There's always room for compromise on ballot questions

01/19/2018 01:49 PM EST
While our state lawmakers oftentimes shy away from tackling difficult issues, they're also keenly aware that it doesn't take a weatherman to know which way the wind's blowing. 
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EDITORIAL: Federal input on pot industry is wise
01/12/2018 01:49 PM EST - This state's recreational marijuana industry, already rejected or restricted by many communities, now faces a new but not totally unexpected obstacle -- the federal government. Full Story

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There's always room for compromise on ballot questions

01/19/2018 01:49 PM EST
While our state lawmakers oftentimes shy away from tackling difficult issues, they're also keenly aware that it doesn't take a weatherman to know which way the wind's blowing. 
Full Story
EDITORIAL: Federal input on pot industry is wise
01/12/2018 01:49 PM EST - This state's recreational marijuana industry, already rejected or restricted by many communities, now faces a new but not totally unexpected obstacle -- the federal government. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Devens film studio is making its mark
12/29/2017 03:06 PM EST - If you build it, they will come. That iconic line, lifted and paraphrased from the Kevin Costner movie "Field of Dreams," has been Chris Byers' mantra ever since he opened New England Studios in 2013. Full Story

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
12/22/2017 07:36 AM EST - Dear Editor-- I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, "If you see it in The Sun, it's so. Full Story

EDITORIAL: A way to streamline, incentivize more affordable housing
12/15/2017 12:08 PM EST - Since our housing stock won't grow at the grass-roots level, maybe it's time for a top-down approach to solve one of the main obstacles to this state's sustained economic growth. Full Story

Dean Tran takes an inspiring story to Beacon Hill
12/08/2017 07:36 AM EST - Dean Tran's personal story of arriving in America with his family as refugees from the Vietnam War and climbing the ladder of success via education, business and politics is a remarkable one. Full Story

EDITORIAL: MBTA rallies, but service is still a problem
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