Greater Boston League to Decide on Merger with Northeastern Conference

May 7, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Greater Boston League officials will vote at a meeting Thursday whether to approve a merger with the Northeastern Conference (NEC). NEC principals voted by a 9-3 margin Friday to grant the four GBL schools admission to the league and now Everett, Malden, Medford, and Somerville representatives must take the final step...

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Building Permit for Wynn Coming Soon, ZBA Approves Building

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals has approved a construction headquarters building for the Wynn Boston Harbor on Charlton Street, and City officials are preparing for the first building permit to be issued soon on the project. In a unanimous vote on Monday night, the ZBA cleared the way for a...

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Thank You to the Volunteers

May 7, 2016
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Needless to say, Saturday, April 23 was not a great day to have a clean-up as the rains and the cold weather just stayed around. However, these conditions did not discourage the volunteers that helped clean up the Northern Strand Bike to Sea Trail. The volunteers showed up to clear the brush and litter...

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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...

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Sports 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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EHS Roundup Softball team blasts Somerville for first win The Everett High softball team broke into the win column in a big way with a 14-2 thrashing of Somerville last Wednesday at Glendale Park. EHS starting pitcher Andrea Landaverde tossed all six innings (the contest was shortened because of the mercy rule), allowing just...

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Obituaries 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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Roberta Maureen Pellerin Whidden Hospital retiree; active member of First Congregational Church for more than 81 years Roberta Maureen (Graham) Pellerin, a lifelong Everett resident,  passed away Wednesday evening, April 13 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston surrounded by her loving family. She was 86 years old. The daughter of the late John...

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Reception Held for Governor Baker

April 29, 2016
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Reception Held for Governor Baker

Dennis Leonard and Attorney Richard O’Neil hosted a reception for Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker last week at Mr. Leonard’s home on Pleasant Street. Several residents, elected officials, and city officials attended the gathering, which was proof positive that the governor has no shortage of friends in Everett. From left: Mr. Leonard, State Representative Joseph...

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Newest Lower Broadway Brewery said ‘Lucky’ to be in Everett

April 29, 2016
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Newest Lower Broadway Brewery said ‘Lucky’ to be in Everett

By Seth Daniel When Donovan Bailey lost his job a few years ago, he would have never believed that he would end up brewing beer in the industrialized Lower Broadway neighborhood of Everett – and being very excited and happy about that outcome. However, that’s just where he’s at with his Down the Road...

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Wynn Clears Environmental Hurdle Again,Unlocking MBTA Land Sale

April 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Wynn Boston Harbor received its final state environmental approvals on Monday afternoon from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) when it accepted the comprehensive Section 61 environmental report – an acceptance that looks to have freed up a crucial piece of MBTA land that will serve as an Everett-only entrance to the...

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District Attorney Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Everett Square

April 29, 2016
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By Katy Rogers On a seemingly peaceful spring afternoon last Thursday, April 21, gunshots pierced the peacefulness in Everett Square after an individual caused a disturbance on Chelsea Street, allegedly coming after an Everett Police officer with a knife and being shot four times. The 48-year-old man died at the hospital on Friday. According...

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Distrigas Donates $25k in Support Of Summer Jobs for Everett Youth

April 29, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently met with Carol Churchill, Communications Manager for Distrigas of Massachusetts, LLC. The longstanding corporate neighbor donated $25,000 for this year’s City’s Youth Summer Job Program. Distrigas donation supports the Summer Jobs Program that not only employs so many of the City’s youth, but provides them with many of the skills...

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Police Briefs 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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Tuesday, 4/12 Jacquelyn Chenard, 36, 282 Linden St., Needham was arrested for two arrest warrants and engaging in sex for a fee. Nahom Haile, 27, 8 Bradford Terr., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Ramon Pagan, 54, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, was arrested for trespassing. Wednesday, 4/13 Ashtyn Island, 26,...

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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working on decoding extra-linguistic features that are misinterpreted by outsiders. These extra-linguistic features are referred to as non-verbal communication skills that a native of a specific...

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Good News for Homeowners and Families

April 29, 2016
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 Everett was highlighted in a recent Boston Globe article for being a community that the Globe ranked among the top real estate markets in the Greater Boston area, along with other communities such as Concord, Newton, and  Cambridge. The road to get to the point where Everett is being hailed as a great place...

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Obituaries 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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Nancy Palma Avid Reader Nancy Palma of Everett died suddenly on April 19. She was 74 years old. An avid reader who loved doting on her grandchildren, she was the beloved wife of Alfred Palma, who died in 2006; dear mother of James and his wife, Stephanie of Manchester, NH, Maryanne Gill and her...

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A Super Smile

April 21, 2016
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A Super Smile

Cristofer Hernandez makes his mark on a Keith Haring inspired graffiti drawing during the Community Art Night at Everett High School last week. Art from students all over the city was on display for everyone to see, whether paintings or even T-Shirts.

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New Animal Control Officer Gorgone Brings Compassionate Approach to the Position

April 21, 2016
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New Animal Control Officer Gorgone Brings Compassionate Approach to the Position

By Katy Rogers Stacia Gorgone was recently appointed as the Animal Control Officer (ACO) in the City of Everett, and this week she said she is really enjoying her new job. Gorgone has been well known in the community for her involvement in animal welfare, particularly rescuing and re-homing dogs that otherwise would not...

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Pac-Man Fever:Everett’s Bit Fest Catching On,Expanding

April 21, 2016
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Pac-Man Fever:Everett’s Bit Fest Catching On,Expanding

By Seth Daniel If the Space Invaders have gotten the evil upper hand in one’s life, then it’s time to get back in the game and meet three guys based in Everett who bring old video games back to life. Video games have long been big business, but restoring old video games is not...

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Everett Real Estate Market Highlighted in Globe Magazine

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Concord and Cambridge, Everett was picked by Boston Globe Magazine last week as one of the top real estate markets in all of the region. The piece ran in the Globe Magazine on April 14 and highlighted 10 Boston-area communities where the home markets...

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Trial of Former Property Owners brings Witnesses from MGC, Wynn

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel With all the drama and intrigue of what has been typical of the state’s foray into casino gaming, the federal trial of three alleged former property owners of the Wynn Boston Harbor site has played out over the last week with numerous twists and turns – and some heated testimony between...

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City Approves Race Route for FSI 5K Race

April 21, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Under a compromise agreement reached between members of the Mayor’s administration and FSI Foundation for Autism Inc. last week, the planned 5K fundraiser and awareness run will be allowed to use Broadway, as was originally proposed by the non-profit FSI Foundation board. The two sides met last Wednesday, April 20,...

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Police Briefs 04-20-2016

April 21, 2016
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Monday, 3/14 Sean King, 41, 784 Mass Ave., Boston, was arrested for assault and battery and on a warrant. Javier Ortiz, 22, 9 Irving St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, 3/15 Sean Corliss, 42, 72 Englewood Ave., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery on elderly or disabled person, assault with a...

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From the Mayors Office

April 21, 2016
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APRIL CHESS TOURNAMENT The Parlin Library will hold its 21st Annual Scholastic Chess Tournament on Saturday, April 30 at 9:30 AM to 2 P.M. Players up to 18 years old are invited to compete in four age categories. After a day of competition trophies will be awarded to winners in each group. Please arrive...

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Letters to the Editor

April 21, 2016
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400 dedicated volunteers In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 10 – April 16, 2016, we would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank and celebrate the 400 volunteers whose steadfast dedication and commitment enable Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, to fulfill its mission: to enrich the...

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