Editorials

Graduation 2012

June 27, 2012
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The graduation from Everett High School last week of 368 Everett young men and women now ready to enter the larger world outside of the city where they grew up was a great success. Overall, it was a dignified, exhilarating event for everyone who attended and especially for the proud parents and friends of...

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The Meeting About Lower Broadway June 26

June 21, 2012
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A community visioning meeting being held June 26 from 6-8 at the Edward Connolly Center on Chelsea Street is one of the more ambitious and interesting meetings to be held locally by the administration in a long time. If you are an Everett resident or live in the Lower Broadway area or have a...

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Thank You Everett Cooperative Bank

June 21, 2012
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The Everett Cooperative Bank recently donated $5000 to the Joint Committee for Children’s Health Care in Everett. The JCCH is a non-profit corporation dedicated to advocating for universal access to quality health care for all the children of Everett. Donations such as these are very badly needed in order for agencies such as the...

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Smith’s Property Woes Unchanged

June 21, 2012
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We wonder how it is that Rep. Stat Smith’s property woes in Revere have not caused the representative to move meaningfully to correct the situation that exists in a 12 unit building he owns in Revere which is legally a six family home? To date, he has not substantially done anything to bring the...

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On Shutting off the Water to Enforce Payment Policy

June 13, 2012
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Without water, there cannot be life as we know it on this earth. People can’t live without water. Paying your water bill is important. It must be paid. The city pays for the water you drink and use in your home and you must pay for that water or eventually, the water will be...

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The Budget

June 13, 2012
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Monday evening’s Common Council meeting was a disaster. The questions seemed to be: “Do we have a budget? Did we vote properly on the budget? Do we need to revote on the matter? What exactly should be done?” Nearly the entire meeting was spent in minutia about what constitutes an official vote and whether...

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Marie Stewart

June 6, 2012
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We once again wish to note the tragic passing of Marie Stewart, an Everett Public schools crossing guard who was hit by an oncoming vehicle in a tragic accident near the Keverian School on May 23. Her funeral last week brought out a wonderful tribute in her memory by the students of the Keverian...

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Thank you, Distrigas

June 6, 2012
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Once again, Distrigas has shown that it is not only the largest corporation operating a commercial business in this city but that it is as well one of the most generous. Distrigas’s donation of $25,000 to the City’s Youth Summer Job Program helping teens to gain employment while out of school for the summer...

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E Club Scholarships

June 6, 2012
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We congratulate the winners of this year’s recipients of E Club Scholarships and we thank, once again, the E Club for giving out the scholarships to worthy Everett High School students headed for college. And we thank the E Club for its generosity and for its vision. We extend our congratulations to the recipients...

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Smith Should Be Held to a Higher Standard

May 31, 2012
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News reports indicating Representative Stat Smith owns two apartment houses filled with code violations in neighboring Revere are, frankly, a disappointment. Voters in this city expect their elected public representatives to not only follow the law but to be pristine in their private affairs. Regrettably, this is not the case with Smith in this...

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