Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...

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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...

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Sports 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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EHS baseball team opens with 6-2 win The Everett High baseball team opened a new season and a new era with a 6-2 victory at Saugus Monday afternoon. The triumph marked the inaugural contest for the Crimson Tide in their new league, the Northeastern Conference, into which Everett and the remaining three schools (Malden,...

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Obituaries 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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Charles Puleo Of Everett Charles Puleo of Everett died on April 9. The beloved husband of the late Antonietta, he was the beloved father of Robert Charles and his wife, Jodi of Indiana and Mark Philip and his wife, Catherine of Florida. He is also survived by his loving brother Jack Puleo of Brooksville,...

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All Gone

April 7, 2017
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All Gone

Two pieces of heavy equipment remove the last scoop of soil from the lower levels of the Wynn Boston Harbor parking garage late last week. The project hit the ‘bottom out’ point at that time, marking the end of the land-based soil clean-up. The clean up resulted in approximately 13,100 truck and rail trips...

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Blue and Gold

April 7, 2017
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Blue and Gold

ON MY HONOR: Derick Modesto raised his right hand for the Scout Oath during Troop 814’s annual Blue & Gold Dinner on Friday night, March 31. The Everett Troop invited adult leaders and City leaders as a thank you gesture and as a time to serve the community.

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Open Mosque Day

April 7, 2017
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Open Mosque Day

Alaa Ali excitedly welcomed visitors at the entrance to the American Islamic Center on Spring Street, off the Parkway, in Everett on Sunday afternoon, April 2. The AIC recently relocated from its long-time facility in Everett Square to the renovated building on Spring Street. The gathering on Sunday welcomed the community to the new...

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Marquee Building:Key Property in Everett Square Subject of Long Court Drama with City

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As plans for a revived Everett Square come into focus on the drawing boards of City Planners this month, the first question from virtually everyone’s mouth after seeing those plans is routinely about the Bouvier Jewelers Building. The historic mansard-style brick building at the apex of the Square – along Norwood,...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Removes Last Load of Soil at Everett Site

April 7, 2017
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After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced this week that it had excavated and removed the last pile of contaminated soil from its construction site on Lower Broadway in Everett. The ‘bottoming out’ of the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor project marks the completion of...

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Everett Public Schools Receive Grant

April 7, 2017
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As part of its continuing efforts to expand and enhance its STEM curriculum, the Everett Public Schools (EPS) has been awarded a significant grant through a partnership between the state and nonprofit organizations committed to developing computer science, engineering, and 21st century skills in teachers and students. Everett received a total of $130,000 through...

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DiDomenico Brings State Budget Hearing to Everett High

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel With the Mystic/Tobin Bridge and the Boston skyline in full view, the Everett High School (EHS) Library provided a tremendous backdrop on Monday for a serious discussion of the state’s economic development prospects and State Budget outlooks as State Sen. Sal DiDomenico and State Rep. Joe McGonagle co-hosted a State Budget...

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Police Briefs 04-05-2017

April 7, 2017
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Monday, 3/13 Thyago Pinheiro, 32, 56 High St., Everett, was arrested for being disorderly person. Wednesday, 3/15 Richard Byrnes, III, 23, 54 Glendale St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Thursday, 3/16 Michael Golding, 31, 540 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, was arrested for shoplifting and trespassing. Zbigniew Seragin, 64, 3 Courtland Ave., Everett, was arrested...

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Everett in the Spotlight

April 7, 2017
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Everett was the place to be this past week as Mayor Carlo DeMaria hosted the Massachusetts Mayors’ Association at Bank of New York Mellon on Santilli Highway last Wednesday and Senator Sal DiDomenico brought the State Ways and Means Committee to Everett High School Library on Monday for a day-long hearing on the state...

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EHS Baseball Team Hoping to Open Season

April 7, 2017
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“Rain, rain, — and cold, wind, and snow — go away…” has been the common refrain of coaches and athletes thus far in the spring sports season of 2017. For the Everett High baseball team, the unseasonably unspring-like weather (even by the low standards for us hardy Eastern Massachusetts natives) has meant no pre-season scrimmages...

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Obituaries 04-05-2017

April 7, 2017
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Angelo D’Andrea Worked in flooring industry and for the US Postal Service Angelo A. D’Andrea, a resident of Everett, Malden and Saugus, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, at the age of 87. Mr. D’Andrea was a proud veteran of the United States Army stationed in Korea. Throughout his career, Mr. D’Andrea worked in...

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Celebrating Super Bowl

March 31, 2017
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Celebrating Super Bowl

Everett High School Principal Erick Naumann, Coach John DiBiaso, and former student Sean Griffin, who presented a citation from former President Barack Obama congratulating Everett for its Super Bowl victory in December.

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The 24’s

March 31, 2017
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The 24’s

Leandra Sharron performed as a yoga enthusiast in the humorous performance entitled, “Chicksmas,” at the Paris Street Gallery in Everett last Saturday, March 25. The event was part of ‘The 24’s,’ an artistic event that paired up actors and actresses for 24 hours to write, stage and perform an original play for a packed...

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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Welcomes Mass Mayors’ Association Today

March 31, 2017
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Welcomes Mass Mayors’ Association Today

By Seth Daniel Decision makers from all over the state will descend upon Everett today, March 29, as scores of mayors from around the state will gather to talk transportation, among other issues. This morning, Mayor Carlo DeMaria will welcome Speaker Robert DeLeo, Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack, and members of the Massachusetts Mayors’...

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enVision:New Hotel Features Big Nod to Everett History, to Open by April 1

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The enVision Hotel on Revere Beach Parkway is in the final stages of construction and will likely open on or before April 1, and the design of the new hotel is all about Everett. From old maps of Everett, to sewing machines harkening back to the days of the old building...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Reaches $1 Million in Wages and Benefits to Everett Residents

March 31, 2017
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Just eight months after breaking ground, Wynn Boston Harbor announced that more than $1 million in wages and benefits have been paid to Everett residents who are working union construction jobs at the five-star Wynn Boston Harbor resort. To date, 49 employees from Everett have worked more than 18,000 hours on the resort. “The...

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City Council Approves Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance

March 31, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. By a margin of 10-2, the Everett City Council on Monday night approved a new inclusionary zoning by-law that will require new residential developments with more than 10 units to set aside a prescribed percentage of units for affordable housing. The issue has been before the Council for some time,...

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Letters Go Out to Prepare Retailers for New Smoking Regs

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The multi-city tobacco control board has sent out letters to Everett retailers this month to prepare them for new smoking regulations that will go into effect on May 1, making the new smoking age 21 and sharply curtailing the sale of flavored cigars and e-cigarettes. The Everett Board of Health and...

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First “Massachusetts Open Mosque Day” to be Held on April 2

March 31, 2017
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Sunday, April 2nd, 18 mosques across Massachusetts will hold an Open-Mosque Day to provide an opportunity for the wider public to meet their Muslim neighbors. The festivities will include the American Islamic Center in Everett. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour a mosque, hear a brief introduction to Islam, and witness a Muslim...

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Senator DiDomenico Brings Ways and Means Committee Hearing to Everett Once Again

March 31, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico is once again bringing members of the Senate and House Committees on Ways & Means to Everett for a public hearing on the Governor’s budget proposal for the Fiscal Year 2017. The hearing will be held on Monday, April 3 at 10 a.m. at Everett High School, and is one of...

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