Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

January 20, 2017
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Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

Bishop Robert Brown and guest speaker Ron Walker at the annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast on Monday, Jan. 16, in the Connolly Center. A large crowd turned out for the annual celebration of the late civil rights leader’s legacy.

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MBTA says Everett Shops is Not on the Market

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One week after Mayor Carlo DeMaria encouraged the Wynn Boston Harbor team to pursue the large Everett Shops MBTA repair facility – and one week after the MBTA outsourced one division housed in the Shops – the T made very clear it intends to keep work going on Lower Broadway. “The...

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Cooperation the Key to $1.3 Million Request for School Department

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City Council is preparing to take on a request very soon from Mayor Carlo DeMaria on behalf of the Everett Public Schools – a $1.3 million request that will help the schools fill a critical gap left by a change in the state funding formula and help them begin to...

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Workforce Development Will Be the Key to Filling Jobs in 2019

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Jobs have been the center of the Wynn Boston Harbor movement in Everett since day one, and Mayor Carlo DeMaria won over some of the harshest skeptics in Everett with the promise of long-term, full-time jobs. Those jobs are now just a 30 months away, as the Wynn development is running...

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Police Briefs 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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Sunday, Jan. 1 Jeanine Montalbano, 48, 42 Villa Ave., Everett, was arrested for aggravated assault and battery on an elderly person. Monday, Jan. 2 Marcilio Fernandex, 41, 11 Bennett St., Everett, was arrested for trespassing. Kelley Whalen, 41, Mass Ave. (Shelter), Boston, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Tuesday, Jan. 3 Marcus...

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Attention Democrats:Grow Up

January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated tomorrow (Friday). Certainly, that is a day and an event that no serious person on any side of the political spectrum ever thought might be possible. However, that is the reality that we have to deal with — and it is an outcome that every American unhesitatingly...

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Sports 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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Jordan McAfee’s late basket gives Everett 67-66 win over New Mission By Cary Shuman There are the quizzes and then there are the tests.  Senior forward Jordan McAfee made a layup with three seconds remaining to lift the Everett High boys basketball to a dramatic 67-66 victory over New Mission Monday in the BABC...

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Obituaries 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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Alfred Capone, Jr. Retired Federal Maintenance Mechanic; member of Winthrop Elks and Jeffries Yacht Club in East Boston Alfred A. Capone, Jr. of Everett and East Boston passed away after a long illness on January 5. A retired Federal Maintenance Mechanic for GSA and the U.S. Coast Guard, Al was a member of the...

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Visiting With Nerlens Noel

January 13, 2017
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Visiting With Nerlens Noel

Everett native Nerlens Noel warmed up before the game at the TD Garden, making some practice shots with his teammates on the visiting Philadelphia 76ers. Noel grew up in Everett and played for the Crimson Tide football and basketball teams before transferring to a private school. After playing college hoops at Kentucky, he was a...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

January 13, 2017
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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

By Seth Daniel At 5 a.m. on Monday, ironworkers stood ready as sky-high cranes began picking up steel columns and putting them into place on the northernmost end of the Wynn Boston Harbor site – the first steel to go up on the project, and just the beginning of what will be a flurry...

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State of the City:Mayor Calls for City to Enjoy Success, Get Ready for Greater Things

January 13, 2017
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State of the City:Mayor Calls for City to Enjoy Success, Get Ready for Greater Things

By Seth Daniel Introduced by the soothing sounds of string music, and filled with ideas and dreams, Mayor Carlo DeMaria in his State of the City Address took residents in the standing-room-only Council Chambers on a tour of his vision for the City – which includes swimming in the Malden River, having trolleys on...

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MBTA to Abandon Warehouse in Shops Building

January 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The MBTA Everett Shops building is coming into greater focus this week for, perhaps, a higher and better use, with the MBTA oversight board voting to outsource the warehouse facilities in the Shops, and Mayor Carlo DeMaria calling for the Wynn Resorts company to pursue adding the Shops site to its...

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Hanlon Completes Term, DiPierro Takes Reins of Council

January 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The 2017 legislative year in Everett began with a changing of the guard on the Everett City Council, as outgoing Council President John Hanlon was presented with a plaque and thanked for his leadership during the past year, while the Council’s youngest and newest member, Anthony DiPierro, was officially elected...

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Police Briefs 01-11-2017

January 13, 2017
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Sunday, 12/18 Emily Emerson, 22, 18 Bessom St., Lynn, was arrest ed for assault and battery, disorderly person and resisting arrest. Samuel Ramos, Jr., 33, 90 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, was arrested for being disorderly person, resisting arrest and interfering with police. Yoselin Rosado, 33, 145 Winthrop St., Roxbury, was arrested for assault and battery...

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Letter to the Editor

January 13, 2017
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With Heartfelt Thanks from Haiti Father David Fontaine from St. Joseph Parish in L’Asile, Haiti, has sent sincere thanks to Father Jim Barry and all the friends and parishioners of Our Lady of Grace Parish (Chelsea/Everett) and St. May of Assumption Parish (Revere) for their recent donations to his communities in Haiti.   Our Lady...

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Winter’s Here — Bundle Up

January 13, 2017
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Winter arrived in full force this week, with a big snowstorm and skin-numbing temperatures. But we are New Englanders, so we know what to expect and how to prepare for it. Indeed, if you were shoveling snow as we were throughout the past weekend, not only did we benefit from a great workout, but...

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What Would Martin Luther King Think?

January 13, 2017
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When one considers that it has been almost 49 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin...

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Sports 01-11-2017

January 13, 2017
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High Aspirations Everett boys basketball team rolls into new year with perfect 6-0 mark By Cary Shuman The Everett High School boys basketball team has reached the Division 1 North semifinals in each of the last four seasons, the lone team in the sectional to lay claim to that impressive accomplishment. Judging by the superlative...

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Obituaries 01-11-2017

January 13, 2017
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Alfred Capone, Jr. Of Everett and East Boston      Alfred A. Capone, Jr. of Everett and East Boston died on January 5. He was the beloved husband of Virginia (Shea) Capone and devoted father of Marisa Shea Capone and son of the late Alfred and Mary (Hock) Capone, Sr.; loving brother of Ann Marie...

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Paint Night

January 6, 2017
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Paint Night

Rachel Wakefield added some dark red paint to her poinsettias during the Parlin Library’s Paint Night with Trisha To on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Paint Night quickly has become one of the most popular adult programs at the library. On Dec. 28, the Paint Night offered a nice respite and break from holiday activities.

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Business Growing:Bone Up Brewery Looks to Expand Production after Four Months

January 6, 2017
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Business Growing:Bone Up Brewery Looks to Expand Production after Four Months

By Seth Daniel By all accounts, Jared and Liz Kiraly had been very conservative in their estimates about how business would go at their brewery in Everett – Bone Up Brewing. They figured they would tread water and work out the kinks for a year – conservatively hoping to step up operations next summer....

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DiPierro Likely to be Next Council President

January 6, 2017
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DiPierro Likely to be Next Council President

By Seth Daniel One of the youngest members of the City  Council appears to be poised to take the reins as the next president of the Everett City Council. Anthony DiPierro, 21, the Ward 3 councilor, has apparently lined up the votes and is now the only candidate for the post. He is expected...

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Everett School Committee Elects D’Onofrio and Carreiro to Chair and Vice-Chair Posts

January 6, 2017
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Everett School Committee Elects D’Onofrio and Carreiro to Chair and Vice-Chair Posts

The Everett School Committee began 2017 by electing a new Chairman and Vice Chairman, as Berardino D’Onofrio and Robert Carreiro were unanimously elected to lead the committee during an important period of growth for the district. “This is, without a doubt, the best group of gentlemen I have ever worked with,” said D’Onofrio, a...

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Exciting Events:Mayor, Bonfire to Kick off Year of Celebrating 125th Anniversary

January 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel If there’s one way to get a yearlong party started, it’s with a giant bonfire. Mayor Carlo DeMaria, in conjunction with the City Clerk’s Office, will kick off the 125th anniversary of Everett becoming a City next Monday, Jan. 9, during the State of the City Address, to be followed the...

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