Editorials

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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We Honor James and Mary Trentini

September 12, 2012
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Everett residents James and Mary Trentini of Shute Street died on American Flight 11 bound for Los Angeles on September 11, 2001. Like the nearly 3,000 innocents that died that day, they were non-violent, religious, family oriented people who never dreamt their lives could be snuffed out just like that, with the snap of...

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The Red Sox in Last Place

September 12, 2012
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You do not have to be a Boston Red Sox baseball fan to take notice of the Red Sox who sank into last place at the expense of a team that came to Boston this weekend that was in last place when they arrived but are no longer last upon leaving. The Red Sox...

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Crimson Tide Prospects Looking Very Strong

September 5, 2012
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The vaunted Everett High School football team is once again giving every appearance of coming greatness in the pre-season. Part of the magic that is again being weaved is the coaching. Led by John DiBiaso, the Crimson Tide always begin with an advantage. It is a bit like the Patriots with Bill Belichick. What...

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$2.1 Million Glendale Park Facelift; Long Overdue

August 29, 2012
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Glendale Park will soon be receiving a major boost as the city’s signature park and recreation field following action taken at city hall Monday night. The $2.1 million being borrowed to remake the sprawling field, arguably, the most important public recreation space in the city, has been a long time coming. Mayor Carlo DeMaria...

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Welcome to the Council

August 29, 2012
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Cheryl Landry and Leonard Jordan have joined the Common Council. Landry is a registered nurse and lives in Ward 1. Jordan, a lifelong resident and auxiliary policeman and lives in Ward 3. Both Landry and Jordan bring to the council the sentiments of long-term residents who understand this city completely and who know the...

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The Everett Farmer’s Market

August 29, 2012
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Everett has a wonderful Farmer’s Market from week to week during the warm months of the year. It is held in Everett Square from 3-7 every Wednesday and will continue until the end of October. We urge our readers to check out the Farmers Market. All the produce is native grown. There is fabulous...

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