Editorials

A Great Day for Everett

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long-shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a casino site now is on the verge of becoming a...

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Everett Community Health Partnership to Hold Event to Build Support for Commercial Urban Agricultural Expansion Project

September 22, 2014
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In March of this year, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) awarded the Everett Community Health Partnership (ECHP) one of nine Urban Agriculture grants to explore the development of commercial urban agriculture in Everett.  With this grant funding, ECHP, through the Everett Community Growers, mapped land suitable for food growing, held various community...

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Decision Time

September 11, 2014
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If the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is to be believed, the commission will vote this week whether to award the casino gaming license for the Greater Boston area either to Wynn Resorts in Everett or to Suffolk Downs in Revere. The process undertaken by the MGC has been thorough and has taken quite a...

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Michael A. Sullivan Receives Key Endorsements from Elected Officials

September 5, 2014
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As the Race for Middlesex District Attorney heats up former Mayor and current Clerk of Courts Michael A. Sullivan receives key endorsements from elected officials including Congressman Michael Capuano, Senator Sal DiDomenico. The Democratic Primary will be help on Tuesday September, 9th. Along with being a dedicated public servant Michael is a former Assistant...

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House Colleagues & Unions Support Representative Wayne A. Matewsky

September 5, 2014
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The Honorable Wayne A. Matewsky is profoundly grateful for the endorsement of his State House colleagues whom have acknowledged their support, as well as the endorsement of twenty nine (29) labor unions. From the American Federation of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, to the Boston Carmens Union, the IBEW and the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts;...

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City of Everett Open Job Positions

September 5, 2014
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The City of Everett will be hiring two (2) Greeters to work out of City Hall. We are looking for diverse individuals with a multi-lingual background proficient in Haitian Creole, Spanish and Portuguese. Greet people as they come into City Hall Assist in translation services The City of Everett is hiring a Program Assistant...

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Celebrating Labor Day

August 26, 2014
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The United States of America will celebrate the federal Labor Day holiday this Monday, Sept. 1. President Grover Cleveland first established it as an official holiday in 1894 to recognize the contributions of workers. Local residents will mark the holiday with backyard barbecues and other events as Labor Day has come to signal the...

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Football Jamboree Friday Night

August 26, 2014
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We expect a large crowd at the first Northeastern Conference-GBL Football Jamboree scheduled for this Friday night at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. Of course, our Crimson Tide will play in the feature scrimmage against a very good Lynn Classical team. Head coach John DiBiaso and his staff have assembled another exciting team that will...

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Senator DiDomenico Acquires Funding for Connolly Center Kitchen Remodel in Senate Budget

August 26, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently announced that his amendment to acquire funding for the Connolly Senior Center kitchen remodel passed in the Senate budget “I am happy to announce that my amendment was passed in the budget,” said Senator DiDomenico. “As a frequent visitor to the Connolly Center I know this is a much needed...

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Letters Editor

August 26, 2014
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Thank you for fighting for us Dear Representative Matewsky, Thank you, for demonstrating the courage to stand before Massport and the F.A.A., on behalf of the citizens of Everett. We agree that that the constant noise of aircraft overhead is unacceptable, and while we recognize that aircraft must fly, we cannot accept the frequency...

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