capuano endorsed by Marty Walsh

It doesn’t get bigger than this in a local political race

By Josh Resnek

The endorsement by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh of Everett’s Congressman Mike Capuano is very big medicine in this political race now fully underway.
Capuano, who is the longtime incumbent, is facing a real challenge from Boston City Councillor Ayanna Pressley.
In this race featuring white versus black, older versus younger, man versus woman, Capuano is believed to have the edge although Presley’s supporters

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Councilors express frustration About Wynn Boston Harbor

Mayor blunts their complaints

By Joshua Resnek

For the first time in nearly three years, councilors expressed frustration and openly challenged the Wynn Casino Group and the Gaming Commission, calling for both to appear before the City Council to explain what exactly is going on.

“I’m embarrassed and frustrated. I feel slighted,” Councilor at Large Wayne Matewsky complained. ‘We’re in a debacle here and we could lose out on everything. And we don’t know what’s happening and Wynn Group plays its favorites and me and three others just don’t matter.”

Matewsky said he had not been debriefed or reached out to by the Wynn Group since he was a representative more than three years ago.

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Softball team scores 25 runs in wins over salem and peabody

By Lorenzo Recupero

Everett High School’s softball squad is heating up early, and picking up wins behind big at-bats and hits by the plenty.

The Lady Tide opened the season with only one win to go with three losses, but they’ve since turned the table while picking up two more wins along the way.

With a, 12-7, win over Salem and a, 13-10, win over Peabody the team now sits at 3-4 overall.

The key to the success has been the ability to get bat to ball and bring in the runs.

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mike mangan gets the prize

Mangan, Mike
Mike Mangan shown moments before the vote was taken naming the city council’s new legislative aid.

Becomes Legislative Assistant to City Council by 8-1 Vote

By Josh Resnek

Former city councilor Mike Mangan is the city council’s choice for legislative aid following an extensive search period for just the right candidate to perform a multitude of tasks.

The vote Monday night, it appeared, was never in question although three candidates emerged as finalists following interviewing for the sought after position.

“I am extremely pleased and thankful for this vote of confidence,” Mangan told the Leader Herald when the last vote was cast.

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