Category: Editorials

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America.  Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no religious meaning,…

Enjoy the Holiday Safely

We would be remiss if we did not remind our readers to enjoy the holiday weekend, but to do so safely. The pandemic is spreading like widlfire across our nation, shattering previous records of infection on a daily basis and requiring all…

Letters to the Editor

Thank You IUOE Local 4 Dear Editor, I’m a Marine veteran, a father, a first-generation American, and a former truck driver. Soon, I’ll also be an Operating Engineer with the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 4, building Boston’s skyline. My…

Letter to the Editor

Thinking of My Friends This Election Dear Editor, As I’m sure you know, this election season has been stressful for just about everyone. My 12 year old daughter has taken many of the issues to heart, and in an effort…

Be Sure to Vote

Okay — this is it. The long presidential campaign has come to an end and it will all be over by the time this newspaper is published next week. Although a record-breaking number of Americans already have taken advantage of…

It’s Us Vs. The Virus

The stunning announcement this week by Trump administration officials that they will be doing nothing to halt the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has grave implications both for the health of every American and for the U.S. economy. With an average…

Letter to the Editor

Vote TRUMP This November 3 If You Value Our Nation’s Principles Dear Editor, President Trump has kept his promises to the American People in spite that the left having not recovered from his election!  President Trump was never afforded a…

Voting Has Begun!

Thanks to the early voting laws, every registered voter in Massachusetts has the opportunity to cast their ballot for the upcoming Presidential election in the two weeks prior to Election Day itself, Tuesday, November 3. Although the exact locations and times for…

Letters to the Editor

Supporting Candidates Who Believe in Science Dear Editor, As a voter and a patient, I know that it is critical to support candidates who believe in science and believe in the work being done day in and day out by…

Suffolk DA Rollins Steps Up

The announcement this week by Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins that her office will be expanding the database (often referred to as LEAD) that is comprised of law enforcement personnel whose prior conduct could impact their credibility as witnesses in…

Letters to the Editor

Support of Suffolk Downs Development Proposal Dear Editor, The following letter was submitted to the Boston Planning and Development Agency and received by the Journal for publication Dear BPDA Board Members: I am a lifelong neighbor of the former Suffolk…