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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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Everett, of all places, just became a casino destination

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

The state selected Wynn Resorts’ proposal over a competing Revere-based bid from New England favorite Mohegan Sun.

Adrian Walker

Martha Coakley’s base shows fissures

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

Coakley has still got to persuade people to vote for her, and the seeds of doubt are visible to anyone willing to look.

Adrian Walker

Do city councilors really deserve a raise?

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

There is no real case that city councilors are underpaid by tens of thousands of dollars. It’s an insult to the taxpayers.

Adrian Walker

Carlo DeMaria not worth gamble

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

The state may decide this week where the Eastern Mass. casino will go and I just can’t help rooting against Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria.