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Super Bowl Champions:Everett Bests Rival Xaverian to Win State Championship

December 11, 2017
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Super Bowl Champions:Everett Bests Rival Xaverian to Win State Championship

By Cary Shuman Xaverian was controlling the ball and the clock in the first half, but Everett showed its mettle when it mattered most. With Everett holding a four-point lead at the half, junior quarterback Jake Willcox and the state’s best offense went to work, scoring on the first possession of the second half...

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Richard Baniewicz, School Committee Member, Dies ‘Unexpectedly’

December 11, 2017
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Richard Baniewicz, School Committee Member, Dies ‘Unexpectedly’

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The news on Saturday that longtime Everett resident and School Committeeman Richard Baniewicz had passed unexpectedly came as a shock. Baniewicz, 67, was admired and well-respected across the city and everyone who spoke about him and knew him said, “Richie was a great guy.” Baniewicz served on the Everett School...

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Senate President Situation Reverberates in Everett Circles

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Beacon Hill has reverberated with scandal this week due to the situation surrounding Senate President Stan Rosenberg – who has now stepped down temporarily – the tremors of that conflict have certainly made waves in Everett too. The situation started last Thursday when the Boston Globe reported an alleged sexual...

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Electric Atmosphere Lights Up Crowd at Gillette Stadium

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Shortly before 8 p.m. on Saturday night, the Everett High band took their front-row seats at Gillette Stadium and began belting out the school’s typical fight songs. Fans from Everett, players from the past, and excited parents and relatives of current players began filing into the lower deck of the professional...

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Baniewicz’s Passing Creates Vacancy on School Committee

December 11, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The sad, sudden passing of School Committeeman Richard Baniewicz last Saturday, mere weeks before he was to begin a new term in office, will create a vacancy on the School Committee, which just a month ago filled a vacancy following the sudden passing of the late Robert Carreiro. According to...

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MGC,Wynn and Others Watching Federal Sports Betting Case Closely

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the merits of legalizing sports betting nationwide, eyes in Everett and at the state Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) can’t help but focus on that decision as well. Were the court to side with those pushing to legalize sports betting nationwide – as it currently only...

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Police Briefs 12-06-2017

December 11, 2017
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Monday, 11/6 Aimav Gnanzou, 21, 14 Hampshire St., Everett, was arrested for operating with suspended license, equipment violation and warrant. Tuesday, 11/7 Milton Rodrigues, 64, 74 Malden St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery on a person and resisting arrest. Pierre Sertyl, 30, 76 Alden St., Malden, was arrested for receiving/buying stolen property...

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Homeslessness Among Senior Citizens is a Form of ‘Elder Abuse’

December 11, 2017
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By Dan Weber Here’s a startling statistic from the Department of Housing and Urban Development : “the homeless population is aging faster than the general population in the United States.” It’s a shameless embarrassment in a country with a tradition of helping the needy. Growing old is a condition we all have to live...

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America as We Know It Is Over

December 11, 2017
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It is difficult to understate the impact upon the future of our country of the Republican tax bill proposals that have been passed by the House and Senate and await a reconciliation between the two versions for a final vote by both. The most complex piece of tax legislation to be enacted in more...

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Everett High Football Reigns Again

December 11, 2017
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It wasn’t easy but winning state championships never are. Xaverian and Everett High played a tough, highly competitive game in the Division 1 Super Bowl. But as has been the case during this amazing era of high school football under head coach John DiBiaso, the Crimson Tide repelled a formidable challenge to a defense...

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