Category: Editorials

Guest Op-Ed: School Reopening Plans

By Thomas Scott and Robert N. Baldwin, Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) Across the Commonwealth, school districts are beginning to announce their plans for the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Some communities are choosing not to reopen school…

America Is Circling The Drain

On January 30 — what seems like a lifetime ago — the World Health Organization declared that COVID-19 was a world-wide pandemic. On that same fateful date, the United States’ Centers for Disease Control issued a press release that stated…

Car Repossessions are on the Rise

Although most of the attention of the financial crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has focused on the evictions and foreclosures facing millions of out-of-work Americans, the number of repossessions of motor vehicles because of loan defaults is starting…

Letters to the Editor

The Power of an Interactive Exchange To the Editor, Kudos to Mr. O’Brien, all the staff, students and many folks who have done their part to make this important student experience possible. Now more than ever, students need to feel…

Waiting for the Big One

As we are writing this, we are awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Isaias, which is the earliest-ever ninth named storm of a hurricane season. Although Isaias was a weak Category 1 hurricane when it made landfall in the Carolinas and…