Editorials

Carefully Consider Privilege and Responsibility to Protect Our Country

June 24, 2016
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By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria As mayor of the City of Everett, I take the responsibilities of public office as my solemn duty and privilege. I know that this is true of mayors in cities around the country as well as for members of Congress. And yet, this Monday, the United States Senate voted to...

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Letter to the Editor

June 24, 2016
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Concerned and disappointed I know that we can all agree that there has been one time or another where we have struggled and that we may have needed the help of a professional. In the public school system, the adjustment counselor is there to help children when they need it. It has come to...

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Sensible Gun Control is Needed

June 24, 2016
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A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. — The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution The issue of what, if any, gun control laws are appropriate in a civilized society once again is...

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Mayor DeMaria Announces Independence Day Celebration

June 17, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to invite City of Everett residents to another exciting Independence Day Celebration! All are welcome to attend this year’s two-part festival that will take place Saturday, July 2 at Glendale Park and Sacramone Park in Everett. “Every year, Everett residents look forward to this great event,” said Mayor DeMaria....

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Letter to the Editor

June 17, 2016
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THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! On June 2, 2016 a dear friend of mine, Joseph W. Nigro, Jr., passed away.  We grew up together in the Woodlawn section of Everett, and he came from a wonderful family.  He served his country in the Air Force National Guard, and went on to become a...

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Congratulations,EHS Class of 2016

June 10, 2016
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For our community, high school graduation time is a city-wide celebration, even for those who do not have children or relatives among the graduates. All of us take pride in the accomplishments of our graduates, for we know that they represent the future leaders of our community and our world, and that all of...

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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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