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West Nile Virus Found in Everett

September 22, 2014
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The Mass. Dept. of Public Health recently reported that mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNV) have been found in Everett and in other communities in the Metro Boston area.  This news should serve as a warning that mosquitoes pose a health threat between now and early October.  Although the chances of acquiring WNV are...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 Dairo Builes Restrepo, 44, Commorant Way, was arrested for manufacturing, dispensing and distributing a Class B substance, trafficking in cocaine; and conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws. Rahn Carter, 25, 4412 Washington St., Roslindale, was arrested for receiving, buying, etc., stolen merchandise; unregistered operation of a motor vehicle; operating with...

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A Great Day for Everett

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long-shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a casino site now is on the verge of becoming a...

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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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