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October 23, 2003

Scituate Mariner: Locals play part in acclaimed film 'Mystic River'

North Adams Transcript: - Casinos part of jobs plan

Lowell Sun: Travaglini takes his medicine

October 22, 2003

South Bend (IN)Tribune: He rooted for Ruth when he was in Boston red

October 21, 2003

Globe: When failure is not an option

Herald: Tribes top gambling odds: Little enthusiasm, even less for tracks

Associated Press: Plans for slot machines at Mass. tracks questioned

October 20. 2003

Taunton Gazette: Fate of slot machines undecided

Herald: Hub hopes $25M will pave way for DNC cleanup

October 19, 2003

Globe: Some call slot machine bill a giveaway: Senate backers insist tracks need licenses

Globe: Old turf, new home: For some fresh arrivals in town, it's simply a return to the family stomping ground

October 18, 2003

Herald: Ex-union prez gets 34 months

AP 10/19 Former Teamsters head and (Massport board member) sentenced to 34 months for embezzlement:

NY Times: Where Victims of the Clergy Try to Talk It Out
(Registration Req.)

October 15, 2003

Globe: Panel defies Romney on naming of tunnel

Globe: Dems Tip tunnel debate: Bill bucks gov to honor O'Neill

October 4, 2003

Globe: Unsupervised strolls, unscheduled dreaming

October 13, 2003

Globe: (EB High) Jets heading North

Charter school applicants drop by more than half

October 12, 2003

Globe: Family adjusts to English-only law: Classrooms no longer bilingual

Globe: Italian-Americans clearly have arrived

Globe: On the waterfront, a park's shipshape

Herald: Hub puts road fixes in fast lane for DNC

Herald: City needs to clean up ISD

Globe: Allegations of false notes

Lowell Sun: If Suffolk takes big break, little people will be hurt

October 11, 2003

Globe: Enormous job: Developer envisions historic mill in Lawrence, reborn as condos, stores, and offices (mentions East Boston)

Herald: Menino won't can beleaguered ISD boss

AP: Bad goes to worse in FBI informant scandal

October 10, 2003

Herald: Soak the rich plan still a losing tactic

Globe: Police call

Globe Op-ed: Budget cuts put public service in peril

October  9, 2003

AP: Attorney General recommends auto
insurance rates remain the same in 2004

Somerville Journal: Cops: Gang men had loaded gun

Globe: Starring Boston:Neighborhoods that give 'Mystic' its magic

October 7, 2003

AP: Boston woman dies at 113 years old, formerly of East Boston

CBS News: New book on Kennedy roots

October 6, 2003

Globe: Junior Lewis  He brings different groups together to build a better city:

Globe: East Boston pedestrian hit by pickup

Herald: Accident leaves EB pedestrian critical

October 5, 2003

Globe: A quick glance at those in the running: (Boston City) Council field is wide, diverse

Globe: In drug war, dubious treatment heroin arrests up, health funds down

October 4, 2003

Eastside Boxing: 116th N.E. Tournament of Champions Nov. 10-11  

October 3, 2003

Herald: Workers: Track slots are just horse sense:

Gambling Magazine: Horsemen Come Out In Support Of Massachusetts Slots

October 2, 2003

Herald: Track in crisis as lawmaker wraps up agency, casino bill

October 1, 2003

Daily News Tribune: Neighbors shocked by discovery

AP:Big Dig price tag to remain $14.6 billion; rebuts audit finding

Herald: Ex-Hub cabbie's past is checkered

Herald: White proves she's chip off the ol' block

September 30, 2003

KCTV.com: Traffic Congestion Study

Herald: Prosecutor: `Subway savior' was target of T shooting

Lowell Sun: Selectmen eye funds for Westford mill housing

September 29, 2003

Globe:  Two plead innocent in subway shooting that left baby dead

September 28, 2003

Globe: They're cleaning up in this business

Globe: The word: Pier plan better, but it needs shoring; Locals like changes to luxury housing plan, and seek additional safeguards

Globe: Lupo: Fresh support for status quo

September 27, 2003

Globe: Two charged with murder in shooting on subway

Globe: East Boston 18, Madison Park 6, Defense sends Jets soaring

Herald: Beeline to Brookline: Council hopeful White split Hub schools

Herald: `Junior' Cellucci, father of ex-gov, dead at 80

September 26, 2003

Globe: Two charged in Orange Line shooting

Lowell Sun: Westford committee backs off Abbot plan

September 25, 2003

Lexington Minuteman: Travaglini: Massachusetts residents will see tough times  

Herald: Arroyo promises fight to finish despite White's strong showing

Herald: Rich school, poor school: High scores follow money

Globe: Troubled teenager is still missing: Chelmsford teen still missing

September 24, 2003

Globe: Teacher layoffs lead to revival of study periods

Herald: Arroyo upset by White in city race

September 23, 2003

Herald: White, Ezedi seek big showing in preliminary council polling

September 21, 2003

Herald: `Angel' finds hope after saving mom

September 19, 2003

Associated Press: Tommy Rawson, boxer and coach, dead at 94

Globe: For a quality council

Globe: US allowing BHA tenants a choice on location

News Channel Ten: Board Votes To Study Elimination Of Mass. Pike Tolls

Gambling Magazine: Casinos, Slots, Eyed By Returning State Senate

September 18, 2003

Herald: AG called upon to resolve feud between Hub councilors

September 17, 2003

Globe: Ex-cadet charged in alleged coverup

Globe: Not guilty plea issued in fatal stabbing

September 16, 2003

Herald: Fare hike opponents want to see MBTA's figures

September 15, 2003

Globe: DEP vows to protect pier tenants; Plans to monitor East Boston deal

Globe: Casinos, slots, eyed by returning state Senate;

September 14, 2003

Herald: Pal rallies for injured mom

Globe: Police vet will hang his hat in Panama

Globe: State eyes leases to improve ice rinks

Globe: Jeffries Point group watching developers

Globe: Colombians press for protected status: Proposed legislation renews hope for many seeking to stay in US

Globe: Casinos, slots, eyed by returning state Senate

Lowell Sun:Enough's enough; Sen. Panagiotakos rips Bulger plan to add to his pension, which could hit $185,000 annual payout

Daily Racing Form: Suffolk Downs  Fall meet to feature statebred stakes

September 13, 2003

Herald:  Cops: Drunk mows down cancer victim  

Globe: Community hearth going cold: E. Boston grocery is forced to close

Globe: EB 24, Burke 6 -  Ride is smooth for Jets

September 12, 2003

Globe: Albert `Junior' Lombardi, East Boston political operative

Thoroughbred Times: Former Suffolk Downs executive indicted on bribery charges

Kingston Mariner: Pembroke Marine honored with Bronze Star

September 10, 2003

Globe: Senate chief signals he's open to change in pension system; Travaglini says Bulger's bid for funds 'hit nerve'

Globe: Questions surround fatal voyage

Herald: Dead skipper warned to wait out Fabian

AP: Crew of yacht found dead in Atlantic identified

Herald: Official: Hub can't handle bioterror attack

September 9, 2003

Bostonchannel.com: Three Men Die Off Coast In Hurricane: Despite Warnings, The Men Still Sailed Into Fabian's Path

September 7, 2003

Globe: Down Under: The basement, as we once knew it, is finished.

September  5, 2003

Herald: Group rips feds for underfunding schools

West Roxbury Transcript: Council shenanigans attacked

September 3, 2003

New York Times: Around Boston Harbor, a Burst of New Building (reg. required.)

Herald: T chief expects compromise on proposed fare hike

Herald: Menino's union defenders have city tie$

Herald: T chief expects compromise on proposed fare hike

September 2, 2003

Herald: Coast Guard investigates oil spill in Chelsea River

Globe:  School study finds deep racial divide: \Boston, other communities reflect impact of white flight

September 1, 2003

Globe: Gregory Lewis, 52, teacher who advocated
social justice

Herald: White makes hay in Council race

August 31, 2003

Associated Press: Few Paying Mind to Democratic Candidates

Globe: Sergeant eyes convent for community ed center

Globe:  Immigrants' children press education rights at Harvard

Globe: Henry Carfagna, at 84; was Suffolk Downs photographer

Globe:  Real Estate Snapshot: Community snapshot

Globe: A sampling of sales recorded in last two months

August 30, 2003

Hampshire Gazette: State considers ban on flame retardants: Expert at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center worried about PBDEs.

BostonChannel.Com: Summer Prime Time For State House Antics: Plan Approved Without Debate, Roll Call Votes

August 27, 2003

Lincoln Journal: Lawmakers pass two controversial
spending measures in six hours

August 26, 2003

Globe: Not waiting their turn: Young, upstart candidates run for Hub City Council

Herald: Desperate stowaways take dive into Mystic

Herald: 4 whites earn new fire jobs in reverse bias suit

August 25, 2003

Globe Op-Ed: For history's sake, let's stop sprawl

August 24, 2003

Globe: Charter school stalls on start-up

 August 23, 2003

AP: MBTA rate hike rushed through Beacon Hill

August 22, 2003

Globe: Romney says he will OK bill if it includes East Boston project

August 21, 2003

Globe: End run in East Boston

Herald: Cargo traffic at the port up 14 percent through July

Herald: Pols slip T fare-hike loophole

Vacation through Friday, August 22!

August 16, 2003

Globe: Auto insurers seek premium hike

August 15, 2003

turn10.com Power Outages Affect Travelers

North Shore Sunday:  Revere Beach memoirs: A reunion of 'punks' who long ago patrolled a Revere Beach corner unveils a rich sociological tableau

August 14, 2003

Globe editorial: Eroding trust in police

August 12, 2003

Globe: Fernando Miranda; helped groups confront AIDS issue

Globe: A fight for Viet flag: For immigrants, old banner is a rallying point

AP: Settlement reached in anti-low-income bias case

Herald: Alleged bookie faces fed tape

Herald: Labor gives thumbs-down to incumbent councilors

August 10,  2003

Globe:  A taste of home: Brazilian treats offer familiarity

Globe: Summer programs attract youths

August 9, 2003

Herald: South end move symbolizes hope

August  8, 2003

Herald: More accuse travel agent of thefts

Just Found: The Godfathers: by Jon Keller: From the March 2003 issue of BostonMagazine.  Italians are now as much in charge of this town as the Irish. Why are they so shy about it?

April 7, 2003

Herald: Victorious Romney ropes ultimate insider

Rosindale Transcript: Dirty dozen hits campaign trail

BostonChannel: Woman Charged With Stealing Money From Immigrants

August 6, 2003

Globe: MBTA officer rescues choking baby

Herald: Mourning break: East Boston blaze: delays funeral

Herald: MBTA riders get chance to speak out about fare hikes

August 3, 2003

Globe: State leaves them high and dry, beachgoers say: State is faulted for beach woes

Globe: Bill may lead to pay cuts at summer camps: Measure would ease minimum wage rules

Herald: Toll workers collect tales of the bizarre

Danvers Herald: Danvers woman shaken after carjacking (EB woman arrested)

The Pilot: Archbishop O’Malley—a healer, administrator, and teacher

August 2, 2003

Globe: Teen arrested at Logan for alleged bomb threat in his bag

AP: Cashman asks for shorter prison sentence

Globe: Nicholas A. Lupoli; helped found Italian
restaurant chain; at 61

AP: Report: Investigation targets up to $102
million in Big Dig overruns

August 1, 2003

Globe: Travaglini to cut Senate staff

AP: SEC: Former Big Dig chief negligent for failing to reveal cost overrun

July 31, 2003

Globe: Man says he was duped into lying for officer

Globe: Near cathedral portals, voices of protest and support:
Street becomes arena for debate on archdiocese

July 30, 2003

Globe: Travaglini had hand in Senate's shortfall

Globe: Police tied to a beating and coverup: US grand jury indicts two Boston officers

Herald: Carjacker menaces victim with knife

Herald: Senate hamstrung by Birmingham's spree

Herald: Feds indict two cops for fabricating witnesses

July 28, 2003

AP: While the overall crime rate falls in Boston, violent crime rises

Globe: Violent crime rate increases in Boston

Herald: Boston crime rate on downward slide

July 27, 2003

Herald: Greenway spruces up E. Boston;

Globe: Hope is that slots fall into place in autumn

Globe: On upscale waterfront, seamen seeking safe harbor

Globe: Harry Potter and the Enthusiasm of the Students

July 25, 2003

Globe: New park would have skateboarders on roll

Herald: Feds: 17 BHA properties substandard

July 24, 2003

Globe: Bush supporters use carrier photo in raising mone

July 23, 2003

Globe: Suffolk pays homage to Seabiscuit


July 22, 2003

Globe: Woman accused in E. Boston stabbing

July 21, 2003

Globe: Woman arrested after man is stabbed

Herald: Hub stabbing leaves man hospitalized

July 18, 2003

Globe: Elderly resident tells of assault: Case raises questions on younger tenants

AP:  Romney wins court victory against union

July 17, 2003

AP: Romney appoints Reebok executive to Logan board

Globe: Girl arraigned in attack on lesbian: Civil rights charges may be added later

Globe: New school to enroll city's recent immigrants

Globe: Focusing on pier's benefits: Ferry might boost tourism, development

East Boston.com will not actively publish from July 12 through July 16. Have a safe week!

July 12, 2003

Globe: Big Dig to begin demolition of Leverett Circle ramp today

July 11, 2003

Herald: Couple: Attack was gay bashing

July 8, 2003

Globe: City schools get $13.6m Gates grant

Herald: Hub schools reap windfall from Gates

July 7, 2003

Globe: Metallica fans get misty at Gillette: Concertgoers beat heat in 'Rain Room;

AP: Tip O'Neill's son won't get involved in tunnel naming controversy

July 6, 2003

Globe: Bishop O'Malley reflects church's change of order

July 5, 2003

Globe: Immigrants swindled in quest for citizenship

July 4, 2003

Globe: Voters' suit finds Finneran reticent: Can't give details on redistricting (East Boston's HIspanic voting clout at issue):

July 3, 2003

Herald: Pike opens exit direct to Eastie

July 2, 2003

BostonChannel.com:  New portion of Big Dig set to open: Ramps will direct traffic out of neighborhood (Includes Video)

Herald: Senate prez raps gov vetoes

Globe: Clues warned of N.H. prison break: Report by AG faults officials in escape by 3

Herald: Long overdue, Hub library hikes fines

Herald: Hub schools reel from Romney vetoes

July 1, 2003

AP: O'Malley, Boston's new archbishop, led sex abuse cleanups in two other dioceses

June 30, 2003

Globe: William Montalto, at 70; owned marina in Plymouth

Herald: Everett LNG truckers may go out on strike

June 29, 2003

Globe: Close to home, BU's a great leap forward

Globe: Jacoby: A shameless decision that promotes bias

Herald: `Stop the killing': Anguished Hub residents rally vs. new wave of street violence

June  26, 2003

Globe: Lupo: Runway battle goes on

Herald: Restored city budget will avert most layoffs

June 24, 2003

AP: Many worry as teens face worst summer job crunch in over 50 years

June 23, 2003

Herald: Mayor boasts $1.2M infusion for teens' summer jobs 

June 2, 2003

Globe: Charter schools (including EB's)  face moratorium: Proposed change driven by funding

Herald: No jobs spells trouble: City fears teens will turn to crime

Herald: Harbor cargo hazard surging: More tankers to hit Hub with terror-targeted fuel

Globe:  JAMES MOSELEY BREEDERS' CUP HANDICAP Peeping Tom class of field Gelding outduels My Cousin Matt

Globe: Martha Flores, 36, telecommunicationsOnce a mattress company worker, she and husband now own a house

Globe: 'Big Dug': With mega-project winding down, thousands have gotten pink slip

Herald: Hub police slower answering 911 calls

June 18, 2003

Globe: 'Lucky' fish no help for defendant

June 17, 2003

AP: Legislation would help poor, minority communities battle pollution

Globe: Moseley's recipe is a dash of speed

June 16, 2003

Globe: Black firefighter finds career he didn't foresee

Globe: Take flight with history

June 15, 2003

Herald: In first year of exit exams, Massachusetts denies diplomas to some high schoolers 

June 14, 2003

Globe: Under inspection

Herald: Kerry in Senate's millionaires club

June 13, 2003

Herald: Ex-official says Massport lying about runway benefits

Globe: Parting company: Seniors graduate without those who failed MCAS

June 11, 2003

Herald: Turnpike chief defends agency

Herald: Potty-mouthed opponent rips Massport on Hanscom

June 10, 2003

Globe: Rethinking the runway

Globe: State seeks to spur discount pharmacies

AP: Voters like the governor, but trust pols to better protect their interests

Herald: History for sale on library's Web site

June 8, 2003

Globe: Can we have it all and not sacrifice?

Globe:  After 20 years as athletic director, this Rocky's gonna fly now (Rocky DiLorenzo)


June 6, 2003

Herald: Faithful mariner, Herald join to find kin of lost Eastie hero

Herald: Spurned Romney to nix raises for pols

Globe: Travaglini forges new role for Senate

Globe: 3 prison escapees captured:Authorities say ex-inmate who drove them away killed self

June 5, 2003

Globe: Poll: More favor tax hikes in lieu of cuts in services

Globe: Ridge delivers anti-terror funds

Globe:  Three break out of N.H. prison: Outside help may have aided escape

June 4, 2003

Globe: Eugene Victor Walter, at 78; professor, author, magician

Herald: Doherty leaving Hub teachers union post

Herald: Deadly `crack heroin' flooding Hub streets

Herald: Three men admit to immigrant ID swindle

June 3, 2003

Globe: Court is asked to dismiss suit on redistricting plan

Globe: Immigration scam inspires a promise - AG says he will charge anyone posing as lawyer

AP: Judge overturns pharmacy tax, rules state should return revenue

June 2,   2003

Herald: Council balks at BRA power play

June 1, 2003

Globe: Faithful attendance seen as an MCAS key: First of two parts

Globe: Alarmed by risky behavior - Report on teens stirs officials

Globe: Rehab rescue possible: Senate pushes for funding

Globe: Advocate sees unfilled promise to mentally ill

AP: Menino joins critics of Turnpike land sale

May 31, 2003

Globe: Senate OK's block to charter schools

AP: Is it time to dig another tunnel through Boston?

May 30, 2003

Herald: Revere Beach claims its place in history

Herald: Gun dealer disarmed: Biker allegedly sold to drug ring

Globe: Airport foes deploy the Minute Man; Activists contend park is threatened

Globe: New bias claim vs. defendant; Student accuses man of sending hate message

May 29, 2003

Globe: White's daughter aims for councilEx-mayor's kin targets schools and housing

Herald: Ex-mayor's daughter runs for council

May 28, 2003

AP: Study: Premature deaths more likely in poorer communities

Herald: Poor prognosis: Less affluent Bay Staters die younger

May 7, 2003

Herald: Fallen heroes recalled in Bay State ceremonies

AP: Teachers who lack fluency could be fired
under new law


May 26, 2003

Globe: New chairman, CEO shift gears at Zipcar

May 24, 2003

Globe: Tax-cut bill adds up to a big win for Bush

May 23, 2003

Herald: Pull of pork: Senate leaders cash in as fees rise, aid sinks

Herald: Mayor urges biz to get kids on job, off street

May 22, 2003

Globe: Lupo: Gas pipeline generates confusion, little action

Herald: Pol takes crack at potholes

May 21, 2003

Globe: Senate would restore Medicaid for 36,000

May 20, 2003

Globe: Senate budget won't have an expected gambling fix

Globe: Cop union, watchdog group take aim at mayor's budget

Herald: Logan opens expanded Terminal E

May 19, 2003

Globe: Charles Sorrento; designed Army gear

AP:  City officials persuade homeowners to rent out empty space

AP: Senate leaders vow to save prescription drugs for seniors

May 18, 2003

Globe: Police bonus limits sought; Travaglini proposes cutting system's costs [Ed. Note: Good for Trav we say!]

Globe: Obstacle course: Has the Big Dig killed off the urban megaproject?

AP: Leaders see convention as chance to erase city's racist reputation

Herald: Retirements of top cops mean city will avoid layoffs

May 17, 2003

Globe: Problems at Little League games evident for some time; Wakefield league just one of many with unruly fans

May 16, 2003

Herald: Two window washers die in fall

Globe: 2 window washers die in fall after rigging slips

Herald: Logan to open `crown jewel' Terminal E next week

Globe: Senate plan revamps health system; Proposal builds on Romney proposal

May 15,  2003

Globe: Toll charge reductions possible; Legislators file bills for local discounts

Globe: In Week 1 of Hub smoking ban, 3 cited

May 14,  2003

Globe:  Sympathy for Menino effort; Boston seeks option to raise taxes itself

Herald:Legislature may give OK for local tax increases

May 13, 2003

Globe: Trav's new voice

Globe:  Travaglini says Senate won't OK closing of courts

Herald: Senate plan would also highlight court reform

Herald: Disgraced reporter fooled Globe, too

May 12, 2003

Globe: Boys accused of smashing rental cars in Chelsea lot; Police say damage exceeds $120,000

Globe Obit: Joseph Anzalone, building inspector

May 11, 2003

Globe: At one lane, Sumner Tunnel bummer continues

Herald: Prop. 2 override rampage: Taxpayers face new run at wallet by town pols

Herald: Gov vs. Beacon Hill: Advantage: Mitt

May 10, 2003

Globe: Volunteers sought for Boston cleanup

AP: Defense bill includes funding for Malden Mills


May 9, 2003

AP: Police officers to lose benefits if they don't picket the mayor

Herald:Chemicals blamed for kids' cancer: Pesticides, solvents cited

May 8 , 2003

Herald: E. Boston woman held on $500G on charge she killed newborn

Globe: Mother pleads not guilty to killing newborn son

Globe: City councilor wants needy to get extra banquet food - Measure aimed at waste, but enforcement questioned

Globe: Gas line under airport raises local alert level

Globe: Troubled gay youths find place of refuge: Group home helps at-risk teenagers

May  7, 2003

AP: Woman pleads innocent to murder charge in beating death of infant;

Globe: Dispute grows on naming of tunnel - Romney criticizes Democrats' priorities

6, 2003

Globe: Democrats say they'll name tunnel for O'Neill

Herald: House votes welfare moms to work

May 4, 2003

Globe: Huff and puff and blow your brains out

Globe: Buy now, fix later: Unlike in 'The Money Pit,' house-hunters find fixer-uppers let them own grander houses than they could otherwise afford

May 3, 2003

AP: Charges against woman charged with beating newborn upgraded to murder

Globe:  Woman accused of killing newborn son

April 30, 2003

Globe: JERRY WILLIAMS 1923-2003 Talk radio innovator pushed hard on issues

Herald:  Jerry Williams: Not a bad guy, as legends go  (Subscription required)

AP: Pay drop in Massachusetts worst in nation

AP: Menino blasts administration cuts in housing, homeland security

April 27, 2003

Globe: If you lived here......you may not be home free, but you could be nestled into one of the next hot spots

Globe: Revere pushes new development

Globe: FYI

Herald: Specter of tax hikes descends on state: Meet the players

Globe: Native Americans call for dog ban on Deer Island recreation area

April 26, 2003

Herald: Cashman 'fesses up

Herald: Long history of corruption clouds: future of Local 25

Globe: Union leader admits shaking down health firm

Globe: Cashman's guilty plea ends a long flirtation with GOP

April 25, 2003

AP: Teamsters leaders to plead guilty in deal with prosecutors

Herald: Teamster boss will plead guilty

Globe: Hub Teamsters chief seen taking plea deal

Herald: Plan would force steeper rents for low-income tenants

April 23, 2093

National Review Online: Green-Card Soldiers: Should the U.S. military be reserved for Americans?

AP: Legal immigrants, including political refugees, may be kicked off Medicaid

April 21, 2003

Globe: More cities weigh crackdown on gangs

Herald: Hub pays price for beefed-up security

April 20, 2003

Globe: MS crusader beats back illness, demands answers

April 19, 2003

Herald: Financially strapped MBTA drops North-South Rail Link

AP: Executive pleads guilty to scheme with ties to Teamsters

April 18, 2003

AP: House budget chief nixes call for local tax options

Herald: Strapped Hub hasn't tapped BRA's millions

Herald: Boston plots expansion of public transportation

April 17, 2002


Herald: THE BIG WAIT: Report: Project faces more delays

Globe: The rules of engagement: As the war in Iraq proceeds, so do conversational skirmishes and cease-fires at home

AP: KeySpan seeks natural gas rate hike

Herald: New Americans enjoy rewards of citizenship

April 15, 2003

AP: Report: Bulger's fund-raising skills overstated

Herald: Bulger no real cash cow at UMass

April 14, 2003

Globe: Commuter rail expansion may yield to urban

April 13, 2003

Globe: Breda trolleys return to bolster Green Line's aging fleet

Globe: In down time, brooming the housecleaner

April 2, 2003

Globe: Talk about City Hall Plaza

Herald: Braveheart: T fears fare-hike nixing

Globe: Thousands of pages of audits of Big Dig contractors released

April 11, 2003

AP: Proposed ballot law changes derided

April 9, 2003

Globe: A busy man who always had time to listen

Globe: Anorexia: It's not going away: Eating disorder affects 1 percent of US women

Globe: Bailey:  Bad bet

AP: Mayor Menino cuts $73 million from city's

April  8, 2003

Herald: Eastie pier complex wins state's environmental approval

Globe: Menino pitches fiscal relief tax: Lobbies legislators for local-option levy

Herald: Travaglini: Public sees gambling as a way to block program cuts

April 6, 2003

Globe: The Democrats' tunnel vision

Globe: Community mourns death of ex-Gov. Dukakis' mom

April 5, 2003

Globe: Turk stop: These young Boston City Councilors know just what they want, and just how to get it

April 4, 2003

Globe: Report says more city layoffs are likely

Herald: Ex-Pike czar recounts secret Big Dig meeting

April 3, 2003

Globe: Officials applaud Suffolk land sale: Developer plans retail center at track location

Globe: The true flavors of the human condition

Herald: In `overkill,' 3,000 teachers get reassignment notices

Herald: He's the big cheese in town now: New Hub kingpin huddling with man allegedly framed by FBI

April 2, 2003

Globe: Big Dig's founding father

AP:  Romney slams Democrats for tax hikes, but
uses money in budget

Herald: Mayor mask$ concern about terror attack

April 1, 2003

Herald: Land sale saves Fast Lane discount: Harvard buys Pike parcels  

March 31, 2003

Herald: Payzant to recommend closing of 5 Hub schools

March 30, 2003

Globe: True believer: Aide pushes hard for Romney agenda

Globe: Anthony Sammarco  ''Three Deckers of East Boston,'' at 6:30 p.m.,  East Boston Branch, Boston Public Library, 276 Meridian St.

Globe: Providing shelter

Herald: Big Dig drivers finally hit the open road: Vital stretch of city's I-93 stops traffic, then eases it

March 29, 2003

Globe: Narrow-minded view: Earlier the better was Artery drivers' motto

Globe: Anna Skinner, 105, heart study volunteer

March 28, 2003

Herald: Comcast's bad past is hard to tune out

Globe: Artery breakthrough

Herald: Big Dig gems earn salute: Patriotism marks tunnel,
bridge debut

March 27, 2003

Globe: New principal in Pepperell to stress college, role of parents

Herald: $81M Hub school budget cut OK'd

March 26, 2003

Herald:  Menino to restore $32.5M in school funds;

Herald: Committee may help recover Big Dig money

March 25, 2003

AP: Tomahawk's performance bodes well for defense contractor

March 24, 2003

Herald: Hub makeover: Big Dig unveils Zakim, I-93

AP:  Romney, Beacon Hill leaders agree on names for new tunnels

March 23, 2003

Globe: No doubt about it: This week will be major traffic headache

March 21, 2003

Globe: Cabdriver arraigned in Logan accident Negligence is alleged in death

Herald: Cabbie in fatal Logan accident released on bail

March 20, 2003

Globe: Arthur Bruce, at 81; served in Merchant Marine 40 years

AP: Mass. contributes of troops, technology to
war effort

March 18, 2003

Globe: US check leads to wave of firings Social Security numbers at issue

March 15, 2003

Herald: Opponents of T hike cry: No fare!: Environmentalists and pols slam plan as shortsighted

AP: Teamsters president faces new charges

March 14, 2003

Globe: Woman sentenced in bomb plot

Herald: T plans fare hike ... again

Herald: Big Dig debut on horizon: Northbound phase-in will
squeeze traffic

March 13, 2003

Globe: Assaults reported at two T stops

Herald: Blocked exits, roaches, fleas dog BHA units

Herald: Payzant's proposal would KO 657 Hub teachers

March 10, 2003

Globe: Teachers balk at pension proposal: Current system a main attraction

Globe: A test case of airport security: Logan scanners snag a specialist

Herald: Priest scandal hurting numbers at Mass

Herald: Menino aide's lobbyist resume sparks ethics debate

AP: New Mass. health chief hopes for child med guidelines

March 9, 2003

Globe: Charter school quick out of starting gate

Globe: Charlestown 82, East Boston 67 - Charlestown rolls past East Boston

March 8, 2003

AP: Big Dig to open new ramp from Haymarket into the Callahan tunnel

March 7, 2003

Globe: Marty Pino, 50, Counselor, coach, East Boston hero dies

AP: Study: Welfare-to-work didn't hurt kids

March 6, 2003

Globe: Deja vu: Mayors talk tax increases

Globe: US says Suffolk guards 'crossed line'

Herald: Boston schools prepare to lay off 1,050

March 5, 2003

Globe: Deep cuts loom in spending by church

MetroWest Daily News: False sense of security for illegal immigrants

March 4, 2003

Herald: Two guards plead guilty in beatings of inmates

March 3, 2003

Globe: Boston by the numbers

Globe: Creating a lively space that engages us all

Globe: Probe of Teamsters stepped up: Grand jury looks at Local 25's role in recent filming

Herald: Cleaning up Boston schools

March 1, 2003

Herald: Romney backs budget chief over cities' local aid cuts

Herald: Charter schools get modest boost

February 28, 2003

Herald: Romney's budget boss blasts Menino's 'crying'

February 27, 2003

Globe: Concerns rise over landfill: Local officials grappling with plans for cleanup

Globe: Man arrested at Logan carrying inert grenade

February 26, 2003

Herald: Bay State education groups to get $10M in Gates grants

Herald: Drivers hotline set up to alert pothole crews

Globe: Critics say Boston spent too much, saved too little

Globe: 5 charter schools get state OK amid outcry

February 25, 2002

AP: Board of Education approves five new charter schools

Herald: Driscoll to ask for 5 new charter schools

Globe: Privatization eyed for school cleaning

Globe: Suffolk trying to weather difficult winter

February 23, 2002

Globe: East Boston 4, Latin Academy 1: East Boston ices City League hockey title

Globe:  Similarities of (BOSTON PUBLIC)to (EAST BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL) stop at the door

Herald: A better way to housing

Globe: Big Dig overall expenses could actually be $84 million higher

ruary 22, 2003

Globe 2/22 HS Hoop Charlestown 92, East Boston

February 21, 2003

Globe: Indictments issued in shooting

Globe: Jets and Townies set for showdown

Herald: Embattled Big Dig consultant takes aim at critics

Herald: Romney takes on state lawmakers' sacred cows

February 20, 2003

Globe:  Savio coach admits to molesting teens

Globe: Ex-Savio Prep AD pleads guilty to molest rap

February 19, 2003

Globe: Elderly resident burned in E. Boston fire: 19 others displaced in mid-storm blaze

Globe: A record, but just a pretender

Herald: Guilty plea expected in Savio Prep assault case

February 18, 2003

Boston Business Journal: Massport seeking bids in noise-control study

Globe: 'A whopper' Powerful northeaster blankets N.E. in snow

AP: City host committee for Democratic convention diversifies

Herald: Powerful blizzard hammers New England

February 17, 2003

Herald: INS fear may keep illegals from seeking care for newborns

AP: MCAS exemption narrowed for recent immigrant students

February 16, 2003

Herald: Carr: Let's watch liberals (Trav and Co.) gag on poison-pill higher tax check-off

Globe: Two men arrested in a Citizens Bank

Globe: Administrators try to plan for cuts

Globe: Turnpike team trains for fight

ebruary 15, 2003

AP: Education commissioner recommends five new charter schools

Herald: Peace parcel produces Hub post office scare

Herald: Bay State twins give birth to sons on same day

Globe: Security at Logan a windfall for police: Antiterror effort boost overtime

February 14, 2003

Globe: White House starts shift of housing burden to states HUD spokesmen cite delays in using US aid

Globe: If only we had listened

Herald: Keane: Charter school foes exploit fiscal crisis

AP: Attorneys trade closing arguments about runway injunction

Herald: Hub lawyers urge judge to reject new runway

February 13, 2003

Globe: Travaglini cites doubts on streamlining

Herald: Travaglini rips gov on revamping agencies

February 11, 2003

Globe: Infant found dead in trash had fractures, DA says

Globe: Legislators cautious on call to end MDC: Say recreation activities must be maintained

Herald: Another baby sought as one mom faces charges

February 10, 2003

AP: Woman pleads innocent to assault in newborn's death in East Boston

AP: Rep. Anthony Petrucelli, D-Boston - 209 days ($2,090)

Herald: Menino KOs affirmative action contract program

Herald: Acela struggles to rebound from mechanical problems

February 9, 2003

Globe:  Artery errors cost over $1b

Globe: It's not emblematic

February 8, 2003

AP: Woman charged with assault in newborn's death in East Boston

Herald: East Boston mother leads cops to dead newborn

Globe: E. Boston woman charged in infant death case

Globe: Doing their homework: Classes help those who have never bought real estate take the plunge confidently

Globe: Grants eye charter school exploration

February 7, 2003

AP:  Newborn's body discovered in East Boston

Globe: Merger talk seems to be going to dogs - Speculation denied by Wonderland, Suffolk

Globe: Help sought to locate E. Boston newborn

Herald: Frantic mom prompts search for newborn in Eastie

February 6, 2003

Globe: Teens face facts of life: Services for young parents fall victim to budget cuts

Herald: ISD may get to charge `quality of life' fines

February 5, 2003

Globe: Hennigan ousted as committee leader - Scapicchio to head panel on housing

Herald: Charges dropped, new ones added in cleric sex abuse

Globe: New counts awaited, Charges set aside against 2 clerics

Globe: Editorial: A lack of culture

Herald: Council's new committees to focus on social needs

February 4, 2003

Globe: Sheriff negligent about strip-search suit payment

February 2, 2003

""The Columbia is lost. There are no survivors."


Globe: Taking their gang message to the Net

Globe:  Victims of violence to get local housing help

Globe: Her plan: bake 'n' gather

February 1, 2003

Herald: Cuts hammer kids, working poor families

Globe: Sheriff: arrests part of a broader effort

Herald: Judge hailed as eloquent in lecture to shoebomber

January 31, 2003

Globe: Student stabbed on his way home (Scroll down once on page)

Herald: Suffolk jailer allegedly tried drug smuggling

Globe: Records on 10 clergy released - Documents reveal McCormack's role (Crossroads Shelter cited)

Globe editorial Cutting to the quick (The Globe supports Trav's quest for tax hikes)

State House News Service: Trav: "New taxes are not an option for this fiscal year..."

January 29, 2003

Globe: Travaglini says tax hike is needed to ease crisis

January 28, 2003

Globe: Freed-up lane on I-93 south offers some relief - for now

January 26, 2003

Globe: Community debates charter school plan

Globe: Lupo: 'Rabble-rousers' keep pressure on Massport

Globe: East Boston row house has charm, and views, to spare

Globe: The mortgage money pit

Globe: Permit sought for gas pipeline

Herald: Catholics fear future priest shortage

Herald: New exit connects south to Logan link

January 25, 2002

Herald - Fitzgerald: Ban on eulogy leaves life out of funerals

January 24, 2003

Herald: Romney vows to veto any delay in English immersion

AP: Lawmakers give up pay increases

January 22, 2003

AP: Big Dig plans Saturday opening of ramp to new I-90 connector

Herald: Logan official first witness in bid to lift runway injunction

Herald: Not all cities, towns are broke

Globe: Gaming-related lobbying rises on Beacon Hill, records show

January 21, 2003

AP: Trial begins on Massport's bid to lift runway injunction

Globe: Massport, Boston in court battle - Trial targets writ on Logan runway

Herald: Racetrack slots face new hurdle

Ponder this from the Boston Globe's Brian McGrory in today's paper
"The editor of a sizable newspaper told me recently that he decided the racial makeup of four new
hires--two minorities, a white woman, and a white male--before reviewing a single applicant. In
other words, if Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein applied, only one of them would get a slot."

That's not illegal?

January 20, 2003

AP: Massport, Boston go to court over 29-year-old runway injunction

Herald: Mayor admits asking city-contract firms for convention cash

Herald: Ted Williams Tunnel open for Logan, North Shore commute

Herald: Boston considering waiving fines for overdue parking tickets

January 19, 2003

Globe: STARTS & STOPS ; New MBTA board looking for a clean start

Globe: Senator's aide true to roots in Lynn

Herald: Cardinal Law's exit leaves abort foes without top ally

January 18, 2003

Globe: Woman's body found near waterfront (scroll down once you get to this page)

AP: N.E. power cost increases could be highest in greater Boston

Globe: Pike tunnel finished, and new era begins

Herald: Cambridge penny-pinched while others spent in '90s

January 17, 2003

Globe: Visiting 'Hours'

January 16, 2003

Reuters: Vatican calls Catholic politicians into line

January 15, 2003

Globe: Mayor's call for help gets a quiet reception

Globe: Mayor seeks help on fiscal crisis

Herald: Menino urges state, feds to ease city budget woes

January 14, 2003

Globe: Abuse case lawyers dispute 14 charges

Boston Business Journal: Logan Express ridership increases 5.4 percent

January 13, 2003

Globe: Lawmakers quietly seeking more clout on Beacon Hill

Herald: Virginia Buckingham named deputy editorial page editor

January 12, 2003

Globe: Unexpected rewards: In the city where brilliance often outshines diligence, six workers
break through anonymity, and are set to collect $30,000 surprises.

Globe: (East Boston considered for charter school proposal) The proposals, the debates

Globe: Charter schools face backlash around state

Herald: Pike extension opening will amaze, official says

January 11, 2003

Herald from 1/4- Columnist Joe Fitzgerald on Tony Marmo To Mass. Senate prez, mentor was a friend for life indeed

Herald: Massport grounds maverick valet parking outfit

January 8, 2003

Globe: Word of slash in US housing funds stuns city

Herald: Wary senators waive automatic pay hike  (Editor's note: Doing the right thing, for once during rough economic times!)

Herald:  Philly warns Hub about cost of convention

Herald: Hub showcases new schools

AP: Bush giving federal approval to Mass. and other states' plans to educate children

January 7, 2003

Herald: Pay hike spreads jitters among Bay State lawmakers

January 6, 2003

Globe: Cell Towers: Verizon offers data on newly activated sites

Herald: Hub council prez Flaherty likely to snag re-election

Herald: After-school program gets funding boost

January 5, 2003

Globe: Boston puts spotlight on schools in showcases

Globe: Newsmakers in 2002

Globe: Push may soon come to shove on patronage  (Editor's Note: Travaglini as patronage king?)

Globe: Renters get their overdue revenge

January 4, 2003

Editor's Note: We regret to report that due to technical reasons at the Herald, we were unable to link to Joe Fitzgerald's column on Tony Marmo.

Globe: Conley vows no let up in effort to cut crime rate

January 3, 2003

Herald: Outsider Romney now must get things done

January 2, 2003

Globe: Travaglini focuses on state's needy- Senate president wants to salvage social programs

Globe: Finneran wins 4th speaker termTone conciliatory over challenge

Herald: Finneran keeps job as House speaker, woos malcontents

Globe: Coming soon (to Lynn): The Blue Line?

January 1, 2003

Globe: Editorial - Now, the good news

Globe: Beacon Hill struggle may center on perks

Herald: Ex-Hancock CEO named to school board

Herald: Violent crime rate down in '02 as homicide convictions rise

AP: Romney, Healey to work for free

December 31, 2002

Globe: A farewell to many in 2002

Globe: Media pressure on judges often starts with prosecutor

Globe: In memoriam

AP: Legislature approves another tax amnesty period

December 30, 2002

Herald: Evans upbeat on crime stats

Globe: City's violent crime down, data show

December 29, 2002

Globe: Humility leads the list (Marty Pino's included)

Herald: Eco-vandal targets SUVs: Owners get the message in Newton spree

December 27, 2002

Herald: Turnpike extension to Logan likely to open MLK weekend

December 26, 2002

Globe: With no regrets, Birmingham set to leave -- As term ends he sums up Weld, Cellucci, and Swift

Globe: City Council president confident of a 2d term

Globe: Lawmakers to face weighty new session

Globe: GARDENING; For horticultural community, a year of change and growth


December 23, 2002

Herald: Civil service maneuvers protect Menino's minions

December 22, 2002

Globe: Senate dissidents eye fight over presidency (Travaglini)

Globe: (Winthrop) Commuter ferry service makes headway

Herald: Mass. towns gird for aid cuts

December 21, 2002

Globe: Retired judge (Russo)  levels allegation against key figure in Lopez case -- Says assistant DA tried to intimidate him in another case

December 19, 2002

Globe: Fellow judge expected to back Lopez

Globe: Feeding on tradition: As his career heats up in NY, chef Pino Maffeo credits lessons
learned as a child in Eastie

December 17, 2002

Globe: Rate hikes loom for some drivers: Premiums to rise over 20 years as urban subsidy cut

AP: Some drivers facing extra insurance costs

Herald: Menino draws criticism over Dem convention

Herald: Parting words: Cardinal Law bids farewell to Boston

December 16, 2002

Herald: Oft-maligned council wants to earn city's respect

Herald: 2 weekend slayings bring Hub toll to 55

Globe: Two slain in Hub shootings: 28-year-old man, teenager killed

December 15, 2002

Herald: Priests begin hard task of rebuilding faith, trust: Churches aim to reassure flock

Herald: Human services need overhauling

December 14, 2002

AP: Boston public school principals told to cut 10 percent from budgets

December 13, 2002

Globe: Steve Bailey's column on slots at the racetracks, etc. Viva Boston?

December 12, 2002

Globe: City bans smoking in bars, eateries

Herald: Citywide smoke ban OK'd

Herald: Ethics panel asked to probe Menino over DNC `conflict'

December 11, 2002

Herald:  Developer's lawsuit targets embattled inspections chief

Herald: Rent control opponent elected to Boston City Council seat

Herald: Felton tells judge he never targeted Jewish landmarks

Herald: Convention donors have business with city

Globe: Many convention donors have interests before city

Herald: Census: Hub housing costs soar: Median value of a single-family jumps 17%

December 9, 2002

Herald: Foes besiege city ISD chief with lawsuits

Globe: Menino fumes over miscount in census: Adjusted city total worth $9.6 million

AP: Study: Boston Harbor has greater capacity to self-clean than thought

December 8, 2002

Globe: For one family, no home = tighter union: Cast on the streets, a family finds simple joys and its footing

Globe: Big plans, big questions, big doubts: Near Pier 1, plans to import condos met skeptically

Herald: Protest letter seeks resignation from Cardinal Law

AP: Law under more pressure to resign

December 7, 2002

Globe: Suspects sought in robbery, shooting

Herald: Shopkeeper wounded as two robbers heist cash

December 6, 2002

Globe: Little fanfare, lots of results

Globe: At Logan, mixture of shock, sadness, and some disbelief

Globe: BHA sets $13m for units in S. Boston

Herald: Church, Law must reject bankruptcy

December 2, 2002

Globe: Advocates eye lower-rate tuition for all immigrants (including illegal ones)
Excerpt: "There has to be some reward and benefit to being a citizen,'' he said. ''If we're
going to give away our rights, then what's the incentive to becoming a citizen?
People need to earn these rights, rather than have it be handed out by the left-wing
ideologues in the state Legislature.'' Sen. Guy Glodis, D-Worcester.

December 1, 2002

Globe: Deepening roots Like others before them, Latinos signing on to a new dream

November 29, 2002

Globe: SOUTH BOSTON 14, EAST BOSTON 0 - South Boston solves East Boston in overtime

AP: Clam diggers to return to work near Boston - airport runways

Herald: Clammers return to airport flats: Diggers printed, checked

Globe: Gradually, council president Flaherty  is making a name for himself

November 28, 2002

Herald: Opening of 1A-South link to Williams Tunnel set Dec. 7

AP: Federal judge rules against towns in Section 8 case

November 27, 2002

Globe: Bill would allow slot machines at tracks

Herald: Think tank cites school performance rating flaws

November 26, 2002

Globe: School ratings bring some confusion (James Otis School)

Globe: 194 schools lag in state's rating list: Evaluations let some parents transfer children

Herald: State to slacking schools: Shape up

November 25, 2002

Herald: Cops search for armed robbery suspect

Globe: Calendar, critics may curb agency (BRA) that reshaped Boston

Globe: Menino's rent plan flawed, says councilors

November 24, 2002

Herald: Changes on Beacon Hill up odds of legal gaming

AP: Cable TV rates on the rise

AP: Suffolk D.A. fires 15 from office

November 23, 2002

Globe: Beacon Hill parents go public -- Pledges of money for an elementary school stir debate

November 22, 2002

Globe: Police probe stabbing case

Herald: City workers eyeing suburbs: Rent control defeat renews residency issue

AP: ''T'' hikes parking fees, cuts jobs to save money

November 21, 2002

Globe: Menino is rebuffed on rent curbs: City Council rejects plan as ineffectual

Globe:  Vennochi:  Will Romney roll dice on casino gambling?

November 20, 2002

Herald: Rent control plan weakened: Mayor modifies proposal  to mollify City Council

Herald: Hub mayor will use `creative financing' to pay for convention

Herald: Activists cite housing cost `strain' on local families

November 18, 2002

Globe: City gives first-ever wage law waivers  -- Child-care rulings seen as bellwether

Globe: Tale of the indomitable snowmen (excerpt from Nick Carfardo's new book on the Patriots' Super Bowl Season)

November 16, 2002


Globe: Yes, it will stop displacement

Globe: No, it will make things worse

Herald: Finneran wary of subsidy for 2004 Dem convention

November 15, 2002

Globe: Student limit is urged at Burke: Union's focus is safety issue (39 instances of disruptions or violence at EB High School)

Herald: Mitt, pols wary of Hub plea for DNC $$

November 14, 2002

Globe: Chelsea St. Bridge called threat to Massachusetts fuel supply

Herald: Owners lash out at Hub hearing on rent control

November 13, 2002

Globe: Lawmakers eye casinos, slot machines: Fiscal woes spur interest

Herald: Mayor: Hub on track to land '04 DNC

November 10, 2002

Globe: Janitors approve five-year contract

Herald: Election shakes up Beacon Hill power structure

November 9, 2002

Globe: Travaglini ready for lead role;  Low-profile lawmaker set to be president of state Senate (eastboston.com Editor's note: A nice profile of East Boston's most popular politician.)

Herald: Garage workers quizzed in Logan parking scam probe

Herald: Cash-strapped Pike's bridge bash cost $450G

AP: Contractor sues Logan over costs in Logan roadway project delays

November 7, 2002

Herald: Fallout begins on bilingual vote: Reform may face challenges, cost millions

Herald: Play fair with Question 2

Globe: Residents angry over swan shooting

Globe: Where the action is -- On the sets and off, cast and crew of 'Mystic River' get into the flow of Boston

Globe: Romney turns to budget-  Governor-elect confers with advisers, reaches out to House, Senate leaders

Globe: A storied train

November 4, 2002

Globe: Council redistrict plan may face suit

November 3, 2002

Globe: Ready, set, go for vote seekers: Political hopefuls set for frantic finale

Globe: No down payment: It's possible, along with discount interest rates, under programs for first-time buyers

Globe: Court case could determine future of rail: trails

Herald: Romney's the one: A leader for Mass

Herald: Survey finds voters to approve Question 2 

Herald: Hub extends period for comment on smoking ban

November 1, 2002

Herald: Mitt raps Dem 'gang'

Herald: Cities statewide back Hub claim of big cost for bilingual switch

October 31, 2002

Herald: Herald endorses Romney

Globe: Final farewell Remains of East Boston man, 47, a victim of Sept. 11 terrorism, are returned to family

Globe: Class is open for business: In a first, Hub students operate wireless phone store

Globe: Salem police reach out to reel in local gangs

Herald: State police probing theft of thousands in toll money

October 30, 2002

Globe: Somerville rapes case stirs gang worries

Globe: 40 years and a day - Boston human-services agency ABCD, founded in 1962, keeps on making a difference - hour after hour

October 29, 2002

Herald: Cops probe death of Eastie woman

October 27, 2002

Herald: Romney aims salvo at Gabrieli biz ties

Globe: Wooing the swing voter: Up to 20 percent of the electorate is still on the fence - and candidates are after them.

Globe:  3,000 service volunteers learn how City Year works

Globe: Frank Phillips: Travaglini presses Birmingham to leave early

AP: Study urges Worcester to focus on higher end housing

October 26, 2002

Globe: The truth and Shannon O'Brien

Globe obit: Olive G. (Darragh) Costello; active in Dorchester politics

October 25, 2002

Globe: Candidate's ethnic backgrounds remain a factor for many voters in the Bay State

Herald: Romney turns heat on O'Brien in debate

Herald: Fast Lane discount may end: Lack of funds may force Pike program out

October 23, 2002

Herald: Officials vow to scrutinize mayor's rent-control plan

October 22, 2002

Herald: "Horrors?" Finneran praises Senate leader-in-waiting

AP: TOM MENINO VS. ECONOMICS Boston mayor to reintroduce rent control

October 21, 2002

Globe: Travaglini said to have votes to lead Senate

Herald: Boston lawmaker reportedly has votes to lead Senate

Herald:  Senate deal on new leader shuffles deck on Beacon Hill

AP: Ascension could give O'Brien strong ties in leadership of both chambers

October 19, 2002

Herald: Top panel of engineers to put Big Dig under review

AP: Vellucci, former Cambridge mayor, dead at 87

October 18, 2002

Globe: The waiting game: For many, housing need has no boundary

Herald: Massport balks at anti-patronage policy

October 17, 2002

Globe: NAACP leery of housing proposal: Group warns of resegregation

Globe: OPINION: Housing plan deserves time

Globe: The cost of care: Strike highlights issue of health funding for working poor

October 16, 2002

Globe: BHA placement aim: Let applicants pick

Herald: Report rips Rouse, Suffolk sheriff's department

October 15, 2002

Herald: Coast Guard survey finds Hub, U.S. ports `vulnerable'

Boston Business Journal: Judge rejects Logan runway suit

Globe: Boston Globe Online / Editorials / A working waterfront

October 14, 2002

Herald: Thousands brave rain to celebrate Columbus Day

Globe: Romney says O'Brien aides owe state

Globe: School hopes long classes aid students

Herald: Gov hopefuls exchange mismanagement barbs

October 13, 2002

Globe: POLITICS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Redistricting aids incumbents, but hurts minorities

Globe: For violence victims, it's sweet home

October 11, 2002

Globe: East Boston man has West Nile Virus

October 10, 2002

Globe: Payday will test will of janitors.

AP: Three Massachusetts House Democrats support Iraq war resolution CAPUANO VOTES AGAINST BUSH

Globe:  Neighborhood's flavor changing

Globe: These artists find the beauty in throwaways

Herald: Hero Giuliani outshines Romney in North End

Globe: Franciscan brother arraigned

Globe: Big Dig laborers accused of worker's compensation fraud

October 8, 2002

Boston Business Journal: Massport grant to restore E. Boston site, jobs

October 7, 2002

Globe: A new Caribbean force: With little notice, West Indian immigrants have reversed Mattapan's historically low turnout rate at the polls

AP: Battle over bilingual education goes before voters in Colorado, Massachusetts

October 6, 2002

Globe: Priced out? Consider the 10 communities within I-495 that have a median single-family house price of $250,000 or less

Globe: THE POLITICAL TRAIL- Democrats for Mitt?The picking are slim

Globe: Rolling with times

Herald: Menino gives lesson in cleanliness: Tells colleges, landlords to watch it (Editor's note: WHEN WILL MENINO CLEAN UP EAST BOSTON'S STREETS?)

October 5, 2002

Globe: Senators attack anti-bilingual education initiative

Herald: Sex abuse watchdog blasts Pilot newspaper

Globe: Franciscan brother faces new charges

Globe: A leader lives on through his fund and his friends

October 4, 2002

AP: HHS awards $25 million to boost religious groups

AP: Franciscan brother indicted on additional sex abuse charges

AP: Supporters of striking janitors block tunnel entrance

October 2, 2002

Herald: Sacco-Vanzetti debate mirrors issues of today

Globe: Mass. delegation hears a mix of opinions on attacking Iraq

Globe: His suite smells of success: A world premiere set for local musician

October 1, 2002

Globe: RACING NOTEBOOK Suffolk has room to maneuver

Globe: Latino star proves well worth wait

Herald: 2 workers guilty of Logan fraud charges

September 30, 2002

AP: Attorney general says car insurance rates should fall

Globe: Romney's actions prompt some in GOP to shun him

Globe: Minority supporters of O'Brien dissatisfied

Globe: Bush plan on fetus benefits sparks debate

Herald: Janitors prepared to strike at 4 p.m.

September 29,2002

AP: Contractors' lobby for public opinion as janitors prepare to strike

Globe: Developer plans shopping center at Suffolk Downs

September 27, 2002

Globe: Knights of Columbus extends loan to archdiocese

September 26, 2002

Herald: Donation to bilingual referendum opponents under fire

September 25, 2002

Washington Post: Michael Kelly: Look Who's Playing Politics

AP: ;New service will reduce RMV visits, lines

Globe: Comedy of errors thwarts lunchtime bank holdup

Globe: Suspected drug house shut down (Scroll down)

Herald: Jab fest: O'Brien, Romney feisty in first gov debate

September 24, 2002

Herald: Logan debuts system to verify workers' documents

Herald: Turnpike feels pinch from (Allston) toll discounts

September 23, 2002

AP: Ex-Logan worker pleads guilty as advocates continue protest

September 22, 2002

Globe: Bridging the affordability gap: Some companies look to retain employees with housing grants

Globe: House races draw focus: Voters face low-key campaign season

September 21, 2002

Herald: Charter schools outperforming districts on MCAS

September 20, 2002

Herald: Eastie school buckles down to MCAS math prep

Herald: MCAS scores show gap between city, suburbs

September 19, 2002

Herald: First Latino to join Hub City Council when Roache assumes Register post

September 16, 2002

AP: SJC rejects ballot challenge by bilingual ed opponents

AP: Janitors' union sets strike dates, targets

September 15, 2002

Globe: He brought pols, bikers together

Herald: Poll: Healey pulls into tie with Rappaport

September 14, 2002

AP: Convicted bomb plotters face shorter sentences after gun charge dismissed

September 13, 2002

Herald: Minority gap keeps MCAS test under fire

Globe: Report predicts Big Dig's tunnels won't open on time

September 10, 2002

Herald:Gabrieli cruising in bid for No. 2; treasurer race tight

Herald: Budget cuts end free mental health care for poor

September 9, 2002

Globe: At Orpheum, ticketless Stones fans can get satisfaction

September 8, 2002

Globe Obituary: Anthony ''Tony'' Cannata, 61 Famed dean of East Boston politics

September 6, 2002

Herald: Ill baby taken from hospital found in time

Globe: Ailing baby taken from Hub hospital: Mother is asked to return boy

September 5, 2002

Herald: On opening day, schools tackle bilingual ed issue

Globe: Students trap coyotes in pioneering study

Globe: Janitors describe a limited life Consider benefits as important as pay

September 4, 2002

AP: East Boston man sentenced for bank robbery

Globe: Fear and young minds: Children's responses to tragedy may shed light on human anxiety and resiliency

Globe: Demanding schoolwork

Globe: ICA unveiling its plans for museum on Fan Pier

September 3, 2002

Herald: Why rent control's bad policy indeed

August 30, 2002

Herald: Car insurance hike debated

August 29, 2002

Herald: Woman charged in 'love triangle' slaying

Globe: Woman held on charges of slaying female lover

Globe: Union leader's activism brings visibility to workers fight

Herald: Council pushes through pay hikes

August 28, 2002

Herald: Take a hike: Menino seeks hefty raises for himself, councilors

Herald: Victim tossed like trash: Cops hunt killer of 25-year-old Eastie woman

Globe: Body in dumpster ID'd as E. Boston woman

Globe: Capturing summer in jars (It's time for tomato sauce, East Boston style)

Globe: Father says Connolly protected son's killers

August 24-27 eastboston.com on vacation.

August 23, 2002

Herald: $$ cuts slam poor: Many Hub families may face eviction

Globe obit: Edward McCarthy, 109, WWI veteran Resident of East Boston for a century

Globe: Records depict Mahan as high-risk sex abuser

AP: Sacco-Vanzetti anniversary raises fresh questions about executions, treatment of immigrants

August 22, 2002

AP: Logan mulls new pricing scheme to reduce future congestion

AP: Police stats show violent crime in city at 31-year low

August 21, 2002

Globe: Logan runway appeal set for today - Wind restrictions, pricing policy cited

AP:Citizens appeal FAA approval of airport's sixth runway 

August 20, 2002

Herald: Grandmother dies in fire ignited by oxygen tank

August 18, 2002

Globe: Now, fighting for its own survival - A program to teach youths skills at sea fights to stay afloat

Globe: Cooling off in sight of the city

Herald: Enduring day 7, Beantown does slow burn

Herald editorial: Walk-to schools get boost

August 17, 2002

Herald: AT&T Broadband cable costs prompt Menino to order audit

Herald: Auto insurers seek 7 percent hike

August 16, 2002

Globe: Cleric faces molest charges

Herald: Franciscan held on $10G bail in child-rape case

Herald: City fumes at cable TV hike

AP: Attorney general calls for audit of proposed rate increases

Globe: Massport unveils Logan flight monitor on its Web site

Herald: Web untangles Logan info with flight-pattern site

August 15, 2002

Globe: Franciscan brother charged with molesting four alter boys

Herald: Catholic brother arrested in Lowell: Charges include rape of Hub altar boys

Herald: NO RELIEF: Hub bakes in record temps

August 14, 2002

Herald: Arrests in child-smuggle ring end hopes for Eastie woman

August 13, 2002

AP: Swift orders changes to affordable housing law

August 11, 2002

AP: Casino bingo hurting charity games

August 10, 2002

Globe: Hub records show boost in minority voting rates

Herald: Officials look to next phase of Big Dig project

Herald: Study finds segregation rising in public schools

August 8, 2002

Globe: Runway fight doesn't fly

Globe: Engine flames force jet back to Logan - Alaska Airlines flight had 160 people aboard

August 7, 2002

Globe:Federal security era begins at Logan

August 5, 2002

Herald: Two men face charges in Eastie restaurant stabbing

Globe: Two arrested in knife attack, holdup

Globe: E. Boston tenants decry city's plan to demolish units

August 4, 2002

Herald: Logan runway OK'd for takeoff: FAA restricts use to high-wind days

Herald: Logan's neighbors wary of new plan: Many say past moves make them skeptical

AP: FAA approves Logan runway expansion

Globe: New Logan runway gets limited OK - FAA sets wind conditions; legal fight still looms

Globe: Editorial: A balance at Logan

Globe: Neighbors sound off on both sides of issue - Some point to rise in noise; others cite economics

Globe: Condo market is poised to set sales record in '02

Globe: Loomis finds an advantage in restructuring lease (mentions EB Municipal Harbor Plan)

August 3, 2002

Herald: Feds expected to announce decision on Logan runway

Herald: Records: Birmingham got special deferment

August 1, 2002

Globe: Driver in fatal crash has record of charges Drunken driving is alleged again

Globe: Latinos note the meaning of a special day

Globe: Livia Matera, painter who aided poor in '30s

Globe: Effort fails to form trust for Artery's greenway

Globe: City Hall mourns Councilor's friendship, humor are recalled

Herald: Bilingual ed reform bill moves closer to passage

Herald: Oct. sentencing for supremacists

July 31, 2002

Herald: Stockholders may get last laugh in budget snafu

July 30, 2002

Globe: Boston city councilors say enough already - Decry new park tax on small businesses

Globe: Runway battle focuses on wind - Massport fighting proposed FAA limit

Globe: Americanizing downtown ruffles some feathers - Manager says it's good for business

AP Breaking: FAA sifts comments in reaching decision

July 29, 2002

AP: Bill Would Let Clam Diggers Back to Boston Runways

Herald: FAA set to decide on new Logan runway

Globe: From behind closed doors - Mentally ill Vietnamese refugees venture forth slowly

July 28, 2002

Globe: Ganging up on MS-13: a city remains on guard

Globe: Hub harboring hidden treasure - State agency seeks funds to help bring history to surface

Globe: Serra donates to O'Brien campaign

Globe: Is the super super? AptRatings.com, TheLemonClub.com, or RentersWoesCentral.com may have the answer

AP: DOE says charter schools serving low-income students

July 26, 2002

Globe: State delegation links US funds to runway restriction

AP: CVS threatens to leave state Medicaid over Mass. budget cuts

Globe: Massport director admits mistake Citing job link, critics rap hiring

July 22, 2002

Herald: Victim critical in E. Boston stabbing

Herald: Sumner Tunnel collector robbed

Globe: Top Salvador official makes pitch - Courts business in Boston visit

July 21, 2002

Globe: Brazilians build business base in city Many meeting with success

July 20, 2002

AP: Garvey eyes Logan runway approval

July 19, 2002

Globe: New surcharge to help cabs defray tolls -  Drivers say plan has some flaws

AP: Highlights of House and Senate compromise budget

July 18, 2002

Globe: Menino OK's AT&T, Comcast cable contract

Herald: Pols delay vote on $1B tax hike over public relations strategy

Herald: Thug: Prominent Jews, blacks were targets

Herald: Once `magnificent' Hub lawyer gets prison for client rip-offs

July 17, 2002

AP: How they voted on proposed gay marriage amendment to the Mass. Constitution

Time Magazine: Bush to Name New FAA Head

Globe: The people are the church: Nurtured by traditional teachings, a priest now seeks more power for the laity

Globe: Witness tells of accused pair's tie

Herald: Supremacist's pal testifies she hid bomb evidence

July 16, 2002

Globe: Supremacist wanted 'race war,' US says

Herald: Supremacists accused of plotting to start race war

Herald: Crime wave gets spotlight in Suffolk DA campaign ad

July 14, 2002

Globe: The changing face of Boston

Globe: Keeping track of changes at Suffolk

July 13, 2002

Globe: Senate president denounces gun bill

July 12, 2002

AP: City council pushes retirement of Conigliaro's number

July 11, 2002

Herald: Menino touts job plan to keep youths off streets

July 10, 2002

AP Breaking: Boston mayor outlines anti-violence plan

Herald: House OKs bilingual education reform bill

Herald: City planning to rent historic Curley Mansion

Globe: Diversity concern voiced on convention

Globe: House votes to revamp bilingual ed  - Bill advances; rival proposal on Nov. ballot

July 9, 2002

Herald: Rivers warns of rift between Dem leaders, minority voters

July 8, 2002

Globe: Duo faces racial terror trial Felton accused of bomb plan for local sites

Herald: Prison pal, wife will testify vs. supremacist

July 7, 2002

AP: Lottery prizes could be stingier under budget proposal

Herald editorial: Rule-breakers must go

July 4, 2002

Globe: Sizzling in the heat of the moment

Globe: Big Dig to get watchdog group

Globe: Group asks US to drop charges on Logan workers

July 3, 2002

Wall Street Journal: Peggy Noonan: The Lights That Didn't Fail  Let's celebrate all that's right with our great country.

AP: Family of beloved Red Sox player push to have his number retired 

Globe: Cooling centers open for heat alert

Herald Editorial: State gets it wrong on the waterfront

July 2, 2002

Herald: Hike exacts toll from Hub motorists

AP: House debates changes to the state's bilingual education law

June 30, 2002

Globe: Residents get a link to city agencies

Globe: Police ID driver in fatal accident

AP: SJC to decide if South Boston ''linkage'' deal was binding

June 29, 2002

Globe news briefs: Driver charged in death of sister

Herald: Driver allegedly drunk in crash that killed sister

June 28, 2002

Herald: Dem Party pockets $25G donated to fund youth award (EDITOR'S NOTE: Democrats show their true colors!)

Herald: Archdiocese slashes budget, jobs: Scandal, recession force cutbacks

Globe: Boston Archdiocese to cut aid to city schools, parishes

Herald: Marino partner tied to reputed mobster

Herald: Runway progress and high time too

Herald: Let's hear it for vouchers

June 27, 2002

Herald: Menino's pal has longtime mob ties

Herald: Out-clause angers runway foes

Globe: Man accused of running INS scam

Globe: City Council approves Menino's 2003 budget

June 26, 2002

Herald: FAA mum on plans to enforce runway's wind regs

June 25, 2002

AP: US-bound cargo containers to be screened in the Netherlands

June 24, 2002

Herald: Menino gives Dems hard shell: Lobster, hot spots to serve as convention bait

June 23, 2002

Herald: Gelzinis: Eastie community: BHA can't fix happy homes

Globe: Lone Star: The secret to their survival, say filmmakers John Sayles and Maggie Renzi, is staying small

June 22, 2002

Globe: FAA seen giving boost to new Logan runway: Compromise would OK use on windy days

Herald: Massport gets preliminary nod for new Logan runway

Globe: Feeling the heat:  With a deadline looming to pass the high-stakes MCAS exams, many Boston students will forsake summer vacation for studies

Globe: Developer chosen: "Trinity East Boston Partners was chosen as the developer for 396 residental units in the Boston Housing Authority's Maverick Gardens in East Boston.":

June 21, 2002

Herald: Time for a tailgate party: Gridlocked Hub makes top 10

June 20, 2002

Herald: Swift nominates Quelch to chair Massport board

Globe: City's bilingual policy repealed School board eyes new plan

Herald: Mitt: Scrap Turnpike Authority

Herald: Woodlief:  Dems should drop Romney challenge

Globe: Sister on the go was No. 1 fan for every team  - Bishop Fenwick honors nun

AP: Democrats criticize their party's Mitt Romney challenge

June 18, 2002

Globe: Shipbuilder who helped launch city's success is celebrated

Herald: Everett LNG plant fined $220G for security lapses

June 17, 2002

AP: Liquefied natural gas company fined for security lapses

June 16, 2002

Herald: Rent control fans push for return of housing aid

Herald: INS crackdown hits Bay State: U.S. illegal immigrants rounded up

Herald: Dems press Romney residency issue

June 15, 2002

Globe: Rio grand - A rich blend of Brazilian music is filling the night at area clubs

Herald: Dems dealt blow on Romney residence

Herald: Just one more thing . . .(for Judge Daher)

Globe: Highlights of bishops' sex abuse policy

June 13, 2002

Globe: Plan to tighten Pike control dropped - Move is called 'too complicated'

Herald: Democrats may drop Romney residency challenge

Herald: Lawyer in TV flap has long history with mayor, city

June 12, 2002

Globe: Council has list of budget demands for the mayor

June 11, 2002

Herald: Boston honors 15 teachers of the year

Globe: Romney campaign gets a hit at Fenway GOP hopeful battles talk over residency

June 9, 2002

Globe: EAST BOSTON This family communicates

Globe: Club for paddlers under sail

AP: Turnpike tolls to increase, barring roadblocks

Herald: Housing judge Daher ends era

June 8

Herald: Dems show fear, fossilized thinking

June 7, 2002

Herald editorial: The status quo won't do

AP: Troubled convention center offering free rents

June 6, 2002

Globe: ABCD makes Fenway real 'Field of Dreams'

Herald: Immigrant population booming in big cities

June 5, 2002

Herald: Massport reverses course on early retirement

Houston Chronicle: U.S. saw biggest immigration rise in history in '90s

Globe: On defensive, Law pleaded ignorance

June 3, 2002

AP: Swift to appoint former Cambridge School Committee member to Massport

AP: Illegal immigrant convicted of lying to get Logan airport job

June 2, 2002

Globe: Repainting the city scene - Blue-collar, ethnic East Boston is the latest neighborhood to benefit from an influx of artists, but fears are growing over gentrification

June 1, 2002

Globe: Massport board, executives run up big legal fees  - Officials feared firings after Sept. 11 attacks

May 31, 2002

Globe: The unhyphenating of America - Census finds fewer citing European roots

May 30, 2002

WBZ-TV: JFK School of Government and CRP Collaborate on Segregation Study

Globe: Women get $10m for strip searches

Herald: Violation: Suffolk settles strip-search suit for $10M

Globe: 19 stories in the naked city:: Will the Hub like what it sees in ABC's gritty six-part series 'Boston 24/7'

May 27, 2002

Globe: Hard times undercut Menino's promises

May 26, 2002

Globe: Data shows as the world turns, so turns Chelsea: Immigrant trend continues to reshape the community

Globe: Parishes feel effects of priest sex scandal  - Some churches see attendance drop

May 25, 2002

Herald: Off the record with the FAA

Herald: Whip Travaglini says he won't flip on Birmingham

Herald: Feds issue alert to subways: T beefs up anti-terror security staff

Globe:DSS asks for help finding diabetic girl

Globe: City's historic archives still seek a worthy home

May 24, 2002

Globe: Senate rivals said to unite

Globe: Tunnel fire stirs discussion on Big Dig emergency plans

May 22, 2002

Globe: Report hints city exaggerated plight Says Hub spent big during boom

Globe: East Boston boys lead pack

May 21, 2002

Herald: MBTA orders clean-running buses, will modify others

May 19, 2002

Globe: A rash of break-ins caught in its tracks?

Globe: Starts and Stops: Update on Meridian Street bridge (scroll down)

May 18, 2002

Herald: Weston man killed, friend critical in tunnel wreck

Globe: Speed blamed in fatal highway accident

Globe: Another Green Monster

May 15, 2002

Globe: Former Patriots tight end Wiggins signs on with Colts

Herald: Rent report fuels fight to change city rules on residency

Herald: Busing budget buster: Money woes may force Hub school transportation changes

May 14, 2002

Globe: Race heats up with TV ads; Birmingham's blitz is looking ahead to Democrats' convention

Herald: Tunnel plan may mean relief from toll hikes

May 13, 2002

Herald: Menino's new post one of pomp, unlikely to alter circumstances

May 12, 2002

Globe: A not-the-jet-set-party

Globe: Less playful development

Globe: Troubled water can't sink his dream Global voyage is local man's goal

Globe: New journey for woman after arrest To some, Fortin's case shows all that's wrong in US terror response

May 10, 2002

Globe: Fall from boat is fatal

Herald: Boat restorer dies in East Boston accident

May 8, 2002

Herald: Massport bond rating dips with Logan revenue drop

Globe: Ruling expected to solidify independence of state authorities

Herald: House tax plans include bid to whack Prop 2 1/2

Globe: BRA insists property revenue gets spent on city programs

AP: New report shows 25 Massachusetts residents die from smoking each day

May 6, 2002

Globe: Subsidized housing stock dwindles Decision stuns in Jamaica Plain

Herald Poll finds most voters back freezing state tax cut

May 5, 2002

Herald: Suit will keep new Logan runway grounded

Globe: Activists seek Chelsea Creek cleanup - Access to water, recreational use also on wish list

May 3, 2002

Globe: Wiggins can't stick Tight end picture was too crowded
'I was raised in East Boston. And here we don't cry over spilled milk. We accept the
hand that's dealt us and we go on better than before. That's what's going to happen
for Jermaine Wiggins."

Herald: Eastie's Wiggins waives goodbye

Herald: Finneran, House pass $1B in tax hikes

May 2, 2002

Globe: Runway foes claim a victory  - Injunction stands; way cleared for trial

Herald: Imminent vote on tax hike prompts pols' wild spending

AP: Study: Tuition at public colleges taking bigger bite of family income, especially for poorest Americans

May 1, 2002

Herald (Howie Carr) Budget `crisis' sparks hackdom feeding frenzy

Herald: (Rachelle Cohen) Budget hypocrisy: New low on the Hill

April 28, 2002

Herald: Law retains support with immigrants, poor

April 27, 2002

Globe: Big Dig hires quality manager: Officials has left job unfilled for three years

Herald: Yawkey gives Catholic Charities $500G

April 26, 2002

Globe: ($1.2 million for Condor Street Urban Wild) Fine will pay for clean air, new park nvironmental cleanup halted

Herald: Cuts vs. tax hikes: The choice is clear

AP: Retiring welfare commissioner leaves a changed system

April 24, 2002

Herald: Study: College grads make twice that of non-grads

Herald: New fee for neighborhood parking hits mayor's desk

Globe: Quick stop turns into a fast exit Revolution's Llamosa set to depart for Cup duties

Globe: Immigrants struggling after arrests Arraignments held on alleged lying on status

Globe:  DOWNTOWN After the Hynes

AP: Suffolk sheriff's department cuts 18 workers

April 23, 2002

Globe: Union says city failing demoted officer - Vows to challenge change in rank, unpaid suspension

April 21, 2002

Globe: East Boston A Green Monster good to go

Globe: No relief in sight: It's still a seller's market

Globe:  EB performance artist aids Guatemala

April 20, 2002

Globe: Sergeant sued in beating demoted - Allegedly chased down teenager in E. Boston

Herald: Cop demoted, suspended for roughing up motorist

Herald: Runway deal in the works: FAA chief hints at Logan compromise

Globe: FAA chief: decision near on Logan runway plan

Globe: Arthur F. Stivaletta, 67 Founded 'Wake Up America' campaign

Herald: Watchdog: Now's time for council to step up

April 19, 2002

AP: Garvey suggests ''wind-restricted runway'' compromise at Logan

P: Sex abuse scandal weakens Catholic church's Beacon Hill clout

Herald: Costly, `nothing-to-do' council under fire

Herald (Tom Keane) Flaherty's stance isn't very moving

April 14, 2002

Globe: A plea from inside the church (feature of Fr. Bernard McLauglin)

Globe: Attack of the Olmstedian invaders Knotty choice of plants draws second-guessing of landscape architect

Herald: Uncertainty casts pall over Hub's archdiocese

April 13, 2002

Globe: One street, 72 years: Its Italian heritage still echoes through the North End, but the
neighborhood has a new tone

Globe: Flaherty wants to reopen bus issue  - Sees school policy as budget-buster

Herald: Council eyes bus ax: Blasts `excessive' costs, says kids can walk to school

Globe: Editorial :Massport's new boss

April 12, 2002

Herald: Former Reagan aide takes Massport helm

Herald: Sex scandal takes a toll on donations

Globe: Businessman to head Massport Craig Coy is pick; has had military, government roles

Globe: Derrick Jackson Column: Holding back their Head Start

April 11, 2002

Globe: Best of the worst:  Auto insurers target the bad to avoid the really bad

April 10, 2002

Herald: Labor unions crying foul over Menino budget plan

Herald: Timing of tax debate questioned by some

Herald: urner seeks to ease Hub ed funding crisis

Herald: Law losing his power pals: Supporters are divided on what his future holds

April 9, 2002

Globe: Anthony Iudica, 71, Massport employee

Globe: Flip remarks not taken lightly at Logan - Jail time sought for talk of bombs

Herald: Finalists selected in search for new Massport CEO

Herald: Tommy's Towing two-fer

April 8, 2002

AP: With Pols' Travel Pay

AP: Lawmakers reap thousands in taxpayer-funded travel expenses

AP: Massport to name new CEO within two weeks

Globe: Council to ask residents how to set budget- Menino says he needs no poll to make choices

Herald: Tow trouble: Fees to soar as Menino plans to privatize service


April 7, 2002

Globe: Summer jobs spared, mostly

Globe: Tax burden shifts to city's wealthiest residents Most homeowners are willing to pay the price

Herald: Lawmakers reap thousands in taxpayer-funded travel expenses

April 6, 2002

AP: Rats! Boston residents fear rising rodent population

April 5, 2002

AP: Runway opponents claim court victory

Herald: Artery toxins pose threat

April 4, 2002

Herald: Swift gives lawmakers plan for Massport, Logan reforms

Herald: Budget cuts could KO summer jobs for teens

April 3, 2002

Herald: Activists demand promise for Southie pier; Massport resists hotel, lease link

Herald editorial: Searching for the past

April 2, 2002

AP: Satellite parking at Logan to reopen

April 1, 2002

Globe: Man in critical condition after stabbing

Herald: Three injured in separate incidents

Globe: Parking freeze eyed in S. Boston

March 31, 2002

Globe: At this yard sale, you buy the yard

Herald: Carr: Taxes send hacks into the usual feeding frenzy

March 30, 2002

Globe: Seven are indicted in student's slaying

Globe: Man charged in jet threat is called brilliant scientist

Herald: Warm weather appears to be boosting city pest population 

March 29, 2002

Globe: Supremacist's alleged plan described Prosecutors see race war strategy

Globe: Opening dates set for Big dig segments

Globe: Delta flight passenger arrested

Herald: Plane threat causes scare: Troubled man arrested at Logan allegedly got into cockpit

Globe: Delay in Pike-Logan connection slows Dig

Herald: Prosecutors claim skinhead planned `racial holy war'

March 27, 2002

Herald: FAA updates gov, mayor on runway issues

Globe: FAA calls for an end to runway feud  - Letter tells city, state to mediate

Globe: Abuse scandal angers conservative Catholics

March 25, 2002

AP: Report: Birth defects vary based on baby's sex and mother's age, race

March 24, 2002

Globe: FYI

Herald: Romney's tax pledge

AP: Swift challenges Birmingham, Finneran to debate state budget

March 23, 2002

Globe:  Dr. Harry Schwartz , 90 Physician at Suffolk Downs

March 22, 2002

AP: Electric utilities fined for poor service

March 21, 2002

Associated Press: Superior Court judge hears arguments on Logan runway injunction

March 19, 2002

AP: Boston's Cardinal Law faces calls to resign from Bennett, Buckley

March 16, 2002

AP: Census numbers show Massachusetts is most Irish place in US

Globe: $4.5m housing grant "The City of Boston has awarded $4.5 million for the production and preservation of 349 units of affordable rental housing."

March 15, 2002

Globe: Massport to purchase tainted S. Boston site Coastal Oil land to be cleaned up by Brownfields

March 14, 2002

Globe: James Rowan, 79 Was aide to O'Neill

Globe: Bush expresses his confidence in Law

Herald: Bilingual ed brawl: Silber enters fray, rips Mass. Teachers Union

Herald: Ted Tunnel, Route 1A, connection to help ease Logan traffic

March 13, 2002

Boston Herald editorial: It's time for Law to make his exit

March 12, 2002

Globe: Woman told of plans for bombs  - Explosives were for beach usage as 'entertainment'

Globe:Remembering 9/11 Region pauses to honor victims, heroes of terror attacks

March 11, 2002

AP: Woodlawn cemetery strike ends, allowing burials to resume

Herald: Police hunt suspect in E. Boston machete attack

Globe: Chelsea's Latinos to sue over district

March 10, 2002

Globe:Dirty litter, indeed

Globe: No running away from fight

Globe: Townies breeze past East Boston

Herald: Changes in security study at Boston's Logan airport called into question

March 9, 2002

Herald editorial: Massport mandate doesn't need Tobin

Herald: Apparent arsonist killed in North End club blaze

Herald: Massport mandate doesn't need Tobin

Globe: Proposed bridge creating waves over its height

March 8, 2002

Globe: Fingerprints point to mistaken identity

Herald: Tom Keane: Menino proposes to go for (tax) gold

Herald: 121A tax breaks for luxury hotel

March 7, 2002

Herald: City meals surtax tightens all belts

Herald: Tougher standards lead to more abandoned autos

March 6, 2002

Globe: Menino proposes meal tax, higher fees

March 3, 2002

Globe: DEDHAM: MBTA official vows to clean up fouled rail yard Plan to sell site for redevelopment

March 2, 2002

Herald: Council drops pay hike plan for selves and mayor

February 28, 2002

Herald: Millions hacked from Boston school budget

February 27, 2002

Herald: No dissent as pay hikes for council move ahead

Herald: 2 Democrats register as independents in bid for DA

Herald: Family devalued by culture


1/28/02 Banker and Tradesman "By the Numbers":
East Boston in Focus Neighborhood Remains a Melting Pot

February 25, 2002

Herald: Eastie slay suspect faces arraignment

Herald: Hub Hispanics organize to support Law, church

February 24, 2002

Globe: Fabled Eastie 'fightah' finds that new folks care

Herald: Cops round up 23 in biker gang outside Revere bar

Globe: Now Vinny LaBella is back with the boys

Herald: Howie Carr  Birthday boy Ted Kennedy has overstayed his own party

Globe: Taxpayers to profit from generosity: For first time ever, Bay State residents can deduct charitable contributions on state return

February 22, 2002

Herald: Joe Fitzgerald's column: Piece of Hub history buried with Sal Bartolo, boxer

AP: Complaints filed against alleged Menino supporters in Democratic (Hyde Park) caucus

February 21, 2002

Globe: Sal Bartolo, 84 Boxing champion was 'Pride of East Boston'

Globe: 2 teenagers held in fatal stabbing

February 20, 2002

Herald: Gang chases down, slays Everett teen in Chelsea melee

February 17. 2002

Globe: Decaying project's days are numbered

Herald: Searching for a safe haven: Advocates say law would protect abandoned infants

February 16, 2002

Herald: House set to bury law for Clean Elections

Globe: House mulls Clean Elections repeal Support is seen lacking to override expected Swift veto

Globe: Development rules set
"The Massachusetts Port Authority and state Department of Environmental
Protection signed an agreement setting guidelines for development of apartments or
condominiums on Pier 1 in East Boston."

February 13, 2002

Herald: Cardinal joins celebration at scholarship dinner

February 12, 2002

Herald: Council aide from Scapicchio's office gets $1,950 lesson in constituent service

Globe: Man's ties to teens investigated Officials say teens were given alcohol and pornography

February 11, 2002

Globe: Salvucci backs Big Dig consultant -  Ex-chief links politics to woes (Editorial comment by eastboston.com: Another Salvucci spin)

Globe: AT&T aims to complete Boston upgrades in '02 - Area to get digital TV, broadband Net access

February 10, 2002

Globe: Church of the helping hand

Globe: He still has the beat-  Norm Scott, 75, is the dean of local drummers

Globe:  CROSSTOWN EXPRESS Onward, federated Christians

Globe:  TEACHING TOOLS Weekly Reader

Herald: Coke, crack making Mass. return

February 9, 2002

Globe: Wiggins's fundraiser for Salesian Boys & Girls Club

Herald: Patriots star's mom axed in gov's budget-cut frenzy

Herald: Opening a blaze of ol' glory: Eruzione & Co. brighten night

AP: One man arraigned for subway station rapes

February 8, 2002

Herald:Shuttles to serve Blue Line riders

February 6, 2002

Herald: Finneran: Investigate Massport, Pike

Globe:  Sea of joy - 1,250,000 pour into Hub, hail Patriots

February 5, 2002

Gelzinis in the Herald Wiggins does Eastie proud with spot in sports history

Globe: Possession game (Wiggins's key catch)

February 4, 2002

Herald:Wiggins appreciates end to city's futility

February 3, 2002

Globe: Blue Line back on track

Herald: Pats set off wedding bells for Eastie couple

Herald: Budget may ax $136M from Mass. highway spending

Globe: Chelmsford lawyer files suit against redistricting

Herald: Caucuses keep Dem primary wide open

February 2, 2002

Globe:East Boston man held in wife's strangulation

Herald: Eastie man held in wife's strangling

Globe: Unexpected wildlife Urban areas hold natural wonders

February 1, 2002

Herald: Detectives probing death of East Boston mother

January 31, 2002

Globe: Terror link seen in identity thefts Algerian man at Cambridge club charged in plot (once lived in East Boston)

Peter Gelzinis column in Herald: E-mail opens wounds of past wrongs done to Eastie

Herald: BRA dressed down over e-mail

January 30, 2002

Herald: Errant e-mail poses idea of Eastie waterfront strip clubs

Globe: T to speed up E. Boston work

Globe: Townies are king of the hill - East Boston rally comes up short

January 29, 2002

AP: Gubernatorial candidates gear up for crucial caucuses

January 24, 2002

AP: Former state representative, Joseph Langone, Governor's Council member dead at 84

Herald: I won't go: Cardinal tells priests he will not step down

January 23, 2002

Herald: Rape suspect arraigned: Pleads innocent to Ashmont T attacks

Globe: East Boston guard arraigned in T attacks

January 20, 2002

Herald Editorial: It's decision time on Logan runway

Globe: Wiggins is catching on as an attention grabber

January 19, 2002

Globe: Activists draft to-do lists for the mayor

Globe: MBTA riders still on guard

January 18, 2002

Globe Retirees appeal to Massport on pay

January 15, 2002

AP: The text of acting Gov. Jane Swift's 2002 State of the State

January 14, 2002

Herald: Roache planning campaign for register of deeds job

January 13, 2002

Globe: STARTS AND STOPS Despite detours, Arborway rail plan on smoother ground (once there scroll down to read about Meridian Street bridge)

Globe: The bench years of his life

Globe: Lynn at center of Senate race (Salvy the Florist to run for Lynn mayor)

Herald: Rink killing a cautionary tale for parents, leagues

Herald editorial: City schools must welcome parents

January 11, 2002

Herald: Joe K: Record number of people seek oil assistance

Herald: Tom Keane: Ho hum, Hizzoner was no humdinger

January 8, 2002

Herald: Mayor's effort gives Flaherty council throne

Herald: School aid/housing link is a two-for

Herald: Top Big Dig official says no guarantee $14.5 billion is bottom line

January 7, 2002

Globe: From rock to a new place: Market pushes owner to plan apartments (with Roseland), close Malden quarry, long a family business

January 6, 2002

Globe: More than we knew are getting what they pay for

January 5, 2002

Globe: Retiring Suffolk DA Martin: Future run for office possible

January 4, 2002

Globe: Redistricting plan seen as issue in council vote

Herald: Council presidency can't be figurehead

January 3, 2002

Herald: Menino set to go full-speed ahead

Globe: Editorial: Piers for the people

January 2, 2002

Globe: No power, and other kitchen calamities

Herald: Democrat party up for grabs after 9/11: Big Apple is wildcard for 2004 convention

Herald: Massport smart to duck this relic

January 1, 2002

Globe: To some on council, Yancey unlikely to stay president

Herald: Goody bye: Embattled Massport won't accept $$ handout

Globe: Laid-off Massport workers won't get deal

December 31, 2001

Associated Press: Massport board won't opt in to early retirement plan Excerpt:  "The Massachusetts Port Authority's board won't vote to join an early retirement plan that would add tens of thousands of dollars to the pension of a politically connected former employee (former East Boston state representative Emanual "Gus" Serra), spokesman Jose Juves said."

Herald: Minutes show Massport board members discuss little, always unanimous

Herald: Swift, rivals play blame game: Furor erupts over Massport handout

Herald: Feeney and Scapicchio battle to unseat Yancey as president

Globe: Mass. Legacy dogs Ambassador Cellucci Patronage, tax cut spur questions

December 30, 2001

Globe: Swift to ask Port to bar new perk to 170 laid off

Globe: A Christmas spent at Maverick Square

Globe: Dorchester's changing faith Parishes make concerted effort to reach out to immigrants

December 29, 2001

Herald: Massport officials in line for retro $$ handout

Globe editorial: Eastie's housing pinch (Scroll down)

December 28, 2001

Herald: Hub EMS surpasses 100,000 emergency calls in '01

December 27, 2001

Globe: Fighting to stay afloat:  East Boston residents push to restore funding for local sailing center

December 23, 2001

Herald: Opponents of new runway critical of venue selection in case

Herald: Cardinal calls for more funding

Globe: Ch-ching! The tab is always running in Boston, at least compared to the 'burbs. The hidden costs: auto, home insurance are waaaay higher in town, and Bostonians want answers.

Globe: Mexican migration: Most El Refugio citizens call East Boston home

Globe:Signatures on the city's skyline

December 22, 2001

Herald: Environmental boss refuses to rethink runway

December 21, 2001

Globe: AT&T Comcast opens new chapter Deal expected to get OK from regulators, speed industry consolidation

December 18, 2001

Globe: Boston renews runway fight -- Argues terror attacks left Logan altered

Herald: Menino renews fight against new Logan runway

AP: Environmental group sues to halt Big Dig dirt deliveries

December 16, 2001

Globe: Feeling the impact at a local Ground Zero

Globe: FYI (Where the Blue Line got its name)

Globe: Still digging in: Clammers barred from flats for security reasons deny they pose a danger near Logan Airport

AP: Clam diggers barred from around Logan Airport as security risk

Herald: Report: Housing inhibited by rules

Herald: MBTA eyes new fare card system

December 14, 2001

Herald: Bush blocks release of papers in Hub FBI probe

Globe: Bicycle courier is arrested in Revere strip club killing

Globe Santa appeal: GLOBE SANTA

December 13, 2001

AP: Man arrested in connection with strip club shooting

December 12, 2001

Globe: ART REVIEW ParkARTS sculptures show off their moves

December 11, 2001

Globe: Yancey defends plan for pay raise: Says councilors deserve parity with city workers

December 9, 2001

Globe: Latinos see advantages of bullet-voting

Globe: Suddenly, a new quandary: to vote Latino, or the issues?

December 8, 2001

Globe: Boston's home prices rising fastest in Roxbury

Globe: Lawmakers write to Swift on Massport

Herald: Pols demand community voice in new Massport appointments

December 7, 2001

Herald: Massport chairman calls for bipartisan hiring review panel

December 6, 2001

Herald: Experts aim asthma fight at schools, homes, buses

December 5, 2001

Herald (Rachelle Cohen) This report must not gather dust

Herald editorial: Patronage not all bad

December 4, 2001

Herald: Eastie man shot in neck charged with stabbing

Globe: Taming MassPort

December 3, 2001

Globe: Coalition takes on teens' stress - Survey on suicide sounds an alarm, Hub officials say

Herald: Messport: Panel slams stage agency's patronage 'monster'

December 2, 2001

AP: Environmentalist John O'Connor dies

Herald: Massport adviser eyes big changes Excerpt.   The chair of the advisory commission "said mitigation payments to charities or neighborhood groups around the airport should be reconsidered in favor of projects directly related to noise-reduction and other practical mitigation measures.

Globe: Alternate path attains a milestone (About ABCD's Urban College)

December 1, 2001

Herald: Hotel workers, management reach contract agreement

Globe: Striking a balance at Massport

November 30, 2001

Herald: Insiders aid Massport patronage commission

November 28, 2001

Globe: Earlier close for E. Boston bar sought Police say calls taking up time

Globe: To unclog roads, city eyes 'car sharing'

November 27, 2001

AP: Tolls on Tobin Bridge schedule to double on Jan. 1

Herald North Shore residents, pols rip Massport on Tobin tolls

November 26, 2001

Herald: Eastie legend provided bridge to adulthood

Globe: A program strives for peace Irish enter US on 'Walsh' visa

November 25, 2001

Globe: Hearings planned on toll increase

Globe: They came to Boston to escape terrorism

November 18, 2001

Globe: Lawmaker seeks new charter school moratorium
Excerpt : 'It shouldn't be a question of money; it should be a question of success,'' said Eric Friedman, one of the founders of the Leonardo da Vinci Public Academy of Science and Art in East Boston, which will submit its application for final approval on Tuesday.   ''Charter schools are doing more good than they are harm, so I don't see the point in putting a moratorium on them,'' he said.

November 17, 2001

Globe: US Muslims at a crossroads

Globe: Fallout follows Logan ouster- Security firm has contracts statewide

Herald: Struggling Massport axes dozens of workers

November 16, 2001

Globe: Who shot Peter Blute?

Herald: Feds round up 19 suspects in international coke ring

Herald: Menino makes play for more control of Massport board

November 14, 2001

Globe: Discomfort zone --  NYC crash chills Logan neighbors

Globe:  DOWNTOWN Fixing Massport

Herald Reference only: Locals mourn terrible losses - Many crash victims have ties to N.E.

November 11, 2001

Globe: Questions linger after Eastie (soccer) disqualification

Globe: Eastie residents enjoy lull in traffic but lament its cause

Globe: When it comes to tooting his horn, Murphy takes a back seat to no one

Herald: Mass. lobstermen feel pinch of recession

November 7, 2001

Herald: Menino cruises, but Hub tax question KO'd

Globe: Mayor promises 'best term ever'

Herald: Property tax initiative rejected by Hub voters: Question 1 would have earmarked housing funds

Globe: COMMUNITY PRESERVATION Tax hike rejected; Menino romps

Globe: Delay in tax rollback is eyed Birmingham fears key program cuts

Herald: Agency's prime land may enter market; Southie, Eastie parcels among mix

November 6, 2001

Globe: Ballot question likely draw -- Mayor's race, most of the 13 city council contests not seen as competitive

November 2, 2001

Herald:  Results suggest charter schools outperform neighbors

Globe: In Boston, gains and problems

October 31, 2001

Globe: For hard-hit sailing club, severance deal stings

Globe: New reality: Alerts spark little alarm

October 30, 2001

Globe: Tight security casts harbor in eerie light

Herald: LNG makes safe passage: Tanker moors in Everett as Hub asks shipping ban

Herald: Exiting Massport chief to get hefty severance package

Herald: Hub celebrates golden anniversaries (about East Boston couple)

Herald: Aquarium T stop reopens after year of fix-up

October 29, 2001

Herald: Mayor asks judge to keep LNG tankers out of harbor

Herald: Overall crime in Bay State drops faster than U.S. average

October 28, 2001

Globe: Profit on wheels Although down from the '80s, the rate of car theft has shown sharp increases over the past three years

Herald: Massport no longer has option of business as usual

October 27, 2001

Herald: Massport crunch may cut city perks

Globe: Agency mum on director package: Massport, Buckingham won't reveal severanc

Herald: Hub sues to bar LNG tanker from harbor

October 26, 2001

Herald- Howie Carr: Buckingham stops here, hacks go on

October 24, 2001

Associated Press: Federal appeals court denies review to Hanscom airport opponents

October 23, 2001

Herald: Former councilor O'Neil in hospital after falling ill

October 20, 2001

Globe: Minorities threaten suit over redistricting plan

Herald: Rights group gearing up to challenge Finneran's district plan

Globe: All the (road) rage Urban planners, drivers embrace car-sharing leases

October 18, 2001

Boston Phoenix:  For richer or for poorer Will Boston still love Menino in hard times?

Globe Editorial on CPA: Voter disinformation

Globe: Neighborhood volunteers get heroes' welcome

Herald: Menino dislikes a tax increase now

October 16, 2001

Globe: Postal Service forms safety team, OK's prophylactic gear

October 14, 2001

Globe: Bus service scaled back following cuts

Herald: Columnist leads Mass Pike `Tea Bag' toll hike protest

October 13, 2001

Herald: Herald: Hub rips Massport `baloney': Pols blast plan to cut payments to city

Globe: Man sentenced in cocaine case

October 12, 2001

Globe: Massport board OK's new fees, 180 layoffs (including Serra)

Herald: Massport marketing office gets reprieve

Herald: Woodlief: Massport under the knife

Herald: Carr: Plenty left to hack away at the Hackerama

October 11, 2001

Herald: Politically connected staffers (including Serra) face ax at Massport

Globe: 180 Massport workers face ax  - Three top officials reportedly included

October 9, 2001

Globe Editorial East Boston undertow

October 7, 2001

Herald: Carr:This year's guide to Massport hacks, by the numbers

Globe: Lupo: The going got tough; an espresso eased the way

Globe: Future shocks: 12-mile Pike trip for $6 Leaders, residents bristle at plan for toll increases

Globe: Council losing women members and its ability to attract more

October 6, 2001

Herald: Massport honchos landed big raises just prior to attacks

Globe: A BOSTON GLOBE EDITORIAL Hopeful on housing

October 5, 2001

Herald: Massport board members may be next to catch heat

Globe: Massport contracts drawing scrutiny Pacts in place as revenues fall

October 4, 2001

Globe: Toll issue gets increasingly rancorous: Pike discounts favor city dwellers

Globe: New job, same pay for demoted Massport public safety chief

Globe: Sinking revenues may force Massport to slash jobs at Logan9

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