Category: Editorials

Letters to the Editor

On Recounts Dear Editor, The ability to conduct a recount in elections is vital for maintaining the credibility of the democratic process. It acts as a safety net to rectify any potential errors or discrepancies in the initial vote count.…

Happy Hanukkah

The eight-day observance of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, starts this Thursday evening, December 7, and will culminate on Friday, December 15. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days by lighting the candles of the Menorah,…

Letter to the Editor

Thanks for All the Hard Work Dear Editor, As Election Commissioner for the City of Revere, I want to thank all of the people who made the recount of the November 7, 2023 municipal election ballots happen. I’m proud of…

Happy Thanksgiving

A Harris poll a few years ago revealed that Christmas is the favorite holiday of the year among all age groups of Americans, but we think that Thanksgiving, our uniquely American holiday, has much more to recommend it than Christmas.…

Letters to the Editor

Statement by Mayor-Elect, Patrick Keefe Dear Editor,  It is truly disheartening, that after having conceded, my opponent has made the decision to pursue an unnecessary and costly recount of an election he lost. Disheartening, but not surprising. Not surprising because…

Letter to the Editor

On Deck Dear Editor, I find myself at a pivotal juncture, positioned as the next in line for City Councilor at Large if a current Councilor at Large decides to step down. I take this role as the “Backup Quarterback”…

“Thank You” To Our Veterans

This Saturday, November 11, will mark the 104th observance of Veterans Day in the United States, a day marked by solemnity and reverence to honor those who have served in our nation’s military. Veteran’s Day initially was known as Armistice…

Happy 90th Birthday, Gov. Dukakis

We wish to extend our best wishes for a “Happy Birthday” to former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, who turned 90 last week. Mike Dukakis served as governor of our state from 1975-79 and then again for two terms from 1983-91.…

Letter to the Editor

There’s Gotta Be a Better Way Dear Editor, After reviewing the city council’s discussion and decision regarding the renaming of Unity Ave, to use Councilor Visconti’s words, we are quite “surprised.” Surprised and disappointed by the unfair process, lack of…

Get Out and Vote On Tuesday

Many of us view local government in the same way that we think about the weather: Everybody complains about it, but nobody does anything about it. However, unlike the weather, there actually is something we can do about the future…