Reader: They don’t belong here, have no rights and need to be on a plane back to Mexico or Venezuela. What part of illegal don’t you understand?
New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane and Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations Andrew O’Leary talk New Bedford schools.
“Some days I’m really colorful and loud, pairing colors that may not match but work somehow with the outfit. Other days I might be in … just a white tee, Levi’s, with boots or sneakers.”
“She was speaking as a mom and sharing her son’s experience with the police. It was a very personal story. I wanted to tell that story.” — Anastasia E. Lennon
Will grew up in a family of journalists, surrounded by “old guard legends of the trade.” Closely admiring journalists, Will knew what he wanted to do professionally.
“I think people should remember that when (Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis) runs for president, because he is going to, that this is the kind of person he is. Cruel.” — Pam Thomas, part-time Florida resident
Columnist Jack Spillane discusses the issues of the moment every Monday at 11 a.m. on The Tim Weisberg Show, and regularly on Sunday at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. on WBSM’s Townsquare Sunday. You can find audio files of Jack’s appearances on our Lightcast page, along with a roundup of other multimedia content.
“This is no time to let hurt feelings stand in the way of long overdue changes needed in our county corrections system. There is just too much at stake.”
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Jack Spillane sat down with the candidates — Fall River attorney Nick Bernier, Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux and former Somerset Police Chief George McNeil — for a special 90-minute Zoom session of The Chat. Watch it here.