Category: Editorials

Tragedy, Sadness in New Zealand

New Zealand is a beautiful country that seems far removed, both literally and figuratively, from the problems facing the rest of our troubled planet. However, the tragic shootings at two mosques in New Zealand this past Friday have demonstrated that…

Another Sign of Climate Change

“Historically catastrophic” flooding is the description of what has been happening across our nation’s Midwestern Plains states this past week, thanks to a combination of heavy snows and unseasonably cold weather followed by unusually heavy rains. When most of us…

Looking at Women as Heroes

March is Women’s History month, and Friday, March 8 was International Women’s Day. As I look back on the legacy of women in our country, I’m reminded of the vast number of accomplishments and achievements that women have made. In…

LETTER to the Editor

Remember that we are one team Dear Editor, Being a city councilor is a great honor and I take pride in representing the people of Everett. Each day I strive to work with my colleagues to maintain meaningful representation for…

Hands-free Driving Makes Sense

Recent statistics indicate that the single-biggest cause of motor vehicle accidents these days can be attributed generally to what is known as “distracted driving.” According to some reports, more Americans now are killed on our roads because of distracted driving…

Letter to the Editor

On Deleo’s Greenworks Proposal To the editor: Speaker DeLeo’s billion-dollar GreenWorks proposal could offer much-needed support to Winthrop, other coastal towns, and all the Commonwealth’s communities as we face greater extremes of tides and weather. But as with any local…