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Everett connection to Chelsea death

August 25, 2010
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A 55 – year -old Chelsea man crossing Broadway in that city late at night last weekend was hit and killed by a Chelsea Police vehicle answering an Everett Police call for assistance. That call for aid was confirmed by Everett police officials. The accident took place at approximately 11:15 p.m. The death of...

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Everett Little League Officials

August 18, 2010
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Everett Little League Officials

Everett Little League officials are pictured at the Minor League Banquet held Sunday at Malden Moose Hall. The league had a very successful 2010 season with more then 350 players competing in four (T-Ball, Farm, Minor, and Major) divisions. Front row (from left) are Kathy Tarlowski (public relations coordinator); Jeannie Vitukevich (concessions coordinator); Mike...

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Campaign 2010 – DeDomenico-Flaherty contest intensifying

August 18, 2010
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During a morning visit to Chelsea to celebrate the arrival of a new, $470,000 fire truck for the Chelsea Fire Department earlier this week, Senator Sal DiDomenico said he was working hard to get himself re-elected. “I am taking nothing for granted. We are working hard throughout the district – and especially in Cambridge,”...

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Fire hazard – Common Council hears of 35 hydrants not working

August 18, 2010
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The Common Council proved that we are still in the dog days of August when they met on Monday night in the first formal session since June and wrapped up their business in under 35 minutes. With little debate, the Councilors heard from both the Water Commissioner Glen Doherty and Fire Chief David Butler...

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State Senate candidate Flaherty opposes liquor license for Smith’s youth hostel

August 12, 2010
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State Senate candidate Flaherty opposes liquor license for Smith’s youth hostel

The ongoing saga of the youth hostel liquor license granted to its owner Representative Stat Smith, does not want to go away. Tim Flaherty, candidate for state Senate in this fall’s elections, has come down strongly on the side of the city’s school children and area residents, criticizing the recent granting of the liquor...

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Fan-tastic Fundraiser – BOND Construction and the Jimmy Fund join to fight cancer

August 12, 2010
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The Jimmy Fund and BOND construction of Everett have joined forces in the fight against cancer through a special Facebook ‘Fan-Raiser” campaign to increase awareness and funding. The 10 day campaign, to acquire 5,000 new fans of the Jimmy Fund’s official Facebook page was met with overwhelming support from the Facebook community, and quickly...

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No changes to Everett ambulance service despite new law

August 12, 2010
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Everett’s ambulances will remain a lifesaver. A new state law reducing the required number of Paramedics on an ambulance crew will not effect Everett, as the city’s ambulance service, Cataldo Ambulance, will not change staffing levels despite the new law. "We don’t anticipate doing anything differently than we’re doing right now," said Ron Quaranto,...

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High Stakes Stand-off – Coming down the stretch, casino bill begins to unravel as politics takes center stage

August 4, 2010
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High Stakes Stand-off – Coming down the stretch, casino bill begins to unravel as politics takes center stage

What looked like a billion dollar bonanza in the form of expanded gaming has turned into a billion dollar banana peel- and everyone’s slipping on it this week. State leaders from the governor to House reps are embroiled with infighting this week after a long weekend of compromise and, subsequently, catastrophe. Gov. Deval Patrick...

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Investing in Everett – Sen. Sal DiDomenico and Rep. Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith announce passage of First-Ever Economic Investment Package for Massachusetts’ Gateway Cities

August 4, 2010
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Investing in Everett – Sen. Sal DiDomenico and Rep. Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith announce passage of First-Ever Economic Investment Package for Massachusetts’ Gateway Cities

Special to the Indepenent State Senator Sal DiDomenico and State Representative Stephen Smith announced that the Massachusetts Legislature voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to adopt a set of economic development programs aimed at revitalizing twenty-four of the Commonwealth’s older industrial cities through tax incentives and urban investment commitments, including the City of Everett.  Saturday’s adoption...

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Everett Police recover drugs and guns in warrant search

July 20, 2010
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Everett Police recover drugs and guns in warrant search

The Everett Police Special Criminal Investigation Unit along with the ATF State Police, Somerville Police and Middlesex Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 32 Parker St. in the early morning of July 19. This was the result of information developed over several months of investigation for possibly drug dealing at that location. Entry...

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