Everett High alum hopes children’s parties will be ‘Tickled Pink’

June 29, 2010
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Everett High alum hopes children’s parties will be ‘Tickled Pink’

Pollyanna Soares, a resident of Everett since 2001 and Class of 2002 graduate of Everett High School, has started a children’s party entertainment business, Tickled Pink Children’s Party Entertainment. Soares is a Class of 2006 graduate of Gordon College where she received a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies and Youth Ministries. She was...

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Licensing Board takes heat over liquor license hearing

June 29, 2010
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The City of Everett License Commission printed a legal notice in the Herald Leader News and Gazette last week about a new license about to be granted at 13 School Street for a place to be known as Backpackers Pub. Because it is a new license, the public disclosure is legally required. However, how...

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Thoughts on the coming of July Fourth

June 29, 2010
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It is the summer of discontent as we approach the 4th of July holiday. In the 234th year of American Independence, there is a feeling held among Americans that the business life of the land is unnatural, strained, weak, and ineffectual. Government’s best effort to make up for the failings and the excesses of...

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Arrest Report 06-29-2010

June 29, 2010
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Monday, June 21 Aldo DiFranco Jr, 47, 206 Bryant St., Malden, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Jose Puentes, 33, 174 Brooks St., East Boston, was arrested on warrants. Ronald Daniels, 48, 423 Eastern Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Tuesday, June 22 Jose Torres, 56, 8...

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Obituaries 06-29-2010

June 29, 2010
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Sabino ‘Sam’ Polcari Everett resident Sabino “Sam” Polcari of Everett died on June 25. The beloved husband of the late Lillian (Oliveri), he was the loving father of Carol Balzotti and her husband, Michael, of Everett, Nancy Polcari of Revere, and Philip Polcari and his wife, Debbie, of Atlanta. He is also survived by...

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Trial starts for Everett murder victim

June 22, 2010
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Trial starts for Everett murder victim

The trial of the East Boston man accused of killing a 27-year-old Everett man inside King Arthur’s Lounge in Chelsea began last week and jurors visited the crime scene Monday. Jesse Camacho, 23, of East Boston, who went by the moniker "Fat Jesse" is charged with first-degree murder for the January 24, 2008, shooting...

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If the oil spill was here

June 22, 2010
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New Englanders, and especially Bostonians, tend to believe that our way of life, our traditions, our geography, our coastline and natural beauty and the changing of the seasons combine to make living one’s life in this area better and more preferable to anywhere else in the nation. New Englanders watching the tragedy unfolding down...

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Talking about priorities

June 22, 2010
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If you asked most residents of Marblehead if they’d ever live in Everett they’d reply with a no. Marblehead and Everett are two places essentially different from one another in many, many ways. But when it comes to the kids – the public school kids – Everett comes out on top in the spending...

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Arrest Report 06-22-2010

June 22, 2010
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Monday, June 14 Alex Barros, 21, of 4 Pearl Street, Somerville, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Christina A. Lockshire, 35, homeless, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault and battery, and domestic assault and battery. Lisa a. McKenzie, 47, of 708 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for violation of a protective order....

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Obituaries 06-22-2010

June 22, 2010
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Gertrude Feldman Peabody resident Gertrude Feldman, a resident of Peabody for over three years and a resident of Wellesley for many years died on June 17. She was 88 years old. A homemaker, she was born in New Hampshire and raised in Malden, she attended the Malden schools and was a graduate of Malden...

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Grant applied for to replace Air Force Road

June 17, 2010
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Grant applied for to replace Air Force Road

Community Development Director Marzie Galazka needed some help to apply for a $1,000,000 grant for roadwork on Air Force Road. And she got the full support of the Board of Aldermen on Monday night without a question. Galazka appeared before the Aldermen on Monday night to authorize Mayor Carlo DeMaria to apply for and...

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Everett ban on tobacco sales in drugstores delayed

June 17, 2010
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This week would have marked the beginning of a new era for cigarette sales in this city. The Everett Board of Health voted to ban the sale of cigarettes in drugstores in Everett May 24. That decision was to have taken effect Tuesday. As a result, cigarettes would no longer be sold at Walgreens...

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Graduates of the Class of 2010

June 17, 2010
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The Everett High School Class of 2010 faces tremendous challenges as the young people set forth in this new chapter in the continuing story of their lives. They are going off to college, into the armed forces or into the workplace. Everything is about challenges for these graduates – and the challenges have never...

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Arrest Report 06-16-2010

June 17, 2010
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Monday, June 7 Donna Almeida, 39, 39 Watts St., Malden, was arrested for illegal possession of Class A substance. Calvin Lawrence, 50, 37 Myrtle St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and threat to commit a crime. Jenysmarie Lopez-Acosta, 24, 800 Claire St., Hyde Park, was arrested for manufacturing, distribution of Class...

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Obituaries 06-16-2010

June 17, 2010
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Judith Alter Vocalist and member of American Guild of Variety Artists Judith M. Alter of Revere died unexpectedly on June 9. She was 77 years old. She was born in Winthrop and was a lifelong Revere resident. She was educated in the Revere Schools and was a graduate of Revere High School. She was...

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David Rodrigues fills Ward Three seat

June 10, 2010
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The Everett Common Council voted unanimously Monday night to have David Rodrigues fill the Ward Three seat vacated by longtime Councilor Sal DiDomenico who resigned last month after being elected the new State Senator. Rodrigues a 2004 Suffolk University graduate and 2010 Suffolk University Law School Graduate will be the new councillor until the...

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Mayor taking action on water losses

June 10, 2010
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The city can generate an additional $200,000 a year if the commercial water meters are replaced. A report by an outside agency which explored the city’s troubled metering system for commercial outlets has determined that great savings can be accomplished if the city takes immediate action. “We are going to move forward with these...

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City will get you if you don’t pay your taxes

June 10, 2010
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During the past 18 months, the city has accelerated its effort to collect unpaid property taxes and to foreclose on properties when its owners have shown no interest or ability to pay the city what they owe. During that time, the city has collected a whopping $2.1 million. In addition, the city has foreclosed...

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EHS baseball team falls in tourney opener

June 10, 2010
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Everett High junior Shaun McGrath pitched well enough to have won any game during the regular season last Saturday in the opening round of the Division 1 North Sectional state tourney. The righthander was invincible for seven innings against Newton South, tossing shutout baseball while yielding only two hits. His teammates in the meantime,...

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Softball team drops close contest in tourney

June 10, 2010
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The Everett High softball team turned in what Coach Stacy Poste termed their best game of the season, but the Lady Crimson Tide fell just short by a score of 3-2 against Greater Boston League rival Malden in the opening round of the Division 1 North Sectional Tournament last Thursday afternoon. “At first we...

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The new football field

June 10, 2010
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The new artificial turf field at Everett Memorial Stadium is nearing completion. And what a moment that will be for this city and for this city’s athletes. When that field is ready and open, it will become a 24/7 possibility for football and soccer players, when before it could barely be used because the...

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Chasing down water Users who don’t pay

June 10, 2010
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For many, many years in this city it was a well known best kept secret that many of the city’s major water users had meters that didn’t record the true level of water use and in some instances, major users by-passed their water meters relying on the city’s inability to read the meters correctly...

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Arrest Report 06-09-2010

June 10, 2010
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Monday, May 31 Chazz M. Campbell, 25, 25 Sherman St., Medford, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Tuesday, June 1 Arthur Russell, 55, 336 Broadway, Everett, was arrested on a arrest warrant. Wednesday, June 2 Gary Brown, 54, 34 Woodlawn St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Luis Mondini, 20, 394...

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Obituaries 06-09-2010

June 10, 2010
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Paul Cunneen Plumber, Former Everett Pop Warner Coach Paul R. Cunneen, a local plumber in Malden and surrounding areas, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital surrounded by his loving family on June 4 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 47 years old. Born in Chelsea, the son of Lorraine...

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