Editorials

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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A Great Day for Everett

July 28, 2017
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Saturday’s gala celebration that featured 16 drum and bugle corps, and 1,700 marchers from all over the East Coast to observe the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of Everett as a city, truly was one of the most fabulous events in our city’s recent history. Saturday was a true, open-air music-fest all around the...

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Ask Rusty: Deemed Filing & 50% of Spouse’s Benefit

July 19, 2017
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By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty:  I would like to know more about spousal benefits allowing a husband or wife to receive up to 50 percent of a spouse’s Social Security benefits.  I believe it is called spousal deeming of Social Security benefits, and I’m...

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Congratulations and Thank You, Michael Matarazzo

July 19, 2017
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We congratulate City Clerk Michael Matarazzo on his retirement and thank him for his many years of outstanding service to the residents of Everett. Matarazzo was a true professional in his important job and understood that the City Clerk’s office was often the first place that an Everett resident had an interaction with a...

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An Investment in Our Future

July 14, 2017
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Governor Charlie Baker’s recent announcement that his administration will ask the legislature for a five-year, $500 million life sciences initiative that will extend the state’s decade-long commitment to the biotech and medical technology industry demonstrates the governor’s focus on maintaining Massachusetts’ lead in this important area. The proposal, which Gov. Baker unveiled recently at...

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Senator Ed Markey is 100 Percent Correct for His Reproach of Kellyanne Conway

July 7, 2017
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It is fair to say that the world as Americans have known it in the post-World War II era has been turned upside-down  — and not in a good way — since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The unpresidential comments and actions on a daily basis by President...

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Letter to the Editor

June 30, 2017
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Martins: I admire the current City leadership and hope to join them My name is Stephanie Martins, and I am running to represent Ward 2 on the Everett City Council. We’ve chosen Everett as our home because of its proud and storied past and its wonderfully bright future. I am committed to working as...

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