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Michael Dukakis

By adamg - 10/10/12 - 4:41 pm
Dukakis makes a point

Work officially began today on a project to restore the Muddy River to something closer to what Olmsted might recognize - and to reduce the odds of another devastating flood along the normally placid series of brooks and ponds at the heart of the Emerald Necklace.

Officials said the first phase of the project, which will last three years and cost $31 million, will involve dredging current channels, replacing some culverts with larger pipes or opening them back up as streams and moving some nearby roads.

By adamg - 9/24/09 - 8:46 am

Jay Fitzgerald ponders the crowning of a guy most of us have never heard of as our Temporary Senator:

With an unerring instinct for political disaster, Deval Patrick looks like he's going with Paul Kirk -- and Patrick will look like a first-rate incompetent weenie as a result. He'll come across as having caved to the mildest criticism of Dukakis and the slightest hint a Dukakis appointment might be used as a campaign issue. He'll come across as having buckled to the wishes of the out-of-state Kennedy family and D.C. insiders. He should have cut his losses and just gone with the Duke. ...

By adamg - 1/25/08 - 2:22 pm

Were we the only ones who sat through that speech wondering where they got that weird shade of blue?

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