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Mayor’s Spring Fundraiser

May 27, 2016
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Mayor’s Spring Fundraiser

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his family, Carlo, Stacy, and Caroline at Anthony’s in Malden during the mayor’s Spring fundraiser, which was well attended by folks from all quarters of the city. During his speech at the time, Mayor DeMaria announced his plans for re-election to the seat of mayor.

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Hoisting the Flag

May 27, 2016
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Hoisting the Flag

Long-time Everett resident Rev. Paul Daniel raised the flag for Haitian Flag Day last Wednesday, May 18, over City Hall. Sitting just below the U.S. flag and the POW-MIA flag, the Haitian flag flew ceremonially for the afternoon over City Hall. It is the first time that the Haitian flag, or any ceremonial flag,...

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Progress Ramping Up on Woods Memorial Bridge

May 27, 2016
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Progress Ramping Up on Woods Memorial Bridge

By Seth Daniel Some years down the road, when the Woods Memorial Bridge has been completed, four lanes in each direction will carry cars to and from I-93 and a pedestrian an bicycle trail will stretch beneath on the Malden River. Such are the plans for the multi-phased project that will transform a part...

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Better than the Charles Rowers on the Malden River: Sometimes It’s so Calm You Feel like You’re Flying

May 27, 2016
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Better than the Charles Rowers on the Malden River: Sometimes It’s so Calm You Feel like You’re Flying

By Seth Daniel Working his paddle through glass-like water, J.J. Zhou speaks from experience when he says the Malden River is a hidden jewel in Boston for the sport of rowing. After four years on the crew team for Tufts University, which is based on the Malden River across from Everett’s Seven-Acre Park, Zhou...

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Fire Chief David Butler Announces He Will Retire from His Post in July

May 27, 2016
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Fire Chief David Butler Announces He Will Retire from His Post in July

By Seth Daniel By all accounts, Fire Chief Robert Butler is going out on a high note. After serving for 16 years as the Everett Fire Chief, Butler said this week he will retire from his post in early July. The 62-year-old has guided the fire service through the drastic changes after 9/11, the...

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Everett High School Earns Continued Accreditation from the NEASC

May 27, 2016
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In the latest development in what is proving to be a banner year for the Everett Public Schools, a globally-recognized and autonomous commission has continued the full accreditation of Everett High School. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and its Committee on Public Secondary Schools has accepted the Five-Year Progress Report...

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Letters to the Editor

May 27, 2016
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“Unity: Investing in the future generation” Intense, powerful, inspiring!  On May 18, 2016, on a beautiful breezy Spring Morning, the Bicolor / Haitian Flag, symbol of freedom, pride, and unity of the Haitian people was raised for the very first time at Everett City Hall in Massachusetts. The Mayor Carlo De Maria in his...

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Rethinking Language Immersion

May 27, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico One of the most important priorities for our Commonwealth’s schools is to ensure that our students have the tools to succeed – both academically and vocationally – in today’s rapidly globalizing economy.  And yet, far too often, I hear from families and educators in my district about students who struggle...

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Enjoy the Weekend — Safely

May 27, 2016
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We saw a statistic the other day that seemed baffling: The death toll on our nation’s roads and highways once again is on the rise. Last year, there were 38,000 highway fatalities in America. That’s about 100 Americans killed every day in motor vehicle-related crashes and accidents. In addition, there are hundreds of thousands...

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Let’s Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Memorial Day, our most solemn national holiday, will take place this weekend. It is symptomatic of our national culture that for most Americans, the true meaning of Memorial Day has long been lost amidst the excesses of our materialistic society. Since the 1960s, when Congress voted to make it part of a three-day weekend,...

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