Boys track team races past Medford

May 8, 2010
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The Everett High boys track team rolled to a pair of impressive victories this past week, defeating GBL rival Medford on Monday and St. Mary’s of Lynn, a non league rival, last Wednesday. A number of Coach Shelanda Irish’s squad turned in multiple strong performances to key the 96-27 runaway (no pun intended) over...

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Girls track team defeats Medford

May 8, 2010
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The Everett High girls track team claimed their first triumph of the season with a 65-53 victory over Medford on Monday. "This was a nice victory and it was good for the girls to get that first win," said EHS head coach Shelanda Irish. A trio of Lady Crimson Tide led the way for...

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Softball team edges Lynn English, 4-3

May 8, 2010
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The Everett High softball team earned a hard fought 4-3 victory over Lynn English last Tuesday. Lady Crimson Tide hurler Michelle Zullo tossed a complete game gem for Coach Stacy Poste’s squad, going all seven innings and limiting English to just three hits and one earned run while fanning nine enemy hitters. "Michelle pitched...

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Tennis teams swing into action

May 8, 2010
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The Everett High boys and girls tennis teams have competed in four matches thus far this season, with the girls sporting a 2-2 mark and the boys standing at 1-3. Both squads were scheduled to hit the road to take on GBL rivals Malden yesterday (Tuesday), Medford tomorrow, and Cambridge on Monday.

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The water crisis and response

May 8, 2010
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Locally, we can thank Mayor Carlo DeMaria for taking swift action to avert greater problems than there were following the rupture of a major water delivery pipe in Weston on Saturday. The mayor went into action immediately with the fire and police departments and with the city’s very able public health officials to put...

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The School Department budget

May 8, 2010
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The city’s School Department is facing a fiscal crisis this year unlike any other in many years past. Without added funding this year, the city’s school budget will barely take care of current business let alone moving forward into new territory. Fixed costs being what they are, and funding cuts taking a toll on...

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Arrest Report 05-06-2010

May 8, 2010
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Monday, April 19 Bruno Anthony Beamer, 23, of 127 Glendale Street, Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and violation of a protective order. Matthew Joseph Boczenowski, 27, of 110 Dedham Street, Newton, was arrested for Newton warrant arrest, Lexington warrant arrest, Malden warrant arrest, Cambridge warrant arrest, Boston warrant arrest and Sherborn...

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Obituaries 05-06-2010

May 8, 2010
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William Brownlie Award Winning Insurance Executive William D. Brownlie-Westford of Westford, MA, a former resident of Everett and a 33 year resident of Chelmsford and of East Sandwich, died April 29 at home with his family at his side after a courageous 15 month battle with a very rare form of T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma....

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Senator elected; new race underway

April 21, 2010
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Senator elected; new race underway

No sooner had Everett City Councilor Sal DiDomenico defeated his main rival Cambridge Attorney Tim Flaherty to win the special senate primary election to fill the seat left vacant by former Senator Anthony Galluccio, Flaherty announced that he would be running in the September primary for the senate seat, again. DiDomenico’s 120-vote victory in...

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McGrath shines on the mound in 3-2 win over Dennis-Yarmouth

April 21, 2010
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McGrath shines on the mound in 3-2 win over Dennis-Yarmouth

The Everett High baseball team pulled out an exciting 3-2 win at Dennis Yarmouth in 10 innings in a Patriots Day game on Monday. Shawn McGrath was the starting pitcher for the Crimson Tide and hurled what EHS head coach Joe Marchese termed “the best game of his varsity career,” as Shawn tossed eight...

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Citywide spring cleanup set for May 15

April 21, 2010
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Special to the Independent With April showers putting the halt to the Citywide clean-up last weekend, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., the Everett Beautification Committee, Everett Kiwanis, and Recylebank have rescheduled Cleanup Day to Saturday May 15, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This year’s clean-up will primarily focus on cleanup of area parks and...

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Congratulations Sal

April 21, 2010
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Last week’s special election produced a new state senator for and from Everett – Sal DiDomenico. We congratulate Sal on his campaign. We congratulate the voters of Everett for getting out and voting. In a close race, the Everett vote was the whole difference, and then some. Again, our best wishes go to senator-elect...

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The cruel irony in politics

April 21, 2010
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Sal DiDomenico won the special election – the first big battle – but Cambridge Attorney Tim Flaherty may win the war. Flaherty is already collecting signatures for a senate primary run in September. DiDomenico is also gathering signatures for the same effort. There is no rest for the weary and these two are ready...

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Everett’s Big Bellies

April 21, 2010
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The city has rolled out the Big Belly barrels that are solar powered, immune from the elements and closed off to rodents. Many of you will notice them in various parts of the city where they have been deployed. The mayor has shown great vision in purchasing these barrels. Since they are trash compactors...

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Syblis wins 100 & 200 Bailey also double winner

April 21, 2010
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Ian Syblis and Ken Bailey were double winners for the Everett High boys track team in their meet with Malden last week. Syblis captured both sprint events, speeding to victory in the 100 dash in 11.6 seconds and then doing likewise in the 200 in 23.5. Bailey was the master of the throwing events,...

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Kernan wins mile and two mile in Malden meet

April 21, 2010
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Everett High sophomore Maeve Kernan pulled off an unusual double victory by capturing both the mile and two mile events in last week’s meet with Malden. Maeve ran a 6:22.1 in the mile and posted a time of 14:12.1 to capture the two mile event. “Maeve’s time was a bit off her usual performance...

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Softball team drops two close contests

April 21, 2010
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The Everett High softball dropped a pair of close encounters with non league rivals Swampscott and Marblehead this past week. Michelle Zullo was the headline star for the Lady Crimson Tide in a 3-2 defeat to Swampscott in 10 innings last Tuesday. Michelle went all 10 frames, fanning nine enemy batters while walking only...

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Arrest Report 04-21-2010

April 21, 2010
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Sunday, April 11 Dominic Cogliano, 39, 52 Evans St., Medford, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Justin Cullinane, 19, 19 Church St., Hyde Park, MA, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Robinson Dos Santos, 36, 30 Hancock St., Malden, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle while unlicensed,...

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Obituaries 04-21-2010

April 21, 2010
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Claire Diefenbach Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston Claire A. (Speranza) Diefenbach of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on April 18. She was the beloved daughter of Mary (Tarantino) and Salvatore Speranza of East Boston; sister of Laura and her husband, James W. O’Brien II, of Salem, Janice and her husband, Lawrence...

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DiDomenico wins squeaker

April 15, 2010
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DiDomenico wins squeaker

Everett City Councillor Sal DiDomenico will now be Senator Sal DiDomenico following a razor-thin victory in a hotly contested special election which ended Tuesday evening with a 1 percent difference separating him from his chief opponent, Cambridge Attorney Tim Flaherty. DiDomenico claimed victory at 9:21 p.m. inside the Silver Fox, where hundreds of his...

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Eight suspicious fires set in 20 minutes Saturday night

April 15, 2010
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Everett police are working frantically to identify an alleged arsonist who apparently set eight fires within a span of about 90 minutes in locations throughout the city on Saturday night. The series of fires that occurred on Broadway, Foster Street, Villa Avenue, Pleasantview Avenue and in three locations on Lexington Street, were all apparently...

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Bank buying back stock; recommended by Wall Street

April 15, 2010
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Meridian Interstate Bankcorp, Inc., owner of the East Boston Savings Bank – which operates a major branch in Everett on Route 16 – has announced that it will be buying back shares that were already distributed. In addition, the company received a very favorable buy rating from a prominent Wall Street financial analyst. Sterne...

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Baseball team pulls put 7-6 over Marblehead

April 15, 2010
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It may not have been pretty, but a win is a win is a win, as the Everett High baseball team earned its first victory of the season with a 7-6 triumph at Marblehead last Thursday. “Marblehead’s field is near the ocean and the wind was cold and blowing all day,” said EHS head...

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Softball team defeats Revere

April 15, 2010
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It was a week of ups and downs for the Everett High softball team, as the Lady Crimson Tide posted a 14-6 win over Revere last Thursday, but dropped a 12-0 decision to Lynn Classical Monday. “The Revere game featured the best hitting I’ve seen from this group,” said EHS head coach Stacey Poste,...

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