Editorials

Friday Closings to Continue at Everett City Hall

October 11, 2012
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We are in favor of Friday closings at Everett City Hall. The shortened workweek gives city hall employees an extra day to enjoy their private lives and to do as they please. It allows the city to save some money on utilities and insurance as well as wear and tear without diminishing the value...

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Thank You, Eagle Bank

October 11, 2012
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The Eagle Bank has donated $500 to Junior Achievement to fund two personal finance classes at Everett High School. It is not hard to imagine the Eagle Bank, founded here in 1889, has remained such a great friend to this city and a charitable one as well in more than 120 years of existence....

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Columbus Day

October 4, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He...

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Register to Vote

October 4, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...

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Crimson Tide Will Recover

October 4, 2012
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The weekend loss by the Crimson Tide football team was not expected but now that it has happened, at least the inevitable has finally occurred and the football players can put the loss out of mind and get on with another championship season. You have to lose one sometime – better now than later...

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The Homecoming

September 26, 2012
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With each successive Homecoming, Everett shows itself to be a community with deep pride. Homecoming is all about kids, parents, schoolteachers, administrators, athletes, cheerleaders, elected public officials and residents of this city in huge numbers. Homecoming is about tradition and caring. Again, Homecoming is mostly about pride. It is also about Superintendent of Schools...

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The Day of Atonement

September 26, 2012
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Wednesday will mark the Jewish High Holiday of Yom Kippur. For Jews this is the most sacred and holy day of the year, when God closes the Book of Life after deciding whose names get written into it. The Day of Atonement is indeed the moment all Jews are asked to atone for the...

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The Old High School

September 20, 2012
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More and more we hear elected public officials castigating or questioning the mayor about what he has failed to do with the former senior high school on Broadway. The desire of the mayor’s colleagues in government to question his judgment and abilities based on getting the former high school property redeveloped are a bit...

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The Jewish New Year

September 20, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Everett’s Jew are doing the same. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order to clear...

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Remembering 9/11

September 12, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorists attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakening the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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