Editorials

Opinion

July 29, 2015
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It’s time we come together to combat the opiate crisis that has spread throughout our city and all over the Commonwealth. It’s time to tackle this issue head-on and come up with solutions to reduce opiate abuse and addiction. We need to help drug users beat their addiction, and ensure no family has to...

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On the Wynn Casino….

July 29, 2015
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Everyday there seems to be a new twist and turn in the ongoing saga of the proposed Wynn Resort casino complex on Route 99.  Lawsuits are filed like they are going out of style and innuendos are bandied about based on falsehoods. A few weeks back, there were accusations about the land purchase where...

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Whales Ahoy

July 29, 2015
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Last week a couple of whales were spotted in Boston Harbor. For those of us growing up in Boston in the 1970’s and 80’s, when many of our rivers and the harbor served as a toxic chemical and sewage dump, the appearance of seals and now whales in the harbor is a sure sign...

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Local Talent on ‘The Voice’

July 22, 2015
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Outside The Box Boston hosted a number of free performances throughout the week at Boston Common from July 14-19. The free festival, which boasted to have entertainment for everyone’s tastes, included more than 100 artists and performers. One of the highlighted performances included contestants from NBC’s “The Voice” including local talent and season winners...

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Letter to the Editor

July 22, 2015
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Officially On the Ballot To the Editor: It is with overwhelming energy that I can officially say I am a candidate for the Ward Six City Council seat in the upcoming November 3, 2015 local election. I would like to thank the over 300 residents who took the time to sign my papers! As...

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Showdown on Boston, Revere Lawsuits Ends with a Push of the Pause Button

July 22, 2015
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If the lawsuits over the Wynn casino license were viewed as an athletic contest, then last Thursday’s hearing in Suffolk Superior Court was simply the coin toss. And the coin seemed to have landed on its side. The only action that came out of the highly-anticipated hearing was that Judge Janet Sanders allowed all...

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Skeritt Campaign Kicks Off!

July 22, 2015
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Friends and supporters gathered at the 8/10 Grille on June 18 to officially kick off the campaign for Dan Skeritt, who is running for Everett City Council at Large. “I’m humbled by the outpouring of support here tonight and the encouragement I’ve received from people I’ve met during the campaign thus far,” said Skeritt....

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Summer is Here

July 22, 2015
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The excitement and bustle of the Fourth of July weekend has come and gone, and now we can settle into our summer rhythm — whatever that may be for each of us and our families — for the remaining nine weeks before the Labor Day weekend. Mother Nature has cooperated by bringing us the...

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More than 300 Attend Anthony DiPierro Campaign Kickoff for City Council

July 3, 2015
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Calling him “part of a new generation of leaders in our city”, Mayor Carlo DeMaria introduced Anthony DiPierro last Thursday, June 25, to more than 300 supporters at Anthony’s of Malden, as the first-time candidate vowed to fight for every vote in November and to treat everyone in Everett with civility and respect. “At...

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Mayor Meets with Everett Author Gloria M.Gavris

July 3, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria was happy to meet with Gloria M. Gavris recently, a former Everett resident who wrote a children’s book on civic engagement. E is for Election Day introduces basic government ideas to children. Each page includes a letter and a government term to accompany it – such as B for Ballots and...

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