City Says ‘No’ to Marijuana, but One Everett Mom Rejoices for Son

November 18, 2016
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By Katy Rogers While the City of Everett was one of the few voting blocks across the state that voted down the ballot questions calling for the legalization of marijuana (the measure was approved overwhelmingly statewide), there is at least one family whose prayers have been answered by the groundbreaking statewide vote. Everett mom...

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More than 14,000 Everett Voters Cast Ballots in Historic Election

November 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Some 14,189 voters turned out in Everett last week and in early voting to have their voices heard in the Presidential Election and to determine the outcome of four state ballot questions. In the end, everyone knows that Everett and Massachusetts bucked the national trend in electing Donald Trump as...

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Congratulations, Everett Football on Advancing to the Super Bowl

November 18, 2016
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There are so many factors that have contributed to the remarkable success of the Everett High School football program. Everything begins with superior leadership and our school system and athletic program have that in Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire and head football coach and director of athletics John DiBiaso, who’s already an inductee in...

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Election 2016

November 11, 2016
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Election 2016

Election Day brought a great amount of activity to the polling places in Everett, with lines forming in the morning, but subsiding quickly as voters were able to cast their ballots for president, state offices and state ballot questions. Above, Cindy DiLoreto held a sign by Glendale Park in support of Donald Trump as...

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Wynn Red Card

November 11, 2016
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Wynn Red Card

Ricky Cummings enthusiastically held his new Wynn Red Card while sporting his Wynn gear during the Thursday, Nov. 3, sign up event. It was the first event ever for the Wynn Boston Harbor and took place in Everett at the 8/10 Bar and Grille. Nearly 500 people signed up for the special ‘Inaugural Member’...

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McDonald’s, Wynn Service Road Progressing Quickly

November 11, 2016
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McDonald’s, Wynn Service Road Progressing Quickly

By Seth Daniel As the Wynn Boston Harbor service road trucks on to completion later this month, the new McDonald’s on Lower Broadway is also taking shape – with steel now rising out of the ground on the new, two-level restaurant. The McDonald’s replaces the long-time existing McDonald’s that had to be moved in...

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Everett Advances to North Final

November 11, 2016
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Everett Advances to North Final

By Cary Shuman Continuing to play its best football of the season at the most important time, the Everett High School team delivered its supporters an unexpected gift: a Division 1 North championship game for this Saturday at Everett Memorial Stadium. Coach John DiBiaso’s surging contingent bested No. 1 seed Central Catholic, 43-18, in...

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Taking Shape:Wynn gets Design Approval from MGC, Details Changes in Gaming and Rooms

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor team enjoyed unanimous approval of its most current design for its destination casino by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) during a meeting in Everett on Oct. 26. The vote was unanimous, 4-0, and included extended looks at the construction schedule, the hotel design and changes to the...

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Police Arrest Brighton Man for Murder in Drug Deal Gone Bad

November 11, 2016
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In what looks to be like a drug deal gone sideways, one man from Brighton has been arrested for the armed robbery and murder of a Stoneham man on Ferry Street Sunday afternoon. Police located the Brighton man by using the signals from a GPS bracelet he was wearing as a condition of bail...

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CHA Everett Hospital’s Open House Nov 15

November 11, 2016
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The CHA Everett Hospital’s community open house to celebrate the name change from Whidden Hospital will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 4-6 p.m. on the hospital campus. A speaking program will begin at 5:15 p.m. and there will be tours and music and snacks.

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Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...

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Marquee Matchup:Mcafee Versus Perry Should Be a Classic as Well

November 11, 2016
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By Cary Shuman There is only one place to be on Saturday If you’re a high school football fan: Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. In one corner, you have head coach John DiBiaso and Everett, undeniably the most successful program in Massachusetts. In the other corner you have head coach E.J. Perry III and an...

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Obituaries 11-09-2016

November 11, 2016
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Ella Jade O’Donnell Proud member of the North Shore Dance Academy, Scarlet Dance Team Ella Jade O’Donnell of Peabody died on November 4 after a courageous 11 month battle with brain cancer.  She was 10 years old. A proud member of the North Shore Dance Academy, Scarlet Dance Team, Ella was the daughter of Dennis...

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The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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Halloween Parade

November 4, 2016
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Halloween Parade

“Big League Brian” led the Halloween Parade through Glendale Park on his tall stilts Monday, Oct. 31, in the City’s fun-filled party. After the parade, children and families went to the Rec Center for more fun and goodies.

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30 Years of Service

November 4, 2016
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30 Years of Service

Camille DiPerri, of the Library Board of Trustees, presented Deborah Abraham with a bouquet upon her retirement as Director of Everett Public Libraries, a position she has held for more than 30 years.

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Hill Toppers:Everett Defeats Haverhill, 35-6, in North Quarterfinal

November 4, 2016
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Hill Toppers:Everett Defeats Haverhill, 35-6, in North Quarterfinal

By Cary Shuman You couldn’t ask for a better start or a better finish  to the Everett High School football team’s Division 1 North quarterfinal against Merrimack Valley Conference Division 1 champion Haverhill. Senior running back Chris Jenkins had a 30-yard gain on the first play from scrimmage and senior Marvens Fedna finished the...

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Everett Voters Taking Advantage of the Early Voting Option

November 4, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. ‘Vote early and often,’ used to be a popular joke voters could call to one another as they made their way to the polls on Election Day. However, with national and state voting patterns dwindling over several decades and voter enthusiasm flagging, many states passed laws to allow Early Voting...

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Crime Analysts Help Police Work Smarter,Safer and More Efficiently

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Whether it’s a string of trash barrel thefts, a pattern of housebreaks, or connecting with other police departments to apprehend dangerous criminals, crime analysts have come a long way on the local level and Everett has been a pioneer in using this new technology to fight local crime. The Everett Police...

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Whidden Hospital Changes its Name to CHA Everett

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For generations of those in the Everett, Revere and Chelsea areas, the hospital on the hill has been known simply “the Whidden.” But in more recent times, the Whidden Hospital name has become confusing, and a lot of folks weren’t aware it was part of the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) –...

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State Ballot Questions May Provide Best Incentive to Vote

November 4, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. With polls across the country showing that the two major party candidates for President are hugely unpopular, and with Massachusetts being a firmly Democratic stronghold in national elections, the appeal of this voting season for voters seems iffy at-best, especially in cities like Everett that have no contested down ballot...

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Study the Ballot Questions

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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Gov Baker — A Profile in Courage

November 4, 2016
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With Republican office-holders abandoning their support of GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump like the proverbial rats leaving a sinking ship, Massachusetts residents can be proud that our Governor, Charlie Baker, was among the very first prominent Republicans (he was number four, according to a recent article in the New York Times) to state on...

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Boston Parents Say No on 2

November 4, 2016
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Mary Battenfeld and Odette Williamson As Boston parents with deep commitments to improving educational opportunities for all children, we oppose ballot Question 2.  This extreme lift of the state charter cap will destroy opportunities for many children, in order to create options for some others. Our children have been Boston Public Schools students since...

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