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Have Feet,Will Travel:Everett Man Specializes in Walking Where Most Would Only Drive

April 14, 2016
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Have Feet,Will Travel:Everett Man Specializes in Walking Where Most Would Only Drive

By Seth Daniel When it comes to putting one foot in front of the other, Everett’s Robert Ragucci has decades of experience. The Bellingham Avenue, life-long Everett resident has specialized quietly in long distance walks. Whether it’s a brisk walk to Cooledge Corner in the snow, a spring jaunt to Piers Park in East...

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New Boutique Hotel Coming to Parkway:City Celebrates with Start of Construction

April 14, 2016
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New Boutique Hotel Coming to Parkway:City Celebrates with Start of Construction

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Wynn Casino and Resort complex may be delayed by an appeal of state permits, but elsewhere in Everett progress continues toward the eventual construction and opening of that new attraction. On Monday, April 11 at 11 a.m. Mayor Carlo DeMaria gathered with other top elected officials, including Congressman Michael...

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Debate Over Election Commission Continues to Next Meeting

April 14, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council continued to wrestle with a proposal put forth by City Clerk Michael Matarazzo, to establish an Election Commission to replace the existing Board of Registrar of Voters and take over the management of elections for the City Clerk’s office. The main sticking point for some councilors...

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Senator DiDomenico Elected National Delegate for Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2016
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Senator Sal DiDomenico was elected as a National Delegate for Hillary Clinton this past weekend at the 7th Congressional Caucus held at Boston University. DiDomenico will be attending the Democratic National Convention, which will be held in Philadelphia in July. More than 100 supporters traveled to Boston University to support DiDomenico and the Team Walsh slate...

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From The Mayor’s Office

April 14, 2016
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CITY OF EVERETT RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING DeMaria’s administration continues to be recognized as a leading community Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently announce that the City’s comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015 qualified for a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting....

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An Important Lifeline

April 14, 2016
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Last week five local organizations were honored with $20,000 Federal Community Block Grants each. The agencies include: Mystic Valley Elder Services Everett Adult Learning Center Bread of Life Housing Families Rediscovery at JRI. The names of the organizations that received the grants show how these groups touch the lives of our residents from the...

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We are in a Transportation Crisis

April 14, 2016
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Those who grew-up in this area 40 years ago can remember how traffic always had a certain pattern or flow.  Rush-hour always would last about two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening.  Otherwise, one could travel at a reasonable rate of speed during the day. Today, those metrics to measure...

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Sports 04-13-2016

April 14, 2016
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EHS Roundup Hennessey tosses complete game in 8-3 EHS victory Sophomore Jason Hennessey earned his first “W” for the Everett High baseball team with a complete-game effort in an 8-3 victory at Methuen Monday afternoon. Hennessey allowed just seven hits over the seven-inning route, fanning three and walking only one. “Jason was superb for...

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Our Friend,Our Priest and Now Our Saint

April 7, 2016
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Our Friend,Our Priest and Now Our Saint

Seven priests – from as far away as Worcester – gathered for Father Vincent Machozi’s (in photo) Memorial Mass on Saturday, April 2, at Immaculate Conception Church. Machozi, who served at IC for several years while studying at Boston University, was assassinated in his Parish on Palm Sunday in the Congo allegedly by government soldiers....

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Immaculate Conception Church Holds Memorial Mass for Father Vincent Machozi

April 7, 2016
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Immaculate Conception Church Holds Memorial Mass for Father Vincent Machozi

By Seth Daniel and Joe Prezioso When Father Vincent Machozi – a priest who served at Everett’s Immaculate Conception Church – asked those who had come to kill him on Palm Sunday in his Parish, “Why are you killing me?” it was a very simple answer. Those who killed him killed for the same...

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