Monthly Archives: June 2013

Everett Voters Approve Casino Proposal: First-in-the-state Vote Gives Wynn Momentum

June 26, 2013
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Everett Voters Approve Casino Proposal: First-in-the-state Vote Gives Wynn Momentum

More than 86 percent of the 6,153 voters who went to the polls last Saturday gave their approval to the Wynn Resorts proposal to turn a section of contaminated, blighted Everett waterfront into the first resort casino in Massachusetts history. In all, 5,320 said yes to the Special Election ballot question, with just 833...

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Keverian School Career Day

June 26, 2013
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Keverian School Career Day

The Keverian School recently hosted a fun-filled and successful career day in which students met firefighters, police officers, EMT’s, lawyers, urban planners, veterans, interior designers, writers, dental hygienists, among many other professionals. Students loved the presentations and learning about different careers. The highlight was students interacting with firefighters and exploring a fire truck. Pictured...

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Eight New Firefighters Appointed

June 26, 2013
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Eight New Firefighters Appointed

The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Monday night to appoint eight new firefighters to the Everett Fire Department, as the result of a Safer Grant that was awarded to the city. Fire Chief David Butler, in presenting the new firefighters to the city, told the Board of Aldermen that the new recruits will be...

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Council Approves Long List of Transfers for End of Fiscal Year

June 26, 2013
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The Common Council last week approved a long list of departmental transfers, to help ensure that each of the city’s department budgets ends the fiscal year on June 30, 2013 with a positive balance. Many of the transfers were made from the city’s Budgetary Fund Balance, also known as free cash, which results from...

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An Overwhelming Victory

June 26, 2013
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Last Saturday’s overwhelming approval of the casino question for Everett can leave little doubt that residents support the project. While the local voter approval was never in doubt, the margin of victory came as a surprise to some longtime observers.  We believe that in East Boston and Revere the margin of victory will not...

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Police Briefs 06-26-2013

June 26, 2013
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June 3 Daniel Brown, 27, 76 Norwood St., Everett, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. June 4 Jessica Ahearn, 32, 99 Cluff Crossing Rd., Salem, NH, was arrested on a warrant. James Mento, 33, 20 Wyman St., Lynn, was arrested for shoplifting and on a warrant. June 5 Wayne Clements, 51, 444...

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Poste-Schiavo’s Softball Program Continues to Soar: Martinelli, Sierra, Batres Represent EHS in Agganis Classic

June 26, 2013
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The team is a frontrunner for the Greater Boston League title and a perennial qualifier for postseason play. The players are model school citizens, excel in academics, and go on to attend colleges where several have continued their athletic careers. The leader of the program was an outstanding athlete in high school, played collegiately,...

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Obituaries 06-26-2013

June 26, 2013
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Mary “Marylou” Ciampa Avid Baker Mary “Marylou” (DiCicco) Ciampa of Everett died on June 17. Mary was an avid baker and loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was the beloved wife of the late John Ciampa; loving mother of Philip and his wife, Clare of Reading, Donna Rivers and...

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With Special Election on Saturday, Wynn Unveils New 3-D Model

June 20, 2013
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With Special Election on Saturday, Wynn Unveils New 3-D Model

With the backdrop of a special election on Saturday,  representatives of Wynn Resorts, including the President and Chief Operating Officer of Wynn Development Gamal Aziz, were on hand last Thursday, June 13 to unveil a new three dimensional model of the proposed resort casino and other improvements they hope to make to the site...

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Kiwanis Honor Everett High School Students

June 20, 2013
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Kiwanis Honor Everett High School Students

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently joined the Everett Kiwanis at their annual Scholarship Luncheon for graduating Everett High School students. The Everett Kiwanis serves the youth of the community in a variety of ways. They support Service Leadership Programs in the schools through Key Club and Builders Clubs. Through these clubs they promote leadership training...

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