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Kiwanis Help Fill Baskets for Needy

November 23, 2011
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Kiwanis Help Fill Baskets for Needy

In the true spirit of giving this Holiday Season, the Ev­erett Kiwanis club helped the Everett Office of Human Ser­vices put together over 200 Thanksgiving baskets to help Everett families.        

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Superintendent Foresteire Honored at “E” Club Dinner

November 23, 2011
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Superintendent Foresteire Honored at “E” Club Dinner

“E” Club Executive Director Vincent Ragucci Jr., Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire, and Awards Chairman Armando Leo.

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Credit Report: Eagle Bank Visits Local Schools in Honor of National Get Smart About Credit Day

November 23, 2011
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Credit Report: Eagle Bank Visits Local Schools in Honor of National Get Smart About Credit Day

On October 27, Eagle Bank staff visited Everett High School as part of the Get Smart About Credit program. The Eagle Bank personnel spoke to students in teacher David Babineau’s Finance classes about the different types of credit and the responsibilities that come with acquiring credit.  The Eagle Bank staff members included Adriana Indrisano,...

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Tax Rate: Aldermen, Councilors to Discuss on Monday

November 23, 2011
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Homeowners and commercial taxpayers could start knowing if they will be receiving an early Christmas present next week when the Common Council and Board of Aldermen meet on Monday to discuss the commercial and residential tax rate for the 2012 fiscal year. The Aldermen and Councilors will meet in joint session at 5:30 p.m....

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Fire Rips Through Three- Decker

November 16, 2011
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Fire Rips Through Three- Decker

A Linden Street triple-decker was engulfed by fire and destroyed during a difficult fire fought Monday afternoon. The home that burned was at 93 Linden Street, close to the former Everett High School building. It was a three-alarm fire and firefighters and apparatus from Malden, Medford, Melrose and Chelsea also fought the blaze. No...

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Linkage Fees Defeated by 8-7 Vote

November 16, 2011
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Citing a negative reaction to linkage fees from potential new and existing businesses, Councilors on Wednesday night defeated by a 8-7 vote, a request to  start the legislative process of enacting a fee. “We need to be business friendly,” Councilwoman Rosemary Miller told her colleagues. Melissa Murphy of Mayor DeMaria’s office explained that this...

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2011 Election Review

November 16, 2011
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Last week’s election results held a mixed bag as one longtime common councilor was edged out while another former councilor was overwhelmingly returned to office. Ward 6 Councilor Anthony Ranieri was edged out of the seat that he has held for 15 years by political newcomer Michael McLaughlin. Former Aldermen and Common Councilor Wayne...

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Demaria Wins Handily City Charter Approved 3,702 to 2,349

November 9, 2011
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Demaria Wins Handily City Charter Approved 3,702 to 2,349

Mayor Carlo DeMaria overwhelmingly was returned to the corner office, defeating Councilor Peter Napolitano by a more than 2-1 margin. DeMaria received 4,447 votes while Napolitano garnered 2,007 votes. The total number of votes cast was 6,633. DeMaria thanked his campaign workers and the voters for returning him to office. “I’m humbled and excited...

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Lt. Gov. Murray Says Project Engage Needs Community Involvement

November 9, 2011
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Lt. Gov. Murray Says Project Engage Needs Community Involvement

Lt. Governor Tim Murray participated in the Launch Event recently in support of  Project Engage Everett! the STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Action Plan  of the Everett Public Schools. During his remarks, the Lieutenant Governor acknowledged the close, supportive partnership from Intel, Massachusetts Academy of Sciences, Mass State Science and Engineering Fair Inc....

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Demaria Led Campaign Spending 4-to-1

November 9, 2011
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The Everett mayoral race this past year featured some spirited spending by both candidates, with Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. leading challenger Peter Napolitano in spending by a margin of nearly 4-to-1. This year, due to increased Census population numbers, Everett mayoral candidates had to file electronically with the state Office of Campaign and Political...

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