Steve Poftak

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School Assignment Reform Attracts Some Opportunists

This mailer shows what the city has been up against all along.

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A Challenger to Mayor Menino?

More annonymous polling calls were made in the area this week.

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BPS School Assignment Reform: Nearing the End?

After nearly a year, the city appears to be making progress toward a final decision.

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HOT Lanes Are Working, But Not in Massachusetts

How long until we get serious about innovating our transportation system?

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The Freaks Come Out At Night

Thankfully, the sports radio listeners in Boston finally have another late-night option.

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Where Do MBTA Cars Go When They Die?

To the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, of course.

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New MBTA Chief’s Atlanta Audit Is No Big Deal

And don’t worry about the MBTA because of it.

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No One Cares About the Governor's Council (At Least on the South Coast)

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Why School Busing is a Logistical Feat

Think your job is hard? BPS has to figure out how to move thousands of students every day.

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What We Know About BPS School Assignment Reform

Think-tanks around town research the potential impact of this major education decision.

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BPS Just Changed the Rules in the Middle of the Game

How could sibling preference for current students be jettisoned so quickly?

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BPS Needs to Fix Its Walk-Zone Utilities

Stressed-out parents are being incorrectly told they have fewer walk-zone options than before.

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Something’s Missing from the BPS Zone Plans

The options seem to forget one thing: current students.

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Someone Is Thinking About Running for Mayor in 2013

And I have a few suspects based on a poll from last week.

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Primary Day? What Primary Day?

Believe it or not, the Boston-area’s obscure races offer action on Primary Day.