Close encounters against GBL’s best for volleyball team

October 31, 2009
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Close only counts in horseshoes, as the saying goes, and that adage applied to the Everett High volleyball team’s hard fought contests against Medford and Cambridge, the top two teams in the GBL, this past week. “For the most part, we played very well in both matches, but crucial mistakes proved our undoing,” said...

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Get out and vote; make the right choices

October 31, 2009
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Next Tuesday is Election Day, an opportunity for the voters of this city to choose what the direction the city will take for the next two years. There are important votes to be made Tuesday – and the bulk of them concern the School Committee race. If you are an Everett family with children...

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Boys and Girls Club filling the need

October 31, 2009
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Statistics show that school age children are more likely to get into trouble between the hours of 3 to 6 p.m. The reason is obvious: the lack of supervision. In today’s family, a two family income is essential. Everett like many other communities needs as many alternatives to keep children supervised. The local Boys...

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Obituaries 10-28-09

October 31, 2009
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Sherri Studioso Everett resident Sherri Studioso of Everett, formerly of Malden, died on October 16.  She was the mother of Reginald Miller and Trey Miller, both of Everett; daughter of Salvatore and Carol Studioso of Bridgeport, CT; sister of Suzanne Studioso of Bridgeport, CT and is also survived by two nieces and one nephew. ...

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Arrest Report 10-28-09

October 31, 2009
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Monday, October 19 Thomas Abruzzese, Jr., 26, 18 Pierce Ave., Everett, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Liqour. William Aubrey, 72, Long Island Shelter, Quincy, was arrested for trespassing. Frederick Bianchino, 20, 11 Agatha St., Revere, was arrested on multiple warrants. Christine Cook, 35, 143 Central Ave., Everett, was arrested for protective...

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Robotics class at Everett High School Scoring high interest and achievements

October 21, 2009
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Robotics class at Everett High School Scoring high interest and achievements

A recently instituted class in robotics at Everett High School (EHS) was a commanding success, and the School Committee got a glimpse of it at Monday night’s meeting. Students with robots they programmed through the use of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, wowed members of the school committee, who praised the program, which is...

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Crimson Tide comeback falls short to Xaverian

October 21, 2009
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Crimson Tide comeback falls short to Xaverian

The Everett High School football team was 91 yards away from the end zone with 1:51 left to play. Score a touchdown and add an extra point by Gilly DeSousa and Everett would have a scintillating comeback victory over the No. 1 ranked Xaverian Hawks. Everett High quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso skillfully moved the Crimson...

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Richard Hughes is remembered warmly by family and friends

October 21, 2009
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People filled the Our Lady of Grace Church Tuesday morning to pay tribute to Richard G. “Dick” Hughes, 75, a man who touched so many lives and helped so many people in a gracious, unassuming manner. Mr. Hughes died on October 16. He was 75 years old. Family members, friends and colleagues at the...

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Stephen Smith’s dilemma is the city’s problem

October 21, 2009
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An extraordinary person could pull it off. In the best of times, it could be done. However, he is not an extraordinary person and these are not the best of times. We are referring to Rep. Stephen Smith who is also a School Committeeman. Smith holds these separately elected posts and is doing a...

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Praise for the reopening of the Adams School

October 21, 2009
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Not enough can be written or said publicly about the benefits that come with the reopening of the Adams School for those parents in this city with 3 year-olds. This is the Everett School Committee and Superintendent’s office at their very best. Placing 3 year-olds in a pre-school at a spiffed up Adams School...

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Obituaries – 10-20-09

October 21, 2009
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Robert Brady Longtime Stop & Shop Grocery Manager Robert M. Brady died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on Oct 17 after a brief illness. Born in Everett, he attended the Immaculate Conception Grammar School and graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1955. Mr. Brady worked at the Stop and Shop for more than...

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Bowman’s blocked PAT helps Everett defeat BC High 14-13

October 13, 2009
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Bowman’s blocked PAT helps Everett defeat BC High 14-13

Andrew Bowman blocked an extra point attempt with nine minutes and the Everett High defense made it stand up for the winning margin in the Crimson Tide’s 14-13 victory over Boston College High School on Homecoming Day at Everett Memorial Stadium. Bowman, a standout linebacker, had earlier recovered a fumble to set up what...

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Man arraigned for murder of Everett woman

October 13, 2009
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A 38-year-old Somerville man was arraigned in Malden District Court on Tuesday morning for the stabbing death of Sheila Santos. The 26-year-old exotic dancer was allegedly stabbed 33 times by Antonio Marcos Ferreira, who dumped her body on the back stairs of the Everett apartment house she was living in at 154 Main Street....

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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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