Category: Opinion

Make the Most of Summer

Our Independent Newspaper Group founding publisher, Andrew P. Quigley, who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words…

Congratulations, U.S. Women’s Soccer

Every now and then the accomplishments of an individual athlete or team will transcend whatever it is that they have achieved in the world of sports. Prime examples include the late Muhammad Ali and the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. …

Letters : Impeachment “Hopefully”

Dear Editor,  The New York Times reports that, as of June 28, Rep. Stephen Lynch says this about a House impeachment inquiry: “I favor continuing our investigations to gather more evidence to hopefully persuade the necessary votes in the Senate.”…

Our National Disgrace at the Border

Hundreds of migrant children have been transferred out of a filthy Border Patrol station in Texas where they had been detained for weeks without access to soap, clean clothes or adequate food, the authorities confirmed on Monday,  — The New…

Letters

Maintain Our Open Spaces Dear Editor, I am responding to recent media articles about future uses for the Shattuck Hospital site at Franklin Park. There have been calls to restore the land to Franklin Park, and use the state owned…

Op-Ed: Criminal Justice Reform

By Nika Elugardo State Rep. for the 15th Suffolk District In our district, many agree that structural inequities abound in our public institutions. One stark example: the criminal justice system. The belief that we must not only expose, but also…