Monthly Archives: September 2009

School population continues rising

September 24, 2009
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School population continues rising

Two weeks ago, School Superintendent Fred Foresteire predicted that Everett’s public school population would break the 6,000 mark for the first time since the 1970’s. Not only was he right – the school population hit 6,000 last Tuesday. However, during the week, school population continued its upward rise to 6,030 – and with no...

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Mangan tops primary vote; Simonelli comes in second

September 24, 2009
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Mike Mangan and Stephen Simonelli will go head to head in the November 3 finale for the Ward 2 Alderman spot following Tuesday’s primary. Eliminated in the voting was Dennis DiBiase who came in third. Mangan scored a good vote, with only 11% of the voters in the ward coming out. Mangan got 1007...

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Bread & Co, gets approval from License Commission

September 24, 2009
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On the first application before the Everett Board of License Commission on Monday night, commissioners, Chairman Phil Antonelli, and member Brian McCarthy, granted the owners of a new restaurant, Bread & Co. at 27B Norwood Street, a beer/wine with cordial liquor license for a trial period of six months, with a review to follow...

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Sports Round-up

September 24, 2009
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EHS soccer team pummels two foes, plays Brockton evenly Has the Everett High (EHS) boys soccer team emerged as a power to be reckoned with in eastern Massachusetts? “It’s too early in the season to talk about how good we are or will be,” said EHS head coach Fred Jannino, who is the first...

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Terrorism still a possibility

September 24, 2009
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Local officials should take a much closer look at the recent arrests the FBI made in foiling a terrorist group from planting bombs on subway cars and buses in New York. If this kind of thing can be gestating in New York, then it can be gestating right here in Everrett or in the...

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The new high school

September 24, 2009
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Repeated visits lately to the new Everett High School (EHS) reveal a structure of almost unsurpassable beauty and utility. If, for instance, you sit in the upstairs library, you have one of the finest views of the Boston skyline anywhere, let alone the finest bit of electronic equipment, computers, books, and lovely desks, chairs...

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Obituaries – 9/23/09

September 24, 2009
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Emidio Danieli Everett resident Emidio Danieli of Everett died on September 18. He was the beloved husband of Jean (D’Angelo); loving father of Stephen Danieli and his wife, Joan, of Mansfield, Jeanne Sutherby and her husband, John, of Burlington and the late Joseph; beloved brother of Olga Collins, Netta Demeo, Nellie Brownell and the...

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A no-brainer

September 19, 2009
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A no-brainer

By Stephen Quigley The bleak economy can have some positive effects.  Members of the Board of Aldermen voted at their Monday night meeting to pay off two school bonds and refinance them at a lower interest rate, saving the Everett taxpayer almost $429,000 in interest charges over the remaining life of the bonds.  The...

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Everett beats Leominster 14-6 in season opener

September 19, 2009
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Everett beats Leominster 14-6  in season opener

Independent Staff Report The game wasn’t going to be pretty anyway, with rain pelting down on the grass at Everett Memorial Stadium Friday night for the season opener. But the 1-0 record certainly looks great on paper for the Everett High football team, who repelled a serious challenge from Leominster to take away a...

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Office Park for River’s Edge?

September 19, 2009
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Berkeley Investments, which owns a 40-acre parcel on the long vacant River’s Edge property, is apparently hoping to build a $65 million office park on the sprawling parcel. If the news proves to be true, it will be the biggest single commercial investment in the city’s history, contributing enormous funds to the city hall...

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