Category: Editorials

Tragedy, Sadness in New Zealand

New Zealand is a beautiful country that seems far removed, both literally and figuratively, from the problems facing the rest of our troubled planet. However, the tragic shootings at two mosques in New Zealand this past Friday have demonstrated that…

Another Sign of Climate Change

“Historically catastrophic” flooding is the description of what has been happening across our nation’s Midwestern Plains states this past week, thanks to a combination of heavy snows and unseasonably cold weather followed by unusually heavy rains. When most of us…

Hands-free Driving Makes Sense

Recent statistics indicate that the single-biggest cause of motor vehicle accidents these days can be attributed generally to what is known as “distracted driving.” According to some reports, more Americans now are killed on our roads because of distracted driving…

Letters to the Editor

On DeLeo’s Greenworks Proposal To the editor: Speaker DeLeo’s billion-dollar GreenWorks proposal could offer much-needed support to Winthrop, other coastal towns, and all the Commonwealth’s communities as we face greater extremes of tides and weather. But as with any local…

March: In like a Lion

Just when all of us were counting the days to the beginning of spring — known as the vernal equinox, which this year falls on Wednesday, March 20, at 5:58 p.m. — Ol’ Man Winter struck with a vengeance, bringing…