Letters

Editor, Daily News The public schools in the United States are charged with facilitating public deliberation of controversial school curriculum. The nature of a controversy is a dispute that is prolonged, impassioned, and often public in nature. For schools, this can entail managing negotiations...
Editor, Daily News Today in America millions of people embrace the fairy tales being spun by Donald J. Trump. All it took for people to get sucked into Trump’s fairy tale vortex was a vivid imagination and a disregard for facts. Here are a few Trump fairy tales worth pondering. Obama bugged...
Editor, Daily News In the ADN [Friday] afternoon Pleasant Street School reuse seems to be hurtling toward unclear goals. The committee in place to foster this is being overlooked for reasons unclear. The Silver Lake School was handled similarly with poor results. Very poor results. Now, I...
Editor, Daily News I stopped writing letters to the editor after the election, hoping and praying that my fears and concerns of Trump’s presidency would not become a reality. But, in five short months of chaos, it’s obviously worse than I could imagine.  The simple phrase of “what you see is...
Editor, Daily News A huge thanks to the Athol Department of Public Works and the Athol Fire Department for the much needed, and much appreciated, cleanup of the parking garage in the municipal lot! The Downtown Vitality Committee has also organized sponsorship of the raised flower beds in the...
Editor, Daily News I recently had what I consider an interesting conversation about medical marijuana and I believe there are many people who misunderstand the new law on medical marijuana, that marijuana is now legal. I disagree with that thought. Yes a law was passed that if a doctor writes...
Editor, Daily News On April 6, the third grade at Dexter Park School in Orange went to STEM Day at Fenway Park for a field trip. CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox brought science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to Fenway Park, along with a traveling zoo and a...
Editor, Daily News “Orange reorganizes DPW in joint meeting.” I would like to respond to that headline (from the Athol Daily News on Friday, April 28). I am a lifelong resident of Orange. And let me say that after reading that headline it was almost as disgusting as watching the Athol Police...
Editor, Daily News Saturday, May 13, marks the 25th anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality for too many,...
Editor, Daily News Just days ago we remembered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s April 4, 1967 speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” and its warning that: “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching...

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