Monthly Archives: December 2017

Plan, Wash Hands and Stay Healthy for the Holidays

December 22, 2017
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Plan, Wash Hands and Stay Healthy for the Holidays

By Seth Daniel The holidays present a unique, month-long time of the year when people often can find themselves in a much different pattern than during the rest of the year. Such changes can often lead to unhealthy behaviors or illnesses – and triggers for those struggling with overeating disorders or substance use disorders....

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‘Wynn Bronze’ Makes it Debut on Everett Casino Site

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Back in May 2013, Wynn CEO Steve Wynn transformed the old Everett Armory into a temporary Las Vegas paradise – with colorful flowers, Frank Sinatra tunes, palm trees everywhere and a slick ambiance – and then the casino developer proceeded to talk for 20 minutes about the unique essence of the...

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The Chicken & Rice Guys Find A Hearty Home

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the most popular lunch brands in the Boston food truck scene now has its headquarters and operations based right on Ferry Street in Everett. The Chicken & Rice Guys company – one of the most popular and prolific food truck/restaurant companies in the Boston area – has located its...

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ZBA Grants Continuance to Developer Through February

December 22, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A public hearing on a proposal by the The Neighborhood Developers (TND) to turn the site of the former St. Therese’s Church on Broadway, and several abutting properties, into a new 77-unit, mixed-use, affordable housing project for seniors, with six, market-restricted townhouses and an associated senior medical care facility on...

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City Excited to Get Started on Bus-Priority Traffic Lights

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Boston just begins to roll out its first pilot of a bus-only lane, Everett’s permanent bus lane on Broadway is more than one year old, and now the City is moving fast to implement traffic signals that will sense the bus coming, and turn green as it approaches. Such an...

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DiDomenico’s Bill to Expand Language Opportunities for Students Signed into Law

December 22, 2017
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Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed into law Sen. Sal DiDomenico’s bill that updates the existing statute relative to English language education in the Commonwealth’s public schools. An Act relative to language opportunity for our kids, also known as the LOOK bill, promotes research-based, best practices for programs serving English learners (EL). “As the Senate...

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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 22, 2017
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Christmas this year is part of a three-day weekend, which means that for many of us, we will be indulging in the “Christmas spirt” early and often. By no means do we wish to cast negative thoughts, but we would be remiss if we did not remind all of our readers to enjoy the...

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Enjoy the Holiday Season

December 22, 2017
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This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories — even for the younger set — of Christmases-past. We choose just the right tree, decorate it carefully with our family-heirloom ornaments, and when we...

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Sports 12-20-2017

December 22, 2017
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EHS boys basketball beats Gloucester 83-53 Ghared Boyce poured in 25 points and Isaiah Likely added 13 more as the Crimson Tide swamped the visiting Gloucester Fishermen 83-53 Monday night, Dec. 18, at Everett High School in the season’s home opener. The Tide put the game away early, as Boyce tallied 15 of his...

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Obituaries 12-20-2017

December 22, 2017
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Patricia Tholen Fothergill Homemaker Patricia M. “Patty” (McLellan)  Tholen Fothergill, a lifelong resident of Everett, passed away Thursday afternoon, December 14 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 55 years old. Born in Malden, the daughter of the late Clarence and Joyce A. (Gaquin) McLellan,  Patty attended Everett Public Schools and graduated from Everett High...

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