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Richie’s Slush Re-Opens on the Parkway with New Focus

April 21, 2018
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Richie’s Slush Re-Opens on the Parkway with New Focus

When Richie’s Slush location on the Parkway was in its hey-day, long before the slush became an iconic product, they were as famous for their homemade meatballs, their Beanzie’s fried dough and their unique cutlet sandwiches as they were for the slush. In fact, the slush was simply the dessert, albeit a phenomenal ending...

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License Board Not Convinced on Axe Throwing

April 21, 2018
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The Everett License Commission is prepared to welcome back Revolution Axe on Monday night after a presentation on March 26 that continued to draw concerns from Board members about safety – especially the idea of having an open space where the activity takes place....

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‘At Risk’:Wynn Camp Surprised by Designation, say Sale Talks Necessary after ‘Recent Commentary’

April 21, 2018
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It is believed that many in the Boston and Las Vegas branches of the Wynn Resorts organization were surprised and completely taken aback by the sudden designation of their project as ‘at risk’ by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on March 29. That, as...

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And You Thought It Was Over….: Alford Street Bridge to Undergo More Construction this Fall

April 21, 2018
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Few can forget the traffic horrors caused by the long construction project on the Alford Street Bridge, and those who remember will have a special treat when those days...

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Steve ‘Stat’ Smith Pulls His Papers for State Representative

April 21, 2018
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Former State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith has pulled nomination papers to run as a Democrat for the state representative. The Secretary of State’s office confirmed that Smith took out...

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Three Candidate Emerge for Council Legislative Aid Position

April 21, 2018
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Three candidates have been put forward by the Committee for Legislative Affairs and Elections, with the three to be vetted by the full Council on Monday night. Committee Chair...

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Bruins Commercial Features Revere/Everett’s DeFilippo

April 21, 2018
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When Lillian DeFilippo kisses her hand and touches it to a painting of Bobby Orr, she does so for every Bruins fan out there hoping for an exciting playoff...

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Judy Sadacca Honored by Zonta Club of Malden

April 21, 2018
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Judy Sadacca, physician outreach and community relations manager at Hallmark Health, was named one of four 2018 Women Making a Difference by the Zonta Club of Malden. Sadacca was...

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Everett Public Schools are Proactive about Safety

April 21, 2018
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Chief Mazzie gives an informative presentation to EPS staff through and produced singles when they needed to. They adjusted to Latin Academy’s third pitcher and made their at bats...

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DiDomenico’s CITC Bill Included in Housing Bond Bill

April 21, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico recently announced that his bill to extend the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) was included as a critical provision in the Housing Bond Bill that was...

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Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice Names Oickle Endowment Fund Award Recipient

April 21, 2018
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Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice recently awarded the Lois A. Oickle Endowment Fund Award to Kim Brown.  Brown receives a $500 award to be used for professional...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Takes Down Buildings, Ready for Traffic Improvements

April 21, 2018
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Several buildings along Lower Broadway are now just a footnote in the history books, with Dunkin’ Donuts and the former Nail Salon on Beacham Street now demolished. The Freightliner...

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Members of the Joint Committees on Ways and Means in Everett

April 21, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico once again brought members of the Joint Committees on Ways and Means to Everett for a public hearing on the Governor’s budget proposal for the Fiscal...

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Sen DiDomenico Announces Criminal Justice Reform Package Signed into Law

April 21, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) recently announced that the landmark criminal justice reform package crafted by the Massachusetts Legislature has been signed into law. The senator had previously joined his...

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Everett Health and Wellness Center Offers Cutting Edge Equipment for Children

April 21, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria has remained committed when it comes to providing the best and innovative ways in keeping the youth of Everett active and healthy. The Everett Health and...

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Everett ISD Partners with U.S. Post Office to Remove Graffiti from Mailboxes

April 21, 2018
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Since his first term as Mayor, Carlo DeMaria, has been a firm advocate on maintaining a clean and respectable community. Even before being elected, the Mayor and Mrs. DeMaria...

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DeMaria asks All Residents to Participate in Earth Day Clean Up

April 21, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is asking residents to help out this weekend to improve the Northern Strand Community Trail in celebration of Earth Day. The City of Everett has partnered...

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Police Briefs 04-18-2018

April 21, 2018
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Monday, 3/12 Marcio Piexoto-Santos, 29, 83 Ward St., Revere, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle and immigration customs detaining. Wednesday, 3/14 Shawn Daley, 46, 95 Light Guard...

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Letters to the Editor

April 21, 2018
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Support this bill To the Editor: Lung cancer deaths are estimated to outnumber prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths in Massachusetts this year, combined. One of the major risk...

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Is April the New January?

April 21, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than...

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Sports 04-18-2018

April 21, 2018
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EVERETT REVERE YOUTH HOCKEY has championship weekend Special to the Independent The Everett/Revere Bantam AA hockey team played in the playoffs this past weekend. The team squared off in...

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Obituaries 04-18-2018

April 21, 2018
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Catherine Consalvo Of Everett Catherine C. Consalvo, a native of Everett, died peacefully at her home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in the early morning hours of April 10 following...

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Social Gathering

April 13, 2018
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Social Gathering

Norma and Dennis Leonard welcomed Lauren Baker and Gov. Charlie Baker to their family home on Tuesday evening, April 3, for a fundraiser and social gathering.

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Everett Public School Musicians Showcase their Talents

April 13, 2018
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Everett Public School Musicians Showcase their Talents

Everett Public Schools Strings Director Maciej Kaczmarek is pictured during the last week’s String Night Part 1, which featured musicians in kindergarten through third grade, as well as the...

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