Category: Editorials

Food for Thought

For decades public health officials and the medical profession have warned Americans that our unhealthy eating habits have contributed to an epidemic of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, among other ill-effects, in our country. The irony of 21st century…

Letter to the Editor

An Approach to Tackle Climate Change Dear Editor, In the face of much hand-wringing about climate change, little will be done unless it makes economic sense, as wildly uneconomical regulations will not survive the election after they are enacted.   We…

Letters to the Editor

Thank You from the Sunshine State Dear Editor, Winthrop Marketplace expands to Florida!…… Roberta Puritz-Hayes orders a cooked turkey dinner for her family gathering and has this to say about it: I wanted to contact you first to let you…

Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

This Tuesday, November 5, is election day in cities and some towns across the state for local offices, including mayoral and council contests. Not too long ago, local elections in Massachusetts routinely drew voter turnouts of 80-90 percent, almost equivalent…

Letter to the Editor

Regarding the Airport Hazards Committee Dear Editor, I would like to add a few comments to the article in last week’s Winthrop Transcript about the Airport Hazard Committee meeting with the Town Council. The WAHC asked the Town for help,…