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Recycling My 17-Year-Old Boston Globe Piece On . . . Recycling

Back in 1991, when curbside recycling was still in its infancy, I wrote a Boston Globe Magazine piece with the headline, “I’m Recycling As Fast As I Can (Label Removed).” It wound up with this headline instead. And etc. Seventeen … Continue reading

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Irish Times Sentences Kevin Cullen to . . . One Correction

Back in April when the whole Kevin Cullen rumpus began, the headscratching staff wondered if the Irish Times would scrutinize its Cullen column that ran in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, a piece that featured unverified details different from … Continue reading

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Skunk at the Prouty Garden Party: Lawsuit Coming Up

Jim McManus of Slowey/McManus Communications sent out this press release 10 minutes ago: MEDIA ADVISORY Ten Taxpayer Group Announces Lawsuit Against Boston Children’s Hospital, DPH For Immediate Release April 14, 2016 Contact: Jim McManus 617-523-0038; Jim@sloweymcmanus.com WHAT: A Ten Taxpayer … Continue reading

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The Latest on the Slow-Motion Death of Prouty Garden

When last we left the saga of The Inexorable Demolition of Prouty Garden by Boston Children’s Hospital, the beloved green oasis was in limbo, with the hospital planning “to cut down the [garden’s redwood] tree and pull out the garden … Continue reading

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You Can Kiss the Prouty Garden Goodbye

Our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town were apparently premature in posting a reader’s comment that Boston Children’s Hospital was already in the process of demolishing the Prouty Garden, which the medical facility wants to replace with a billion-dollar expansion. Premature, … Continue reading

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Should Massachusetts Change Time Zones?

From Florida to Alaska, the time might be up for daylight-saving time. Via Arian Campo-Flores’s Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition piece yesterday : Daylight-Saving Time Gets Old Fed up with the annual routine of moving clocks ahead in spring and back in fall, a … Continue reading

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The Atlantic Says Bay State (Hearts) Charlie Baker

Snow kidding: The current issue of The Atlantic features this piece by Molly Ball. The Bluest Republican Why staunchly Democratic Massachusetts loves its new GOP governor “Mark Wahlberg is asking me for a pardon?,” Charlie Baker said as he folded … Continue reading

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Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Guitar-Gently-Weeping Prince Edition)

Hard on the heels of the hardtracking staff’s post about the classic guitar duet between George Harrison and Eric Clapton comes this performance of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” –  featuring Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne, and Dhani Harrison (the … Continue reading

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WBUR Dope Slaps WGBH

As the hardworking staff drove through Allston yesterday, we noticed this billboard over the Mass Pike (sorry, no picture – I was driving, yeah?). No Rant. No Slant. WBUR 90.9 FM Boston’s NPR News Station You know that’s not aimed … Continue reading

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The Great Liberal ‘Overturn Citizens United’ Scam

Admittedly, the hardworking staff attended the Jerry Orbach School of Law (& Order) for only 12 years, but all this hubbub from the left about reversing Citizens United (the 2010 Supreme Court decision that allows unlimited expenditures by corporations, unions, and individuals … Continue reading

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