Editorials

Peter Napolitano

November 16, 2011
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Candidate for mayor Peter Napolitano finished out of the money – so to speak. He did his best to plug into those who are disenchanted with the way the city is being run. In the end, his campaign simply did not resonate as he and his supporters had hoped. At least Napolitano was brave...

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Charter Change

November 16, 2011
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The city has decided to go with a new charter. We have supported this effort all along as a new charter doesn’t hurt the city and its management. Indeed, it will show itself as a document aiding in giving this place a better government and a stronger, more modern and all-inclusive document that makes...

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2011 Flying By

November 9, 2011
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Here we are, finishing the first week in November, readying for Thanksgiving, which means Christmas isn’t too far away. The year 2011 is soaring to a finish. It is amazing how fast this year seemed to fly by, how little we have accomplished, as a nation to fix our broken economy and how little...

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Crimson Tide Better Deal Than Patriots

November 9, 2011
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Cheering on the Crimson Tide football team, undefeated and setting records from week to week, takes it over hoping and praying the Patriots are going to win. Their loss last week was dismal and their play overall was poor. The Crimson Tide is a better deal. There is the likelihood of a Super Bowl...

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Get out and Vote

November 2, 2011
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There is much at stake in Everett this year as voters prepare to go to the polls. Perhaps the single most important question awaiting the final verdict of the voters of this city in the election next Tuesday is whether or not Everett voters choose to continue with a bi-cameral form of government and...

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For Mayor

November 2, 2011
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We do not endorse candidates in the Independent. Rather, we let the voters make their decision based on their own understanding of the issues confronting the city and who exactly they want to lead the city as the mayor of Everett. On Tuesday, voters decide whether incumbent Mayor Carlo DeMaria deserves another term or...

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Hats off to Jonathan Dibiaso

November 2, 2011
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During the game with Medford last week, Crimson Tide quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso re-wrote the record books and continued adding to his reputation as the highest scoring quarterback in Massachusetts football history by throwing 6 touchdown passes on the way to a 41-14 victory. He now has thrown 88 touchdowns and is nearing the 100...

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Looking Ahead to Heating Costs

October 26, 2011
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We have come to the moment in time every year when we finally turn on the heat to beat the cold that becomes pervasive inside our homes. The weather has changed. You better have oil in your tank or gas coming through the line into your home or it is going to get pretty...

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The Everett Homecoming 2011; a Huge, over the Top Success

October 20, 2011
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The 2011 Everett Homecoming was, once again, a tremendous success enjoyed by thousands and setting the example for the way a homecoming should be run. The football game, before a massive crowd, saw the Crimson Tide demolish the strong Xaverian football team to remain undefeated and number one in the state of Massachusetts. We...

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Two New Breweries Here a Small Revolution

October 12, 2011
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Two new independent beer breweries, one already operating and a second brewery preparing to open in January, have brought a bit of panache to the expanding list of commercial businesses located in this city. The new businesses will specialize in craft brews, specially brewed beers. This bit of new business in the city is...

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