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John Monfredo: Ted Coghlin: A Dynamic and Caring Hero Who Will Be Missed!—During this holiday season we mourn the passing…

Americans Identifying Race Relations as a Top Issue Sharply Rises According to Gallup Poll—Gallup released results from a new poll on…

Sharks Fall 4-1 On Road to Manchester—Sharks Fall 4-1 to Manchester on the road

Monster Jam ‘Roars’ Into the DCU Center—Monster Jam will be returning to the DCU…

Friday Financial Five – December 19th, 2014—Congress finally approved retroactive individual tax breaks

REPORT: Rondo Trade to Dallas is VERY Close—Celtics on the verge of trading Rondo

Massachusetts Adds 13,500 Jobs in November—The executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development…

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Giorgio: Dick Cheney Needs to Stop Torturing Us

Paul Giorgio

Just when you thought it was safe and that the Senate report on the CIA was ready to go away, former Vice President Dick Cheney...

Horowitz: Game-Changing Global Climate Change Agreement Reached

For the first time ever, nearly all the nations of the world have now agreed to put their country on a path to reducing the...

Finneran: Hope Comes Alive

It happened two nights ago, after dark. It was dinner time in most homes and I suppose the perps’ intent was to catch as...

Giorgio: The Real Real Estate Tax Problem in Worcester

Paul Giorgio

Last night the Worcester City Council set the tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year. And each year homeowners are pitted against business leaders during...

Horowitz: Doing Good Creates Opportunities to Do Well

Rob Horowitz

As we struggle as a society to continue to offer broad and widely available paths to realizing the American Dream, new research highlights a strong...

Giorgio: The Worcester Cold Storage Fire 15 Years Later

Paul Giorgio

It was fifteen years ago tonight that six Worcester Firefighters lost their lives in what has become one of the greatest tragedies in our city...

Horowitz: Jim Webb, Former US Senator and Genuine War Hero, Tests Presidential Waters

Rob Horowitz

With the 2014 mid-term elections now behind us, media attention is beginning to shift to the next big national contest-the 2016 Presidential election. What is shaping up...

Paul Giorgio: The Political Roots of Thanksgiving

Tomorrow we celebrated Thanksgiving, the most political of holidays.  Throughout this nation families will gather to give thanks and we, as a nation have...

Rob Horowitz: Obama’s Immigration Executive Order; Good Policy and Good Politics

Rob Horowitz

President Obama’s carefully calibrated, but still truly impacting Executive Order on Immigration, unveiled last week in a Thursday evening address to the nation...

Worcester Reacts to Governor Patrick’s Proposed Local Cuts

Senator Michael Moore

On Wednesday, Governor Deval Patrick proposed cuts across Massachusetts totaling $329 million to close state budget gaps. $25.5 million will be cut from local aid. Stephen Abraham,...

Giorgio: When Government Over Reaches

Paul Giorgio

The recent spat in the tiny Central Massachusetts town of Westminster, over the possible ban on the sale of tobacco products in town is a...

Governor-Elect Baker Announces O’Brien as Part of Transition Team

Newly elected Governor Charlie Baker announced today the members of his transition committee on Human Resources and other advisory committees. Chairing the transition team is...

Finneran: America The Beautiful…………..

We begin in Oslo, Norway, the host city to the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human rights gathering. The stories are riveting, appalling, frightening. I...

Becker College to Offer First U.S. Degree in Global Citizenship

Becker College is now offering a new Bachelor of Arts in Global Citizenship.

Paul Giorgio: Remembering the Berlin Wall

Twenty five years ago this week the Berlin Wall came down. This event was celebrated Sunday in a unified Berlin.

Finneran: President Obama—-Black and Blue and Badly Bruised

President Obama is our first black President. After Tuesday’s elections he’s now black and blue and badly bruised. Once again he...

Paul Giorgio: Baker Wins, Attorney General Jinx Carries On

Republican Charlie Baker on his second try for the Corner Office on Beacon Hill barely squeaked by  Martha Coakley, thus keeping the Attorney General...

Finneran: Too Old, Too White, Too Male To Understand….

Can someone please tell me why parents would allow their young children---girls specifically---to be degraded by adults?  And while we’re at it,...

Longtime Boston Mayor Tom Menino Passes Away at 71

Thomas M. Menino – Boston’s longest serving mayor – has passed away at the age of 71 after a long battle with cancer.

Giorgio: Thoughts on the Midterm Senate Election

Paul Giorgio

As we enter the final week of the midterm election campaign season several things are important to note.

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