Letter to the Editor by Mayor Carlo DeMaria: CITY OF EVERETT HOLDS SUCCESSFUL INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

Dear Editor,

I want to give a big thanks to everyone who attended the City of Everett’s Homecoming Celebration on Friday, September 21st. We welcomed a crowd of over 1,000 people to Glendale Park to enjoy a night of food, activities, entertainment, and a grand finale fireworks show. All of the City workers and volunteers did an amazing job. I know they all appreciated having so many residents come out to join in the fun. It made all of the hard work worth every minute.

For the second year in a row, I was really excited to provide fireworks for our Homecoming Celebration. They were spectacular and I am glad we were able to continue this tradition in our community. I am happy that people from all over came and visited Everett and shared in the excitement and celebration of all that Everett is and is becoming.

Community celebrations, such as this one, are one of the reasons why Everett was named one of the top ten places to live in Massachusetts. Everett is a place where we live, work, and celebrate together. Our community is so alive and vibrant. As Mayor, it has always been important for me to make sure that my administration offers a variety of programs, events, and opportunities for our residents and I greatly appreciate that so many people come out to enjoy these programs.

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