Category: Editorials

Letters to the Editor

Statement from United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling Dear Editor, Loud, even disruptive, protests honor the memory of George Floyd and increase the pressure for swift, transparent accountability for those who killed him. I commend those who protested loudly, yet…

Letter to the Editor

No Menthol, Know Why Dear Editor, I want to remind people that starting June 1st, 2020, flavored tobacco, including menthol cigarettes like Kools and Newports will no longer be sold in Massachusetts. Last Fall, the Fight All Flavors campaign and…

Memorial Day, 2020

This will be a Memorial Day unlike any that Americans have known. Ever since the official inception of the holiday on May 30, 1868, when the practice of decorating the graves of the fallen Union soldiers with flowers, wreaths, and…

Letter to the Editor

Thank You Dear Editor, I want to thank reporter  Seth  Daniel on behalf of United South End Settlements and our partners in this work including United Way, City Fresh Foods, About Fresh, and The Krupp Family Foundation. We appreciate that Seth’s article captured the spirit of our neighbor to neighbor family fund designed to help…

A Newfound Respect For Teachers

The closing of schools across the country for the remainder of the school year because of the coronavirus has presented many challenges for educators and parents alike.  School districts have been experimenting with the implementation of on-line classes in their effort…