Everett woman found dead in Lynn Street home

May 19, 2010
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A State Police and Middlesex County District Attorney’s investigation into the death of a 72 year old Everett woman is underway. Everett Police said they would have nothing to say about the investigation because it is ongoing. We know this: 72 year-old Carol Whyte was found dead in her 98 Lynn Street home, apparently...

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Baseball team moves into first place in GBL

May 19, 2010
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The Everett High baseball team moved into sole possession of first place in the GBL with a 6-4 win over Cambridge last week. The Crimson Tide led all the way, jumping out a 3-0 lead in the opening inning and adding two more in the second frame, and then maintaining their advantage behind the...

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Sending a message about doing what is right

May 19, 2010
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About to be sworn State Senator-elect Sal DiDomenico resigned his council seat on Monday night. In doing so he set an example and sent a message at the same time to Representative Stat Smith, who refuses to resign his seat on the School Committee. What is right and just for Senator DiDomenico should be...

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What to do with the old senior high school?

May 19, 2010
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We have written before, and we are writing again, that the old senior high school cannot be sold and cannot be redeveloped. The space doesn’t work. The numbers don’t work. In the truest sense, the building is a white elephant. The mayor needs to get a federal grant to rip the place down and...

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EHS softball team wins pair to raise record to 9-5

May 19, 2010
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The Everett High softball team enjoyed an excellent week, winning both of its contests to improve to 9-5 on the season and move within one game of qualifying for the state tournament. Coach Stacy Poste’s squad trounced Cambridge 19-2 last Tuesday and then edged Marblehead 4-2 on Thursday. Stephanie Chaves went the seven inning...

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Plenty of firsts for boys track team

May 19, 2010
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Although the Everett High boys track team came out on the short end of an 80-43 decision to Cambridge last week, a number of Crimson Tide came through with first place finishes in their individual events. Braythener Machado won the 400 intermediate hurdles in a time of 1:32; David Lima captured the 400 meter...

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Track girls do well in meet with Cambridge

May 19, 2010
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The Everett High girls track team turned in a number of fine performances in their meet last week against Cambridge. Maeve Kernan once again was a double winner for the Lady Crimson Tide with dual victories in the two mile in 13:03, a personal record that also is the best in the GBL this...

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Arrest Report 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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Monday, May 10 Joyce Currie, 43, 99 Clarence St., Everett, was arrested for distribution of Class E drug, possession with intent to distribute near school zone. Tuesday, May 11 Jamal Brisbon, 17, 126 Fremont Ave., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Wednesday, May 12 Angel Rivera, 36, 167 Center...

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Obituaries 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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Ruth Rogers, 65 Chelsea resident Ruth E. (Thomas) Rogers, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett on May 15 shortly after arriving in the emergency room. She was 65 years old. The devoted wife of Charles G. Rogers, she was the beloved mother of Eldora Kitchen of New...

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It’s now official: DiDomenico elected to State Senate

May 12, 2010
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Everett’s Sal DiDomenico won a resounding victory throughout the sprawling Middlesex, Suffolk and Essex District during light voting in the Tuesday special election finale. He now officially becomes Senator-elect DiDomenico. DiDomenico won by a huge margin. Senate President Therese Murray said she’d set DiDomenico’s swearing in soon – and maybe as early as Friday....

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Startling revelations : result of public school bullying survey

May 12, 2010
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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%...

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Everett man charged in murder investigation

May 12, 2010
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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...

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EHS baseball team wins in dramatic fashion

May 12, 2010
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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...

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We agree with the mayor

May 12, 2010
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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...

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Investigation unit in a big victory

May 12, 2010
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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...

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Softball team wins three straight contests; Zullo hurls no hitter

May 12, 2010
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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...

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Walls, Kernan win two events for EHS girls track

May 12, 2010
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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...

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LaForest, Bailey pace boys to win over Lynn Classical

May 12, 2010
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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...

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Arrest Report 05-12-2010

May 12, 2010
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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....

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Obituaries 05-12-2010

May 12, 2010
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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...

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

May 8, 2010
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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...

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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
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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...

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Superintendent: ‘Barebones’ budget is forcing layoffs

May 8, 2010
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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...

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It has to be one or the other

May 8, 2010
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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...

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