Category: Opinion

The Earth Is on Fire

As this is being written, reports indicate that the worst is yet to come for the people of Australia, whose land literally is burning up all around them. The apocalyptic images of families being driven from their homes, wearing face…

Letter: Thank Someone Who Has Quit

Dear Editor,  I’d like to remind readers to thank a co-worker, friend or family member who has quit vaping, smoking, or using other tobacco products. Many users say quitting is the hardest thing they have ever done and any amount…

Letters

Thank You from FCT! Dear Editor,  Families Creating Together would like to thank all members of the community for their unwavering support of our 10th Anniversary FCT Awards Dinner on November 9 at 1st Baptist Church. We particularly want to…

Letters

Thank you, District 6 I am once again humbled and honored to have been elected as your Councilor. For the sixth time, you have bestowed upon me the greatest honor of my professional life: being your voice on the Boston…

Food for Thought

For decades public health officials and the medical profession have warned Americans that our unhealthy eating habits have contributed to an epidemic of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, among other ill-effects, in our country. The irony of 21st century…

Op-Ed: Hands-Free at Last

By Sen. William BrowsBerger On Monday, House and Senate conferees filed their report on the hands-free cell phone safety bill. The bill is virtually certain to be approved by both branches and to become law shortly. The new hands-free rules…

Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

It was 101 years ago on November 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the…