EHS baseball team clinches share of GBL title, tourney spot

May 26, 2010
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The Everett High baseball team enjoyed an eventful week that saw Coach Joe Marchese’s Crimson Tide win three of four games, clinch at least a share of a GBL title, and punch their ticket for a Journey to the Tourney. The Everett diamondmen began their big week with a 14-5 pounding of archrival Malden...

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EHS softball team qualifies for tourney

May 26, 2010
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It was an up and down week for the Everett High softball team that saw Coach Stacey Poste’s squad end on a high note with a 15-0 shellacking of Arlington on Saturday to avenge an earlier 2-0 loss to their former GBL rival. The Lady Crimson Tide’s rollercoaster week began in the rain last...

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Syblis speeds to GBL title in 200

May 26, 2010
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Everett High speedster Ian Syblis sprinted to victory in the 200 meter dash in a personal record (PR) time of 22.7 to capture the Greater Boston League title in that event last Thursday at the GBL’s all league meet at Dilboy Field. “Ian ran a great race,” said EHS head coach Shelanda Irish. “He...

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Lady Crimson Tide do well in GBL Meet

May 26, 2010
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Although the Everett High girls track team did not come home with a GBL titlist at Thursday’s All-League Meet, a number of Lady Crimson Tide turned in fine performances to win ribbons with top six finishes. Sashae Walls was a dual medalist, coming home with a second place ribbon in the high jump with...

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Peter J. Dolan

May 26, 2010
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The death of Peter Dolan at 63 is a great loss for this city. Although he moved away to Melrose to raise his family there, his professional life in its entirety was spent here and this city was the love of his life in as much as a city can come to dominate so...

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The fire on Bow Street

May 26, 2010
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The Everett Fire Department deserves great credit for battling the wild fire that led to the total destruction of a structure on Bow Street Monday night. Without a quick and sure response, without leadership and understanding of the task at hand, this fire could have been a much bigger problem. Two firefighters were injured...

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The Celtics

May 26, 2010
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The Celtics lost a close one which they could have won but it simply wasn’t in the cards. However, the Celtics showed themselves to be a team of destiny, capable of defeating the Orlando Magic and moving on to the Los Angeles Lakers in all likelihood. No one can win every game. Not even...

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Arrest Report 05-26-2010

May 26, 2010
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Tuesday, May 18 John Mondello, 26, 15 Tufts Ave., Everett, was arrested on a default warrant. Wednesday, May 19 Brian Kirby, 30, 8B Hall Ave., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon, threat to commit crime. Thursday, May 20 Derek Agresti, 40, Homeless, was arrested for disorderly person....

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Obituaries 05-26-2010

May 26, 2010
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Peter Dolan Father of Melrose Mayor Peter J. Dolan of Melrose, formerly of Everett, died peacefully at home on May 19. He was the beloved husband of Rosemary (MacLaughlin) Dolan; loving father of the Honorable Robert J. Dolan, Mayor of the City of Melrose, and his wife, Alison, Dr. Sara Looby and her husband,...

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Common Council colleagues bid DiDomenico a fond farewell

May 19, 2010
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Common Council colleagues bid DiDomenico a fond farewell

Everett’s Sal DiDomenico won a resounding victory throughout the sprawling Middlesex, Suffolk and Essex District during light voting in last week’s 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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Funds transferred to clear up deficit

May 19, 2010
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Common Councillors knew it was getting closer to the end of the fiscal year as they approved several transfers in the amount of $1,657,500 from the General Fund to clear up deficits in certain city accounts at the meeting Monday night. Police Chief Steven Mazzie appeared before the councilors asking them for $120,000 to...

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School Committee approves $120 million budget

May 19, 2010
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The Everett School Committee unanimously approved the new school budget for the coming year during Monday night’s meeting at Everett High School. The final budget tally came in at $54.6 million, which includes $3 million for school transportation. The budget represents a decrease from this year’s budget by nearly $1 million. Because of the...

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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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