Category: Editorials

A tragic homicide

The brutal murder of a young woman living in Everett on Main Street serves as an example to all with families and children that great care must always be exercised in the paths that we follow. She was an exotic…

Bouncing back

Everett has become used to a high school football team that does not lose – and then, of course, there are the New England Patriots about whom we share the same feelings. When the Crimson Tide lost two weeks ago,…

The new high school

Repeated visits lately to the new Everett High School (EHS) reveal a structure of almost unsurpassable beauty and utility. If, for instance, you sit in the upstairs library, you have one of the finest views of the Boston skyline anywhere,…

The mayor’s winning ways

By all accounts, Mayor Carlo DeMaria has been able to reduce the perpetual Everett political riddle into something of strength and coherence. His leadership has established him as the least controversial of Everett’s previous five mayors. The divided city is…

Labor Day 2009

Labor Day has come and gone, finishing off the half-summer during this, the fall of our discontent. The government estimates that 14 million Americans are out of work. The unemployment rate is 9.7 percent and rising, although the numbers of…