Warning to Reisdents from Water Department

April 9, 2014
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A notice to residents that they may receive letters from a private company called “American Water Resources” stating “Important Information Regarding You Water Service Line.” Mayor DeMaria and the Water Department would like to inform residents that this is NOT a letter from the City of Everett.  The letter is a solicitation for homeowners...

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EHS Baseball Team to Open Season Friday

April 9, 2014
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With their scheduled season-opener with Marblehead canceled this past Monday because Glendale Park is not in playable condition, the Everett High baseball team will set its sails for Saugus on Friday to get their 2014 campaign underway. “We’re eager to get going,” said EHS head coach Joe Lento. “We want to put the bad...

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Obituaries 04-09-2014

April 9, 2014
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Donald Stuart Of Everett Donald A. Stuart of Everett passed away at home on April 3. He was 78 years old. A US Army veteran, he was born in Medford  and was the beloved husband for 55 years of Ann (Sears) Stuart; loving father of Donald G. Stuart and his wife, Diane of Derry,...

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Mayor DeMaria Speaks at Gaming Commission Public Input Meeting

April 2, 2014
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Mayor DeMaria Speaks at Gaming Commission Public Input Meeting

This past Wednesday, Mayor Carlo DeMaria had the pleasure of being the first to speak at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Public Input Meeting. Once again, Mayor DeMaria and the City of Everett showed that Wynn is the best bet for Everett and for Massachusetts. In keeping with the Commission’s effort to ensure a fair,...

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Council on Aging Holds Successful Senior Health Fair

April 2, 2014
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Council on Aging Holds Successful Senior Health Fair

Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging recently hosted over 300 seniors at its annual Health Fair at The Connolly Center this past Wednesday. Over 50 organizations participated this year including; The Everett Health Department, Whole Foods, The FDA, Mystic Valley Elder Services, The Mass Commission for the Blind, and many more. Attendees had the...

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She’s Got Real Talent: Montserrat’s Katy Rogers Prepares for Her First Art Gallery Exhibit

April 2, 2014
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She’s Got Real Talent: Montserrat’s Katy Rogers Prepares for Her First Art Gallery Exhibit

Katy Rogers has known she wanted to be an artist since her tenth grade year at Everett High School. “I was always interested in art and I liked to create things but I didn’t really take any formal art classes until my sophomore year in high school,” said Rogers. Rogers, a 2010 Everett High...

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Everett Girl Earns First Place at First Ironstone Show

April 2, 2014
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Everett Girl Earns First Place at First Ironstone Show

Mila Agnetta, of Everett, a second-year rider at Ironstone Farm in Andover, competed in her first horse show on Sunday, March 23, taking home a first place ribbon in the trail course event. Mila attends fourth grade at the Madeline English School in Everett. Mila was one of 21 riders who competed during the...

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Police Briefs 04-02-2014

April 2, 2014
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Monday, March 3 Jerome Cohen, 24, 261 Hebron St., Mattapan, was arrested with four default warrants. Shannon Donnelly, 24, 9 Belmont St., Everett, was arrested for an warrant. Tuesday, March 4 Daniel McTigue, 38, 11 Nichols St., Everett, was arrested for a Suffolk Superior Court default warrant. Jonathan Nyawo, 25, 563 Poplar St., Roslindale,...

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EHS Baseball Team Opens Season Monday

April 2, 2014
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The Everett High baseball team is scheduled to open its 2014 season Monday afternoon when the Crimson Tide host Marblehead at Glendale Park. Despite the bad weather, which has kept the Everett diamondmen inside, EHS head coach Joe Lento reports that things have been going as well as could be expected for his squad. “Obviously we’d like...

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Obituaries 04-02-2014

April 2, 2014
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Catherine Haley Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Catherine (Poskis) Haley of New Hampshire, a former longtime resident of Everett, died on March 28 at Laurel Center in Bedford, NH. She was 96 years old. Born in South Boston and a retired assembler in electronics who worked for Stryco Electronics, Raytheon and Orion Research,...

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EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

March 28, 2014
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EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief Steven Mazzie are pleased to report that the City is renovating and restoring the machine shop area of the old Everett High School into a training facility for Everett K9 teams.  The facility will also be utilized by several other surrounding towns and cities’ K9 departments. The new facility...

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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

March 28, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

State Senator Sal DiDomenico officially endorsed Treasurer Steve Grossman’s candidacy for governor today at an event at the Webster School in Everett highlighting Grossman’s educational platform and commitment to universal pre-k. “I’m supporting Steve Grossman for Governor because I know when elected, Steve will work to make universal Pre-K not just a dream, but...

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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

March 28, 2014
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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

Derek S. Bankus says the United States of America has the finest military in the world. Bankus, a 2013 graduate of Everett High School, has been accepted for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. He has begun strength and conditioning workouts in preparation for his entry in to the Marines’ basic training (boot...

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Planning Board to Review Medical Marijuana Zoning: Will Make Recommendation to City Council for Passage

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council sent a new Medical Marijuana zoning by-law to the Planning Board Monday night which, if adopted, will establish where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities could locate in the city. Ever since the state’s medical marijuana law was passed by voters in November 2012, municipal bodies around the state have...

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City Council Establishes New Six-percent Hotel Tax

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday night to accept the recommendation of its subcommittee on Community and Business Development and adopt a six-percent room occupancy excise, or hotel tax, on all hotel and lodging rooms in the city. City Councilor Stephen Simonelli was curiously the only member of the Council who did not...

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So, This Is Spring?

March 28, 2014
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Although the calendar told us that spring officially arrived last Thursday, Mother Nature, as usual, has decided on her own time frame for when she will allow spring to be sprung. As we are writing this editorial at the beginning of the week, the weatherman is telling us that temperatures will remain below freezing all day for the next two days...

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Spring Cleaning Time

March 28, 2014
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Clean up, clean up, Everybody everywhere Clean, clean up, Everybody do your share. For our readers with children, the above phrases will be recognized as coming from a song by Barney, the Purple Dinosaur.  But they are as apropos as anything else we can think of to remind our readers that springtime also means clean-up time. This is the time...

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EHS Baseball Team Preparing for 2014 Campaign

March 28, 2014
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Although the Everett High baseball team, which compiled a superb 15-5 record last season and captured the Greater Boston League championship, lost many of its starters to graduation, EHS head coach Joe Lento is looking forward to the coming 2014 campaign. “We graduated many of our top players, but we have a strong nucleus returning,” said Lento. The 2014 edition...

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Obituaries 03-26-2014

March 28, 2014
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Barbara Hofhaug Clerical Worker Who Enjoyed Life to the Fullest, retired at age 80 Barbara G. (MacDonald) Hofhaug died early Sunday morning, March 23, in her Gloucester home. She was 92 years old. She was born in Everett on May 11, 1921. Her husband, Rolf, was also born in Everett, where they met. They...

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EHS Allied Health Academy Members Visit Body World Exhibit

March 18, 2014
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EHS Allied Health Academy Members Visit Body World Exhibit

Sophomore and junior members of Everett High School’s Allied Health Academy (AHA) visited the Body World Vital Exhibit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston for an educational field trip that directly relates to the AHA’s curriculum and mission. The exhibit is comprised of an arrangement of 15 whole body plastinates, including a baseball player,...

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‘Friendly Son’s’ Honor Superintendent Foresteire Proceeds Benefit the Everett High School Music Department

March 18, 2014
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‘Friendly Son’s’ Honor Superintendent Foresteire Proceeds Benefit the Everett High School Music Department

Everett renewed a proud and longtime tradition when elected officials, civic leaders, and residents gathered for a fun-filled night of reminiscing, Irish cheer, light barbs, and community spirit at the 54th “Friendly Son’s of St. Patrick Dinner.” An overflow crowd packed into Anthony’s of Malden as the “Friendly Son’s” honored Frederick F. Foresteire, who...

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Overcrowding: City, School Department to Take First Step on New School Project

March 18, 2014
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The Everett City Council and the Everett School Department have agreed to take the first step in the process to request state building funds for school construction, following a vote of the Council last week that authorized the school department administration to submit the required “Statement of Interest” for a new school building project...

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Council Receives FY 2015 Capital Improvement Plan

March 18, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria submitted his FY 2015 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to the City Council at its March 10, 2014 meeting. The FY 2015 CIP proposes a $15,028,818 capital spending plan that would seek to fix streets and sidewalks, update tot lots across the city, continue infrastructure improvements, renovations to the Hancock Fire Station...

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Police Briefs 03-19-2014

March 18, 2014
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Tuesday, 2/25 Tanya Silencieux, 19, 11R Veterans Ave., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering in the day with intent to commit a felony, assault and battery, intimidation of a witness, and an arrest warrant. Wednesday, 2/28 Walter DeCarvalho, 34, 233 Freeman St., Brookline, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a revoked...

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