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Don’t rule out Trump in ’24

Former president Donald Trump’s announcement of a 2024 White House run was predictable, even if the timing was suspect. He delivered his message calmly and clearly, and he remained on point. The problem is the message was given by a man who has been branded by his opponents with the most ...

Musk’s Twitter takeover is democracy in action

Last month, internet billionaire Elon Musk completed his highly anticipated acquisition of Twitter. Many users see Musk as a threat that could upend social media as we know it, especially if his promises to transform the platform into a “common digital public square” comes to pass. But ...

All through the night — remembering radio host Bohannon

A great voice is stilled. James “Jimbo” Bohannon died of cancer of the esophagus on Nov. 12. Only weeks earlier, he had to resign from his “Jim Bohannon Show,” the overnight broadcast that aired on 500 radio stations, largely AM, weeknights from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. ET. Jim was a big man ...

How a federal agency put New Englanders in danger

During the extremely cold winter of 2017-18, New England came within two days of rolling blackouts. Natural gas supplies were so constrained that officials with the region’s electric grid operator, ISO New England, said later they’d prepared to cut electricity generation so people would ...

Santa Fund needs your help

For more than a half-century, the Santa Fund has been able to gift local low-income families a chance to relax during the holiday season by providing assistance with Christmas presents so no family has to choose between paying for living expenses or buying their children gifts. As in recent ...