Monthly Archives: March 2014

EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

March 28, 2014
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EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief Steven Mazzie are pleased to report that the City is renovating and restoring the machine shop area of the old Everett High School into a training facility for Everett K9 teams.  The facility will also be utilized by several other surrounding towns and cities’ K9 departments. The new facility...

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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

March 28, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

State Senator Sal DiDomenico officially endorsed Treasurer Steve Grossman’s candidacy for governor today at an event at the Webster School in Everett highlighting Grossman’s educational platform and commitment to universal pre-k. “I’m supporting Steve Grossman for Governor because I know when elected, Steve will work to make universal Pre-K not just a dream, but...

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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

March 28, 2014
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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

Derek S. Bankus says the United States of America has the finest military in the world. Bankus, a 2013 graduate of Everett High School, has been accepted for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. He has begun strength and conditioning workouts in preparation for his entry in to the Marines’ basic training (boot...

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Planning Board to Review Medical Marijuana Zoning: Will Make Recommendation to City Council for Passage

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council sent a new Medical Marijuana zoning by-law to the Planning Board Monday night which, if adopted, will establish where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities could locate in the city. Ever since the state’s medical marijuana law was passed by voters in November 2012, municipal bodies around the state have...

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City Council Establishes New Six-percent Hotel Tax

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday night to accept the recommendation of its subcommittee on Community and Business Development and adopt a six-percent room occupancy excise, or hotel tax, on all hotel and lodging rooms in the city. City Councilor Stephen Simonelli was curiously the only member of the Council who did not...

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So, This Is Spring?

March 28, 2014
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Although the calendar told us that spring officially arrived last Thursday, Mother Nature, as usual, has decided on her own time frame for when she will allow spring to be sprung. As we are writing this editorial at the beginning of the week, the weatherman is telling us that temperatures will remain below freezing all day for the next two days...

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Spring Cleaning Time

March 28, 2014
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Clean up, clean up, Everybody everywhere Clean, clean up, Everybody do your share. For our readers with children, the above phrases will be recognized as coming from a song by Barney, the Purple Dinosaur.  But they are as apropos as anything else we can think of to remind our readers that springtime also means clean-up time. This is the time...

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EHS Baseball Team Preparing for 2014 Campaign

March 28, 2014
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Although the Everett High baseball team, which compiled a superb 15-5 record last season and captured the Greater Boston League championship, lost many of its starters to graduation, EHS head coach Joe Lento is looking forward to the coming 2014 campaign. “We graduated many of our top players, but we have a strong nucleus returning,” said Lento. The 2014 edition...

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Obituaries 03-26-2014

March 28, 2014
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Barbara Hofhaug Clerical Worker Who Enjoyed Life to the Fullest, retired at age 80 Barbara G. (MacDonald) Hofhaug died early Sunday morning, March 23, in her Gloucester home. She was 92 years old. She was born in Everett on May 11, 1921. Her husband, Rolf, was also born in Everett, where they met. They...

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EHS Allied Health Academy Members Visit Body World Exhibit

March 18, 2014
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EHS Allied Health Academy Members Visit Body World Exhibit

Sophomore and junior members of Everett High School’s Allied Health Academy (AHA) visited the Body World Vital Exhibit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston for an educational field trip that directly relates to the AHA’s curriculum and mission. The exhibit is comprised of an arrangement of 15 whole body plastinates, including a baseball player,...

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