Editorials

A Joint Victory

July 10, 2013
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The decision by Global Petroleum officials to withdraw their application to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere/East Boston terminal on tracks running through the communities of Chelsea and Everett certainly comes as good news especially to residents who live near the train tracks or the terminal itself. Last week’s explosion in Canada of crude...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2013
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Have fun on the holiday, but do it safely for yourself and your loved ones  Back at the turn of the 20th century, editorial writers would implore their readers to make the Fourth of July “safe and sane.” Americans, especially the young men, would use the Fourth as an excuse to go on a...

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An Overwhelming Victory

June 26, 2013
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Last Saturday’s overwhelming approval of the casino question for Everett can leave little doubt that residents support the project. While the local voter approval was never in doubt, the margin of victory came as a surprise to some longtime observers.  We believe that in East Boston and Revere the margin of victory will not...

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Voters to Decide Casino Proposal on Saturday

June 20, 2013
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This Saturday, Everett voters will be going to the polls to decide on the Wynn Resort proposal. To say that this is just another vote dismisses the importance of the final outcome after the ballots have been counted. If approved by the voters, and then approved by the State Gaming Commission, this project will...

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Congratulations, Graduates: The Everett High Class of 2013 Has Left Its Mark

June 12, 2013
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A high school graduation is a bittersweet time both for the graduates and their family members. Although it is the most joyous and significant event thus far for the grads in their young lives, it also signifies the end of a period during which they have been dependent upon their parents, teachers, community, and friends for guidance and...

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Thank You Sen. DiDomenico

June 5, 2013
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There’s money at the State House.  That is for sure as the state budget for this fiscal year nears the $34 billion mark. One just needs to know either where to look or what new programs might work in a community. And this is where Everett’s state senator, Sal DiDomenico, has an advantage over...

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Proposed Traffic Improvements

May 29, 2013
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Today, anyone traveling on Route 99 or Route 16 during the morning or evening commutes, usually just sits in traffic. One can only wonder what the traffic might be if the State Gaming Commission gives Steve Wynn the green light to construct his casino on Route 99. The sure bet is that there will...

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Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...

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Many Elections for Voters to Consider

May 15, 2013
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If you are a voter in Everett, the next few months will be a busy time for you. We agree with the opinion piece in today’s newspaper by Peter Napolitano urging voters to make the effort to vote in the following elections on US Senate, the vote on a casino in Everett and a...

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Hotel/Casino Would Be a Windfall for Everett

May 9, 2013
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During these difficult fiscal times, any additional revenue for a municipality is certainly welcome and should be greeted with open arms. This scenario certainly seems to be the case for Everett taxpayers with the recently-announced host agreement with Wynn Development. To put it simply, Everett seems to have hit the jackpot, and  Mayor Carlo...

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