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Everett Community Health Partnership to Hold Event to Build Support for Commercial Urban Agricultural Expansion Project

September 22, 2014
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In March of this year, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) awarded the Everett Community Health Partnership (ECHP) one of nine Urban Agriculture grants to explore the development of commercial urban agriculture in Everett.  With this grant funding, ECHP, through the Everett Community Growers, mapped land suitable for food growing, held various community...

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Top-Ranked Xaverian Bests Everett, 21-14: Home Opener Versus Tough Tewksbury Friday

September 22, 2014
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Continuing on the toughest non-league schedule in Massachusetts, the Everett High football team fell to No. Xaverian, 21-14, at the Hawk Bowl in Westwood. And if you were looking for a break in the schedule, there isn’t one in sight. Tewksbury, the reigning Division 3 state champion with a 14-game winning streak, comes to...

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Obituaries 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Anthony ‘Tony’ DeRosa Longtime Employee of Hess Oil; Active at Immaculate Conception Church; Three Time Runner in Boston Marathon Anthony J. “Tony” DeRosa of Melrose, formerly of Everett, passed away at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on September 11. Mr. DeRosa was a longtime employee of Hess Oil Company. He was the former sexton and head usher...

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Capital Improvement Updates

September 11, 2014
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Capital Improvement Updates

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his administration recently offered these updates to ongoing Capital Improvement Projects across the City: City Services Mayor DeMaria recently met with senior staff to ensure that the procedures, staffing, and supplies are effectively in place for the fall and winter seasons.  A new John Deere riding lawn mower has been...

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Police Briefs 09-10-2014

September 11, 2014
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August 18, 2014 Danny Gray, 44, 234 Vine St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Alycia Mazzeo, 22, 108 County Rd., Ipswich, was arrested on warrants and illegal possession of Class A substance. August 19, 2014 Oliver Dagostino, 25, Homeless, Everett, was arrested for larceny of property over $250, default warrants. Michael...

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Decision Time

September 11, 2014
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If the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is to be believed, the commission will vote this week whether to award the casino gaming license for the Greater Boston area either to Wynn Resorts in Everett or to Suffolk Downs in Revere. The process undertaken by the MGC has been thorough and has taken quite a...

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Obituaries 09-10-2014

September 11, 2014
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Louise Altieri Former Everett Community Development Secretary, longtime member of Everett Women’s Volleyball League and avid painter Louise C. (Driscoll) Altieri of Everett and Royalston passed away on September 3. She was 91 years old. Louise was a former secretary for the City of Everett Community Development, an active member of Everett Women’s Volley...

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4th Annual Multicultural Festival At Sacramone Park

September 5, 2014
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4th Annual Multicultural Festival At Sacramone Park

Parade of Nations participants proudly show off their cultural colors and their flags during last Saturday’s 4th Annual Multicultural Festival at Sacramone Park. The Festival is a melting pot of Latino and Central American cultures – among many others – and is organized by Everett’s LUMA organization.

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Old News Is Not News (And Neither Are Rumors)

September 5, 2014
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We received an e-mail this past week from one of our readers to which we feel compelled to respond. The email is as follows: “Hi…just trying to figure out why your latest newspaper would NOT include any information about Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the sexual harassment allegations…are we just used to sweeping this kind...

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Health Connector Announces Navigator Grant

September 5, 2014
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The Massachusetts Health Connector recently announced the Joint Committee for Children’s Health Care in Everett is one of fifteen (15) organizations across the Commonwealth that will receive grants and serve as Navigators, community-based experts available to help people sign up for health insurance during this fall’s Open Enrollment. The JCCHC is a coalition of...

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