Editorials

City Dedicates Squares in Honor of Veterans Massone and Caruso

July 21, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Everett Veterans Services Commissioner Joseph Hickey took part in a pair of square dedications in honor of Everett veterans recently. On June 28, the intersection of Torndike Street and Broadway was dedicated in honor of Eugene Massone a WWII veteran and Everett resident. Late that same day, the corner of...

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Kiwanis Annual Golf Outing August 15

July 21, 2014
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The Everett Kiwanis Club will hold the 29th Annual Frank E. Woodard Golf Outing on Friday, August 15 at Mount Hood Golf Club in Melrose. The event benefits the Kiwanis Club’s Scholarship Funds. Registration for the event is at 7 a.m. with a shotgun tee time of 8 a.m. Lunch will be served at...

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Free Kids Summer Lunch Program

July 21, 2014
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The Everett Recreation Department is reminding parents of the annual Free Kids Summer Lunch program available through the city and Tri-Cap. Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that this year’s program was also supported by a $1,000 grant from Project Bread. Lunches are available to Everett for toddlers through age 18 from July 7 through August...

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Speaking out on the False Allegations in the Probation Trial

July 21, 2014
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On Monday, the United States Attorney alleged that I engaged in a criminal conspiracy.  Since a conspiracy is an agreement to do an illegal act, the question must be asked:  With whom did I conspire?  When did I so conspire? And what evidence is there linking me to such a conspiracy?  The government cannot...

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Representative Matewsky Endorses ICU Nursing Levels

July 11, 2014
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State House, Boston, June 30th 2014 Governor Deval Patrick, quietly signed a bill setting nurses staffing levels inside intensive care units at one nurse per patient, depending on the stability of the patient. State Representative Wayne Matewsky, Democrat – Everett, for the past year has been a strong proponent of increasing nurse staffing in...

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State Rep. Wayne Matewsky Hold Office Hours in Everett

July 11, 2014
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State Representative Wayne A. Matewsky, and staff will be hosting their monthly office hours on Thursday July 31st and Thursday August 28th at Everett City Hall, within the George Kevarian room, from 10-12. We invite all residents and businesses within the community to join us. We will address any questions or concerns that you...

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Brendan O’malley Promoted to Project Manager at Bond

July 11, 2014
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BOND, a leading Boston-based construction manager, announced today that Brendan O’Malley, LEED AP, has been promoted to Project Manager at the company. Brendan is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a degree in Civil Engineering. In his nearly eight year construction career, Brendan has worked to deliver major projects for top...

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House Passes Legislation to Combat Substance Abuse Epidemic

July 11, 2014
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Representative Wayne A. Matewsky (D-Everett) joined colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass legislation that increases access to treatment for individuals confronting substance addiction and takes significant steps to combat the current epidemic. The bill seeks to set patients on a path to sustainable recovery by both increasing access to care and improving...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2014
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Back at the turn of the last century (i.e., 1900), newspapers exhorted their readers to observe a “safe and sane” Fourth of July. That’s because in communities big and small all across America, the founding of our nation had become a popular excuse for roving groups of young men to engage in mayhem of...

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Representative Wayne Matewsky Votes in Favor of Minimum Wage Increase

July 3, 2014
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June 19th marked the culmination of the State Houses Labor and Workforce Development Committees efforts to increase the minimum wage to $11.oo per hour, over a three year period, while establishing protection, compensation and legislation to benefit a diverse range of workers state wide. Representative Wayne A. Matewsky – Democrat, Everett, member of the...

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