Obituaries 07-14-2010

July 14, 2010
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Daniel Aragona National Guard retiree Daniel Aragona of Wakefield, formerly of Malden, died on July 10 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers. He was 82 years old. A faithful member of the Eagle Heights Assembly of God Church, Chelsea serving in many capacities for over 64 years, he was a retired member of...

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Heat wave hits region; Everett prepared

July 8, 2010
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Heat wave hits region; Everett prepared

Monday and Tuesday’s oppressive heat was apparently handled well by residents throughout the city. The Board of Health reported no calls throughout much of Tuesday for aid as a result of the heat wave. The mayor’s office sent out an advisory Tuesday afternoon to the city’s elderly residents and to all those with breathing...

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Betting on the future – Casino plan unveiled by Suffolk Downs

July 8, 2010
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Betting on the future – Casino plan unveiled by Suffolk Downs

If the legislature finishes the expanded gambling bill and sends it on to the governor for his signature – and if the governor signs it – Suffolk Downs is ready to jump into the future with a resort style gaming and entertainment complex. Suffolk Downs’ ownership is prepared to begin immediately with dramatic renovations...

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Closure sought on project – DeMaria wants Island End River project completed

July 8, 2010
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Special to the Independent Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is still going to pursue fixing the sewer line along the Island End River, despite the Board of Aldermen rejecting authorization to bond $10 million dollars. The administration, after taking the reins of the project since 2008, is looking to bring closure to a long-standing storm...

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One great tradition deserves another – EHS standouts will showcase their skills in Agganis Classic

July 8, 2010
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The last time Everett High football players Sherwood Jonathas, Jean Bourdeau, Michael Thomas, and Jainyme Da Silveira were together on the field was the Division 1 Super Bowl in December at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. The temperature was about 30 degrees and heavy snow was falling, blanketing the turf field as the Crimson Tide...

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Everyone is away

July 8, 2010
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The 4th of July holiday was a great success. Hundreds of thousands swarmed for music, food and fireworks and virtually no arrests, no outrageous violence and very little in the way of inconvenience. It was a quintessential American weekend with nearly all of us taking full advantage of the Monday holiday. Monday opened warm...

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Arrest Report 07-07-2010

July 8, 2010
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Monday, June 28 Leland Dean, 29, 66 Kennedy Dr., Malden, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, reckless operation of motor vehicle, failure to stop for police. Tuesday, June 29 Amber Denava, 22, 933 Main St., Melrose, was arrested on a warrant and on operating motor vehicle with suspended license. Diamond Govostes,...

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Obituaries 07-07-2010

July 8, 2010
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Pierino ‘Perry’ Guglielmi Owned Circle Auto Body of Everett Pierino D. “Perry” Guglielmi of Wilmington, born in Pettorano Sul Gizio, Italy, died unexpectedly, July 3. He was 69 years old. The owner of Circle Auto Body of Everett, he was the beloved husband of Julie A. (Morgan) Guglielmi; devoted father of Jason Guglielmi of...

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Movie Making in Everett

June 29, 2010
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Movie Making in Everett

On the Everett-Chelsea line at PoBoy’s sub shop on Third Street an independent film was being shot Wednesday afternoon. “Remnant” is the title of the film which traces the story of a woman searching for the shooter in her husband’s death. Two of the good looking lead characters shown are Malden’s Domenic Ricci and...

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Everett High alum hopes children’s parties will be ‘Tickled Pink’

June 29, 2010
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Everett High alum hopes children’s parties will be ‘Tickled Pink’

Pollyanna Soares, a resident of Everett since 2001 and Class of 2002 graduate of Everett High School, has started a children’s party entertainment business, Tickled Pink Children’s Party Entertainment. Soares is a Class of 2006 graduate of Gordon College where she received a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies and Youth Ministries. She was...

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Licensing Board takes heat over liquor license hearing

June 29, 2010
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The City of Everett License Commission printed a legal notice in the Herald Leader News and Gazette last week about a new license about to be granted at 13 School Street for a place to be known as Backpackers Pub. Because it is a new license, the public disclosure is legally required. However, how...

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Thoughts on the coming of July Fourth

June 29, 2010
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It is the summer of discontent as we approach the 4th of July holiday. In the 234th year of American Independence, there is a feeling held among Americans that the business life of the land is unnatural, strained, weak, and ineffectual. Government’s best effort to make up for the failings and the excesses of...

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Arrest Report 06-29-2010

June 29, 2010
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Monday, June 21 Aldo DiFranco Jr, 47, 206 Bryant St., Malden, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Jose Puentes, 33, 174 Brooks St., East Boston, was arrested on warrants. Ronald Daniels, 48, 423 Eastern Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Tuesday, June 22 Jose Torres, 56, 8...

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Obituaries 06-29-2010

June 29, 2010
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Sabino ‘Sam’ Polcari Everett resident Sabino “Sam” Polcari of Everett died on June 25. The beloved husband of the late Lillian (Oliveri), he was the loving father of Carol Balzotti and her husband, Michael, of Everett, Nancy Polcari of Revere, and Philip Polcari and his wife, Debbie, of Atlanta. He is also survived by...

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Trial starts for Everett murder victim

June 22, 2010
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Trial starts for Everett murder victim

The trial of the East Boston man accused of killing a 27-year-old Everett man inside King Arthur’s Lounge in Chelsea began last week and jurors visited the crime scene Monday. Jesse Camacho, 23, of East Boston, who went by the moniker "Fat Jesse" is charged with first-degree murder for the January 24, 2008, shooting...

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If the oil spill was here

June 22, 2010
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New Englanders, and especially Bostonians, tend to believe that our way of life, our traditions, our geography, our coastline and natural beauty and the changing of the seasons combine to make living one’s life in this area better and more preferable to anywhere else in the nation. New Englanders watching the tragedy unfolding down...

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Talking about priorities

June 22, 2010
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If you asked most residents of Marblehead if they’d ever live in Everett they’d reply with a no. Marblehead and Everett are two places essentially different from one another in many, many ways. But when it comes to the kids – the public school kids – Everett comes out on top in the spending...

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Arrest Report 06-22-2010

June 22, 2010
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Monday, June 14 Alex Barros, 21, of 4 Pearl Street, Somerville, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Christina A. Lockshire, 35, homeless, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault and battery, and domestic assault and battery. Lisa a. McKenzie, 47, of 708 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for violation of a protective order....

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Obituaries 06-22-2010

June 22, 2010
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Gertrude Feldman Peabody resident Gertrude Feldman, a resident of Peabody for over three years and a resident of Wellesley for many years died on June 17. She was 88 years old. A homemaker, she was born in New Hampshire and raised in Malden, she attended the Malden schools and was a graduate of Malden...

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Grant applied for to replace Air Force Road

June 17, 2010
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Grant applied for to replace Air Force Road

Community Development Director Marzie Galazka needed some help to apply for a $1,000,000 grant for roadwork on Air Force Road. And she got the full support of the Board of Aldermen on Monday night without a question. Galazka appeared before the Aldermen on Monday night to authorize Mayor Carlo DeMaria to apply for and...

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Everett ban on tobacco sales in drugstores delayed

June 17, 2010
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This week would have marked the beginning of a new era for cigarette sales in this city. The Everett Board of Health voted to ban the sale of cigarettes in drugstores in Everett May 24. That decision was to have taken effect Tuesday. As a result, cigarettes would no longer be sold at Walgreens...

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Graduates of the Class of 2010

June 17, 2010
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The Everett High School Class of 2010 faces tremendous challenges as the young people set forth in this new chapter in the continuing story of their lives. They are going off to college, into the armed forces or into the workplace. Everything is about challenges for these graduates – and the challenges have never...

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Arrest Report 06-16-2010

June 17, 2010
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Monday, June 7 Donna Almeida, 39, 39 Watts St., Malden, was arrested for illegal possession of Class A substance. Calvin Lawrence, 50, 37 Myrtle St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and threat to commit a crime. Jenysmarie Lopez-Acosta, 24, 800 Claire St., Hyde Park, was arrested for manufacturing, distribution of Class...

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Obituaries 06-16-2010

June 17, 2010
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Judith Alter Vocalist and member of American Guild of Variety Artists Judith M. Alter of Revere died unexpectedly on June 9. She was 77 years old. She was born in Winthrop and was a lifelong Revere resident. She was educated in the Revere Schools and was a graduate of Revere High School. She was...

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