Monthly Archives: June 2017

Worth the Waite

June 30, 2017
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Worth the Waite

The Malden River by kayak is something most would shun from, or perhaps never even consider. However, a two-hour jaunt up and down the Malden River last Thursday, June 22, by the Independent with Paddle Boston Kayak Rentals showed that a scenic gem is right at most every Everett resident’s doorstep just waiting to...

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Not Your Average Bocce

June 30, 2017
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Not Your Average Bocce

Doug Lund participated in Saturday’s (June 24) bocce tournament at the Burley home. The annual Burley-Rocco Summer Bocce Tourney has become a tradition for friends and family over the years.

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Re-Imagining:Malden River Greenway Kickoff Draws Large Crowd from Three Communities

June 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Kicking off the re-imagining of the Malden River and the effort to create a Greenway may seem like the kind of meeting that draws a few activists and maybe a couple of die-hard outdoorsy folks. Any notions to that effect though, were soundly rebuffed on Monday night when a standing-room only...

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Malden River A Calm Getaway Among Cool Breezes and Scenic Banks

June 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It might have been an eternity since anyone kayaked up the Malden River, but the Independent took advantage of a new kayak rental outfit on the Mystic River last week, and took a trip up the old river – a river than many hope can be reborn as a great recreational...

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Council Declines to Act in Tenant- Landlord Dispute

June 30, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A tenant and landlord dispute between a property owner on Mystic Street and the business operating at that location, which has ended up in court, nearly spilled over into the City Council Monday night after Councilor John Hanlon asked his colleagues to revoke the business license on a technicality. However,...

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City to Meet with MassPort Regarding Flyover Noise

June 30, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. City Councilor Wayne Matewsky, who has railed against the increase in noise disruption caused by airplane activity at Logan International Airport for years, will soon get his chance to face Massport officials with Mayor Carlo DeMaria at his side. Earlier this month, Matewsky had sponsored an resolution requesting a representative...

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Councilors,Martins Sound Off on Boston Globe ‘Secret Society’ Story

June 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A front-page Boston Globe story profiling District 2 Candidate Stephanie Martins in the June 21 edition – with a quote at the very top of the piece claiming that Everett City Hall is like a “secret society” – has roiled local politics and drawn condemnation from sitting elected officials – as...

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Letter to the Editor

June 30, 2017
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Martins: I admire the current City leadership and hope to join them My name is Stephanie Martins, and I am running to represent Ward 2 on the Everett City Council. We’ve chosen Everett as our home because of its proud and storied past and its wonderfully bright future. I am committed to working as...

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Enjoy A Safe and Sane Fourth

June 30, 2017
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The summer season’s big holiday, the Fourth of July, is upon us. Millions of Americans will be celebrating the holiday — which will be a long and extended four-day weekend for many of us — with friends and family in a multitude of ways. Boating, beaching, mountain hiking, and summer getaways of all kinds...

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Obituaries 06-28-2017

June 30, 2017
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Honorable Lee Johnson Retired First Justice of the Malden District Court Honorable Lee G. Johnson (June 30, 1949 to June 20, 2017) of Medford died peacefully at his home on June 20 after a long and courageous battle with stomach cancer. Judge Johnson brought joy, hope and love to all who were fortunate to...

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