St. John’s, St. Peter-Marian baseball ready for showdown — and future | As usual, the rosters of the always-competitive private schools are bubbling over with talented players soon to move on to bigger and better stadiums and maybe even a shot at the pros. But it’s the underclassmen for both Eddie Riley’s Guardians and Charlie Eppinger’s Pioneers who will keep baseball fans in the area coming back for more. Patrick Sargent steals some signs and gets the inside scoop.
Editorial: Not all news is good news | The recent release of data about Worcester’s standing in the state and among gateway cities does no good if we focus so squarely on the positive and not what can be improved. When our leaders and residents trumpet only Worcester’s triumphs, we all lose an opportunity to hear, to learn, the whole story. We do not lament days passed. We lament the loss of nuance.
Sun Spots with Hitch [Vol. 59]: Age of enlightenment | How old is old enough? It’s a question that’s been applied legally, morally and randomly in America to just about every topic imaginable. Sex. Alcohol. Car rentals. Denny’s. Sooner or later, we’ve all aged to the point where nobody can stop us from ordering Moons over My Hammy. Alas, the debate rages over more critical topics such as smoking and even voting. Hitch’s perspective, you’ll find, is forever young.
Inbox [May 18]: $28M fix set for Washington Heights, Abby’s House marks 40 years, WPI and Clark make another list, Petricore CEO honored | Interesting and worthwhile things happen every day in our community. Alas, we can’t cover them all. That’s where Inbox comes in, to offer readers an easily digestible compilation of interesting and noteworthy items you and your neighbors keep telling us about. Have a release or a photo you or your group would like to share? Let us know by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include a link to the full release on your site or Facebook page so we can include it and send Sun members your way.