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Everett Credit Union hosts free college planning seminar

October 31, 2009
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Everett Credit Union hosts free college planning seminar

On Tuesday, October 13, Everett Credit Union (ECU) hosted a college planning seminar at Everett High School for juniors and seniors in Everett and surrounding communities. Melissa Hunt of Credit Union StudentChoice presented “How to Prepare, Pay, and Stay in College.” The presentation was well received with 171 students, parents, and staff in attendance....

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Robotics class at Everett High School Scoring high interest and achievements

October 21, 2009
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Robotics class at Everett High School Scoring high interest and achievements

A recently instituted class in robotics at Everett High School (EHS) was a commanding success, and the School Committee got a glimpse of it at Monday night’s meeting. Students with robots they programmed through the use of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, wowed members of the school committee, who praised the program, which is...

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Richard Hughes is remembered warmly by family and friends

October 21, 2009
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People filled the Our Lady of Grace Church Tuesday morning to pay tribute to Richard G. “Dick” Hughes, 75, a man who touched so many lives and helped so many people in a gracious, unassuming manner. Mr. Hughes died on October 16. He was 75 years old. Family members, friends and colleagues at the...

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Man arraigned for murder of Everett woman

October 13, 2009
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A 38-year-old Somerville man was arraigned in Malden District Court on Tuesday morning for the stabbing death of Sheila Santos. The 26-year-old exotic dancer was allegedly stabbed 33 times by Antonio Marcos Ferreira, who dumped her body on the back stairs of the Everett apartment house she was living in at 154 Main Street....

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Everett youth charged in vicious beating

October 13, 2009
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An Everett youth is being charged in an alleged vicious beating in downtown Boston that left a South End man with permanent brain damage – and it was all over Chinese food. On Mother’s Day, May 10, three Roxbury youths and Eric Wallace, 19, of Everett, were in Boston Chinatown eating at the New...

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Investigation continues in homicide – Young Brazilian woman murdered on Main Street

October 7, 2009
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Investigation continues in homicide – Young Brazilian woman murdered on Main Street

The stabbing death of a 26 year-old Everett woman early Friday morning between 1:30 – 2:30 a.m. outside of the 154 Main Street building where she lived has led to an intense hunt for her murderer. Sheila Santos, an immigrant from Brazil, who worked as an exotic dancer at a club in Stoughton, was...

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Sen. Galluccio involved in car accident on Sunday

October 7, 2009
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Sen. Galluccio involved in car accident on Sunday

Embroiled in another driving controversy, Everett’s State Sen. Anthony Galluccio (D-Cambridge) said on Tuesday afternoon that he panicked and fled following a car accident on Sunday in Cambridge because of his bad driving record. In a statement issued by e-mail on Tuesday, Galluccio did not indicate whether or not alcohol was involved, instead saying...

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Chamber dinner Oct. 13 – 5 business to be recognized for commitment

October 3, 2009
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Chamber dinner Oct. 13 – 5 business to be recognized for commitment

Despite the present economic times, the Everett Chamber of Commerce will be noting a positive year at its Annual Dinner introducing the Officers and Directors on October 13. In addition, five local companies will be recognized for their continued commitment to the Everett community. Chamber Executive Director Bob Laquidara says that while the Chamber...

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Aldermen approve residential tax exemption

October 3, 2009
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Following the actions of the Common Council, the Everett Board of Aldermen approved the 20% exemption for owner occupied taxpayers at Monday evening’s meeting. Assessor William Hart appeared before the aldermen to answer any questions that they might have about the measure. Alderman Michael Marchese questioned whether the law of diminishing returns comes into...

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School population continues rising

September 24, 2009
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School population continues rising

Two weeks ago, School Superintendent Fred Foresteire predicted that Everett’s public school population would break the 6,000 mark for the first time since the 1970’s. Not only was he right – the school population hit 6,000 last Tuesday. However, during the week, school population continued its upward rise to 6,030 – and with no...

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