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Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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A Dorchester dream dimmed by union demands

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Joel Abrams didn’t think anyone opposed the expansion of the neighborhood health center he ran. But that was not the case.

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Decades of Lexington students remember their beloved ‘Mrs. P.’

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Sandi Peaslee was a force of nature who taught music at Lexington High School for 30 years.

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Will the State House ever look more like Massachusetts?

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Recruiting and training efforts could have more impact than creating more districts with a nonwhite majority.

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Chelsea charter program that taught struggling kids reaches a milestone

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The first Phoenix Charter Academy was founded in Chelsea 10 years ago as an alternative school for young people who had struggled elsewhere.