Monthly Archives: July 2011

Everett Celebrates National Night Out August 2

July 27, 2011
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Everett Celebrates National Night Out August 2

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., Chief Steven A. Mazzie and Target Corporation invite all to attend Everett’s Annual National Night Out. “I always enjoy National Night Out, it’s a great way to get neighbors together, and to spread the message that Everett is a safe community not just because of the hard working men and...

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An Unexpected Twist for St. Therese Church

July 27, 2011
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The Boston Archdiocese is allowing St. Therese’s Church to remain open. It will, according to officials, remain a sacred place, which is to say, in other communities like East Boston, the Mt. Carmel Church is being sold by the archdiocese – relegated to becoming just another piece of excess real estate. In Everett, St....

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Representative Smith Announces Support on $500,000 Grant to Upgrade Glendale Park

July 27, 2011
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State Representative Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith expressed strong support for the city’s application for funding assistance from the Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Grant Program for making improvements at Glendale Park. The half-million dollar grant would be part of the monies used to improve walking paths, lighting, playing fields and other upgrades to...

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Tanker Safety an Issue

July 27, 2011
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The crash and subsequent explosion of a gasoline tank truck in Saugus on Route 1 last weekend killing the driver of the truck, causing part of the roadway to melt and causing fire damage to a few businesses adjacent to the heavily traveled roadway. The explosion was violent and enormous when it happened, sending...

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Police Briefs 07-27-2011

July 27, 2011
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Monday, July 18 Michael Dean, 46, 186 Springvale Ave., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Paul Evans, 43, 207 Vine St., Everett, was arrested for violation of protective order. Xavier Vega, 18, 127 High St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness. Tuesday, July 19 Steven Alexis,...

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Obituaries 07-27-2011

July 27, 2011
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Ruth Spinelli Retired Revere Teacher Ruth C. Spinelli of Stoneham, formerly of Reading and Revere, died July 23 at the Bear Hill Nursing Center in Stoneham.  She was 100 years old. She was born in Revere on October 18, 1910, the daughter of Tommaso Spinelli, born in Lucazano, Italy and Margaret (Forsythe) Spinelli, born...

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Archdiocese Rules St. Therese to Remain Open

July 20, 2011
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Archdiocese Rules St. Therese to Remain Open

After thousands of days in vigil, St. Therese Parish on Broadway will be allowed to remain open, but as a church for the Brazilian Catholic community.  All masses will be conducted in Portuguese. It is a move that dedicated vigil holders – who have manned the church day and night for seven years through...

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State Antes Up over $2m for Shute Library

July 20, 2011
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State Antes Up over $2m for Shute Library

Representative Stephen Stat Smith announced the awarding of $2,236,491 in construction grant money for the Shute Memorial Library from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners on July 14. The Shute Memorial Library is among eight libraries awarded grant money: the other libraries being in Athol, Grafton. Granby, Shutesbury, South Hadley, West Springfield and West Tisbury.  The expansion...

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Gaming Debate is Set for September

July 20, 2011
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Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo affirmed his commitment to advance legislation for an expanded gambling bill in September during an appearance at a legislative luncheon Monday at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks. Appearing at the event with State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, DeLeo told the gathering, “One of the major items that I...

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Police Briefs 07-20-2011

July 20, 2011
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Monday, July 11 Diego Benninca, 23, 79 Boston St., Salem, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, equipment violation. Dennis Edwards, 56, Homeless, Somerville, was arrested on lewd, open and gross and warrant. Tuesday, July 12 Daniel Hernandez, 34, 25A Dyer Ave., Everett, was arrested for assault with intent to rape, open and...

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