Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mayor Holds Lower Broadway Community Meeting Last Week

September 4, 2013
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Mayor Holds Lower Broadway Community Meeting Last Week

On Thursday, August 29th Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett held a successful open forum regarding the Lower Broadway Master Vision, the establishment of a Redevelopment Authority, and the concept of an Urban Renewal Plan. Mayor DeMaria and over 50 residents came together in an effort to stimulate community dialogue regarding possible...

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Host Community Agreements, by the Numbers

September 4, 2013
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The recent release of the Host Community Agreement between the City of Boston and Caesars Entertainment has many people speculating as to its comparison with that of the agreement between Wynn Resorts and the City of Everett.  On its face, the deal between Caesars and Boston looks very lucrative.  However, when you look closely,...

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Election Now in Full Swing: Many Issues for the Voters to Consider

September 4, 2013
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With the dog days of summer officially behind us, the attention of voters turns to the candidates for the various municipal offices who are now in the final stretch run of getting out their campaign messages. In Everett, the September primary will include a mayor’s race between incumbent Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Aldermen Robert VanCampen...

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Congratulations, Diana Nyad: Swim Was Quite a Feat on a Number of Levels

September 4, 2013
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The news that long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad successfully had crossed the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Key West this past weekend brought a degree of wonder and joy to all who learned of her accomplishment. First and foremost, this had been Ms. Nyad’s life-long goal after four previously-unsuccessful efforts stretching over a span...

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Obama Made the Right Call: the President’s Decision to Ask Congress Was Correct

September 4, 2013
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We realize that we are by no means foreign policy experts, but we simply wish to say that it is our view that President Obama made the right decision is seeking the approval of Congress before bombing Syria for its violations of international law regarding the use of chemical weapons. In our view, the...

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Police Briefs 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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8/13 Kevin Cummings, 49, 5 Mason St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Dominick DiPietro, 23, 33B Vera St., Revere, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Cristian Portillo, 17, 3010 West Emerson St., Melrose, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, leaving scene of...

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The Tour for Four: Everett High Football Begins Quest for Division 1 State Title

September 4, 2013
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The Everett High football team will open its season against powerful Springfield Central Friday night at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. Coach John DiBiaso’s Crimson Tide gridmen have won three Super Bowl titles in a row. Springfield is the defending Division 1 Western Mass. champion with its only loss last season coming at the hands...

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Obituaries 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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Frances Simonelli Lifelong Everett Resident Frances M. (Harrington) Simonelli, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on August 29 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.  She was 82 years old. A homemaker, she was the beloved wife of the late Peter V. Simonelli for over 61 years; the dear and devoted mother of...

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