Editorials

Homecoming Day Was a Great Event

October 6, 2014
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With Mother Nature delivering a glorious summer-like day, Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire and the Everett School Committee celebrated another successful Homecoming extravaganza Saturday. As Mr. Foresteire said prior to the event, there were many organizers and supporters who deserve praise including the School Department, the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Public Works, and...

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Middle School Students Invited to Catholic High School Information Night

October 6, 2014
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Middle school students and parents are invited to attend Catholic High School Information Night at Malden Catholic High School on Tuesday, Oct. 7,  from 6:00 PM -8:00  PM.  This free event provides an opportunity for families to gather information and speak with admission officers from fifteen local Catholic high schools. Participating high schools include:...

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Communities Benefit Most from Gaming When They Build a Diversified Economy

October 6, 2014
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In the wake of several casino closings in Atlantic City, gaming critics are out in force with, “I told you so — gaming can’t save an economy.” Guess what? We agree. Instead of viewing gaming as a panacea to cure all economic ills, policymakers should view gaming as one piece of a multifaceted economic...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Thank you for your support Dear Editor: LATINOS UNIDOS EN MASSACHUSETTS (LUMA), want to thanks the residents and officials of Everett for their support in he 4th Multicultural Festival of Everett  on Augusto 30.  We wrapped up a full day  of Entertainment  based in one phrase “One Voice, One World” on Saturday, August 30th, at...

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Bond adds Paul James as Vice President, Risk Management

October 6, 2014
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BOND, a regional construction management firm to the institutional markets and a self-performing general contractor to the power and energy industries, is pleased to announce the addition of Paul M. James, Esq. as Vice President – Risk Management. In this newly established role, Mr. James will be responsible for working with the BOND Executive...

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EHS Homecoming Will be an Enjoyable Event

September 29, 2014
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Everett Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire already has the best football program, head coach (John DiBiaso), coaching staff,  uniforms, and public address announcer , so why not have the best Homecoming Day in the state as well. And that’s what we have on Saturday as Mr. Foresteire and his team have organized a...

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Florence Street Park Redesign is Finalized

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development are pleased to report that the City has finalized the redesign and renovation of Jacob Scharf Park, often referred to as Florence Street Park. The project will go out to bid this week and construction is anticipated to begin this fall. Funding for the...

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Yard Waste Collection Is Cancelled for This Saturday

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents that there will be no yard waste collection this Saturday, September 27th. Yard waste will be collected only on the Saturdays listed below:   October 11th and 25th November 8th and 22nd December 6th A reminder to residents that yard waste must be stored in brown...

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Unwanted Prescription Drugs Can Be Left off at Police Station

September 29, 2014
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On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Everett Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to...

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A Great Day for Everett

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long-shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a casino site now is on the verge of becoming a...

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