Category: Editorials

Letter to the Editor

Not Tierney  Dear Editor, With due notice of your otherwise commendable front page article about the Irish Memorial on Deer Island, and its dedication this May, you have done a disservice to the driving force behind this ongoing effort, by…

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…

Robert L. Driscoll Sr.

The passing this week of Robert L. Driscoll Sr. removes from our midst one of the truly great public servants in the history of the Town of Winthrop. Bob served for many years on the Planning Board, not merely with…

Letters to the Editor

35 birch road has not been sold Dear Editor, Due to a processing error at real estate data analytics firm The Warren Group, from which the Winthrop Sun sources its real estate sales, a recent sale at 33-35 Billows St,…

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…

LETTERS to the Editor

REINSTATE FRIDAY BUSINESS HOURS AT TOWN HALL Dear Editor, The following was submitted to Town Councilors and Town Manager Austin Faison. I urge you to reopen Town Hall on Friday mornings, which was town policy forever until the former town…

Letter to the Editor

First Year on the School Committee Dear Editor, While it seems like only yesterday that I was fortunate enough to be selected to fill a vacancy on the Winthrop School Committee, it is in fact one year since my appointment. …