FY’17 School Budget Beginning to Take Shape

March 25, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. School Committee member David Ela informed the School Committee Monday night that the Finance Committee will be bringing forth a budget proposal for a $73,515,225 fiscal year 2017 budget at its next meeting on April 4. That budget figure includes a $69,015,225 operating budget and a $4.5 million capital budget...

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Growing Enrollments Forcing Schools to look in to an Addition to Everett High:City Already Undertaking Feasibility Study for Keverian School Community

March 25, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett School Committee voted unanimously on Monday night to authorize Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire to ask the city government to submit a statement of interest for an addition at Everett High School. Assistant Superintendent Thomas Stella explained to the School Committee that their vote would essentially repeat a similar...

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Police Briefs 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Monday, 2/29 Christina Telesford, 23, 33, Franklin St., Everett, was arrested on three warrants. Tuesday, 3/1 Kristian Flanagan, 44, 4 Mead St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Adam Savage, 31, Hampton, N.H., was arrested on a warrant. Jessica Savage, 35, Hampton, N.H., was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, 3/2 Leandro DaSilva, 30, 4 Mead...

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Obama in Cuba

March 25, 2016
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The decision by President Obama to open the diplomatic doors to Cuba and begin the process of bringing that nation into the modern world acknowledges something that has been a reality for decades: the Cold War is over. Yes, the dictatorial regime of the Castro brothers is antithetical to the democratic values we espouse....

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Happy Easter

March 25, 2016
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Not only does Easter come early this year, but Monday’s snowstorm hardly seemed Easter-like. But regardless of what Mother Nature has in store for us, Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin...

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Obituaries 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Robert ‘Sully’ Sullivan Former volunteer groundskeeper at Immaculate Conception Church of Everett Former volunteer groundskeeper at Immaculate Conception Church of Everett Robert J. “Sully” Sullivan passed away on Tuesday, March 15 at the West Revere Health Center where he was receiving supportive care for the past several days following a lengthy illness. He was...

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No Better Place than Stewart’s Pub for St Pat’s

March 17, 2016
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No Better Place than Stewart’s Pub for St Pat’s

By Katy Rogers As a local favorite, many anticipate celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Stewart’s Pub on the corner of Elm Street and Jefferson Avenue on Thursday, March 17, and throughout the weekend. Stewart’s takes pride in being the only Irish Bar in the city of Everett, and has become a well-known destination for...

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New Focus on Opioid Crisis Forcing Action:Mckinnon,Council Subcommittee Helping to Share Information

March 17, 2016
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New Focus on Opioid Crisis Forcing Action:Mckinnon,Council Subcommittee Helping to Share Information

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. When the Everett City Council voted last month to establish its own task force to address the opioid crisis in Everett, Committee chairman John Leo McKinnon said the committee would be a real working committee that would meet with the Board of health and Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s already established Opioid...

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Wynn Boston Harbor:Casino Name and Model Unveiled by Steve Wynn

March 17, 2016
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Wynn Boston Harbor:Casino Name and Model Unveiled  by Steve Wynn

By Seth Daniel Steve Wynn visited Boston on Tuesday afternoon to unveil the full-scale model of his Everett resort casino, and in true Wynn form, debuted the newly-named Wynn Boston Harbor and kicked around other subjects as well, from the U.S. presidential election to the environmental appeal of Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone to the...

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Norman St:In a Forgotten Neighborhood, A Lively Industry is Booming

March 17, 2016
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Norman St:In a Forgotten Neighborhood, A Lively Industry is Booming

By Seth Daniel Traditional knowledge in Everett told everyone to stay away from Norman Street and Air Force Road, but with the growing industry around brewing and distilling in that area, keeping people away from the suddenly popular – but once completely forgotten – neighborhood has been very hard to do. On any Friday...

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Senator DiDomenico Stands Up to Violence Against Women at White Ribbon Day

March 17, 2016
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Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) recently joined his House colleague Representative Jonathan Hecht (D-Watertown) and a number of Cambridge officials at the State House in honor of White Ribbon Day. The Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign invites men and boys to be part of the solution in ending violence against women by taking a pledge...

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Sports 03-16-2016

March 17, 2016
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Pope John Tigers fall to New Mission in North final By Cary Shuman Pope John High School senior guard Gianni Hill was outstanding in the final game of her career but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers fell to New Mission, 57-52, in the Division 4 North final Friday night at Tewksbury High School....

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Obituaries 03-16-2016

March 17, 2016
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Lucille Butler Worked for Gorins- Almys Department Store  and Capuano Real Estate Lucille C. (Morel) Butler, a lifelong Everett resident, passed away at Mass General Hospital on March 7. She was 85 years old. Lucille was a longtime department manager for Gorins-Almys Department Store. She later worked as a receptionist for Capuano Real Estate....

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Together in Song

March 11, 2016
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Together in Song

Governor Charlie Baker, Senator Sal DiDomenico, and Mayor Marty Walsh joined together in song to entertain the crowd during the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration hosted by Sen. DiDomenico in Charlestown. The popular event brought many from the area and several state officials as well.

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Wynn Everett Officials Shut Down Remediation:Curtatone Called on to Drop Appeal

March 11, 2016
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Wynn Everett Officials Shut Down Remediation:Curtatone Called on to Drop Appeal

By Seth Daniel The Wynn Everett casino officials announced late Tuesday that they will now have to suspend their environmental cleanup activities immediately – most especially their shore cleanup and dredging activities. At the same time as that announcement, three key environmental groups declared that the Chapter 91 appeal by Somerville is “without merit.”...

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Swimming in the Malden River? Mayor DeMaria,MyRWA Hope it can Happen

March 11, 2016
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Swimming in the Malden River? Mayor DeMaria,MyRWA Hope it can Happen

By Seth Daniel If one were to ask directions to the Malden River from almost any person on the streets of Everett, they would likely not know any more than the person asking. The Malden River has been forgotten for generations, though it runs right through the western neighborhoods of Everett. That’s mostly because...

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Stella Retiring as Assistant Superintendent:Respected Educator has Spent More than 40 years in the EPS

March 11, 2016
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Stella Retiring as Assistant Superintendent:Respected Educator has Spent More than 40 years in the EPS

Dr. Thomas Stella, whose distinguished career has spanned four decades and included stints at a teacher’s desk, in the principal’s office, and as a leader in central administration, is retiring at the end of the 2015-16 school year. Stella, who will have completed 42 years as an educator when he officially steps down on...

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Planning for Everett Square now Underway

March 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When City Planner Tony Sousa recently passed through Everett Square, he said he noticed a young couple in front of the restored fountain area – happy, walking and taking pictures in front of the fountain. It was exactly what a planner wants to see in the central part of the City,...

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Police Briefs 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Monday, 2/8 Jonathan Pabon, 24, 53 Arlington St., Lynn, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Wednesday, 2/10 Joshua Figaro, 22, 58 Decatur St., Charlestown, was arrested for default warrant. Thursday, 2/11 Bianca Gell, 18, 104 Linden St., Malden, was arrested for receiving and buying stolen merchandise. Shaina Medina, 19, 54 Central...

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‘Spotlight’ is an Important Film for Healing and Renewal

March 11, 2016
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By Cardinal Sean O’Malley Spotlight is an important film for all impacted by the tragedy of clergy sexual abuse. By providing in-depth reporting on the history of the clergy sexual abuse crisis, the media led the Church to acknowledge the crimes and sins of its personnel and to begin to address its failings, the...

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Driving Bill will Save Lives and Injuries

March 11, 2016
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House and Senate elected officials have a chance to pass a solid public safety bill that would put the brakes on Massachusetts drivers using hand-held mobile electrical devices while on the road. The bill would make it illegal to use cell-phones while driving and prohibit drivers from entering information by hand to a GPS...

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Sports 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Everett bests Charlestown in tourney opener Zidor, Boyce, power Tide to 68-61 victory By Cary Shuman Everett basketball coach John DiBiaso couldn’t have asked for a better start to Saturday’s MIAA State Tournament game versus Charlestown. Jordan McAfee hit two three-pointers, Ghared Boyce had one three-pointer, and Donnell Skeen had a basket as the...

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Obituaries 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Virginia Silva Of Everett Virginia (Schacht) Silva of Everett passed away on March 5. She was 85 years old. Born in Everett, she was the loving daughter of the late Edwin and Georgina (Peters) Schacht; beloved wife of the late Robert Silva; loving mother of Robert Silva, Jr., Steven Silva, Brian Silva, Daniel Silva,...

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Well Played

March 4, 2016
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Well Played

Dante Gulla of the Everett High String Orchestra concentrates as he plays the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ on Monday night prior to Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Midterm Address. Members of the City Council, School Committee and the community gathered in the Council Chambers to hear the mayor’s priorities for 2016. Among some of those priorities were...

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