Monthly Archives: January 2012

Obituaries 01-25-2012

January 26, 2012
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Eleanor ‘Ellie’ Haggerty Everett Resident Eleanor R. “Ellie” (Alfieri) Haggerty of Everett, formerly of Somerville, died on January 23. She was 87 years old. She was the wife of the late Roger Haggerty; loving mother of Kenneth Haggerty and his wife, Julie of Ossipee, NH, Desiree A. Hayes, Elaine Rettman and her husband, Mike,...

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Walking Tour

January 19, 2012
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Walking Tour

Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and State Senator Sal DiDomenico are shown above during a walk around Everett’s downtown that Warren made with the senator last week. Warren has been campaigning hard against Senator Scott Brown. Warren has already made visits to many cities towns and neighborhoods since announcing her candidacy last summer.

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MASS B.A.D.G.E. Donates Toys to Zion Church Ministries During the Holidays

January 19, 2012
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MASS B.A.D.G.E. Donates Toys to Zion Church Ministries During the Holidays

MASS B.A.D.G.E. officers ,family members and volunteers gathered together at Zion Church with toys that were distributed to needy families in the community. Pictured are John Hanlon, Everett Credit Union Board of Director, Michael McLaughlin City Councilor, Raoul Goncalves, President MASS B.A.D.G.E., Adam Ragucci, City Councilor, Bishop Robert G. Brown, Zion Church Ministries, Marcell...

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School Committee Asks City for $3 Million Added Funding

January 19, 2012
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School Committee Asks City for $3 Million Added Funding

If the city does not make up a structural deficit in public school financing, the School Committee will be forced to layoff 96 teachers and personnel  as well as eliminate $1 million from non-personnel items, according to School Committeeman David Ela. Cuts that deep would irreparably harm public school education here and destabilize the...

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State Investigator Gets Jail Time for Bribing Everett Businessman

January 19, 2012
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A former inspector for the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) pleaded guilty last week to extortion charges and received jail time for using his position of authority to extort money from an Everett business under his jurisdiction. Arthur Hitchman, 41, of Melrose, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 11th, in Middlesex Superior Court to...

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Senator Sal Didomenico Co-sponsors Legislation Aimed at Reducing Foreclosures

January 19, 2012
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Senator Sal DiDomenico submitted written testimony in support of several foreclosure related bills at a hearing held Wednesday before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary. These bills, which are aimed at reducing the amount of foreclosures in the Commonwealth, include S. 865, “An Act to establish a foreclosure mediation program,” S. 673, “An Act...

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The Reverend Martin Luther King

January 19, 2012
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Martin Luther King would have celebrated his 83rd birthday last Saturday had he not been cut down in the prime of his life by an assassin’s bullet in 1968. Our nation has moved forward with giant steps to bridge the racial divide since King first began his non-violent protest against man’s inhumanity to man....

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The Mayor Must Act; the Council, Too

January 19, 2012
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The Tuesday evening meeting of the Everett School Committee was one of the most important in recent years. The School Committee is asking for a substantial amount of money to defray rapidly rising costs connected with the extraordinary rise in the school population and the need to remain in compliance with all state and...

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The Patriots

January 19, 2012
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Now that Tim Tebow and the Broncos have been retired for this season, it is on to the collision with Baltimore on Saturday. It appears and feels like the Patriots are a team of destiny this year. Everything good about this team coalesced on Saturday. We should expect the same outcome this coming Saturday....

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Eagles a Team Wins Eastern Mass. Championship

January 19, 2012
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The Everett Eagles Pop Warner ‘A’ team concluded its inaugural Patriot Division season with the Eastern Massachusetts championship. The Patriot Division is a no-weight limit division of Pop Warner for 12, 13, and 14-year-old football players. After finishing the regular season with a 7-1 record, it was on to the playoffs. Taking the field...

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