City Council President Mike Ross had a hard time making up his mind when he spoke with the Boston University community at the George Sherman Union on Monday night. As a BU alumnus and resident of the Mission Hill neighborhood, which is highly populated by students, Ross should know what it means to be a college student in this city.
I skipped fall last year ‘- I was abroad, and New England autumn doesn’t happen on the subcontinent ‘- and then all of Boston skipped out on this summer. So when it began to snow Sunday, I had a few reservations.
The news media bombarded Americans this past weekend with coverage of the so-called ‘Balloon Boy,’ six-year-old Colorado resident Falcon Heene who was said to have lifted off in his father’s helium balloon Thursday.
The introduction of a bill to legalize the sale of cannabis in Massachusetts sparks debates about the effect this type of legislation would have on existing users and nonusers alike.
As Mayor Thomas Menino fights to secure a fifth term in office, his opposing candidate City Councilor-At-Large Michael Flaherty crusades with a campaign promise of instituting mayoral term limits during his first 100 days in office.