Mystery Photo

Every Thursday, the Everett Leader-Herald, and the Parlin Memorial Library publish a “Mystery Photo of the Week.” Each week we will show a photo from Everett’s past featuring Everett residents from several decades ago. Readers are encouraged to identify the people in the photo. If you know who is in this picture, call Mark Parisi at the Parlin Library at 617-394-2305, or email him at parisi@noblenet.org.

This Weeks Photo

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Two youngsters assist in raising a balloon advertising the Everett Industrial Exposition, held at the Everett Armory (now the Connolly Center) in October 1951. Do you know who they are? They both would be about 70 today!

DiDomenico Co-Sponsors Automatic Voter Registration Bill

Last week, Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud.

This legislation, which Senator DiDomenico was a co-sponsor of, creates a framework in which eligible voters will be automatically registered to vote when receiving services from the Registry of Motor vehicles, MassHealth, and other participating state agencies. The framework will be overseen and implemented by the Secretary of State.

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— Eye on Everett —

By Josh Resnek 

The Mayor’s Parking Space Eye Space

Sometimes a photograph says more about us than anything else.

Such is the case with the mayor’s personal parking space at city hall.

At 9 am Monday, the space was as empty as outer space. The mayor was unseen.

So what is unusual about this?

Nothing at all.

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Guest Commentary

Spending Too Much,  Saving Too Little

We Reap What We Sow

By Steven Pinto

It’s too bad that we were duped by politicians into thinking a casino was going to help Everett’s finances and therefore would help residents as well.

The only thing the casino payments have done so far was to help city hall spend more money with little regard for taxpayers and rental properties.

I get the whole idea about property values.

The increased values lead to higher taxes but in almost every instance the tax rate itself is lowered as values rise.

But obviously city hall isn’t having any part of that. They want it all and want it now. So many times I hear Everett is a poor community.

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Adrien Releases Policy Manual

Gerly Adrien, candidate for the 28th Middlesex District State Representative, has released her policy manual. It outlines what would her role as a State Representative for Everett would look like. As a dedicated professional, Adrien is devoted to uplifting our vibrant community. Her passion for improving Everett is the bedrock of her campaign, and will be the foundation of her tenure as your State Representative. Gerley

Every week, until Election Day, which is Tuesday, September 4, Adrien will be picking a few to outline what is in the policy. Continue reading “Adrien Releases Policy Manual”