Category: Editorials

Townie Tidbits

MOXIE AND A GOOD SENSE OF BALANCE The Friends of the Charlestown Branch Library will be hosting a presentation by author Lynne Byall Benson on her new book “Moxie and a Good Sense of Balance: Nancy Drew and the Power…

Letter to the Editor

Close the loopholes Dear Editor, Thank you for your highly commendable editorial “Let’s close the loophole in State Law to end Human Trafficking.” Like all your other editorials, you always provide a solution to a problem. Your solution of closing…

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…

Letter to the Editor

On DeLeo’s Greenworks Proposal To the editor: Speaker DeLeo’s billion-dollar GreenWorks proposal could offer much-needed support to Winthrop, other coastal towns, and all the Commonwealth’s communities as we face greater extremes of tides and weather. But as with any local…

Townie Tidbits

Why Do Many of Us Go into Full Panic over Snow? This winter has been pretty much mild. We are into March. This weekend, we will turn the clocks ahead. February was great. The Red Sox are playing again down…