Everett High football team hosts Cambridge on Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009
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The Everett High football team will host Cambridge in the annual Thanksgiving game Thursday at 10 a.m. at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Crimson Tide have already locked up their 14th consecutive Greater Boston League championship and an invitation to the Division 1 playoffs. Their semifinal game against Merrimack Valley Large champion Billerica will...

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Thanksgiving 2009

November 25, 2009
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This time last year, the national economy was preparing for collapse. The economy’s beginning of the end, or as Churchill once said, the end of the beginning, came into full force in and around Thanksgiving 2008. Yet we all sat down with our families and friends last year for a hearty Thanksgiving dinner. One...

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Obituaries 11-25-2009

November 25, 2009
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John ‘Red’ ‘Jack’ Doyle Everett Archivist, 42 year supervisor for Mystic Valley Gas and Electric John A. Jack “Red” Doyle died on November 20 at his Everett home surrounded by his loving family after a period of failing health. He was 73 years old. Born in Everett, A US Army veteran of the Korean...

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Arrest Report 11-25-2009

November 25, 2009
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Monday, November 16 Macrin Hernandez, 25, of 630 Bennington Street, East Boston, was arrested for prostitution. Oscar A. Mancia, 24, of Somerville, was arrested for being a disorderly person. Tuesday, November 17 James W. Rozell, 45, of 25 Lee Street, Stoneham, was arrested for two counts of warrant arrest. Yakecen D. Waters, 26, of...

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Surviving the storm – Everett edges Malden in overtime to claim GBL championship

November 19, 2009
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Surviving the storm – Everett edges Malden in overtime to claim GBL championship

Football fans weren’t expecting a classic but that’s exactly what the Everett and Malden football fans produced Sunday afternoon at Macdonald Stadium. With the Greater Boston League championship on the line, heavily favored Everett and upstart Malden battled into overtime before the Crimson Tide prevailed by a 13-7 score. Everett can clinch the undisputed...

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Making Christmas closer for those stationed away – Group seeks donations of gifts for local servicemen and women

November 19, 2009
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Christmas is a very lonely time for the men and women serving in the armed forces away from homes and families. In Everett, parents and friends of the servicemen and women are going to make this Christmas a little brighter. The group under the leadership of Dottie Costanza, Patty Cruciotti, Patti Kenney and Martha...

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Schlossberg leads Charter Commssion

November 19, 2009
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Paul Schlossberg has been elected Chairman of the Charter Review Commission. The Commission met on Monday night to elect officers and establish procedural rules for the meetings. Robert Sanson was elected vice-chairman and Alfred Lattanzi was elected Secretary. The Commission will be meeting on November 30 at 6:30 p.m. and a public hearing is...

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School Committee requests CORI checks for all members

November 19, 2009
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The Everett School Committee has made a formal request for all of its members to submit a CORI report – a Criminal Offender Record Information – which lists any and all incidences members would have had with the court system. The motion was submitted by School Committee Chairman Richard Baniewicz and after heated debate...

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Large number of absentee ballots Results in SS investigation request

November 19, 2009
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Everett had more absentee ballots tallied in the last election than in any of the neighboring . As a result, the School Committee has asked the Secretary of State’s office to investigate Everett’s absentee ballot situation. According to voting records on file, Everett sent out 800 absentee ballots compared with neighboring Chelsea, which sent...

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Absentee ballots

November 19, 2009
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The city of Everett has a problem with absentee ballots. There are presently 800 absentee ballots on the books here and before the last election, they were all sent out. Something like 610 came back – the largest number percentage wise of absentee ballots in any city in this part of the region. Is...

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Christmas time for those in the armed forces

November 19, 2009
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Here are four names of residents: Richard Costanza, Anthony Cruciotti, Martin Johnson and Francis Kenney. They all have something in common — on active service in the military. The present war in both Afghanistan and Iraq is dominating the national news. Should we be there or not is a question that is being hotly...

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Obituaries 11-19-09

November 19, 2009
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Anthony Russo Sr. Retired Everett School Administrator and Educator Anthony P. Russo Sr. of Winchester, formerly of Everett, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on November 15. He was 83 years old. Born in Natick and a longtime resident of Winchester, Mr. Russo was a US Marine Corps veteran of World War...

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Arrest Report 11-19-09

November 19, 2009
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Monday, November 9 Silvia Patino, 50, 341 Broadway, Cambridge, was arrested for being a disorderly person. Gerardo Portillo, 19, 36 Highland Ave., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Edda Serrano, 41, 1 Evergreen Ave., Somerville, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Tuesday, November 10 Patrick Deegan Jr., 42, 95 Eastern Ave., Malden, was arrested...

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Crimson Tide soccer team drops tourney opener, 6-4

November 12, 2009
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Crimson Tide soccer team drops tourney opener, 6-4

The Everett High boys soccer team took on St. John’s Prep in a preliminary round game in the MIAA Division 1 North soccer tournament, but the Crimson Tide came out on the short end of a 6-4 decision in a contest played Saturday evening at Everett Stadium. Everett appeared to have the game well...

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Everett rolls to 38-6 win over Somerville

November 12, 2009
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Everett rolls to 38-6 win over Somerville

The Everett High School football team continued its sheer dominance over Greater Boston League rivals with a 38-6 victory over Somerville High Friday night. Sophomore quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw three touchdown passes while Matt Cafarella and Jakarrie Washington each had long touchdown runs to fuel the Tide’s high-powered offense. Jean Bourdeau (9 yards) to...

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Tax rate up – But not the average real estate tax bill

November 12, 2009
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While the tax rate for both commercial and residential properties increased for this year, the amount that the average taxpayer would pay could be less than last year. This paradox is what the councilors and aldermen heard at the special joint meeting at which they unanimously voted to approve Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Minimum Residential...

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Marchese questions pre-school costs; draws huge crowd

November 12, 2009
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Hundreds of angry parents of Everett children in the pre-school program descended upon city hall Monday night to listen to Auditor Larry DeCoste detail the cost of pre-school at the request of Alderman Mike Marchese. The crowd packed the city hall auditorium and spilled out into the hallway. DeCoste never showed up and as...

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Aldermen’s pre-school hoopla way off base

November 12, 2009
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We want to point out for the ill-advised in this city that pre-school in the public schools is not a mandate. Rather, it is a necessity. Questioning pre-school expenses is the prerogative of the Board of Aldermen, although such matters are under the purview of the school committee but the meeting on Monday night...

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Arrest Report 11-11-09

November 12, 2009
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November 2 Francisco Tejada, 22, 38 Marie Ave., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Steven Alexis, 20, 58 Vernal St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery and shoplifting. Juan Coto, 34, 51 Lynde St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Derrick W. Miller, 18, 19 Stevenson Ave., Everett, was arrested for carrying a knife....

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Obituaries 11-11-09

November 12, 2009
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Arthur Dotoli Jr. MIT Labs retiree, member BPOE Elks Arthur F. Dotoli Jr., a longtime resident of Melrose, died at the Sawtelle Family Hospice in Reading on November 8. He was 78 years old. Born in Everett, he was a retired planner in research and development at MIT Labs and a member of the...

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Election ’09 – Mayor tops vote getters citywide with 4669; McGonagle wins at large; Cardello bests Matewsky; Marcus back on; DiDomenico wins; Bruno and Hicks win; Hanlon tops charter commission

November 5, 2009
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Election ’09 – Mayor tops vote getters citywide with 4669; McGonagle wins at large; Cardello bests Matewsky; Marcus back on; DiDomenico wins; Bruno and Hicks win; Hanlon tops charter commission

It will again be Alderman Joseph McGonagle after he scored a strong vote citywide vote Tuesday. McGonagle’s return – he defeated Dominic Puleo, 3549-1859 – and victories by all the members of the school committee except for Joseph Guiliano, who was defeated by Joseph LaMonica, were the most noteworthy of the results recorded yesterday....

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DiBiaso, Crimson Tide roll to victory over Medford

November 5, 2009
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DiBiaso, Crimson Tide roll to victory over Medford

Independent Staff Report The Everett High football team opened the Greater Boston League portion of its 2009 schedule with a convincing 42-14 victory over Medford Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. Sophomore quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw three touchdown passes and rushed for another as the Crimson Tide began their quest for a GBL crown...

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EHS Sports Roundup

November 5, 2009
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Volleyball team reaches finals of GBL tourney The Everett High volleyball team saved its best for last, as the Crimson Tide played their best ball of the season to advance to the finals of last week’s Greater Boston League Tournament. Although Coach Mike Fineran’s charges eventually fell in the championship match to Medford by...

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Charter Review

November 5, 2009
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In the coming year, charter review is going to become the great defining issues for the charter review committee, for city leaders, and ultimately for everyone living in this city who feels vested in its future. Has the time has come to streamline Everett city government? How can it be made to be more...

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