Monthly Archives: January 2013

City Service Employee Creates Memorial for Newtown

January 16, 2013
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City Service Employee Creates Memorial for Newtown

On behalf of the City, long time City Services employee, Tom Murray, recently created a humble and fitting tribute to the twenty-six victims of Newtown, CT. Murray hand-crafted twenty-six white crosses and placed them at the entrance of Glenwood Cemetery. He adorned the crosses with pink and blue bows to signify each victim. “I...

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School Committee Meets to Discuss Principal Naumann: Most Parents, Students Support the New High School Administrator

January 16, 2013
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School Committee Meets to Discuss Principal Naumann: Most Parents, Students Support the New High School Administrator

Following an emergency School Committee meeting held to discuss new High School Principal Erick Naumann’s ill-advised video parody that featured the new principal walking the halls of Everett High dressed as the “Terminator,” disciplinary action was not immediately taken. Superintendent Frederick Foresteire said afterward that he would meet with both Naumann and high school...

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EHS Student Riche Selected to Participate in District Music Festival

January 16, 2013
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EHS Student Riche Selected to  Participate in District Music Festival

Everett High School student Jennifer Riche was one of a select group of musicians chosen to participate in this year’s Northeastern District Senior Music Festival, held January 12 at Lowell High School. Riche was one of 450 students selected to participate from an original pool of more than 1,100 musicians from more than 50...

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Wynn is In: Suffolk Downs Preparing to Do Battle

January 16, 2013
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Providing a bit of a surprise to those following the casino discussion, Las Vegas gaming magnate Steve Wynn put in a Phase I application and paid a $400,000 licensing fee to begin the quest for a Greater Boston (Region A) casino license – a quest that will put him in direct competition with early...

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The Next Step: Van Campen, Aldermen Raise Issue of Hotels Tax and Casino Agreements

January 16, 2013
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Alderman at-Large Robert Van Campen and the Board of Aldermen opened the discussions Monday night about some of the next steps facing the city, now that casino developer Steve Wynn and his Las Vegas casino company have filed with the state for consideration of a casino license for an Everett-set casino resort. On separate...

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Naumann Video Controversy a Sign of Our Times: High School Community Largely Supports Its Principal

January 16, 2013
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The emergency meeting called by the School Committee, the extensive regional television news coverage and even the crowd of close to 100 parents, teachers and students who came out to support Erick Naumann Monday night are all symptoms of the times we live in. Most likely, had Erick Naumann looked at his video parody...

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Van Campen Proposes Discussion About Election Violations: Public Trust at Issue Following Smith Scandal

January 16, 2013
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Aldermen Robert Van Campen publicly called on Mayor Carlo DeMaria for a Joint Convention of the Board of Aldermen and Common Council and an invitation to representatives from the Secretary of State’s Office and City Clerk’s Office to publicly address the recent election scandal perpetrated by former State Representative Stephen “Stat” Smith in an...

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An Exciting Possibility: DeMaria Deserves Credit for Proposed Casino Here

January 16, 2013
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The announcement that international casino mogul Steve Wynn has put up the $400,000 application fee to the state to be considered for the license for a casino in the Greater Boston area certainly comes as exciting news for every resident in the City of Everett. Indeed, we daresay that Wynn’s proposed $1 billion casino...

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A Lesson to Be Learned: Smith’s Plea, Resignation Send a Message

January 16, 2013
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A few years back, the Boston Globe wrote a profile story about Steve “Stat” Smith which was headlined, “Street Smarts Give Smith His Edge.”  The irony now of that story should not be lost on anyone; for the street smarts that brought Smith to  great heights, also proved his downfall. Smith’s recent admission in...

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Police Briefs 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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January 1, 2013 Marilene Itacaramby Conners, 40, of 167 Ferry Street was charged with being a disorderly person. Warley Itacaramby Duarta, 24, of 167 Ferry Street was charged with assault & battery on a police officer; and resisting arrest. David Alexander Gardner, 25, of 31 Brown St., Andover was charged with operating under the...

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