Monthly Archives: August 2010

Wonderland Closed – After 75 years the Greyhound Park locks its doors with little fanfare

August 25, 2010
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Wonderland Closed – After 75 years the Greyhound Park locks its doors with little fanfare

A simple sign hung on the front door Thursday morning at Wonderland Greyhound Park. There were no press conferences held or historic photos rolled out. In fact, Revere’s largest employer for decades and its claim to fame for years just sputtered out of existence with only a handful of words. "Wonderland Park is closed...

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Cambridge Health Alliance Golf Tournament raises over $75K to benefit Whidden Hospital Campus

August 25, 2010
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Cambridge Health Alliance Golf Tournament raises over $75K to benefit Whidden Hospital Campus

Over 100 golfers participated in the seventh annual Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Golf Tournament, held at the Andover Country Club on August 16. The event raised more than $75,000 to support CHA’s critical community health mission. The CHA Golf Tournament was established to raise money for CHA’s Whidden Hospital campus, which serves the 200,000...

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Everett connection to Chelsea death

August 25, 2010
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A 55 – year -old Chelsea man crossing Broadway in that city late at night last weekend was hit and killed by a Chelsea Police vehicle answering an Everett Police call for assistance. That call for aid was confirmed by Everett police officials. The accident took place at approximately 11:15 p.m. The death of...

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Independent sponsoring debate between DiDomenico-Flaherty

August 25, 2010
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Senator Sal DiDomenico and senate candidate Attorney Tim Flaherty are being asked to participate in a one on one debate moderated by the editor of the Everett Independent and scheduled to be held at the Lafayette School September 3 from 6-9 p.m. The School Committee has been asked to allow the auditorium at the...

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Heating up

August 25, 2010
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The contest between former Mayor John Hanlon and State Representative Stat Smith proves that politics is alive and well in Everett. With twin visibilities – major sign holding efforts last weekend – both candidates for the state representative seat held by Smith gathered their forces. Smith and his followers stood with signs in Everett...

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Arrest Report 08-25-2010

August 25, 2010
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Monday, August 16 Romel Abraham, 48, 5 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested for being disorderly person, resisting arrest. Jarrid DiGiovanni, 31, 39 Arch St., Malden, was arrested for uttering false check. Melissa J. Hardy, 31, 80 Park Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Patrice M. Nicholson, 30, 17 County Rd., Everett, was arrested...

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Obituaries 08-25-2010

August 25, 2010
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Concetta Mary Falco Of Somerville, formerly of the North End Concetta Mary (Coppola) Falco of Somerville, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on Friday, August 20. She was 90 years old. She was the cherished daughter of the late Josephine (Guidice) and Anthony Coppola; loving wife of the late Charles Falco; beloved mother of...

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Everett Little League Officials

August 18, 2010
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Everett Little League Officials

Everett Little League officials are pictured at the Minor League Banquet held Sunday at Malden Moose Hall. The league had a very successful 2010 season with more then 350 players competing in four (T-Ball, Farm, Minor, and Major) divisions. Front row (from left) are Kathy Tarlowski (public relations coordinator); Jeannie Vitukevich (concessions coordinator); Mike...

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Campaign 2010 – DeDomenico-Flaherty contest intensifying

August 18, 2010
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During a morning visit to Chelsea to celebrate the arrival of a new, $470,000 fire truck for the Chelsea Fire Department earlier this week, Senator Sal DiDomenico said he was working hard to get himself re-elected. “I am taking nothing for granted. We are working hard throughout the district – and especially in Cambridge,”...

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Fire hazard – Common Council hears of 35 hydrants not working

August 18, 2010
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The Common Council proved that we are still in the dog days of August when they met on Monday night in the first formal session since June and wrapped up their business in under 35 minutes. With little debate, the Councilors heard from both the Water Commissioner Glen Doherty and Fire Chief David Butler...

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