Category: Editorials

Agnes Birmingham

The death of Agnes Birmingham is a great loss for her two sons and daughter and for her grandchildren and for those of us who knew her so well. Agnes was warm and genuine. Everyone who met her liked her…

Guns and Violence Misery and Death

There is an obvious correlation between the availability of guns, their indiscriminate use by people who have lost their humanity and the deaths caused by shootings. Such was the case over the weekend in Boston where 10 people were shot…

The Ethanol Victory

Everyone from Governor Deval Patrick, to City Manager Jay Ash, to Representatives Gene O’Flaherty and Kathi Anne Reinstein to Senator Sal DiDomenico are to be congratulated for their good work in stopping the planned twice weekly delivery of ethanol by…

John Dalis

The death of former city clerk and former alderman John Dalis this week comes very close to marking the end of an era in this city’s long history. He was a powerful man who never abused his power. He was…

The Summer of 2012

The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. At the Showcase Cinema complex in Revere Monday evening the theaters were evacuated during a showing of Batman. Some theater goers were…

About Gangs

Recent statistics from Lynn and Revere reveal that great strides have been made by their local police departments in bringing gang activity under control. In fact, in Lynn, a city of more than 90,000, where gang activity was rampant and…

Pet Peeve

The owner of the Store 24 in Bellingham Square should be fined every Sunday for running a pigpen that causes the square to be awash in trash of all kinds generated largely and mostly from the store. The Health Department…

Sandcastle Event

You’ve got to get over to Revere Beach this week and into the weekend for the Sand Castle competition that is being held once again. Right now, the contestants from all over the world are busy preparing their newest creations…