Monthly Archives: May 2017

Law Day

May 19, 2017
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Law Day

Judge Hogan and Judge Barnes, of Malden District Court, welcomed local students and their families into the courtroom for Law Day last Friday, May 12. The annual event, sponsored by First District Eastern Middlesex Bar Association, honored five students with scholarships and an afternoon getting acquainted with the court. Everett High senior Victor Odiwuor...

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Memorial Service

May 19, 2017
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Memorial Service

Friends and family of Officer Tom Goyetche, who passed away in March, attended in his remembrance. Maria Bussell and Goyetche’s wife, Maureen, shared a tender moment during the ceremony as Carol Herbert stood close behind them.

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Fighting Graffiti One Mural at a Time:Students, Mayor Team up for Solution

May 19, 2017
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Fighting Graffiti One Mural at a Time:Students, Mayor Team up for Solution

By Seth Daniel After the anti-graffiti efforts of scores of volunteers last month were thwarted by a renegade vandal, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and School Supt. Fred Foresteire teamed up to put together a program they believe will detract vandals from spray painting ‘tags’ on the Northern Strand Community Trail. The solution: Art. About a...

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Competitive Edge:Wynn Boston Harbor Pushing for Special, Limited 4 A.M. Liquor License

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Citing the need to be competitive in a business with narrow margins, Wynn Boston Harbor is pushing strongly for a provision in the State Budget that would allow them to serve liquor on the gaming floor for an extra two hours at night – until 4 a.m. A typical liquor license...

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Police Establish Impact Team for Added Patrols, Attention

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Citing higher staffing levels, Chief Steve Mazzie said his department has established an impact team to patrol “hot spots” and take care of quality of life concerns. Mazzie said he started the new patrol two weeks ago after the latest Police Academy graduates finished their local training – freeing up more...

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City Eliminates Basketball at Swan Street Park on Trial Basis

May 19, 2017
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By Katy Rogers A heated discussion arose for Everett residents during a meeting at City Hall regarding the Swan Street Park renovation that presented a plan which included a renovated basketball court – a major point of contention for neighbors who believe the court contributes to public safety problems. After much discussion, and City...

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Proposed School Budget Would Cut 70 Positions in Everett

May 19, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. When the City Council meets with the School Department on Wednesday, May 31, to discuss the proposed school budget for fiscal Year 2018, they’ll be considering a school budget that is $357,854 less than last year, even with $2 million in additional funding proposed by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and City...

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Letter to the Editor

May 19, 2017
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Haitian Heritage Month May is Officially Proclaimed Haitian Heritage Month in most parts of the country and it is likewise, in Everett. In the current geo-political conjuncture that encompasses anti-immigrant sentiments and policies, with the painful remnants of the Haitian earthquake and the disastrous impact of a cholera epidemic in Haiti, many Haitian-Americans experience...

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Remember Social Host Law

May 19, 2017
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By Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria The end of the school year brings many celebrations and excitement for students and families in Everett. In just a few short weeks we’ll celebrate the graduating Class of 2017 and students will be attending prom and other year-end parties. As a community it is important to honor these...

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A Reasonable Request

May 19, 2017
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The state legislators are in the process of crafting and voting on legislation that will allow Wynn Boston Harbor to serve liquor until 4 a.m. on its gambling floor. There is time to make sure that the wording for this bill will be correct and also protect all residents of Massachusetts. One cannot speak...

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