Monthly Archives: October 2013

Honoring Dr. Alfred Mavilio

October 25, 2013
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Honoring Dr. Alfred Mavilio

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to present Dr. Alfred Mavilio, owner of Mavilio Alfred P DDS on Broadway, with a citation honoring 53 years of practicing dentistry in the City of Everett. Dr. Mavilio is a graduate of Everett High School, a graduate of Boston University, where he received his bachelor’s degree and a graduate of...

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What Are Each Candidates Top Priorities?

October 25, 2013
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What Are Each Candidates Top Priorities?

As a lead up to the upcoming Mayoral election, the first in Everett’s history that will give the Mayor a four-year term, The Everett Independent has engaged the two candidates for Mayor – Incumbent Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Alderman Robert Van Campen – with a series of questions about their ideas for leading the...

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Debate Is on: DeMaria, VanCampen to Square-off on Nov. 1

October 25, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Ward 5 Alderman Robert Van Campen have agreed to a Mayoral Debate in advance of the November 5 election, giving voters a chance to see and compare the two candidates side by side . The candidates will meet at Everett High School at 7 p.m., on Friday, November 5. The...

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Suffolk Downs Casino Vote Must Go Forward

October 25, 2013
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The future of the Suffolk Downs resort casino proposal remained in doubt this week, even as Secretary of State William Galvin ruled that the November 5, referendum question must be allowed to go forward and then admitted that the results – no matter what the outcome – could end up being legally challenged by...

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DeMaria to Present Zoning for Lower Broadway District

October 25, 2013
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On Monday, October 28th, Mayor Carlo DeMaria will present to the City Council at a Joint Committee meeting, the new Lower Broadway Economic Development District Zoning.  This new zoning is needed to support the proposed Wynn Everett LLC development, and is designed to establish updated land use regulations for much of the Lower Broadway...

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Mike Mattarazzo to Talk about Everett History at Senior Center

October 25, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging welcomes City Clerk and Everett Historian Michael Matarazzo to the Connolly Center on Wednesday, November 13th at 11AM for an in depth discussion on the history of the City of Everett past and present. Matarazzo is an avid collector of Everett memorabilia, and also currently serves as the...

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Election Day Is Nearing

October 25, 2013
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Election Day is less than two weeks away and we urge our readers to start paying close attention to the candidates who they will be meeting as they ask for their votes on November 5. As we have said before and it is reiterated in this week’s Letter to the Editor by Rosemary Miller,...

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Letters Editor

October 25, 2013
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Looking at the new form of government Dear Editor, With the election for the first unicameral government just two weeks away, I feel it is important for the voters of Everett to understand how this change will affect them and how to vote. First and foremost, the new Everett City Council will consist of...

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Guest Op-Ed: the Real Cost of Mayor Demaria’s Government

October 25, 2013
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It costs more per person to run the city of Everett than any other city in Greater Boston. That’s a fact. And it’s a sad fact for local residents.  When you combine the high cost of government with the highest commercial industrial tax rate in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you have a city with...

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Leonard Jordan Announces for Council at Large Seat

October 25, 2013
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The following is the announcement for Leonard Jordan who is a candidate for City Council at Large: Hello, my name is Leonard Jordan and I’m a candidate for councilor at large on the new City Council. I’m running city wide. I’m married to my wife Allison and I’m the father of two sons; Joseph,...

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