Category: Editorials

Stand Up for Equality: Vote Yes on 3

Two years ago, Massachusetts joined 17 states and Washington, D.C., by enacting protections for transgender individuals in public accommodations that serve the general public. As I sat in the House of Representatives gallery on the day the vote was taken,…

Are You Ready for Halloween?

Next week, many neighborhoods will become magical places as thousands of children dressed in all types of costumes will descend on the streets in search of candy and treats. Likewise, residents will not only decorate their houses in scary Halloween…

Study the Three Ballot Questions

There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The first question asks voters to adopt a proposed new law that…

Letter to the Editor

VOTE YES ON QUESTION 3 Dear Editor Massachusetts has always been a leader in the nation. The United States looks to our state as a model for progressivism, especially when it comes to civil rights. We were, after all, the…

A Possible Harbinger

The aftermath of Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas is another wakeup call for our communities.  Even though many preparations were made by local officials, there was still the loss of life and millions of dollars in damage. While the wind…