Editorials

Let’s Truly Honor Our Veterans

November 12, 2015
By

Veteran’s Day originally came into existence shortly after World War I when it was known as Armistice Day, marking the end of what was known then as the Great War on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. In the years since that time, Veteran’s Day has come to encompass...

Read more »

Affordable Food: Everett’s Pathway to Health and Economic Vitality

November 5, 2015
By

By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Kathleen O’Brien, Director of the Everett Community Health Partnership More than one million Massachusetts residents, including over 300,000 children, live in economically-distressed urban and rural communities with limited access to markets carrying healthy affordable foods, including fresh produce, meat, and dairy products. Everett is no exception. Families living far...

Read more »

Another Memorable Win for Everett High School Football

November 5, 2015
By

The Everett High School football program has enjoyed many triumphant moments in its history, especially under the unparalleled guidance of head coach John DiBiaso. Everett football fans will remember Frank Nuzzo’s 97-yard interception return in the third quarter of the Crimson Tide’s 13-7 victory over St. John’s Prep in the 2002 Super Bowl at...

Read more »

Letter to the Editor

October 29, 2015
By

In Response to Ward Six City Councilor Sal Sachetta’s Misleading Letter to the Editor It perplexes me to have read a letter to the editor in last week’s newspapers regarding the Ward Six City Council race. Let me start off by saying that both candidates are respectable gentlemen who care about Everett.  This being...

Read more »

Daylight Savings Time is This Sunday

October 29, 2015
By

Just when you thought that Halloween was going to be over too soon, we are happy to say to the party goers that the are going to gain an extra hour on Sunday morning as the annual daylight savings time goes into effect.  However, daylight savings time is also the perfect time not only...

Read more »

Get Out and Vote

October 29, 2015
By

With Election Day less than a week away, voters are urged to get out and vote.  This year several contested races highlight the ballot.  Voters have many candidates to choose from including several new faces to the political landscape.  These candidates have given countless hours and time away from their families to campaign and...

Read more »

Fall, A Wonderful Season, or a Painful Event?

October 22, 2015
By

By Mike Powers District Manager, Customer Service and Sales U.S. Postal Service This is a beautiful time of year in New England.  But as the Postal Service works to provide the best service for you, we need your help to overcome the obstacles that autumn and the earliest days of winter can deliver. The...

Read more »

Letter to the Editor

October 22, 2015
By

Working hard for Everett In rebuttal to the “want to be” candidate from ward 6,  I first want to say I wish him good luck and good health. Regarding his Letter to the Editor in this paper of last week he did himself a dis-service.  He stated that he was “the ONLY Ward 6...

Read more »

Why the Opiate Crisis Matters to Me

October 16, 2015
By

In July, I submitted an op-ed to the local papers about how important it is for the city of Everett to come together and tackle the opiate epidemic head on. I discussed different ways to be proactive and ideas to further help addicts coming out of detox continue their sobriety. A major component of...

Read more »

Letter to the Editor

October 16, 2015
By

Michael McLaughlin Stands with Everett United It was my privilege and honor to stand with my friends from Everett United along with Councilors John Hanlon, Mike Mangan, and School Committee Chairman Frank Parker on Boston City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 7. We stood together to protect the almost 7,600 jobs that are on the...

Read more »