Obituaries 04-02-2014

April 2, 2014
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Catherine Haley Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Catherine (Poskis) Haley of New Hampshire, a former longtime resident of Everett, died on March 28 at Laurel Center in Bedford, NH. She was 96 years old. Born in South Boston and a retired assembler in electronics who worked for Stryco Electronics, Raytheon and Orion Research,...

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EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

March 28, 2014
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EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief Steven Mazzie are pleased to report that the City is renovating and restoring the machine shop area of the old Everett High School into a training facility for Everett K9 teams.  The facility will also be utilized by several other surrounding towns and cities’ K9 departments. The new facility...

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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

March 28, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

State Senator Sal DiDomenico officially endorsed Treasurer Steve Grossman’s candidacy for governor today at an event at the Webster School in Everett highlighting Grossman’s educational platform and commitment to universal pre-k. “I’m supporting Steve Grossman for Governor because I know when elected, Steve will work to make universal Pre-K not just a dream, but...

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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

March 28, 2014
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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

Derek S. Bankus says the United States of America has the finest military in the world. Bankus, a 2013 graduate of Everett High School, has been accepted for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. He has begun strength and conditioning workouts in preparation for his entry in to the Marines’ basic training (boot...

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Planning Board to Review Medical Marijuana Zoning: Will Make Recommendation to City Council for Passage

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council sent a new Medical Marijuana zoning by-law to the Planning Board Monday night which, if adopted, will establish where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities could locate in the city. Ever since the state’s medical marijuana law was passed by voters in November 2012, municipal bodies around the state have...

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City Council Establishes New Six-percent Hotel Tax

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday night to accept the recommendation of its subcommittee on Community and Business Development and adopt a six-percent room occupancy excise, or hotel tax, on all hotel and lodging rooms in the city. City Councilor Stephen Simonelli was curiously the only member of the Council who did not...

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So, This Is Spring?

March 28, 2014
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Although the calendar told us that spring officially arrived last Thursday, Mother Nature, as usual, has decided on her own time frame for when she will allow spring to be sprung. As we are writing this editorial at the beginning of the week, the weatherman is telling us that temperatures will remain below freezing all day for the next two days...

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Spring Cleaning Time

March 28, 2014
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Clean up, clean up, Everybody everywhere Clean, clean up, Everybody do your share. For our readers with children, the above phrases will be recognized as coming from a song by Barney, the Purple Dinosaur.  But they are as apropos as anything else we can think of to remind our readers that springtime also means clean-up time. This is the time...

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EHS Baseball Team Preparing for 2014 Campaign

March 28, 2014
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Although the Everett High baseball team, which compiled a superb 15-5 record last season and captured the Greater Boston League championship, lost many of its starters to graduation, EHS head coach Joe Lento is looking forward to the coming 2014 campaign. “We graduated many of our top players, but we have a strong nucleus returning,” said Lento. The 2014 edition...

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Obituaries 03-26-2014

March 28, 2014
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Barbara Hofhaug Clerical Worker Who Enjoyed Life to the Fullest, retired at age 80 Barbara G. (MacDonald) Hofhaug died early Sunday morning, March 23, in her Gloucester home. She was 92 years old. She was born in Everett on May 11, 1921. Her husband, Rolf, was also born in Everett, where they met. They...

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EHS Allied Health Academy Members Visit Body World Exhibit

March 18, 2014
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EHS Allied Health Academy Members Visit Body World Exhibit

Sophomore and junior members of Everett High School’s Allied Health Academy (AHA) visited the Body World Vital Exhibit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston for an educational field trip that directly relates to the AHA’s curriculum and mission. The exhibit is comprised of an arrangement of 15 whole body plastinates, including a baseball player,...

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‘Friendly Son’s’ Honor Superintendent Foresteire Proceeds Benefit the Everett High School Music Department

March 18, 2014
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‘Friendly Son’s’ Honor Superintendent Foresteire Proceeds Benefit the Everett High School Music Department

Everett renewed a proud and longtime tradition when elected officials, civic leaders, and residents gathered for a fun-filled night of reminiscing, Irish cheer, light barbs, and community spirit at the 54th “Friendly Son’s of St. Patrick Dinner.” An overflow crowd packed into Anthony’s of Malden as the “Friendly Son’s” honored Frederick F. Foresteire, who...

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Overcrowding: City, School Department to Take First Step on New School Project

March 18, 2014
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The Everett City Council and the Everett School Department have agreed to take the first step in the process to request state building funds for school construction, following a vote of the Council last week that authorized the school department administration to submit the required “Statement of Interest” for a new school building project...

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Council Receives FY 2015 Capital Improvement Plan

March 18, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria submitted his FY 2015 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to the City Council at its March 10, 2014 meeting. The FY 2015 CIP proposes a $15,028,818 capital spending plan that would seek to fix streets and sidewalks, update tot lots across the city, continue infrastructure improvements, renovations to the Hancock Fire Station...

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Police Briefs 03-19-2014

March 18, 2014
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Tuesday, 2/25 Tanya Silencieux, 19, 11R Veterans Ave., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering in the day with intent to commit a felony, assault and battery, intimidation of a witness, and an arrest warrant. Wednesday, 2/28 Walter DeCarvalho, 34, 233 Freeman St., Brookline, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a revoked...

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Obituaries 03-19-2014

March 18, 2014
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Ermina Donadio Of Everett Erminia (Valente) Donadio of Everett died on March 16 at The Leonard Florence Center for Living, Chelsea. She was 96 years old. Born in Pria A Mare, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy she was the beloved wife of the late Domenico Donadio; dear and devoted mother of Rocco Donadio and his wife,...

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Listen to Stories

March 12, 2014
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Listen to Stories

A room full of excited children were on hand to listen to stories by the Cat in the Hat, Carol Finn-Weidman at the Dr. Seuss Birthday celebration at Everett Public Library.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

March 12, 2014
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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Pictured at Senator Sal DiDomenico’s First Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration are Tricia DiDomenico, Senator Sal DiDomenico, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, was on hand to talk to those who attended.

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City to Receive $3.75 Million in Transportation Bond Bill: Mayor and State Senator Advocate for Everett’s Future

March 12, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is happy to report that the City of Everett is set to receive $3.75 million from the Transportation Bond Bill recently released by the Senate Committee on Bonding, State Assets, and Capital Expenditures.  As a result of the join effort by both the Mayor and State Senator Sal DiDomenico, priorities in...

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‘Friendly Son’s’ Honor Superintendent Foresteire: Proceeds Benefit the EHS Music Department

March 12, 2014
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Frederick F. Foresteire, who has been Superintendent of the Everett Public Schools since 1989 and an educator for more than four decades, is being honored at the 54th “Friendly Son’s of St. Patrick Dinner.” The gala event will be held this Sunday (March 16) at Anthony’s of Malden. Cocktail hour will begin at 6...

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Mayor Asks Council to Help Make Schools Top Priority: Proposes Significant Projects for FY15 Cip and Future Construction of New School

March 12, 2014
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This past Monday night, Mayor Carlo DeMaria presented the FY2015 Capital Improvement Plan to the City Council.  The plan includes a particular focus on asset preservation, replacement of essential apparatus, continued improvements to City infrastructure, and a significant amount of upgrades and improvements to the Everett Public Schools. The total proposed Capital Plan for...

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Mayor Submits FY15 Capital Improvement Plan

March 12, 2014
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In accordance with the City Charter, Mayor Carlo DeMaria officially submitted the Capital Improvement Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 to the City Council at their meeting most recent meeting this past Monday night. This year’s capital improvement package focuses on asset preservation, replacement of apparatus and machines, and the continued improvement to City infrastructure. ...

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Police Briefs 03-12-2014

March 12, 2014
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Monday, Feb. 17 John O’Rourke, 48, 9 Fairmount St., Everett was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Tuesday, Feb. 18 Khary Daise, 18, 63 Canton St., Stoughton was arrested for assault and battery; malicious destruction of property over $250, assault and battery on a police officer and attempting to commit a crime. Wednesday, Feb....

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Obituaries 03-12-2014

March 12, 2014
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Philip Moir Clarke Retired Exxon Oil Bookkeeper Philip Moir Clarke of Everett went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly on March 8 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 79 years old. Born in the Roxbury section of Boston, Philip lived in Everett for many years. He was a graduate of...

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