D’Onofrio Elected Chair of School Committee

January 10, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The Everett School Committee elected Berard ‘Bernie’ D’Onofrio as the new chair of the Committee by a 7-0 vote in a short meeting following the Inaugural ceremonies on Tuesday night, Jan. 2. Member Lester MacLaughlin was elected vice chair in a 7-0 vote, and Supt. Fred Foresteire was elected secretary by...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Projects Logs First Serious Injury

January 10, 2018
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A mason working on the Wynn Boston Harbor project fell down a garage elevator shaft on Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, and suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries. It was the first significant accident on the site after more than 2 million labor hours spanning more than 18 months and involving more than 1,000 workers...

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2018 New England International Auto Show’s Online Box Office Open

January 10, 2018
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The online box office to the 2018 New England International Auto Show is now open! For five days only – Thursday, January 11th through Monday, January 15th – the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center transforms into the region’s largest new car showroom. Purchase your tickets now at www.BostonAutoShow.com. Compare features, options and stylings of...

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Napolitano Elected to President Role Unanimously

January 10, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Councilor Peter Napolitano was unanimously elected the new Council President at a short meeting held on Jan. 3, following the Inaugural ceremonies at Everett High School. Councilor John Hanlon nominated him, and that was seconded by former Council President Anthony DiPierro. “Over the last four years, we’ve had a great Council...

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Local Officials Observe New Student Hunger Relief Initiative

January 10, 2018
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Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett), Senator Joseph Boncore (D – Winthrop) and Representative Adrian Madaro (D – East Boston), along with staff from Senator Chang-Diaz’s office and members from The Greater Boston Food Bank and Project Bread (affiliates with the Rise and Shine Massachusetts coalition) attended James Otis Elementary School in East Boston for a...

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DiDomenico Announces Release of his FY18 Budget Earmarks

January 10, 2018
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently announced the release of over $100 million in funding that was allocated by the Massachusetts Legislature in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. As Vice Chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee, Senator DiDomenico played a key role in securing vital local initiatives and key funding priorities for the state...

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Urban Renewal Plan Being Pitched for Everett Square, Commercial Triangle

January 10, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Urban Renewal has a very negative association based on the sins of the distant past, but planners in Everett hope to show that just such an urban renewal plan could be a great tool to use for the redevelopment of Everett Square and the Commercial Triangle. Mayor Carlo DeMaria unveiled the...

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Two Dead after Fatal Crash on Broadway

January 10, 2018
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Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie announced late last week that two individuals have been pronounced deceased following a traffic crash in Everett on Broadway by Dunster Road. At 8:39 a.m. on Weds., Jan. 3,, Everett Police officers, along with Everett Fire Department and Cataldo Ambulance Service responded to the scene for a...

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Bring it On,Ol’ Man Winter

January 10, 2018
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These past two weeks have brought the worst winter weather imaginable — coastal flooding, record cold, and a blizzard — but we’ve survived it all and made it out to the other side, as moderating temperatures, perhaps even reaching the balmy 50s, are predicted over the next 10 days. President Trump, as usual, tweeted...

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DeMaria Sets Ambitious Agenda

January 10, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria has outlined an ambitious agenda of projects to be done in the next four years and beyond.  We congratulate the mayor on taking the initiative to try cutting-edge solutions to many lifestyle problems that plague Everett and other cities and towns like affordable housing and traffic congestion. DeMaria has already started...

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Sports 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
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EHS Roundup EHS track teams compete vs. Beverly The Everett High boys and girls indoor track teams took on Beverly last week. On the boys’ side, a number of Crimson Tide turned in fine performances with three Everett competitors winning their respective events. Charles Alcindor won the hurdles in a time of 7.9; Harchdy...

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Obituaries 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
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Joseph ‘Papa’ Tumbiolo Global Fish of Boston retiree Joseph W. “Papa” Tumbiolo of Everett, formerly of the North End, died on January 8. Joe was a retired long time employee of Global Fish of Boston. The beloved husband of the late Mary (DeAngelis – Firicano), he was the father of Gia Firicano of Arizona...

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Going to the Net

January 6, 2018
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Going to the Net

ALL BY HIMSELF: Isaiah Likely easily drops in a pair of his game-high 28 points against Brighton High during the Crimson Tide’s riveting 76-71 defeat Thursday morning, Dec. 28, in the Slades Bar and Grill Holiday Classic hosted by the Boston Amateur Basketball Club at Cathedral High School in Boston.The loss was the Tide’s...

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DeMaria Calls for New Stadium on Malden River, New Transportation Network in Inaugural Address

January 6, 2018
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DeMaria Calls for New Stadium on Malden River, New Transportation Network in Inaugural Address

By Seth Daniel Mayor Carlo DeMaria celebrated the 125th year with a bang on Tuesday night, Jan. 2, in his Inaugural Address at Everett High School by announcing – somewhat surprisingly – that the City plans to move the Stadium on the Parkway to the new Seven Acre Park on the old GE site....

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Cardello,Patterson vie for Commitments in School Comm Race

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Two energetic candidates have been gathering commitments over the holidays for the open School Committee seat ahead of what looks to be quite showdown at the Jan. 8 vote. Former Council President Anthony DiPierro said in late December that a meeting has been called for Jan. 8 in a joint session...

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City Council Holds Final Meeting of 2017

January 6, 2018
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The Everett City Council held its final meeting of the 2017 legislative session on December 26, 2017 – bidding farewell to Councilor Cynthia Sarnie and celebrating the leadership of outgoing Council President Anthony DiPierro. The meeting began with a presentation to outgoing President DiPierro, led by Councilor John F. Hanlon and City Clerk Sergio...

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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Inaugural Address

January 6, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria delivered the following inaugural speech on Tuesday night at the Everett High School. Good Evening and Thank You Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Clergy, Family, Friends, and invited guests. Thank you for being here tonight. I want to start off by recognizing our special guest Governor Charlie Baker, who I...

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Armchair Travel Program at Library

January 6, 2018
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Christmas is over and credit card bills are due. The darkness and cold of winter are upon us and you’d just like to get away. Let us help. Come to the Shute Memorial Library on Monday, January 22nd at 7:00 pm. We will whisk you to the exotic country of Morocco. Wanderlust Travel will...

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First Forum on Everett Square Revitalization to be Jan 24

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel City leaders and a new consultant are preparing to begin meetings this month to try to take the new vision for Everett Square one step closer to reality. BSC Group, Inc., a Boston-based land use firm, will being the revitalization plan meetings on Weds., Jan. 24, in the Connolly Center at...

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Police Briefs 01-03-2018

January 6, 2018
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Wednesday, 11/22 Dieusait Benoit, 22, 31 Waters Ave., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime, criminal harassment.   Friday, 11/24 Jose Barillas Sierra, 19, 101 Chelsea St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Vincent Lambert, 31, Homeless, was arrested for shoplifting.   Saturday, 11/25 Joseph Jean, 24, 64 Summer St., Medway, MA. Was arrested...

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Americans Hate Waiting, So Theyll Despise Single Payer

January 6, 2018
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By Sally C. Pipes What makes for an awful trip to the doctor? Waiting. Earlier this year, doctor-rating website Zocdoc found that long waits or appointment delays were the primary motivators of negative marks from patients. Given this aversion to waiting, it’s shocking that Americans are coming around to government-run, single-payer health care. Waiting...

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Congratulations to Our Elected City Officials

January 6, 2018
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We offer our congratulations to our city officials who were sworn into office this past week. Public service is not easy these days. In an era of limited resources, it seems that our elected officials find themselves saying “No” more often than not. And given the cutbacks in funding for state and local government...

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Sports 01-03-2018

January 6, 2018
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Everett falls to Brighton in Holiday Classic In a showdown of two high school basketball powerhouses, the Brighton High Bengals prevailed 76-71 over the Everett Crimson Tide in the second round of the Slades Bar and Grill Holiday Classic hosted by the Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) Thursday morning, Dec. 28, at Cathedral High...

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Obituaries 01-03-2018

January 6, 2018
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Beatrice (Bea) Glass Retired Everett School educator and administrator Beatrice (Bea) Glass of Peabody, formerly of Everett and Osterville, died peacefully on Thursday at Brooksby Village.  She was 93 years old. The daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Kaufman) Glass, she was the loving (younger!) sister, more than an aunt, devoted friend, accomplished...

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