Everett youth charged in vicious beating

October 13, 2009
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An Everett youth is being charged in an alleged vicious beating in downtown Boston that left a South End man with permanent brain damage – and it was all over Chinese food. On Mother’s Day, May 10, three Roxbury youths and Eric Wallace, 19, of Everett, were in Boston Chinatown eating at the New...

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The Homecoming

October 13, 2009
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Everett’s Homecoming Weekend was a big success. The yearly Homecoming run and managed by the School Department and given sanction and meaning by the School Committee is the living proof that Everett’s community spirit comes through the schools. This year’s Homecoming was directed by George Leydon, the School Department’s Director of Alternative Education and...

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At the state house

October 13, 2009
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On Beacon Hill, storm clouds are forming as the state is about to come up $900 million short on tax collections. The only way the legislature will balance its budget is by cutting money to the cities and towns, by raising taxes and by cutting state expenditures and employees. Never has Everett’s future rested...

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Obituaries – 10/13/09

October 13, 2009
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John Hudson Worked for Hysil Manufacturing John E. Hudson of Saugus, formerly of Revere and Everett, died on October 11 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 89 years old. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a former employee of Hysil Manufacturing Co. Born in Chelsea, the son of the...

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Investigation continues in homicide – Young Brazilian woman murdered on Main Street

October 7, 2009
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Investigation continues in homicide – Young Brazilian woman murdered on Main Street

The stabbing death of a 26 year-old Everett woman early Friday morning between 1:30 – 2:30 a.m. outside of the 154 Main Street building where she lived has led to an intense hunt for her murderer. Sheila Santos, an immigrant from Brazil, who worked as an exotic dancer at a club in Stoughton, was...

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Sen. Galluccio involved in car accident on Sunday

October 7, 2009
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Sen. Galluccio involved in car accident on Sunday

Embroiled in another driving controversy, Everett’s State Sen. Anthony Galluccio (D-Cambridge) said on Tuesday afternoon that he panicked and fled following a car accident on Sunday in Cambridge because of his bad driving record. In a statement issued by e-mail on Tuesday, Galluccio did not indicate whether or not alcohol was involved, instead saying...

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Sports Round-up

October 7, 2009
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Boys GBL soccer title  is on the line today  vs. Somerville The Everett High boys soccer team will be shooting to clinch the Greater Boston League championship when they travel to Somerville today (Wednesday). Coach Fred Jannino’s squad stands at 4-2 in the GBL (7-3 overall), while the Highlanders are 4-2-1 in the league....

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Eastern Bank television advertisement coup

October 7, 2009
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As advertisements go, the Eastern Bank’s television masterpiece using Everett scenes, Everett cheerleaders and football players to move the narrative of the advertisement is absolutely outstanding. If you watch television, and most of us do, then you’ve seen the bank’s advertisement which relies on Everett people being themselves, which they are, and acting like...

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A tragic homicide

October 7, 2009
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The brutal murder of a young woman living in Everett on Main Street serves as an example to all with families and children that great care must always be exercised in the paths that we follow. She was an exotic dancer, someone who apparently minded her own business, who met a fate that no...

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Obituaries – 10/6/09

October 7, 2009
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Deborah Rockwood Of New York, formerly of Winthrop Deborah J. (Nalen) Rockwood of Chittenango, NY died suddenly on September 24 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. She was 40 years old. Raised in Winthrop, she was the daughter of George J. Nalen and the late Loretta (Dolan) Nalen; beloved wife of the late Keith...

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Chamber dinner Oct. 13 – 5 business to be recognized for commitment

October 3, 2009
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Chamber dinner Oct. 13 – 5 business to be recognized for commitment

Despite the present economic times, the Everett Chamber of Commerce will be noting a positive year at its Annual Dinner introducing the Officers and Directors on October 13. In addition, five local companies will be recognized for their continued commitment to the Everett community. Chamber Executive Director Bob Laquidara says that while the Chamber...

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Asprilla, Langston power Tide to 17-7 victory over St. John’s Prep

October 3, 2009
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Asprilla, Langston power Tide to 17-7 victory over St. John’s Prep

The Everett High football team showcased its potent running game in a solid 17-7 victory over St. John’s Prep Saturday on the Eagles’ home field in Danvers. Junior running back Manny Asprilla rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries while sophomore Vondell Langston had 12 carries for 71 yards to help...

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Aldermen approve residential tax exemption

October 3, 2009
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Following the actions of the Common Council, the Everett Board of Aldermen approved the 20% exemption for owner occupied taxpayers at Monday evening’s meeting. Assessor William Hart appeared before the aldermen to answer any questions that they might have about the measure. Alderman Michael Marchese questioned whether the law of diminishing returns comes into...

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Sports Round-up

October 3, 2009
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Soccer girls are solid in tie with Cambridge, win over Pope John The Everett High girls soccer team enjoyed a good week, battling to a 2-2 tie with GBL rival Cambridge and then earning their second win of the season with a solid a solid 4-0 victory over Pope John High. “The team is...

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Hazing compliance important

October 3, 2009
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The School Committee reported last week that it is in compliance with Chapter 269: Section 17 of the state laws. This is the law against hazing and or organizing or participating in hazing and it defines hazing as well. Hazing at the high school level has generally has been confined to sports teams and...

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Bouncing back

October 3, 2009
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Everett has become used to a high school football team that does not lose – and then, of course, there are the New England Patriots about whom we share the same feelings. When the Crimson Tide lost two weeks ago, it was a stab in the heart of the Everett fans – and they...

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Obituaries – 10/1/09

October 3, 2009
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George Sarro Jr. East Boston resident George A. Sarro Jr. of East Boston died on September 28. He was the beloved son of Isabel (Hyde) and the late George A Sarro Sr.; father of George A. Sarro III and Michael Sarro, both of East Boston; brother of Letty Morello of Revere, Isabel Holding of...

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School population continues rising

September 24, 2009
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School population continues rising

Two weeks ago, School Superintendent Fred Foresteire predicted that Everett’s public school population would break the 6,000 mark for the first time since the 1970’s. Not only was he right – the school population hit 6,000 last Tuesday. However, during the week, school population continued its upward rise to 6,030 – and with no...

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Mangan tops primary vote; Simonelli comes in second

September 24, 2009
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Mike Mangan and Stephen Simonelli will go head to head in the November 3 finale for the Ward 2 Alderman spot following Tuesday’s primary. Eliminated in the voting was Dennis DiBiase who came in third. Mangan scored a good vote, with only 11% of the voters in the ward coming out. Mangan got 1007...

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Bread & Co, gets approval from License Commission

September 24, 2009
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On the first application before the Everett Board of License Commission on Monday night, commissioners, Chairman Phil Antonelli, and member Brian McCarthy, granted the owners of a new restaurant, Bread & Co. at 27B Norwood Street, a beer/wine with cordial liquor license for a trial period of six months, with a review to follow...

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Sports Round-up

September 24, 2009
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EHS soccer team pummels two foes, plays Brockton evenly Has the Everett High (EHS) boys soccer team emerged as a power to be reckoned with in eastern Massachusetts? “It’s too early in the season to talk about how good we are or will be,” said EHS head coach Fred Jannino, who is the first...

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Terrorism still a possibility

September 24, 2009
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Local officials should take a much closer look at the recent arrests the FBI made in foiling a terrorist group from planting bombs on subway cars and buses in New York. If this kind of thing can be gestating in New York, then it can be gestating right here in Everrett or in the...

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The new high school

September 24, 2009
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Repeated visits lately to the new Everett High School (EHS) reveal a structure of almost unsurpassable beauty and utility. If, for instance, you sit in the upstairs library, you have one of the finest views of the Boston skyline anywhere, let alone the finest bit of electronic equipment, computers, books, and lovely desks, chairs...

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Obituaries – 9/23/09

September 24, 2009
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Emidio Danieli Everett resident Emidio Danieli of Everett died on September 18. He was the beloved husband of Jean (D’Angelo); loving father of Stephen Danieli and his wife, Joan, of Mansfield, Jeanne Sutherby and her husband, John, of Burlington and the late Joseph; beloved brother of Olga Collins, Netta Demeo, Nellie Brownell and the...

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