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Getting to the Heart of America’s Diabetes Crisis

September 20, 2018
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About 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an estimated 1.5 million more are diagnosed each year. More than 25 percent of seniors have diabetes, and minority populations are at the greatest risk of developing this disease. African Americans, for instance, have a 77 percent higher risk of developing diabetes compared to White Americans. Hispanic...

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A Somber Ceremony

September 20, 2018
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The annual Revere Beach Memorial was held on Sunday night at the Reinstein Bandstand.  This moving ceremony of remembering the 160 residents lost to drug addiction again this year had more new faces in the crowd. This is a powerful statement, but we still have  a long way to go before this scourge is...

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A Possible Harbinger

September 20, 2018
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The aftermath of Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas is another wakeup call for our communities.  Even though many preparations were made by local officials, there was still the loss of life and millions of dollars in damage. While the wind was not as severe as originally forecasted, having been downgraded from a category four...

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Sports 09-19-2018

September 20, 2018
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Sainristil, Everett power past Mansfield, 41-14 By Cary Shuman The Everett High School football team displayed its offensive firepower in a 41-14 victory over Mansfield in an intersectional showdown on the Hornets’ home field. Mansfield scored on its first possession to take a 7-0 lead before the Everett offense in general, and Mike Sainristil,...

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Obituaries 09-19-2018

September 20, 2018
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William Terry Lifelong Everett resident William “Billy” Terry, a lifelong resident of Everett and a friend to all, died on Sept. 11. The son of John and his wife, Jane of Taunton and the late Mary (Bowen), he was the brother of Richard S. of Everett and Lisa Cabral and her husband, Jay of East...

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Everett Licensing Board Resolves Minor Issues

September 14, 2018
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It was a night of addressing some minor issues before they become major problems for the Licensing Board Monday night, Sept. 10. Several businesses came before the board to address some minor complaints, but no punishment was meted out for violations. Oliveira’s Restaurant on Broadway has had several recent noise complaints lodged with the...

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Village Fest to be Held this Saturday,September 15

September 14, 2018
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The City of Everett’s Village Fest, the ultimate street fair featuring music, food, craft beer and spirits will take place in the Village Business District this Saturday, September 15, from 3 to 9 p.m. This year’s festival will feature the legendary rock band, Sugar Ray, as well some of the area’s top food trucks,...

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Governor Baker Proposes Reforms to Protect Public from Dangerous Individuals

September 14, 2018
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Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation that will provide law enforcement and prosecutors with additional tools to prosecute people who repeatedly break the law. The reforms put forth in today’s legislation include expanding the list of offenses that can provide grounds for a dangerousness hearing and closing certain loopholes at the start and end of...

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Everett Man Attends VFW Auxiliary National Convention

September 14, 2018
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Lee Spatafore of Everett, a member of Medford Auxiliary 1012 attended the 105th VFW Auxiliary National Convention at the Bartle Hall Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. The convention marks the completion of her two-year term on the National Council of Administration, which governs the Auxiliary between national conventions. A highlight of the convention...

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Everett High School Evening School Starts September 24

September 14, 2018
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Mr. Frederick F. Foresteire, Superintendent of Schools, announced that Evening School at Everett High School will begin on Monday evening, September 24, 2018. Classes being offered are Introduction to Computers, Introduction to MS Office, GED Prep, English for the Foreign Born, Conversational Spanish, and Conversational Italian. All courses are held once or twice a...

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