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“How many friends do you think he has?”


As we tend to do, the Blue Suit and I went over a few things after the Christmas Holiday. We spent some private time on our cell phones.

The Blue Suit hid out in the mayor’s closet in his Abbott Avenue mansion.

I was seated in the oversize leather chair with feet up on the leather Ottoman in my office at the Leader Herald on Church Street.

We both felt comfortable. Being alone helps. It is always made more difficult for us to express ourselves if people are lurking around.

“How many friends do you think he has?” I asked the Blue Suit about the mayor.

The Blue Suit thought about the question for a few moments before answering. He seemed a bit pre-occupied, like something heavy was on his mind. I let it pass for the moment.

“You know, that’s not an easy question to answer,” he finally blurted out.

“How many friends do any of us have?” the Blue Suit asked me.

I get a kick out of the Blue Suit when he’s precise and to the point.

“Not many,” I told him.

“There’s your answer,” the Blue Suit said.

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$1000k DAV scholarships program to continue, honors late educator

Everett Superintendent of Schools Priya Tahliani and City Councilor Fred Capone.(Contributed photo)

City Councilor and Everett attorney Fred Capone met with Superintendent of Schools Priya Tahiliani earlier this month to cement the future of an annual $1000K scholarship pro- gram that celebrates a great American service organization and equally dedicated Everett residents.

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