Category: Editorials

Save the U.S. Post Office

The unprecedented efforts to undermine the operations of the U.S. Postal Service by President Donald Trump and the Republicans are not even a thinly-veiled attempt to make sure that mail-in voting in the November election during this unprecedented pandemic will…

Guest Op-Ed: Pine Street Out!

By George Stergios and Bob Minnocci, Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association Three weeks ago, Pine Street Inn leased the Roundhouse Suites and added another 180 homeless people to the Mass & Cass area, where there are hundreds already living in…

Letter to the Editor

A Thank You to Our Supporters We at United South End Settlements (USES) and New Boston Ventures want to take this opportunity to thank the hundreds of supporters who live, work and represent the South End neighborhood who helped ensure…

Car Repossessions are on the Rise

Although most of the attention of the financial crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has focused on the evictions and foreclosures facing millions of out-of-work Americans, the number of repossessions of motor vehicles because of loan defaults is starting…

Waiting for the Big One

As we are writing this, we are awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Isaias, which is the earliest-ever ninth named storm of a hurricane season.  Although Isaias was a weak Category 1 hurricane when it made landfall in the Carolinas and…