Category: Editorials

We must be Wary of the Virus

The effects of particle size distribution on the rheological properties of the powder and the mechanical properties of additively manufactured 17-4 PH stainless steel With the arrival of the vaccines and the spring season, it is clear that there is…

A Future with Masks?

The effects of particle size distribution on the rheological properties of the powder and the mechanical properties of additively manufactured 17-4 PH stainless steel There has been one positive piece of news during the otherwise tragic COVID-19 pandemic, and that…

Letter to the Editor

I give thanks to the Health Center Dear Editor, The East Boston Health Center has been an important part of our community for many years. As a patient and speaking on behalf of my parents I give praise to the…

An Unfathomable Number

When COVID-19 first came into our national consciousness more than a year ago, it was just a blip on the news. The prospect that a viral bug originating halfway around the world would alter every aspect of our lives seemed inconceivable. And…

Spring is in the Air

This winter has not been a particularly difficult one for us in the Northeast, although February has been colder and stormier than January.  But with temperatures reaching the 50s by the middle of this week, there is the feeling that spring is…

Use Common Sense When Driving

Perusing through the police reports these days makes it apparent that the winter season is here — and with it, the usual array of traffic incidents and accidents. Although we have not had any of the big blizzard-type of winter…

A North Pole Hurricane

Residents in Texas and along the Gulf Coast have become accustomed in recent years to a seemingly-endless onslaught of devastating hurricanes barreling up from the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Harvey a few years ago dumped more rain and caused more flooding…

Wintry Blast Is Not So Hard to Take

The polar vortex once again has spun out of control, as it has done often in recent years. Instead of remaining in a tightly-wrapped circular motion around the Arctic, the vortex has been weakened by record-high temperatures in the Arctic…

TB Settled the Goat Question

Yes Pats’ fans, it was bittersweet to watch the duo of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Super Bowl championship. On the other hand, no Pats’ fan should be deluded into thinking that if…

Letter to the Editor

I Stand Shoulder to Shoulder with Those Against the Substation To the Editor, East Boston has a long, storied history of fighting back against special interests with an activist heart. As many Eastie residents know, in the 1960s the Maverick…