Monthly Archives: June 2017

Police Briefs 06-14-2017

June 17, 2017
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Saturday, 5/13 Samuel Higgins, 26, 88 Gerrish Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, leaving scene of property damage and on warrant. Monday, 5/15 Julio Ayala, 19, 197 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, 5/16 Fabricio Cerqueira, 37, 30 Shute St., Everett, was arrested for unlicensed operation of...

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Technology is Killing Us

June 17, 2017
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It often is said that technology is a two-edged sword. While it certainly is true that advances in technology bring many benefits, those benefits often find themselves subject to the law of unintended consequences.The dramatic rise in cell phone use represents a clear example of how technology can have an adverse impact on our...

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Obituaries 06-14-2017

June 17, 2017
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Thomas G. Kennedy, Esq. Self-employed attorney and land developer Thomas G. Kennedy, Esq.  of Everett, formerly of Topsfield, entered into rest unexpectedly on June 9. He was 67 years old. Born in Everett, Tom lived in Topsfield for many years before returning to Everett. He was a graduate of Suffolk Law School and worked...

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Celebrity Bartender Fundraiser

June 9, 2017
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Celebrity Bartender Fundraiser

School Committee Chairman Frank Parker raffled off a pair of Red Sox tickets to help support the Devens Elementary School fund during Sunday’s celebrity bartender event at Stewart’s Pub. A number of local officials over the past several months have taken up residence behind the bar to raise money for their favorite charities. Councilor...

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Spring Arts Festival

June 9, 2017
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Spring Arts Festival

Janice McPhee stood proudly alongside her painting of Nefertiti at the Everett Arts Association’s 49th Annual Spring Arts Festival at the Connolly Center last weekend. More than 100 works from local artists were on display at the Center.

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Gov Baker Visits Wynn Boston Harbor for First Time

June 9, 2017
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Gov Baker Visits Wynn Boston Harbor for First Time

By Seth Daniel Gov. Charlie Baker and a full entourage of state officials visited the Wynn Boston Harbor site on Thursday, June 1, joining Wynn officials, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and State Rep. Joe McGonagle for an in-depth tour of the site. Gov. Baker arrived around 11:30 a.m. at the Charlton Street building and paused...

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Make Way for Wynn:Steel Goes up on the Tower, Gas Station about to Go

June 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the steel bones of the new Lower Broadway begin to climb to the sky at the Wynn Boston Harbor, old stalwarts on the roadway are about to disappear. Wynn Boston Harbor announced this week that it will begin the demolition of the former Mobil Gas Station on Lower Broadway –...

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On Line:Wynn Boston Harbor Launches Social Media Sites after Long Wait

June 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the Wynn Boston Harbor project in Everett wound its way through the licensing process, the appeals, the permitting and the early construction phases, people often would often scan their phones or computers for a social media site to get the latest information from the company. But those searches were often...

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National Grid Response Deadline Coming Next Week on Malden River

June 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is still waiting to hear from National Grid regarding a decision to open up the riverfront at its property on the Malden River in Everett and Malden. Spokesman Ed Coletta said the deadline for the Chapter 91 hearing response is on June 13. “We...

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Parlin School Closing June 16 for Expansion

June 9, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett School Committee officially voted Monday night to allow the Albert N. Parlin School to officially close for the school year on June 16, so that a planned reconstruction project could begin and be completed before the start of next school year. According to Assistant Superintendent Charles Obremski, the...

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