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 WEEK’S PHOTO

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The man with the cap is former State Representative Bill Hogan, opening the 1957 American Legion Poppy Drive. Seated in front of him is Mayor Crowley and two young girls. Help us identify the two girls. They are in their mid 60s today.

DiDomenico Votes to Approve $600 Million for Road Projects; Everett to Receive $645K for Repairs in FY19

Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate passed a three year, $600 million investment of Chapter 90 funding for local road and bridge repairs, continuing the legislature’s strong commitment to supporting our cities and towns.

The expected FY2019 apportionment to the City of Everett is $645,903.

Chapter 90 funding is currently authorized on an annual basis. However, this legislation authorizes $200 million each year for the next three years for infrastructure improvements in municipalities across the Commonwealth. This multiyear investment provides cities and towns with the ability to plan their construction needs in advance, giving communities access to predictable and consistent funding. Continue reading DiDomenico Votes to Approve $600 Million for Road Projects; Everett to Receive $645K for Repairs in FY19

Tips For a Successful and Healthy Spring Season

FROM THE CAMBRIDGE HEALTH ALLIANCE:

April is National Youth Sports Month. With warmer weather on the way, it’s a great time to think about how our kids can prepare to play this season. Here are some helpful tips to keep kids on the field and set up a successful season.

Have a preseason physical with your family doctor. This will help to identify any possible concerns and address them before they pose a problem. Starting the season healthy will assure greater participation and success. Continue reading Tips For a Successful and Healthy Spring Season

DiDomenico Supports Student Loan Bill Of Rights

Bill creates a new licensing process for student loan servicers

Last week, Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate passed the “Student Loan Bill of Rights,” which gives greater protections to student loan borrowers in disputes with companies servicing their loans.

The bill, S.2380, An Act establishing a student loan bill of rights, requires student loan servicers to be licensed companies with the state Division of Banks, and empowers state officials to investigate the servicers and take action against those that violate the state’s banking and consumer protection laws. Continue reading DiDomenico Supports Student Loan Bill Of Rights

Rep. Capuano Completes Ballot Certification

U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano has officially qualified for the 2018 ballot by completing the voter signature requirement. All candidates must submit the signatures of registered voters to the Secretary of State’s office where they are reviewed. Once a candidate reaches 2,000 qualified certified voters, they are approved for the ballot. Capuano submitted well over the required amount. Continue reading Rep. Capuano Completes Ballot Certification