Editorials

Martin Luther King

January 14, 2015
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When one considers that it has been almost 47 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin Luther King. But...

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The Olympics in Boston?

January 14, 2015
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The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s selection as the top choice of American cities to contend for the designation world-wide in 2024. As far as we know, in terms of dollars and cents,...

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MLK Scholarship Breakfast Set for Jan 19

January 11, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Bishop Robert G. Brown of the Zion Church Ministries would like to remind residents that the 11th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast will take place on Monday, January 19th at 9:00AM at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. The event, sponsored by Zion Church Ministries, is...

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Mayor Demaria & City Team up with Everett United

January 4, 2015
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TO HELP THOSE IN NEED Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently welcomed Everett United to City Hall for the City’s Annual Holiday Toy Shopping and Delivery event. Everett United delivered hundreds of toys to City Hall to be distributed to Everett children for Christmas.  The members of Everett United previously picked out the toys and held...

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Virtual Field Trips Make ‘Penguin Day’ A Success at the Adams School

January 4, 2015
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To kick off its Pre-kindergarten curriculum theme, “All About Animals”, the Adams School held a fun and educational Penguin Day. Students celebrated by wearing black and white clothes and participating in a variety of themed activities. As an added bonus, the day corresponded with the installation of Eno Boards throughout the school. An Eno...

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Letter to the Editor

January 4, 2015
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On Saturday, December 13, my 14-year-old daughter and I went to Gateway Center where you can shop at Target, Old Navy and Bed Bath & Beyond. It was at 5 p.m. and the traffic snarl was something from a mass exodus movie. Cars were blocking entries to Target.  You could not exit the Target...

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Ring out the Old….

January 4, 2015
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The New Year always provides us with a time of reflection, both upon the year that has passed and upon the one to come. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at this time of year: Ring out, wild bells, to the wild...

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Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
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Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...

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Consumers should be Prepared at Holiday Season

December 23, 2014
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 These year-end weeks are a busy time that are focused on friends and family, and not when you want to be checking to confirm that your insurance coverage is adequate. But taking a few minutes between the cooking and the shopping and the wrapping to review  your insurance policies and how they would cover...

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Pioneer Charter School of Science Blood Drive

December 23, 2014
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On Saturday, December 6, Pioneer Charter School of Science held its first blood drive through the American Red Cross. Students, parents, staff and community members came to donate blood. With their help, they collected 23 pints of blood, which can save up to 69 lives. The majority of the donors were PCSS students, which...

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