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Cawley: A local ’21-fun salute | 8:20 PM

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, local elections, crime and sports, there was no shortage of news on the North Shore this

Jourgensen: They shed light on a dark year | 8:02 PM

I could wrap up my thoughts for 2021 by expounding on COVID-19’s relentless slaughter and the widening American political chasm

Red-light cameras make life-saving sense | 10:07 PM

We think state Rep. Paul Tucker knows what he is talking about when he says installing red-light cameras at intersections

Letter: A point of clarification | 7:50 PM

To the editor: On Sept. 11, The Daily Item ran a story about my experiences at Ground Zero in New

Readers’ Advocate: Racism coverage | 7:20 PM

(Editor’s note: The Readers’ Advocate’s role is to address the concerns of readers on a variety of matters, including the

Mental health and deadly force | 6:37 PM

To the editor: In your recent opinion article, “Unarmed response and unanswered questions” (Item, July 17), you raise questions about

Letter: A labor of love | 7:12 PM

To the editor: I had the real pleasure to teach at the Drewicz School in Lynn for 20 years. I

Krause: The kids are all right | 6:45 PM

Almost 50 years ago, George Benson wrote the song “The Greatest Love of All” for a film about Muhammad Ali.

Of horses and barns | 7:30 PM

The Lynn City Council passed a resolution on April 13 urging Amazon to ” … meet community standards for wages,

Judge removal bill oversteps boundaries | 8:31 PM

State Rep. Leonard Mirra admits he doesn’t know much about Essex County Probate Court Associate Justice Abbe L. Ross. But