Category: Editorials

The Filibuster Must End

The pros and cons of maintaining the filibuster in the U.S. Senate have reached the forefront of political discussion as never before — and with good reason. Whether one believes that the filibuster protects the minority from the so-called tyranny…

Letters to the Editor

Trade School at Pope John Site To the Editor; Education and training in the trades will help the next generation to rise out of poverty. It is my understanding that the City Council is considering bringing a vocational school to…

What Are They Thinking?

Patrick Henry, the fiery American patriot and orator during the American Revolution, famously said, “Give me liberty, or give me death!” However, Repubican governors in some of our Southern and Midwestern states have, under the guise of “freedom,” given that…

Letters to the Editor

Vaccinate our teachers Dear Governor Baker, We, the elected municipal leaders of the City of Everett, respectfully request that you reconsider the classification of Early Education and K-12 teachers within Phase 2 to receive the same vaccination priority as seniors…

Letters to the Editor

A heartfelt thanks go out to Officer Cassidy To the Editor: On Sunday afternoon, February 21, I was walking down Victoria St. toward Chelsea St. I saw a young woman at the corner who was obviously distressed. As I rounded…