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Mayor: “State Confirms $3.5 Million in Free Cash”

November 2, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. was very pleased to hear from the Department of Revenue and their certification of the city’s $3.5 Million in Free Cash.  With the good news from the State, the Mayor is continuing to face the challenge of shrinking the fixed costs of the city, costs that drive the largest portion...

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Will the Proposed City Charter Fly?

November 2, 2011
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Does Everett need to change its form of government?  That is the question before the voters on Tuesday. In the last municipal election, voters overwhelmingly supported the creation of a charter commission to re-draft a new city charter. One major highlight of the newly proposed Charter is going from a bi-cameral form of government...

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Election 2011

November 2, 2011
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Election Day, November 8 is less than a week away and while many consider this a quiet election for Everett, there is a very active Mayor’s race between Councilor Peter Napolitano and current Mayor Carlo DeMaria as well as the possible adoption of a new city charter. Both candidates for Mayor are taking nothing...

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Who You Gonna Call? Local Group Takes Scientific Approach to Seeking out and Solving Ghost Stories, Paranormal Experiences

October 26, 2011
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Who You Gonna Call? Local Group Takes Scientific Approach to Seeking out and Solving Ghost Stories, Paranormal Experiences

Scott Trainito doesn’t nec­essarily believe in ghosts – or more appropriately, the paranormal – but that hasn’t stopped him from looking for them time and again over the past five years. As the founder of Para-Boston Investigators, based in East Boston, the Everett resi­dent and Eastie postman has put together a diverse team of...

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The Race for Mayor: DeMaria and Napolitano Answer Questions from Everett’s Immigrant Community in Forum

October 26, 2011
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The Race for Mayor: DeMaria and Napolitano Answer Questions from Everett’s Immigrant Community in Forum

With less than two weeks to go before election day, both mayoral candidates, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Councilor Peter Napolitano can be likened to sprinters in a hundred yard dash as they seek to get their message out to as many Everett voters as possible. On Tuesday night, the two candidates squared off before...

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Everett Schools Homecoming King and Queen

October 20, 2011
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Everett Schools Homecoming King and Queen

The Everett Schools held a successful Homecoming Parade and Game Saturday. Shown above on the Homecoming Float in the parade are Homecoming King Keenan Shelton and Queen Barbara Coelho and the Queen’s Ladies in Waiting Vianca Colocho, Rachel Holt, Deanna Johnson, and Katelyn Steeves. See additional parade photos on pages 4 and 5.

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Pope John’s Fineran Inducted in to Volleyball Coaches Hall of Fame

October 20, 2011
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Pope John’s Fineran Inducted in to Volleyball Coaches Hall of Fame

Richard Fineran never played or coached volleyball until 1997 when at the age of 49 he founded the volleyball program at Northeast Regional Vocational High School in Wakefield. Six years later Fineran’s team won the Commonwealth Athletic Conference championship. He stepped away from the game for one year before coming out of retirement to...

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Sen. DiDomenico and Rep. Smith Announce Additional Funding for Everett

October 20, 2011
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Last week, the Massachusetts Legislature passed the Fiscal Years 2011 and 2012 Supplemental Appropriations bill, which allowed for approximately $422,506 in additional local aid funding for Everett. “This is great news for Everett,” said Senator Sal DiDomenico.   “These funds can be used by the City to address any unmet needs brought on by budget...

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Master Brewers: Two New Micro-breweries Open on Charlton Street

October 12, 2011
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Master Brewers: Two New Micro-breweries Open on Charlton Street

Everett is now home to two brand new nano-breweries. Idle Hands Brewery, led by founder and owner  Chris Tkach of Charlestown, and Night Shift Brewing, led by founders and owners Rob Burns, Michael Oxton, and Michael O’Mara of Somerville are located in adjacent units inside a building off of Route 99 South at 3...

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DiBiaso dominates: Quarterback Throws Five TD Passes as Everett High Improves to 5-0

October 12, 2011
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DiBiaso dominates: Quarterback Throws Five TD Passes as Everett High Improves to 5-0

We’re sure that all-time greats like Charlie Brickley and Frank Nuzzo Jr. and Diamond Ferri and Omar Easy and more recently Frank III and Matt Nuzzo had some memorable quarters during their spectacular careers in the Everett High football program. But Everett High senior quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso may have surpassed them all with his...

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