Monthly Archives: October 2013

Guest Op-Ed: The Need for a Redevelopment Authority

October 11, 2013
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At the most recent Rules and Ordinances meeting, my administration made a presentation on the importance of establishing a Redevelopment Authority for the City.  On Monday night, the Council joined me in supporting a Redevelopment Authority and I urge the Aldermen to join us in supporting this important initiative. A Redevelopment Authority, which is...

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6 Managed Care Organizations Selected for Health Care Coverage

October 11, 2013
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Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) John Polanowicz  announced last week that six managed care organizations have been selected to provide comprehensive health care coverage for low-income adults who will qualify for the new MassHealth CarePlus program as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) starting in 2014. The ACA allows states to...

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Yard Waste Pickup Program Entering Final Two Months – October and November

October 11, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to remind all residents of the final two months of the 2013 Yard Waste Program. Yard waste must be placed curbside by 7:00AM and will be collected only on Saturdays on the days listed below: October 12th and 26th November 16th and 30th A reminder to residents that yard...

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Police Briefs 10-09-2013

October 11, 2013
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September 23 Fredy Castro, 46, 26 Russell ST., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Fadi Zailah, 53, 6 Saugus Ave., Saugus, was arrested for aggravated assault and battery. September 25 Henry Acosta, 19, 59 Bruman Rd., Chelsea, was arrested for attempt to commit a crime, operating motor vehicle with suspended...

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Tide Romps in Homecoming Game, 28-0

October 11, 2013
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Before the homecoming game Coach DiBiaso wrote “2001 Thanksgiving” on the white board in the locker room. He asked some of his veteran coaches to talk about that day and what it meant to the Everett football program. For Coach DiBiaso, the day has never lost significance when it came to coaching his team...

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Obituaries 10-09-2013

October 11, 2013
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Walter Currant Shriner and 75 Year Member of Boy Scouts Walter L. Currant of Wakefield, formerly of Everett, died on  October 5 at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. He was 92 years old. Mr. Currant was born in Medford on December 28, 1921, the son of the late Walter I. and Margaret C. (Denmark) Currant....

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Massive Homecoming Celebration Saturday: Parade Will Honor Carlos Arredondo

October 3, 2013
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Massive Homecoming Celebration Saturday: Parade Will Honor Carlos Arredondo

The Everett Public Schools (EPS) and its Homecoming 2013 organizers have finalized plans for this Saturday’s day-long festivities, highlighted by an extravagant parade and culminating in a football game between the Crimson Tide and their Greater Boston League rivals from Cambridge Rindge & Latin. The 2013 Everett High School Homecoming Parade will be held...

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Question of the Week What Are the Priorities for the School?: Demaria, Van Campen Share Their Approaches for Providing for the Schools

October 3, 2013
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Question of the Week What Are the Priorities for the School?: Demaria, Van Campen Share Their Approaches for Providing for the Schools

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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Joint Convention of Bi-cameral Government Convened Monday: More than 60 Former, Present Members of the Body on Hand to Record History

October 3, 2013
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Joint Convention of Bi-cameral Government Convened Monday: More than 60 Former, Present Members of the Body on Hand to Record History

With just a little over three months remaining in Everett’s first form of municipal government, members of the Boards of Aldermen and Common Council – past and present – convened in the Council Chambers Monday night to witness the final Joint Convention of city government before the new city government takes over on January...

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Happy 105th

October 3, 2013
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Happy 105th

Residents of Whitney-Lorenti House on Summer Street, joined with Lucy Sylvester on September 27, to celebrate her 105th birthday. She was born in 1908. State Representative Wayne Matewsky presented Lucy with a citation on behalf of the House of Representatives, The Mayor and the City Council.

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