Editorials

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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Cost of Water and Sewer Rates Stand Strong in Local Cities Comparison

July 3, 2014
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On Wednesday, June 18th the City Services Commission voted unanimously to increase the water and sewer rates by 9%. The increase in rates is due to increases in MWRA annual assessments averaging 2-5% a year and needed expenditures in improvements to the aging of utility infrastructure and the new smart water meter program. In...

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Pioneer Charter School of Science Recognized by Boston Foundation

July 3, 2014
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Pioneer Charter School of Science was recognized with a $10,000 award for its work in providing quality educational opportunities to students from the Boston Foundation. PCSS was as a finalist for the Pozen Prize for Charter Schools, finishing in the top three best charter schools in Greater Boston. The prize was created by Boston Foundation donors Robert and Elizabeth Pozen. Robert is a former...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which they began as adolescents, are now culminating as they reach...

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