Arrest Report 03-31-2010

March 31, 2010
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Monday, March 22 Craig Mitchell, 34, Commorant St., was arrested for resisting arrest. Wednesday, March 24 Donald Williams, 45, 7 Karen Cr., Billerica, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, failure to stop, operating unregistered motor vehicle. Thursday, March 25 Troy Davis, 30, 14 Irving St., Everett, was arrested for being disorderly...

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Second debate pumps campaign

March 23, 2010
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Second debate pumps campaign

The second debate between candidates running to fill the empty seat left by Senator Anthony Galluccio’s resignation was held in Cambridge at the Senior Center last week. Like the forum held in Chelsea two weeks ago, it was well attended with all the candidates addressing the crowd with their platforms and future plans for...

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Whittier School Literacy Night

March 23, 2010
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By Amy Whynott Morrill For Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on Tuesday, March 2, the Whittier School celebrated by bringing together members of the community, students and parents. Everyone joined together to share dinner, to listen to students recite poetry, and to play a bit of Bingo. Over 300 people attended the two-hour long event. A...

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Health care for all; but at what cost?

March 23, 2010
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The Democrats celebrated a triumph when the health care reform bill passed Sunday. It was a victory for the 30 million or so Americans who cannot afford to have health insurance. It was also a victory for those who have children or family members applying for health insurance with pre-existing conditions. They can no...

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Arrest Report 03-24-2010

March 23, 2010
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Monday, March 15 Fabio Oliveira, 28, 9 Calhoun Ave., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Tuesday, March 16 William Mendez, 23, 84 Marlboro St., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, failure to wear seat belt. Joseph Reed, 37, 86 Rosewood Dr., Stoughton, was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, March...

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Obituaries 03-23-2010

March 23, 2010
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Albert Pantano 36 year Bartender at Jevelli’s in East Boston Albert W. Pantano of Everett, formerly of Revere and Somerville, died on March 20. He was 81 years old. A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of VFW Post 6712 and the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose. He...

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Everett school population growing by the week

March 11, 2010
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As the 2009-2010 school year heads into its spring phase, Everett’s public school system is experiencing growing pains. With each passing week throughout the entire school year so far, the school population has increased. School officials monitoring the situation are convinced the upward swing in school population is going to continue unabated leading to...

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Giantassio files signatures for rep race – more to follow?

March 11, 2010
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Dennis Giantassio has filed his signatures and his name will likely appear on the ballot as he attempts his first run for political office against Everett Representative Steven “Stat” Smith. According to a variety of local sources, former Mayor John Hanlon is apparently considering a run. Hanlon has told friends and supporters that he’d...

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Happy Anniversary Carlo and Stacy

March 11, 2010
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his lovely wife Stacy celebrated their 13th Wedding Anniversary this week. We understand the mayor and his wife were celebrating the anniversary when the call came in to the mayor asking him to run down to city hall to make an appearance at an Aldermen’s meeting. He did this –...

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Parking at Waters Avenue needs some discussion

March 11, 2010
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The developer of a major housing project on Waters Avenue has petitioned the city for a variance. The developer needs close to 400 parking spaces for the 198 units he is seeking to build. However, paper work presented at city hall reveals he is asking to provide 98 spaces only. If approved, such a...

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Anthony Ventura

March 11, 2010
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The former owner of Everett Square Sporting Goods, Anthony Ventura, was one of this city’s best-known downtown businesspeople. He was a good, good guy – a generous man who understood his business and who cared about his clientele. Inside his store, he catered to the sporting equipment needs of generations of Everett’s girls and...

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Obituaries 03-10-2010

March 11, 2010
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Catherine Mellor Somerville resident Catherine M. (Jones) Mellor of Somerville died on March 6. She was the beloved wife of Edward J. Mellor; loving mother of Scott Mellor of Somerville; sister of Lenetta Ruggiero of Wilmington, Norma J. Jones of Everett, Spencer of Melrose, Neal of Tewksbury, David of Maine, Joseph of Waltham, and...

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Arrest Report 03-10-2010

March 11, 2010
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Monday, March 1 Gianpaolo Cerretani, 18, 25 Fenwick St., Somerville, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, March 2 Luis Cintron, 31, 913 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for manufacturing, distributing, disposal of Class B substance, possession with intent to distribute near school zone, conspiracy violation of controlled substance. Brian DiGaetano, 35, 308 Washington Ave., Chelsea,...

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Business owners seek tax rate relief

March 4, 2010
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Business owners seek tax rate relief

The high commercial tax rate is causing a negative impact to many businesses throughout the city and especially in the downtown area. Coupled with the downturn in the economy, the commercial tax rate, which now stands at $37 per $1,000 – the second highest in the state – is making the sale of commercial...

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EHS girls hockey team edged in tourney

March 4, 2010
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The Everett High girls hockey team dropped a heartbreaking 4-3 decision to Framingham in a preliminary round contest of the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional tournament last Monday. “It was a tough loss for us,” said EHS head coach Joe McLaughlin, whose 9-7-4 Lady Crimson Tide were seeded 25th in the North bracket and...

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Councilors explore new tax levy

March 4, 2010
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Everett City Councilors Lou Sierra and Adam Ragucci are not going to let things rest at Monday night’s meeting. Both councilors have issues in their wards. “We are closing in on a year now and nothing has been done,” Sierra said referring to the water damage being done to homeowners property on Mt. Washington...

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Spiraling cost for city employee health insurance unsustainable

March 4, 2010
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As Mayor Carlo DeMaria goes about the effort of cutting city spending, he must ultimately and inevitably deal with the health care monster – that is – the cost of insuring the city’s employees. It turns out, Everett’s per employee cost for supplying city paid for health insurance is $26,000 a year. According to...

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Pay your taxes, Representative Smith

March 4, 2010
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The list of those property owners in Everett who have not paid their property taxes was printed last week for public scrutiny according to the law. One of those making the list was Representative Steve Smith. We would urge Rep. Smith to pay his taxes like the rest of us. He especially, should not...

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Arrest Report 03-04-2010

March 4, 2010
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Monday, February 22 Elena Aresco, 32, 21 Russell St., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession of C lass A substance. John Colon, 53, 157 Park St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Tuesday, February 23 Cesar Delgado, 36, Homeless, was arrested for possession with intent to...

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Obituaries 03-03-2010

March 4, 2010
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Victoria Capone Known for her quick wit and unique personality Victoria R. (Domenichello) Capone of Everett died peacefully February 24 at The Lighthouse Nursing Home in Revere. She was 97 years old. The wife of the late Anthony B. Capone Sr., she was born and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Edward...

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First LNG delivery from Yemen arrives inside Boston Harbor

February 25, 2010
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First LNG delivery from Yemen arrives inside Boston Harbor

The Maran Gas Coronis, the LNG tanker carrying liquefied natural gas from Yemen to New England came into Boston Harbor on the low tide without incident early Tuesday morning and docked at the Distrigas Terminal in Everett. Despite protests from Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Chelsea city manager Jay Ash and...

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Lady Crimson Tide fall in tourney opener

February 25, 2010
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Although the most successful season in 17 years for the Everett High girls basketball program came to an end Monday evening with a 71-55 loss at Peabody in the opening round of the MIAA Division 1 North sectional tournament, EHS head coach Tammy Turner reminded her team that they had much to be proud...

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Boys indoor track team competes at State Meet

February 25, 2010
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A large contingent of the Everett High boys indoor track competed Saturday in the Division I State Meet that was held at the Reggie Lewis Center. David Lima, competing in the 600 meter run, was the top finisher for the Crimson Tide, grabbing eighth place in the large field in a time of 1:25.24....

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School committee concerned with absentee ballot process

February 25, 2010
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The Everett School Committee has asked Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin for a review of the absentee ballot process in the city of Everett. This is not breaking news. The School Committee earlier had made the initial request following the November election. Monday night, the School Committee sent Galvin a second notice requesting...

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