Editorials

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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Letters to the Editor

May 20, 2016
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A special thanks From Bike to the Sea to the City of Everett Bike to the Sea Inc. would like to give a special thanks to the city of Everett for the incredible job and team effort that made the big Earth Day Volunteer clean up of the Bike trail on April 23 special...

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A Great Cause

May 20, 2016
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Under beautiful skies, the Wounded Vet Ride with more than 6,000 motorcycles participating went through parts of our community last weekend.  The Ride helped raise funds for four local veterans who were wounded in combat overseas. The idea of the ride was first started by Winthrop resident Andrew Biggio and former East Boston State...

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From the Mayor’s Office

May 13, 2016
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Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day a success Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Department of Public Works recently held a successful Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, May 7th at the Public Works facility. The City of Everett and Clean Harbors, a comprehensive environmental, energy and industrial service, were visited by over 150 residents and...

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A Huge Step Forward

May 13, 2016
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Monday’s announcement from both Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Wynn Resort officials that the building permit for the start of construction on the $2 billion resort hotel in Everett has been issued comes as welcome news for the taxpayers of our city. These past few years since Steve Wynn first came to Everett in December...

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Thank You to the Volunteers

May 7, 2016
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Needless to say, Saturday, April 23 was not a great day to have a clean-up as the rains and the cold weather just stayed around. However, these conditions did not discourage the volunteers that helped clean up the Northern Strand Bike to Sea Trail. The volunteers showed up to clear the brush and litter...

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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...

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