Maritime Industry Important To Boston’s Economy

Marketing brochures, real estate analysts, urban planners and developers are relentlessly touting to bankers and investors that Boston, its waterfront and in particular the greater South Boston neighborhood is the place to invest their money. Just last week, the Boston Globe spotlighted the use of the government’s EB-5 visa program, which grants a green card […]

City Point Residents Are Not Happy

When the zoning changes in South Boston were vetted and codified in December 2016 by the City of Boston through a series of public meetings led by Mark McGonagle, community liaison for the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), the expectation was that “variance applications and public meetings would be a thing of the past” […]

Easter a Season of Hope

Ray Flynn While in Providence, on Saturday, I was talking to a group of residents about the hey day of that city’s political history. I told them the story of how many Providence College students walked from the Catholic college to the downtown to hear U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy speak the day before he […]

CLERK OF COURTS MICHAEL J. DONOVAN BACKS ED FLYNN FOR CITY COUNCIL

Suffolk Superior Court Clerk for Civil Business Michael J. Donovan, a lifelong South Boston resident, is the latest elected official to throw his support behind Ed Flynn’s bid to be the next City Councilor for District 2. “Ed is a hard worker and really understands the issues that impact quality of life in the community.  […]

Make It Your Moment: One Boston Day

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh   The Boston Marathon showcases the best of Boston. People from all backgrounds and all neighborhoods line the streets and celebrate one another and our city. Runners are cheered on by complete strangers, because everyone is in it together. And even when the finish line is nowhere in sight, we […]

The New ‘Our Lady of Good Voyage Chapel’ to Open this Month

  With Easter fast approaching; Easter being the Holiest time on the Christian calendar, good news for the Boston area faithful comes along with it. It does the hearts of many good to know that the new Our Lady of Good Voyage Chapel is scheduled to be opened this month.  If all goes as planned, […]

COLLINS VOTES TO SECURE FUNDS FOR BOSTON

State Representative Nick Collins recently voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass legislation that authorizes $200 million for Chapter 90 funding to help Boston and other municipalities complete road, bridge, and infrastructure improvement projects. As part of an annual reimbursement program, these dollars help mitigate the costs of repairs for cities […]

Bostonians Are Always There In Time Of Need.

From Fallen Heroes to Special Needs Kids, Bostonians of all stripes are always there in time of need. This is nothing new. This is what makes its people special. But if you watch the national media, or listen to so called academic experts, you’ll repeatedly hear it said, “That the American people are divided, nobody cares […]

Lynch Calls for Bipartisan Oversight Investigation on Russia

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), the Ranking Member of the National Security subcommittee, sent a letter to Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz calling for the committee to reassert its jurisdiction and begin a bipartisan investigation to examine reports that Russia engaged in cyberespionage to interfere with the 2016 United States presidential election. […]

Brian Wallace Lands Major Book Contract

Steve Ross is a remarkable man. His entire family was killed by the Nazi’s in 1939 when they invaded Lodz, Poland. Steve was eight years old. He managed to escape to the woods where he hid from the Nazi patrols twice a day for six months in the harsh winter months. He survived on berries, […]