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‘Anything to Get Them in the Square’ says Restaurant Owner

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the re-design of Everett Square begins to filter down to business owners and residents, at least one restaurant owner in the Square said he fully supports the part of the plan calling for outdoor dining. Richard Sasso, the owner of the popular 8/10 Restaurant on Norwood Street in the Square,...

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Paying Final Respects

March 17, 2017
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Paying Final Respects

The funeral procession of Naval Officer Chris Brienza who died in a vehicle accident in Florida, made its way past nearly 2,000 Everett High students lining Elm Street on its way to Woodlawn Cemetery Monday morning.

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Everyone is Irish

March 17, 2017
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Everyone is Irish

Jokes were exchanged between Coach John DiBiaso and Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo all evening long during the annual Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick’s Dinner on Friday night, March 9, at the Connolly Center. The dinner bestowed six shillelaghs to community members who have done notable things in the city this year. Meanwhile,...

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Read Across America

March 17, 2017
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Read Across America

Miguel and Mrs. Walsh had a unexpected visit from the Cat in the Hat (Sean Burell) in the school hallway during Read Across America Day at the Webster School on Thursday, March 2. The annual celebration brought guest readers to all of the elementary schools in the City. From Mayor Carlo DeMaria to Senator...

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Summer Street Property a Model for Revitalizing Blighted Homes

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There were several points throughout the past 15 months that Jim Soper, director of Inspectional Services (ISD), wanted to simply bulldoze the burnt-out home at 97 Summer St. and call it a day. The pull to quell complaints from the neighborhood and from elected officials was strong, and Soper didn’t like...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Cites Retail Struggles Nationwide for Major Change

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Steve Wynn presented his plan to the residents of Everett and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in 2013 and 2014, he often stressed the retail aspect of his resorts – that a huge amount of the revenues in his resorts came from non-casino features like retail stores. “It’s the non-casino...

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Boston in the Midst of Major Decision on Sullivan Square/Rutherford Avenue

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square goes, so too do the hopes of Everett and the Lower Broadway area – which is poised to sprout wings and fly under the momentum of the Wynn Boston Harbor resort. That is, provided that people can get to it. Maddeningly enough, Everett has almost...

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Everett Pays Final Respects to Naval Officer Chris Brienza

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City and the Everett Schools did their very best to honor Chris Brienza, a fallen active duty Naval officer who died suddenly in a vehicle accident in Florida on March 2. Brienza, 22, was an active duty member of the U.S. Navy and a Second Class Petty Officer serving in...

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Snowplow Owners Have Final Checklist in Preparing for the Storm

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The sun shone brightly and the sky was a beautiful blue on Monday down Tremont Street in Everett, but Greg Antonelli of GTA Services was pacing his equipment yard, stomach in knots, adrenaline rushing as he checked, double checked and triple checked snow plows. While things skies were bright, though cold,...

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St Patrick’s Day Fundraiser

March 10, 2017
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St Patrick’s Day Fundraiser

Irish musicians Danny Novack, Noel Scott and John Ford filled the room with traditional music. Meanwhile, Senator Sal DiDomenico welcomed everyone and threw out a few of his best zingers during his annual St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser in Charlestown on Friday, March 8. The annual dinner and roast benefits the DiDomenico Foundation, and raised...

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