Tag: opinion

  • Don’t Lose The Message

    In our first issue back, I wanted to thank folks for supporting us during quarantine because of COVID-19, but because of recent events I find myself angry as many people do and need to address it.  You’d have to be in a coma to not know what I’m talking about: the murders of Breonna Taylor […]

  • Parting Ways at the Crossroads

    Parting Ways at the Crossroads

    There has been a sadness around me lately. As many of you know, we lost a family member, our long time vendor Fred Boykin. And as I sit here writing this column I’m thinking of his positive spirit despite all the obstacles in his way. I wish I could be more like he was, now […]

  • Boston Housing Authority employee slights the city in letter to residents

    Boston Housing Authority employee slights the city in letter to residents

    Recently, someone mentioned that perhaps the Boston Housing Authority needs a consumer advocacy group made up of tenants and other partner agencies. This group could advise  BHA on problems such as it’s ponderous orientation program and interview process. But after a recent and undoubtedly colossal mistake by the agency, maybe it’s time to just start […]