Editorials

Three Ballot Questions

October 31, 2012
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There are three ballot questions for Massachusetts voter to decide. We urge all voters to read the questions ahead of time, either on-line on the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office or in the pamphlets that went out to every voter from the Secretary of State. In addition, there are opinions offered on each question...

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Old High School Reuse

October 24, 2012
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The old Everett High School building on Broadway can be considered a diamond in the rough for Everett taxpayers.  Sitting on almost four acres and assessed for municipal purposes at more than $37 million, city officials are anxious to move this asset to the private sector. Currently, to maintain the building the cost to...

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The Governor Should Be Ashamed

October 17, 2012
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When we heard the news that Governor Deval Patrick removed George Anzuoni as Chairman of the Revere Housing Authority, we were stunned and disappointed at this classic misstep and what can only be termed as politics at its worst. In a time when one cannot help but read of incompetence and corruption in other...

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Voting on Question 2

October 17, 2012
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Everett residents voting on November 6 will have the option to vote for or against a ballot measure regarding physician prescribed and assisted suicide. It is, obviously, an important ballot question as it goes to the core of how we view life and what we are prepared to do to stop unnecessary suffering and...

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The Cityfest Potential

October 11, 2012
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The 2012 Cityfest recently held was a tremendous event in every way. That it was held largely on Norwood Street and in the square is another testament about how much things change and never remain the same in the city. So many people eating and meeting and sharing in the fun of a no...

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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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