Monthly Archives: May 2015

Letters to the Editor

May 21, 2015
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Clarify my position on new City Hall I would like to take a moment of your time to explain the recent actions of the City Council in regards to last Monday’s Council meeting. Presently there is a Bond Order to borrow $17 million dollars to fund several important purchases and projects going forward into...

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Sports 05-20-2015

May 21, 2015
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EHS Roundup EHS baseball team throttles Medford, 8-0 The Everett High baseball team recorded its biggest win in the past few seasons with an 8-0 triumph over Greater Boston League rival Medford, the defending GBL champion, Monday afternoon on the latter’s home field at Playstead Park. There were many heroes for the Crimson Tide, but...

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Obituaries 05-20-2015

May 21, 2015
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Mary Rocco Of Everett Mary O. (Catino) Rocco of Everett died on May 12. She was 93 years old. The beloved wife for 65 years to Henry J. “Hank”, she was the loving sister of Palma (Catino) Burnham and Leonard Catino, both of Everett and the late Anthony, Michael, Julia Mangano, Romeo, Frank, Albert,...

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Out

May 14, 2015
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Out

Everett first basemen Brian Lombardo (16) stretches all the way out to catch the ball and just narrowly get Winthrop’s Zach Fisher (13). While the Everett Chargers took down Malden last week in Glendale Park, they fell to Winthrop by one run.

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Batch Yard Visit

May 14, 2015
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Batch Yard Visit

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and other state officials walk through the campus of The Batch Yard on Lower Broadway last Wednesday, May 6, during a tour of the city. Polito visited Everett as part of a listening tour she’s been conducting across the state.

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Councilors Absences Puts Most Important Business Off:Three Absences and a Late Arrival Force Major Agenda Items to Be Delayed

May 14, 2015
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The Everett City Council, with three members absent Monday night and a fourth not arriving until nearly an hour late, chose to put off debate and decision on several major agenda items, including several requests for funding and the much debated adoption of the proposed new administrative code that would create a new Office...

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Council Effort to Delay City Hall Proposal Fails

May 14, 2015
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I thought the city’s move to a new charter and a single-unified legislative body was supposed to make it easier for the city to make progress and remain flexible in a modern environment. Instead, it almost seems like a concerted effort is being made by some members of the new City Council to obstruct...

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Watered Down:Everett’s Water Usage Numbers Down by 60 Percent As Conservation Wins Out

May 14, 2015
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The battle against wasted water has been won, according to officials at state levels – who note, and astonishingly so, that Everett’s water usage is down 60 percent since 1985. In news regarding water conservation, the MWRA revealed to the Independent that a 10-year trend towards conservation arrived at a seminal moment in 2014...

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Incumbents to Square Off in Ward 4 Race

May 14, 2015
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As the City Election nears, Ward 4 will see an interesting and rare race – two incumbents facing off against one another. The news broke last week that current At-Large Councillor Mike Mangan had pulled papers for a run in Ward 4 instead of running again for an at-large bid. That put him squarely...

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Good Jobs at Good Wages

May 14, 2015
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The Wynn Regional Trade Union Job Fair was a huge success, drawing hundreds of residents interested in jobs relating to the construction of the new $1.7 billion Wynn resort/casino in Everett. The well-organized and well-publicized job fair heightens the enthusiasm that Everett has for this project, a firm endorsement that began when our residents...

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