Editorials

Another Super Saturday for Everett Football Fans

December 2, 2016
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Is it the biggest game in the proud history of Everett High School football? We’ll leave that to the historians but everything points to Saturday’s Division 1 Super Bowl showdown between North champion Everett High School and South champion Xaverian High School as a game that belongs in a special category all by itself....

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Congratulations CHA Everett Hospital on Carrying on Georgia Whidden’s Legacy

November 24, 2016
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By Mayor Carlo DeMaria As Cambridge Health Alliance recognizes its 20th Anniversary, I am proud to celebrate our partnership focused on enhancing the quality of life in Everett better. My vision is to make our community a healthy place for families and we have accomplished a great deal in recent years. On November 1,...

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Remember Those in Need

November 24, 2016
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. Thanksgiving has no religious connotations, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It asks nothing more from each of us than just showing up (other than for the person who is doing all the cooking) and enjoying the company of our family and friends and then having a...

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Congratulations, Everett Football on Advancing to the Super Bowl

November 18, 2016
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There are so many factors that have contributed to the remarkable success of the Everett High School football program. Everything begins with superior leadership and our school system and athletic program have that in Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire and head football coach and director of athletics John DiBiaso, who’s already an inductee in...

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Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...

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Study the Ballot Questions

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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Gov Baker — A Profile in Courage

November 4, 2016
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With Republican office-holders abandoning their support of GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump like the proverbial rats leaving a sinking ship, Massachusetts residents can be proud that our Governor, Charlie Baker, was among the very first prominent Republicans (he was number four, according to a recent article in the New York Times) to state on...

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Boston Parents Say No on 2

November 4, 2016
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Mary Battenfeld and Odette Williamson As Boston parents with deep commitments to improving educational opportunities for all children, we oppose ballot Question 2.  This extreme lift of the state charter cap will destroy opportunities for many children, in order to create options for some others. Our children have been Boston Public Schools students since...

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Please Consider Joining Me On Voting No on Question 2

November 4, 2016
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By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria As mayor, I can think of no more important issue for the future of our city than that of the education of all children in Everett. Our children are our greatest resource, and it is my hope that our public school students will stay in Everett as adults and someday...

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