Category: Editorials

Letter to the Editor

Tethering is cruel Dear Editor: The German shepherd in Middleborough who chewed off part of his paw after reportedly being tethered for at least a day and becoming entangled is a reminder of the cruelty and danger of tethering and…

Clinton’s Speech Tonight

Tonight at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia Hillary Clinton will deliver one of the most important speeches of her career. Millions of people will be watching the former First Lady, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of State as she talks about…

Letter to the Editor

Boston Public Market now open daily Dear Editor: Since the Boston Public Market opened last summer, you’ve welcomed us with open arms, and helped us succeed in our mission to provide fresh, healthy food to consumers of all income levels,…

Our Summer of Discontent

Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might happen sporadically, now when we go on-line each morning to look…

Sadness Across America

The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in Dallas, have shocked Americans of all ages, races, color, and creeds.…

Letters to the Editor

Looking towards a less auto-dependent city On Wednesday, June 15, the City of Boston held a meeting on improvements to the bicycle lanes on Massachusetts Avenue, as well as the retiming of crossing lights to better serve the pedestrians in…