Mayor, Schools Working to Solve Financial Crisis

February 2, 2018
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As the school year marches on from winter to spring, Supt. Fred Foresteire, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the administration are working cooperatively and quickly to try to help solve what looks to be an $8 million shortfall in this year’s school budget. Contrary to other reports, the process to address the shortfall has been...

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St Therese Church Site Back with Revised Condos on Gledhill

February 2, 2018
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The Everett Planning Board will oversee a packed agenda for its Feb. 5 meeting at City Hall – with a new proposal coming back from The Neighborhood Developers (TND) for six condo units on Gledhill Avenue. The TND proposal is for the larger St. Therese Church site on Broadway, and it was debated late...

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MGC to Conduct Investigation into Suitability of Wynn CEO Steve Wynn after Allegations

February 2, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold a special public meeting today, Jan. 31, to discuss for the first time the sexual harassment allegations against Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn – an effort by the MGC’s Investigation and Enforcement Bureau (IEB) to determine Wynn’s “suitability.” “The Investigations and Enforcement Bureau immediately initiated a review...

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Potential Wynn Branding Problems Likely to Move into Uncharted Territory

February 2, 2018
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One of the biggest questions floating around Everett and all of Greater Boston right now regarding the allegations against CEO Steve Wynn is whether or not the Everett casino building will carry his signature brand name at the top when it opens in 2019 – a brand that has gone from impeccable to potentially...

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Axe Throwing Company Looks to Capitalize on New Trend, Might Seek Beer-and-Wine License

February 2, 2018
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The CEO of a local recreational axe-throwing company said they do hope to locate on Norman Street in Everett, and are excited to bring the newest trend in social activity to one of the hottest areas of Everett. He also said they might seek a liquor license for the establishment, which he hopes to...

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Safe Routes to School Remain a Priority

February 2, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, during his Inaugural Address, highlighted that as part of a Safe Routes to School grant the City has installed and implemented various traffic- calming measures throughout the community. Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a federally funded initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Safe Routes to School has...

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DeMaria Administration Holds Successful Everett Square Planning Public Forum

February 2, 2018
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On Wednesday, Jan. 24, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with the Department of Planning and Development, welcomed over 100 residents to the Connolly Center for a public forum on the Revitalization Plan of Everett Square. The DeMaria administration has been working with the BSC Group on an urban renewal plan targeting blighted and abandoned properties...

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City Looking into Affordable Housing ‘Micro-Units’

February 2, 2018
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As the federal government gets out of the housing business, the DeMaria administration is working on housing affordability in the City of Everett. These units are a vital safety net for the most vulnerable residents. Mayor DeMaria stated, “We must encourage the redevelopment of existing under-utilized properties into smaller residential units to ensure that...

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Everett Native to Celebrates New Book, Helps Samaritans, in Event at Night Shift

February 2, 2018
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Everett native Steve Doyle returned to his hometown last week to promote his recently published mystery thriller book, ‘Drag.’ And when he settled in for the event at Night Shift Brewery, he was literally right at home. “I grew up literally 500 yards from the brewery in the heart of the Village,” he said....

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Family STEM Night a Huge Hit with the Parlin School Community

February 2, 2018
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The Parlin School STEM Night, an educational event filled with interactive experiments and hands-on discoveries, was a fun-filled success with students and their families. Held on Thursday, Jan. 18, several companies joined students, parents, and educators for an exciting night focused on the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Among the participating...

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Boston Councilor Ayanna Pressley to Run for 7th Congressional District Seat

February 2, 2018
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Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley intends to seek the Democratic nomination in Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District, she announced on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Pressley, who made history in 2009 as the first woman of color elected to the Boston City Council, has drawn local and national acclaim for her work on issues of critical importance...

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Everett Police Catch Juvenile that Robbed Same Store Twice

February 2, 2018
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Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie announced the Everett Police Department (EPD) arrested a juvenile in connection with several armed robberies that occurred Tuesday evening, Jan. 23, and are currently investigating another separate armed robbery. All incidents occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 23. At 6:06 p.m. Everett Police Officers responded to the Glendale Square...

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Prosecutor: Commercial Burglary Spree Ranged from Everett to Brockton

February 2, 2018
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A Texas man was held on high bail Jan. 18 after his arraignment on a raft of charges stemming from three motor vehicle thefts and six commercial burglaries last year at sites in Everett and as far south as Brockton. Frederick D. Williams, 29, of Dallas, Texas, was indicted Dec. 20 on six counts...

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Letter to the Editor

February 2, 2018
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These accusations of sexual misconduct deeply concern me Dear Editor, After much thought, this is my official statement regarding the Steve Wynn allegations that came to light on Friday. These accusations of sexual misconduct are deeply concerning to me as a city councilor and vocal supporter of Wynn developments since the Everett project was...

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Mayor DeMaria Will Be in Support of St Therese Project on Feb 5

February 2, 2018
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On Monday, the Zoning Board of Appeals will consider a proposal to build 77 affordable senior, rental-apartments, as well as six townhouses for sale to families, at the site of the St. Therese Church on Broadway. I fully support this proposal because I believe that we must remain an inclusive city for residents of...

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A Great State of the State

February 2, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker’s impressive and commanding State of the State address to the state legislature Tuesday evening truly was one of the most powerful such speeches in recent memory. Gov. Baker listed a host of accomplishments of his administration, most notably the progress in combating the opioid addiction crisis and reducing homelessness across the...

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Sports 01-31-2018

February 2, 2018
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EHS Roundup  EHS girls basketball wins two contests The Everett High girls basketball team enjoyed a successful week, cruising to a pair of victories over Northeastern Conference opponents Danvers and Medford. In a 60-46 triumph at Danvers last Tuesday, the Lady Crimson Tide led from pole-to-pole, jumping out to an early 9-2 advantage after...

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Obituaries 01-31-2018

February 2, 2018
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Jo-Ann Lamonde Of Everett Jo-Ann (Delano) Lamonde of Everett died on Jan. 20. She was the loving mother of Francis Lamonde of Quincy, loving sister of Patricia Garofano and her husband, John of Malden, Dolores Lunt and her husband, Al of Billerica, Walter Delano and his late wife, Barbara of Billerica, Lorraine Cohen and her...

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No Stopping Her

January 25, 2018
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No Stopping Her

Yasmeen Guerrier eyes her next move on her way to a 27-point night that led Everett to a 47-28 victory over NEC League foe Winthrop Friday night, January 19, at Everett High.

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Parlin Library Visit

January 25, 2018
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Parlin Library Visit

Arold Bien-Aime, a law student at Massachusetts School of Law, attended the visiting author talk at the Parlin Library to listen to Judge Michael Ponsor speak about his life as a Massachusetts judge and, now, a novelist. Judge Ponsor was the first of 18 authors who will visit this year as part of the...

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Surprise Play:DiBiaso Stuns Everett in Taking Head Coach Job at Catholic Memorial

January 25, 2018
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Surprise Play:DiBiaso Stuns Everett in Taking Head Coach Job at Catholic Memorial

By Seth Daniel It was over milk and cookies in the president’s office last Monday, Jan. 15, that the workings of a potentially new DiBiaso coaching dynasty began to form on the West Roxbury campus of Catholic Memorial High School (CM). By last Thursday, the smallest Division 1 high-school sports program in the state...

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Supt Foresteire on Board with New Stadium Proposal

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Supt. Fred Foresteire said this week that he supports building a new Everett Stadium at Seven Acre Park, this coming after seeing the initial plans and consulting with others in the Schools and City departments. The proposal to create a new Everett Stadium and sports complex on the old GE Site...

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Engineering Department Transfer Reflects Change in Position

January 25, 2018
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A seemingly benign inter-departmental transfer of $100,000 in the Engineering Division budget is actually a sign of a change in direction by the City Administration when it comes to managing the engineering needs of the Public Works Department and the City. The City Council on Monday night approved the $100,000...

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Mayor, Council Look to Study Bringing in Linkage Fees

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City Council are bringing back an idea with a long history in the annals of Everett City government – that being Linkage Fees charged to commercial developers. This week, Mayor DeMaria and his Administration presented a request to the City Council to fund a $50,000 study...

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