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Everett Bonfire

January 20, 2017
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Everett Bonfire

An Everett firefighter keeps close tabs on the towering blaze of Christmas trees in Seven Acre Park at the first-ever Everett Bonfire – a fire made possible by Christmas trees gathered curbside over the last two weeks. The bonfire represented the kickoff of the City’s yearlong 125th Anniversary celebration. A little further away from...

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Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

January 20, 2017
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Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

Bishop Robert Brown and guest speaker Ron Walker at the annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast on Monday, Jan. 16, in the Connolly Center. A large crowd turned out for the annual celebration of the late civil rights leader’s legacy.

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MBTA says Everett Shops is Not on the Market

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One week after Mayor Carlo DeMaria encouraged the Wynn Boston Harbor team to pursue the large Everett Shops MBTA repair facility – and one week after the MBTA outsourced one division housed in the Shops – the T made very clear it intends to keep work going on Lower Broadway. “The...

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Cooperation the Key to $1.3 Million Request for School Department

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City Council is preparing to take on a request very soon from Mayor Carlo DeMaria on behalf of the Everett Public Schools – a $1.3 million request that will help the schools fill a critical gap left by a change in the state funding formula and help them begin to...

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Workforce Development Will Be the Key to Filling Jobs in 2019

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Jobs have been the center of the Wynn Boston Harbor movement in Everett since day one, and Mayor Carlo DeMaria won over some of the harshest skeptics in Everett with the promise of long-term, full-time jobs. Those jobs are now just a 30 months away, as the Wynn development is running...

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Police Briefs 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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Sunday, Jan. 1 Jeanine Montalbano, 48, 42 Villa Ave., Everett, was arrested for aggravated assault and battery on an elderly person. Monday, Jan. 2 Marcilio Fernandex, 41, 11 Bennett St., Everett, was arrested for trespassing. Kelley Whalen, 41, Mass Ave. (Shelter), Boston, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Tuesday, Jan. 3 Marcus...

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Attention Democrats:Grow Up

January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated tomorrow (Friday). Certainly, that is a day and an event that no serious person on any side of the political spectrum ever thought might be possible. However, that is the reality that we have to deal with — and it is an outcome that every American unhesitatingly...

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Sports 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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Jordan McAfee’s late basket gives Everett 67-66 win over New Mission By Cary Shuman There are the quizzes and then there are the tests.  Senior forward Jordan McAfee made a layup with three seconds remaining to lift the Everett High boys basketball to a dramatic 67-66 victory over New Mission Monday in the BABC...

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Obituaries 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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Alfred Capone, Jr. Retired Federal Maintenance Mechanic; member of Winthrop Elks and Jeffries Yacht Club in East Boston Alfred A. Capone, Jr. of Everett and East Boston passed away after a long illness on January 5. A retired Federal Maintenance Mechanic for GSA and the U.S. Coast Guard, Al was a member of the...

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Visiting With Nerlens Noel

January 13, 2017
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Visiting With Nerlens Noel

Everett native Nerlens Noel warmed up before the game at the TD Garden, making some practice shots with his teammates on the visiting Philadelphia 76ers. Noel grew up in Everett and played for the Crimson Tide football and basketball teams before transferring to a private school. After playing college hoops at Kentucky, he was a...

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