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Tag Archives: Tom Menino
From our Walt Whitman desk What will the Boston Herald do when Tom Menino vacates the corner office at City Hall? Probably a lot more of this: Inside, Menino sort of answers the question . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to … Continue reading
From our Late to the Party desk: This was actually written three days ago, but we misplaced it. Well the hardworking staff trundled down to the Ford Hall Forum last [Thursday] for The Menino Legacy: Down to the Wire and, … Continue reading
That’s right – debates with an s. Monday night there were two Boston mayoral shindigs: The Create the Vote forum at the Paramount Theater, and the NECN/Boston Herald/Suffolk throwdown at the (almost) next-door Modern Theatre. The hardsitting staff endured almost … Continue reading
Several weeks ago the hardtalking staff did a segment on WBUR’s Radio Boston about the TV spots in the 1993 Boston mayoral race. That segment came about because we’ve still got a dozen VHS tapes of the ’93 ads, having … Continue reading
Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung filed a piece on Friday that sang the praises of Boston Mayor Tom Menino as Mr. Summer Jobs. Nut graf: Most major American cities abandoned their summer jobs programs after the federal funds that fueled … Continue reading
This is what the Boston Herald lives for. Our feisty local tabloid devotes nearly four full pages to the casino-industrial complex today . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.
The Boston Herald and the Boston Globe do casino-half-full/casino-half-empty in today’s editions. The Globe: The story itself gives a more detailed set of numbers . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.
From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk Coincidentally (or not) both local dailies have salary surveys of the Boston mayoral candidates today, with – wait for it – mostly different numbers. Start with the Boston Herald: BIG BUCKS … Continue reading
The hardshopping staff knows one job Boston Mayor Tom Menino won’t be considering when he leaves office next year: Walmart greeter. Hizzoner has been Lord Waldemort, blocking Walmart’s entry into Boston at every turn. So Walmart has apparently decided to … Continue reading