Monthly Archives: March 2017

Elderly Man Found Dead in Oakland Ave Apartment

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The case of an elderly man found dead in his Oakland Avenue apartment on Saturday, Feb. 25, is now being handled by Everett Police and State Police as a homicide. The ruling came from the Medical Examiner on Monday morning, after Everett Police had turned over the body of the man...

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City Excited to Unveil Everett Square Study on March 14

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City and Utile Design will unveil the fruits of many months of study in and around Everett Square at the City Council meeting on March 14. Exactly one year ago, the City contracted with Utile Design of Boston – one of the top streetscape designers in the region – to...

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Lower Mystic Work Group Plans Meeting on March 13

March 3, 2017
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The Lower Mystic Regional Working Group (LMRWG), has scheduled a Discussion Group on March 13 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss preliminary long-term plans for the Sullivan Square area. The meeting was re-scheduled after snow caused the Feb. 13 meeting to be cancelled. It will take place in the Keverian Room, Everett City Hall, 484 Broadway, Everett....

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City Officials Apply to MGC for Funds to Study Bus Lane

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City of Everett has applied to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) for a $150,000 grant to study the idea of extending the bus-only lane from Sweetster Circle to the City Line along Lower Broadway. The bus-only lane was unveiled on the western side of Broadway by the City, the MBTA...

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Veterinarians:Warriors in the Battle Against Disease

March 3, 2017
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By Dr. Arve Lee Willingham Don’t breathe a sigh of relief just yet. Even though the World Health Organization recently declared that the Zika virus is no longer a global health emergency, other diseases are growing more threatening each day. Consider leptospirosis, a bacterial disease transmitted through infected animal urine that claimed dozens of...

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Letter to the Editor

March 3, 2017
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New options for consumers To the Editor, The sharing economy is changing the way the world does business, delivering new options for consumers and extra income for service providers like those who occasionally rent out space in their home on a short-term basis. That’s a good thing. But as these new technologies continue to...

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Thank You, Gov Baker

March 3, 2017
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The announcement this week by Governor Charlie Baker and Lieut. Gov. Karyn Polito of the release of $335,735 (out of a total of $5.7 million to cities and towns across the state) in competitive grants to Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Revere, Somerville and Winthrop for use in targeting gang violence comes as welcome...

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Sports 03-01-2017

March 3, 2017
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EHS Roundup Faia sets new career scoring mark as EHS hockey wraps up season   Although the Everett High hockey team dropped its final contest of the season by a 6-3 margin to Cambridge last week, EHS head coach Erick Kainen noted many positive aspects to the contest. “Cambridge is one of the better...

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Obituaries 03-01-2017

March 3, 2017
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Edward McCarthy Retired truck driver Edward F. McCarthy of Everett entered into rest on Sunday, February 26 in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford after a period of failing health. He was 71 years old. Ed was born in Somerville and lived in Everett for many years. He was a truck driver by profession...

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