Editorials

Everett Remembers 9/11/11

September 14, 2011
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Everett was not untouched on September 11, 2001.  Many in our community sadly remember the couple, Mr. Jim Trentini, an EHS Class of 1954 graduate, and his wife Mary, who lived in our city and had been passengers on American Flight 11, the first plane to hit the World Trade Center. A Ten Year...

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Ten Years After

September 7, 2011
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For those of us living in Massachusetts, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has a special significance because they began here early on the morning of a beautiful day. All of us awakening that day in September ten years ago believed it was just another day. The terrorists began at Logan Airport....

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Hurricane Irene

August 31, 2011
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Hurricane Irene has come and gone, just like that, like the snap of a finger. In truth, for all our preparations, Hurricane Irene was a no-show for us but not for others. She never came to dinner and stayed around a while to wreak her havoc. She came and went like a ghost, only...

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Expanded Gambling Bill Will Make a Difference

August 24, 2011
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The House and the Senate has brought out a piece of legislation from committee concerning expanded gambling. The governor says that he approves of the legislation. So the stage is set for debate and fine tuning and then passage in the House and the Senate and then to the governor for his signature. When...

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Earthquake in Virginia

August 24, 2011
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News of a near to 6.0 earthquake in Virginia and the nation’s capital rocked many of us here in Boston. Some buildings in Boston were said to be shaking from the earthquake as they did in New York City. Amazingly enough, we are in an earthquake zone. It is just that we haven’t had...

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Thank You Mr.smith

August 17, 2011
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Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith has done the right thing by choosing to devote all his time on the state representative position that he holds instead of running again for a position on the Everett School Committee. We applaud his action in doing so. It is indeed a victory for the people. We believe it is...

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And Speaking of the Schools

August 17, 2011
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It is still a bit early in August to seriously be talking about going back to school and we are sensitive about that. Just the same, the school committee and the school administration led by Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire are right now in a day-to-day battle to create the environment necessary to accommodate...

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The Main Ballot Question

August 10, 2011
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The November election ballot is all set and certified. Now it is time for all the candidates seeking re-election or seeking election for the first time to get to work and to send out their message to the voters. It is a citywide election and much is at stake. But nowhere are the stakes...

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Regarding Our National Government and Our Fragile Financial Lives

August 3, 2011
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There is a very real and compelling connection between our financial lives as individuals and families and that of the national government. In the modern age, we individuals are only as strong as our national government. If the national government is weak, we are weak. If it is in debt and nearly broke –...

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Tanker Safety an Issue

July 27, 2011
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The crash and subsequent explosion of a gasoline tank truck in Saugus on Route 1 last weekend killing the driver of the truck, causing part of the roadway to melt and causing fire damage to a few businesses adjacent to the heavily traveled roadway. The explosion was violent and enormous when it happened, sending...

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