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TEASA students attend State House Rally

March 30, 2011
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TEASA students attend State House Rally

Five Everett High School students and members Teens in Everett Against Substance Abuse (TEASA) last week joined more than 200 youths from across the Commonwealth at an anti-tobbaco rally at the State House. The students met with State Senator Sal DiDomenico for more than a half-hour and discussed ways in which the tobacco industry...

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Public Hearing will Focus on Charter Review

March 30, 2011
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Everett Independent Staff A major public hearing is being held Wednesday evening starting at 7 p.m. at city hall council chamber to hear from Everett residents about their views on the preliminary report recently released by the Charter Review Committee. After many months of research and study the Charter Review Committee has come up...

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Jason Marcus Acquitted in Sexual Assault Case

March 30, 2011
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After three years of trials and tribulations in the court system Councilor Jason Marcus was acquitted of charges that he groped an Everett salon owner after receiving a haircut in the days following Thanksgiving 2008. The acquittal came last week after a three-day trial in Malden District Court. Thus ended a series of events...

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Parlin School Students Visit MIT

March 23, 2011
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Parlin School Students Visit MIT

Parlin School sixth graders enjoyed an exciting day of learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology earlier this month, courtesy of Science from Scientists, a Boston-based non-profit that strives to improve science and technology awareness in fourth through eighth graders. During their field trip, the Parlin students toured MIT, experiencing a vivid snapshot of...

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Denise Hanlon Will Take Part in EEFI Program

March 23, 2011
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Denise Hanlon Will Take Part in EEFI Program

Special to the Independent The head of Everett’s pre-school program will attend a statewide forum sponsored by Community Advocates for Young Learners  (CAYL) designed to help teachers expand their core knowledge in early childhood education. Denise Hanlon, the lead teacher at the Adams School, which provides free pre-school education to children throughout the district,...

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Two Men Indicted in Everett Bank Robbery

March 23, 2011
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Robert Giannino, 34, of Medford has been indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury for unarmed robbery and conspiracy in connection with the robbery of an Everett bank in January according to Middlesex District Attorney Girard Leone. James Gordon Chase, his alleged accomplice, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and negligent operation of...

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Local Kids Participate in Rec Center Basketball Camp

March 16, 2011
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Local Kids Participate in Rec Center Basketball Camp

Everett students got a chance to work on their basketball skills during the Everett Recreation Departments basketballcamp. Former and current students from Lesley College helped with the program.

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Eagle Bank Donates to Tailored for Success

March 16, 2011
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Eagle Bank Donates to Tailored for Success

On March 3, 2011, Christine Falzarano (above left), Vice President, and Heather Wetterneck (above right), Assistant Vice President and CRA Officer, of Eagle Bank presented Elizabeth Hart, Founder and Executive Director of Tailored for Success, with a check for $250.00 to support her  work to help underprivileged and economically struggling individuals return to the...

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Work to Start on Repaving Streets

March 16, 2011
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The Aldermen were told at Monday night’s meeting at City Hall  that residents on Evelyn Road, Reynolds Ave. and County Road will be receiving new sidewalks, trees and repaved streets starting in April.  City Engineer Julius Ofurie said that the bids were opened last week and that residents will be notified of the exact...

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How Safe Are We?

March 16, 2011
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The events in Japan, where three out of four nuclear reactors at a power producing plant are apparently ruptured and spewing radiation, are a reason to look closer at Everett’s relationship to danger. This isn’t meant as an indictment of the LNG people who manage the two largest tanks of the gas on the...

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