Monthly Archives: April 2013

Welcome to the Wynn: Everett Business Leaders Get a Chance to Visit the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas

April 17, 2013
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Welcome to the Wynn: Everett Business Leaders Get a Chance to Visit the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas

When Steve Wynn gave his first press conference in December about the possibility of building a hotel/casino in Everett, he downplayed the casino.  He said over and over again that his hotel was a luxury destination first and that the staff makes sure that everyone who visits a Wynn resort leaves with a great...

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Mass Bay Credit Union’s Grand Opening

April 17, 2013
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Mass Bay Credit Union’s Grand Opening

Blue balloons, prizes, coffee and cookies were available throughout the week of April 8-12 to welcome and inform members about the services available at Mass Bay Credit Union’s new Everett Branch location at 183 Main Street, which opened January 2013. “Our Grand Opening is a great way to show our appreciation to our current...

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Crime Down 28% over Last Five Years: Mayor and EPD Release Annual Report

April 17, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Everett Police Department recently released the EPD’s Annual Report, an extensive document that covers the previous year in Everett as it relates to policing and crime. The report is available for public viewing on the EPD website – everettpolicema.com. In the Annual Report, Everett saw an overall drop in...

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School Committee to Consider $63M Operating Budget

April 17, 2013
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The annual public hearing on the Everett School Department’s proposed budget was held last night (Tuesday, April 16) at 5:30 p.m., after the Independent’s deadline. According to Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire and Assistant Superintendent Charles Obremski, the School Committee was scheduled to preside over the presentation of a $63,6769,532 proposed school operating budget...

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School Committee Set to Vote Against School Choice

April 17, 2013
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According to Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire, the Everett School Committee was scheduled to hold a public hearing on the issue of whether or not to open Everett classrooms to students from outside of the district, on Tuesday, April 16, following the hearing on the FY 2014 school budget. However, the superintendent also noted...

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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....

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Falter Spins One Hitter, Crimson Tide Win, 4-0

April 17, 2013
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When Sophomore Lawrence Falter gave up a line drive base hit to the first batter he faced Saturday morning at Methuen, little could the Methuen lineup have suspected, as their lead off-man rounded first to the claps and cheers of his teammates, that this would be their only base hit for the next seven...

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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Brigida ‘Noni’ Saldutti Of Everett Brigida “Noni” Saldutti of Everett died on April 9.  The beloved wife of the late Michele, she was the mother of Salvatore R. of Everett and was predeceased by her siblings.  She is survived by one granddaughter, Tinamarie Saldutti and two great grandsons, Anthony and Salvatore DiPierro.  Funeral arrangements...

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911 Dispatcher Receives Citation: Landoli Credited with Helping to Save Choking Child

April 10, 2013
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911 Dispatcher Receives Citation: Landoli Credited with Helping to Save Choking Child

Everett 911 dispatcher Michael Landoli was honored by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and members of the Board of Aldermen Monday night for his actions during his dispatch shift several months ago, which helped the Everett fire department save the life of a choking child. Mayor DeMaria, reading from the citation, recalled Landoli’s efforts during an...

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Top Tier of the Tide: Kenny Calaj Concludes His Brilliant Career with Three Super Bowl Rings

April 10, 2013
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Top Tier of the Tide: Kenny Calaj Concludes His Brilliant Career with Three Super Bowl Rings

Soccer was in his blood but football was in his heart. Kenny Calaj, whose father Marcos played soccer in Brazil becoming coming to the United States in 1993, tried soccer but switched over to football at an early age. He played Pop Warner football before taking his still developing skills in to the Everett...

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