Monthly Archives: February 2011

Major Changes Ahead for Water Department – Special to the Independent

February 23, 2011
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With the recent passing of the Water Department Enterprise Fund, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is thrilled with the forward momentum surrounding the Water Department.  Along with the new accounting mechanism in the department, a pilot program for the new Commercial Water meters has started and the bid specifications for the entire new commercial water...

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Bicameral Government Could End in 2013 – Charter Review Commission Suggesting Big Changes

February 23, 2011
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The Everett Charter Review Committee is prepared to make some momentous decisions when push comes to shove, according to Charter Review Chairman and former mayor John Hanlon. “We have been working long and hard to make the changes necessary to lead this city government well into the 21st Century,” he told the Independent Tuesday...

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Police Briefs 02-23-2011

February 23, 2011
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Tuesday, February 15 Anthony Batchelder, 43, 279 River St., Cambridge, was arrested for failure to stop for police, operating motor vehicle after license was revoked, possessing burglarious tools, counterfeiting. Wednesday, February 16 Thomas DePaolis, 51, 87 Auburn St., Saugus, was arrested for larceny of property over $250, warrants, operating motor vehicle after license was...

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Charter Commission Suggestions Take City in Right Direction

February 23, 2011
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The Everett Charter Review Commission is to be complimented for the hard work and hundreds of hours of thoughtfulness and discussion that it has conducted in the name of charter review – which is the ultimate aim of the commission. The commission is making suggestions for big changes, which in the end, are for...

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Pothole Crushers

February 23, 2011
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Great efforts have been made by the administration to fill the hundreds of potholes, which have been causing drivers so much havoc and their automobiles so many costly repairs. Great progress has been made but the effort must continue and every pothole that was filled needs to be revisited again and filled once again....

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Sports 02-23-2011

February 23, 2011
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Duperier, Dowe qualify for All State track meet; girls set EHS mark in 4 x 200 Everett High indoor tracksters Peter Duperier and Dexter Dowe turned in superlative performances Friday at the Division 1 Meet held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center to qualify for this Saturday’s All-State Meet. Duperier finished third...

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Obituaries 02-23-2011

February 23, 2011
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Grace Galloway 16-Year Whidden Hospital Volunteer Grace E. Galloway of Methuen, formerly a long time resident of Everett and Newton Centre, died on February 19. A former Bank of Boston telecommunications department employee and a proud Whidden Hospital volunteer for 16 years, she was the beloved daughter of the late Robert M. and Lillian...

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Two for the Tide

February 16, 2011
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Two for the Tide

Kenny Calaj of the Everett High basketball team fl oats down the lane for a two-pointer in the Crimson Tide’s game against Salem. Everett fell to the Witches, 70-63. Kenny Calaj of the Everett High basketball team fl oats down the lane for a two-pointer inthe Crimson Tide’s game against Salem. Everett fell to...

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Aldermen Seeking Grant to Pay for Review of Zoning Regulations

February 16, 2011
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Several key items affecting the taxpayers of Everett sailed quickly through the Board of Aldermen on Monday night. With little discussion, the Aldermen voted unanimously to approve requests by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Community Development Director Marzie Galazka to seek a state grant to hire personnel to help review and re-write the zoning regulations...

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A Free Ride for the Mayor?

February 16, 2011
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The coming citywide election isn’t all about money. If it were, Mayor Carlo DeMaria would be the winner. As reported last week, DeMaria’s war chest stands at the $100,000 level. No one wanting to be the mayor of Everett is even close by a long shot. Alderman Robert Van Campen’s political war chest is...

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