Stories by Vincenzo Malo
THEODORE H. WHITE WROTE many years ago that the life of a city is like a ballet. Anybody who has studied the American city, specifically the City of Boston, understands that there are rapid demographic changes underway. Boston is no longer mentioned in the same paragraph with Detroit, St. Louis, Cleveland and other cities that(...)
Students are disappearing in western and central Mass.
EVERY 10 YEARS, the Massachusetts Legislature must go about the arduous task of redistricting our House and Senate districts. Because of the continued shift in population within the state, each decade the districts creep farther toward Boston. The same is also true whenever Massachusetts loses a congressional seat. In 1962, we had 14 congressional districts.(...)