Three Reasons to Vote ‘No’ on Question 1

October 26, 2018
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Because I’m a nurse, and I work in a hospital, I’m asked every day how I feel about Question 1.  I’m beyond concerned.  I’m scared—for patients and nurses—and I’m voting “No.”  Question 1 highlights an important topic, but it is a dangerous approach to something as vital as our healthcare. Question 1 is confusing. ...
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Nurse Staffing Ratios Would Harm Cambridge Health Alliance

October 26, 2018
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As the Chair of the Board of Trustees at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a health system that serves more than 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, Malden and Revere, I am writing to express concerns about Question 1, the government-mandated nurse staffing ratio proposal on the November ballot. If approved, this mandate would negatively...
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Sports 10-24-2018

October 26, 2018
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EHS Roundup EHS volleyball still in hunt for tourney The Everett High volleyball team kept its hopes alive for a berth in the post-season MIAA state tournament with a 3-0 victory at Somerville last Thursday. The victory gave the Lady Crimson Tide seven wins for the season, which means they will need to win...
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Obituaries 10-24-2018

October 26, 2018
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Raymond Correale Truck driver Raymond Correale of Stoneham, formerly of Everett,  entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the West Revere Health Center. He was 55 years old. Raymond was raised in Everett and worked as a truck driver. He was the beloved son of the late Michael and Jean (Gallo) Correale,...
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A Time to Celebrate

October 17, 2018
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A Time to Celebrate

Dotty Amos of Everett’s Zion Church swayed to the choir during Sunday’s service at the church on Broadway. The special service brought out many dignitaries to mark the re-dedication of the church building after one year of construction, and also to mark Bishop Brown’s 37th pastoral year – all at Zion Church.
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Cruisin’ to Victory

October 17, 2018
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Cruisin’ to Victory

Ervin DeLeon completes a catch and makes his way toward the end zone with Medford’s Corey Moore attempting to slow him down during the Tide’s matchup with its former Greater Boston League (GBL) foe. The Crimson Tide cruised to victory on Friday and remained undefeated on the season.
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Tide Cornhole Tournament

October 17, 2018
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Tide Cornhole Tournament

Johnny Fitzpatrick showed excellent form on this bean bag toss during the first Crimson Tide Pop Warner cornhole tournament outside of the Village Bar & Grill last Friday night, Oct. 12. Dozens of Crimson Tide football supporters gathered to raise funds for the team.
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Battle Continues:Future School Funding in Jeopardy Due to City Hall Roadblock

October 17, 2018
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Battle Continues:Future School Funding in Jeopardy Due to City Hall Roadblock

In the continuing City Hall battle over supposed additional School Funds from the state, Sen. Sal DiDomenico addressed the School Committee on Monday evening, Oct 15, regarding the $2.5 million he secured in the state’s Supplemental Budget for the School Department – money that has apparently hit a roadblock at City Hall. The money...
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City Council to Examine Whether or Not to Defer Capital Improvement Plan

October 17, 2018
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Several City Councilors are seriously contemplating whether or not to forego this year’s $9.38 million Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) until next year when finances are expected to be more solid due to the first payment from the casino in June 2019. Councilor Leo McKinnon’s Ways & Means Committee met on Monday night at City...
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City, Encore Boston Harbor Considering Employee Parking at GE Site

October 17, 2018
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Though it’s a plan in its infancy, many eyebrows have been raised as the City and Encore Boston Harbor are looking to potentially site 630 employee parking spaces on a temporary basis next to the new Freightliner business at the GE site off of Air Force Road. The plan just came to light this...
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Another Self-Storage Approved for the Parkway at Mark’s Discount

October 17, 2018
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After one self-storage project on the Parkway made its way firmly under the skin of Mayor Carlo DeMaria and City Planners, a second self-storage on the Parkway has been approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for the Mark’s Discount building, or the former Eagle Shoe factory. The building is owned by Mai...
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Council Committee to Take on Salt Storage, Contractor Delays

October 17, 2018
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One Council committee will be taking on at least two big issues at its meeting this Thursday, Oct. 18, including a new ordinance that looks at the safe storage of salt and other piled-up items. Councilor Fred Capone, chair of the Committee on Legislative Affairs and Elections, said they will take a last look...
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Malden High Forfeits Football Game to Everett

October 17, 2018
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Malden High School has forfeited Friday night’s football game against Everett High School. Malden, who is winless this season in six games, was scheduled to play undefeated and No. 1-ranked Everett Friday night in the annual renewal of the series that dates back to 1893. The teams have played every year but 1927. Superintendent...
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MyRWA Reports Herring Run is Strong in the Mystic River

October 17, 2018
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An estimated 589,000 river herring migrated upstream to spawn at Mystic Lakes in 2018, according to numbers just released by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF). If one stacked the fish end-to-end, this would be more than 100 miles of river herring—enough to get you from Boston to Provincetown-in a river that is...
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Everett Police Department to Participate in “No-Shave November” Campaign to Support Veterans, Military Families

October 17, 2018
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This November, don’t be surprised if your local police officers look like they haven’t shaved in weeks. For the privilege of sporting facial hair, officers from the Everett Police Department are participating in No-Shave November in support of Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program. Traditionally, police department grooming policies require officers to remain...
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Encore Boston Harbor Signs Agreement with Local Entertainment Group

October 17, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor added a local flavor to its five-star, $2.5 billion global resort this week, announcing that it has signed a lease with New England-based Big Night Entertainment Group to operate a 16,400-square-foot restaurant and lounge and an 8,000-square-foot luxury nightclub at the resort. Named for both its alluring design and waterfront location...
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School Committeeman Almeida Barros Helps Lead Game Change Program

October 17, 2018
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Last week, Ward 5 School Committeeman Marcony Almeida Barros led a discussion with Massachusetts high schoolers about teen dating violence and promoting healthy relationships at Gillette Stadium with Patriots owner Robert Kraft, former Patriots player Andre Tippett, and Attorney General Maura Healey. The occasion came as part of Game Change, an anti-violence partnership between...
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E Club to Honor Three Individuals, Journalism Award, at Annual Banquet

October 17, 2018
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The E Club of Everett will convene its annual banquet on Nov. 14 with the distinct purpose of awarding three outstanding community supporters, and one journalism award. “I am pleased to announce that the E Club of Everett will be honoring three citations of achievement awards, plus the annual journalism award, at our Nov....
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Letter to the Editor

October 17, 2018
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Come together To the Editor: During the start of spring I decided to get actively involved in Everett and embrace where I live.  From May until September I was presented with the opportunity to volunteer for a candidate I believe in. Through knocking on doors, approaching people on the street I learned valuable lessons...
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Study the Three Ballot Questions

October 17, 2018
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There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The first question asks voters to adopt a proposed new law that would require minimum staffing by nurses in every hospital in the state. We have...
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Sports 10-17-2018

October 17, 2018
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Everett football rolls to 33-0 win over Medford The Everett High School football team kept its momentum in high gear, rolling to a 33-0 victory over Medford Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. Everett (6-0), ranked No. 1 in the state, scored 27 points in the first quarter on its way to the program’s...
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Obituaries 10-17-2018

October 17, 2018
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James Breen, Jr. His generosity will never be forgotten James T. “Jim” Breen Jr., formerly of Everett, died Friday, Oct. 12 at Lakes Region General Hospital in Meredith, NH after a long illness with an auto immune disease. He was 75 years old. Jim was born on Feb. 22, 1943 in Medford, the son...
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Tide Remains Unstoppable

October 13, 2018
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Tide Remains Unstoppable

Everett captain Giovanni Raduazzo slams into Eagles’ quarterback Bobby Wiesenhahn in the backfield just as he gets a pass off toward the sideline. Down 10-0 in the first quarter, Everett faced its greatest challenge on Friday night at Boston College High School in Dorchester, but ignited the offense in the second quarter under the...
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Senior Garden Club Enjoys Harvest of Good Friendships

October 13, 2018
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Senior Garden Club Enjoys Harvest of Good Friendships

The scent of basil and lavender are quite apparent in the early fall sun aside the Connolly Center these days. The small vegetable garden sits in the side yard accompanied by a good number of herb plots has blossomed this fall under the care of the Everett Senior Garden Club, which is sponsored by...
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