Editorials

On Shutting off the Water to Enforce Payment Policy

June 13, 2012
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Without water, there cannot be life as we know it on this earth. People can’t live without water. Paying your water bill is important. It must be paid. The city pays for the water you drink and use in your home and you must pay for that water or eventually, the water will be...

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The Budget

June 13, 2012
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Monday evening’s Common Council meeting was a disaster. The questions seemed to be: “Do we have a budget? Did we vote properly on the budget? Do we need to revote on the matter? What exactly should be done?” Nearly the entire meeting was spent in minutia about what constitutes an official vote and whether...

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Marie Stewart

June 6, 2012
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We once again wish to note the tragic passing of Marie Stewart, an Everett Public schools crossing guard who was hit by an oncoming vehicle in a tragic accident near the Keverian School on May 23. Her funeral last week brought out a wonderful tribute in her memory by the students of the Keverian...

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Thank you, Distrigas

June 6, 2012
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Once again, Distrigas has shown that it is not only the largest corporation operating a commercial business in this city but that it is as well one of the most generous. Distrigas’s donation of $25,000 to the City’s Youth Summer Job Program helping teens to gain employment while out of school for the summer...

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E Club Scholarships

June 6, 2012
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We congratulate the winners of this year’s recipients of E Club Scholarships and we thank, once again, the E Club for giving out the scholarships to worthy Everett High School students headed for college. And we thank the E Club for its generosity and for its vision. We extend our congratulations to the recipients...

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Smith Should Be Held to a Higher Standard

May 31, 2012
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News reports indicating Representative Stat Smith owns two apartment houses filled with code violations in neighboring Revere are, frankly, a disappointment. Voters in this city expect their elected public representatives to not only follow the law but to be pristine in their private affairs. Regrettably, this is not the case with Smith in this...

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Marie Howe

May 31, 2012
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Everett School Crossing Guard Marie Howe’s tragic and untimely death has caused great sadness throughout the community. She died trying to keep school children safe while crossing streets filled with speeding traffic. She loved what she did. She was a true fighter who had just begun treatments for cancer but who had refused to...

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High School Accreditation

May 31, 2012
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Everett High School has received a ten year accreditation following a thorough review by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. This comes as great news as accreditation tends to be a confirmation of just about everything that is going on with education that is positive at EHS. It also confirms and endorses...

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Memorial Day 2012

May 24, 2012
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The long weekend for those of us living safely throughout the nation is much more than that for all of us. Whether we recognize and feel the intensity of the Memorial Day holiday or not, whether we  understand what sacrifice and battlefield death are all about, the one day of the year which is...

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Facing Up to Reality

May 17, 2012
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It is difficult for the city government to come to the understanding that many new families are moving into Everett because of its proximity to Boston and the North Shore and because its public schools offer so much and are so accommodating. This is a fact of reality. So many new people are moving...

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