How to get away with murder

Note: Since this was posted, The Boston Globe is reporting that the parent company of Hannaford is bidding for Market Basket. Are they trying to buy themselves into the boycott? If corporations are people, perhaps Professor Annalise Keating has been consulting with some miscreant in the assault on Market Basket. The good professor, played by Viola Davis, is […]

If corporations are people, this is homicide

    Someone is going to make a movie about the current Market Basket drama. We’ll have a good idea who makes the movie when this episode plays out. If Arthur T. (Artie T.) Demoulas and the workers prevail, it’s a happy Disney movie. If Arthur S. Demoulas, Felicia Thornton, and Jim Gooch maintain control of the […]

Amending the Minuteman Regional Agreement

Tonight’s remarks under Arlington Town Meeting Article 21, AMENDMENTS TO THE DISTRICT AGREEMENT OF THE MINUTEMAN REGIONAL VOCATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT  As a former member of the Minuteman Regional School Committee, I know that our relationship with Minuteman is a complicated mix of partnership and competition. We are partners in educating Arlington students, yet we also compete […]

LWV – Vision 2020 candidates night

The League of Women Voters – Vision 2020 candidate debate is available on ACMi Video on Demand! Please take the time to watch it! Here’s the text of my statements and answers at candidates night: Opening statement (approximately 0:59): Thank you, Margaret. Thanks to the League of Women Voters and Vision 2020 for hosting us, […]

Minuteman Budget Blues

As a former member of the Minuteman Regional School Committee, I know that our relationship with Minuteman is a complicated mix of partnership and competition. We are partners in educating Arlington students, yet we also compete for students. We need Minuteman to provide the specialized and expensive vocational programs that individual towns cannot provide on […]