Category: Editorials

Enjoy a Safe Fourth of July

It goes without saying that this will be a Fourth of July unlike any other in the history of our nation. Americans traditionally have celebrated the Fourth both with large community gatherings and with smaller get-togethers.  The Fourth of July rekindles…

Letter to the Editor

BLM Banner Dear Editor: It was heartening to see the Black Lives Matter banner displayed at City Hall, but, when it disappeared after only a few days, many of us were confused and upset. Maybe Revere really doesn’t take the crisis…

Letter to the Editor

Let’s put a halt to teacher layoffs Dear Editor:  Last week, I was proud to sign on to a petition in support of Whelan School teachers, particularly those who may have been targeted due to standing up for their collective…

Thank You, Chief Guido

The announcement last week by Police Chief James R. Guido that he will be retiring effective June 30 caught many by surprise in the city. However, the coronavirus has reinforced for many of us the two things that are most…

A Tremendous Court Decision

The decision this past Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court extending the rights of gay and transgender workers under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars employment discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin,…

And Now, Stinging Jellyfish

The ocean temperature barely has reached 60 degrees in Boston Harbor and vicinity, but the warnings on our beaches have confirmed what the beachcombers among us have known for a week or so — the dreaded jellyfish have arrived. According to…

Guest Op-ed: A Father’s Day Reflection

By Mayor Brian Arrigo Years from now, historians, sociologists, scientists and academics of all disciplines will examine the events and upheavals of the year 2020 and probably say…”wow.” We are actually living it, staying indoors, standing in lines, wearing masks…

Guest Op-ed: Unity Against Crisis

By Brian M. Arrigo During the recent months we have experienced two dramatic events that undoubtedly will be forever  characterized as pivotal moments of modern history:  the Covid-19 pandemic, and the demonstrations that have been staged across the nation in…

Letters to the Editor

A Letter from Revere Youth Dear Editor, We, the undersigned, are writing to you as an informal collective of Revere youth. The recent murder of George Floyd, Amuad Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others have brought us together to write…