Monthly Archives: January 2011

Healthcare Change Could Save Taxpayers $1m

January 26, 2011
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Healthcare Change Could Save Taxpayers $1m

A proposed municipal healthcare change unveiled last Friday by Gov. Deval Patrick is getting good initial reviewslocally – with most indicating that they like the plan, but hope that it moves quickly through the Legislature. For Everett taxpayers, the healthcare change could save more than $1 million in the next year’s fiscal budget that...

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Sports 01-26-2011

January 26, 2011
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Sports 01-26-2011

Flores scores four goals in 5-2 EHS win Everett High senior Captain Nicole Flores certified her standing as one of the top schoolgirl hockey players in the area by scoring four goals in the first period to lead the Lady Crimson Tide to a 5-2 win over Wilmington Monday afternoon at the local rink....

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Enterprise Fund Becomes a Reality for Taxpayers

January 26, 2011
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In a close vote, the Board of Aldermen voted to approve the creation of a Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund at the Monday night meeting, reversing an earlier vote in December. The approval of this fund was not without heated remarks by Aldermen on both sides of the issue. One camp claimed that a...

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Car License Approved

January 26, 2011
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One might be inclined to classify this as the case of the missing business jacket. The owner of Supreme Cars Incorporated received a unanimous vote of confidence from the Board of Aldermen on having his Motor Dealer License approved on Monday night. Joseph Marchese appeared before the Board to answer questions about his business...

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Fuel Spill Reported on Mystic

January 26, 2011
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A small but noticeable spill of diesel fuel into the Mystic River reported on Saturday near the Everett ExxonMobil Pipeline Company terminal is being investigated by the Coast Guard. Coast Guard officials determined that a sheen of fuel was on the surface of the water in an area about 800 feet long and 20...

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Block Grant Monies Awarded to Local Agencies

January 26, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. was happy to meet with the recipients of this year’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG.) The CDGB program is a federally funded, competitive grant program, which helps small cities and towns meet a broad range of community development needs.  Everett receives funds for housing, community, and economic development projects that...

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Police Briefs 01-26-2011

January 26, 2011
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Tuesday, January 18 Patrick Hurley, 25, Homeless, Peabody, was arrested for marked lanes violation, failure to stop for police, receiving/buying stolen property, operating under the influence of drugs, receiving stolen property over $250. Mary Nee, 47, 9 Avon St., Everett, was arrested for harassment prevention order. Wednesday, January 19 Wanderson DaCosta, 27, 205 Ferry...

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The Weather and Our Lives in New England

January 26, 2011
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The winter of 2011 is turning out to be the mother of all winters. We have had more snow this year already than during any year since the Great Blizzard of 1978 – and although the weather people have called some recent storms blizzards, there really hasn’t been a blizzard since 1978. Now there...

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Obituaries 01-26-2011

January 26, 2011
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Marilyn Abkowitz Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Marilyn (Berger) Abkowitz of Raymond, NH died on January 23. The beloved wife of 39 years of Alan Abkowitz, Marilyn was born in Brookline and attended the Everett Schools and high school.  A graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, she was an Educational Tutor...

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Senator DiDomenico Begins First Full Term in State Senate

January 19, 2011
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Senator DiDomenico Begins First Full Term in State Senate

Senator Sal DiDomenico was sworn into office on January 5th to begin serving his first full term in the Massachusetts State Senate.  The swearing-in ceremony took place in the Senate chamber, with Governor Deval Patrick administering the oath of office to the 40 members of the body, including Senator DiDomenico and eight freshman senators...

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