Monthly Archives: March 2018

DiDomenico,McGonagle, DeMaria Welcome Secretary Ash to Everett

March 30, 2018
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On Monday, March 26, Sen. Sal DiDomenico, along with Representative Joe McGonagle, and members of the DeMaria administration welcomed the Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Jay Ash, to the City of Everett. The Senator had the pleasure of bringing the Secretary to Everett for a walking tour of Everett Square. The Senator, Representative,...

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Everett Residents in Free Performance Highlighting the Immigrant Experience March 29 and 30

March 30, 2018
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Six Everett residents will perform in two free performances at the Malden Public Library in the Maccario Room. On Thursday, March 29 at 1:30 p.m., they will perform Arriving, and on Friday, March 30 at 10:30 a.m., they will perform Lost in Translation. All the performers are students in The Immigrant Learning Center (ILC)...

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Kiwanis to Host Bocce Tournament June 9

March 30, 2018
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The Everett Kiwanis is happy to announce its first annual Bocce Tournament to sustain its scholarship fund for Everett High School students. Each year we try to give $10,000 for up to 10 deserving Everett High scholars who plan to continue his or her education. Unfortunately, some years we have been unable to sustain...

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City Said Early Indications Are School Department Will Need $8 Million Next Year

March 30, 2018
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City officials told the Council’s Ways and Means Committee last week that the School Department budget will likely need an $8 million boost in the next budget, a number that will likely be funded by the upcoming $12.5 million Wynn Boston Harbor payment. Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief Financial Officer Eric Demos told the...

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Helping Families to Weather Unexpected Financial Setbacks

March 30, 2018
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A sudden job loss. A devastating illness. These setbacks are not only stressful, they can spell financial disaster to families already living month to month. Nonpayment of rent or mortgages can quickly lead to eviction, foreclosure and homelessness. In fact, Prosperity Now, a national research and policy organization, published a scorecard last month that...

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The Kids are Alright

March 30, 2018
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The tremendous outpouring by young people all across the country this past weekend in support of meaningful gun control was absolutely spectacular. It is fair to say that no issue has galvanized America’s youth to such an extent since the 1960s, when there were protests on college campuses and in high schools about the...

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Happy Passover And Happy Easter

March 30, 2018
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One of the most significant religious holidays of the year for Jews and Christians alike occurs this week with the observances of Passover and Easter. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. For Christians,...

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Obituaries 03-28-2018

March 30, 2018
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Brandon Francis Bottari Of Saugus, formerly of Everett Brandon Francis Bottari of Saugus, formerly of Everett, died suddenly on March 22 at the age of 29. The son of Denise Doherty and her husband, William of Saugus and the late Frank Bottari, he was the step-brother of Amanda and Alysia of Maine, grandson of...

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Pope John I

March 23, 2018
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Pope John I

The Pope John High Tigers celebrating their Division 4 State Championship win over Maynard on Saturday afternoon, March 17, on the campus of Springfield College. The Tigers prevailed over Maynard by a score of 89-57 to give Pope John its first-ever boys’ basketball state championship. The win came on the back of a fabulous...

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Appreciation:Henry J. Rocco, President of Rocco Funeral Home

March 23, 2018
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Appreciation:Henry J. Rocco, President of Rocco Funeral Home

Henry J. “Hank” Rocco is being remembered today as a gentleman who was highly respected in his field, generous to the city in which he lived his entire life, and beloved by his family and friends. Mr. Rocco, president of the Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Home in Everett that was founded by his father, Salvatore Rocco,...

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