Monthly Archives: September 2013

Suspected Everett Shooter Arrested After Standoff with Police

September 11, 2013
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Suspected Everett Shooter Arrested After Standoff with Police

An 18-year old Everett man, Shadane Richards, was arrested on multiple charges last Friday, September 6, after a report of daytime gunfire on Calhoun Avenue resulted in a response from Everett Police, the North Metro SWAT team and the temporary lockdown of two schools for precautionary reasons. According to police reports and witness accounts,...

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Primary Preview: Clerk Predicts 5,500 Voters in Turnout, Four Races on the Ballot

September 11, 2013
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With a Mayor’s race at the top of the ticket and three Ward Council seats also before voters, City Clerk Michael Matarazzo predicted this week that about 20-percent of Everett’s registered voters will turnout for next week’s September 17 Primary Election, the first under the new City Government, which includes a four-year Mayoral term....

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Boston Agrees to Negotiate with Wynn as a Surrounding Community: Move Ends Speculation That Boston Could ‘Block’ Everett Casino Deal

September 11, 2013
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Following a Massachusetts Gaming Commission hearing last Wednesday, at which the city of Boston was directed by the Gaming Commission to “work out” its issues with Steve Wynn’s casino proposal for Everett, or face the likelihood that the Gaming Commission would rule in Wynn’s favor, the city of Boston announced on Friday that it...

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Now We Can Just Wait

September 11, 2013
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The news on last Friday that Mayor Thomas Menino of Boston will no longer be pushing his claim to be a host community status to the Wynn Development certainly comes as good news to Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the taxpayers of Everett. For the last nine months, Menino has maintained that Boston should be...

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Remembering 9/11: The Fight Against Extremists Still is Ongoing

September 11, 2013
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If someone had said on September 10, 2001, that America would be embroiled militarily in affairs in the Middle East for the next 12 years, one would have thought that person to be crazy. Indeed, no one would have dared predict such a scenario even on September 12, 2001. But the tragic events of...

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Police Briefs 09-11-2013

September 11, 2013
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9/06 Nicholas Gonchar, 20, 104 Governor Winthrop Rd., Somerville, was arrested for illegal possession of Class A substance, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest. Keith Grace, 21, 185 Spencer Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Ezekial Majak, 32, 110 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery....

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Tide Washes out Springfield; Defeating the Eagles 31-23 in Season Opener

September 11, 2013
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The air was crisp. The stands at Veterans Memorial stadium were full with the Boston skyline peaking over Cabot Street. The Tide rushed on the field as the band played the fight song in a sea of roaring fans. Football was finally back in Everett. The crisp, early autumn air was also filled with...

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Obituaries 09-11-2013

September 11, 2013
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John Fitzpatrick Retired Shipper John E. Fitzpatrick of Peabody, a longtime resident of Peabody, died at North Shore Medical Center-Salem Hospital on September 6. He was 53 years old. Born in Boston and a retired shipper for retail stores, he was the beloved son of the late John C. and Margaret T. (McDermott) Fitzpatrick;...

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MGC: “Settle this Dispute” to Boston and Wynn Officials

September 5, 2013
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is giving the proponents of the Wynn Everett Casino proposal and the City of Boston until the end of the week to resolve an ongoing dispute over whether or not Boston should be considered a host community. Former Mass Governor William Weld, testifying on behalf of Wynn at a...

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Renovations Nearly Complete as Grand Re-opening is Scheduled

September 4, 2013
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Renovations Nearly Complete as Grand Re-opening is Scheduled

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the newly renovated Glendale Park is very near completion.  While the park may seem complete to the common eye, there are a few details that need to be finalized before opening the gates to the public.  In particular, the City is waiting on the utility company...

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