About the Allan B. Rogers Editorial Award

This award recognizes the best editorial of the year in New England, and it honors the former editor of The Eagle-Tribune (North Andover, MA) who died in 1964 at the age of 31. The competition attracts local-subject editorials from a wide variety of newspapers in New England, regardless of circulation size and frequency of publication.

The Providence Journal

Providence, RI

“A fraud, a farce, a dog-and-pony show”
by Ed Achorn

The Sun

Lowell, MA

“Chelmsford’s had enough of Tiano”
by David McArdle

The Patriot Ledger

Quincy, MA

“Addiction”
by Amy MacKinnon

The Newtown Bee

Newtown, CT

“Answering for Our Town”
by Curtiss Clark

Cape Cod Times

Hyannis, MA

“An Age-old Challenge”
by William Mills

The Eagle-Tribune

North Andover, MA

“Civil service plumbs new depths of absurdity”
by Ken Johnson

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