Category: Opinion

Letters:

Where do Boston’s most engaged voters live? In a short corridor connected by Centre Street running through parts of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury populated by homeowners. Citywide turnout in the 2018 election was 53.77%, led by six leafy…

Op-ed: The importance of arts

October 24 was United Nations Day, which as always celebrated unity and diversity. As the lights went down in the General Assembly in New York, The Refugee Orchestra Project took to the stage and gave a performance that was broadcast live all…

Letters:

We need safer streets, part II We were pleased by the positive response to our recent letter (“We Need Safer Streets,” September 28). For example, we learned that speed humps are installed through the “Neighborhood Slow Streets program,” which will…

Op-eds:

How we are addressing climate change in Boston By Mayor Martin Walsh This year is shaping up to be one of the strongest years in Boston’s history. We’ve continued to add 20,000 new jobs each year, and we’ve brought unemployment…

Letters:

35 Pond Circle We have been residents of Jamaica Plain for almost 30 years and have had the pleasure of residing across the street from a beautiful remnant of JP’s era of opulent country estates.  The lot at 35 Pond…

Op-eds

Yes on Three By Rev. Courtney Jones Psalm 139 proclaims, “We are fearfully and wonderfully made.” I believe that all of us are wonderfully made in our diversity. Every person has been made in God’s image — and everyone who lives…

Letters:

Kavanaugh hearings Many across the country view the Supreme Court Justice Confirmation hearings as the latest revelation related to the #MeToo movement. While it is certainly that, there is a sub-narrative playing out as a painful reminder of the entitlement…