Monthly Archives: July 2015

Taking Action:Former ‘Yes on 3’ Leader Files Taxpayer Suit on Wynn MBTA Land Purchase in Everett

July 14, 2015
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Saying that if state agencies and commissions aren’t going to look out for the taxpayers of Massachusetts, then the taxpayers will certainly keep an eye on the casino industry for them – and long-time anti-casino advocate John Ribeiro has taken the lead in that vein this week in filing a taxpayer lawsuit regarding the...

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Slate of Candidates Taking Shape:July 16 is Last Day to Pull Papers, July 20 Last Day to Submit

July 14, 2015
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With just a little over a week to go before the deadlines to pull nomination papers (Thu., July 16) and submit them for certification (Mon., July 20), a large slate of candidates is emerging, as every incumbent Councilor is facing a challenge from at least one challenger. In all, 31 candidates have pulled papers...

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Police, Community Talk Frankly about Race and Use of Force

July 14, 2015
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Everett Police and several residents and officials packed the Zion Church Ministries last Tuesday, June 30, for a frank discussion on race and policing in Everett that lasted more than two hours. The proactive panel was part of an ongoing dialogue between the police and the community – especially communities of color – that...

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Grand Jury Returns Rape Indictment

July 14, 2015
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Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced last week that a Middlesex County Grand Jury has indicted Sami Sherif,19, of Everett on one count of rape. An arraignment date for Sherif is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, July 8, in Middlesex Superior Court. On Saturday, March 7, at approximately 6:45 a.m., a young woman...

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Police Briefs 07-08-2015

July 14, 2015
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Monday 6/22 Jeff Beauvil 19 of 66 Veterans Ave. Everett Was charged with operating a motor vechile with a suspended or revoked license Tuesday 6/23 Noureddine A. Belaid 53 of 370 Ferry St. Everett Was charged with speeding with motor vehicle causing unreasonable noise and with Assault and battery on a police officer Felix...

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Obituaries 07-08-2015

July 14, 2015
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Anthony ‘Tony’ DiBattista Retired auto body shop owner; member of Everett Auxiliary Police, Lions and Elks Anthony “Tony” DiBattista of Everett passed away at N.E. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford on June 30. He was 96 years old. Tony was US Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Everett Auxiliary...

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Rib Eating Contest

July 3, 2015
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Rib Eating Contest

Everett Police Officer Anthony Dinuccio takes a bite into his ribs during the Texas Roadhouse Rib Eating Challenge for charity last Saturday, June 27. Several police and fire departments from the area participated in the contest, which raised money for the Homes for Our Troops veteran’s charity. Behind the eating skills of Chief Steve...

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Boys & Girls Club Mural Unveiled at Everett Police Station

July 3, 2015
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Boys & Girls Club Mural Unveiled at Everett Police Station

Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to congratulate the Everett Police Department (EPD) and the Boys & Girls Club (BGC) on a successful collaboration that brought a new mural to the Everett Police Department. The EPD and BGC worked together over the last few months to create a piece of art that depicts several important...

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Small Boston Board the Center of Newest Casino Controversy

July 3, 2015
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Just five days before receiving a pointed rejection letter from the Boston’s transportation commissioner concerning a critical Sullivan Square approval process for intermediate traffic improvements, Wynn officials say they met cordially with Mayor Martin Walsh and a top transportation planner to implement changes Boston wanted and to increase the budget for the project by...

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The Political Race Heating Up

July 3, 2015
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The nomination paper season continues to be as hot as fire as new twists continue to develop with potential candidates entering the race. This week, former State Rep. Wayne Matewsky has pulled papers to run at-large. He told the Independent last week that he intended to pull papers as he still had a lot...

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