Monthly Archives: December 2014

Respect and Class

December 23, 2014
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Frank Champi recently passed away.  I found out about it the morning of his funeral and rushed out of work to be there. Frank was the original director/investigator for Code Enforcement which was initiated by the Common Council I proudly served on in 2006. Frank was a great choice. Franks greatest quality, of which...

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Obituaries 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
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Angelo DiPierro Of Everett Angelo DiPierro of Everett died on December 13. Born in Chiusano San Domenico, Avellino, Italy, he was the husband of Filomena (Moullo); father of Jerry, Nicole R. and her fiance’, Mario, Anthony and his wife, Elizabeth, and Michael J., all of Everett; son of the late Ciriaco and Nicolina (Cataldo);...

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Hidden Gem Art Gallery in Triangle Neighborhood

December 23, 2014
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Hidden Gem Art Gallery in Triangle Neighborhood

Three years ago when Alvin Colon first went into the old industrial building on Garvey and Paris Streets – in the often forgotten Triangle neighborhood off the Parkway – he saw little more than a dusty, wide-open space filled with the rubble of ancient machinery. From that rubble, though, a dream has emerged for...

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Council Sets New Tax Rate for 2015 Average Residential Tax Bill will Increase

December 23, 2014
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The Everett City Council met in special session Monday night to adopt a new tax rate and set the differential between the residential and commercial property tax rates and as a result property owners are facing a good news bad news scenario. On the one hand, the Council voted to adopt a lower tax...

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Council Votes to Set the Maximum Tax Shift Possible

December 23, 2014
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The Everett City Council met in special session on Monday night to set the tax rate for the coming year, but in doing so had several other decisions to make that affected that tax rate. As in year’s past, the Council voted unanimously to adopt a minimum residential factor (MRF) of 1.75, which means...

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Everett Falls in Super Bowl

December 23, 2014
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Everett Falls in Super Bowl

In a Super Bowl showdown matching the top-ranked teams in Massachusetts, No. 1 Xaverian High School bested No. 2 Everett. 38-29, to lay claim to the Division 1 state title Saturday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. The game lived up to expectations as two of the Bay State’s most revered coaches, Everett’s John DiBiaso,...

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Everett Christmas

December 23, 2014
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Everett Christmas

She might have been a little bashful, but Alexis Burgos sat on Santa’s lap Thursday night, Dec. 4, to tell him all about her Christmas wishes while her family snapped photos of the event. Santa Claus made a special stop at Everett City Hall on Dec. 4 to get all the Christmas lists from...

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Somerville Files Lawsuit Against Casino

December 23, 2014
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Everett’s booming neighbor to the south, Somerville, has filed a four-count lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) for awarding the casino license to Wynn Resorts, and has asked the court to reverse the decision that gave Everett its casino project. Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone did not immediately return phone calls requesting comment for...

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Oil Boom Finally Takes Effect on Heating Costs

December 23, 2014
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The convergence of an oil boom in America – along with several other favorable circumstances around the world in the petroleum industry – have local heating oil customers looking at hundreds of dollars in savings this year, and perhaps happy to see (and not dreading to see) the oilman pull up in front of...

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Police Briefs 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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Monday, 11/24/14 Thomas Crowe, 57, 28 Baldwin Ave., Everett, was arrested with breaking and entering in the day with intent to commit a felony. Tuesday, 11/25 Minoca Belyea, 27, 20 Prospect St., Everett, was arrested for being a disorderly person, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. Kristina Lynn H all,...

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