Monthly Archives: December 2013

ISD Makes Progress on Blighted Properties

December 24, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Director of Inspectional Services, Jim Soper, are pleased to report that ISD has made substantial progress in identifying and controlling blighted, abandoned, and illegal properties. The Inspectional Services Department recently began the process for receivership for three Everett properties: 28 Central Ave, 181 Nichols Street, and 58 High Street. Each...

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It’s Not Too Late: Please Remember Those in Need

December 24, 2013
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The economists may tell us that we finally have turned a corner in the recovery from the debacle of the Great Recession of the Bush years, but  statistics only tell part of the story. The cold, harsh reality for many Americans is that economic recovery still is only a dream in a world where...

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Hockey Team Wins Opening Two Contests

December 24, 2013
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The Everett High hockey team enjoyed a successful opening week, defeating Mystic Valley, 4-3, Wednesday and East Boston on Saturday, 3-0. The season-opener against Mystic Valley at Allied Veterans Rink saw freshman Marc Faia earn the distinction of lighting the lamp for the first time this season with a goal in the first period,...

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Obituaries 12-25-2013

December 24, 2013
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Sondra Barham-Collins Of Everett Sondra Barham-Collins of Everett died on December 19. She was the wife of Douglas Madden Sr.; mother of Ryan Keith Collins and Douglas Madden Jr., both of Everett; daughter of Roger Barham and his wife, Roberta of Everett and Elaine D’Amore and her husband, Richard of Fitchburg; sister of Brenda...

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Mayor and City Team Up with Bruins and Wynn Everett to Help Those in Need

December 20, 2013
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Mayor and City Team Up with Bruins and Wynn Everett to Help Those in Need

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently welcomed Wynn Everett and the Boston Bruins Organization to City Hall for the Bruins Annual Holiday Toy Shopping and Delivery event. The Bruins Organization and Blades the Bear delivered hundreds of toys to City Hall to be distributed to Everett children for Christmas.  The Bruins players previously picked out the...

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Progress: Renovation of Council Chambers Underway

December 20, 2013
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Progress: Renovation of Council Chambers Underway

Visitors to the Peter J. McCarren Memorial Chamber for Monday night’s Joint Convention had to have noticed the progress that is being made on the renovations that will prepare the Chamber to serve the new City Council, beginning on January 6, 2014. Several rows of the theater style seats that had served as the...

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Underhanded Deals: MGC Pins Silent Ownership Claim on Jailhouse Conversations Between Lightbody and Bufalino

December 20, 2013
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Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) members voted to allow the Wynn Resort casino to move forward on its site in Everett, but not before MGC investigators said they believe Revere businessman Charlie Lightbody and Winthrop developer Gary DeCicco (Atlantis Marina in Winthrop and Fowler Marina in Revere) – both convicted felons – have a hidden...

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Zoning By-laws Updated to Match New Charter

December 20, 2013
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The Everett Board of Aldermen and Common Council met in Joint Convention and then each met separately on Monday night – 15 minutes apart – to adopt zoning amendments to the Everett Zoning Ordinance, that will allow the zoning code to conform with the new form of government, which takes power the first week...

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Nelson Mandela: A Truly Unique and Wonderful Man

December 20, 2013
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The outpouring of world-wide respect for Nelson Mandela, the former leader of South Africa who passed away December 5 at the age of 95, is unprecedented in the world we live in today. No one reading this editorial can even begin to imagine or comprehend the hardships he encountered during his long life: Here...

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Police Briefs 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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11/27 Richard Prince, 31, 39 Allston St., Charlestown, MA, was arrested for Operating under the Influence of Drugs and resisting arrest. Jahzelle Wolcott, 19, 201 Chelsea St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant.

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