Aldermen say no

December 16, 2010
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We believe it is disappointing that the Board of Alderman failed to endorse the Common Council’s motion giving the city’s commercial  and residential property owners a badly needed break. By failing to approve the transfer of $4 million of city cash as ordered by the Common Council, reductions of $2000 and $300 respectively for...

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Carlo DeMaria’s Everett

December 16, 2010
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria has performed a bit of magic during his terms in office. The contentiousness at city hall that was so much a part of the city’s political persona in years past appears to have vanished. Perhaps this is due to DeMaria’s affability or is it his ability to make friends instead of...

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EHS girls hoop team seeks to build on winning season

December 16, 2010
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The Everett High girls basketball team will be looking to build on its fine performance of last season as Coach Tammy Tuner and her crew open their 2010-2011 campaign this week. The Lady Crimson Tide hosted Waltham last night (Tuesday) in their season opener as this newspaper was going to press and will travel...

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More Super Bowl Photos

December 9, 2010
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More Super Bowl Photos

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Everett Super Bowl Highlights

December 9, 2010
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Everett Super Bowl Highlights

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Crimson Tide complete undefeated season with win over St. John’s Prep in Division 1 Super Bowl

December 8, 2010
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Crimson Tide complete undefeated season with win over St. John’s Prep in Division 1 Super Bowl

The Everett High football team left no doubt that it was the best team in Massachusetts, rolling to a 31-7 victory over St. John’s Prep in the Division 1 Super Bowl Saturday at Gillette Stadium. Coach DiBiaso’s Crimson Tide saved their best for last in dismantling a Prep team that was looking to spoil...

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Tide sports history made at Gillette

December 8, 2010
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Tide sports history made at Gillette

The great victory over St. Johns Prep by the Crimson Tide football team in the Superbowl last Saturday is one of the truly magnificent achievements in modern sports history in the life and times of this city. The stars of this championship team are many and their exploits were extraordinary. Jonathan DiBiaso, son of...

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Taxes Going Down

December 8, 2010
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The taxpayers of Everett just got put on Santa Claus’ list. The Everett Common Council voted on Monday night to transfer $4 million from the stabilization account to offset this year’s tax rate and save residential taxpayers on average about $300 per year and $2,000 a year for commercial tax payers. The motion was...

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Showing the good work of Everett Students

December 7, 2010
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For many years, the Everett School Committee has believed that publicizing the good work of its students and teachers raises the bar and creates the type of esprit de corps that must exist in large and complex public institutions. There is the widespread belief among school officials across Massachusetts that too little is done...

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Police Blotter 12-07-2010

December 7, 2010
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Monday, November 29 Dalwin Amaya, 24, 237 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, failure to wear seat belt, failure to stop for police and on a warrant. Sheneka Gumbs, 19, 29 Lincoln St., Malden, was arrested for shoplifting. Nicole Woods, 34, 270 Reservoir Ave., Revere, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 12-07-2010

December 7, 2010
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Ryan MacDonald Past Captain of Everett High School Hockey and Basketball Teams Ryan E. MacDonald of East Boston, formerly of Everett, died unexpectedly at home, on December 3. He was 29 years old. Born in Melrose and a longtime Everett resident until moving to East Boston two months ago, he was a graduate of...

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Everett High Football Team Advances to Division 1 Super Bowl – Dibiaso Breaks State Record As Tide Beat Andover, 21-0

December 1, 2010
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Photo Credit – Bob Marra Quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw two touchdown passes as the Everett High football team defeated Andover, 21-0, Tuesday night to advance to the Division 1 Super Bowl. DiBiaso’s second TD pass was his 40th of  the season, breaking the previous state record that was set by Swampscott’s Kyle Beatrice in...

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Everett Co-op Tree Lighting

November 30, 2010
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Everett Co-op Tree Lighting

Ready to give out hot chocolate and cookies at the Everett Co-Operative Bank during the annual Tree Lighting Event on last Friday from left: Emily Cieri, Bill Ryan, Bob Jackson, Carmela Vitale, Patti Fratti, Kristen Dattoli, Samantha Smith holding Damien Martorana, Kathy Rush, Marge White, Liz Jones and Joe Keohane.

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Everett’s Wright is a portrait of success

November 30, 2010
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Everett’s Wright is a portrait of success

Everett resident Aisha Wright was honored as a Portrait in Primary Care by the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care at Massachusetts General Hospital on November 1, 2010.  Massachusetts General Hospital is a founding hospital of Partners HealthCare. Aisha – who is a graduate of Partners HealthCare’s Training and Employment program, a rigorous...

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Mayor huddles with colleagues to discuss drug crimes, violence

November 30, 2010
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria was one of a number of local leaders who met earlier this week to discuss ways to snuff out the violence and drug trafficking leading to it during a meeting with Secretary Mary Beth Heffernan of the Executive Office of Public Safety. The meeting was held Monday afternoon at the State...

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Council to decide residential tax rate

November 30, 2010
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. along with William Hart, Chairman of the Board of Assessors delivered the annual Minimum Residential Factor presentation to a Joint Convention of the Everett Board of Aldermen and City Council on Monday night. Each year the City Council, by vote determines the percentage of the tax rate shift.  This shift,...

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Flu/pneumonia clinic set for Monday, Dec. 6

November 30, 2010
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. and the Everett Health Department would like to announce the next Seasonal Flu and Pneumonia Clinic open to the Everett community. The Clinic will be held on Monday, December 6 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Health Department on the second floor of City Hall at 484 Broadway in...

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DiBiaso throws six TD passes in Thanksgiving shutout of Cambridge

November 30, 2010
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Quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw six touchdown passes – moving within one TD of the state’s all-time single-season record – to lead the Everett High football team to a 43-0 victory over Cambridge in the Thanksgiving game at Russell Field in Cambridge. DiBiaso split the offensive wealth evenly, connecting for three scores apiece with seniors...

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Eagles ‘B’ team falls to King Philip in N.E. Final

November 30, 2010
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The Everett Eagles B team had their season come to an end Saturday at a blustery Foley Field in Worcester as they fell to King Philip 25-22 in the New England Regional Final. After an uncharacteristic turnover deep in their own territory on the second play of the game they fell behind for the...

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Police Log 11-30-2010

November 30, 2010
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Monday, Nov. 22 Maurilio Candido, 39, 157 Walnut St., Somerville, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, failure to stop for police. Keith England, 29, 264 Washington Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting, carrying a knife. Ashley Hammond, 24, 10 Newton St., Malden, was arrested on a warrant. Scott Travis, 44, 17 Court...

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Obituaries 11-30-2010

November 30, 2010
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Janet Pizza Of Peabody, formerly of Everett Janet C. (Kisilowsky) Pizza of Peabody, formerly of the West End of Boston and Everett, died on November 27. She was 84 years old. The beloved wife of the late Eugene T. Pizza, she was the dear mother of Paul and Barbara Pizza of Peabody, James and...

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New Engine Comes To Town

November 24, 2010
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New Engine Comes To Town

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. Fire Chief David Butler, and Firefighter Ray Perks show off the new Fire Engine that arrived last week. The new engine replaces an older model in service since 1989, which will now be used as a reserve apparatus.

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And that’s the way it was… – The noted author Gore Vidal has said that fiction is truth. In the fictional recreation of the day JFK died by Joshua Resnek that follows, fiction is indeed, truth.

November 24, 2010
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And that’s the way it was… – The noted author Gore Vidal has said that fiction is truth. In the fictional recreation of the day JFK died by Joshua Resnek that follows, fiction is indeed, truth.

I first met Walter Cronkite in the early afternoon, November 22, 1963. I was 13 years old. We met briefly on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. I was a newly minted freshman at Ocean City High School, built high on a hill overlooking the Atlantic in 1912...

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Board of Aldermen vote down Enterprise Fund

November 24, 2010
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The Board of Aldermen rejected the establishment of a Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund at their meeting on Monday night. Believing that the Enterprise Fund would establish a new city agency that would increase water and sewer rates for local users without any oversight from either the Common Council or Board of Aldermen, the...

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