Monthly Archives: February 2016

Enjoy the Long Weekend — And Thank Washington and Lincoln

February 12, 2016
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The President’s Day long weekend is upon us, a time when we can take a bit of a respite from the onslaught of winter (which finally started getting into gear this week) and enjoy time with our families during the public school vacation week. For some of us, the break means a family ski...

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Sports 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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EHS Roundup EHS hockey team defeats Brookline, 7-1 Alumni Skate Saturday The Everett High hockey team moved within one game of reaching the .500 mark with a 7-1 victory over Brookline at B.U.’s Walter Brown Arena Saturday. Marc Faia — who had a pair of four-goal games last week — continued his hot scoring...

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Obituaries 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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Mary Giorgio of East Boston Mary S. (Vitale) Giorgio of East Boston passed away on February 5 surrounded by her loving family. She was 85 years old. The beloved wife of the late Mario Giorgio, she was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Rocco and Antonetta (Blasi) Vitale. She was the devoted...

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GBL Champions

February 4, 2016
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GBL Champions

Everett High girls basketball captain Talia Ricciolo attempts a shot in a game against Medford earlier this season. Riccioli scored 14 points in a win over Malden that clinched Everett’s first Greater Boston League championship.

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Major Arrests by Feds:State Hit MS-13 in Everett,Elsewhere

February 4, 2016
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Major Arrests by Feds:State Hit MS-13 in Everett,Elsewhere

In an unexpected and shocking roundup of El Salvadoran MS-13 gang members in Everett, Chelsea, East Boston, Somerville, Revere, and elsewhere, federal, state and local officials announced Friday morning that they believed they had put a significant dent in the alleged murderous and criminal gang known in Spanish as ‘La Mara Salvatrucha.’ Around 5...

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EPS Food Service Provider Responds to Health,and Other Concerns

February 4, 2016
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EPS Food Service Provider Responds to Health,and Other Concerns

The food service provider for the Everett Public Schools (EPS) is reassuring the mayor and residents that it is fully committed to forwarding the administration’s agenda for a healthy community. From the opening of the Everett Wellness Center to the launch of an affordable “Fresh Meals” program, Mayor Carlo DeMaria is taking bold steps...

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Everett Teens in MS-13 Gang Charged with Jan 3 Murder

February 4, 2016
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Two Everett teens affiliated with the MS-13 gang were arrested and arraigned this week on murder charges for the Jan. 3 murder of Omar Wilfredo Reyes under the Tileston Street Bridge. Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan announced Monday that Jose Vasquez Ardon, 17, of Everett, and Cristian Nunez-Flores, 17, of Everett, were both...

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Boston, Wynn Come to Terms on Surrounding Community Agreement

February 4, 2016
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In the end, it was Mayor Martin Walsh and Wynn CEO Steve Wynn who got down to the nitty gritty – successfully negotiating directly with one another all last week on a Surrounding Community Agreement (SCA) for Boston that has some accommodations for Charlestown and Boston, including mitigation money for traffic and direct mitigation...

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Long-Despised BWSC Plant on Everett Line could be History

February 4, 2016
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Long-Despised BWSC Plant on Everett Line could be History

While Boston’s decision to end its fight with Wynn was huge news in Everett for all corners of the City, a surprise addition touted as a gift to Charlestown was perhaps a great olive branch to the City of Everett – eliminating the long-disdained Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) Sludge Plant sitting right...

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Everett’s Alliance Security Lands First Local Wynn Contract

February 4, 2016
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Everett’s Alliance Security Lands First Local Wynn Contract

In what is expected to be the first of many business deals with Everett companies, Alliance Security last month became the first Everett company to contract with the Wynn casino company. As of January, Alliance Security – based on Broadway – began providing site security for the Wynn Everett construction site. Making security checks...

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