Editorials

Mayor DeMaria to open Everett Community Fitness Center

November 27, 2014
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Since first taking office in 2009, Mayor DeMaria has remained committed to bringing more health and wellness opportunities and education to the City of Everett and its residents. Under his leadership the Energize Everett, Recreation, and Human Services Departments have all been continually expanding to incorporate more classes and initiatives focusing on both fitness...

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Executive Order on Immigration Helps Some in Everett, but Not All

November 27, 2014
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When President Barack Obama announced his executive order for illegal immigration last Thursday night, there was no shortage of Everett residents who were glued to their television sets. However, while some rejoiced at the announcement, others found profound sadness in it as they were not qualified for protection under the order and would remain...

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Let’s Support Our Everett Football Team

November 18, 2014
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There have been so many “big” games during the John DiBiaso Era that it’s hard to call one bigger than the next. But this Friday night’s St. John’s Prep-Everett football game for the Division 1 North sectional certainly ranks as one of the most exciting match-ups in the program’s storied history. For starters, the...

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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...

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Pioneer Panthers take the Championship

November 18, 2014
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The Pioneer Charter School of Science Boys Soccer team won the Massachusetts Charter School Atheltic Organization (MCSAO) Championship on Saturday at Hormel Stadium in Medford with a 5-1 victory over Foxborough Regional Charter School.  The Panthers finished the regular season 12-1-1 and entered the tournament as the number one seed.  The team was led by senior...

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Parlin Library Hosts a Presentation of Live Owls

November 7, 2014
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Just days before Halloween, on Oct. 29, the Parlin Library hosted a presentation of live owls from an organization called Wingmasters. Wingmasters serves to rescue and protect birds of prey while educating people about them. Families were very engaged in seeing the various birds. While these particular birds are healthy, they each have a...

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Mayor Tom Menino

November 7, 2014
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The passing this week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to none. The incredible outpouring of genuine sadness and respect expressed by persons from all walks of life and from stations high and low bore witness to the feelings of mutual...

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Mayor Demaria Attends Firefighter of the Year Ceremony:Two Everett Firefighters Honored

November 7, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently joined Governor Deval Patrick, Public Safety Secretary Andrea Cabral, State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan, and Everett Fire Chief David Butler to honor firefighters from ten (10) Massachusetts’ communities for heroic acts of bravery. Among those recognized Mayor DeMaria had the pleasure of congratulating Everett Firefighters Rocco Andreotti and Joseph...

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Mayor Demaria Urges Residents to Vote No on Question 3

November 4, 2014
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On the outskirts of Everett, on the edge of Boston is a heavily contaminated site bordering the Mystic River.  The site, formally used by the Monsanto Chemical Company, is comprised of more than 30 acres of land, and once housed a chemical production and storage plant.  The ground of the site is tainted with ash, arsenic...

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A Vote for Everett

November 4, 2014
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Neighbors, Over the years, I have come to you on many important matters urging your support, but nothing has ever been as monumental as this matter or as earnest as this request.  On November 4th, please join my wife Stacy and me in casting a vote for Everett, a vote for our children, a vote...

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