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Surf’s up? In the Winter? Indeed

January 14, 2015
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Surf’s up? In the Winter? Indeed

When most people think of New England, they don’t think of surfing. They certainly don’t think of it in the dead of winter. That’s going to start to change if local surfers have their way. Despite the need for rubber suits and a good tolerance for the cold, surfing in New England has been...

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Police Briefs 01-14-2015

January 14, 2015
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Wednesday, 12/31 Paul Jerome, 24, 19 Oakes St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Donald Morse, 38, 7 Foster St., Revere, was arrested for assault and battery on a police officer. Thursday, 1/1 Jennifer Farrell, 34, 80 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested for disorderly person and disturbing the peace. Meagan Rais, 19, 39 Highland...

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Martin Luther King

January 14, 2015
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When one considers that it has been almost 47 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin Luther King. But...

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The Olympics in Boston?

January 14, 2015
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The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s selection as the top choice of American cities to contend for the designation world-wide in 2024. As far as we know, in terms of dollars and cents,...

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Obituaries 01-14-2015

January 14, 2015
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Ronald Gillis Talented artist Ronald C. Gillis, a former resident of Revere and Everett, died on January 8, the eve of his 69th birthday, at the Brockton V.A. Medical Center following a long illness. Born in Malden, Ronald was raised in Medford, attended Medford Public Schools and in March of 1965 he enlisted the...

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McGonagle Set to Take Office as Everett’s State Representative

January 11, 2015
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Joseph W. McGonagle was set to take his oath of office at the State House Wednesday morning as Everett’s state representative for a two-year term. McGonagle, a former member of the Everett City Council, defeated State Rep. Wayne Matewsky in the Democratic primary in September. He was elected to the seat in November without...

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Police Briefs 01-07-2015

January 11, 2015
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Tuesday, Dec. 23 Jill Blanco, 39, 405 Washington St., Norwell, was arrested on a warrant. Raynel Garcia, 23, 426 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for possession of a Class D substance with intent to sell, unlawful possession of a firearm without license, and unlawful possession of ammunition. Eleonore Meme, 49, 37 School St., Everett,...

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MLK Scholarship Breakfast Set for Jan 19

January 11, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Bishop Robert G. Brown of the Zion Church Ministries would like to remind residents that the 11th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast will take place on Monday, January 19th at 9:00AM at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. The event, sponsored by Zion Church Ministries, is...

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Sports 01-07-2015

January 11, 2015
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EHS Roundup Girls basketball team  seeks finishing touch To paraphrase Everett Dirksen, the late RepubIican U.S. Senator from Illinois,(who reportedly once said, in referring to the huge budget requests of the Democrats, “A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you’re talking real money.”), a bucket here and a bucket there, and the Everett High girls basketball...

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Obituaries 01-07-2015

January 11, 2015
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Sarah Nason Retired Northeastern University admissions department employee Sarah (Smith) Nason of Everett died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 27. She was 74 years old. Sarah grew up in Westwood, lived in Cambridge and Manhattan, and settled after marriage in Everett where she has lived for over 40 years. She was a dedicated employee in...

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