Getting Local: Newburyport Slights Non-resident Employees With Paid Parking Plan

For months the city of Newburyport, MA has been debating a paid parking plan for the downtown area, that is now one city council session vote away from being implemented. I’ve watched the news stories in the local paper for sometime as others from the area have, but the recent … Continue reading

DNC Promises To Promote Obama Agenda

The head of the Democratic National Committee is promising to help advance the agenda that President Obama laid out this week in his State of the Union address. Democrats will make “crucial investments to support the President’s agenda for our country’s future — from ads on the air to conversations … Continue reading

Of Football Teams, Fraternities, and Other Important Intellectual Concerns

by Walter Brasch The $50 million Burton Family Football Complex at the University of Connecticut may be nameless soon. Robert G. Burton, who had donated about $3 million to help fund the stadium, wants his money back and his family’s name erased from UConn football. He also informed UConn he … Continue reading