Category: Opinion

Op-Ed: No Easter for America?

By Dr. Glenn Mollette Because of Covid-19 many churches will not be in their sanctuaries for Easter, April 12, 2020.  Easter Sunday can fall on any date between March 22nd and April 25th. The dates change because Easter happens on the…

Letters: A Message from AARP

The following letter was sent April 7 from AARP Massachusetts to Governor Baker regarding nursing home and long-term care regulations during COVID-19: Dear Governor Baker, On behalf of 775,000 AARP members in Massachusetts, we are writing regarding the Massachusetts Department…

Thank goodness for Dr. Fauci

Watching the daily press briefings of the White House Task Force on the current corona virus crisis, we know we speak for all Americans in being thankful for the calming and professional presence of Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has served…

Letter to the Editor

Canceling Ward 11 Caucus Dear Editor,  “In light of guidance provided by state officials at this Tuesday’s press conference, the Massachusetts Democratic Party is temporarily suspending all caucuses including Ward 11 Caucus in Jamaica Plain scheduled to take place. In…

Op-ed: Stop Big Game Trophy Hunting

By Melissa Martin, Ph.D. “International trophy hunting is a multinational, multimillion-dollar industry practiced throughout the world. Trophy hunting is broadly defined as the killing of animals for recreation with the purpose of collecting trophies such as horns, antlers, skulls, skins,…

Have We Turned A Corner?

For the first time since 2014, life expectancy in the United States has risen after four years of decline, according to a report released this past Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall life expectancy rose…