Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pride, Progress and Possibility: DeMaria Highlights Successes, Sets Agenda in State of the City

March 28, 2013
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Pride, Progress and Possibility: DeMaria Highlights Successes, Sets Agenda in State of the City

Mayor Carlo DeMaria used Monday night’s State of the City address to highlight his successes and boldly set the course for the next five years by outlining his plans, hopes and dreams for the city of Everett. He talked about jobs and economic development, and though he of course mentioned the proposal to build...

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Everett High Students Participate in Tobacco-free Program at State House

March 28, 2013
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Everett High Students Participate in Tobacco-free Program at State House

On March 20, youths from Everett joined more than 200 young people from across the Commonwealth gathered at the Massachusetts State House for a Kick Butts Day event to celebrate their role in reducing the influence of the tobacco industry in their communities. Everett High School and Teens in Everett Against Substance Abuse are...

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Mayor Joins Elks to Honor Superintendent

March 28, 2013
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Mayor Joins Elks to Honor Superintendent

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. recently joined the Saugus-Everett Lodge of Elks at their Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner.  The Mayor joined many members of the Everett community at the #642 Lodge in Saugus to honor Superintendent Fred Foresteire as the Educator of the Year.  The event was well attended by state and local officials,...

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Three Candidates and Two Potential Write-ins on April 2: Clerk Predicting Lighter Turnout in the General Election

March 28, 2013
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City Clerk Michael Matarazzo, comfortably back to work after losing consciousness during last month’s Democratic State Representative Primary race, is predicting a lighter turnout than showed for the Democratic race in March, despite two Independent candidates and the possibility of two write-in candidates. “It’s hard to tell what is going to happen with this...

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Superintendent Tops List of Top Paid City Employees: Mayor Demaria Comes in 100th

March 28, 2013
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A total of 66 employees of the Everett schools or city government made more than $100,000 last year, according to a list of the top 100 earners on the Everett payroll, which was provided to the Independent by the city Treasurer’s Office last week. The top paid employee on the list was Everett Superintendent...

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Everett’s Top 100

March 28, 2013
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Looking at the story on page one of this week’s Everett Independent will certainly turn a few heads and start the complaints of how these public employees are vastly overpaid at the taxpayers’ expense.  However, in many cases this is not the case. Looking at the salaries in neighboring Revere will show that in...

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Get out and Vote

March 28, 2013
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Tuesday is Election Day. Everett voters are asked to go to the polls to elect their new state representative.  According to all pundits the turnout will be low. This election is not a slam dunk for any candidate. There are four and possibly five candidates still vying for the seat. The contest for the...

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Police Briefs 03-27-2013

March 28, 2013
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3/11/13 William Turman, 31, 32 Webster St., Everett, was arrested on warrant. 3/12 Steven Hammond, 43, 76 Norwood St., Everett, was arrested for distribution of Class C drug. Oscar Olivares, 27, 12 Shute St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Kelvin Perez, 18 Freeman Ave., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. 3/13...

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Obituaries 03-27-2013

March 28, 2013
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nn Annese Of Revere, formerly of Everett Ann A. (DeFeo) Annese of Revere died on March 20 at Everett Nursing and Rehab. She was 92 years old. Born and raised in Everett, the daughter of the late James and Jennie DeFeo, she was the beloved mother of Anthony Annese of Revere and the late...

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Council on Aging St. Patrick’s Day Party

March 22, 2013
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Council on Aging St. Patrick’s Day Party

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., along with Margaret Lynch, wife of US Congressman Steve Lynch, recently joined over 150 Everett seniors to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The Mayor’s Council on Aging Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Connolly Center was once again a huge success! Attendees enjoyed a delicious meal, followed by fun and...

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