Category: Editorials

Letters to the Editor 3-25-2020

REVERE’S VOLUNTEER INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE ear Editor, We truly appreciate all who want to be involved as we are faced with this national and very local emergency. We hear of many offers to help from individuals and from community organizations…

Guest Op-Ed: It’s not just statistics

By Mayor Brian Arrigo Every day since the Covid-19 pandemic invaded, occupying our hospitals, and paralyzing our economy, and dominating our discourse, we have been bludgeoned with statistics and projections and warnings and restrictions. All of it is necessary and,…

Thank goodness for Dr. Fauci

Watching the daily press briefings of the White House Task Force on the current corona virus crisis, we know we speak for all Americans in being thankful for the calming and professional presence of Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has served…

Our underprepared healthcare system

The coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping across the world has highlighted how ill-prepared the U.S. healthcare system has become for dealing with a national health emergency of this potential magnitude. The U.S. has lagged far behind other nations in terms…

March is weather purgatory

With the promise of winter coming to an end and spring just around the corner, we have high hopes for March. The crocuses start to pop through the ground and the sun is noticeably stronger and warmer. There also is a…

Letters to the Editor 02-19-2020

THIS DECISION IS WRONG Dear Editor, The Alliance for Health and Environment is deeply outraged by the recently released Emission Control Plan for Wheelabrator Saugus that was approved by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. MassDEP issued a Modified Approval…

Letter to the Editor

A MOMENT TO REMEMBER DOCTOR KING Dear Editor, As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King’s Holiday this year, let us strive that this hope becomes our hope. These words of Dr. King seem like they were written today. “Let us…

Guest Op-Ed

Are you a time saver or a time waster? By Melissa Martin In the days of old, consumers visited the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker. They chatted, gossiped, and shared community news. Timeworn traditions turned into trends to save…

The Earth Is on Fire

As this is being written, reports indicate that the worst is yet to come for the people of Australia, whose land literally is burning up all around them. The apocalyptic images of families being driven from their homes, wearing face…