Category: Editorials

Letter to the Editor

Thinking about Quitting Smoking? Dear Editor,  February is American Heart Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking is a leading cause of heart disease. Smoking can lead to the narrowing of blood vessels and high blood…

Traffic, Traffic Everywhere

A recent national report confirmed what those of us in the Greater Boston area have known all-too-well for all-too-long: That by some measures, traffic congestion on our metropolitan roadways is the worst in the entire nation and among the worst…

Green New Deal Is A Good Deal

The growing movement for the federal government to take the lead in effecting policies that will negate the effects of both economic inequality and climate change has been incorporated into what is being referred to as the Green New Deal.…

Job Fair for Encore

One of the largest job fairs for a single company will be happening over the next few months and local residents are encouraged to apply for a position.  Encore, Boston Harbor, is seeking to hire 5,000 people to staff the…

Immigrants Are Our Future

It is an undeniable fact of history that all Americans other than Native Americans are descendants of immigrants. It also is undeniably true that immigrants have not always been welcome with open arms, starting most conspicuously with the Know-Nothing Party…

Thank You, Bob Deleo

It’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since Winthrop/Revere State Rep. Bob DeLeo was elected the Speaker of the House by his colleagues. (Yes, time flies.) We wish to make note of the 10th anniversary of Speaker…

Letter to the Editor

ARE PROJECTS PROTECTED FROM RISING SEA LEVELS Dear Editor, As a person with family ties to Winthrop and many fond memories of Winthrop and Revere, it was exciting for me to read about the new life for Suffolk Downs and…

Thank You, Jay Ash

When Gov. Charlie Baker was elected to his first term of office four years ago, his first major announcement was the appointment of Jay Ash to the post of Secretary of Housing and Economic Development. The announcement by Gov. Baker,…

LETTER to the Editor

REMEMBERING OUR HEROES Dear Editor, “…If I can help somebody as I pass along, if I can cheer somebody with a word or song, if I can show somebody he’s traveling wrong, then my living will not be in vain.”…

Enjoy the Holiday Season

This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories — even for the younger set — of Christmases-past. We choose…

Letter to the Editor

THANK YOU REVERE FROM FOR KIDS ONLY Dear Editor, I am writing to express my gratitude to the community of Revere and the many individuals and businesses who continue to show their support for our public charity, For Kids Only…

Congratulations, Manny Lopes

We join East Boston residents in congratulating East Boston Neighborhood Health Center President and CEO Manny Lopes on his appointment as the chair of the Boston Board of Health. The appointment is another major milestone in the successful career of…

Remember Those Less Fortunate

With Christmas just two weeks away, most of us will be rushing about — either to the stores and malls or online — as we do our last-minute holiday shopping in hopes of finding that “perfect” gift for our family…