Monthly Archives: May 2011

DiDomenico Coming into his Own

May 25, 2011
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DiDomenico Coming into his Own

The photograph shows Everett’s Senator Sal DiDomenico posing with State Treasurer Steven Grossman at the State House last week. DiDomenico and about 30 of his colleagues showed up in the Senate Reading Room for the unveiling of former State Senate President Tom Birmingham’s official portrait. In all, about 150 movers and shakers assembled in...

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A Portrait of Success

May 25, 2011
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A Portrait of Success

About 200 friends, former senate colleagues and family members crowded into the elegant and ornate Senate Reading Room last Thursday for the unveiling of the long awaited official portrait of former State Senate President Thomas Birmingham. Following a 30-minute speech, Birmingham pulled the slipcover from the oil painting to the applause of everyone present....

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Grant Money Sought for Library Construction

May 25, 2011
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Grant Money Sought for Library Construction

The Board of Aldermen gave permission to Library Directory Deborah Abraham to seek several state grants for new construction at the Shute Library at their Monday night meeting. Abraham reported that the $3.8 million addition would be funded by several state grants for at least $2.5 million.  She also noted that the $1.3 million...

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Police Briefs 05-25-2011

May 25, 2011
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Tuesday, May 17 David Diaz, 19 16A Raymond St., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime/with intent to commit crime, malicious destruction of property over $250. Wednesday, May 18 Patrick Hogan, 26, Homeless, was arrested on a warrant. William Pendergast, 51, Homeless, was arrested on a warrant. Friday, May 20 Thomas Allen, 50,...

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Memorial Day 2011

May 25, 2011
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For those who have lost a son or a daughter, a father or a mother, a dear friend or even a neighbor to the ravages of war, Memorial Day is a time to remember and to celebrate the lives of those who are no longer with us. The battles that take the lives of...

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EHS Baseball Team Wins GBL Title

May 25, 2011
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Victory over Medford gives Tide its first outright crown in 20 years The Everett High baseball team clinched an outright Greater Boston League title with a wild and wooly 10-9 victory at Medford in a game played Sunday that was a makeup of last week’s postponed outing. The triumph improved Coach Joe Marchese’s squad’s...

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Obituaries 05-25-2011

May 25, 2011
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Kenneth Misner Everett resident Kenneth J. Misner of Everett died on May 21 at the Whidden Hospital in Everett after suffering complications from a long battle with dementia. He was born in Boston on March 19, 1931 and was a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  His family and friends loved and admired him.  At...

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Eagle Bank Donates $10,000 to Housing Families

May 18, 2011
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Eagle Bank Donates $10,000 to Housing Families

On April 28. Eagle Bank employees Christine Falzarano (pictured left), Vice President, Heather Wetterneck (pictured right), Assistant Vice President and CRA Officer, and Michael Falvey (pictured far right), Vice President of Commercial Lending and a Housing Families board member, presented Jim Goebelbecker (pictured center), Chief Executive Officer of Housing Families Inc. (HFI), with a...

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The Phunk is in the Final Four

May 18, 2011
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The Phunk is in the Final Four

The Phunk Phenomenon hip hop dance team based out of the Phunk Phenomenon Dance Studio of Everett owned by Reia Briggs-Connor and her husband, Rick Connor, has advanced to the round of four on the MTV show, “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew.” The Phunk will try to advance one step closer toward...

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Mayor Submits $132M FY 2012 City Budget

May 18, 2011
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With little fanfare, Mayor Carlo DeMaria submitted his $132.865M operating budget to run the City of Everett for Fiscal Year 2012 at a joint meeting of the Board of Aldermen and Common Council on Monday night. DeMaria pointed out that city departments like the police and fire “will have the tools they need to...

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