Monthly Archives: June 2011

Four Developers Vie for Old Everett High School Site

June 29, 2011
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Four Developers Vie for Old Everett High School Site

Jill M. Barringer, chief procurement officer for the City of Everett, has unsealed the Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the development of the old Everett High School property on Thursday morning. Four entities submitted bids to develop the 3.9-acre site located at 548 Broadway. They are Women’s Institute for Housing and Studio G Architects...

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Religious Group Originating in India Relocates to Everett

June 29, 2011
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A religious organization will soon be calling Everett’s Town Line neighborhood its new home. The Sikh Sangat Society of Boston has purchased an industrial building at 10 Thorndike St. for $1.128 million and plans to fully rehabilitate the building to be used for programs, classes and other events. The society is currently located in...

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Police Briefs 06-29-2011

June 29, 2011
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Monday, June 20 Orlando Vazquez Arroyo, 37, of 38 Woodville Avenue, Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with dangerous weapon. Keriann Downing, 38, of 16 Shirley Street, Everett, was arrested for being disorderly. Francisco E. Escamilla, 41, of 205 Ferry Street, Everett, was brought in for protective custody....

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The Mayor’s Race

June 29, 2011
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Presently, it is Mayor Carlo DeMaria versus mayoral hopeful Peter Napolitano in what is easily the most important race for elective office in this city. By every standard of measure, this is a David versus Goliath affair, with Napolitano facing an uphill battle of significant proportion. DeMaria is the clear bet to gain another...

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Whitey’s Back in Town

June 29, 2011
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Who among us has not been riveted by all the hype surrounding the capture and return to Boston of Whitey Bulger? He is at once the alleged former leader of the Irish mob in Boston and the longtime favorite rat for the FBI. Being the leader of the Irish mob and the FBI’s biggest...

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Obituaries 06-29-2011

June 29, 2011
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Robert ‘Booba’ Lake US Postal employee Robert M.”Booba” Lake of Lynn died at Tampa General Hospital in Florida on June 25 after a long illness. He was 51 years old. A long time US Postal employee, he was the beloved son of the late Robert W. and the late Vivian J. (Peterson) Lake; loving...

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Lt. Governor Joins the City of Everett to Break Ground on Air Force Road

June 22, 2011
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Lt. Governor Joins the City of Everett to Break Ground on Air Force Road

Special to the Independent Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray  joined Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., and state and local officials last Thursday to break ground on the $2 million Air Force Road improvement and expansion project, which will advance the larger RiverGreen Business Park Project, and has the potential to create up to 55 construction...

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2011 Independence Day Celebration July 2

June 22, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is happy to announce a full day of activities for the City’s Annual Independence Day Celebration.  This year’s celebration will take place on Saturday, July 2 at Glendale Park from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and features a jam-packed day of events. The day of festivities include: Kid’s Foot Races...

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Common Council Approves Mayor’s 2012 Budget

June 22, 2011
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In their last regular meeting before the start of the new fiscal year on July 1, The Common Council approved $100,000 in cuts for the 2012 city budget by the Board of Aldermen and so voted 14-3 to enact Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s $145.1M budget on Monday night. Councilor David Rodrigues said that the $100,000...

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The City Budget

June 22, 2011
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The final city budget has been approved. It is a solid document considering the trials and tribulations Everett is facing. The Everett city budget for Fiscal Year 2012 is $145.1 million, which includes the new enterprise fund for water and sewer charges ,which amounts to more than $12 million. The budget is up more...

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