Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ethanol Trains Stopped by Petruccelli, Governor

August 15, 2012
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Governor Deval Patrick signed a transportation bill last week that gave approval to an amendment offered by Senator Anthony Petruccelli that stops train delivery of ethanol through a number of cities and towns, which includes Everett. Instead, the bill orders that further studies be made of the efficacy of transporting 1.7 million gallons of...

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Governor Quashes Ethanol Delivery: Petruccelli Motion the Difference

August 15, 2012
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Everett residents have Governor Deval Patrick and Senator Anthony Petruccelli to thank for putting the kibosh on ethanol delivery through this city by rail once a week. The plan to use trains to transport 1.7 billion gallons of the highly flammable fuel through Revere to a depot here met its end last week when...

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Vote for the Linkage Bill

August 15, 2012
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Everett’s coucillors and aldermen should vote favorably on the mayor’s linkage bill when it comes up for a vote in the weeks to come. The linkage bill makes good sense here as it does in every industrial city where big corporations and large developers are expected to put something into the pot for the...

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Police Briefs 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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8/06/12 Alan Ortiz, 62, 62 Adams Ave., Everett, was arrested for drinking alcoholic beverage in public. 8/07 Geraldo Borges, 53, 21 Mohan St., Everett, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, failure to stop for police. Samantha Lewis, 25, 219 Faywood Ave., Everett, was arrested for uttering a false check, and warrants. Scott...

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Obituaries 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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Robert Nye Retired Everett Housing Authority Employee Robert J. Nye of Everett, formerly of Charlestown, died on August 9. He was 71 years old. A retired City of Everett Housing Authority employee, he was the beloved husband of 49 years to Eileen (McNamee) Nye; devoted father of John M. Nye and his wife, Kathleen...

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Everett Boys & Girls Club Youth Member Wins Jeep-themed Party

August 8, 2012
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Everett Boys & Girls Club Youth Member Wins Jeep-themed Party

Mireline Thermidor, 15, loves to dance, and all of her peers at the Middlesex County Boys & Girls Club know it. That’s why when a creative contest to win a party thrown by Jeep was presented Thermidor believed she had the talent and personality to win. “It’s like your dream adventure,” Thermidor said of...

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$25,000 Pay for New Council Questioned

August 8, 2012
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The Board of Aldermen recently voted on a $25,000 annual salary for each of the 11 members of the new city council that will take office in January 2014. The measure passed 4-3, sparking a lot of controversy amongst board members. In opposition to the increase were Alderman Sal Sachetta and Councilor Sergio Cornelio...

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New Plans Are Brewing for the City

August 8, 2012
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Before Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. called for a special joint Common Council and Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night, he met with L. Knife and Son, Inc. and Affiliates, a fourth-generation, family-owned distributor of specialty and imported craft beers. The company is looking to expand its operation in Massachusetts and has found an ideal...

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Everett Student Builds Relationships with Boston Common Homeless

August 8, 2012
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Samuel Vasquez of Everett, a current junior at Boston College High School, was one of the 33 students who fed and befriended the hungry and homeless on the Boston Common in a homeless outreach program that runs every Thursday for 2 1/2 hours after school. This Project was founded by four curent seniors, under...

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The $25,000 a Year Councilor

August 8, 2012
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Last week’s Aldermanic vote giving the new city council to convene in 2014 a $25,000 a year annual salary is, frankly, an outrage. No amount of explanation by the aldermen can assuage the generally held belief that the raise voted for last week amounts to one of the biggest giveaways in this city’s long...

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