Parlin Students Raise More than $1,000 for the Jimmy Fund

July 8, 2016
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Parlin Students Raise More than $1,000 for the Jimmy Fund

In a great display of school and community spirit, eighth-grade students at the Parlin School in Everett raised $1,042 for the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Faber Cancer Institute in Boston. As a reward for their fundraising efforts, the students attended the 2016 Scooper Bowl on City Hall Plaza, where they were able to eat unlimited ice...

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City of Everett Receives Community Development Block Grant

July 8, 2016
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City of Everett Receives Community Development Block Grant

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development recently announced that the City of Everett is set to receive an $825,000 award through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, which provides competitive funding for municipalities to pursue economic development and support low- and moderate-income residents.  Everett is one of only 57 cities and...

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Evening Program Designed to Help Children with Autism

July 8, 2016
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Evening Program Designed to Help Children with Autism

By Katy Rogers The FSI Autism organization run by Shawn Coyle, recently collaborated with Madeline English special needs teacher, Shane McNally, to create a fun program that keeps their kids active.  Each Tuesday at 6 p.m., a group gathers alongside the playground in Glendale Park to exercise, meet friends, and have fun. Many of...

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New Firefighters and Auxiliary Police Sworn In

July 8, 2016
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New Firefighters and Auxiliary Police Sworn In

By Katy Rogers Monday evening’s council meeting began with the swearing in of eleven new firefighters and auxiliary police.  Chief David Butler, who is looking forward to retirement, passed on his position to new provisional Fire Chief Tony Carli.  New firefighters include Jonathan Russo, Chris Grace, Derek Joyner, Michael O’Donnell, Adam Ragucci, Chad Bailey,...

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Everett Celebrates Independence Day Festivities

July 8, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria welcomed hundreds of residents to the City of Everett’s annual Independence Day celebration last Saturday. Everyone enjoyed the variety of games, food and music at the day of festivities. “This was another excellent Independence Day celebration in the books,” Mayor DeMaria said. “The food was delicious, the kids had fun and...

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Important Meeting on Wynn Update

July 8, 2016
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Next Wednesday night, July 13, Mayor Carlo DeMaria will be holding a public meeting at the Edward Connelly Center starting at 5 p.m. on the progress to-date and a timeline for future construction at the Wynn Everett site. Residents are encouraged to attend this important meeting. During the last few months, some have wondered...

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Obituaries 07-06-2016

July 8, 2016
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Barbara Noseworthy Enjoyed spending time with family and friends and often volunteered at First Congregational Church in Chelsea Barbara H. (McNeil) Noseworthy, a longtime Everett resident, passed away Thursday morning, June 30 at her daughter’s home in New Hampshire.  She was 92 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of the late George...

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Three Alarm

July 6, 2016
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Three Alarm

A three alarm fire began slightly prior to 1p.m. on Monday afternoon at 126 Hancock Street in Everett.   Bystanders claimed that an individual noticed the fire while walking down the street, and rushed to the building to warn the inhabitants of the emergency.   All residents in the three family home departed the...

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Candlelight Vigil

July 6, 2016
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Candlelight Vigil

Jimmy Walker and his grandmother, Judy, lit candles for loved ones who have been taken by the disease of addiction during the Candlelight Vigil held at Werhner Park on Wednesday, June 22. The annual event, hosted by the City and Everett Overcoming Addiction, brought numerous residents out to remember loved ones as their names...

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Blur of Fur

July 6, 2016
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Blur of Fur

Abu and his owner, Joyce Nicoli, ready to run at the first annual Blur of Fur 5K fundraising run on the Northern Strand Community Trail in Everett and Malden. Pet owners brought their pets to the run to raise money for Kitty Connection. It was sponsored by Dockside Restaurant.

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Big Day,Night for Everett Fire:Carli Named Fire Chief,11 New Firefighters Sworn In

July 1, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Monday in Everett started with a large three-alarm fire on Hancock Street for the Everett Fire Department, as 12 people were displaced from their homes in the triple-decker blaze that saw assistance provided by Chelsea FD. Once the fire was out, attention turned to the operation and future of the...

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City Councilor Warns Public about Fake “Oxy” Pills

July 1, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Everett City Councilor John Leo McKinnon, who chairs the Council’s Special Opioid Committee, and has been among leading voices in the local fight against opioid addiction in Everett, announced last week that a dangerous pill that had been circulating in Florida, New jersey and other states along the east coast...

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Police Briefs 06-29-2016

July 1, 2016
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Sunday, 5/29 Wallace Carvalho, 40, 27 Revere St., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed, speeding and on a warrant.Mark Dinh, 59, 1125 Commonwealth Ave., Allston, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, failoure to stop, failure to wear seat belt. Danielle Roberts, 24, 266 Fellsway West St., Medford, was arresated...

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Enjoy A “Safe and Sane” Holiday Weekend

July 1, 2016
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When Americans celebrated the Fourth of July at the turn of the 20th century, they did so in such rowdy fashion that vandalism and destruction of both public and private property were commonplace. This rampant hooliganism was suppressed only when public officials and the public-at-large decided that the holiday should be observed in a...

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The Word That Shook the World

July 1, 2016
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. When the members of the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia in June, 1776, it was not at all...

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Obituaries 06-29-2016

July 1, 2016
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Leo DeFilippo US Army veteran of World War II, recently honored by the President of the French Republic Leo P. DeFilippo of Everett, formerly of Medford and Chelsea, entered into rest on June 10 in the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home. He was 97 years old. Born in the Roxbury section of Boston, Leo lived in...

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Farmer’s Market

June 24, 2016
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Farmer’s Market

Delray Messan sold fresh fruits and vegetables picked at Stillman’s Farm during the first Everett Farmer’s Market last Wednesday, June 15. The Farmer’s Market has moved this year to Glendale Park from the Everett Square parking lot.

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Burley Bocce

June 24, 2016
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Burley Bocce

Cataldo Kidd is in full concentration as he prepares to toss the Bocce ball during the annual Rocco-Burley Bocce Tournament on Saturday, June 18, hosted by Everett Clerk of Committees John Burley.

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Life on the Waterfront:Lynch Shares Real Experiences Through Novels

June 24, 2016
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Life on the Waterfront:Lynch Shares Real Experiences Through Novels

By Katy Rogers Marlon Brando might have played the part of a longshoremen well on the big screen, but Jim Lynch lived the real life – and now he has made a career out of writing about those experiences. Local author Lynch was this year’s public guest speaker following the Friends of the Everett...

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‘Feed the Bugs’:Market Forge Site Incorporates Bacteria to Clean Up Contamination

June 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel There’s something about Mother Nature – she knows how to clean house. That’s exactly the case at the Market Forge site on Garvey Street where a developer is taking a unique approach to cleaning up contaminating chemicals in the soil – a process known as bioremediation. Using a unique bacteria –...

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Everett Youths Attacked in ‘Hate Crime’ on Revere Beach

June 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Massachusetts State Police have arrested a Revere man who swung a hammer at a group of African-American and Hispanic young men and teenagers from Everett on Revere Beach Sunday evening, hitting one of the youths with the hammer. The man shouted racial slurs during and after the attack, and the victims...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Ready to Bid Construction to Local Groups

June 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Wynn Boston Harbor is preparing to award construction bids in the next month worth at least $500 million and they’re spreading the word to local companies and vendors in order to keep the money local. Bids have already been awarded on the project to Ferguson Neurdorf Glass for the hotel curtain...

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Batch Yard Developer Returns with Proposal for Old Boston Harley

June 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The developer of the Batch Yard, Post Road Residential, is returning to Everett for another large project – this time at a prominent location on the Parkway in the old Boston Harley dealership. Post Road President Andy Montelli is now before the Planning Board and is hoping to build 280 units...

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Carefully Consider Privilege and Responsibility to Protect Our Country

June 24, 2016
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By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria As mayor of the City of Everett, I take the responsibilities of public office as my solemn duty and privilege. I know that this is true of mayors in cities around the country as well as for members of Congress. And yet, this Monday, the United States Senate voted to...

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