August 13, 2013
Mayor's Press Office
The following opinion piece was submitted by the Office of Mayor Thomas Menino on Monday, Aug. 12:
A Question of Impacts
By Mayor Thomas M. Menino
Some people have accused me of “playing politics” and being a “bully” in regard to the proposed Wynn casino development. Today, I’m setting the record straight—if being a bully means standing up for Boston and Charlestown then, yes, I am. If being a bully means that I demand information from developers who plan to impact our city then, yes, I am. If being a bully means that I stand up and call foul on a rushed and ill-conceived project that will rely on Boston land to survive then, yes, I am. Read More...