Monthly Archives: May 2014

Planning Board to Consider Medical Marijuana Zoning Amendments: Will Take up New Draft Ordinance at next Meeting

May 13, 2014
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The Everett Planning Board on Monday received a revised zoning ordinance for the purpose of siting possible future medical marijuana dispensaries and operations within the city after the city’s outside legal counsel reviewed the original draft ordinance and suggested several changes. The draft ordinance, which is necessary to help the city plan for and...

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The House of Representatives Votes Favorably to Fund Everett’s Edward G. Connelly Center

May 13, 2014
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With the cooperation and leadership of Everett’s Mayor Carlo DeMaria, State Representative Wayne Matewsky, House Ways & Means Chairmen, Brian Dempsey, House Leader, Paul Donato (Medford), Mystic Valley Elderly Affairs Director, Dan O’Leary, and Everett’s Counsel on Aging Director, Carolyn Lightburn, accumulatively and collectively joined together to advance an amendment to provide funding for...

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Thank You ‘E’ Club of Everett for Your Funding of Scholarships

May 13, 2014
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The ‘E Club of Everett will hold its annual Scholarship Awards Dinner next week at which time eleven outstanding Everett High School students will receive scholarships to help defray the costs of their continuing education. The dinner is always a great and festive event as all “E” Club functions are. Executive Director Vincent Ragucci...

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EHS Softball Team Pounds Somerville, 17-2

May 13, 2014
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The Everett High softball team parlayed a strong pitching performance by Sydnee Bessler and wielded some heavy lumber to cruise to a runaway 17-2 victory over Somerville last week. Bessler went all the way in the pitching circle, fanning 11 enemy batters and yielding just three hits and no earned runs in the route-going seven...

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Obituaries 05-14-2014

May 13, 2014
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George Edwards, Jr. Retired Teacher; Of Florida, formerly of Everett George M. Edwards, Jr. of Fleming Island, Florida, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on May 12 at home in Florida surrounded by his loving family. He was 92 years old. Born in Malden, George lived in Everett for many, many years before moving...

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Ferry Street Ink Helping Autism Awareness Month

May 7, 2014
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Ferry Street Ink Helping Autism Awareness Month

Shawn Coyle (front row, right), owner of Ferry Street Ink, made a generous donation to a local family following his volunteer fundraising efforts during Autism Awareness Month. Shawn is pictured with his son, Shane Coyle (center), and Teresa Newman (left), along with members of the Jepson family and the Ferry Ink staff, at the tattoo...

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High Court Hears Arguments on Important Ballot Question

May 7, 2014
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High Court Hears Arguments on Important Ballot Question

The state Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard arguments on Monday in Boston’s Adams Courthouse concerning a subplot to the casino licensing process that is becoming ever more important as the days go by – that subplot being whether or not a binding statewide ballot question on casinos can go to voters this November. The...

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Student Safety: School Committee Adopts New Fingerprint Policy for Employees, Volunteers

May 7, 2014
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The Everett School Committee adopted a new fingerprint based criminal background check policy Monday night, aimed at complying with a new state law and ensuring even greater security for children in schools. “Basically, anyone who may come into unsupervised contact with children will now have to submit to a fingerprint based criminal history check...

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Memorial Day Services to Be Held at Glenwood Cemetery

May 7, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Veterans Services Commissioner Joe Hickey, would like to invite all residents to join the City’s veteran community on Monday, May 26th for its annual Memorial Day Service. Join us in remembering and honoring the men and women who served our country and paid the ultimate sacrifice.  This year’s service will...

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Wounded Vet Run

May 7, 2014
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Congratulations to State Rep. Carlo Basile, Andrew Biggio and all the Wounded Vet Run organizers for another job well done. As in years past the Wounded Vet Run Sunday, April 27 that brought 3,000 motorcycles through the area to raise money to for Cpl. Andy Kingsley, Cpl. Kevin Dubois and MSGT. Joseph Deslauriers was...

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