Category: Editorials

Earth Day

By Mayor Carlo DeMaria This week, as we celebrate Earth Day, it is important that we raise awareness of both our environmental assets and the natural beauty that surrounds us, so that we all have a greater appreciation of the…

Plastic Bag Ban Makes Sense

There presently are 90 communities across the state that have banned the use of those ubiquitous single-use plastic bags that typically are found at check-out counters in all kinds of stores — and which then typically end up strewn by…

Bring on the Spring

Yes, we know that the calendar told us that spring officially began with the vernal equinox on March 20. And yes, the crocuses have been in full bloom, bringing a welcome burst of color to the otherwise-dreary New England landscape…

Letters to the Editor

My Full Support Dear Editor, As of 10 a.m. Tuesday morning the Massachusetts Gaming Commission started an intensive three-day hearing process located at the Boston Convention Center. The matter is whether Wynn Resorts will be found suitable and allowed to…