Don Rodman died last week at age 88. His close friends and family knew it was coming and were bracing for the bad news. His final moments came last Tuesday afternoon. And in the immediate aftermath, members of the board of directors of the Boys and... Read more
The scene on July 27 at 510 Gallivan Blvd. Ed Forry photo
Efforts to bring three popular Adams Corner... Read more
BALLYCONNEELY, Co. Galway, Ireland— “Bomb delivers deadly wake-up call on Brexit” was the lead headline on Tuesday in the Irish Independent.
It takes some effort to knock the All-Ireland hurling finals off the front pages of newspapers... Read more
A new report published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston offers new insights into how racial discrimination and other barriers continue to make life more difficult for families with rental assistance vouchers who are trying to find housing in... Read more
From the get-go it has been an unwieldly experiment, this union of ours. Conceived amid grievances shared, forged in protracted battle against foreign lords and their mercenaries, it was launched as a practical necessity for the survival of a fragile,... Read more
I watched a wonderful video on Facebook that showed our friend Kieran Jordan dancing in full form at last month’s 25th annual Catskills Irish Festival. I was really pleased to see it and felt very encouraged to see how she had responded to her illness... Read more
Over the years, the Reporter has been quite fortunate in attracting a bumper crop of talented young journalists to work with us to tell the stories of Boston’s largest neighborhood. This week, in a bittersweet turn, we say fare-thee-well to one of the... Read more
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted to condemn the racist statements of the person whom Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley refers to as “the current occupant of the White House.” The reprimand was a good start. But the fact that only four... Read more
The summer season is in full swing and there’s no shortage of outdoor fun in our own backyard. Whether its live music or hitting the water, there’s lots of fun and free activities to plan for.
The Boston Parks and Recreation Dept. and Mayor... Read more
Massachusetts Sen. Edward W. Brooke, foreground, faced members of ROAR (... Read more
If there is any upside to our summer of discontent on the Red Line, perhaps it could be this: Some long-suffering MBTA customers are beating a path to the Fairmount Line. While the commuter rail line offers less frequent departures— there’s an average... Read more
Gov. Charlie Baker and his team are taking heat this week from normally friendly quarters over a familiar, but suddenly more urgent problem: the MBTA. Last Tuesday’s derailment at JFK-UMass station underscored the fragile nature of our region’s transit... Read more
The ribbon cutting scene outside the Treadmark building last Friday, June 7. Bill Forry... Read more
Today— June 6— is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the massive offensive by Allied forces in WWII to liberate France and, ultimately, all of Europe, from Nazi occupation and oppression.
The beaches and hedgerows of Normandy can seem, at times,... Read more