Editorials

Be Sure to Vote Tuesday: Important Offices, Issues for Voters to Decide

October 30, 2013
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When the Founding Fathers drew up our Constitution, the notion of a democratic form of government, in which every citizen was given the right to vote (although admittedly, citizenship in the late 18th century was conferred solely upon white males) was an almost-heretical concept in a world ruled by royals and oligarchs. However, more...

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Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2013
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Halloween is for children or the child in all of us. The thought of getting loads of free candy is sometimes just an overload as children race around the streets trying to make sure that they hit every house and get their treats. However, as fun as Halloween can be, there is also the...

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Election Day Is Nearing

October 25, 2013
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Election Day is less than two weeks away and we urge our readers to start paying close attention to the candidates who they will be meeting as they ask for their votes on November 5. As we have said before and it is reiterated in this week’s Letter to the Editor by Rosemary Miller,...

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Letters Editor

October 25, 2013
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Looking at the new form of government Dear Editor, With the election for the first unicameral government just two weeks away, I feel it is important for the voters of Everett to understand how this change will affect them and how to vote. First and foremost, the new Everett City Council will consist of...

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Guest Op-Ed: the Real Cost of Mayor Demaria’s Government

October 25, 2013
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It costs more per person to run the city of Everett than any other city in Greater Boston. That’s a fact. And it’s a sad fact for local residents.  When you combine the high cost of government with the highest commercial industrial tax rate in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you have a city with...

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Leonard Jordan Announces for Council at Large Seat

October 25, 2013
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The following is the announcement for Leonard Jordan who is a candidate for City Council at Large: Hello, my name is Leonard Jordan and I’m a candidate for councilor at large on the new City Council. I’m running city wide. I’m married to my wife Allison and I’m the father of two sons; Joseph,...

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Peter Napolitano Announces for Council at Large Post

October 25, 2013
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The following is the announcement of Peter Napolitano who is a candidate for City Council at Large: My name is Peter A. Napolitano and I am a candidate for the new City Council elected city wide this fall. I have been honored to serve the residents of Everett for many years as a member...

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Wynn Career Showcase

October 16, 2013
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We would encourage all residents who are interested in exploring the potential of a job at the Wynn Resort to attend the career showcase on October 28 and 29.  We are sure that all interested applicants will be truly impressed by the Wynn team. Having toured the Wynn Las Vegas facility in April, we...

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Election Is Just Around the Corner

October 11, 2013
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For the next several weeks, our staff will be asking Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Alderman Robert Van Campen questions about their vision for the City of Everett  as they seek the corner office. Their  remarks will be unedited. We hope that voters will be looking at the their answers as they get ready to...

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Another Great Homecoming

October 11, 2013
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The weather gods were on our side Saturday for the Homecoming Parade with almost perfect weather. Thousands of residents enjoyed the almost-daylong festivities.  On the pages of this week’s newspaper are photographs of the event. We thank the organizers and sponsors of the parade for putting on a wonderful time for all. We know...

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