Category: Editorials

Letter to the Editor

New tobacco law starts  June 1 To the Editor, I want to remind people that starting June 1, 2020, flavored tobacco, including menthol cigarettes like Kools and Newports will no longer be sold in Massachusetts. Last Fall, the Fight All…

Memorial Day, 2020

This will be a Memorial Day unlike any that Americans have known. Ever since the official inception of the holiday on May 30, 1868, when the practice of decorating the graves of the fallen Union soldiers with flowers, wreaths, and…

A Newfound Respect For Teachers

The closing of schools across the country for the remainder of the school year because of the coronavirus has presented many challenges for educators and parents alike.  School districts have been experimenting with the implementation of on-line classes in their effort…

Guest Op-Ed: Saving the Water of the U.S.

By Jack Clarke  There are almost one hundred law suits pending against the Trump Administration as it does its best to recklessly dismantle America’s common-sense public health and environmental protections.  In addition to taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic by…

This Sunday Is Mother’s Day

During this time of unprecedented upheaval because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the rituals that most of us traditionally follow either have been eliminated or drastically changed because of the need to practice physical distancing. So too, the manner in which…

This Is No Time for Hooverism

Herbert Hoover had been President for about seven months when the stock market crashed in October, 1929. Although there have been many causes attributed to the onset of the Great Depression, the crash generally is viewed as the trigger point…

Letter to the Editor

Feeding the Children To the Editor, Often times during a situation like this, that we have never encountered before, the Children are forgotten. We are Lucky to live in the city of Lynn, Lynn Public Schools, which has addressed the…