Monthly Archives: November 2017

Lending a Helping Hand

November 27, 2017
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Lending a Helping Hand

Jackson Thomas offered a helping hand at the Grace Food Pantry on Sunday morning, Nov. 19, as volunteers like Thomas distributed hundreds and hundreds of pounds of Thanksgiving staples to needy families ahead of the Thursday meal.

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Schiavo Club Thanksgiving Dinner

November 27, 2017
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Schiavo Club Thanksgiving Dinner

Brenda Howard and Ann Wisniewski from the Council on Aging attended Sunday’s annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Schiavo Club, Nov. 19. The dinner brought in scores of local people to celebrate and give thanks prior to the big Thursday meal.

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The Big Comeback:Turkeys are Now a Common Sight in Most Communities, Even in Everett

November 27, 2017
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The Big Comeback:Turkeys are Now a Common Sight in Most Communities, Even in Everett

By Seth Daniel There aren’t too many comeback stories that begin with the phrase, ‘Gobble, Gobble,’ but the story of the once-prolific wild turkey in Massachusetts certainly begins and ends with just such an utterance. Though the wild turkey disappeared from Massachusetts for nearly 180 years, the Thanksgiving bird was once everywhere in the...

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St Therese’s Church to Be Developed into Elderly, Middle-Income Housing

November 27, 2017
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St Therese’s Church to Be Developed into Elderly, Middle-Income Housing

By Seth Daniel The old St. Therese’s Church on Broadway was well known for spending nearly 1,500 days in a vigil protest of the closing of the beloved Parish. Since that vigil ended, it’s simply been vacant, though many have hoped it could find a use that served the community in a spirited way....

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Councilor Matewsky Tops Ticket for Second Straight Cycle

November 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Councilor at-Large Wayne Matewsky has been on the ballot in Everett in one form or another since 1979, but the popular City Councilor said this week that he feels like he is just now reaching his peak – having topped the ticket now in two consecutive City Elections. After having lost...

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Supt Foresteire: Fenway Park Experience Will Be a Memorable One for EHS Football

November 27, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire is calling the Everett High School football team’s appearance at Fenway Park a “once-in-a-lifetime experience” for Crimson Tide players, coaches, students, and fans. Fenway Park is one of the most famous sports venues in the world, standing  alongside Yankee Stadium, Wrigley Field, Lambeau Field, Madison Square...

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Veterans, Quality, Reliable Home Care is Available Regardless of Age

November 27, 2017
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Veterans: you deserve compassionate, experienced care in the comfort of your own home. A special program is available to veterans of all ages who need substantial assistance to live in their own homes and communities. The Veterans’ Independence Plus (VIP) program provides a critical service for veterans who are at risk of having to...

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DiDomenico Receives Legislator of the Year Award

November 27, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently received the 2017 Legislator of the Year Award from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) for his work on behalf of Massachusetts public schools and the students of the Commonwealth. Senator DiDomenico was nominated for this recognition by the Everett School Committee and accepted his award at the MASC...

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Mayor DeMaria Announces Annual Holiday Toy Drive

November 27, 2017
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Human Services will once again be collecting new and unwrapped toys for Everett children this holiday season.  Drop off your donation by Thursday, Dec. 14 at the mayor’s office or attend the Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 9, and drop off a toy for an Everett...

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Mayor DeMaria Officially Announces City’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 27, 2017
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with the Everett Chamber of Commerce, are pleased to announce that the City’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Downtown Open House will be held on Saturday, December 9, at 5 p.m. The mayor wanted to present a new exciting take on the annual event that takes place in Everett...

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