Boston to Host International Mayors Climate Summit

Boston University will host the “International Mayors Climate Summit” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday. The summit hopes to address the rising challenges present by a shifting climate, incorporating individuals from both the public and private sector. More specifically the goal of the summit is to create strategies that “reduce greenhouse gas emission, and how to prepare for the impacts of climate change,” … Continue reading Boston to Host International Mayors Climate Summit

Elderly Struggle to Pay Their Bills

Nearly 300,000 Massachusetts residents aged 65 and above are unable to cover the cost of basic necessities according to the 2016 Elder Economic Security Standard Index. More than 60% of single older adults in the state can’t afford food, housing, or other living expenses, the second highest rate in the country. Women are more likely to be worse off financially than their male counterparts, with … Continue reading Elderly Struggle to Pay Their Bills

Boston Housing Boom Poses Challenge for MBTA

A new 1,600 housing unit and 15-acre development in South Boston is an example of a housing project that will put a tremendous amount of stress on the city’s public transportation. Already, Silver Line Buses are forced to skip stops, like Summer Street, due to overcrowding and this is likely to continue with the construction of more apartment complexes. The T has set aside $2 … Continue reading Boston Housing Boom Poses Challenge for MBTA

Trump’s New Communication Director has Boston Ties

Incoming communications director Anthony Scaramucci  spent his formative years in the Boston area. Scaramucci graduated from Tufts University in Medford in 1986 and spent the next few years about 2 miles south at Harvard Law School, where he graduated in 1989. Scaramucci founded SkyBridge Capital, an investment firm that manages and advises $11.4 billion in assets. He served on the board of overseers of the … Continue reading Trump’s New Communication Director has Boston Ties