Monthly Archives: November 2017

We Can Make It Less Profitable to Traffic Opioids

November 27, 2017
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 By John A. Cassara and Nathan Proctor The president will now declare what many of us experience first hand, the opioid epidemic is a national emergency. Frankly, with as many as 59,000 deaths in 2016, there doesn’t seem to be any other possible description. So many dedicated people in cities and towns, faith communities and schools,...

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Remember Those in Need

November 27, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2017
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Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America. Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no religious meaning, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It lacks the commercialism, religiosity, solemnity, and...

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Obituaries 11-22-2017

November 27, 2017
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Phyllis Gould Smithsonian Institute retiree, past president of Post 834, Ladies’Auxiliary Everett VFW Phyllis T. (Tirino) Gould of Everett entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 18 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 93 years old. Born in Everett, Phyllis was a lifelong resident. She graduated from Everett High School, Class...

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Brown scores three TDs to power Everett past Masco, 36-20 at Fenway

November 23, 2017
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Brown scores three TDs to power Everett past Masco, 36-20 at Fenway

Running back Kevin Brown rushed for three touchdowns to power the Everett High School football team to a 36-20 victory over Masconomet Regional in a Thanksgiving eve game at Fenway Park in Boston. Brown opened the scoring with a 4-yard run in the first quarter. He had a 2-yard TD run in the second...

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Community Arts Night

November 16, 2017
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Community Arts Night

PUPPET SHOWING: Brother and sister Will and Brooke Wallace designed their own cup puppets, showing off their personal artistic styles during the fourth annual Community Arts Night at Everett High. The citywide arts show for the Everett Public Schools highlights work from students in all grades.

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Veterans Day Ceremony

November 16, 2017
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Veterans Day Ceremony

Air Force Veteran Larry Scott of Everett saluted the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance at Saturday’s Veterans Day ceremonies at the Connolly Center. Scores of veterans were honored for their service, and City leaders presented Ella DiPrima with a Key to the City for her work with local veterans.

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Heading to Gillette:Everett Bests Central to Earn Super Bowl Berth

November 16, 2017
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Heading to Gillette:Everett Bests Central to Earn Super Bowl Berth

By Cary Shuman The Everett High School football team staved off a fourth-quarter comeback by Central Catholic to earn a 37-29 victory in the Division 1 North final Saturday at Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium. The win locked up a Division 1 Super Bowl bid for the Crimson Tide, who will play Xaverian Brothers High...

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Mayor Wants $12.5 Million Wynn Payment for Tax Relief, Council Gives Initial Ok

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Following in last year’s footsteps, Mayor Carlo DeMaria has asked that the City Council approve a request to use the entire $12.5 million Wynn Boston Harbor payment – which was delivered last May – for property tax relief. The request came at Monday’s City Council meeting, and the Council voted for...

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Almeida-Barros Selected to Fill School Committee Vacancy

November 16, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council and School Committee met Monday night in Joint Convention at Everett City Hall for the sole purpose of voting to fill the vacancy created by the tragic passing of longtime Ward 5 School Committeeman Robert Carreiro in October. Despite his passing nearly a month before the...

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