Category: Opinion

Green New Deal Is a Good Deal

The growing movement for the federal government to take the lead in effecting policies that will negate the effects of both economic inequality and climate change has been incorporated into what is being referred to as the Green New Deal.…

Letters

Too much road salt Dear Editor: Could you please make a big deal about the excessive use of salt on the roads?  Are they trying to fix a budget gap? Kill everything in the pond and all bodies of water…

Letter to the Editor

Thank YOU Dear Editor: Monumental Cupcakes has closed. Jamaica Plain has lost a lot more than a great bakery, caterer and coffee shop.  Monumental Cupcakes and Art Market, its predecessor, were owner Patti Hudson’s babies, real Jamaica Plain, community-focused institutions. …

Immigrants Are Our Future

It is an undeniable fact of history that all Americans other than Native Americans are descendants of immigrants. It also is undeniably true that immigrants have not always been welcome with open arms, starting most conspicuously with the Know-Nothing Party…

Letters:

Ward 19 Democratic Committee hosting series The Boston Ward 19 Democratic Committee is hosting a series of public presentations by local non-profit leaders on current community issues. These presentations will be held as part of our monthly Ward 19 Committee…

Op-ed: JP Progressives 2018 Year in Review

By the JP Progressives Steering Committee Jamaica Plain was at the epicenter of local political activism this past year. It started with ballot and legislative initiatives and culminated with historic election victories. State Legislation: Our voices and our clipboards joined…

Letters:

Thank someone who has quit smoking This holiday season, I’d like to remind readers to thank a co-worker, friend or family member who has quit smoking, vaping, or using other nicotine delivery products. Many users say quitting is the hardest…