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STOP THE ELECTRIC SCOOTER SCAM

  Mass needs expanded public transportation, not hazardous rental toys   It’s not like I didn’t warn everyone. Last summer I wrote a column on the illegal rollouts of dockless electric scooters by Bird Rides in Cambridge and Somerville that was extremely critical of the company’s move on two grounds: safety, and the problem of […]

IT’S TIME TO BRING BACK RENT CONTROL IN MASSACHUSETTS

  Some cause for hope in new tenant protection legislation being filed at the State House   Yesterday, I saw some good news in the local press. A rarity to be sure. The Boston Globe reported that Rep. Mike Connolly and a coalition of other state legislators are about to file a rent control bill. […]

EDITORIAL: SAVE COMMUNITY MEDIA

Tell the FCC That You Support Your Local Cable Access Station by Dec 14   December 12, 2018 BY JASON PRAMAS @JASONPRAMAS   At DigBoston, my colleagues and I put a lot of effort into working with local community media stations around Greater Boston. Because they are the heart and soul of grassroots democratic public […]