The Bruins

June 15, 2011
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This year’s Bruins have shown themselves to be a team of destiny. They will win the Stanley Cup Wednesday evening. Their commanding victory Monday night was a fait accompli for them. Now it is all about throwing away the record books, execution of plays and never letting up. If they can do those things,...

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Saluting Three EHS Graduates

June 8, 2011
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Saluting Three EHS Graduates

Special to the Independent Daniel Pinho, with a GPA of 4.70, stands as number three in rank in the Class of 2011.  Daniel is President of the National Honor Society, and also Vice President of the high school Drama Club.  In 2009 and 2010 respectively Daniel won the high school’s Best Actor award and...

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In Memory of Barbara Barber

June 8, 2011
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In Memory of Barbara Barber

A tribute to a life of service to the City of Everett On Sunday, June 5, 2011, Everett lost another advocate for the city. Barbara Barber had died and with her death many of the services she performed in Everett come to an end. For more than 30 years, Barbara faithfully served as the...

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Everett High Graduation Set for Tonight 346 Students will Receive their Diplomas

June 8, 2011
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Three hundred and forty six graduates of the Everett High School Class of 2011 will receive their diplomas at the commencement exercises tonight (Wednesday at 6 p.m.) at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. This year’s graduating class is the first to have attended the new Everett High School for all four years. The sparkling new...

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Quick Action Saves Life at Whidden

June 8, 2011
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The man was blue and not breathing. He had just taken a face plant onto the parking lot asphalt at the Whidden Hospital in Everett, and Revere’s Karam Hamadeh – a security worker at the facility – was the first and only person on the scene. It was an intense situation and the man’s...

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Thank You Distrigas

June 8, 2011
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Last week, the city received a $25,000 check from Distrigas – which, by the way, is the city’s largest taxpayer. The check was given to the city to support Mayor Carlo DiMaria’s effort to employ as many Everett kids as possible during the summer. In fact, the mayor included $50,000 in the 2012 budget...

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Congrats to EHS Graduating Seniors

June 8, 2011
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Wednesday is graduation day for seniors finishing up their careers at Everett High School. The ceremony will be held at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium beginning at 6:00 p.m. In the life and times of our children, graduating high school is one of the chief events in their lives as it marks the moment when...

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Police Briefs 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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Monday, May 30 Cheryl Gillette, 49, 103 Liberty St., Lynn, was arrested for in violation in marked lanes, failure to stop for police, reckless operation of motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and on a warrant. Brian Jones, 46, 131 Main St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery, and a warrant. Donald Robertson, 51, 114...

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EHS Baseball Team Wins, Loses in Tourney

June 8, 2011
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It is axiomatic that in any sports tournament, other than for the one team that still will be smiling when all is said and done, everybody else will end their season on a disappointing note. For the Everett High baseball team, which completed a superb 17-3 campaign and captured the first outright Greater Boston...

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Obituaries 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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Barbara Barber Longtime Everett Chamber of Commerce Administrative Assistant Barbara (Bowser) Barber of Everett died suddenly on June 5. A longtime administrative Assistant for the Everett Chamber of Commerce, she was the beloved wife of the late Gary; mother of Richard Erickson and his wife, Nicola, of Woburn, Scott Erickson and his wife, Jennifer,...

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Walls Finishes 9th in High Jump at all State

June 8, 2011
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Everett High’s Sashae Walls finished in a tie for ninth place in the high jump in Saturday’s all state meet with a leap of 5′, 0.” Sashae just missed at the 5’2″ height that she had cleared last week to tie the EHS record. “All in all, Sashae  has had a great year,” said...

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Softball Team Falls in Tourney Opener

June 8, 2011
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The Everett High softball team dropped a 6-3 decision at Bishop Fenwick in the opening round of the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional Tournament last Thursday. The Crimson Tide came in as the 11th seed in the D-1 North bracket with Fenwick seeded in the sixth spot. The Bishops grabbed a 2-0 lead after...

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Everett Veterans’ Service: Memorial Day at Glenwood Cemetery

June 8, 2011
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Everett Veterans’ Service: Memorial Day at Glenwood Cemetery

The Honor Guard from the Everett Fire Department at the Everett Veterans Service that was held on Monday morning at the Glenwood Cemetery.

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Everett Writer Elaine Berrier Publishes Memoir/Journal

June 8, 2011
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Everett Writer Elaine Berrier Publishes Memoir/Journal

Molly Eiderdown’s Journal Elaine Berrier has written a compelling novel about a 79-year old woman living in a nursing home. While the premise seems almost passive and quiet, the journal is a lively tale about the outlook, the times and the tribulations of Molly Eiderdown. The very much alive Molly was forced into a...

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Distrigas Offers $25K in Support of Summer Jobs for Everett Youth

June 8, 2011
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Upon hearing that corporate funding for the Exxon Mobil Green Team Summer Job Program was cut nationwide, Mayor Carlo DeMaria quickly put the call out to the City’s other corporate neighbor, Distrigas Suez with great success.  The longstanding corporate neighbor offered a donation of $25,000 to keep the City’s Youth Summer Job Program in...

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Police Briefs 06-01-2011

June 8, 2011
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Monday, May 23 Kathleen Hallahan, 26, 354 Cross St., Malden, was arrested for operating under the Influence of drugs, illegal possession of Class A substance. Tuesday, May 24 Michael Black, 26, 336 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Pamela Fitzgerald, 42, 517 Broadway, Everett, was arrested on operating on a...

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A Great Weekend and Now, Much to Look Forward To

June 8, 2011
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It was an America at peace with itself this long Memorial Day weekend. The kick-off to the Summer of 2011 went smoothly in New England and here in the Greater Boston area where the weather finally, fully, wonderfully cooperated, sending tens of thousands to our beaches and into the streets of our neighborhoods for...

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EHS Baseball Team Wraps up with 17-3 Mark

June 8, 2011
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The Everett High baseball team won four of its final five games of the regular season this past week to finish with a 17-3 overall record that will all but assure the Crimson Tide of a high  seed in the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional State Baseball Tournament. In addition, the Crimson Tide concluded...

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Walls takes Third in High Jump at D-1 Meet; Dowe Sets EHS Mark

June 8, 2011
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Sashae Walls brought home third place in the high jump in Saturday’s Eastern Mass. Division 1 track and field meet held at Andover High. Sashae’s leap of five feet, two inches was a personal record (PR) and tied the Everett High outdoor record set by Cara Woodward. Sashae’s fine effort propelled her into the...

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Obituaries 06-01-2011

June 8, 2011
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William Mullowney Everett resident William B. “Bill”  Mullowney, a lifelong Everett resident, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on May 28 after a period of failing health. He was 86 years old. Born in East Boston, he drove a truck for Mystic Motors Transportation and he has been retired for the last 25 years. He and...

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Softball Team Tops Medford in Regular Season Finale

June 8, 2011
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The Everett High softball team split its final two games of the season and now is awaiting word of its seeding and opening round pairing in the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional State Softball Tournament. That announcement was expected to come (yesterday) Tuesday as this newspaper was going to press. After dropping a 3-0...

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DiDomenico Coming into his Own

May 25, 2011
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DiDomenico Coming into his Own

The photograph shows Everett’s Senator Sal DiDomenico posing with State Treasurer Steven Grossman at the State House last week. DiDomenico and about 30 of his colleagues showed up in the Senate Reading Room for the unveiling of former State Senate President Tom Birmingham’s official portrait. In all, about 150 movers and shakers assembled in...

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A Portrait of Success

May 25, 2011
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A Portrait of Success

About 200 friends, former senate colleagues and family members crowded into the elegant and ornate Senate Reading Room last Thursday for the unveiling of the long awaited official portrait of former State Senate President Thomas Birmingham. Following a 30-minute speech, Birmingham pulled the slipcover from the oil painting to the applause of everyone present....

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Grant Money Sought for Library Construction

May 25, 2011
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Grant Money Sought for Library Construction

The Board of Aldermen gave permission to Library Directory Deborah Abraham to seek several state grants for new construction at the Shute Library at their Monday night meeting. Abraham reported that the $3.8 million addition would be funded by several state grants for at least $2.5 million.  She also noted that the $1.3 million...

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