Monthly Archives: March 2016

Police Briefs 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Monday, 2/8 Jonathan Pabon, 24, 53 Arlington St., Lynn, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Wednesday, 2/10 Joshua Figaro, 22, 58 Decatur St., Charlestown, was arrested for default warrant. Thursday, 2/11 Bianca Gell, 18, 104 Linden St., Malden, was arrested for receiving and buying stolen merchandise. Shaina Medina, 19, 54 Central...

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‘Spotlight’ is an Important Film for Healing and Renewal

March 11, 2016
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By Cardinal Sean O’Malley Spotlight is an important film for all impacted by the tragedy of clergy sexual abuse. By providing in-depth reporting on the history of the clergy sexual abuse crisis, the media led the Church to acknowledge the crimes and sins of its personnel and to begin to address its failings, the...

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Driving Bill will Save Lives and Injuries

March 11, 2016
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House and Senate elected officials have a chance to pass a solid public safety bill that would put the brakes on Massachusetts drivers using hand-held mobile electrical devices while on the road. The bill would make it illegal to use cell-phones while driving and prohibit drivers from entering information by hand to a GPS...

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Sports 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Everett bests Charlestown in tourney opener Zidor, Boyce, power Tide to 68-61 victory By Cary Shuman Everett basketball coach John DiBiaso couldn’t have asked for a better start to Saturday’s MIAA State Tournament game versus Charlestown. Jordan McAfee hit two three-pointers, Ghared Boyce had one three-pointer, and Donnell Skeen had a basket as the...

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Obituaries 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Virginia Silva Of Everett Virginia (Schacht) Silva of Everett passed away on March 5. She was 85 years old. Born in Everett, she was the loving daughter of the late Edwin and Georgina (Peters) Schacht; beloved wife of the late Robert Silva; loving mother of Robert Silva, Jr., Steven Silva, Brian Silva, Daniel Silva,...

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Well Played

March 4, 2016
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Well Played

Dante Gulla of the Everett High String Orchestra concentrates as he plays the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ on Monday night prior to Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Midterm Address. Members of the City Council, School Committee and the community gathered in the Council Chambers to hear the mayor’s priorities for 2016. Among some of those priorities were...

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Tide Against Cancer Night

March 4, 2016
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Tide Against Cancer Night

Megan Zukowski, Olivia Piarazala, Kayla Rossi, Bridget Gonzalez and Celest Fuccillo hold their Ella’s Army bracelets up in he air during last Thursday night’s double-header for girls’ and boys’ basketball – the season finale. The game also represented a more serious moment, as it was the ‘Tide Against Cancer Night,’ in which Ella O’Donnell,...

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State of the City:DeMaria Focuses on Health and Growth

March 4, 2016
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State of the City:DeMaria Focuses on Health and Growth

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria delivered his annual State of the City speech Monday night, focusing on recent initiatives to improve the overall health of Everett residents and children, improvements to parks and other outdoor recreational resources, investment in and improvement of city facilities and the growth of the city’s business...

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Somerville Boycott Gets Mixed Reactions in Everett

March 4, 2016
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Somerville Boycott Gets Mixed Reactions in Everett

By Seth Daniel A new call from many Everett residents to boycott Somerville in the wake of that city’s mayor filing an appeal of the Wynn Everett project, has met with mixed reactions in Everett this week. Former Everett schoolteacher Robin Brickley conceived the idea in the wake of Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone filing...

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School Officials Express Their Anger at Joint Ways & Means Committee Hearing on Education Budget

March 4, 2016
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School Officials Express Their Anger at Joint Ways & Means Committee Hearing on Education Budget

By Seth Daniel The four top education officials in the state, whether they knew it or not, wandered into the heart of several frustrated school districts on Monday when they appeared for a special Joint Ways & Means Committee hearing on education at Everett High School (EHS). The hearing, brought to EHS by State...

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