Category: Editorials

Christmas 2010

Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if…

Meeting the challenge

Unbeknownst to most Everett residents, the Everett Police Department’s “Swat Team” or “Special Unit” is a small, well trained, swift response, special operations unit capable of responding to acts of terrorism, hostage taking situations or events that have the capacity…

Aldermen say no

We believe it is disappointing that the Board of Alderman failed to endorse the Common Council’s motion giving the city’s commercial  and residential property owners a badly needed break. By failing to approve the transfer of $4 million of city…

Carlo DeMaria’s Everett

Mayor Carlo DeMaria has performed a bit of magic during his terms in office. The contentiousness at city hall that was so much a part of the city’s political persona in years past appears to have vanished. Perhaps this is…

Thanksgiving 2010

Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability…

Madness, again

The stabbing death of an Everett young man over the weekend in front of a popular Main Street pizzeria once again reminds all of us of how out of control deadly violence has tended to become in the last year…