After Years of Holding Out, Market Basket Hits the Web

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One can find just about anything on the shelves of the Demoulas Market Basket in Chelsea – everything from Teddie Peanut Butter to numerous brands of rice to can openers to fresh broccoli crowns. But one thing you could never find at Market Basket up until now is a Web site...

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Down the Road Taproom Adds Variety to Ever-Growing Brew Scene in Everett

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Last Friday, no sooner had the doors opened on the new Down the Road Beer Co. taproom than new customers flooded in and maxed out the capacity in an hour’s time. The large, spacious new taproom off of Bow and Beacham Streets in the Lower Broadway neighborhood has become an instant...

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Beacham Street Re-Design to Focus on Freight, Bikes and Pedestrians

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Beacham Street is a critical corridor for the region’s food supply, with it being one of the only ways that large semi-trucks can get fruits and vegetables from the New England Produce Market to the highway. However, it’s also a critical east to west corridor between Everett, Chelsea and East Boston,...

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Chelsea Noise Study Reveals More and Louder Planes Over Everett

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel An airplane noise study conducted by the City of Chelsea this month showed that Everett and Chelsea are two of the most impacted communities from the growing numbers of flights coming out of Logan Airport. A Boston University School of Public Health commissioned noise study has revealed in writing what everyone...

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Steve Wynn Announces More Property Purchases

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Steve Wynn visited Boston on Wednesday, Nov. 1, to speak to the Boston Chamber of Commerce, and in a 25-minute speech, announced that they will purchase $90 million in non-casino real estate in Everett, and that the Sinatra Restaurant will officially be in Everett – with Sinatra’s Grammy, Academy Award and...

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Letter to the Editor

November 11, 2017
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WE ARE OUTRAGED Dear Mr. President, Senator Warren, Senator Markey, and Members of Congress: As mayors of cities across Massachusetts, we are all too familiar with the utterly destructive effects of the opioid addiction epidemic that has touched our communities, and communities across the nation. Opioid addiction remains a true public health crisis, and...

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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 11, 2017
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Its was 99 years ago this Saturday, on November 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...

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Thank You to Joe and Kathy O’Donnell

November 11, 2017
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In modern history, one reads of ordinary people who through hard work have achieved a high level of success.  Not content to keep amassing their fortunes, many people of these success stories often use their own funds and time helping make the world a better place.  Names like Andrew Carnegie by building libraries; John...

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Congratulations,Coach John DiBiaso

November 11, 2017
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We join the city of Everett in congratulating John DiBiaso on the 300th victory in his incomparable high school football coaching career. It is a stellar achievement and the success he has enjoyed as the Everett High head coach continues to amaze high school football fans across the commonwealth. Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire...

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Sports 11-08-2017

November 11, 2017
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Willcox named Boston Herald Star of the Week By Cary Shuman In the much-anticipated duel of two of the state’s top quarterbacks, Jake Willcox of Everett high outdueled Sal Frelick of Lexington High. Willcox was accurate from the start, connecting with Anthony Norcia for catches of 20 and 22 yards on Everett’s first possession....

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Obituaries 11-08-2017

November 11, 2017
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Jennifer Fontana Nurse and lifelong Everett resident Jennifer A. (Boyle) Fontana, a lifelong resident of Everett, died suddenly on November 4 at the age of 43. Jennifer graduated from Everett High School in 1993 and from the Soldiers Home School of Nursing in 2005. She was a nurse at the Daniel’s House in Reading...

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Halloween Party

November 3, 2017
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Halloween Party

Councilor-at-Large Wayne Matewsky welcomed Everett children of all ages to his annual Halloween party at the Silver Fox on Sunday, Oct. 29. There were everything from skeletons to unicorns to Robin Hood at the annual party. The party started in the big fun on Tuesday for Halloween night trick or treating.

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Fundraising

November 3, 2017
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Fundraising

Senator Sal DiDomenico addressed a large crowd in attendance at his annual Fall Fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Silver Fox. The sold-out time attracted friends from near and far, including Senate President Stan Rosenberg.

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Coach John DiBiaso Reaches 300-Victory Milestone

November 3, 2017
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Coach John DiBiaso Reaches 300-Victory Milestone

By Cary Shuman When public address announcer Josh Del Gaizo informed the crowd during the final seconds of  the St. John’s Prep-Everett game Friday night that John DiBiaso had reached the 300-victory milestone, the fans in attendance responded with hearty applause. The Everett High football team had put on a clinic in the Division...

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Everett Opens Playoffs with Victory Over the Prep:Willcox, Likely Spark Tide to 49-14 Win

November 3, 2017
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By Cary Shuman There were more than 50 playoff games Friday night but only one team put 28 points on the scoreboard in the first quarter. And that was the No. 1-ranked Everett High School football team, who struck early and often on its way to a dominating 49-14 victory over a traditionally strong...

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Election Time:Two Races and a Write-In Campaign on Tap

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. and Seth Daniel Election Day arrives next Tuesday, Nov. 7, and Everett voters will finally get to decide who shall represent them on the City Council and School Committee for the next two years, though a dearth of candidates for Ward Council seats means there will only be two races...

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Council Approves Amended Ethics Reporting Procedures

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. After much discussion and several votes on Monday, October 23, the Everett City Council finally voted to approve new City procedures for requiring reporting and investigation of perceived “fraudulent activity, misappropriation and corruption,” by City officials. However, the new rules will not apply to the City Council itself or its...

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Council Votes Against Building Fund; Cites ‘Abdication’ of Its Duties

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The City Council denied a proposal by Chief Financial Officer Eric Demas and Building Maintenance Director George Lane to establish a new, revolving fund to allow the Building Maintenance Department to more easily make “capital repairs.” The proposal would have used money paid to the city for the lease of...

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Sen DiDomenico, Rep Decker, the Campaign to Lift the Cap on Kids Host Caps and Mittens Day at the State House

November 3, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett), Representative Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge), and members of the Campaign to Lift the Cap on Kids recently held Caps and Mittens Day at the State House as part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the need to Lift the Cap on Kids in Massachusetts. Senator DiDomenico and Representative Decker...

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Wynn Tidbits

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor resort will hold a ‘topping off’ ceremony of the steel structure for its podium portion of the site. The steel being put up by the Ironworkers is coming to an end on the project, as the tower will be made of reinforced concrete and not steel beams....

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City Looks to Get Properties on Historic Register, Nothing on Now

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The past is about to get more present. In a city where history has been forgotten or pushed aside for decades, a new effort by the Planning Department and the new Historical Commission is looking to identify properties, sites and areas throughout the community that could qualify for the National Register...

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Council Candidates Participate in First Immigration Issue Voter Guide

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Everett Safe and Welcoming City Coalition has put together its first voter’s guide on immigration issues for the coming City Election in Everett. The Safe and Welcoming City Coalition was formed this year in March by several immigrant-led organizations and other members of the community. It is championed by La...

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License Commission Favors Conditional Approval on Ferry Street

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett Licensing Board conditionally approved a liquor license transfer on Monday night, Oct. 23, for the Castillo nightclub on Ferry Street, as long as the new owners pass building, fire-code inspections and submit a new floor plan to the Commission for approval. The license transfer approval clears the way...

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Gas Station Proposal Hits Lower Broadway Industrial Area

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After withdrawing a controversial housing proposal for the industrial section of Bow Street, Lower Broadway property owner George Varoudakis Jr. will return to the Planning Board next month with a new proposal for a gas station and convenience store. Situating itself on the heavily traveled corner of Beacham and Robin streets...

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