Category: Editorials

Anthony Ventura

The former owner of Everett Square Sporting Goods, Anthony Ventura, was one of this city’s best-known downtown businesspeople. He was a good, good guy – a generous man who understood his business and who cared about his clientele. Inside his…

Absentee ballot conundrum

We once again call attention to the School Committee’s effort to straighten out the possible illegal use of absentee ballots that has grown serious enough to warrant changing the system The percentages of absentee ballots handed in given the total…

From Yemen to Everett

The LNG tanker from Yemen has arrived, and as the Coast Guard predicted, its entrance into Boston harbor went smoothly. Of course it went smoothly. But what happens when that one time, that one fatal instance occurs when it doesn’t…

Tiger Woods

Did you watch and listen to Tiger Woods last Friday when he apologized for not being able to control his lower mammalian impulses? We did. And you know what? We tended to believe him and to appreciate his apology. W…