Editorials

Tiger Woods

February 25, 2010
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Did you watch and listen to Tiger Woods last Friday when he apologized for not being able to control his lower mammalian impulses? We did. And you know what? We tended to believe him and to appreciate his apology. W are left to wonder, as we are sure he is, just how he is...

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The $37 commercial tax rate

February 17, 2010
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The effort to reduce the commercial tax rate for owners of properties worth $1 million or less, as suggested by Aldermen Mike Marchese and Joe McGonagle is a good idea in a perfect world. But the world is not perfect – and Everett’s fiscal and tax situation is tied to the same sad facts...

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The $37 commercial tax rate is a big burden to carry

February 11, 2010
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Downtown Everett is in danger of losing a number of its most popular and durable retailers if the commercial tax rate remains where it is. With the tax rate so high and revenues so low, and with property values dropping and assessments remaining high, property owners and their tenants especially in the downtown are...

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DiDomenico kick-off experiences snow day

February 11, 2010
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The DiDomenico for Senate campaign kick-off scheduled for Wednesday evening at the Silver Fox Restaurant has been postponed due to the snowstorm expected to hit Wednesday evening. Sal DiDomenico said the event will be re-scheduled in all likelihood for next week. Hold on to your tickets and plan for next Wednesday night.

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The senate race and Everett’s place in it

January 27, 2010
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The special election to replace former Senator Anthony Galluccio has caused Councilor Sal DiDomenico to step forward and to announce his candidacy. This comes as good news for Everett, which may likely be the deciding city to make the next senator. DiDomenico was Galluccio’s chief of staff, and as such, he has come to...

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Thank you Exxon Mobil

January 27, 2010
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The Everett High School Robotics Program, one of the best and most talented in the state, has received a $3,000 donation from the Exxon Mobil Corporation in order to continue its scientific endeavors. Robotics being taught as part of the science curriculum at Everett High School, which we have reported on, allows students to...

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Did you know?

January 27, 2010
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There are almost as many cars as people living in the city of Everett. The density here makes quality of life efforts all that more important. With more than 31,000 automobiles, is it any wonder the streets are always filled with them and parking is a near impossibility at times? What to do? A...

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Girls hockey team wins two, ties one

January 27, 2010
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The Everett High girls hockey team enjoyed an outstanding week, winning two games and tying one, to improve to a fine mark of 6-4-2 on the season. Coach Joe McLaughlin’s Lady Crimson Tide now have 14 points and need six more points in their final eight games in order to punch their ticket for...

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Haiti and Everett

January 22, 2010
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There is close connection between the earthquake, humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti and the life that most Everett residents lead. The connection is that we are simple people when you boil it all down. We have homes or apartments, running water, heat and electricity and health care venues. We have roads and businesses, food outlets...

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Sumner Whittier

January 22, 2010
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Sumner Whittier, who died recently at the age of 98, was a former Lt. Governor, Everett City Councillor and Alderman and state representative. He also served as the head of the Veterans Administration under President Dwight Eisenhower. In every respect, Mr. Whittier was an extraordinary Everett man who lived a long and productive life...

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