Looks and Hooks:’Hollywood’ Foppiano Set for Pro Debut

September 22, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Everett High School graduate Shayna Foppiano will make her professional boxing debut on Sept. 30 at the House of Blues in Boston. Nicknamed “Hollywood” because of her movie star looks, Foppiano will compete in a four-round bout against Lamyra Geary of Philadelphia as part of an ESPN Night at the Fights...

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Public Health and Equity to be Improved for Food System by New Local Policies

September 22, 2017
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The City of Everett, Everett Community Growers, and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council will be developing an action plan to guide food system policymaking and aligned efforts in Everett. Through a participatory process with city representatives, community members and food system stakeholders, the project will assess local food system assets and issues; generate policy...

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Mayor Proclaims September as National Recovery Month

September 22, 2017
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On Monday, September 18, Mayor Carlo DeMaria proclaimed September as National Recovery Month. The Mayor and his administration have met regularly with health professionals and local organizations in Everett to discuss mental and substance use disorders in the community. Mayor DeMaria stated, “National Recovery Month helps families and the public recognize the signs of...

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DeMaria Joins Bloomberg Mayors Challenge to Improve Quality of Life for Everett Residents

September 22, 2017
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On Thursday, September 7, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, members of his administration, and non-profit organizations participated in the 2017 Mayors Challenge sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg will announce Mayors Challenge winners in October 2018 after several intensive workshops. The grand prizewinner will be awarded $5 million and four cities will each win $1 million to...

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Police Briefs 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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Saturday, 8/12 Eduard Gonzalez-Arevalo, 35, 338 Fletcher St., Lowell, was arrested on a warrant. Sunday, 8/13 Aleyah Childs, 21, 9 Irving St., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Joao DaSilva-Monteiro, 20, 42 Valley St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Nicole Woods, 40, 178 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Monday, 8/15 Genesis...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

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Sports 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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TRAVELING IN STYLE Tide looks great in 33-7 victory at Leominster   While Leominster High is one of the few schools in the Commonwealth whose football pedigree is as gold-dusted as the Crimson Tide’s, Friday’s game had the trappings of a slog. A long bus ride out beyond the distant boundaries of Route 495...

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Obituaries 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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Marshall Woodard Of Everett Marshall Woodard of Everett died suddenly on September 14. The beloved husband of Kathy (Benko), he was the step-father of Alix Bakeman and her fiancé, Chris McDonald, Michael Bakeman and his wife, Marion Thompson and Adam Bakeman and his fiancé, Phoebe Short; son of Hazen and Marjorie (Booth) Woodard and...

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2017 Everett Homecoming

September 15, 2017
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2017 Everett Homecoming

The Homecoming Court, consisting of Everett High School students, waved to onlookers from their festive float. This year’s Homecoming royalty included King Jason Cardinale and Queen Emilee Guzman.

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An Easy Move:Long-Time School Official Transitions to New City Hall Post

September 15, 2017
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An Easy Move:Long-Time School Official Transitions to New City Hall Post

Long-time School Department official Omar Easy has been announced as the first leader of a new City Hall organizational assessment effort championed by Mayor Carlo DeMaria. On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Mayor DeMaria announced the hire of Omar Easy as the City’s first Director of Organizational Assessment. The newly created position will be responsible for...

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Ending DACA Puts Hundreds of Everett Residents in Unknown Situation

September 15, 2017
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Ending DACA Puts Hundreds of Everett Residents in Unknown Situation

By Seth Daniel Everett’s Edith Rodriguez has been cranking out quality pizza pies at her Somerville shop for the past two years with her husband, founding the small business after going to college and saving her money while working at a nursing home. Last year, sales at the store topped $500,000 a year, and...

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Tide Rolls in Opener:Willcox Powers Everett to 38-7 Victory over Xaverian

September 15, 2017
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Tide Rolls in Opener:Willcox Powers Everett to 38-7 Victory over Xaverian

By Cary Shuman Talk about a flying start. The Everett High football team launched its 2017 campaign in very impressive fashion, beating No. 2-ranked Xaverian, 38-7, on Homecoming Day before a huge crowd Saturday at Everett Memorial Stadium. The game itself began wonderfully for Everett as junior quarterback Jake Willcox connected with Jason Maitre...

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Charter School Proposal Discussed at City Council

September 15, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Officials representing the Pioneer Charter School of Science in Everett and their attorney, David O’Neil, appeared before the Everett City Council Monday night and provided the Council with a short presentation of their plans to transform a former manufacturing building at 7-9 Plymouth Street in the village into a K-8...

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Mayor,Council Move to Ban Pot Shops

September 15, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council moved quickly Monday night to refer to the Planning Board a new zoning ordinance, which if adopted, would effectively ban the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes in the city of Everett. A second piece, which would also ban the shops in city ordinances, was held...

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Preliminary Election for At-Large Council Next Week

September 15, 2017
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The City Preliminary Election for the at-Large City Council race will take place next Tuesday, Sept. 19. The election has been rather quiet to now, as the 11 candidates will be whittled down to 10 – meaning that the election will decide the departure of only one candidate of the 11. Still, at-Large candidates...

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Police Briefs 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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Sunday, 8/6 Alexander Andrews, 26, 79 Berkeley St., Lawrence, was arrested on default warrants. Laura Barrett, 50, 312 Broadway, Everett, was arrested on warrant. James Lassiter III, 32, 9R West St., Everett, was arrested for being a disorderly person. Larry Lessard, 63, 42 Hillside Ave., Everett, was arrested for being a disorderly person, and...

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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2017
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Ban recreational marijuana shops (As presented to the City Council on Monday night, Sept. 11) Dear Mr. President and Members of the Council: I am pleased to introduce tonight a proposal to ban recreational marijuana shops in the City of Everett. This ban is consistent with the will of the voters in our city,...

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Remembering 9/11

September 15, 2017
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There are few events in life that one can recall exactly what they were doing when the tragedy happened to unfold. One event in our life was when the planes flew into the World Trade Center Buildings on that Tuesday morning in 2011. We were just one in a small group of residents at...

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Sports 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS volleyball team defeats Saugus, 3-0   The Everett High volleyball team split its first two games of the season, defeating Saugus on the road in the season-opener before dropping a heartbreaking, five- set match against Salem at home on Friday. In their first contest as a member of the Northeastern Conference,...

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Obituaries 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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Eric Giovanniello Of Everett Eric J. Giovanniello of Everett entered into rest, unexpectedly on Labor Day, September 4 at age 39 in the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine. He was born in Boston, has resided in Everett for most of his life and was a graduate of Everett High School. The beloved...

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Football Jamboree

September 8, 2017
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Football Jamboree

Tide Receiver Anthony Norcia (11) goes up and hauls in a ball for a completion in the company of a Lynn Classical defender during the annual Football Jamboree scrimmages at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium on Friday night, Sept. 1. The Crimson Tide looked impressive in the tune-up, but will host major rival Xaverian Brothers...

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Overcoming Addiction Vigil

September 8, 2017
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Overcoming Addiction Vigil

Sotiria Martinez and Jackalyn Senibaldi shared an emotional moment as they remembered Celena Senibaldi, who passed away last year. This and many other difficult moments came during the 3rd Annual Everett Overcoming Addiction candlelight vigil at Werhner Park on Weds., Aug. 30. The annual event seeks to remember those lost to addiction in the...

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Town-Wide:Massive Homecoming Celebration this Weekend

September 8, 2017
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Town-Wide:Massive Homecoming Celebration this Weekend

A tireless and expansive group of school and city officials have put the finishing touches on this weekend’s Homecoming festivities, which include an exciting mix of tradition and a new flourish that is sure to dazzle residents of all ages. Organizers have once again scheduled a full array of festivities, highlighted by a massive...

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Wynn Clean Up is Done and Hotel Tower is Rising Out of the Ground

September 8, 2017
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Wynn Clean Up is Done and Hotel Tower is Rising Out of the Ground

By Seth Daniel It’s only been one short year since the Wynn Boston Harbor team and Suffolk Construction began to really ramp up the construction and environmental clean up on the old Monsanto Chemical site. For months, the polluted, vacant site was a large hole in the ground and a place where thousands of...

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