Obituaries 03-08-2017

March 10, 2017
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James J. ‘Jim’ Censullo A gentle soul of Salem, formerly of Everett James J. “Jim” Censullo of Salem, formerly of Everett, died on February 16. He was 62 years old. Jim was a gentle soul and the most caring man on earth. He adored his grandchildren and loved spending time with family.  His sudden...

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Pope John Boys Continue March in Tourney

March 3, 2017
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Pope John Boys Continue March in Tourney

Pope John’s Dimmone Marshall (13) squeezes by two Mystic Valley guards as the Pope John Tigers boys’ basketball team hosted Mystic Valley on Monday night, Feb. 27, at home in Everett during the first round of the Division 4 North State Basketball Tournament. Mystic Valley was no match for the Tigers, with Pope John...

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Author at the Library

March 3, 2017
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Author at the Library

Allen Winecorur listened intently to author Kate Clifford Larson as she spoke about Rosemary Kennedy and her recent book, ‘Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter,’ at the Shute Library on Feb. 22. The talk was the first within the Everett Library’s general challenge for residents to read 17 suggested books in 2017. The Kennedy book...

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MAPC Study Shows Unused Parking Spots

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It took a little nighttime surveillance work and the poring over of a lot of data, but a new study from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) of five communities – including Everett and Chelsea – showed that nearly 25 percent of parking space in apartment buildings are not being used....

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Elderly Man Found Dead in Oakland Ave Apartment

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The case of an elderly man found dead in his Oakland Avenue apartment on Saturday, Feb. 25, is now being handled by Everett Police and State Police as a homicide. The ruling came from the Medical Examiner on Monday morning, after Everett Police had turned over the body of the man...

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City Excited to Unveil Everett Square Study on March 14

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City and Utile Design will unveil the fruits of many months of study in and around Everett Square at the City Council meeting on March 14. Exactly one year ago, the City contracted with Utile Design of Boston – one of the top streetscape designers in the region – to...

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Lower Mystic Work Group Plans Meeting on March 13

March 3, 2017
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The Lower Mystic Regional Working Group (LMRWG), has scheduled a Discussion Group on March 13 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss preliminary long-term plans for the Sullivan Square area. The meeting was re-scheduled after snow caused the Feb. 13 meeting to be cancelled. It will take place in the Keverian Room, Everett City Hall, 484 Broadway, Everett....

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City Officials Apply to MGC for Funds to Study Bus Lane

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City of Everett has applied to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) for a $150,000 grant to study the idea of extending the bus-only lane from Sweetster Circle to the City Line along Lower Broadway. The bus-only lane was unveiled on the western side of Broadway by the City, the MBTA...

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Veterinarians:Warriors in the Battle Against Disease

March 3, 2017
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By Dr. Arve Lee Willingham Don’t breathe a sigh of relief just yet. Even though the World Health Organization recently declared that the Zika virus is no longer a global health emergency, other diseases are growing more threatening each day. Consider leptospirosis, a bacterial disease transmitted through infected animal urine that claimed dozens of...

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Letter to the Editor

March 3, 2017
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New options for consumers To the Editor, The sharing economy is changing the way the world does business, delivering new options for consumers and extra income for service providers like those who occasionally rent out space in their home on a short-term basis. That’s a good thing. But as these new technologies continue to...

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Thank You, Gov Baker

March 3, 2017
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The announcement this week by Governor Charlie Baker and Lieut. Gov. Karyn Polito of the release of $335,735 (out of a total of $5.7 million to cities and towns across the state) in competitive grants to Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Revere, Somerville and Winthrop for use in targeting gang violence comes as welcome...

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Sports 03-01-2017

March 3, 2017
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EHS Roundup Faia sets new career scoring mark as EHS hockey wraps up season   Although the Everett High hockey team dropped its final contest of the season by a 6-3 margin to Cambridge last week, EHS head coach Erick Kainen noted many positive aspects to the contest. “Cambridge is one of the better...

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Obituaries 03-01-2017

March 3, 2017
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Edward McCarthy Retired truck driver Edward F. McCarthy of Everett entered into rest on Sunday, February 26 in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford after a period of failing health. He was 71 years old. Ed was born in Somerville and lived in Everett for many years. He was a truck driver by profession...

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Everett Boys Basketball Team Defeats Lowell High, 86-59

February 28, 2017
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Everett Boys Basketball Team Defeats Lowell High, 86-59

The Everett High School boys basketball team, champion of the GBL, has been building momentum heading in to the State Tournament that gets underway next week. Coach John DiBiaso’s Crimson Tide beat a very good Lowell team, 86-59, to improve its record to 16-1 with games remaining against Lawrence and Malden. Senior center Theo...

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From GBL to SEC:Bradley Giving his Word on SEC Network

February 28, 2017
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From GBL to SEC:Bradley Giving his Word on SEC Network

By Seth Daniel It could be Charlotte, Knoxville, Gainesville or College Station, but it is always Everett that is in the heart of basketball broadcasting guru Pat Bradley – who grew up in Everett, lived for basketball here and still speaks highly of his experiences in his hometown. Now, however, he has a southern...

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Near-Riot:Chuck E Cheese Attack Under Investigation, Pregnant Woman Assaulted

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Everett Police are investigating an assault on a pregnant woman during an altercation in the Chuck E Cheese establishment in the Gateway Mall on Monday night, Feb. 20 – the second major incident at the children’s restaurant in three months. Monday’s assault followed a near-riot that occurred on Dec. 17 at...

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Everett Man Alleged to Support ISIL Charged with Additional Charge of Obstructing Justice

February 28, 2017
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New charges and a new federal indictment against an Everett man charged with supporting ISIS, or ISIL, show that he allegedly communicated directly with members of the terror group in Syria in 2015 – including a well-known ISIS leader who was killed in a 2015 Syrian airstrike. David Daoud Wright, a/k/a Dawud Sharif Abdul...

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Wynn to Unveil ‘Mystic Mile’ Branding for Road Construction

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Wynn Boston Harbor has announced it will unveil a new website and campaign called the ‘Mystic Mile’ ahead of planned, major road construction projects in Everett, Charlestown and Medford this summer. President Bob DeSalvio told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Thursday, Feb. 16, at a regular meeting of the board...

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Chelsea Man Arrested for Murder of Everett Man

February 28, 2017
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An Everett man, the victim of a brutal baseball bat beating earlier this month in Chelsea, has died of his injuries and his alleged assailant was apprehended in Ohio on murder charges Feb. 15. Melvin Cortes, 32, of Everett, was murdered, authorities said, when he was beaten by a man wielding a baseball bat...

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Police Briefs 02-22-2017

February 28, 2017
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Tuesday, 2/14 Joseph Waddie, 64, 11 Ellsworth St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery and on warrants. Wednesday, 2/15 Marcus Francis, 22, 19 Stevenson Ave., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Alton Hanscom Sr., 53, 31 Cook St., Charlestown, MA, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Renan Santos, 30,...

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Well Deserved Honor for John Hanlon

February 28, 2017
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Councilor John Hanlon was recently feted on his 50th year of public service to the citizens of Everett.  One can say without fear of contradiction that Hanlon has seen it all and has been a major player in all of the milestones of the City of Everett for the past half century. John Hanlon...

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Sports 02-22-2017

February 28, 2017
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EHS Roundup Bessler notches 100th point, Tide tops Revere, 9-5 Everett High senior captain Bryan Bessler scored the 100th point of his career and his Crimson Tide teammates observed Senior Night in fitting fashion with a 9-5 victory over Revere Saturday evening at Allied Veterans Rink. The occasion of Bessler’s 100th point sparked a...

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Obituaries 02-22-2017

February 28, 2017
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Michelle Macchione Of Revere Michelle (Inglese) Macchione of Revere died suddenly on February 14. The beloved wife of the late Charles A., she was the devoted mother of Anthony Macchione of Revere; loving daughter of the late Larry and Hannah (Stary) McCarthy; dear sister of Deborah Fudge and her husband, Keith of Everett, Lawrence...

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Honored for 50 Years of Service

February 17, 2017
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Honored for 50 Years of Service

City Councilor John Hanlon accepts a key to the City on Monday afternoon, Feb. 13, at a surprise celebration in City Hall that commemorated his 50 years of service to the City in various capacities. He has served as everything from mayor to City Clerk to Council President in the last five decades.

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