Category: Editorials

Boating and Drinking Don’t Mix

A national news headline caught our attention recently: “Five people, including four from the same family, died in a boating collision on Saturday along a river popular with boaters outside Savannah, Ga., the authorities said. Four other people were injured,…

Letter to the Editor

On BOFA Closure Dear Editor:  On July 19, 2022, our Bank of America (BOFA) Winthrop branch will be permanently closed/the ATM shut–leaving only one ATM for the entire town at the busy and often dangerous intersection at Main and Pleasant…

Way To Go, Jack Wallace!

We’d like to give a brief shout-out to former Winthrop High baseball star and Northeastern Conference golf champion Jack Wallace, who helped lead the Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) baseball team to the Division 3 national championship.  The Warriors defeated LaGrange State of…

Remember What Trump Said…

While he was on the campaign trail during the primary season in early 2016,  Donald Trump uttered these memorable words, “I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters.” Although Trump later…

Letter to the Editor

Help Portal To Hope Dear Editor, Portal To Hope (PTH), the award-winning nonprofit organization serving domestic violence crime victims in Everett, Lynn, Medford, Malden, Winthrop and neighboring Massachusetts communities, is facing a 27% budget cut effective July 1.  Already operating…