Monthly Archives: May 2012

Big Boats

May 31, 2012
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Big Boats

Big boats and little boats mix in the Mystic River near Island End in Everett last weekend. The gigantic freighter from Singapore gets ready to leave the Everett port just as a few lucky fisherman jet past with their catch. The high temperatures and pleasant weather made it a great Memorial Day for boating...

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Crossing Guard Death Shocking and Sad

May 31, 2012
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Crossing Guard Death Shocking and Sad

The tragic death last week of Everett school crossing guard Marie Howe, 71, calls attention to the dangers of being a crossing guard in a heavily trafficked and congested place like Everett. “Traffic rushes about here without pausing or watching out for others,” said Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire. “People need to pay closer...

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Ribbon Cutting/Ground Breaking Ceremony Everett’s First Community Garden on June 2

May 31, 2012
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The “Florence Street Community Garden”, located at Scharf Park, is a symbolic milestone for not only the City of Everett, but specifically to a coalition of Everett community residents and organizations, Everyone Eats Healthy in Everett (EEHE).  EEHE is a coalition funded by the Boston Public Health Commission’s Center for Health Equity and Social...

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Distrigas Makes Major Donation to Summer Jobs Program

May 31, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. has been working Everett’s friendly, corporate neighbor Distrigas, to raise funds for the City’s Youth Summer Job Program in place. Carol Churchill, the Communications Manager for Distrigas Suez worked with Mayor DeMaria Jr. to help keep the program in place, and on behalf of Distrigas has offered a $25,000 donation....

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Smith Should Be Held to a Higher Standard

May 31, 2012
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News reports indicating Representative Stat Smith owns two apartment houses filled with code violations in neighboring Revere are, frankly, a disappointment. Voters in this city expect their elected public representatives to not only follow the law but to be pristine in their private affairs. Regrettably, this is not the case with Smith in this...

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High School Accreditation

May 31, 2012
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Everett High School has received a ten year accreditation following a thorough review by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. This comes as great news as accreditation tends to be a confirmation of just about everything that is going on with education that is positive at EHS. It also confirms and endorses...

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Marie Howe

May 31, 2012
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Everett School Crossing Guard Marie Howe’s tragic and untimely death has caused great sadness throughout the community. She died trying to keep school children safe while crossing streets filled with speeding traffic. She loved what she did. She was a true fighter who had just begun treatments for cancer but who had refused to...

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Police Briefs 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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5/21 Carl Paul Conway, 48, of 55 Staples Avenue, Everett, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice. Michael R. Sanchez, 21, of 28 Bowdoin Avenue, Boston, was arrested for disturbing the peace. Juan Anto Santana-Ruiz, 38, of 134 Chelsea Street, Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. 5/23 Salah E. Bounif, 29,...

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Baseball Team Tops Masco, Awaits Tourney

May 31, 2012
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The Everett High baseball team concluded its season on a winning note with a 5-2 victory over Masconomet Sunday in the consolation round of the Tanner Invitational baseball tournament. The triumph improved  the Crimson Tide’s record to 12-8 to close out a stellar 2012 campaign in which Joe Marchese’s crew captured an outright GBL...

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Obituaries 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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Lorraine Bowman Of Stoneham, formerly of Revere Lorraine M. (Fallon) Bowman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died on May 23, following a long illness. She was 84 years old. A longtime member and devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community of Revere and a past president of the Immaculata Guild, she was...

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