Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pope John Football Begins Preseason

August 29, 2012
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Pope John Football Begins Preseason

The Pope John High School football team has begun practice for the 2012 season. Head coach Brian Vaughan and the captains of the team are pictured before a scrimmage against Lynn Tech Saturday at Manning Field in Lynn. From left, are Robert Selfridge, Steve Hopkins, head coach Brian Vaughan, John Young and Judemario Joseph.

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City Welcomes New ISD Director

August 29, 2012
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City Welcomes New ISD Director

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. was pleased to announce the addition of James Soper as the new Director of Inspectional Services for the City.  His appointment was confirmed by the Board of Aldermen at their meeting on Monday, August 27th. Mr. Soper is a certified Building Inspector with over twenty years experience.  He currently resides...

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Designs Complete for Northern Strand Bike Path

August 29, 2012
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Designs Complete for Northern Strand Bike Path

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and James Errickson, Director of the Department of Planning and Development, recently announced that full design for Everett’s portion of the Northern Strand Community Trail – also known as Bike to the Sea – has been completed.  The trail, which is just under a mile long, runs along the former MBTA...

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Crossfire : Board of Aldermen goes head-to-head with mayor on capital projects

August 29, 2012
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After a thorough crossfire between Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and the Board of Aldermen, favorable action was taken to grant $2.1 million to be spent on Glendale Park improvements and $500,000 to be spent towards repairs for the Parlin School. The remaining items listed under capital projects were sent to the Committee on Finance...

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Outreach Begins on New Trash Program Special

August 29, 2012
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The Mayor’s Office has begun its outreach campaign to educate residents and businesses on the new residential and commercial trash regulations that will be implemented in the fall.  Pamphlets with essential information translated into several languages are being distributed to individual households.  A summary sheet has been sent out with the most recent batch...

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$2.1 Million Glendale Park Facelift; Long Overdue

August 29, 2012
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Glendale Park will soon be receiving a major boost as the city’s signature park and recreation field following action taken at city hall Monday night. The $2.1 million being borrowed to remake the sprawling field, arguably, the most important public recreation space in the city, has been a long time coming. Mayor Carlo DeMaria...

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Welcome to the Council

August 29, 2012
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Cheryl Landry and Leonard Jordan have joined the Common Council. Landry is a registered nurse and lives in Ward 1. Jordan, a lifelong resident and auxiliary policeman and lives in Ward 3. Both Landry and Jordan bring to the council the sentiments of long-term residents who understand this city completely and who know the...

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The Everett Farmer’s Market

August 29, 2012
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Everett has a wonderful Farmer’s Market from week to week during the warm months of the year. It is held in Everett Square from 3-7 every Wednesday and will continue until the end of October. We urge our readers to check out the Farmers Market. All the produce is native grown. There is fabulous...

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Big Time Prospect : Everett Football Star Jakarrie Washington is Attracting Attention from Top College Programs

August 29, 2012
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When Everett High football fans last saw Jakarrie Washington, he was putting a spectacular stutter step – now known as The Move – on a Lincoln-Sudbury defender at the 10-yard line on his way to an electrifying 63-yard touchdown and the Crimson Tide’s 36-13 victory in the Super Bowl. Washington is back for his...

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Obituaries 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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Carmine D’Andrea Retired Flooring Contractor Carmine J. D’Andrea, a long time resident of Everett, died unexpectedly on August 26 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 80 years old. A retired flooring contractor, he was born in Boston, the beloved son of Louise (Cowels) and the late Jerome D’Andrea; dear and devoted...

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