Category: Editorials

A Future With Masks?

There has been one positive piece of news during the otherwise tragic COVID-19 pandemic, and that is this: The number of deaths and severe illness caused by the ordinary flu is down dramatically from a typical flu season. Epidemiologists credit…

Letters to the Editor 2-25-2021

MOTHERS SUPPORT DELVENTO Dear Editor, We are a collection of Winthrop mothers with young children writing to voice our support for Alicia DelVento in the Democratic primary for state representative on March 2. We need a fighter for women and…

Editorial 02-25-2021

Be sure to vote on Tuesday This Tuesday, March 2, is Primary Election Day for the four candidates — Valentino Capobianco, Alicia DelVento, Juan Pablo Jaramillo, and Jeff Turco — for the Democratic nomination for State Representative from the 19th Suffolk District,…

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…

Letters to the Editor

Supports DelVento Dear Editor, I’d like to submit my endorsement for state representative candidate Alicia DelVento to be published as a letter to the editor in this coming issue of the Winthrop Sun Transcript. Thank you! “Alicia DelVento is consistently…

License Fee Relief Is Appropriate

We wish to voice our support for the request for an abatement in the licensing fees for local restaurants that the Winthrop Board of License Commission has sent to our Town Council. Small businesses, especially our restaurant establishments, are the heart and…