Category: Editorials

Congratulations, Chief Guido

We know we join with the entire Revere community in offering our congratulations to Revere Police Chief James Guido upon his recent election as the new president of the Massachusetts Police Association, which represents 18,000 police officers in Massachusetts. This…

Guest Op-Ed: Who Makes Christmas?

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  As we approach Christmas day let’s take a moment to salute the grand women of Christmas. My wife knocks herself out preparing for events like Thanksgiving and Christmas. She started preparing the Thanksgiving meal two weeks…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Vaping by youth has become what the U.S. Surgeon General calls an epidemic and many people are working to find solutions.  I’m asked frequently what can be done to turn the tide, and now new resources are available…

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. And specifically, we really mean only one thing: Do not drink and drive, nor allow friends and family members…

Letter to the Editor

Reject the Sanctuary State Bill (HB 3573/SB1401) Dear Editor, Nationwide, from 2011 to 2018, non-citizens, mostly illegal aliens, committed 667,000 drug offenses, 42,000 robberies, 25,000 homicides, 91,000 sex crimes, 213,000 assaults, 95,000 weapons offenses, and 81,000 auto thefts, according to…

Food for Thought

For decades public health officials and the medical profession have warned Americans that our unhealthy eating habits have contributed to an epidemic of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, among other ill-effects, in our country. The irony of 21st century…

Letter to the Editor

An Approach to Tackle Climate Change Dear Editor, In the face of much hand wringing about climate change, little will be done unless it makes economic sense, as wildly uneconomical regulations will not survive the election after they are enacted.  …

To RHS Fans: Make Revere Proud

There is no doubt that there will be plenty of excitement Friday evening when Revere and Melrose battle each other for the Division 4 North championship and the right to advance to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium. As is…

Letter to the Editor

Let’s Go Patriots Dear Editor, I hope you are all well. There have only been two times in the recent History of Revere that we have been ranked this high in Mass Football standings, 1973 and today.  The ‘81 team…

Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

This Tuesday, November 5, is election day in cities and some towns across the state for local offices, including mayoral and council contests. Not too long ago, local elections in Massachusetts routinely drew voter turnouts of 80-90 percent, almost equivalent…

Letter to the Editor

Why I’m Voting for Arrigo Dear Editor: As a Revere High graduate and a lifelong resident, I’m so proud of all the positive change Mayor Brian Arrigo has brought to our city.  When Mayor Arrigo walked in to office, DPW…