Editorials

Congratulations, Stacy Poste Schiavo on Your Honor from the ‘E’ Club

May 28, 2014
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The ‘E’ Club has earned a well-deserved reputation for doing things in a classy and understated manner. Its scholarships, individual awards, and special recognitions hold immense prestige for those who accept these honors at its autumn and spring dinners at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield. Everett softball coach and teacher Stacy Poste Schiavo received one of...

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Observe Memorial Day

May 20, 2014
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Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching.  For many residents, this weekend symbolizes the beginning of the summer.  There will be a day off from work or school.  There will be cookouts and celebrations.  There will be a respite from our harried schedules of work and life with our children. However, Memorial Day has a...

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Thank You ‘E’ Club of Everett for Your Funding of Scholarships

May 13, 2014
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The ‘E Club of Everett will hold its annual Scholarship Awards Dinner next week at which time eleven outstanding Everett High School students will receive scholarships to help defray the costs of their continuing education. The dinner is always a great and festive event as all “E” Club functions are. Executive Director Vincent Ragucci...

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Wounded Vet Run

May 7, 2014
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Congratulations to State Rep. Carlo Basile, Andrew Biggio and all the Wounded Vet Run organizers for another job well done. As in years past the Wounded Vet Run Sunday, April 27 that brought 3,000 motorcycles through the area to raise money to for Cpl. Andy Kingsley, Cpl. Kevin Dubois and MSGT. Joseph Deslauriers was...

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On Wynn Casino and the Redevelopment Authority

April 30, 2014
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On the front page of today’s newspaper is the story that Wynn Resort officials have reached an agreement with several of the surrounding communities.  The fact that this is now done, shows that Wynn Resorts is now dotting their I’s and crossing their T’s.  All these contracts with the surrounding communities except Boston demonstrates...

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Thank You Senator DiDomenico

April 23, 2014
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In last week’s newspaper, Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that the City will receive $3.75 million from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to repair Beacham Street. The repair of this street with new sewers and drainage for runoff water from rain and snow storms is crucial to make sure that the City does not get fined...

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A Special Easter

April 16, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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So, This Is Spring?

March 28, 2014
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Although the calendar told us that spring officially arrived last Thursday, Mother Nature, as usual, has decided on her own time frame for when she will allow spring to be sprung. As we are writing this editorial at the beginning of the week, the weatherman is telling us that temperatures will remain below freezing all day for the next two days...

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Spring Cleaning Time

March 28, 2014
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Clean up, clean up, Everybody everywhere Clean, clean up, Everybody do your share. For our readers with children, the above phrases will be recognized as coming from a song by Barney, the Purple Dinosaur.  But they are as apropos as anything else we can think of to remind our readers that springtime also means clean-up time. This is the time...

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They’re Not Making Land Anymore

February 13, 2014
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Benjamin Franklin once advised a friend to buy as much land as possible, “since they are not making any more of it. “  This adage seems especially true in Everett. Like all urban cities, Everett is constrained for open space and many of the large lots of land that is now coming available have...

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