Tag Archives: Carmen Ortiz

Herald’s Carr Puts Ex-Chelsea Housing Thief – Er, Chief – In Jail

Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr really wants to see former Chelsea Housing Director Michael E. McLaughlin thrown in the sneezer. From todays piece of work: Pension pitch; drop the Mike! Memo to the Chelsea Retirement Board: Don’t even think about it. … Continue reading

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A Chelsea Morning In The Local Dailies

Two very – wait for it – different takes on former Chelsea Housing Authority honcho Michael McLaughlin in this morning’s Boston papers. The Globe puts the story in the power position: Page One, upper right . . .   Read the rest … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Times Co. Town (Aaron Swartz Edition)

The tangled tale of Aaron Swartz, the computer genius/hacker who hanged himself earlier this month in the midst of an aggressive prosecution for computer and wire fraud by local U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, got a bit more tangled yesterday. From Monday’s … Continue reading

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Jury’s Out On Carmen Ortiz

Not-quite-matching her & her columns in the local papers on the topic of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and her (over?)zealous prosecution of Aaron Swartz. Start with Margery Eagan’s column in the Boston Herald: Outrage over zealous feds Statement too little, too late … Continue reading

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WGBH = Whacked Good By Herald

From our While We Were Out desk While the hardreading staff was down the Big Town, the Boston Herald gave WGHB a real thrashing last Friday, featuring this Jessica Heslam column on Page Two: High-living WGBH owes $300G Public TV behemoth WGBH … Continue reading

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Globe Magazine Picks Carmen Ortiz As Bostonian Of The Year

From the Boston Globe press release: Boston, MA, Dec. 30, 2011 – The Boston Globe Magazine announced today that it has selected US Attorney Carmen Ortiz as “Bostonian of the Year” for 2011.  She will be featured in a special … Continue reading

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