A Forgotten Era of Everett Square

December 21, 2011
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A Forgotten Era of Everett Square

Everett Square 1895. The city is showing its Victorian grandeur, with its steepled churches, cobblestone streets, wide sidewalks, large overhanging awnings, horse driven carriages and trolleys. There is the absence of automobiles. It will be another decade before they appear and change the course of life for Everett residents and for mankind. The pace...

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New Business Springs to Life: Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens on Norman Street in Everett

December 21, 2011
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New Business Springs to Life: Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens on Norman Street in Everett

People of all ages have been jumping over to the Sky Zone Everett, a new indoor trampoline park, for fun and fitness. Stella Downie, owner of the spacious 27,000-square foot facility located at 69 Norman St., welcomed Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and city officials to the ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday. Downie has built up a...

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Eagle Bank Donates Clothing to Whidden Hospital Patients

December 21, 2011
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Eagle Bank Donates Clothing to Whidden Hospital Patients

Members of the bank’s Business Development staff dropped off at the hospital a half-dozen bins filled with new winter clothing, which will be given to homeless patients who typically arrive with only the clothes they are wearing. “There is a tremendous need,” said Whidden Hospital Administrator Deborah Murphy, explaining that the clothes will be...

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Mayor to Host Human Services Fundraiser

December 21, 2011
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Mayor Carlo and Stacy DeMaria Jr. invites all residents and businesses for a Holiday Luncheon on Friday, December 23 at the 8/10 Restaurant from 11:30 a.m, – 2:30 p.m. on Norwood Street to celebrate and support the Human Services Department. Everett’s Department of Human Services works tirelessly throughout the year to provide assistance to...

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Merry Christmas Happy Holiday

December 21, 2011
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Christmas 2011 is days away. Most of us are busy preparing for the holiday. All of us this year are receiving a great present – the official end of the war in Iraq. Nine Christmas celebrations have come and gone since we invaded Iraq. Thousands of brave Americans died there and tens of thousands...

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EHS Boys Hockey Team off to Fast Start with Two Wins

December 21, 2011
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The Everett High boys hockey team is off to a fast start in its 2011-12 campaign. Coach Alex Naumann’s Crimson Tide skaters claimed a pair of runaway victories over the weekend, defeating Minuteman Regional 9-1 Saturday night and then icing O’Bryant High of Boston, 9-2, Sunday evening. Everett received a balanced a scoring attack...

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Police Briefs 12-21-2011

December 21, 2011
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Monday, December 12 Marissa Fitzpatrick, 17, 102 Gledhill Ave., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Uzoma Harris, 19, 11 Fenwood Rd., Boston, was arrested for buying/receiving stolen property, warrant. Jose Quirindongo-Rivera, 23, 22 Pingree St., Salem, was arrested for larceny of property over $250 and warrants. Hiroaki Saito, 34, 68 Linden St., domestic assault and...

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Obituaries 12-21-2011

December 21, 2011
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Rev. John Boyle Pennsylvania Resident Rev. John J. Boyle of Lock Haven, PA. died on December 14. Father Boyle served at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Lock Haven as well as St. Agnes Parish in Beaverdale, PA. He was the beloved son of the late John and Lillian (Norris) Boyle; loving brother of Francis...

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Buying and Selling, a Christmas Tradition at the Jewelry Box

December 15, 2011
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Buying and Selling, a Christmas Tradition at the Jewelry Box

Buying is part of the new sales plan at most jewelry stores these days and the Jewelry Box on Broadway in Revere has proven itself to be a leader in the booming gold buying business – and there’s no time like Christmas to come in and visit their close-knit, family operation. Owner Tom Yourawski...

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Everett Co-op Donates $25,000 Towards Shute Library Renovation

December 15, 2011
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Everett Co-op Donates $25,000 Towards Shute Library Renovation

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., and Deborah Abraham, Everett Public Library Director are pleased to announce the Everett Cooperative Bank pledged $25,000 to the Capital Campaign for the renovation of the Shute Memorial Library.  The Shute Library has seen a great increase in use ever since the new High School opened only two blocks away....

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Fallas Named to All-new England Team

December 15, 2011
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Former Everett High All-Scholastic player Walter Fallas capped off a superb career at Trinity College by being named to the All-New England College Division Team. Fallas, a 2007 EHS graduate who helped the Crimson Tide win a Super Bowl title in his senior year, accepted the All-New England award at the New England Football...

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Police Get $5,000 Traffic Enforcement Grant

December 15, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Police Chief Steven Mazzie announced the receipt of a $4,950 grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety Highway safety Division as part of the 2012 Traffic Enforcement Grant Program.  The grant money will be used to conduct high-visibility traffic enforcement of motor vehicle laws, including...

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Casino at Suffolk Downs Benefits City of Everett

December 15, 2011
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Everett has one of the highest commercial property tax rates in the state. There is high unemployment here and especially in the building trades, which have been hurting since the nation almost went bust in 2007. We have just built a handful of stunning new public schools and no sooner was all this accomplished...

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Christmas Rushing In

December 15, 2011
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It happens every year. Christmas rushes toward us with unbelievable speed. The same is true this year with Christmas now less than two weeks away. A drive through this community once again reveals an unbelievable array of delightful and colorful Christmas lighting on thousands of homes. In Everett Square and along Broadway, the city...

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Police Briefs 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Wednesday, December 7 Kaleef Shakur, 38, 91 Randall Rd., Revere, was arrested on warrants. Thursday, December 8 Marcos DosSantos, 27, 447 Boston Post Rd., Marlboro, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, operating motor vehicle unregistered, giving false information to police, warrants. Youssef Harda, 41, 76 Sycamore St., Everett, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Robert Crowell Retired Everett Water Department Foreman Robert Crowell of Cape Canaveral, Florida and Epping, New Hampshire, formerly of Everett, died at his Florida home on December 8. He was 82 years old. He was the retired foreman with the City of Everett, Water Department, a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and...

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A Class of Its Own: Everett Wins Super Bowl Title

December 8, 2011
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A Class of Its Own: Everett Wins Super Bowl Title

The Everett High football team was ranked the best team in the state in September but preseason polls have never mattered much to Everett High head coach John DiBiaso, his staff, and the players in his vaunted program. Led by a record-breaking performance by quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso, Everett stormed through the regular season undefeated...

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Cutting Costs: Common Council Seeks Ways to Save Money

December 8, 2011
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Common Councilors seemed to take the adage, “it a takes a hundred pennies to make a dollar,” to heart when they discussed a couple of ways to save the taxpayers’ money at Monday night’s meeting. Councilor Rosemary Miller questioned why the Mayor’s staff seemed to be wasting stationery  “Five hundred and seventy two dollars...

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Another Super Bowl

December 8, 2011
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The Everett High School Crimson Tide football team has won yet another Super Bowl victory. This was an impressive season for the Crimson Tide, and an incredible Super Bowl victory for the team, which went undefeated and was frankly untouchable in their league. Frankly, there is very likely no other football team in the...

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Al Vega

December 8, 2011
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The death this weekend of Al Vega the noted musician and bandleader from Everett brings to an end a wonderful life. He was all about personal charm, musical ability and class. He was known as a man for all seasons and was always identifiable by the tuxedo he wore whenever he was playing for...

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Police Briefs 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Sunday, November 27 Denner Araujo, 22, 454 Park Ave., Revere, was arrested for being disorderly person. Jonathan DiBiaso, 30, 480 Winthrop St., Winthrop, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Aluiel Majok, 29, 239 Russell St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Filipe Oliveira, 27, 52 Winthrop Ave., Revere, was arrested...

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Obituaries 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Aram ‘Al’ Vega-Vagramian “Jazz Legend” Aram “Al” Vega-Vagramian of Everett died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, December 2 at 8:45 p.m. only hours after saying his goodbyes to family and closest friends. For 70 years he brought laughter and the love of living into our lives. The lives of Martha, his wife and...

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Two New Patrolmen Join the EPD

December 2, 2011
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Two New Patrolmen Join the EPD

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Police Chief Steven Mazzie, congratulate new Patrol­men Dino D’Andrea and Kristopher Gaff. The two new patrolmen were appointed by the Board of Aldermen and sworn in on Monday. Pictured with the Mayor and Chief Mazzie: Bishop Robert G. Brown, Chaplain for the Everett Po­lice Department, Patrolmen Gaff and D’Andrea...

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A Perfect Line Everett’s Record-breaking: Offense Starts with Stellar Play from the Offensive Line

December 2, 2011
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This has been an historic season for the Everett High football team. Ranked No. 1 in the polls since August, coach John DiBiaso’s Crimson Tide took the field Tuesday night hoping to take a step toward bringing another Super Bowl championship to the city. Quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso became the state’s all-time touchdown leader this...

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