For some empty nesters, city living is just right

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By Jenifer B. McKim | The Boston Globe | August 19, 2012 Five years ago, Lois and Ray Siegelman decided to leave their spacious four-bedroom Colonial home in Concord to start anew in a three-bedroom Charlestown condo with stunning views of Boston Harbor. In doing so, the Siegelmans gave up space for convenience, and suburban quiet and […]

Tight supply means rents soaring in city

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Average of $1,881 is up 7% in a year By Dan Adams | The Boston Globe | August 14, 2012 Rents for apartments in Boston­ are soaring, and a dearth of construction of less expensive apartments is making it increasingly difficult for tenants to find affordable places to live. The average monthly rent jumped more than 7 […]

State’s short-term fix won’t solve MBTA’s ails

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By Renée Loth | The Boston Globe | Opinion Column | June 23, 2012

Does Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey have the toughest job in state government? Smart and upbeat after nearly a year in the post, Davey still says it’s the best job. But the 39-year-old manager is confronting probably the greatest gap between public expectations and available resources of any service the state provides today. And he represents two warring constituencies — highway drivers and transit commuters — who are blind to their common interests.

Surging MBTA ridership could overwhelm system, report warns

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By Eric Moskowitz | The Boston Globe | June 14, 2012 By the end of the decade, Boston’s subways could grow so packed that trains would roll past waiting commuters, unable to accommodate more riders, a new report from a leading land-use think tank warns. Surging T ridership and booming construction around transit stations, the […]

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