“Done Deals” How Insiders benefit from secret planning board meetings

One morning in 2005, I heard a noise outside my front door and here is a manila envelope on my doorstep. I looked around to see where it came from, but whoever it was,was making a fast getaway. A green Subaru with a Smith sticker on it was just turning down King Street. I saw … Continue reading “Done Deals” How Insiders benefit from secret planning board meetings

On not meeting Whitey Bulger

I began telling one of my war stories to my wife this morning, about how I met Whitey Bulger back in the early seventies, and caught myself. I was fairly solid on remembering killing a half an hour or so in a little bar just off Broadway in the Winter Hill section of Somerville, waiting … Continue reading On not meeting Whitey Bulger

Probe by City Clerk substantiates possible violation of state laws.

Materials promoting Narkewicz candidacy distributed on school premises Mayoral Candidate Michael Bardsley today filed a complaint with the city clerk that there was an apparent violation of a state law prohibiting the use of city buildings for political purposes when leaflets advertising an jnformal meeting with David Narkewicz, City Council President and Mayoral Candidate, were … Continue reading Probe by City Clerk substantiates possible violation of state laws.

You got to be patient

An undated letter was taped up on the elevator door at Salvo about three weeks ago. One of the two elevators was going to be shut down for a week or so for repairs. OK. The weeks go by, and the 220 tenants learned to wait, learned to take the stairs when they were able, … Continue reading You got to be patient