The road to a Super Bowl title begins with a long road trip

September 10, 2010
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By Cary Shuman The preliminaries are over. The main events start Friday night in Leominster. The Everett High football team, a perennial contender for the Division 1 state championship ever since John DiBiaso arrived on the scene, should be in the hunt for a Super Bowl berth once again. The Tide already have one...

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9/11 Anniversary

September 10, 2010
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We again mark the terrorist attacks launched upon us on September 11, 2001. We again remember the dead from those attacks – and we remember and recall the memories of those who have died fighting terrorism since we decided to go after those who would destroy our way of life if given the chance....

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Arrest Report 09-10-2010

September 10, 2010
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Tuesday, August 31 Luis Manuel Blanks, 19, of 38 Jacobs Street, Dorchester, was arrested for warrant arrest Mark F. Zraket, 44, of 820 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, was arrested for armed robbery and armed robbery with intent to murder. Wednesday, September 1 Angelique R. Kane, 31, of 742 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for larceny. Thursday,...

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Obituaries 09-10-2010

September 10, 2010
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Anthony Faletra Polaroid retiree, John Hancock consultant Anthony "Tony" L. Faletra of Peabody died peacefully at home while in the comforting presence of his family. He was 75 years old. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Alfonso and Antoinette (Marino) Faletra. He lived in Chelsea in his youth and was...

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Wonderland Closed – After 75 years the Greyhound Park locks its doors with little fanfare

August 25, 2010
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Wonderland Closed – After 75 years the Greyhound Park locks its doors with little fanfare

A simple sign hung on the front door Thursday morning at Wonderland Greyhound Park. There were no press conferences held or historic photos rolled out. In fact, Revere’s largest employer for decades and its claim to fame for years just sputtered out of existence with only a handful of words. "Wonderland Park is closed...

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Cambridge Health Alliance Golf Tournament raises over $75K to benefit Whidden Hospital Campus

August 25, 2010
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Cambridge Health Alliance Golf Tournament raises over $75K to benefit Whidden Hospital Campus

Over 100 golfers participated in the seventh annual Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Golf Tournament, held at the Andover Country Club on August 16. The event raised more than $75,000 to support CHA’s critical community health mission. The CHA Golf Tournament was established to raise money for CHA’s Whidden Hospital campus, which serves the 200,000...

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Everett connection to Chelsea death

August 25, 2010
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A 55 – year -old Chelsea man crossing Broadway in that city late at night last weekend was hit and killed by a Chelsea Police vehicle answering an Everett Police call for assistance. That call for aid was confirmed by Everett police officials. The accident took place at approximately 11:15 p.m. The death of...

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Independent sponsoring debate between DiDomenico-Flaherty

August 25, 2010
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Senator Sal DiDomenico and senate candidate Attorney Tim Flaherty are being asked to participate in a one on one debate moderated by the editor of the Everett Independent and scheduled to be held at the Lafayette School September 3 from 6-9 p.m. The School Committee has been asked to allow the auditorium at the...

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Heating up

August 25, 2010
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The contest between former Mayor John Hanlon and State Representative Stat Smith proves that politics is alive and well in Everett. With twin visibilities – major sign holding efforts last weekend – both candidates for the state representative seat held by Smith gathered their forces. Smith and his followers stood with signs in Everett...

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Arrest Report 08-25-2010

August 25, 2010
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Monday, August 16 Romel Abraham, 48, 5 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested for being disorderly person, resisting arrest. Jarrid DiGiovanni, 31, 39 Arch St., Malden, was arrested for uttering false check. Melissa J. Hardy, 31, 80 Park Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Patrice M. Nicholson, 30, 17 County Rd., Everett, was arrested...

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Obituaries 08-25-2010

August 25, 2010
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Concetta Mary Falco Of Somerville, formerly of the North End Concetta Mary (Coppola) Falco of Somerville, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on Friday, August 20. She was 90 years old. She was the cherished daughter of the late Josephine (Guidice) and Anthony Coppola; loving wife of the late Charles Falco; beloved mother of...

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Everett Little League Officials

August 18, 2010
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Everett Little League Officials

Everett Little League officials are pictured at the Minor League Banquet held Sunday at Malden Moose Hall. The league had a very successful 2010 season with more then 350 players competing in four (T-Ball, Farm, Minor, and Major) divisions. Front row (from left) are Kathy Tarlowski (public relations coordinator); Jeannie Vitukevich (concessions coordinator); Mike...

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Campaign 2010 – DeDomenico-Flaherty contest intensifying

August 18, 2010
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During a morning visit to Chelsea to celebrate the arrival of a new, $470,000 fire truck for the Chelsea Fire Department earlier this week, Senator Sal DiDomenico said he was working hard to get himself re-elected. “I am taking nothing for granted. We are working hard throughout the district – and especially in Cambridge,”...

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Fire hazard – Common Council hears of 35 hydrants not working

August 18, 2010
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The Common Council proved that we are still in the dog days of August when they met on Monday night in the first formal session since June and wrapped up their business in under 35 minutes. With little debate, the Councilors heard from both the Water Commissioner Glen Doherty and Fire Chief David Butler...

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The fire hydrants must work

August 18, 2010
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Local history has shown that when fire hydrants don’t work and fire apparatus is sent to put out a fire, this is the ultimate bad situation. This very situation existed in Chelsea in the days before the Great Fire of 1973. And when the city was literally burning down in October of that year,...

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The Bond Brothers Construction Company

August 18, 2010
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Last week, we noted in a news story that Bond Brothers Construction Company, located here for 107 years and led by fourth generation family member Ed Bond, donated $25,000 to the Jimmy Fund. With this editorial, we praise Mr. Bond for carrying on the family tradition of charity and loyalty to the community where...

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Arrest Report 08-18-2010

August 18, 2010
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Monday, August 9 Katie Lynne Field, 25, 812 Union St., Everett, was arrested for armed robbery. Christopher M. Meyers, 22, of 106 Webster St., Malden was arrested for armed robbery and intimidation of a witness. Willie Rivera, 32, homeless, was arrested for armed robbery and intimidation of a witness. Tuesday, August 10 James D....

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Obituaries 08-18-2010

August 18, 2010
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Alfred G. Mugford, 81 Business executive, formerly of Everett Alfred George Mugford died peacefully on August 14 in the presence of his wife, Martha, at their home in Naples, Florida after a short but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.  He was 81 years old. A long time resident of Massachusetts, Bay Village, Ohio and...

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State Senate candidate Flaherty opposes liquor license for Smith’s youth hostel

August 12, 2010
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State Senate candidate Flaherty opposes liquor license for Smith’s youth hostel

The ongoing saga of the youth hostel liquor license granted to its owner Representative Stat Smith, does not want to go away. Tim Flaherty, candidate for state Senate in this fall’s elections, has come down strongly on the side of the city’s school children and area residents, criticizing the recent granting of the liquor...

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Fan-tastic Fundraiser – BOND Construction and the Jimmy Fund join to fight cancer

August 12, 2010
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The Jimmy Fund and BOND construction of Everett have joined forces in the fight against cancer through a special Facebook ‘Fan-Raiser” campaign to increase awareness and funding. The 10 day campaign, to acquire 5,000 new fans of the Jimmy Fund’s official Facebook page was met with overwhelming support from the Facebook community, and quickly...

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No changes to Everett ambulance service despite new law

August 12, 2010
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Everett’s ambulances will remain a lifesaver. A new state law reducing the required number of Paramedics on an ambulance crew will not effect Everett, as the city’s ambulance service, Cataldo Ambulance, will not change staffing levels despite the new law. "We don’t anticipate doing anything differently than we’re doing right now," said Ron Quaranto,...

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The leadership issue that won’t go away

August 12, 2010
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Representative Stat Smith is a very, very busy man. He is a representative. He is a school committeeman. He is a busy businessman. Being all of the above all the time is an impossibility, obviously. We have urged Smith to leave the school committee because in our opinion he simply doesn’t have the time....

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Arrest Report 08-12-2010

August 12, 2010
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Sunday, August 1 Juan Baruca, 35, 40 Kelvin St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault. Clifford Kent, 51, Homeless, was arrested for breaking and entering daytime w/intent to commit crime. Monday, August 2 Evandro Cardoso, 29, 1178 Fellsway, Malden, was arrested on violating protective order and on warrants. Tuesday, August 3 Richard Byrnes, 48,...

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Obituaries 08-12-2010

August 12, 2010
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Lucia Martorano California resident Lucia Martorano of California, formerly of East Boston and Revere, died on August 4. She was 88 years old. She was the wife of the late Gaetano Martorano; mother of Antonette Squillante-Chiampa and Frank Martorano, both of Revere and Lucille and Joseph Martorano of California; sister of the late Carmella...

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