Monthly Archives: March 2013

City Clerk Rushed to Hospital

March 6, 2013
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Everett City Clerk Michael Matarazzo was rushed to the Whidden Hospital Tuesday afternoon, during the Special Primary Election, after suffering an apparent medical emergency. According to sources at the scene, Matarazzo collapsed while overseeing the election at the polling site for Ward 5 Precinct 2. There was no word on his condition at press...

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Everett Police Shut Down Illegal Gaming Operation

March 6, 2013
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Several weeks ago the Everett Police Department received information regarding a possible illegal gaming facility located at 365 Ferry St.  Members of the Everett Police Departments Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU) began an investigation into ‘The Ferry Cyber Skill Arcade”.  After three weeks of active investigation, using undercover officers, the lead detective was able to...

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DeMaria Submits Ambitious Capital Improvement Program

March 6, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria this week submitted an ambitious multi-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to the city council that would cost the city $8,804,167 in FY 2014 if fully accepted and funded by the city council. According to the CIP, the plan would be funded from a variety of sources including grants, available funds, free-cash,...

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Fire Station Design and Repairs Getting Underway: $90k to Be Spent on Design Work; $160k to Go to Smaller Repairs

March 6, 2013
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Mayoral Chief of Staff Melissa Murphy said this week that the city of Everett has signed a contract with CBI engineering to complete design work for renovations to the Central Fire Station on Broadway and the Hancock Station on Hancock Street. According to Murphy, the contract is for $90,000 and will be paid out...

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Federal Sequester

March 6, 2013
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The deadline passed last Friday when mandated cuts to the federal programs started to take place. While many entitlements that are the budget busters were spared, the across the board budget cuts hit programs in public schools, transportation, the military and Head Start.  Mayor Carlo DeMaria is assessing the impact of the cuts to...

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Everett Boys Basketball Co-champions of the Greater Boston League

March 6, 2013
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The Everett High School boys basketball was set to play Lynn English in the Division 1 North semifinals Tuesday night at Beverly High School. Everett, co-champion of the Greater Boston League, had advanced with wins over East Boston, 77-65, and Lowell (56-48). Everett (16-6) entered the tournament as the No. 7 seed. English, tri-champion...

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Obituaries 03-06-2013

March 6, 2013
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Grace Nicolosi Of Everett Grace M. (Bonavita) Nicolosi of Everett died on February 26. The beloved wife of late Joseph, she was the loving mother of Leonard J. and his wife, Barbara of Everett and sister of late Michael Bonavita, Sadie Montalbano, Jack Bonavita, Betty Mazza and Sebastian “Benny” Bonavita.  She is also survived...

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Crosby Talks Casino at Chamber Breakfast

March 1, 2013
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Crosby Talks Casino at Chamber Breakfast

Stephen Crosby, chair of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, addressed local business leaders and officials at the Everett Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Breakfast Tuesday morning at BNY Mellon. A graduate of Harvard University who holds a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University, Crosby is the chairman of the five-member Commission that is considering 11...

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Mayor’s Birthday Fundraiser Nets $12k for BGCMC

March 1, 2013
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Mayor’s Birthday Fundraiser Nets $12k for BGCMC

On February 21 Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to share his 40th birthday with the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Middlesex County (BGCMC) who also turned 40!  Mayor DeMaria generously offered the BGCMC the opportunity to host a combined event to increase community awareness of the organization, with all the proceeds benefitting the...

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Primary Day is Tuesday 3,500 Voters Expected to Go to Polls on March 5

March 1, 2013
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City Clerk Michael Matarazzo said this week that he is expecting about 3,500 voters to make their way to the polls next Tuesday, March 5 for the Special Primary Election to replace disgraced former State Representative Stephen “Stat” Smith, who was convicted of voter fraud in January. “I could see it go up to...

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