Obituaries 05-31-2017

June 3, 2017
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Nicole Renee Denning Licensed massage therapist and talented painter Denning, Nicole Renee Denning of Everett died suddenly on May 28 at the age of 36. Nicole was a life-long resident of Everett and a graduate of Everett High School. A kind, caring and compassionate person, Nicole was a friend to all.  Her smile would...

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Wounded Vet Motorcycle Run

May 26, 2017
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Wounded Vet Motorcycle Run

Revere firefighter Eddie Steriti (right) helps Everett firefighter Scott Dalrymple attach a American Flag between fire ladder trucks from Revere and Everett at Brown Circle in Revere on Sunday, May 21, during the Wounded Vet Motorcycle Run. More than 5,000 motorcyclists made their way to Suffolk Downs to take part in the Run to...

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Student Government Day

May 26, 2017
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Student Government Day

Mayor Carlo DeMaria briefly gave up his role as Mayor to Everett High School student Eva Charbonnier on Thursday morning, May 18. Students from Everett High School (EHS) visited City Hall for Student Government Day and shadowed various City officials to learn about how municipal government works.

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Mayor DeMaria Continues Public Art Campaign

May 26, 2017
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Mayor DeMaria Continues Public Art Campaign

As part of Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s efforts to bring more public art to the City of Everett, the Mayor’s Office working with the Advanced Art class at Everett High School will begin a public art mural on a retaining wall on the Northern Strand Community Trail. Under the direction of Ms. Annette LeRay and...

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Libraries Celebrate Haitian Culture with Extensive Art Exhibition

May 26, 2017
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Libraries Celebrate Haitian Culture with Extensive Art Exhibition

By Katy Rogers The Everett Public Libraries hosted the second annual Haitian Art Exhibition on Friday and Saturday (May 19 and 20) in celebration of Haitian heritage month. The exhibition travelled from the Shute Library to the Parlin Library over the weekend, and showcased art by professional artists of Haitian descent both living in...

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Hybrid Plan:Boston Transportation to Move Forward with Sullivan Square Underpasses

May 26, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In a standing room only meeting in Charlestown on May 18, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) announced that it intended to move forward on the long-term Sullivan Square traffic plan with the use of an underpass. That decision has as much effect on Everett and its commuters and economic development as...

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City Revives Historic Commission

May 26, 2017
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By Seth Daniel History can be easily forgotten if not championed by the living, and the City has revived its history with a new crop of historians to join its Historic Commission and bring the City’s history back into the forefront. In a combined effort by Mayor Carlo DeMaria, City Clerk Mike Matarazzo and...

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Police Briefs 05-24-2017

May 26, 2017
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Monday, 4/24/17 Katya Lemus, 34, 31 Houston Ave., Saugus, was arrested for larceny over $250. Wednesday, 4/26 Phillip Auger, 54, Everett, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Adrian Riley, 34, 586 Shirley St., Winthrop, was arrested on a warrant. Thursday, 4/27 Daniel Champagne, 29, 1045 Beacon St.,  Brookline, was arrested for operating...

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Happy Memorial Day

May 26, 2017
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The calendar tells us that the Memorial Day weekend is upon is, although with the exception of a few days this spring, the cool and wet weather has not been a harbinger of warmth and sunshine. But for Americans of all ages, the holiday weekend, despite the temperature reading, symbolizes the start of the...

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Sports 05-24-2017

May 26, 2017
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EHS Roundup Lady Crimson Tide defeat Lynn English   The Everett High softball team defeated Lynn English, 11-6, Sunday at Glendale Park in a contest that was highlighted by Senior Day festivities. The Lady Crimson Tide jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning thanks to a succession of walks and hit-batters....

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Obituaries 05-24-2017

May 26, 2017
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Mary Tartarini Retired garment industry worker Mary (Losciuto) Tartarini of Everett passed away on May 20. She was 104 years old. Mary was born in Vizzini, Italy and came to the United States at the age of seven. Married to Vito Favale at age 16, she was widowed at age 19 and became a...

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Law Day

May 19, 2017
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Law Day

Judge Hogan and Judge Barnes, of Malden District Court, welcomed local students and their families into the courtroom for Law Day last Friday, May 12. The annual event, sponsored by First District Eastern Middlesex Bar Association, honored five students with scholarships and an afternoon getting acquainted with the court. Everett High senior Victor Odiwuor...

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Memorial Service

May 19, 2017
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Memorial Service

Friends and family of Officer Tom Goyetche, who passed away in March, attended in his remembrance. Maria Bussell and Goyetche’s wife, Maureen, shared a tender moment during the ceremony as Carol Herbert stood close behind them.

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Fighting Graffiti One Mural at a Time:Students, Mayor Team up for Solution

May 19, 2017
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Fighting Graffiti One Mural at a Time:Students, Mayor Team up for Solution

By Seth Daniel After the anti-graffiti efforts of scores of volunteers last month were thwarted by a renegade vandal, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and School Supt. Fred Foresteire teamed up to put together a program they believe will detract vandals from spray painting ‘tags’ on the Northern Strand Community Trail. The solution: Art. About a...

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Competitive Edge:Wynn Boston Harbor Pushing for Special, Limited 4 A.M. Liquor License

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Citing the need to be competitive in a business with narrow margins, Wynn Boston Harbor is pushing strongly for a provision in the State Budget that would allow them to serve liquor on the gaming floor for an extra two hours at night – until 4 a.m. A typical liquor license...

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Police Establish Impact Team for Added Patrols, Attention

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Citing higher staffing levels, Chief Steve Mazzie said his department has established an impact team to patrol “hot spots” and take care of quality of life concerns. Mazzie said he started the new patrol two weeks ago after the latest Police Academy graduates finished their local training – freeing up more...

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City Eliminates Basketball at Swan Street Park on Trial Basis

May 19, 2017
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By Katy Rogers A heated discussion arose for Everett residents during a meeting at City Hall regarding the Swan Street Park renovation that presented a plan which included a renovated basketball court – a major point of contention for neighbors who believe the court contributes to public safety problems. After much discussion, and City...

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Proposed School Budget Would Cut 70 Positions in Everett

May 19, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. When the City Council meets with the School Department on Wednesday, May 31, to discuss the proposed school budget for fiscal Year 2018, they’ll be considering a school budget that is $357,854 less than last year, even with $2 million in additional funding proposed by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and City...

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Letter to the Editor

May 19, 2017
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Haitian Heritage Month May is Officially Proclaimed Haitian Heritage Month in most parts of the country and it is likewise, in Everett. In the current geo-political conjuncture that encompasses anti-immigrant sentiments and policies, with the painful remnants of the Haitian earthquake and the disastrous impact of a cholera epidemic in Haiti, many Haitian-Americans experience...

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Remember Social Host Law

May 19, 2017
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By Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria The end of the school year brings many celebrations and excitement for students and families in Everett. In just a few short weeks we’ll celebrate the graduating Class of 2017 and students will be attending prom and other year-end parties. As a community it is important to honor these...

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A Reasonable Request

May 19, 2017
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The state legislators are in the process of crafting and voting on legislation that will allow Wynn Boston Harbor to serve liquor until 4 a.m. on its gambling floor. There is time to make sure that the wording for this bill will be correct and also protect all residents of Massachusetts. One cannot speak...

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Sports 05-17-2017

May 19, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS baseball team wins two contests The Everett High baseball team received outstanding pitching performances from Jason Hennessey and Jaili Marinez to post a pair of victories over Northeastern Conference rivals Lynn English and Marblehead this past week. In a 3-1 triumph at English on Monday, Hennessey went the entire seven-inning route,...

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Obituaries 05-17-2017

May 19, 2017
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Dorothy Rutstein Of Everett Dorothy (Winer) Rutstein of Everett passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 14. The beloved wife of the late Oscar “Blackie” Rutstein, she was pre-deceased by her cherished son Howard Rutstein. She was the devoted daughter of the late Max and Sadie Winer, sister of the late  Betty Egan, Esther Cohen,...

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Springfest at Night Shift

May 12, 2017
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Springfest at Night Shift

Ali Abidor enjoyed a game of corn-hole in the blocked off lot, an exclusive add on to Springfest at the Night Shift Brewery on Saturday, May 6. The new festival at the Brewery drew hundreds of thirsty patrons and had live music and games all day.

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