• April 20 2018,  Malden

    Senate passes “Student Loan Bill of Rights” to protect borrowers, with Sen. Lewis’s support

    The Massachusetts State Senate voted on Thursday to pass the “Student Loan Bill of Rights,” giving greater protections to student loan borrowers in disputes with companies servicing their loans. Advancing this legislation represents a victory at the intersection of economic justice and consumer protection, offering greater safeguards for our student population against unscrupulous lenders. 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 it empowers state officials to investigate the servicers and take action against those that violate the state’s banking and consumer protection laws. The bill also supports the ongoing work…

  • April 20 2018,  Everett,  Everett Sports,  Sports

    Everett Sports Stories

    Everett baseball coach puts emphasis on improvements By Julian Cardillo   The Everett baseball team is dealing with its youth and inexperience and taking its knocks, and head coach Joe Lento is preaching patience. Everett is now 1-4 on the season after Wednesday’s loss to Peabody, and Lento insists his team is a work in progress. “It pains me to say we’re 1-4 so far,” Lento said during practice this week. “It’s not that it’s okay to lose or that we’re fine with losing – but I think it’s part of the process, and this team – this inexperienced and young team – has to find itself and carve out…

  • April 20 2018,  Revere

    Revere native runs Boston Marathon in memory of ’13 bombing victim

    Revere native runs Boston Marathon in memory of ’13 bombing victim By Sara Brown After the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, Ariana Coniglio told herself that she would run the marathon. “I will never forget that day as I was among the marathon crowd,” she said. “I will never forget the confusion, fear or panic; not knowing if my friends were okay; not knowing if there’s another bomb about to go off and not knowing where was safe. Moreover, I will never forget the solidarity experienced in Boston, and the perseverance and even transcendence among those injured in the blasts, who have found strength and love in the ruins of that…

  • April 20 2018,  Everett

    FSI Foundation for Autism presents the 5k Race for Autism

    FSI presents its annual 5k road race, which will take place at the Everett Recreation Center (47 Elm St. in Everett) on Sunday, April 29. In partnership with Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett, this weekend-long happening will start with a preregistration pasta party for runners and families on Saturday night, April 28, from 5-8 p.m. at the Edward G. Connolly Center on Chelsea St. in Everett. The donation for the pasta party is $5.00 per person or $20.00 for families (up to five). Registered runners eat free. Sunday morning race registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Everett Recreation Center. FSI is proud to have hometown former…

  • April 20 2018,  Malden

    Malden High School recognized nationally for outstanding environmental leadership

    Honorees from across the nation and globe attend State House ceremony   On April 13, Malden High School was recognized at the State House by Project Green Schools during the nonprofit organization’s Annual Green Difference Awards ceremony recognizing Outstanding National Environmental Education & STEM Education efforts in schools and communities across the nation. The Green Difference Awards honored principals, teachers, advisors, citizens, schools, students and school groups/clubs from 12 states and the District of Columbia, as well as honorees from India, Singapore, Nigeria and Morocco. Malden High School was recognized with the Outstanding Commitment to Greenovation award for its Learn and Earn program. “Malden students have shown us in so…

  • April 20 2018,  Saugus,  Saugus Sports,  Sports

    Saugus Sports Stories

    Tringale, Mabee pitch Saugus through resilient Revere By Julian Cardillo   Saugus baseball coach Joe Luis’s second season is off to a hot start, his team now 4-1 after taking down Revere 7-5 on Wednesday. Todd Tringale pitched five innings for the Sachems, accruing nine strikeouts and letting up just one earned run. Mike Mabee came on in relief in the sixth inning. Though he conceded a little in the sixth, he retired the side in order with three consecutive strikeouts, to win the game in the seventh. “The kids have been great and Revere was very resilient,” said Luis. “They kept coming back. Mabee pitched very well, as did…