Martial Arts Legends:Shihan Nesta, Sensei Powers Teach Lessons Beyond Their Craft

May 12, 2017
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Martial Arts Legends:Shihan Nesta, Sensei Powers Teach Lessons Beyond Their Craft

By Cary Shuman Shihan Joe Nesta and Sensei Bill Powers have close to 90 years of combined experience in the martial arts. Their friendship dates back to the late 1970s. Holder of the highest ranking in Nick Cerio’s Kenpo in the United States, Nesta, 62, is the owner of Nesta’s Kenpo Karate at 701...

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Mayor Submits $227 Million Budget Proposal for FY 2018

May 12, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Everett City Auditor Eric Demas, who serves as the City’s chief financial officer, addressed a Joint Convention of the City Council and School Committee on Monday night, on behalf of Mayor Carlo DeMaria to present the annual budget proposal for the Council’s consideration. Demas apologized for the Mayor’s absence, and...

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Billboards on the Mind, and the Docket for Everett Residents

May 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Billboards are never the most popular item on any agenda, but as the City changes to more of a destination, every billboard item on any City agenda has drawn more and more attention. With more people choosing Everett as a destination, some worry that billboards – which are technically outlawed in...

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The King is Back:Cardillo to Bring Food, Slush Back to Parkway

May 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Richie’s Slush is a homegrown Everett treat that spread rapidly many years ago, but few outside of the city know that the slush grew out of a very popular grocery and sandwich shop on the Parkway. Now, after many decades of having the food operation closed down, Rich Cardillo has purchased...

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Main Street Development Looks to Change the View

May 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The old Sonny’s Pizza location on Main Street isn’t an easy residential conversion project, but City leaders are giving kudos to Newton developer Charlie Zammuto for taking on the project – which is now in the framing stage and just taking shape. After getting approvals in 2016, Zammuto has set to...

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Northern Strand Path Faces Obstacles in Extension to Mystic

May 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A good crowd of community members showed up on Thursday night, May 4, to learn and weigh in on a study that is looking to extend the Northern Strand Community Path all the way to the Mystic River. The study is paid for by the City via a grant from the...

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Everett Police Department Arrest 3 for Tagging

May 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie announced the arrest of three local men charged with spray painting graffiti on various locations on Broadway. The arrest culminates a recent effort to catch and stop graffiti vandals from littering the City with their ‘tags’ and other materials. That effort began last week...

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EHS Music Educator Charles Poole Inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame

May 12, 2017
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Everett Public Schools music educator Charles A Poole Jr., who leads the Everett High School Marching Band and its award-winning Percussion Ensemble, has been elected to the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame. The induction ceremonies will take place this coming Labor Day weekend in Rochester, New York. Poole began his musical career in...

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DeMaria Takes Out Papers

May 12, 2017
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After almost a decade on the job, Mayor Carlo DeMaria seems to be moving toward seeking another 4-year term when he officially pulled his nomination papers last week. . Few can deny that DeMaria has been the catalyst of what may be termed Everett’s renaissance. When DeMaria took office in 2008, as with many...

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Sports 05-10-2017

May 12, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS softball team outslugs Winthrop, 17-10   After watching its 10-4 lead evaporate in the fifth inning, the Everett High softball team responded with a two-out rally in their half of the fifth to score three runs, and then added four more in the sixth, to claim a 17-10 victory over Winthrop...

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Obituaries 05-10-2017

May 12, 2017
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MaryJane ‘Meegee” Molle Of Everett MaryJane “Meegee” (Benko) Molle of Everett died on May 5. The beloved wife for 38 years of Phillip Molle, she was the loving mother of Janelle Molle and her fiancé, Joseph Mothersil, Jodie Mazzie and her husband, Frank, Chrystal Laquidara and her husband, Richard and the late Robert Basler;...

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Running for A Good Cause

May 5, 2017
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Running for A Good Cause

Runners rushed ahead as the whistle blew, with walkers not far behind, during the start of the 3rd Annual FSI 5K run for Autism on Sunday, April 21. The annual event, coordinated by Shawn Coyle, has grown every year and has become a favorite for local runners.

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Access to Beauty:City,MyRWA Build Partners to Study Expansive Malden River Greenway

May 5, 2017
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Access to Beauty:City,MyRWA Build Partners to Study Expansive Malden River Greenway

By Seth Daniel The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA), along with a host of partners – including the City of Everett – has hired Utile consultants to embark on a Malden River Greenway Vision Plan this spring and summer. The end result could be a series of connected open spaces along the river that...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Meets with Suffolk Downs Workers

May 5, 2017
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By Seth Daniel More than 60 Suffolk Downs workers and their union leadership met with the Wynn Boston Harbor team on Saturday, April 29, at the Hilton Garden Inn at East Boston to talk about employment opportunities. In 2014, Wynn announced that it would give job preference to hundreds of Suffolk Downs employees if...

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Time to Pull Papers: Nominating Period for City Elected Offices is Open

May 5, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. and Seth Daniel The official nominating period for local elected offices opened on Monday, May 1, and residents interested in running for a seat on the City Council, School Committee or for Mayor are welcome to pull nominating papers and return them by July 24. So far, activity in the...

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Short Path:Distillery to Open Patio after Major Facility Expansion

May 5, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Short Path Distillery is preparing to open up its large patio in its Fermentation District headquarters just off of Santilli Highway – a move that comes after expanding the facility to encompass the entire industrial-era building. Short Path is not a brewery, but rather distills spirits such as gin and...

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Springtime on Santilli:Night Shift Brewery to Host Spring Fest

May 5, 2017
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Night Shift Brewery announced that it is planning its largest event since Oktoberfest last year. This Saturday, May 6, the company will introduce: SpringFest – an all day festival of killer live music, special beer releases, and pints on the patio. First things first, they will have four special beer releases for the day...

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News Briefs

May 5, 2017
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Upcoming events in the Everett Public Schools Friday, May 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Senior Culinary Art Portfolio, Crimson Cafe, Everett High School Friday, May 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Senior Art Show, Everett High School, Library Monday, May 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Joint Convention of City Council and School...

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Letter to the Editor

May 5, 2017
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Thank you volunteers In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 23 – April 29, 2017, we would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank and celebrate the over 400 volunteers whose steadfast dedication and commitment enable Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, to fulfill its mission: to enrich...

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Is Everett Really on the Move?

May 5, 2017
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By Peter A. Napolitano,Councilor at Large As a City Councilor, I am often asked by our residents about the condition of our City and the state of the future. I have lived in Everett all my life and have never seen such unprecedented changes and development. The Wynn Boston Harbor project may have been...

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A Dream Gets Closer To Reality

May 5, 2017
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For the past 10 years, Everett officials, led by Mayor Carlo DeMaria, have been trying to get access to our City’s waterfront. Piece by piece, they have been opening up the waterfront to Everett residents. First, Seven Acre Park behind Santilli Circle had the promise to go to the waterfront.  However, this waterfront plan...

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Obituaries 05-03-2017

May 5, 2017
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Daniel Patrick Murray He filled a room with light and laughter Daniel Patrick Murray of Everett died suddenly at home on April 20. He was 29 years old. Danny was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 2005, West Virginia University (B.A. in Economics, 2009), and Southern New Hampshire University (M.S. in Community...

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City-Wide Spring Clean-Up on Earth Day

April 29, 2017
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City-Wide Spring Clean-Up on Earth Day

Chris DeTore and his son, Elijah, took part in the community clean up on Saturday morning, April 22, along the Northern Strand Community Trail in honor of Earth Day. Despite the rain, some 150 volunteers showed up to clean and spruce up the trail – which is growing in popularity every day.

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Wellington Parkside Sells for $56 Million

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Just two years leasing up and occupying the new 190-unit Wellington Parkside apartments, a new company has purchased the property for $56 million – citing that Everett and the inner suburbs are headed in a positive direction. Taurus Investment Holdings of Boston, which has traditionally invested in warehouse and industrial spaces,...

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