Editorials

Letters to the Editor

October 21, 2017
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Collective effort Dear Editor Seth Daniel’s article: Getting Qualified: New Cooking School Program in Everett to Prepare Residents for Casino Jobs, truly captured the essence of NECAT’s culinary training and mission.  This is a wonderful opportunity for Everett residents to get the skills needed to compete for culinary positions in the food services industry,...

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Congratulations Officer Joe Pepicelli

October 13, 2017
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Being a police officer in today’s world is never easy.  The range of training that an officer must go through before being sworn-in is tremendous.  One must be able to deal with gang issues, domestic violence, child abuse, violent murder, people high on drugs and people released too early from mental health facilities due...

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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time for the Wrong Reasons

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old, same-old that Republicans have been espousing for the past 30 years, benefiting millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations significantly, while blowing a huge hole in the...

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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 6, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...

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Letters to the Editor

September 29, 2017
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Moving Forward Dear Friends, It’s hare to believe that summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the fall season has officially begun. 2017 is going by fast, and so much has already taken place. Here on Beacon Hill, my colleagues and I have been hard at work taking action on policies...

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Trump is Moving US Closer to War

September 29, 2017
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We were listening to the segment on 60 Minutes Sunday night in which Oprah Winfrey was interviewing pro-Trump and anti-Trump voters from Michigan, and we were struck by the comment of one man as to why he voted for Trump. He voiced a common refrain that many Trump supporters expressed during the campaign: The...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2017
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Ban recreational marijuana shops (As presented to the City Council on Monday night, Sept. 11) Dear Mr. President and Members of the Council: I am pleased to introduce tonight a proposal to ban recreational marijuana shops in the City of Everett. This ban is consistent with the will of the voters in our city,...

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Remembering 9/11

September 15, 2017
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There are few events in life that one can recall exactly what they were doing when the tragedy happened to unfold. One event in our life was when the planes flew into the World Trade Center Buildings on that Tuesday morning in 2011. We were just one in a small group of residents at...

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Homecoming 2017

September 8, 2017
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The annual Homecoming Parade and football game with the Tide taking on Xaverian, promises to be the best yet for residents and former residents.  Every year, one says how can this event get any better.  However, this year will be just unbelievable with a great football game, great parade and great fireworks. Superintendent Fred...

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