Monthly Archives: December 2015

Obituaries 12-23-2015

December 24, 2015
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Catherine ‘Kay’ McCarthy Former member of St. Therese Ladies Sodality, the Irma Club and the Sunshine Club Catherine “Kay” (Presti) McCarthy of Everett passed away on December 15. She was 94 years old. Kay was a former member of St. Therese Ladies Sodality, the Irma Club, and the Sunshine Club. She was the beloved...

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Pictures with Santa

December 17, 2015
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Pictures with Santa

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, his wife Stacy, and their daughter, Alex, met Santa at City Hall last Thursday, Dec. 10, in the annual Pictures with Santa event. The DeMaria Family joined hundreds of other families at City Hall – enjoying hot chocolate, cookies, and a special visit with St. Nick.

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“A Christmas Carol,” Reading

December 17, 2015
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“A Christmas Carol,” Reading

Lynn Moulton gave a ghostly representation of Scrooge’s former partner, Marley, during a dramatic reading of the Christmas classic, “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens. The reading took place last Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Parlin Library.

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State Report Highlights Significant Academic Progress in Everett

December 17, 2015
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State Report Highlights Significant Academic Progress in Everett

Three Everett schools, including the city’s 2,000-plus-student high school, have jumped an entire level in the state’s five-tier academic ratings because of continuing, significant improvements by students on standardized assessment tests.  Everett High moved from Level 3 to Level 2 while both the Keverian and Webster Schools moved from Level 2 to Level 1....

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Statewide Contingent Turns Out for Funeral of Officer Glen Briley

December 17, 2015
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Statewide Contingent Turns Out for Funeral of Officer Glen Briley

By Seth Daniel Hundreds of law enforcement contingents from around the state converged on Everett’s Woodlawn Cemetery Monday in a procession that stretched for blocks in honor of fallen Everett Police Officer Glen Briley, 44, who died suddenly while on patrol Tuesday, Dec. 9. Motorcycles, police cruisers, and police SUVs from Boston, Tyngsboro, Lincoln,...

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Capuano Secures $5 Billion in Federal Transporation Funds, Eyes Sullivan Square

December 17, 2015
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By Seth Daniel When Congressman Michael Capuano was working on a reauthorization of the Federal Transportation funding mechanism – the first such reauthorization in 10 years – he had the whole state of Massachusetts in mind, but certainly one area was a top priority – Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue. Capuano – who was...

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Council Accepts PARC Grant for Whittier Playground

December 17, 2015
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The Everett City Council voted Monday night to accept a $300,000 Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, which will help defray the cost of a planned $1.6 million renovation for the Whittier Playground on Swan St. According to the office of Planning and...

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Police Briefs 12-16-2015

December 17, 2015
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Monday, Nov. 30 Dennis Asten Baker, 45, 29 Pine St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Tanya Morris, 34, 15Staples Ave., Everett, was arrested for two warrants. Tuesday, Dec. 1. Dennis Baker, 45, 29 Pine St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery on a police officer and with resisting arrest. Aaron Toye, 40,...

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Letters to the Editor

December 17, 2015
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Annual Mass Badge – DiDomenico Foundation Gala and Toy Drive for Everett Families I am so proud of the members of Mass Badge and the DiDomenico Foundation for the amazing efforts put forth this past weekend. I can’t believe that we collected well over two thousand toys for families in need across Everett and...

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Sports 12-16-2015

December 17, 2015
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In the Middle, At the Top Stanfield earns second All-New England selection By Cary Shuman Nick Stanfield received virtually every major award that was attainable during his splendid football career at Framingham State University. All-New England – Twice. MASCAC Offensive Lineman of the Year – Twice. All-MASCAC Team – Three Times. NEFC Rookie of...

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