Monthly Archives: November 2016

Hill Toppers:Everett Defeats Haverhill, 35-6, in North Quarterfinal

November 4, 2016
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Hill Toppers:Everett Defeats Haverhill, 35-6, in North Quarterfinal

By Cary Shuman You couldn’t ask for a better start or a better finish  to the Everett High School football team’s Division 1 North quarterfinal against Merrimack Valley Conference Division 1 champion Haverhill. Senior running back Chris Jenkins had a 30-yard gain on the first play from scrimmage and senior Marvens Fedna finished the...

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Everett Voters Taking Advantage of the Early Voting Option

November 4, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. ‘Vote early and often,’ used to be a popular joke voters could call to one another as they made their way to the polls on Election Day. However, with national and state voting patterns dwindling over several decades and voter enthusiasm flagging, many states passed laws to allow Early Voting...

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Crime Analysts Help Police Work Smarter,Safer and More Efficiently

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Whether it’s a string of trash barrel thefts, a pattern of housebreaks, or connecting with other police departments to apprehend dangerous criminals, crime analysts have come a long way on the local level and Everett has been a pioneer in using this new technology to fight local crime. The Everett Police...

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Whidden Hospital Changes its Name to CHA Everett

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For generations of those in the Everett, Revere and Chelsea areas, the hospital on the hill has been known simply “the Whidden.” But in more recent times, the Whidden Hospital name has become confusing, and a lot of folks weren’t aware it was part of the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) –...

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State Ballot Questions May Provide Best Incentive to Vote

November 4, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. With polls across the country showing that the two major party candidates for President are hugely unpopular, and with Massachusetts being a firmly Democratic stronghold in national elections, the appeal of this voting season for voters seems iffy at-best, especially in cities like Everett that have no contested down ballot...

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Study the Ballot Questions

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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Gov Baker — A Profile in Courage

November 4, 2016
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With Republican office-holders abandoning their support of GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump like the proverbial rats leaving a sinking ship, Massachusetts residents can be proud that our Governor, Charlie Baker, was among the very first prominent Republicans (he was number four, according to a recent article in the New York Times) to state on...

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Boston Parents Say No on 2

November 4, 2016
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Mary Battenfeld and Odette Williamson As Boston parents with deep commitments to improving educational opportunities for all children, we oppose ballot Question 2.  This extreme lift of the state charter cap will destroy opportunities for many children, in order to create options for some others. Our children have been Boston Public Schools students since...

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Please Consider Joining Me On Voting No on Question 2

November 4, 2016
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By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria As mayor, I can think of no more important issue for the future of our city than that of the education of all children in Everett. Our children are our greatest resource, and it is my hope that our public school students will stay in Everett as adults and someday...

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Sports 11-02-2016

November 4, 2016
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Mike Sainristil makes the defensive play of the day By Cary Shuman It wasn’t quite Frank Nuzzo and a 97-yard return of an interception for a touchdown in the 2002 Super Bowl but Mike Sainristil certainly gets a spot on the list of all-time defensive plays in Everett’s glorious postseason history. Sainristil stepped in...

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