Matt McDonald

Matt McDonald was born in Brighton and grew up in Watertown.  He has spent most of his life in the general area of Boston. He has worked for six newspaper organizations and several magazines, mostly as a reporter, but also as a copy editor and editor, among other things. His work has appeared in The Mashpee Messenger, Cape Cod News, and The Norfolk Boomerang.

Items by Matt McDonald

Symbolic Hunger Striking at Yale

Five Free Family-Friendly Places To Visit in Massachusetts During April Vacation (and Beyond)

Top Five Crayon Colors Crayola Should Have Tossed

Campaign Finance Complaint Filed Against ICE-Raid-Leaking State Rep

‘Crusader’ Is Not the Problem; ‘Holy Cross’ Is the Problem

The Southie St. Patrick’s Day Parade Battle Is Over … Or Is It?

Help! The Internet Just Lied To Me

Charlie To Planned Parenthood:  I’ve Got Your Back

What’s the Difference Between Ed Markey and Donald Trump?

There’s No Such Thing As Presidents Day — So Stop Saying It, Already

The Struggles at Two Boston High Schools: Will Axing Teachers Fix the Problems?

Elizabeth Warren: A Great Way To Get Ready For Lent

Looking for Trumpism in all the Wrong Places

If Trump Is From Mars, His Enemies Are From Pluto

Take Bribes, Keep Pension?

Vice President Mike Pence To Speak At March for Life in Washington

Hughes Wins Re-Election As Massachusetts GOP Chairman

Drinks Are On Bobby

Church/State Flap Nixes School Chorus Easter Appearance at Italian Basilica

Pro-Life Is Pro-Choice

Demagogues Need Not Apply

Ode To Barry

Biotech Firm Can Now Buy State Land in Worcester

The Troubling Record of Jeff Sessions

$15 An Hour An Albatross, Some Businesses Say

Boston Meter Maid Supervisors Shafted By Sex Discrimination, Union Says

Horrors of the Courtroom Lead Stenographer To Seek Disability Pension

All The News That’s Fit To Fake

You Are the Solution You’ve Been Waiting For

The Holiday That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Not so fast: Massachusetts AG office says churches not always exempt from ‘bathroom bill’

Et Tu, Maura? Attorney General pulls plug on equality, tells transgender people to hold it

New chief of NewBostonPost makes rash promises, unreasonable demands

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