Everett School Committee Re-Elects Its Leaders:Parker to Serve as Chairman, D’onofrio as vice Chair

January 7, 2016
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Everett School Committee Re-Elects Its Leaders:Parker to Serve as Chairman, D’onofrio as vice Chair

The Everett School Committee began 2016 by re-electing two veteran leaders who will continue to help guide the Everett Public Schools (EPS) through a period of tremendous growth and progress. Frank Parker, a longtime Ward 3 committee member who has been instrumental in the district’s ongoing attempt to secure funding for a new elementary...

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Everett Man Held in Attack on Officer

January 7, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr A 23-year old Everett man has been charged with randomly attacking a Boston Police Officer in his cruiser in the early morning hours on New Year’s Day in Boston and was ordered held on $2,000 bail Monday in Boston Municipal Court, according to a published report. The suspect, Andrew Bowman,...

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Everett Teen Dies in Tileston Street Shooting

January 7, 2016
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Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Police Chief Steven Mazzie confirmed on Monday that the victim of a Jan. 3 shooting in Everett has died. Omar Wilfredo Reyes, 19, of Everett, was identified as the teen that was shot and killed. The victim was found in the early morning hours under the Tileson...

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Matewsky says It’s Good to be Underestimated in Everett Politics

January 7, 2016
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Matewsky says It’s Good to be Underestimated in Everett Politics

When Wayne Matewsky threw his name in the Council-at-large race, few people in the Everett political scene gave him much of a chance. After having just come off on the wrong end of a contentious state representative race and having entered the Council race late in the process, it was assumed he would pull...

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Police Briefs 01-06-2016

January 7, 2016
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Monday, Dec. 14 Robert Ellikngton, 37, 200 Captains Rd., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Tuesday, Dec. 15 Wesley Battinelli, 33, 43 Union St., Everett, was arrested for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and with failure to keep left while passing. Nelson Lopez, 27, 47 Raymond St., Everett, was...

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Letter to the Editor

January 7, 2016
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Farewell Since I missed the last Councillors meeting of the year of 2015, and because I had the opportunity at that time to give a farewell statement to to Citizens of Everett, I thought it might be appropriate to make my prepared farewell statement though a Letter to the Editor. I would like yo...

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Sports 01-06-2016

January 7, 2016
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EHS Roundup EHS girls basketball team stands at 3-2 The Everett High girls basketball team stands at 3-2 at the quarter-mark of their 20-game regular season. The Lady Crimson Tide enjoyed a three-game winning streak recently, defeating Lawrence, Triton, and Salem before falling to Lynn Classical last Wednesday. In the 57-43 triumph over Lawrence, Nyomi...

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Obituaries 01-06-2015

January 7, 2016
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Gloria Ann LaSala Retired secretary Gloria Ann (Ciccarelli) LaSala, a lifelong resident of Everett, entered into rest on Friday, January 1 in the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital after being in failing health. She was 84 years of age. Born in Everett, Gloria was a graduate of Malden Business School and worked as a secretary, retiring from...

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Holiday Spirit at the Parlin School

December 31, 2015
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Holiday Spirit at the Parlin School

Parlin School teachers, staff, and administrators were enthusiastic participants in this year’s Holiday Sweater Day. They are pictured above, fully displaying festive colors, designs, and style. From everyone at the Everett Public Schools, have a safe and enjoyable holiday season!

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Everett Man Arraigned Following Christmas Day Standoff

December 31, 2015
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Everett Man Arraigned Following Christmas Day Standoff

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that on Monday, Dec. 28, Mark Lavoine, 53, of Everett, was arraigned in Malden District Court on the charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building and disorderly conduct. Judge Lee Johnson ordered the defendant held pending a 58A...

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2016 Residential Parking Sticker Information

December 31, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce the official start date for the 2016 Residential Parking Sticker Program and would like to remind residents of the new method for obtaining residential parking stickers. Effective Saturday, January 2nd, vehicle owners must visit the website https://everettparking.cityhallsystems.com and submit an online application in order to receive their...

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MGC Found to Have Violated Open Meeting Law with Lunches, Staff Meetings

December 31, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) violated the Open Meeting Law during lunches, staff meetings and once during the casino licensing process and will have to have a training on the Open Meeting Law according to a letter sent to the MGC last week. Attorney General Maura Healy was asked by the MGC to review...

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Year in Review:A Look at the People and Events of 2015

December 31, 2015
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  There were hundreds of stories to remember over the past year in Everett, but a handful stick out as major pieces of news. Below are five stories that dominated the headlines for Everett in 2015, and a few honorable mentions that couldn’t be left out. Here’s to a healthy, and interesting, 2016 on...

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Letter to the Editor

December 31, 2015
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Council President Fred Capone completes term As I end my tenure as City Council President, I am amazed at how quickly the year passed. It was truly an honor to serve as President, especially in this first term of the unicameral Council, and I cannot sufficiently express my heartfelt thanks to my colleagues for...

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Enjoy the New Year Safely

December 31, 2015
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“If this is the last, let’s make it a blast!” all too often is the thought of party-goers on New Year’s Eve as we usher out the old year and ring in the new. But New Year’s Eve is a day just like any other — by which we mean that too much “partying”...

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A New Year’s Resolution: Let Go of Our Anxiety

December 31, 2015
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The intersection of the coming of a New Year and the passing of the previous one offers all of us the opportunity to pause and reflect upon both what has transpired and what awaits us. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at...

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Obituaries 12-30-2015

December 31, 2015
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Francis Leary Retired salesman, sports enthusiast and avid Everett E Club member Francis J. Leary of Newton died recently. He was 84 years old. Born in Everett, the son of the late John J. Leary and Helen ( Wilson ) Leary, he was predeceased by his sibling, Fred Leary and was survived by his...

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DiDomenico’s Fundraiser

December 24, 2015
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DiDomenico’s Fundraiser

Councilor at Large John Hanlon, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Sen. Sal DiDomenico, State Rep. Joe McGonagle, and Supt. Frederick Foresteire at DiDomenico’s Winter Fundraiser on Thursday, Dec. 17, at Oliveira’s Restaurant in Everett.

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Everett Co-Op Bank Donates to Whittier School

December 24, 2015
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Everett Co-Op Bank Donates to Whittier School

In a generous display of community and holiday spirit, the Everett Co-Operative Bank (ECB) made two donations to the Whittier School. The bank presented the school with gift cards, which teachers and administrators used to purchase toys for deserving children in time for Christmas. The bank also made a financial donation to the school’s...

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Everett Dog Rescuer,Revere Police Save Christmas for Young Man

December 24, 2015
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Everett Dog Rescuer,Revere Police Save Christmas for Young Man

By Katy Rogers and Seth Daniel Kristopher Sarno only wanted a dog for Christmas, but he got scammed instead. Basking in that disappointment, the 20-year-old Sarno never imagined the Revere Police Department and Everett dog rescuer Stacia Gorgone would knock on his door last Thursday evening, Dec. 17, with a new puppy, dressed in...

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Snow Season Preparation Underway

December 24, 2015
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Although the weather has been unseasonably warm, the City of Everett has completed its snow removal and emergency preparations for the winter season and is ready for the snow and cold weather when it arrives. Over the past few months, the Mayor has met with his senior staff to ensure that the procedures, staffing,...

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Wynn Everett and Labor Representatives Discuss ‘Building Pathways’ Program

December 24, 2015
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On Tuesday December 12, Everett residents packed the Keverian Room at Everett City Hall to listen to Wynn Everett officials and local labor representatives discuss “Building Pathways”, a new job training and recruitment program. Building Pathways is a 6-week program that prepares qualified applicants for an apprenticeship in the building trades – setting participants...

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City Hall Holiday Schedule

December 24, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents of City Hall’s holiday schedule for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s: Thursday, December 24th                    8:00AM- 2:00PM Friday, December 25th                        CLOSED Thursday, December 31st                     8:00AM- 2:00PM Friday, January 1st                             CLOSED

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Police Briefs 12-23-2015

December 24, 2015
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Monday, 12/7 Jonathan Lugo, 19, 542 Beach ST., Revere was arrested on a warrant. Casey Sullivan, 42, 2 Bowdoin St., Everett, was arrested for being a fugitive from Justice Court. Stephen Vidal Jr., 79R Oakland St., Malden was arrested for assault and battery. Tuesday, 12/8 Yurany Calle-Campos, 25, 249 Bennington St., East Boston, was...

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