Massachusetts Lawmakers Consider Sugary Drink Tax Again [OPINION]
It's the same con game: impose a new tax on the distributor, who then passes it on to you in the form of higher prices. The state collects at both ends.
New Bedford Area Could See Thanksgiving Turkey Shortage [OPINION]
Market Basket freezer cases, normally brimming with frozen turkeys this time of year, are not and the store has yet to begin taking orders for holiday birds.
Time for Baker to Abandon Massachusetts Gas Tax Hike [OPINION]
This is not the time to raise taxes while so many are hurting. Voters already made it abundantly clear they do not favor an increase in the state's gas tax.
State Can't Fund New Bedford COVID Clinics Forever [OPINION]
Massachusetts cannot continue to fund the pop-up vaccination clinics in New Bedford forever. It's time people began taking responsibility for themselves.
Higher Fees Will Hurt Downtown New Bedford Businesses [OPINION]
How many administrations will it take to understand that people do not want to park in the Elm Street Garage and walk uphill into downtown New Bedford?
Fall River's Drag Queen Scene for the Toddler Set [OPINION]
These entertainers are not appropriate for children and this foolish program should be discontinued at the Fall River Public Library immediately.
Write In Bousquet for New Bedford Ward 3 Councilor [OPINION]
A write-in campaign for Henry Bousquet in New Bedford's Ward 3 makes perfect sense.
The Wind Blew Baker and Healey into New Bedford [OPINION]
The likely finalists for governor visited New Bedford, seeking Mayor Jon Mitchell's endorsement and praising the effort to attract wind-related business.
Take Pride in New Bedford and Stop Littering [OPINION]
Any new anti-littering ordinance should include fines, signage, and media campaign to make residents understand they have a stake in keeping New Bedford clean.