Monthly Archives: February 2013

Everett Students Earn Audition for Northeastern District Music Festival

February 20, 2013
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Everett Students Earn Audition for Northeastern District Music Festival

Lafayette School students Kristi Ho, Jennifer Melara, Conor Rachlin and Baraka Salumu participated in the Northeastern District Music Festival Auditions, a testament to their individual talents and the musical opportunities provided by the Everett Public Schools. The four students took part in a rigorous audition process that included 963 students from more than 95 public and private...

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Everett Native to Compete in Worldwide Model Competition: Keshia Monvil Competing for the Second Time, Vote on Line to Help Her

February 20, 2013
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Everett Native to Compete in  Worldwide Model Competition: Keshia Monvil Competing for the Second Time, Vote on Line to Help Her

Everett native and Cottage Street resident Keshia Monvil, who is known in the Modeling world as Keshia Marie, will compete in the 2013 Top Model Worldwide Competition in London, UK representing Haiti. Keshia who is a 1996 graduate of Everett High School will be participating in the competition for the second straight year. During...

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Four Questions for the Candidates

February 20, 2013
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With the Special Election to fill the vacancy left by State Representative Stephen “Stat” Smith’s indictment and resulting resignation from offic. The Everett Independent will be running a series of Question and Answer interviews with all seven of the candidates over the next several weeks, to help voters better acquaint themselves with the candidates,...

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The Cold Temperatures

February 20, 2013
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We were spoiled after last week’s balmy temperatures.  We agree that the Blizzard of 2013 was not much fun especially if you had to do the snow shoveling, but the temperatures last week were enjoyable.  But Sunday and Monday came and back into the deep freeze we went. Of course for many of us,...

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DiBiaso Honored for 400th Career Coaching Victory

February 20, 2013
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The state’s most illustrious football coach, John DiBiaso, can coach a little roundball, too. DiBiaso was honored for his 400th basketball coaching victory in a ceremony following the Everett-Waltham game Friday night. Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire presented a basketball to DiBiaso, noting the historic 400th win, a 78-69 decision over Cambridge on Jan....

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Obituaries 02-20-2013

February 20, 2013
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Neil Tonelli, Jr. US Postal Service Retiree of New York, formerly of Everett Neil R. Tonelli Jr. of Clifton Park, NY passed away suddenly on February 13 at Ellis Hospital. He was born on April 11, 1948 in Everett and was 64 years old. A veteran of the US Army, Neil retired from the...

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Mayor Credits City Services with Blizzard Cleanup

February 13, 2013
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Mayor Credits City Services with Blizzard Cleanup

Mayor Carlo DeMaria said Monday night that he was pleased with the city’s overall response to the Blizzard of 2013, which saw some 25 inches of snow fall in Everett in a 24-hour period beginning last Friday afternoon, February 8 and ending Saturday, February 9. “I thought the city’s crews, overall, did an excellent...

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Four Questions for the Candidates

February 13, 2013
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Four Questions for the Candidates

With the Special Election to fill the vacancy left by State Representative Stephen “Stat” Smith’s indictment and resulting resignation from office less than a month away, The Everett Independent will be running a series of Question and Answer interviews with all seven of the candidates over the next several weeks, to help voters better...

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Aldermen Approve Appointment of Viscay, Dionne Ask Mayor for a More Transparent Process in Future Searches

February 13, 2013
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The Board of Aldermen voted last night to approve the appointment of Richard Viscay as City Auditor by a margin of 6-1, with Alderwoman Millie Cardillo voting against the appointment. The board also voted unanimously to confirm the appointment of Robert Dionne as the city’s new Human Resources Director. Viscay, who was hired to...

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Ed Markey’s Senate Candidacy: Our Long-time Congressman Has Received Many Endorsements

February 13, 2013
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Although it is the long-standing policy of this newspaper not to endorse candidates for public office, we nonetheless feel compelled to make note of the candidacy of the outstanding, long-time Congressman, Edward J. Markey, for the U.S. Senate seat which has been vacated by John F. Kerry, who is the new Secretary of State...

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