Biomass Regulations

Is Governor Patrick reversing his progressive position on “trees to energy?”   An August 31 Boston Phoenix article ( says he is.   The independent Manomet Report ( was unequivocal in its conclusion that large scale forest biomass energy production is not a “carbon neutral energy source.”  The only woody biomass, aka trees that should be burned […]

Disturbing report on special education collaboratives

One special thing about special education is that it is extremely expensive. State auditor Suzanne Bump has released  scathing critiques of three special education collaboratives in Massachusetts, detailing misuse of millions of dollars of funds. I first heard the story reported on WBUR. Now I fear that more shoes may drop. My question to Will: […]