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Letter to the Editor

January 4, 2015
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On Saturday, December 13, my 14-year-old daughter and I went to Gateway Center where you can shop at Target, Old Navy and Bed Bath & Beyond. It was at 5 p.m. and the traffic snarl was something from a mass exodus movie. Cars were blocking entries to Target.  You could not exit the Target...

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Ring out the Old….

January 4, 2015
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The New Year always provides us with a time of reflection, both upon the year that has passed and upon the one to come. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at this time of year: Ring out, wild bells, to the wild...

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Obituaries 12-31-2014

January 4, 2015
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Joshua Bouvier Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Joshua Bouvier of Thornton, NH, formerly of Everett, entered into rest unexpectedly on Friday, December 26 in the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire. He was 23 years old. Born in Boston, Joshua lived in Everett for most of his life before relocating to New Hampshire....

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Everett Public Schools Experience History with Distrigas

December 24, 2014
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The Freedom Trail Foundation Scholars Program will return to educate every Everett Public Elementary School fifth grader this academic year, thanks to Distrigas of Massachusetts. Since 2009, Distrigas of Massachusetts’ support of the City of Everett history performances has provided the opportunity for all five Everett K-8 schools to take part in this interactive...

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Mayor Presents Options for Tax Levy

December 24, 2014
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On Monday December 15th, Mayor Carlo DeMaria held a special meeting of the City Council and Public Hearing to discuss how the Fiscal Year 2015 City of Everett property tax levy would be distributed between the Residential, Open Space, Commercial, Industrial and Personal Property classes and to announce the projected FY15 Residential and Commercial...

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Police Briefs 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
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Monday, 12/1 Mark Ireton, 49, 66 Main St., Everett, was arrested for trespassing, being a disorderly person and resisting arrest. Joseph McPherson, 34, 88 Chestnut St., Everett, was arrested with failure to stop for police, two counts of failure to stop for mechanical signal and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Tuesday, 12/2 Ahmad...

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Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
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Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...

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Obituaries 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
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Anthony Solomita Retired Bank of America Senior Vice President Anthony F. Solomita of South Dennis, formerly of Everett, died at home after a long illness on December 17. He was 79 years old. Born and raised in Everett, he was a graduate of B.C. High School, Class of 1952 and continued his education at...

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CHA to Double Exam Space

December 23, 2014
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In response to the rising demand for health services in communities north of Boston, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) has launched an initiative to grow its primary care services in Everett, Malden, and Revere. Work is underway at CHA’s Everett, Malden, and Revere Care Centers to expand office and exam space, and 15 new physicians...

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Consumers should be Prepared at Holiday Season

December 23, 2014
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 These year-end weeks are a busy time that are focused on friends and family, and not when you want to be checking to confirm that your insurance coverage is adequate. But taking a few minutes between the cooking and the shopping and the wrapping to review  your insurance policies and how they would cover...

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