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Honored for 50 Years of Service

February 17, 2017
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Honored for 50 Years of Service

City Councilor John Hanlon accepts a key to the City on Monday afternoon, Feb. 13, at a surprise celebration in City Hall that commemorated his 50 years of service to the City in various capacities. He has served as everything from mayor to City Clerk to Council President in the last five decades.

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Everett Native’s 100th Birthday

February 17, 2017
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Everett Native’s 100th Birthday

When Mona Jean Whittier Somerville of Everett was born, women could not vote. 100 years later, she proudly cast her ballot in one of the most contentious presidential elections of her lifetime. She also spent her 100th year going through a sort of bucket...

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Working Together:Lower Mystic Working Group Seeking Community Input on Plans

February 17, 2017
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Working Together:Lower Mystic Working Group Seeking Community Input on Plans

By Seth Daniel For the past year, members of the Lower Mystic Regional Working Group have been meeting to discuss ideas, brainstorm solutions and consider possibilities for making transportation work in the quickly growing nexus at the city lines of Everett, Charlestown and Somerville....

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Everett High Billiards Team Shows Up Right on Cue:Draws Interest Immediately

February 17, 2017
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Everett High Billiards Team Shows Up Right on Cue:Draws Interest Immediately

By Seth Daniel It was purely by coincidence that Everett High teacher Shawn Waterman stumbled into the idea of staring a billiards team for the high school. An avid...

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S & P Global Raises Everett’s Long-Term Bond Rating to One of its Highest Levels

February 17, 2017
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On Monday, February 13th Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings raised the City’s long-term rating on the City of Everett general obligation (GO) bonds to...

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Council Votes to Ban Balloon Releases in the City Limits

February 17, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Citing the need to “raise public awareness” Monday night, the Everett City Council voted unanimously to adopt a new ordinance that makes it illegal to...

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Planning Board to Weigh New Parking Plans on March 27

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Everett Planning Board decided on Monday night to schedule an entire evening to wade through the proposal to change the numbers of parking spaces required...

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Police Briefs 02-15-2017

February 17, 2017
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Tuesday, 1/31 Jose Martinez-Gonzalez, 39, 200 Governor Dr., Winthrop was arrested for operating a motor vehicle unlicensed. Hicham Mochrik, 41, 36 Church St., Everett, was arrested for operating motor...

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Snow Removal Efforts Were Tremendous

February 17, 2017
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By Councilor Michael McLaughlin As of Thursday the snow in the City of Everett started falling. It has been non-stop the past five days. I wanted to take the...

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Welcome Back,Councilor Sarnie

February 17, 2017
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While we are sorry to see Councilor Michael Mangan step down, it comes as a source of relief that former City Councilor Cynthia Sarnie was unanimously voted to fulfill...

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Sports 02-15-2017

February 17, 2017
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EHS Roundup Barrett wins GBL title in two-mile William Barrett brought home the gold in the two-mile run in Saturday’s Greater Boston League Meet at the Reggie Lewis Center...

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Obituaries 02-15-2017

February 17, 2017
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Ruth Malta Retired Dental Hygenist Ruth (Troccoli) Malta, a former resident of Cotuit and Reading, peacefully entered into rest at her home in Weymouth after a long illness. She...

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Welcome Home

February 10, 2017
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Welcome Home

Cory Kidd greeted his mother, Ann Marie, at the front door of his home on Liberty Street last Thursday, Feb. 2, after being honorably discharged from the Army after...

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Revoked:Council,Mayor Look to Strip Exelon Of Its 20-Year TIF Agreement

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Everett City Council, at the request of Mayor Carlo DeMaria, has voted unanimously to decertify and strip Exelon Generation plant of its 20-year Tax Increment...

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Chief Mazzie says Everett Well on Its Way to up Police Contingent

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Police Chief Steve Mazzie said this week that the Department has nearly completed its first phase of adding at least 10 new recruits in anticipation of...

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Total Wine Set to Fight Suspension from State Alcohol Commission

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Though they have been open in Everett less than one year, already the Total Wine and More store in the Gateway Mall is staring down a...

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Everett Schools Join the Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic:New Nasal Narcan Policy Will Help Schools Reduce Overdoses

February 10, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. On Monday night, the Everett School Committee voted to adopt a new policy that will put into place the medicine and training necessary to allow...

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Letter to the Editor

February 10, 2017
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Compassion and professionalism My family and I would like to thank the Everett Police Department and the Everett Fire Department for their compassion and professionalism with the death of...

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Congratulations,New England Patriots!

February 10, 2017
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We join the entire New England region in congratulating the New England Patriots on winning Super Bowl LI in what many are calling the greatest triumph in Boston sports...

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Sports 02-08-2017

February 10, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS girls win two more, improve to 10-5 The streaking Everett High girls basketball team won two more games this week to extend their winning skein to...

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Obituaries 02-08-2017

February 10, 2017
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Benjamin Saia Retired US Postal Clerk Benjamin J. “Benny” Saia, born in and a lifelong resident of Everett, entered into rest on February 4 in the Cambridge Health Alliance-Everett....

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Patriots Parade 2017

February 8, 2017
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Patriots Parade 2017

Patriots Victory Parade, photos by Joseph Prezioso and Katy Rogers.

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S.T.E.M. Night at the Parlin School

February 3, 2017
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S.T.E.M. Night at the Parlin School

Behold the whale! Students lined up to enter the whale for an exhibit and discussion during the Parlin School’s Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Night.

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Development:City,Residents Consider Designs for $1.1 Million Reconstruction of Gramstorf Park

February 3, 2017
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Development:City,Residents Consider Designs for $1.1 Million Reconstruction of Gramstorf Park

By Katy Rogers A public meeting was hosted at the Keverian School on Monday evening, Jan. 30, to discuss the future development of the Gramstorf Park, which is commonly...

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