Startling revelations : result of public school bullying survey

May 12, 2010
By

A district wide survey on bullying answered by nearly everyone attending local public schools in grades 3-12, reveals that 57% of the school children in this city have been bullied at one time or another. In addition, 66% of those claiming to have been bullied said they reported it to a teacher, while 43%...

Read more »

Everett man charged in murder investigation

May 12, 2010
By

Local police with the aid of state police scored an incredible turnaround in the murder investigation into the shooting death of David King last week. Everett Police Chief Steven Mazzie told the Independent Tuesday, “We’ve got our man.” The Everett Police Investigation Unit led by Captain Robert Bon Tempo, conducted rigorous police work using...

Read more »

EHS baseball team wins in dramatic fashion

May 12, 2010
By

Yogi Berra coined the phrase, “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” about 55 years ago. It’s a sports maxim that has proven true time and time again. Last Tuesday proved to be one of those occasions for the Everett High baseball team as they faced a 5-3 deficit with two outs and nobody on...

Read more »

We agree with the mayor

May 12, 2010
By

During the recent water crisis, Everett’s reverse 911 system failed to meet the high standard this city sets on public safety. Not everyone could be notified – and the vast bulk of those notified in the end, received their call 72 hours after the disaster occurred. Obviously, such a system working so slowly and...

Read more »

Investigation unit in a big victory

May 12, 2010
By

Homicides that occur here are all tragedies – and they are all difficult to solve. Local police swing into action and do their best and sometimes, they score a big victory against crime and against those who perpetrated the crime. Such is the case with the Everett Police Criminal Investigations Unit. This team went...

Read more »

Softball team wins three straight contests; Zullo hurls no hitter

May 12, 2010
By

The Everett High softball team enjoyed a fine week, winning all three of its games against GBL rivals Medford and Somerville and non league foe Boston Cathedral. Michelle Zullo earned the “W” in a 5-1 triumph over Medford last Tuesday, going all five innings in a contest that was called in the sixth inning...

Read more »

Walls, Kernan win two events for EHS girls track

May 12, 2010
By

Sashae Walls and Maeve Kernan both won two events for the Everett High girls track team in their meet last week against Lynn Classical. Sashae captured the 400 meter low hurdles and the high jump, while Maeve was a winner in both the mile and two mile runs. Sashae also added a second place...

Read more »

LaForest, Bailey pace boys to win over Lynn Classical

May 12, 2010
By

Stanley LaForest and Ken Bailey both won two events to pace the Everett High boys track team to an 85-45 victory over Lynn Classical last week. Stanley won the high jump and triple jump, with Kenney taking both the shotput and discus. LaForest also added a point for his third place effort in the...

Read more »

Arrest Report 05-12-2010

May 12, 2010
By

Tuesday, May 4 Linda Hamblin, 31, 236 Everett Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. Alexis Salerno, 22, 48 Bradford St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Christopher J. Wells, 26, 11 Pearl St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, May 5 Steven Cushman, 33, 169 Russell St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant....

Read more »

Obituaries 05-12-2010

May 12, 2010
By

Eugene Godfrey Goyetche Of Nova Scotia, formerly of Everett Eugene Godfrey “Bucky” Goyetche of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, a former long time resident of Everett, died peacefully on April 21. He was 83 years old. He will always be remembered as a simple man who loved golf and his family and friends. He was...

Read more »

City distributes nearly 10,000 gallons of water to residents; cooperative effort a big success

May 8, 2010
By
City distributes nearly 10,000 gallons of water to residents; cooperative effort a big success

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. would like to thank the staff of the Police, Fire, and City Services for all their help in setting up the Water Distribution Center yesterday afternoon. The city handed out close to 10,000 gallons of water to Everett Residents. The Mayor would also like to thank Everett Public Schools, the...

Read more »

Building a plan: Mayor asks Aldermen to declare old EHS a surplus property for the purpose of putting it out to bid

May 8, 2010
By
Building a plan: Mayor asks Aldermen to declare old EHS a surplus property for the purpose of putting it out to bid

By Cary Shuman For the Independent Mayor Carlo DeMaria will ask the Board of Aldermen on Monday night for its permission to declare the old Everett High School building at 548 Broadway as surplus property and put the property out to bid. The mayor’s action follows a community meeting that was held last Wednesday...

Read more »

Superintendent: ‘Barebones’ budget is forcing layoffs

May 8, 2010
By

One hundred and fifty-two tenured Everett schoolteachers will be receiving pink slips as a result of a lack of funding from the city and the state in the creation of the coming year’s school budget. The proposed school budget for the upcoming year is $51,604,260. This does not include an additional $3 million budgeted...

Read more »

It has to be one or the other

May 8, 2010
By

Two weeks ago, when the School Committee was having an important discussion about the bullying issue and the school budget for the coming year, everyone’s attention was rapt and keen, and there was a full round of debate going on when Representative Steve Smith got up from his chair, made a 180 degree turn...

Read more »

EHS baseball team defeats Malden, 5-2

May 8, 2010
By

Shaun McGrath pitched a complete game four hitter and helped his own cause with a key, two out, two RBI base hit in the sixth inning to lead the Everett High baseball team to a 5-2 win over GBL rival Malden Thursday. "Shaun pitched a great game for us," said EHS head coach Joe...

Read more »

Boys track team races past Medford

May 8, 2010
By

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...

Read more »

Girls track team defeats Medford

May 8, 2010
By

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...

Read more »

Softball team edges Lynn English, 4-3

May 8, 2010
By

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...

Read more »

Tennis teams swing into action

May 8, 2010
By

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.

Read more »

The water crisis and response

May 8, 2010
By

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...

Read more »

The School Department budget

May 8, 2010
By

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...

Read more »

Arrest Report 05-06-2010

May 8, 2010
By

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...

Read more »

Obituaries 05-06-2010

May 8, 2010
By

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....

Read more »

Senator elected; new race underway

April 21, 2010
By
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...

Read more »