Editorials

Dennis Hopper

June 5, 2010
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Who among us who are over 50 did not come to know Dennis Hopper as an actor and a real life, real time character of the first order? And who among us did not come to really enjoy Hopper’s later work, the great movie roles that came after Easy Rider? He was a rebel...

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Peter J. Dolan

June 4, 2010
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The death of Peter Dolan at 63 is a great loss for this city. Although he moved away to Melrose to raise his family there, his professional life in its entirety was spent here and this city was the love of his life in as much as a city can come to dominate so...

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The fire on Bow Street

June 4, 2010
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The Everett Fire Department deserves great credit for battling the wild fire that led to the total destruction of a structure on Bow Street Monday night. Without a quick and sure response, without leadership and understanding of the task at hand, this fire could have been a much bigger problem. Two firefighters were injured...

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The Celtics

June 4, 2010
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The Celtics lost a close one which they could have won but it simply wasn’t in the cards. However, the Celtics showed themselves to be a team of destiny, capable of defeating the Orlando Magic and moving on to the Los Angeles Lakers in all likelihood. No one can win every game. Not even...

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Peter J. Dolan

May 26, 2010
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The death of Peter Dolan at 63 is a great loss for this city. Although he moved away to Melrose to raise his family there, his professional life in its entirety was spent here and this city was the love of his life in as much as a city can come to dominate so...

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The fire on Bow Street

May 26, 2010
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The Everett Fire Department deserves great credit for battling the wild fire that led to the total destruction of a structure on Bow Street Monday night. Without a quick and sure response, without leadership and understanding of the task at hand, this fire could have been a much bigger problem. Two firefighters were injured...

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The Celtics

May 26, 2010
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The Celtics lost a close one which they could have won but it simply wasn’t in the cards. However, the Celtics showed themselves to be a team of destiny, capable of defeating the Orlando Magic and moving on to the Los Angeles Lakers in all likelihood. No one can win every game. Not even...

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Sending a message about doing what is right

May 19, 2010
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About to be sworn State Senator-elect Sal DiDomenico resigned his council seat on Monday night. In doing so he set an example and sent a message at the same time to Representative Stat Smith, who refuses to resign his seat on the School Committee. What is right and just for Senator DiDomenico should be...

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What to do with the old senior high school?

May 19, 2010
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We have written before, and we are writing again, that the old senior high school cannot be sold and cannot be redeveloped. The space doesn’t work. The numbers don’t work. In the truest sense, the building is a white elephant. The mayor needs to get a federal grant to rip the place down and...

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We agree with the mayor

May 12, 2010
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During the recent water crisis, Everett’s reverse 911 system failed to meet the high standard this city sets on public safety. Not everyone could be notified – and the vast bulk of those notified in the end, received their call 72 hours after the disaster occurred. Obviously, such a system working so slowly and...

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