Editorials

Letter to the Editor

August 21, 2015
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Investing in the future To the Editor: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) newly announced Clean Power Plan is, in the words of Administrator Gina McCarthy, “an investment in a better future for all of our children.” With a promise to prevent up to 3,600 premature deaths, 90,000 asthma attacks and 300,000 days of...

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Patriots Provide a Great Night for Crimson Tide Pop Warner

August 21, 2015
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  Crimson Tide Pop Warner ‘D’ team head coach Rick Pulsifer, players, and assistant coaches were  big fans of the New England Patriots – the reigning Super Bowl champions – even before their youth football exhibition game at halftime of the Packers-Patriots pre-season contest. But their admiration for the Patriots organization and the Kraft...

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Cambridge Health Alliance Golf Invitational Raises $100k to Benefit Patient Experience of Care Initiatives

August 14, 2015
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 Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system that provides essential services to Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north communities, held its twelfth annual golf Invitational on Monday, August 3, at the Oakley Country Club in Watertown, Mass. The event raised $100K to support CHA and its critical community health mission. Proceeds from the...

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Stay Safe

August 14, 2015
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After the long and cold winter that we experienced, all of us are taking every opportunity to get outdoors this summer.  However, everyone (including our children) needs to take a moment before dashing outside in view of the warning recently issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that raises the West Nile Virus...

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EHS Student Recognized by TD Bank

August 4, 2015
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Everett High School student Lyndeker Batista was a special guest of the TD Bank branch in Chelsea as part of its annual effort to support Special Olympics. Customers and employees at all TD Bank branches have raised millions of dollars over the past six years to support Special Olympics, the world’s largest amateur athletic organization. Lyndeker is an...

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Wynn Resorts Completes 2,000th Boring Soil Test at Everett Site

August 4, 2015
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Wynn Resorts announced that it has completed its 2,000th test of soil and water from borings on the 33-acre former Monsanto chemical plant site where the $1.7 billion Wynn Resort in Everett will be located. The boring tests analyzed bedrock, soil composition and water flow and marked an important pre-construction milestone that paves the...

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Wynn Resorts First Ever to Subsidize MBTA Operations

August 4, 2015
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Wynn Resorts has announced that it will pay the MBTA approximately $7.36 million over 15 years for Orange Line improvements that will be in place when the $1.7 billion Wynn Resort in Everett opens its doors. The agreement marks the first time in the history of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that a private developer...

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Opinion

July 29, 2015
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It’s time we come together to combat the opiate crisis that has spread throughout our city and all over the Commonwealth. It’s time to tackle this issue head-on and come up with solutions to reduce opiate abuse and addiction. We need to help drug users beat their addiction, and ensure no family has to...

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On the Wynn Casino….

July 29, 2015
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Everyday there seems to be a new twist and turn in the ongoing saga of the proposed Wynn Resort casino complex on Route 99.  Lawsuits are filed like they are going out of style and innuendos are bandied about based on falsehoods. A few weeks back, there were accusations about the land purchase where...

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Whales Ahoy

July 29, 2015
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Last week a couple of whales were spotted in Boston Harbor. For those of us growing up in Boston in the 1970’s and 80’s, when many of our rivers and the harbor served as a toxic chemical and sewage dump, the appearance of seals and now whales in the harbor is a sure sign...

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