Editorials

Metro North Regional Plan Can Work Well For Everett

October 15, 2014
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It was great to see the positive partnering of Everett Mayor Carlo DiMaria Jr. and State Sen. Sal DiDomenico who attended the recent regional conference led by state Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki. Our Mayor and Senator seemed to be favorably impressed by Bialecki’s plan to have local officials band together to...

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Letters to the Editor

October 15, 2014
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Vote No on 3 To the Editor, As we get closer to the November 4th election, the choice has become increasingly clear to VOTE NO ON QUESTION #3. The licensed Wynn Everett resort as well as the MGM in Springfield and Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville will add 10,000 jobs to the Massachusetts economy....

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Governor Patrick Announces Departure of MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey

October 15, 2014
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Calling him a bold leader and a friend who will be missed in the Administration, Governor Deval Patrick on Oct. 10 announced the resignation of MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey, effective Nov. 1. Governor Patrick also announced his appointment of Highway Administrator Frank DePaola as Acting Secretary and CEO for MassDOT for...

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The Batch Yard is a Beautiful and Unique Apartment Development

October 13, 2014
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That was certainly a wonderful party held to celebrate  the grand opening of the Batch Yard, the new 328-unit luxury apartment community located at 25 Charlton St. Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his wife, Stacey DeMaria, led an impressive list of dignitaries and local residents who attended the gala event. The mayor was deservedly proud...

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Columbus Day Parade in East Boston

October 13, 2014
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On Sunday, we’ll mark the anniversary of the great explorer Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas that took place on October 12, 1492. From his voyage would spring our nation in 1776 and if Columbus were here, we would thank this hero profusely for his leadership, courage, and vision. There is a huge Columbus...

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City to Use of Smart 911 Program to Enhance Public Safety

October 13, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and public safety officials in the City of Everett announced today that they have taken a step forward in public safety by becoming a Smart911 community, with the free service now available to all citizens. Smart911 is a national service that allows citizens to create a free Safety Profile for their...

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Homecoming Day Was a Great Event

October 6, 2014
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With Mother Nature delivering a glorious summer-like day, Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire and the Everett School Committee celebrated another successful Homecoming extravaganza Saturday. As Mr. Foresteire said prior to the event, there were many organizers and supporters who deserve praise including the School Department, the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Public Works, and...

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Middle School Students Invited to Catholic High School Information Night

October 6, 2014
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Middle school students and parents are invited to attend Catholic High School Information Night at Malden Catholic High School on Tuesday, Oct. 7,  from 6:00 PM -8:00  PM.  This free event provides an opportunity for families to gather information and speak with admission officers from fifteen local Catholic high schools. Participating high schools include:...

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Communities Benefit Most from Gaming When They Build a Diversified Economy

October 6, 2014
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In the wake of several casino closings in Atlantic City, gaming critics are out in force with, “I told you so — gaming can’t save an economy.” Guess what? We agree. Instead of viewing gaming as a panacea to cure all economic ills, policymakers should view gaming as one piece of a multifaceted economic...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Thank you for your support Dear Editor: LATINOS UNIDOS EN MASSACHUSETTS (LUMA), want to thanks the residents and officials of Everett for their support in he 4th Multicultural Festival of Everett  on Augusto 30.  We wrapped up a full day  of Entertainment  based in one phrase “One Voice, One World” on Saturday, August 30th, at...

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