Monthly Archives: April 2013

Matewsky Challenges the Vote Totals: Says He Will Resign Council Seat at a Later Date

April 10, 2013
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Newly elected State Representative and veteran Common Councilor Wayne Matewsky said Monday night that he has challenged the official vote count from last week’s special election and left little doubt that he intends to fight to clear his name, after what he called “one of the dirtiest elections in Everett ever.” Matewsky said that...

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No Word on Recount as Yet: Hanlon Campaign Has Until April 11 to Decide

April 10, 2013
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According to City Clerk Michael Matarazzo, there has been no decision as yet from the Hanlon Campaign, about whether or not to pursue a recount. “My understanding is that he (Hanlon) just wants to sit down and make sure that all of votes were counted,” said Matarazzo, hinting that the election results are likely...

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Smith Sentenced to Four Months in Jail

April 10, 2013
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Stephen Smith, former state representative for Everett, was sentenced to four months in prison for voter fraud Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Smith, 57, will also serve a year of probation and must pay a $20,000 fine. Smith pleaded guilty to two civil rights misdemeanor counts of voter fraud in December. He resigned from...

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Police and Public Safety Issues Top Aldermen’s Agenda

April 10, 2013
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If Monday night’s Board of Aldermen’s meeting had a theme, it was undoubtedly related to crime and public safety, as at least four resolutions and orders dealt with the perceived increase in crime in the city, particularly violent crimes. From an order from Mayor Carlo DeMaria that the city consider restricting the hours at...

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City to Complete an Energy Audit with Ameresco

April 10, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is pleased to report that the City of Everett, through the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), has received access to a contract with Ameresco, a company that specializes in energy audits and facility retrofitting projects, to conduct and energy audit of existing City facilities. The MAPC provides technical assistance to...

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An Expenditure That No One Wants, But has to be Done

April 10, 2013
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We congratulate Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. on undertaking this year’s Capital Improvement Plan.  The cost for this plan is pegged at more than $8.6M. In this election year, when the new charter goes into effect and the mayoralty term changes from two to four years, some mayors might have scrapped a large expenditure like...

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Police Briefs 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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March 25 Elder Baptista-Teixeira, 23, 47 Kinsman St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. March 26 Alex DeJorge, 38, 80 Camary Rd., Medford, was arrested on warrants. March 27 Michael McQueeney, Jr., 33, 51 West Baltimore St., Lynn, was arrested on warrants. Anthony Teixeira, 33, 2 Harris St., Revere, was arrested for indecent exposure....

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EHS Baseball Team Wins Season Opener

April 10, 2013
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The Everett High baseball team won its opening game of the season and gave first year head coach Joe Lento his first career head coaching victory with a dramatic 7-6 victory over Lynn Classical Monday evening under the lights at Fraser Field in Lynn. “It was a long night, but definitely a worthwhile one,”...

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Obituaries 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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Louise ‘Weezy’ Sabella Bartender at The Derby in Everett Louise M. “Weezy” (Polcari) Sabella of Everett, formerly of the North End, died on April 4. She worked at The Derby in Everett as a bartender and was the beloved mother of Charles A. Sabella and his wife, Mariacarmela Mallard-Sabella and Lori Ann Mangan and...

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Mayor/Wynn Resorts Present First Look at Potential Casino Design

April 4, 2013
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Mayor/Wynn Resorts Present  First Look at Potential Casino Design

The glamour and style of Las Vegas arrived at a transformed Edward Connolly Center on Wednesday, March 27, as a backdrop of yellow drapes and artistic lighting turned the cavernous center into a totally different place. With Frank Sinatra tunes playing in the background, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Gamal Aziz, Chief Operating Officer...

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