Monthly Archives: October 2012

Everett Settled in to Wait out Sandy: City Hall Offices Closed, Emergency Services Busy During Height of Storm

October 31, 2012
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Everett Settled in to Wait out Sandy: City Hall Offices Closed, Emergency Services Busy During Height of Storm

Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria gave the order to close city hall on Sunday evening, following the state’s lead and telling so-called, “non-essential government workers,” to stay home from the storm. However, there was plenty of work to keep city public safety and emergency workers busy on Monday and into Tuesday. According to Fire Chief...

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Creating a Safetynet for Wanderers: Everett Police, Sheriff Partner with LoJack on Personal Safety Device

October 31, 2012
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The City of Everett announced this week that the Everett Police will be joining with Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian’s Office to offer local residents an opportunity to take advantage of a new technology that can help keep loved ones with cognitive conditions safe. The service, SafetyNet by LoJack, will give Everett Police and...

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Veterans Day Service Set for Nov. 11

October 31, 2012
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The City of Everett will hold its annual Veterans Day Service on Sunday, November 11th at 10:00AM at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. All residents are invited to attend and join the City and the Everett veterans community in honoring our esteemed veterans.  Coffee and donuts will be served prior to the service,...

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Hallmark Health Hospice Nurse a Heroine to Patients

October 31, 2012
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Every life has a story and, oftentimes, in every story there are usually one or more heroes. For many hospice patients of Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, the heroine at the end of their lives is Gina Serino, RN. In her role as hospice nurse, Gina not only helps patients create their...

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Be Sure to Vote: It’s Your Choice….and It’s a Big One

October 31, 2012
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The pundits have proclaimed that the upcoming Presidential election presents the starkest contrast between the candidates of the major parties in generations. And for once, we agree with the pundits. The gaping chasm separating Democratic President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on virtually every issue facing our nation, and their vision...

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U.S. Senate Race

October 31, 2012
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The choice between Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren and Republican incumbent Scott Brown also is dramatic. Warren supports the tax and economic policies of Pres. Obama and the Democrats, while Brown favors Romney’s tax and defense spending plans (see above). On the social issues, Warren is pro-choice and pro-gay marriage. Although Brown says he too,...

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Three Ballot Questions

October 31, 2012
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There are three ballot questions for Massachusetts voter to decide. We urge all voters to read the questions ahead of time, either on-line on the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office or in the pamphlets that went out to every voter from the Secretary of State. In addition, there are opinions offered on each question...

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Tides Washes over Medford: Everett Piles Up 35 Points in First Half, then Cruises

October 31, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy may have gotten on all of the attention over the past weekend, but the Everett Crimson Tide did its best impersonation of a natural disaster last Friday night, piling up 35 unanswered points in the Tides’ win over Medford in just the first half,m then cruised through the second half for an...

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Obituaries 10-31-2012

October 31, 2012
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Nancy Dersofi Bryn Mawr Professor Nancy Dersofi of New York City died on October 27. She was 76 years old. Nancy was a Professor of Italian Literature and Comparative Literature for 34 years at Bryn Mawr College and was an opera lover, world traveler, and a lifelong scholar. She was the beloved daughter of...

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Keynote Speaker

October 24, 2012
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Keynote Speaker

Bunker Hill Community College Student Erick Soto, an Everett resident, was a keynote speaker at the Chelsea campus’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration last Thursday afternoon. Soto is a veteran of the Army and a recipient of the National Service Medal. Officials at the college felt it was not only important to highlight Hispanic heritage...

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