Everett rolls to 38-6 win over Somerville

November 12, 2009
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Everett rolls to 38-6 win over Somerville

The Everett High School football team continued its sheer dominance over Greater Boston League rivals with a 38-6 victory over Somerville High Friday night. Sophomore quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw three touchdown passes while Matt Cafarella and Jakarrie Washington each had long touchdown runs to fuel the Tide’s high-powered offense. Jean Bourdeau (9 yards) to...

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Tax rate up – But not the average real estate tax bill

November 12, 2009
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While the tax rate for both commercial and residential properties increased for this year, the amount that the average taxpayer would pay could be less than last year. This paradox is what the councilors and aldermen heard at the special joint meeting at which they unanimously voted to approve Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Minimum Residential...

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Marchese questions pre-school costs; draws huge crowd

November 12, 2009
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Hundreds of angry parents of Everett children in the pre-school program descended upon city hall Monday night to listen to Auditor Larry DeCoste detail the cost of pre-school at the request of Alderman Mike Marchese. The crowd packed the city hall auditorium and spilled out into the hallway. DeCoste never showed up and as...

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Aldermen’s pre-school hoopla way off base

November 12, 2009
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We want to point out for the ill-advised in this city that pre-school in the public schools is not a mandate. Rather, it is a necessity. Questioning pre-school expenses is the prerogative of the Board of Aldermen, although such matters are under the purview of the school committee but the meeting on Monday night...

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Arrest Report 11-11-09

November 12, 2009
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November 2 Francisco Tejada, 22, 38 Marie Ave., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Steven Alexis, 20, 58 Vernal St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery and shoplifting. Juan Coto, 34, 51 Lynde St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Derrick W. Miller, 18, 19 Stevenson Ave., Everett, was arrested for carrying a knife....

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Obituaries 11-11-09

November 12, 2009
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Arthur Dotoli Jr. MIT Labs retiree, member BPOE Elks Arthur F. Dotoli Jr., a longtime resident of Melrose, died at the Sawtelle Family Hospice in Reading on November 8. He was 78 years old. Born in Everett, he was a retired planner in research and development at MIT Labs and a member of the...

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Election ’09 – Mayor tops vote getters citywide with 4669; McGonagle wins at large; Cardello bests Matewsky; Marcus back on; DiDomenico wins; Bruno and Hicks win; Hanlon tops charter commission

November 5, 2009
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Election ’09 – Mayor tops vote getters citywide with 4669; McGonagle wins at large; Cardello bests Matewsky; Marcus back on; DiDomenico wins; Bruno and Hicks win; Hanlon tops charter commission

It will again be Alderman Joseph McGonagle after he scored a strong vote citywide vote Tuesday. McGonagle’s return – he defeated Dominic Puleo, 3549-1859 – and victories by all the members of the school committee except for Joseph Guiliano, who was defeated by Joseph LaMonica, were the most noteworthy of the results recorded yesterday....

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DiBiaso, Crimson Tide roll to victory over Medford

November 5, 2009
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DiBiaso, Crimson Tide roll to victory over Medford

Independent Staff Report The Everett High football team opened the Greater Boston League portion of its 2009 schedule with a convincing 42-14 victory over Medford Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. Sophomore quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw three touchdown passes and rushed for another as the Crimson Tide began their quest for a GBL crown...

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EHS Sports Roundup

November 5, 2009
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Volleyball team reaches finals of GBL tourney The Everett High volleyball team saved its best for last, as the Crimson Tide played their best ball of the season to advance to the finals of last week’s Greater Boston League Tournament. Although Coach Mike Fineran’s charges eventually fell in the championship match to Medford by...

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Charter Review

November 5, 2009
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In the coming year, charter review is going to become the great defining issues for the charter review committee, for city leaders, and ultimately for everyone living in this city who feels vested in its future. Has the time has come to streamline Everett city government? How can it be made to be more...

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Obituaries 11-5-09

November 5, 2009
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William O’Brien West Yarmouth resident William J. O’Brien of West Yarmouth died on October 25. He was the beloved husband of 59 years of Ethel L. (Morris) O’Brien, formerly of Everett; father of Erin A. O’Brien of West Yarmouth, Dr. William P. O’Brien of Lunenburg and Dr. Neil P. O’Brien of East Falmouth and...

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Arrest Report 11-5-09

November 5, 2009
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Monday, October 26 Roger Britton, 38, 106 Chestnut St., Everett, was arrested on an arrest warrant. Kristin Griffin, 36, 51 Glendale St., Everett, was arrested for being disorderly person. William Kennedy, 20, 20 Elliott Rd., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery and resisting arrest. Tuesday, October 27 Jill Casaccio, 26, 232 Tremont St.,...

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A new day dawns at the Parlin School – School will receive expansive renovations

October 31, 2009
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A new day dawns at the Parlin School – School will receive expansive renovations

The Everett Public Schools (EPS) and the mayor’s office are ready to turn a grand, old building into a great, modern one. Officials gathered at the Albert N. Parlin School at 587 Broadway last week to announce that the building will undergo more than $2 million in renovations, greatly improving the learning experience of...

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Everett Credit Union hosts free college planning seminar

October 31, 2009
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Everett Credit Union hosts free college planning seminar

On Tuesday, October 13, Everett Credit Union (ECU) hosted a college planning seminar at Everett High School for juniors and seniors in Everett and surrounding communities. Melissa Hunt of Credit Union StudentChoice presented “How to Prepare, Pay, and Stay in College.” The presentation was well received with 171 students, parents, and staff in attendance....

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Soccer girls rally to tie Lynn Classical

October 31, 2009
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The Everett High girls soccer team ended the season on a high note, erasing a 2-0 deficit with two goals late in the game, including the equalizer with 1:11 to play, to earn a 2-2 tie with Lynn Classical in the season finale at Glendale Park Saturday afternoon. “This was such an exciting and...

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Golfers wrap up season

October 31, 2009
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The Everett High golf team concluded its 2009 season with a match against Malden Catholic last Wednesday. The contest, in which M.C. was considered the “home” team (both Everett and M.C. call the Mt. Hood course home), was scored differently than in the GBL. Rather than match play in which the eight golfers on...

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Soccer boys defeat Classical in finale

October 31, 2009
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The state tournament-bound Everett High boys soccer team wrapped up its regular season with a nice 4-1 triumph over Lynn Classical on Senior Day Saturday at Glendale Park. Senior members of the team, all of whom were on the field at the final whistle, were keeper Eric Westphal, Philip Cunha, David Carvalho, Ryan Canillas,...

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Field hockey team ties Braintree, 2-2

October 31, 2009
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The Everett High field hockey team earned a 2-2 tie with Braintree on Monday. Yasmin Akeeb, assisted by Sashae Walls, and Samantha Sarni, assisted by Kayla Lombardi, scored the goals for the Crimson Tide, both of which came in the opening half to give Everett a 2-0 lead at the intermission. However, the host...

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Close encounters against GBL’s best for volleyball team

October 31, 2009
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Close only counts in horseshoes, as the saying goes, and that adage applied to the Everett High volleyball team’s hard fought contests against Medford and Cambridge, the top two teams in the GBL, this past week. “For the most part, we played very well in both matches, but crucial mistakes proved our undoing,” said...

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Get out and vote; make the right choices

October 31, 2009
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Next Tuesday is Election Day, an opportunity for the voters of this city to choose what the direction the city will take for the next two years. There are important votes to be made Tuesday – and the bulk of them concern the School Committee race. If you are an Everett family with children...

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Boys and Girls Club filling the need

October 31, 2009
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Statistics show that school age children are more likely to get into trouble between the hours of 3 to 6 p.m. The reason is obvious: the lack of supervision. In today’s family, a two family income is essential. Everett like many other communities needs as many alternatives to keep children supervised. The local Boys...

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Obituaries 10-28-09

October 31, 2009
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Sherri Studioso Everett resident Sherri Studioso of Everett, formerly of Malden, died on October 16.  She was the mother of Reginald Miller and Trey Miller, both of Everett; daughter of Salvatore and Carol Studioso of Bridgeport, CT; sister of Suzanne Studioso of Bridgeport, CT and is also survived by two nieces and one nephew. ...

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Arrest Report 10-28-09

October 31, 2009
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Monday, October 19 Thomas Abruzzese, Jr., 26, 18 Pierce Ave., Everett, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Liqour. William Aubrey, 72, Long Island Shelter, Quincy, was arrested for trespassing. Frederick Bianchino, 20, 11 Agatha St., Revere, was arrested on multiple warrants. Christine Cook, 35, 143 Central Ave., Everett, was arrested for protective...

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Robotics class at Everett High School Scoring high interest and achievements

October 21, 2009
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Robotics class at Everett High School Scoring high interest and achievements

A recently instituted class in robotics at Everett High School (EHS) was a commanding success, and the School Committee got a glimpse of it at Monday night’s meeting. Students with robots they programmed through the use of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, wowed members of the school committee, who praised the program, which is...

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