Category: Opinion

Letters to the Editor 11-6-2020

This is a good start Dear Editor: I applaud Boston Public School Committee’s move to allocate Exam School seats based on zip code population.  While this decision may reduce Exam School spots for Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury students, the…

Letters to the Editor 10-23-2020

We need legislative action To the Editor: I’m writing in response to “Hybrid in-person learning plan put on hold at BPS.” This article quotes Mayor Martin Walsh as stating that increases in positive test rates are “coming mostly from those…

Editorial 10-23-2020

Voting has begun! Thanks to the early voting laws, every registered voter in Massachusetts has the opportunity to cast their ballot for the upcoming Presidential election in the two weeks prior to Election Day itself, Tuesday, November 3. Although the…

Make the Most of the Long Weekend

The arrival of Columbus Day means that the fall season squarely is upon us, the time of year that has special meaning for all of us in New England, even amidst a pandemic. With the weatherman forecasting a beautiful weekend…

TWTWTW x 100

In the 1960s there was a TV show, That Was The Week That Was (also known as TW3), that took a satirical look at that week’s news events. However, this past week’s events have moved from the realm of farce…

Letter to the Editor 09-25-2020

We were there working hard Dear Editor: In the article that Seth Daniel published “What’s in a name? Kennedy name no longer enough to best veteran politician Makey in Boston,” left the impression that there was not a real Jamaica…

Editorial 09-25-2020

Winter survival: Masks and flu shots   The testimony of Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control, before a U.S. Senate subcommittee last week regarding the need for every American to wear a face mask in…