Category: Opinion

Letters

Understanding improved medicare for all Dear Editor: Our current health care system of over 1500 private insurers is a complicated and  fragmented approach to health care with much administrative waste.  As a result, 31% of every healthcare dollar goes to…

Letters

Sad State of Affairs Dear Editor: Recently, I was riding (on my bike) through the area Mayor Walsh once called Recovery Road, but is now better known as Methadone Mile.  I was on my way to a 7 p.m. meeting…

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…

Letters Walk for Peace on Mother’s Day

Peace.  Salaam.  Shalom.  On Thursday, April 4 at the First Baptist Church, the Jamaica Plain Interfaith Clergy Group in partnership with the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute held an enthusiastic Rally for Peace with singing and powerful speakers.  Together we…

Think Before You Buy Bunnies

Dear Editor, There’s no doubt that cute fluffy bunnies are very appealing! With many pet shops full of baby bunnies, it is easy to succumb to temptation and buy a bunny without thinking of the long term consequences – or…