Re “S.D. works to fix water billing accuracy” (Oct. 5): The city has spent seven years working to install smart meters for its 260,000 water customers and replaced a total of 15,600 water meters, or only 4%. This is the definition of bureaucratic ineptness. Who is in charge in the Public Utilities Department? It appears we have been creating another government crisis. … [Read more...] about Readers React: San Diegans want to see these problems fixed
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The former Corey Hill Nursing Home is on a street of brick two-family houses in Brighton, a few blocks from busy Commonwealth Avenue and the MBTA’s Green Line. Developer Jeffrey Feuerman wants the Boston Planning & Development Agency to change the nursing home zoning to allow for a four-story apartment building, of mostly one- and two-bedroom units. … [Read more...] about The Boston-area housing crunch, distilled in one property
“And it’s through Imagine Boston 2030 that the now-Boston Planning and Development Agency is running an unprecedented number of planning studies citywide where the community is our most important partner,” he added. “Today, we have an agency that, for the first time, uses community engagement to guide growth that is inclusive and respects the history of each of our unique neighborhoods.” … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.
Dana LeVangie – who’s been a member of the Red Sox organization for 29 years, including the last seven on the coaching staff – was reassigned from pitching coach to a role in the pro scouting department. Steve Langone, the advance scouting manager, likewise will move to pro scouting. Brian Bannister, who’d served an in-uniform role as assistant pitching coach on top of his duties as VP of pitching development, will no longer be part of the big league coaching staff. Instead, he’ll focus on pitcher development programs, particularly in the minors. … [Read more...] about Why the Red Sox felt their pitching infrastructure needed change
Koh’s campaign wouldn’t solely focus on litigating whether Trahan’s campaign loan was legal; he has also tried to outflank Trahan from the left — not only on impeachment, but also on health care. Koh was an outspoken supporter of moving the country to a single-payer “Medicare-for-All” health care system. Trahan signed on as a sponsor of Medicare-for-All legislation in March, but did voice concerns about potential unforeseen costs of the system during the campaign. … [Read more...] about Here’s why Dan Koh is thinking about another run for Congress