May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Lyric of the week

Once in awhile Two people meet Seemingly for no reason They just pass on the street Suddenly thunder, showers everywhere Who can explain the thunder and rain But there’s something in the air Chrissie Hynde Don’t Get Me Wrong (1986) More...

No place is exempt from heroin crisis

Gov. Gina Raimondi last week unveiled a $4 million plan to combat overdose deaths. While we applaud her for not overlooking the epidemic, prevention and redemption begin much closer to home. More...

Correction

A May 5 police log item regarding a report on East Shore Road contained several errors. The man did not say his ex-wife stole an outboard motor, and the ex-wife did not say the man took the motor nor that he filed a false report. More...

Phrase of the week

Pooped out: Anyone pooped out or all pooped out feels something like the 19th century seamen who used the expression pooped to indicate what happened when they were caught on the poop or aft deck of a ship when a wave crashed down and washed over the More...