Editorials

Glen Campbell

August 11, 2017
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The passing this week of Glen Campbell, the country singer who crossed over into the pop genre in the late 1960s with hit records such as By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Wichita Lineman, Galveston, and many others, marks the end of an era for those of a certain (older) generation. His records...

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We Have A Maniac at the Helm — God Help Us

August 11, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s daily pronouncements typically are greeted by most Americans with a mixture of derision, sarcasm, and humor. Whether he is tweeting about something that he asserts is “sad” or speaking nonsensically at a Boy Scout jamboree, for the most part we accept most of what he says with a combination of resignation...

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Congratulations,Nate Bryant

August 11, 2017
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We would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Nate Bryant upon his recent appointment as the chief of staff for new Salem State University President John Keenan. In addition to his duties at Salem State, Nate is well-known is this area as a high school basketball referee. He is a true success story,...

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Letter to the Editor

August 5, 2017
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Thank you for supporting the children Dear Editor, As the executive director and co-founder of the nonprofit For Kids Only Afterschool, I wish to express my deep gratitude to our community’s legislative leaders for putting children and child care as a top priority in the Commonwealth’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which was recently finalized....

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East Boston Health Center Leads the Way

August 5, 2017
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Last week, the US Senate tried to undo the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care.  This system while it is not perfect and as a matter of fact it is far from the mark, still it provides a safety net for literally millions of Americans who would not otherwise be able to afford any...

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Sen DiDomenico’s Appointment Is Outstanding

July 28, 2017
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We wish to take this opportunity to congratulate our State Senator, Sal DiDomenico, for his recent appointment by Senate President Stan Rosenberg as the Senate Chair of the newly-created Italian Caucus of the Massachusetts legislature. The establishment of the Italian Caucus comes at the urging of the Italian Consul General to Massachusetts, Nicola de Santis, who foresees the...

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Jay Ash is a True Superstar of the Baker Administration

July 28, 2017
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Among those who spoke at Friday’s check presentation ceremony was Jay Ash, the administration’s Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, and it was plain to see why Jay was the first Cabinet appointee named by Charlie Baker shortly after his election in 2014. Ash had been the City Manager of Chelsea for over a decade...

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Markey is 100 Percent Correct for Reproach of Kellyanne Conway

July 7, 2017
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It is fair to say that the world as Americans have known it in the post-World War II era has been turned upside-down  — and not in a good way — since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The unpresidential comments and actions on a daily basis by President...

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Letters to the Editor

June 30, 2017
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Thank you Chief Kyes and the Chelsea Police Recently my house was broken into on Clinton Street. As you all know this can be a scary thing knowing someone you don’t know is in your house, but thanks to Chief Brian Kyes and the Chelsea Police force, the intruder was apprehended. Unfortunately this doesn’t...

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Enjoy A Safe and Sane Fourth

June 30, 2017
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The summer season’s big holiday, the Fourth of July, is upon us. Millions of Americans will be celebrating the holiday — which will be a long and extended four-day weekend for many of us — with friends and family in a multitude of ways. Boating, beaching, mountain hiking, and summer getaways of all kinds...

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