Everett Looms Large


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Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Foresteire (left) and Attorney Richard J. O’Neil Jr. (right), the Chief Executive Of cer of Everett Bank, are pictured with Governor Char- lie Baker at a re- ception hosted by Dennis Leonard and family at their home on Pleasant Street in Everett.

By Josh Resnek

Everett could be a swing city that decides the congressional racein September.

“I have been to Everett many times recently,” said veteran Congressman Mike Capuano at a lunch among friends in East Boston recently.

He is arguably entering the race of his political life.

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Everett Fire Rules

The Everett Fire Department’s involvement with and interest in the Wounded Veterans Movement speaks volumes about our firefighters devotion to one another and to those who have served the nation.

Using ice hockey as the glue that helps bind this effort is working wonders for publicity and participation, the kind that leads to more being done for our veterans.

We applaud the Everett Fire Department for participating in such an effort and showing leadership for our Wounded Veterans.

Come Clean With Exelon

With all due respect to the mayor and the need for privacy about the law suit the city has spent $1 million on against Exelon, can we at least nd out how we are doing?

Are we going to walk away with a win?

How is it looking? Are we going to lose our $1 million which has already been spent on a hopeless cause or are we going to prevail, a word the lawyers like to use?

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A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

And I’ll tell it and think it and speak it and breathe it And reflect it from the mountain so all souls can see it Then I’ll stand on the ocean until I start sinkin’ But I’ll know my song well before I start singin’ And it’s a hard, it’s a hard, it’s a hard, it’s a hard It’s a hard rain’s a-gonna fall

These are the lyrics that end one of Bob Dylan’s powerful classic songs from the 1960’s.

They might as well be about what this city is facing as the Gaming Commission determines the future for Everett.

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Vocational Expansion Good for Students; a Money-Saver Also

By Josh Resnek

The School Department unveiled an expanded Vocational Chapter 74 program in a presentation before the City Council Monday evening at city hall.

Led by Assistant School Superintendent Charles Obremski, the presenters detailed a vastly expanded vocational program intended to serve about 475 8th grade school children and 105 sophomores.

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