Category: Editorials

Happy Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July falling on a Thursday this year, many of us will be enjoying an extra-long holiday weekend for which the weather hopefully will cooperate. The Fourth of July brings back fond recollections from our youth, when…

Get ready for the heat

With the weatherman forecasting the first heat wave of the season for our region this week, all of us should take precautions to ensure that we do not fall victim to heat stroke or other heat-related stress to our bodies.…

Banner #18!

The Celtics’ convincing victory in Game 5 on Monday that clinched the Celts’ 18th NBA championship was great fun for fans old and young alike. For those of us who cherish our “Havlicek Stole the Ball” album and who recall…

Letter to the Editor 6/12/24

Takes Issue with Letter Dear Editor, A recent letter to you was captioned “Nobody is above the law”.  I beg to differ.  The writer was gloating over the conviction of Donald Trump.  I can understand if you don’t like Trump. …

June is a monthof freedom

June marks the first month of the summer season, the period on the calendar when we take vacations from school and work to travel and enjoy the company of our friends and family members. It’s our personal time, that sweet…

Letter to the Editor

No one is above the law Dear editor, Trump’s conviction in New York reaffirms the principle that no one—not even a former president—is above the law in the United States of America. The evidence presented to the jury was damning,…

Lest We Forget…

Although the Memorial Day weekend signifies the start of the summer season and is observed by families and friends who gather for barbecues and similar festivities, we should keep in mind that Memorial Day is our most solemn national holiday…

Enjoy the Weekend Safely

With predictions for a record travel weekend, we urge our readers to ensure that whatever our celebratory activities may be, we do so safely, both for ourselves and for our loved ones. If friends or family members are showing clear…

Plastic, Plastic Everywhere

In the classic 1967 movie, the Graduate, Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, a recent college graduate, is taken aside by a family friend at his graduation party, who says to him, “Ben, I just have one word of advice for…