Monthly Archives: February 2012

Everett Resident Participates in Hyannis Marathon as an American Cancer Society DetermiNation Runner

February 22, 2012
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(Everett, MA) – Danielle Blades of Everett, 28, will be running in the Hyannis Marathon on Sunday, February 26, as an American Cancer Society DetermiNation athlete.   The Society’s DetermiNation program is a powerful and inspiring movement that saves lives by enabling athletes to dedicate their training and participation in marathons, half marathons, and other...

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DA’s Office Investigating Claim of Child Abuse

February 22, 2012
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DA’s Office Investigating Claim of Child Abuse

The Middlesex County District attorney’s office Child Abuse Unit is investigating an alleged incident at the Keverian School. Two of the school’s custodians have been placed on administrative leave with pay as the investigation gets underway. Presently, no charges have been filed against either of the custodians, neither of whom has been identified as...

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Two Everett Students Accepted to Saint Francis Xavier Scholar’s Program

February 22, 2012
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Two Everett Students Accepted to Saint Francis Xavier Scholar’s Program

Malden Catholic High School is pleased to announce that it has accepted 58 members as Saint Francis Xavier (SFX) Scholars for the Class of 2016. Two of these students are from the City of Everett. One of these outstanding scholars is Brendan McCarthy from Madeline English School. The SFX Scholars Program recognizes students who...

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City Takes First Step in Healthcare Change

February 22, 2012
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Senior members of Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr.’s administration and panel representing the City’s labor unions met recently to open discussions redesigning the City’s healthcare coverage for employees.  The City Council adopted legislation giving the Mayor authority to initiate discussions with a panel of union representatives on the redesign and if approved the Mayor will...

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Mayor to Present Parkway Overlay and Linkage Fee Program Legislation

February 22, 2012
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Keeping with an inaugural promise, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. will again present legislation to the City Council introducing the Parkway Overlay District and Linkage Fee.  The Mayor continues to work with the City Council, Board of Aldermen and business community to promote a long-term vision along Route 16 as well as developing strong investment...

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Shocking Allegations

February 22, 2012
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Weekend news reports on radio and television sent out the word about a shocking allegation that a custodian has abused a youngster at the Keverian School. Two custodians were immediately removed from their positions by Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire lest there should be any question whatsoever about where he stands and where the...

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Football Injuries

February 22, 2012
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The Boston Globe printed an interesting story over the weekend about high school football injuries and their impact on local athletes in the affected cities and towns. Everett, the Globe indicated, was at the top of the list for football related injuries among a large number of cities and towns. The numbers apparently don’t...

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Police Briefs 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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February 14 Dwayne Hill, 49, 148 Vernal St., Everett, was arrested on warrants. February 15 Gary Brown, 55, 34 Woodlawn St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Sean McNamee, 22, 211 North Washington St., North Attleboro, was arrested on a warrant. Monte Venezia, 51, 37 School St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. February...

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Sports 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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EHS girls qualify for state tourney The Everett High girls basketball team qualified for the state tournament for the second time in the past three years with an emotional 40-37 triumph over Salem Thursday in the EHS gym. The Lady Crimson Tide had been on the cusp of punching their ticket for a Journey...

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Obituaries 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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Alan Abkowitz Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Alan Abkowitz of Raymond, NH, formerly of Everett, died on February 16. He was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Berger) Abkowitz; devoted father of Jeff Abkowitz; loving son of the late Dr. Herbert Abkowitz and Marion G (Kaufman); dear brother of Karen Schnall and...

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