Category: Editorials

A Long, Hot Summer?

The images of parched reservoirs in the western part of the country that have been filling the news lately paint a devastating picture of the effects of climate change coupled with the overuse of natural resources. While it is true that the…

Letters to the Editor

Thank You for Being Incusive We are writing to acknowledge the Winthrop Town Council, Council President, Philip Boncore, Council Vice-President, Peter Christoper, Councilor-at-Large, Tracey Honan, Interim Winthrop Town Manager, Terence Delehanty and those members of the community who advocated for…

The Gun Crisis

The recent increase in mass shooting incidents across the country comes as no surprise to anyone with an ounce of common-sense. The ease of purchase, and relatively low-cost, of assault-style weapons, particularly AR-15 semi-automatics with large-capacity magazines, makes it possible…

Letters to the Editor

SST Threatens East Boston, Winthrop, Revere, Chelsea, et al Again! Dear Editor, Many years after the Concorde SST was mothballed due to insurmountable extreme environmental, safety and financial issues it appears that Logan Airport’s densely populated surrounding communities (East Boston,…

Letter to the Editor

Please Help Dear Editor, Please join me in congratulating the Winthrop High School Class of 2021 by inviting residents to contribute to the Rona Mael Town Scholarship!  Each year, this coveted award, the only scholarship from the Town of Winthrop,…

We Deserve This Great Weather

With Massachusetts entering the reopening phase after 14 months of lockdowns, the arrival of the magnificent weather this week could not have been better-timed. All of us have had to make sacrifices to varying degrees during the pandemic. Many of…