gabby Gabriel.

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Governor Dukakis recognizes Massachusetts as an example: Universal Health Care

Governor Dukakis recognizes Massachusetts as an example: Universal Health Care

Listen as the former Governor explains how Massachusetts is an example of what the national universal health care plan should be.

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Two Days, Three Wins: Red Sox Sweep the Rays

Filed in Headline, Sports by on September 13, 2009 0 Comments
Two Days, Three Wins: Red Sox Sweep the Rays

In the past twenty-four hours, the Red Sox have won three games while increasing their AL wild card lead to a comfortable four games. The Rays have been nothing but a nuisance the past season and a half, the perpetual thorn in the side of the Red Sox (think last year’s ALCS.) Yet, with a […]

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Yalking with Yoon: Boston Bloggers Talk with Sam Yoon

Filed in Featured, Headline, Politics by on September 9, 2009 5 Comments
Yalking with Yoon: Boston Bloggers Talk with Sam Yoon

Yesterday I sat down with Adam Gaffin of Universal Hub, Rick Sawyer and Kerry Skemp of Bostonist, and Mike Ball of Marry in Massachusetts to talk Boston politics with Sam Yoon, a Boston City Councillor and candidate for the Mayor’s Office. The event, touted as Beers with Bloggers, was held at Flash’s Cocktails on Stuart […]

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Schilling Throws a Curve: Former Sox Pitcher Mulls Senate Bid

Filed in Featured, Headline, Politics by on September 6, 2009 1 Comment
Schilling Throws a Curve: Former Sox Pitcher Mulls Senate Bid

Rumors are flying like fastballs now: Curt Schilling may toss his cap into what could be a crowded race for the Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy. Almost immediately after the announcement of Kennedy’s death, speculation abounded—the New York Times even ran a front page article alongside Kennedy’s obituary pondering possible contenders. Schilling […]

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Common Moving Mishaps

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News by on September 1, 2009 3 Comments
Common Moving Mishaps

Riding back up Comm. Ave. from work today was one of the more refreshing bike rides I’ve had in a while. As I zipped along on the shoulder, pedaling lightly, nonchalantly, I began to grin, in part because it was a beautiful day, but more so because I was not one of the hundreds of […]

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Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

Filed in Headline, Local Events, Local News, Politics by on August 26, 2009 1 Comment
Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

7:40AM – After waking up only a half hour earlier, I received a text message (in true contemporary fashion) reading, “Did you hear about Ted Kennedy?” I promptly turned on the computer and TV in order to find out what happened. Although I knew once I read the message that Ted Kennedy had died, these […]

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