Category: Editorials

Absentee ballots

The city of Everett has a problem with absentee ballots. There are presently 800 absentee ballots on the books here and before the last election, they were all sent out. Something like 610 came back – the largest number percentage…

Charter Review

In the coming year, charter review is going to become the great defining issues for the charter review committee, for city leaders, and ultimately for everyone living in this city who feels vested in its future. Has the time has…

The Homecoming

Everett’s Homecoming Weekend was a big success. The yearly Homecoming run and managed by the School Department and given sanction and meaning by the School Committee is the living proof that Everett’s community spirit comes through the schools. This year’s…

At the state house

On Beacon Hill, storm clouds are forming as the state is about to come up $900 million short on tax collections. The only way the legislature will balance its budget is by cutting money to the cities and towns, by…