Category: Editorials

Enjoy a Safe Fourth of July

It goes without saying that this will be a Fourth of July unlike any other in the history of our nation. Americans traditionally have celebrated the Fourth both with large community gatherings and with smaller get-togethers.  The Fourth of July rekindles…

Letter to the Editor

Reducing Liquor License Fees Dear Editor: This week I presented a request for our Licensing Board to consider reducing the liquor renewal fees for this year given the impact of Covid-19. Fortunately, most of my colleagues were receptive of the…

Guest Op-Ed: Social Justice and Equality

We, the gathered Alliance of Jewish, Christian and Muslim religious leaders, in conjunction with the  Chelsea City Manager, the Superintendent of Chelsea Public Schools, the Chelsea Black Community, the Chelsea Chief of Police and other leaders, in the first week…

Guest Op-Ed: Commitment for change

By Suffolk County Law Enforcement Executive On Thursday, June 18th at the invitation of Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, a group of law enforcement executives from Greater Boston met together at the Parkman House on Beacon Hill to begin what…

Letter to the Editor

Gateway City School Districts Need to be Properly Funded Dear Editor: (The following letter was sent to Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration and singed by more than 100 elected officials, including those listed below from Chelsea, Everett and Revere)…

A Tremendous Court Decision

The decision this past Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court extending the rights of gay and transgender workers under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars employment discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin,…

Just Unbelievable….

The tragic shooting death this past Friday night of 27 year-old Rayshard Brooks outside of a Wendy’s restaurant by an Atlanta police officer has confirmed even further (as if there needed to be any more proof) the degree of racial bias…