Category: Editorials

Letters to the Editor

Forbes Park Approval a Disaster for Neighbors Dear Editor, After speaking out against the Forbes Park site due to parking issues and the flow of traffic it will cause the abutting neighborhoods, I was very upset to see the Zoning…

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…

Letters to the Editor

On Deleo’s Greenworks Proposal Dear 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 distribution…

March: In like a Lion

Just when all of us were counting the days to the beginning of spring — known as the vernal equinox, which this year falls on Wednesday, March 20, at 5:58 p.m. — Ol’ Man Winter struck with a vengeance, bringing…

Letter to the Editor

Think about Quitting Smoking? Dear Editor,  February is American Heart Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking is a leading cause of heart disease. Smoking can lead to the narrowing of blood vessels and high blood…

Traffic, Traffic Everywhere

A recent national report confirmed what those of us in the Greater Boston area have known all-too-well for all-too-long: That by some measures, traffic congestion on our metropolitan roadways is the worst in the entire nation and among the worst…