Mudhens Win ELL Minor League Title

July 13, 2011
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The Mudhens, under the direction of first-year manager Chuck Leo and coaches Frank Cafarella, Dennis Willcox, and Michael Bono, captured the 2011 Everett Little League Minor League championship. The Mudhens finished the regular season with a 9-3 record and then swept all three of their games in the double elimination postseason tournament to claim...

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Police Briefs 07-13-2011

July 13, 2011
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Monday, July 4  Ross Legallo, 41, 91 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Maria Muse, 46, 81 Swan St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting and warrant. Jessica Reynolds, 28, 8 Foster St., Saugus, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Marina Rivas, 40, 94 Malden St., Everett, was...

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Obituaries 07-13-2011

July 13, 2011
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Lawrence A. “Larry” Duffy Longtime Sagamore Club Bartender Lawrence A. “Larry” Duffy, a longtime member of the Sagamore Club, passed away in his Chelsea residence surrounded by his loving family following a brief but overwhelming illness. He was 65 years old. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Lawrence J. and...

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Four Developers Vie for Old Everett High School Site

June 29, 2011
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Four Developers Vie for Old Everett High School Site

Jill M. Barringer, chief procurement officer for the City of Everett, has unsealed the Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the development of the old Everett High School property on Thursday morning. Four entities submitted bids to develop the 3.9-acre site located at 548 Broadway. They are Women’s Institute for Housing and Studio G Architects...

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Religious Group Originating in India Relocates to Everett

June 29, 2011
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A religious organization will soon be calling Everett’s Town Line neighborhood its new home. The Sikh Sangat Society of Boston has purchased an industrial building at 10 Thorndike St. for $1.128 million and plans to fully rehabilitate the building to be used for programs, classes and other events. The society is currently located in...

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Police Briefs 06-29-2011

June 29, 2011
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Monday, June 20 Orlando Vazquez Arroyo, 37, of 38 Woodville Avenue, Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with dangerous weapon. Keriann Downing, 38, of 16 Shirley Street, Everett, was arrested for being disorderly. Francisco E. Escamilla, 41, of 205 Ferry Street, Everett, was brought in for protective custody....

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The Mayor’s Race

June 29, 2011
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Presently, it is Mayor Carlo DeMaria versus mayoral hopeful Peter Napolitano in what is easily the most important race for elective office in this city. By every standard of measure, this is a David versus Goliath affair, with Napolitano facing an uphill battle of significant proportion. DeMaria is the clear bet to gain another...

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Whitey’s Back in Town

June 29, 2011
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Who among us has not been riveted by all the hype surrounding the capture and return to Boston of Whitey Bulger? He is at once the alleged former leader of the Irish mob in Boston and the longtime favorite rat for the FBI. Being the leader of the Irish mob and the FBI’s biggest...

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Obituaries 06-29-2011

June 29, 2011
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Robert ‘Booba’ Lake US Postal employee Robert M.”Booba” Lake of Lynn died at Tampa General Hospital in Florida on June 25 after a long illness. He was 51 years old. A long time US Postal employee, he was the beloved son of the late Robert W. and the late Vivian J. (Peterson) Lake; loving...

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Lt. Governor Joins the City of Everett to Break Ground on Air Force Road

June 22, 2011
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Lt. Governor Joins the City of Everett to Break Ground on Air Force Road

Special to the Independent Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray  joined Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., and state and local officials last Thursday to break ground on the $2 million Air Force Road improvement and expansion project, which will advance the larger RiverGreen Business Park Project, and has the potential to create up to 55 construction...

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2011 Independence Day Celebration July 2

June 22, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is happy to announce a full day of activities for the City’s Annual Independence Day Celebration.  This year’s celebration will take place on Saturday, July 2 at Glendale Park from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and features a jam-packed day of events. The day of festivities include: Kid’s Foot Races...

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Common Council Approves Mayor’s 2012 Budget

June 22, 2011
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In their last regular meeting before the start of the new fiscal year on July 1, The Common Council approved $100,000 in cuts for the 2012 city budget by the Board of Aldermen and so voted 14-3 to enact Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s $145.1M budget on Monday night. Councilor David Rodrigues said that the $100,000...

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The City Budget

June 22, 2011
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The final city budget has been approved. It is a solid document considering the trials and tribulations Everett is facing. The Everett city budget for Fiscal Year 2012 is $145.1 million, which includes the new enterprise fund for water and sewer charges ,which amounts to more than $12 million. The budget is up more...

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The Graduation Architect

June 22, 2011
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The high school graduation, as usual, was a tremendous success. It was, as usual, highly orchestrated by the School Department. And it was, as usual, an event that touched the hearts of all the parents of the graduating seniors as well. Above all, it was a thoroughly, entirely, absolutely inclusive celebration. The dignity and...

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Football Historians Honored at EHS

June 22, 2011
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Everett High School welcomed two of its most knowledgeable and passionate football fans to the Crimson Café last week in a show of appreciation for their enduring efforts to document the rich and successful tradition of Crimson Tide football. Al Cummitto (Class of ’44) and Arnie Boardman (’66), who are both published authors were...

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Obituaries 06-22-2011

June 22, 2011
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Cheryl Peach Of Reading, formerly of Everett Cheryl A. (Stilwell) Peach of Reading, formerly of Everett, died on June 17. She was 54 years old. A longtime cafeteria manager for the Reading School Department and a member of Camp Hedding Association in Epping, NH, she was the beloved daughter of the late Jean (Cushing)...

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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

June 20, 2011
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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

The Evening News with Walter Cronkite evokes a time, the years 1967-1971, and the shift in ideals and experience through the closely observed eyes of Jack Krivitsky. He goes off to college in 1967 straddling two worlds: the upper middle class Jewish world where he’s grown up privileged on Boston’s North Shore, and is...

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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

June 16, 2011
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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Everett Students Help Raise Money for Cancer Research

June 15, 2011
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Everett Students Help Raise Money for Cancer Research

On Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 at Arlington High School, Everett students and their families walked to help raise money for the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life.” All of the girls helped in the effort to give $1,000 toward the over $107,000 that was raised at this 24 hour event. Team...

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City Budget Up by $6.2M

June 15, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s preliminary $145,265,172 budget for running Everett in 2012 moved a step closer to enactment as the Aldermen approved modest cuts amounting to $100,000 on Monday night. The budget that increased by $6,263,579 from last year’s $139,001,593 also includes cutting 11 city positions while adding city positions in other departments. City departments...

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Mayor Looks to Invest in Upgrades to Everett’s Municipal Buildings, Fire Station and City Hall

June 15, 2011
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Special to the Independent Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. will conduct an official study to invest in major renovations to City Buildings, including City Hall and the City’s two oldest Fire Station’s: Central Station and Hancock Station. DeMaria is looking to expand upon a report from 2009, conducted by RF Walsh and Associates, which explored...

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Police Briefs 06-15-2011

June 15, 2011
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Monday, June 6 Aniano Carvalho, 29, 154 Main St., Everett, was arrested for u-turn violation, operating motor vehicle unlicensed. Ali Naji, 17, 56 Mansfield St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Kevin O’Brien, 53, 10 Wall St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, (fourth offense), leaving scene of...

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Obituaries 06-15-2011

June 15, 2011
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Sophie Giordano Everett resident Sophie (DiNuccio) Giordano, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on June 12. She was 91 years old. She was the wife of the late Carmen Giordano; mother of the late Thomas S. Giordano; dear sister of Anthony DiNuccio of Everett; daughter of the late Giacomo and Maria (DiFilippo) DiNuccio and...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2011

June 15, 2011
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Another great year has come to a close for the graduating seniors of Everett High School. The graduation of the Class of 2011 is the ultimate conclusion, a moment in time in their lives they will always remember fondly. Now the graduates enter the real world at a time when the world is changing...

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