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Super Bowl Champions:Everett Bests Rival Xaverian to Win State Championship

December 11, 2017
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Super Bowl Champions:Everett Bests Rival Xaverian to Win State Championship

By Cary Shuman Xaverian was controlling the ball and the clock in the first half, but Everett showed its mettle when it mattered most. With Everett holding a four-point lead at the half, junior quarterback Jake Willcox and the state’s best offense went to work, scoring on the first possession of the second half...

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Richard Baniewicz, School Committee Member, Dies ‘Unexpectedly’

December 11, 2017
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Richard Baniewicz, School Committee Member, Dies ‘Unexpectedly’

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The news on Saturday that longtime Everett resident and School Committeeman Richard Baniewicz had passed unexpectedly came as a shock. Baniewicz, 67, was admired and well-respected across the city and everyone who spoke about him and knew him said, “Richie was a great guy.” Baniewicz served on the Everett School...

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Senate President Situation Reverberates in Everett Circles

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Beacon Hill has reverberated with scandal this week due to the situation surrounding Senate President Stan Rosenberg – who has now stepped down temporarily – the tremors of that conflict have certainly made waves in Everett too. The situation started last Thursday when the Boston Globe reported an alleged sexual...

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Electric Atmosphere Lights Up Crowd at Gillette Stadium

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Shortly before 8 p.m. on Saturday night, the Everett High band took their front-row seats at Gillette Stadium and began belting out the school’s typical fight songs. Fans from Everett, players from the past, and excited parents and relatives of current players began filing into the lower deck of the professional...

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Baniewicz’s Passing Creates Vacancy on School Committee

December 11, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The sad, sudden passing of School Committeeman Richard Baniewicz last Saturday, mere weeks before he was to begin a new term in office, will create a vacancy on the School Committee, which just a month ago filled a vacancy following the sudden passing of the late Robert Carreiro. According to...

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MGC,Wynn and Others Watching Federal Sports Betting Case Closely

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the merits of legalizing sports betting nationwide, eyes in Everett and at the state Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) can’t help but focus on that decision as well. Were the court to side with those pushing to legalize sports betting nationwide – as it currently only...

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Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

December 1, 2017
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Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Abby McCabe, Jeff McCabe of the Everett Police Department, and Valerie Guite filled plates at the Mass. Badge Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The annual dinner welcomed all members of the community to celebrate the holiday over a traditional turkey dinner overseen by volunteers from the Police Department and other community organizations. Hundreds...

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Super Saturday is Here:Everett Football Looks to Cap off Perfect Season

December 1, 2017
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By Cary Shuman One big step remains in what could be an historic season for the Everett High School football team in its first season as a Division 1 independent. Coach John DiBiaso’s unbeaten and top-ranked 2017 contingent will play Xaverian Brothers High School in the Division 1 Super Bowl on Saturday (8 p.m.)...

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Mayor, Immigration Leaders Call on Congress for Permanent Solution to TPS and DACA

December 1, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Perhaps the most powerful moment in the press conference outside City Hall on Tuesday morning was near the end when Mayor Carlo DeMaria went off script. Embracing Arisellas Flores, a seventh-grader from the Madeleine English School whose parents have Temporary Protective Status (TPS) and could be sent back to their native...

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Local Immigrants Seek for Council Support on TPS and DACA

December 1, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. For the second time in less than a month, local immigrant support organizations and the families they serve filled the Everett Council Chamber on Monday night to ask the Council to help protect local immigrant residents living and working in the city legally. The Council obliged, kind of, sending a...

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