Category: Editorials

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…

Time to End the War On Drugs

For those of us who have been around for longer than we might care to admit, America has been consumed during our lifetime by the never-ending battle to combat drug abuse. It was in 1971 — almost 50 years ago…

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

Mr. Mayor, Now is the Time to Develop a New Strategy Dear Editor: Before things get totally out of control, it’s time to adopt a new strategy, maybe a new philosophy. The Boston Common is probably the most important part…

School Is Back — Drive Safely

We’re sure we’re no different than all of our fellow commuters in expressing this sentiment: It’s so nice when there are no school buses, crossing guards, and children in the streets during our morning commute. We time the departure from…