Now we must be strong together.
Now we must fight back together.
Now we must save the soul of this nation together.
'Now we must be strong together. Now we must fight back together. Now we must save the soul of this nation together.’ pic.twitter.com/7hYEvJOTLP
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) April 20, 2017
The Guardian explains our growing urban-farming sector.
The Herald reports how one creative BPS department got to pay a $1,000-a-day consultant even though BPS policy forbids paying more than $40 an hour without the superintendent's approval, which it didn't have.
The Globe reports. Suspended Suffolk County Probate register Felix Arroyo has said he was undercut by angry, racist underlings.
Domingos DaRosa, a Hyde Park resident and former city youth worker who now runs his own property-maintenance business, has filed papers with state elections officials that he has organized a campaign to run for an at-large city council seat in this year's fall elections. Read more.
Survivor Patrick Downes reflects on the year: "I am so proud to be a Bostonian." April 15, 2014.
Survivor Mohamed El Bachiri reflects on his year without his wife. His answer to terrorism is "A Jihad of Love", Dec 12, 2016
Our own Ron Newman spotted this sign, probably only meant for the eyes of the store manager, at his local Dunkin' Donuts. Mmm, bet you can't wait to go up to the counter and smartly say to the clerk: "One Frozen Dunkin' Coffee, please!"
Today's the 100th anniversary of the formal American declaration of war against Germany. Within days, the National Guard began patrols of the Boston waterfront to guard against German spies - Boston being a key Atlantic port, of course.
The latest Massachusetts drought map, released this morning, shows that last week's rain and snow finally tipped a third of the state from drought watch to not at all droughty - and that another third of the state is "abnormally dry," the lowest of the drought classifications.
WGBH reports Jackson grabbed a reporter by the arm and pushed it aside when she asked a question about his past job selling pharmaceutical drugs. He says he was only pushing her microphone out of his face, but sent the station and the reporter apologies.
The Globe writes today that since 2009, at least 11 bodies have been recovered from the water surrounding Boston and that the last one was that of Zachary Marr, whose body was found in the Charles near North Station a month after he disappeared from a downtown bar.
The Globe is wrong on both counts. Read more.
Regular street sweeping in Boston resumes today in those parts of the city not lucky enough to be the North End, the South End or Beacon Hill. If you're new to town, you can look up your street-sweeping day.
Also, the Sox open at home today.
The Herald reports Aziza Robinson-Goodnight, 33, plans to run for one of the four at-large council seats in this fall's elections, hoping to take one of the seats now held by Michelle Wu, Annissa Essaibi-George, Michael Flaherty and Ayanna Pressley.