Category: Editorials

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America.  Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no religious meaning,…

Enjoy the Holiday Safely

We would be remiss if we did not remind our readers to enjoy the holiday weekend, but to do so safely. The pandemic is spreading like widlfire across our nation, shattering previous records of infection on a daily basis and requiring all…

Letter to the Editor

Don’t Pass Amendment Number 759 The Catholic Church teaches that life itself starts at conception and ends with natural death. The Massachusetts state legislature is currently debating the annual budget to fund state government for the balance of the fiscal…

Be Sure to Vote

Okay — this is it. The long presidential campaign has come to an end and it will all be over by the time this newspaper is published next week. Although a record-breaking number of Americans already have taken advantage of…

It’s Us vs. The Virus

The stunning announcement this week by Trump administration officials that they will be doing nothing to halt the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has grave implications both for the health of every American and for the U.S. economy. With an…