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GBL Champions

February 4, 2016
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GBL Champions

Everett High girls basketball captain Talia Ricciolo attempts a shot in a game against Medford earlier this season. Riccioli scored 14 points in a win over Malden that clinched Everett’s first Greater Boston League championship.

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Major Arrests by Feds:State Hit MS-13 in Everett,Elsewhere

February 4, 2016
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Major Arrests by Feds:State Hit MS-13 in Everett,Elsewhere

In an unexpected and shocking roundup of El Salvadoran MS-13 gang members in Everett, Chelsea, East Boston, Somerville, Revere, and elsewhere, federal, state and local officials announced Friday morning that they believed they had put a significant dent in the alleged murderous and criminal gang known in Spanish as ‘La Mara Salvatrucha.’ Around 5...

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EPS Food Service Provider Responds to Health,and Other Concerns

February 4, 2016
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EPS Food Service Provider Responds to Health,and Other Concerns

The food service provider for the Everett Public Schools (EPS) is reassuring the mayor and residents that it is fully committed to forwarding the administration’s agenda for a healthy community. From the opening of the Everett Wellness Center to the launch of an affordable “Fresh Meals” program, Mayor Carlo DeMaria is taking bold steps...

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Everett Teens in MS-13 Gang Charged with Jan 3 Murder

February 4, 2016
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Two Everett teens affiliated with the MS-13 gang were arrested and arraigned this week on murder charges for the Jan. 3 murder of Omar Wilfredo Reyes under the Tileston Street Bridge. Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan announced Monday that Jose Vasquez Ardon, 17, of Everett, and Cristian Nunez-Flores, 17, of Everett, were both...

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Everett Man Arrested for Masked Armed Bank Robbery

February 4, 2016
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An Everett man appeared in federal court last week in connection with his alleged armed robbery of the TD Bank in Allston in November 2015. Joseph G. Rachal, 64, was arraigned in U.S. District Court in Boston and charged with armed bank robbery, carrying a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence,...

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Police Briefs 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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Tuesday, 1/19 McKerven Lynch, 26, 41 Sturgis St., Medford, was arrested for receiving/buying stolen merchandise. Thursday, 1/21 Robert Maguire, 37, 24 Yeamans St., Revere, was arrested for shoplifting. Earl Montgomery, 53, 256 Summer St., Stoughton, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, with revoked/suspended license, uninsured motor vehicle and two...

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Letters to the Editor

February 4, 2016
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Ward Six Councilor McLaughlin celebrates the agreement between Wynn Resorts and the City of Boston  As the City Councilor of the local area for Wynn Everett, it is a true honor that we as a community can celebrate the agreement between Wynn Resorts and the City of Boston.  Since 2012, I have led the...

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Sal is the Man

February 4, 2016
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When Councilor Sal LaMattina was named vice chair of the Boston City Council Ways and Means Committee last month, little did we realize then that just maybe his appointment came in the nick of time for Charlestown. The waste transfer station needs to bring some zoning changes before the City Council.  However, these requests...

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The Wynn and City of Boston Deal

February 4, 2016
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The announcement last Thursday that Wynn Resorts and Mayor Walsh have reached a deal on mitigation should come as no surprise.  Since the Boston lawsuits were dismissed last November, the legal options available to Mayor Walsh were dwindling. We congratulate Mayor Walsh for recognizing this reality and negotiating in getting some added benefits for...

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The MS-13 Raids

February 4, 2016
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The raids that took place last early Friday morning that resulted in 56 indictments certainly should stop for the time being the crime and murders in the neighboring communities of Chelsea, East Boston and Everett that we have witnessed over the last several months.  However, these arrests removed only about one-third of the known...

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