Editorials

Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2017
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Ban recreational marijuana shops (As presented to the City Council on Monday night, Sept. 11) Dear Mr. President and Members of the Council: I am pleased to introduce tonight a proposal to ban recreational marijuana shops in the City of Everett. This ban is consistent with the will of the voters in our city,...

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Remembering 9/11

September 15, 2017
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There are few events in life that one can recall exactly what they were doing when the tragedy happened to unfold. One event in our life was when the planes flew into the World Trade Center Buildings on that Tuesday morning in 2011. We were just one in a small group of residents at...

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Homecoming 2017

September 8, 2017
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The annual Homecoming Parade and football game with the Tide taking on Xaverian, promises to be the best yet for residents and former residents.  Every year, one says how can this event get any better.  However, this year will be just unbelievable with a great football game, great parade and great fireworks. Superintendent Fred...

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Wynn Changing Everett- for the Better

August 16, 2017
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I recently wrote a column for Commonwealth Magazine on the impact and benefits the Wynn Development has on both the City of Everett and Massachusetts.   By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria The Massachusetts Gaming Act was enacted in 2011 specifically to create new jobs, generate new tax revenue and propel local economic growth. Years before...

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Engaging in Our Community

August 16, 2017
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By Mayor Carlo DeMaria As we enter the end of the summer season and the beginning of fall I wanted to reach out to my neighbors, my family, and my friends to remind them of several community events occurring in the upcoming months. As Mayor, it has always been important for me to make...

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School Will Be Back — Drive with Care

August 16, 2017
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2017-18 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive to work in the early mornings on weekdays have to admit that not having...

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Another Alcohol-Related Tragedy

August 16, 2017
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Perhaps it is because we have children who are teenagers, but the news Monday morning of the death of a 16-year-old girl on the Merrimack River in a jet-ski accident in which alcohol allegedly was involved hit us particularly hard. According to news reports, the 32-year-old man who has been charged with drunken boating...

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National Night Out

August 9, 2017
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The annual National Night Out festivities once again were well-attended by residents of our community last week. National Night Out was created in 1984 and is held on the first Tuesday in August as a means of increasing awareness about police programs in their local communities. Although crime rates generally have been down across the country...

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Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2017
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New immigrants Dear Editor, In response to the article, “Where Are all the candidates,” one reason may be, for the City of Everett, that we have many new immigrants coming to live in Everett. If you just look at who is purchasing real estate in the city, you will see many with names that...

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An Outstanding Appointment

August 5, 2017
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We wish to take this opportunity to congratulate our State Sen. Sal DiDomenico for his recent appointment by Senate President Stan Rosenberg as the Senate Chair of the newly-created Italian Caucus of the Massachusetts legislature. The establishment of the Italian Caucus comes at the urging of the Italian Consul General to Massachusetts, Nicola de Santis, who foresees...

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