Monthly Archives: March 2016

Quiet Leader Joe Rainone Made An Impact on Many Lives

March 25, 2016
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Quiet Leader Joe Rainone Made An Impact on Many Lives

By Seth Daniel When Joe Rainone would score a touchdown for the Everett High Crimson Tide, he never spiked the ball or did a touchdown dance. Instead, the quiet leader and superstar running back from the late 1980s would look for the referee and run over to hand him the ball. Despite his records...

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Boosting Student Achievement in Everett:Discussion on how Everett Improved its Rankings from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

March 25, 2016
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Boosting Student Achievement in Everett:Discussion on how Everett Improved its Rankings from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

In December of 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced that every school in Everett has achieved Level 1 or Level 2 status on its five-tier academic rating system. This is a rare distinction among urban school systems and a great source of pride for the community. To highlight and amplify...

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FY’17 School Budget Beginning to Take Shape

March 25, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. School Committee member David Ela informed the School Committee Monday night that the Finance Committee will be bringing forth a budget proposal for a $73,515,225 fiscal year 2017 budget at its next meeting on April 4. That budget figure includes a $69,015,225 operating budget and a $4.5 million capital budget...

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Growing Enrollments Forcing Schools to look in to an Addition to Everett High:City Already Undertaking Feasibility Study for Keverian School Community

March 25, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett School Committee voted unanimously on Monday night to authorize Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire to ask the city government to submit a statement of interest for an addition at Everett High School. Assistant Superintendent Thomas Stella explained to the School Committee that their vote would essentially repeat a similar...

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Police Briefs 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Monday, 2/29 Christina Telesford, 23, 33, Franklin St., Everett, was arrested on three warrants. Tuesday, 3/1 Kristian Flanagan, 44, 4 Mead St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Adam Savage, 31, Hampton, N.H., was arrested on a warrant. Jessica Savage, 35, Hampton, N.H., was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, 3/2 Leandro DaSilva, 30, 4 Mead...

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Obama in Cuba

March 25, 2016
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The decision by President Obama to open the diplomatic doors to Cuba and begin the process of bringing that nation into the modern world acknowledges something that has been a reality for decades: the Cold War is over. Yes, the dictatorial regime of the Castro brothers is antithetical to the democratic values we espouse....

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Happy Easter

March 25, 2016
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Not only does Easter come early this year, but Monday’s snowstorm hardly seemed Easter-like. But regardless of what Mother Nature has in store for us, Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin...

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Obituaries 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Robert ‘Sully’ Sullivan Former volunteer groundskeeper at Immaculate Conception Church of Everett Former volunteer groundskeeper at Immaculate Conception Church of Everett Robert J. “Sully” Sullivan passed away on Tuesday, March 15 at the West Revere Health Center where he was receiving supportive care for the past several days following a lengthy illness. He was...

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No Better Place than Stewart’s Pub for St Pat’s

March 17, 2016
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No Better Place than Stewart’s Pub for St Pat’s

By Katy Rogers As a local favorite, many anticipate celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Stewart’s Pub on the corner of Elm Street and Jefferson Avenue on Thursday, March 17, and throughout the weekend. Stewart’s takes pride in being the only Irish Bar in the city of Everett, and has become a well-known destination for...

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New Focus on Opioid Crisis Forcing Action:Mckinnon,Council Subcommittee Helping to Share Information

March 17, 2016
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New Focus on Opioid Crisis Forcing Action:Mckinnon,Council Subcommittee Helping to Share Information

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. When the Everett City Council voted last month to establish its own task force to address the opioid crisis in Everett, Committee chairman John Leo McKinnon said the committee would be a real working committee that would meet with the Board of health and Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s already established Opioid...

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