Monthly Archives: December 2011

Casino at Suffolk Downs Benefits City of Everett

December 15, 2011
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Everett has one of the highest commercial property tax rates in the state. There is high unemployment here and especially in the building trades, which have been hurting since the nation almost went bust in 2007. We have just built a handful of stunning new public schools and no sooner was all this accomplished...

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Christmas Rushing In

December 15, 2011
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It happens every year. Christmas rushes toward us with unbelievable speed. The same is true this year with Christmas now less than two weeks away. A drive through this community once again reveals an unbelievable array of delightful and colorful Christmas lighting on thousands of homes. In Everett Square and along Broadway, the city...

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Police Briefs 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Wednesday, December 7 Kaleef Shakur, 38, 91 Randall Rd., Revere, was arrested on warrants. Thursday, December 8 Marcos DosSantos, 27, 447 Boston Post Rd., Marlboro, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, operating motor vehicle unregistered, giving false information to police, warrants. Youssef Harda, 41, 76 Sycamore St., Everett, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Robert Crowell Retired Everett Water Department Foreman Robert Crowell of Cape Canaveral, Florida and Epping, New Hampshire, formerly of Everett, died at his Florida home on December 8. He was 82 years old. He was the retired foreman with the City of Everett, Water Department, a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and...

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A Class of Its Own: Everett Wins Super Bowl Title

December 8, 2011
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A Class of Its Own: Everett Wins Super Bowl Title

The Everett High football team was ranked the best team in the state in September but preseason polls have never mattered much to Everett High head coach John DiBiaso, his staff, and the players in his vaunted program. Led by a record-breaking performance by quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso, Everett stormed through the regular season undefeated...

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Cutting Costs: Common Council Seeks Ways to Save Money

December 8, 2011
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Common Councilors seemed to take the adage, “it a takes a hundred pennies to make a dollar,” to heart when they discussed a couple of ways to save the taxpayers’ money at Monday night’s meeting. Councilor Rosemary Miller questioned why the Mayor’s staff seemed to be wasting stationery  “Five hundred and seventy two dollars...

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Another Super Bowl

December 8, 2011
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The Everett High School Crimson Tide football team has won yet another Super Bowl victory. This was an impressive season for the Crimson Tide, and an incredible Super Bowl victory for the team, which went undefeated and was frankly untouchable in their league. Frankly, there is very likely no other football team in the...

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Al Vega

December 8, 2011
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The death this weekend of Al Vega the noted musician and bandleader from Everett brings to an end a wonderful life. He was all about personal charm, musical ability and class. He was known as a man for all seasons and was always identifiable by the tuxedo he wore whenever he was playing for...

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Police Briefs 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Sunday, November 27 Denner Araujo, 22, 454 Park Ave., Revere, was arrested for being disorderly person. Jonathan DiBiaso, 30, 480 Winthrop St., Winthrop, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Aluiel Majok, 29, 239 Russell St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Filipe Oliveira, 27, 52 Winthrop Ave., Revere, was arrested...

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Obituaries 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Aram ‘Al’ Vega-Vagramian “Jazz Legend” Aram “Al” Vega-Vagramian of Everett died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, December 2 at 8:45 p.m. only hours after saying his goodbyes to family and closest friends. For 70 years he brought laughter and the love of living into our lives. The lives of Martha, his wife and...

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