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Holiday gift giveaway brings cheer to Everett’s older adults

December 30, 2009
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Holiday gift giveaway brings cheer to Everett’s older adults

Be a Santa to a Senior, the popular campaign that delivers hundreds of gifts to seniors in Everett and surrounding towns was again a success in 2009. Home Instead Senior Care of Melrose, along with Johnnie’s Foodmaster, partnered with area senior centers and senior organizations to provide gifts for seniors that might otherwise receive...

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Socket to Ya – Electric rates in Massachusetts are some of the highest in the country

December 17, 2009
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Socket to Ya – Electric rates in Massachusetts are some of the highest in the country

Leaving the porch light on, running an air conditioner at night or using a longer cycle on the clothes dryer are all decisions that, in Massachusetts, will cost more than just about anywhere else in the country. As the cost of everything has risen in the last few years, electricity rates in Massachusetts have...

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Water bill errors draw ire – Councilors contend that there is a gusher not a trickle of complaints about water bills

December 17, 2009
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While several Councilors did not shoot the messenger on Wednesday night at the Common Council meeting, Water Department employee Fran Sordillo did get an earful about the problems in the billing process. Councilor William Cardello let Sordillo know in no uncertain terms that the billing department and meter reading processes were very inadequate. “A...

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Ribbon Cutting – Eagle Bank opens new state of the art facility

December 9, 2009
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Ribbon Cutting – Eagle Bank opens new state of the art facility

To commemorate the first day of business at the new building, Eagle Bank officials and invited guests held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Eagle Bank’s Business Banking and Loan Center, located at 350 Broadway, on Monday. The Center houses the Bank’s Commercial and Residential Lending, Loan Servicing, and Deposit Operations departments, with a drive-up...

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School committee passes CORI requirement for members

December 9, 2009
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CORI reports are now mandatory for all the members of the Everett School Committee following a 7-0 vote Monday night approving the measure. School Committeeman Stephen Smith was not in attendance while School Committeeman Sandro Colarausso missed the meeting in order to be with his father who wasn’t feeling well. CORI reports itemize the...

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Many new updates to City website with more expected in coming year

December 9, 2009
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is pleased to officially launch a design update to the city’s award winning website. Michael Matarazzo, the City Clerk, is also the designer and developer of the site, with assistance from Gary Jones, the City’s IT Director and Matt Laidlaw the City’s Director of Communications. The Mayor thanked the trio...

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New Public Health Director joins administration

November 25, 2009
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New Public Health Director joins administration

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that Heidi Porter, MPH, RS/REHS, is joining the City of Everett as Public Health Director. The Mayor is thrilled to welcome Ms. Porter and her vision of developing a dynamic, twenty-first century Health Department. She will achieve this through collaboration with residents, city departments and state and...

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Jackie Doyle dead at 73

November 25, 2009
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Jackie Doyle, one of this city’s best known men about town, has died following a period of failing health. He was 73. A slight man with a perpetual smile and friendly demeanor, Doyle was a close personal friend of former Mayor John Hanlon. “I’ve lost a dear friend. But the city has lost one...

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H1N1 vaccine available in Everett

November 25, 2009
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and the Everett Health Department announce the first H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Clinic to be held on Saturday Nov.28, 2009 from 9 -11a.m. at the Lafayette School, 117 Edith St. Everett. This clinic is available for Everett residents only. As recommended by the Federal Government priority will be given to...

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Making Christmas closer for those stationed away – Group seeks donations of gifts for local servicemen and women

November 19, 2009
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Christmas is a very lonely time for the men and women serving in the armed forces away from homes and families. In Everett, parents and friends of the servicemen and women are going to make this Christmas a little brighter. The group under the leadership of Dottie Costanza, Patty Cruciotti, Patti Kenney and Martha...

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