Category: Editorials

Letters to the Editor

A Great Sight Dear Editor As I watched the Columbus Day parade, it was a wonderful site to see the spectacular display of the American flag all along Broadway and Revere Street.  Thank you, Mayor Arrigo, for this great display,…

Guest Op-Ed : Fiscal Stability

By Mayor Brian Arrigo The fundamental changes that we put in place at the outset of my Administration have guided our budgetary practices to a point where today, this City occupies probably the strongest financial position in its history. Don’t…

Letter To The Editor

Flip-Flopping on Development Dear Editor: As we discuss the future of our community, there’s no doubt that any development that happens on our vacant properties – residential, commercial, or otherwise – comes with trade-offs. Traffic and congestion are absolutely issues…

Letter to the Editor

What’s Going on With the Tax Rate? Dear Editor, There seems to be a great deal of confusion regarding the recent decrease in the tax rate and the increase in tax bills. “What is going on with my taxes?! They…

Enjoy the Fall Season

Despite the exceptionally wonderful and warm early-fall weather we have been enjoying recently, the calendar does not lie — and the fall season squarely is upon us. For many New Englanders, autumn is our favorite time of year. Even the…

Letters to the Editor

Multicultural Fest Sept. 28 Dear Editor, It’s hard to believe that September is half gone and our calendars are filling up with fall festivals. The Beachmont Improvement Committee (BIC) is planning its 3rd Annual Beachmont Multicultural Festival on Saturday, Sept.…

Letter to the Editor

Happy over Little Library Dear Editor, I can hardly wipe the smile off my face. I’m so pleased with the Little Library project, the outgrowth from a simple idea that has caught fire. Our committee, led by Elle Baker, started…

The Real American Carnage

Whenever a mass shooting occurs — which is to say, fairly regularly somewhere  in America these days — investigators scour for clues as to the “motive” of the gunman. Often, as was the case in El Paso two weeks ago,…

When Will It Be Our Turn?

Hurricane Dorian, the fifth Category 5 hurricane to hit the U.S. in the past four years, has captivated many of us for the past week as we watched the latest forecasts to see where it would strike the American mainland.…

Letter to the Editor

BAC Local 3 Endorses Correggio Dear Editor, The BAC Local 3 offices have endorsed the candidacy of John Correggio for the Revere City Council at Large. John Correggio is a long time friend of BAC Local 3. He firmly believes…