Everett Officials, Surrounding Cities See Momentum and Visibility in Baker Campaign

October 6, 2014
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Everett Officials, Surrounding Cities See Momentum and Visibility in Baker Campaign

Several Everett elected officials headed to Revere to join numerous residents and other elected officials from the surrounding communities to lend their support to the Republican Gubernatorial ticket of Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito. In an area where things are distinctively “blue,” numerous Democrats turned out to support the Baker campaign at the rally...

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‘No On Question 3’ Campaign Gets Energized in Everett

October 6, 2014
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‘No On Question 3’ Campaign Gets Energized in Everett

Only minutes had gone by after the decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts before Everett’s Michael McLaughlin and Dan Skeritt kicked it into high gear to get the word out about the ‘Vote No on Question 3’ campaign – a campaign calling for keeping the...

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Sports 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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Denis leads Everett past St. John’s Prep, 34-23 Everett High senior Lukas Denis picked Homecoming Day and the largest crowd of the season to show once again why he’s one of the best all-around football players in Massachusetts. After displaying the skill of defensive back predecessors Lubern Figaro and Manny Asprilla and the pass...

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Homecoming Celebration is Saturday

September 29, 2014
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Homecoming Celebration is Saturday

The Everett School Committee and its Homecoming organizers have finalized plans for Saturday’s daylong festivities, highlighted by an extravagant parade and culminating in a football game between the Crimson Tide and St. John’s Prep (2:30 p.m.) The 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade will step off at 12 noon sharp in Glendale Park on...

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Police Briefs 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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September 11 Jonathan Hernandez, 24, 5 Elsie St., Everett, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Elvin Rivera, 56, 250 Newland St., Malden, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, operating motor vehicle unregistered, operating motor vehicle uninsured. Melvin Solis-Romero, 28, 65 Falcon St., East Boston, was arrested for carrying...

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EHS Homecoming Will be an Enjoyable Event

September 29, 2014
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Everett Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire already has the best football program, head coach (John DiBiaso), coaching staff,  uniforms, and public address announcer , so why not have the best Homecoming Day in the state as well. And that’s what we have on Saturday as Mr. Foresteire and his team have organized a...

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Florence Street Park Redesign is Finalized

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development are pleased to report that the City has finalized the redesign and renovation of Jacob Scharf Park, often referred to as Florence Street Park. The project will go out to bid this week and construction is anticipated to begin this fall. Funding for the...

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Yard Waste Collection Is Cancelled for This Saturday

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents that there will be no yard waste collection this Saturday, September 27th. Yard waste will be collected only on the Saturdays listed below:   October 11th and 25th November 8th and 22nd December 6th A reminder to residents that yard waste must be stored in brown...

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Unwanted Prescription Drugs Can Be Left off at Police Station

September 29, 2014
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On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Everett Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to...

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Sports 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Crimson Tide edges out strong Tewksbury team, 21-20 By Cary Shuman The Everett High football team ended Tewksbury’s 14-game winning streak Friday night, rallying in the second half to defeat the Redmen, 21-20, Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. Led by its dynamic senior running back, James Sullivan (2 TDs), Tewksbury took a 20-14...

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Obituaries 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Virginia Roberts Retired Everett Purchasing Department Secretary Virginia S. (Formosi) Roberts of Nashua, formerly of Everett, passed away on September 21. She was 94 years old. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Roberts was the first secretary for the City of Everett Purchasing Department and a clerk for the Federal Government War Department. She was...

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On The Casino Front: Casino Question to be Decided by November Vote

September 29, 2014
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Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo said he will not support the expanded gaming repeal, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria challenged the media to get information out to the voters to prevent confusion – and at the same time – many influential Charlestown residents have jumped very vocally on the repeal effort. As the casino licensing process...

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City Fest

September 22, 2014
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City Fest

The Cover Girls were a huge hit, making CityFest their debut comeback event on Saturday, Sept. 13, in Everett Square. Hordes of residents came out to the event to hear the music, sample the food and socialize with friends and neighbors. Amongst the other hits were kettle corn and other traditional favorites at the Wynn Resorts...

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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

September 22, 2014
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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

Mrs. Hannah Sheehan, a tireless volunteer to the city’s youth sports programs and a loving mother who saw her five sons take part in Everett Crimson Tide Athletics, has been selected to serve as the Honorary Marshal of the 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade. “Mrs. Sheehan is an ideal person to serve as...

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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

September 22, 2014
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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

It came down to risky versus safe, and in the end the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose the riskier bet in awarding the Greater Boston resort casino license to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday afternoon. The vote ended up 3-1 to give it to Wynn, mostly based on jobs numbers and economic development benefits. Those...

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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

September 22, 2014
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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

When Everett residents got together a few years ago – long before a casino was ever in the cards for the city – to discuss a plan for Lower Broadway, they wanted access to their waterfront and a marina. On Tuesday, Mayor Carlo DeMaria reported that they got what they wanted and then some....

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School Enrollment Continues to Climb: More than 7,200 Students Now Enrolled in Everett Schools

September 22, 2014
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According to Dr. Thomas Stella, assistant superintendent of Everett public schools, enrollment in the Everett school system has continued to climb, even after the opening of schools two weeks ago. On Monday evening, Dr. Stella and Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire informed the Everett School Committee that nearly 300 new students had registered for...

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Council Votes to Keep Fire Chief Position in Civil Service

September 22, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted unanimously last Wednesday, September 10, against a proposal by Mayor Carlo DeMaria that would have taken the Fire Chief’s position out of civil service and eliminated a requirement that new fire chiefs, when chosen, be required to complete the Fire Chief’s exam that accompanies that designation. Though the mayor...

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West Nile Virus Found in Everett

September 22, 2014
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The Mass. Dept. of Public Health recently reported that mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNV) have been found in Everett and in other communities in the Metro Boston area.  This news should serve as a warning that mosquitoes pose a health threat between now and early October.  Although the chances of acquiring WNV are...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 Dairo Builes Restrepo, 44, Commorant Way, was arrested for manufacturing, dispensing and distributing a Class B substance, trafficking in cocaine; and conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws. Rahn Carter, 25, 4412 Washington St., Roslindale, was arrested for receiving, buying, etc., stolen merchandise; unregistered operation of a motor vehicle; operating with...

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A Great Day for Everett

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long-shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a casino site now is on the verge of becoming a...

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Everett Community Health Partnership to Hold Event to Build Support for Commercial Urban Agricultural Expansion Project

September 22, 2014
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In March of this year, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) awarded the Everett Community Health Partnership (ECHP) one of nine Urban Agriculture grants to explore the development of commercial urban agriculture in Everett.  With this grant funding, ECHP, through the Everett Community Growers, mapped land suitable for food growing, held various community...

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Top-Ranked Xaverian Bests Everett, 21-14: Home Opener Versus Tough Tewksbury Friday

September 22, 2014
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Continuing on the toughest non-league schedule in Massachusetts, the Everett High football team fell to No. Xaverian, 21-14, at the Hawk Bowl in Westwood. And if you were looking for a break in the schedule, there isn’t one in sight. Tewksbury, the reigning Division 3 state champion with a 14-game winning streak, comes to...

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Obituaries 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Anthony ‘Tony’ DeRosa Longtime Employee of Hess Oil; Active at Immaculate Conception Church; Three Time Runner in Boston Marathon Anthony J. “Tony” DeRosa of Melrose, formerly of Everett, passed away at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on September 11. Mr. DeRosa was a longtime employee of Hess Oil Company. He was the former sexton and head usher...

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