A Tornado Strikes And a City Recovers

August 1, 2014
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What happened in Revere on Monday morning could happen in Everett. When area residents awoke Monday morning, there was no sign or warning of what Mother Nature had in store for the city of Revere. But in the course of approximately four terrifying minutes, a tornado – in all its fury and unpredictability –...

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Senator DiDomenico’s Campaign Kickoff a Great Success

August 1, 2014
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Senator DiDomenico recently kicked off his campaign with hundreds of supporters at Kowloon Restaurant.  This annual event has attracted many statewide and local officials and this year’s event was hosted by State Treasurer Steve Grossman, Senate President Therese Murray, Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg and Democratic Party Chairman Tom McGee.  As always, there was...

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Everett Native, Jude Guerrier Helps LCA Hoop Team to Win Gold Medal

August 1, 2014
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Jude Guerrier of Everett aided the Lexington Christian Academy (LCA) boys varsity basketball team to capture the gold medal at the Inaugural Bay State Games High School Basketball Classic this past weekend. The two day tournament held at the UMass Boston Athletic center, featured high school teams from throughout Massachusetts and represented the Catholic...

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Obituaries 07-30-2014

August 1, 2014
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Alexander Joslin Boudreau, Jr. Retired Design Engineer and Strong Family Man God received an extra special angel, on Monday, July 21 at 3:07 p.m. when Alexander Joslin Boudreau, Jr. passed from this life surrounded by his loving family. He was 78 years old. Born on January 22, 1936 in Everett, the son of the...

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Everett Celebrates Independence Day

July 21, 2014
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Everett Celebrates Independence Day

Uncle Sam waves the American flag during the City’s Independence Day party at Jacob Scharf Playground and Field last Saturday afternoon. The celebration included the annual footraces, carnival rides, facepainting, a bicycle decorating contest and even a mechanical bull.

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Everett Delegation Attends Boston Meeting

July 21, 2014
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Everett Delegation Attends Boston Meeting

A group of Everett residents and Wynn Resort casino supporters attended the “Mondays with the Mayor” public meeting led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The group is pictured above following the forum that was held at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown. Among those pictured are John Tocco, Christine Ragucci, Vincent Ragucci Jr., Marie...

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Wynn Agrees to Terms with Unions: Everett Project to Be Built with Union Trades

July 21, 2014
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Wynn MA, LLC has announced that it has reached a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with all major local trade unions, ensuring that the $1.6 billion proposed Wynn Resort in Everett will be built with union contractors. The comprehensive agreement covers all aspects of construction, work rules and hours and was unanimously endorsed by the...

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City Services Commission Votes to Raise Water and Sewer Rates: 9-percent Increase Took Effect July 15, 2014

July 21, 2014
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Everett residents will be paying more for water and sewer in the coming year, following a unanimous vote of the City Services Commission, which voted to increase the rates for the first time in two years. According to the Commission, the rate increase was needed because of increases in the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority...

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City Dedicates Squares in Honor of Veterans Massone and Caruso

July 21, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Everett Veterans Services Commissioner Joseph Hickey took part in a pair of square dedications in honor of Everett veterans recently. On June 28, the intersection of Torndike Street and Broadway was dedicated in honor of Eugene Massone a WWII veteran and Everett resident. Late that same day, the corner of...

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Kiwanis Annual Golf Outing August 15

July 21, 2014
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The Everett Kiwanis Club will hold the 29th Annual Frank E. Woodard Golf Outing on Friday, August 15 at Mount Hood Golf Club in Melrose. The event benefits the Kiwanis Club’s Scholarship Funds. Registration for the event is at 7 a.m. with a shotgun tee time of 8 a.m. Lunch will be served at...

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Free Kids Summer Lunch Program

July 21, 2014
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The Everett Recreation Department is reminding parents of the annual Free Kids Summer Lunch program available through the city and Tri-Cap. Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that this year’s program was also supported by a $1,000 grant from Project Bread. Lunches are available to Everett for toddlers through age 18 from July 7 through August...

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Speaking out on the False Allegations in the Probation Trial

July 21, 2014
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On Monday, the United States Attorney alleged that I engaged in a criminal conspiracy.  Since a conspiracy is an agreement to do an illegal act, the question must be asked:  With whom did I conspire?  When did I so conspire? And what evidence is there linking me to such a conspiracy?  The government cannot...

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Police Briefs 07-16-2014

July 21, 2014
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Sunday, June 15 Kendall King, 24, 212 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery and being a disorderly person. Imane Raoul, 27, 84 Cottage St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and for warrant. Monday, June 16 Brian Gabriel, 24, 78 Vernal St., Everett, was arrested for carrying a firearm...

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Obituaries 07-16-2014

July 21, 2014
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Irene Sousa Of Everett Irene S. (Dwyer) Sousa of Everett entered into rest on July 11 in the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was 82 years old. Born in Cambridge, Irene lived in Everett for most of her life. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony M. Sousa; dear and devoted mother of...

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Everett Farmers Market Continues to Grow

July 11, 2014
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Everett Farmers Market Continues to Grow

The 2014 Everett Farmers Market is in full swing!  This year the market is open Wednesdays from 2:00- 6:00pm on the lawn in front of the old Everett High School on Broadway. This year’s vendors offer a variety of goods and services from typical produce, to specialty foods, and even face painting and henna...

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The Write Man for the Patriots: Perillo Shines as Editor Of pro Team Newspaper

July 11, 2014
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The Write Man for the Patriots: Perillo Shines as Editor Of pro Team Newspaper

Paul Perillo has always been a baseball guru. He played baseball at Everett High, and continued into college at Boston University, where he captained the team his junior and senior year. But it was football that allowed him to do what he truly loved. “What I decided early on was to incorporate the sports...

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Everett Man Dies During Fishing Trip in Nahant: Cause of Death Is Still Unreported, But Officials Say No Sign of Foul Play

July 11, 2014
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A 55-year old Everett man, Minh Duc Voong, of Cross Street tragically died while on a fishing trip off Nahant last Thursday afternoon. According to official reports of the incident, a kayaker reported seeing Voong’s boat drifting aimlessly, but still in gear at about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 off the coast of...

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City to Hold Independence Day Celebration July 12

July 11, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett just don’t want the Fourth of July celebrations to end!  That is why this weekend, Saturday, July 12th from Noon to 5:00PM, the City will hold its Independence Day event at Jacob Scharf Playground and Field (also known as Florence Street Park). The festivities will include...

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City to Hold “Paint Night” Fundraiser: Proceeds to Benefit the Everett Fire Victims Fund

July 11, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the City of Everett will hold a Paint Night event on Friday, July 18th in order to raise funds for the Everett Fire Victims Fund.  The event will take place at the Connolly Center from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Donation price is $40 per person and includes...

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Representative Matewsky Endorses ICU Nursing Levels

July 11, 2014
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State House, Boston, June 30th 2014 Governor Deval Patrick, quietly signed a bill setting nurses staffing levels inside intensive care units at one nurse per patient, depending on the stability of the patient. State Representative Wayne Matewsky, Democrat – Everett, for the past year has been a strong proponent of increasing nurse staffing in...

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State Rep. Wayne Matewsky Hold Office Hours in Everett

July 11, 2014
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State Representative Wayne A. Matewsky, and staff will be hosting their monthly office hours on Thursday July 31st and Thursday August 28th at Everett City Hall, within the George Kevarian room, from 10-12. We invite all residents and businesses within the community to join us. We will address any questions or concerns that you...

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Brendan O’malley Promoted to Project Manager at Bond

July 11, 2014
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BOND, a leading Boston-based construction manager, announced today that Brendan O’Malley, LEED AP, has been promoted to Project Manager at the company. Brendan is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a degree in Civil Engineering. In his nearly eight year construction career, Brendan has worked to deliver major projects for top...

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House Passes Legislation to Combat Substance Abuse Epidemic

July 11, 2014
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Representative Wayne A. Matewsky (D-Everett) joined colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass legislation that increases access to treatment for individuals confronting substance addiction and takes significant steps to combat the current epidemic. The bill seeks to set patients on a path to sustainable recovery by both increasing access to care and improving...

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Obituaries 07-09-2014

July 11, 2014
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Joseph Cicero Retired Design Engineering Aide Joseph J. Cicero of Saugus entered into rest on Independence Day, July 4 in the Wingate of Reading Nursing Center in Reading. He was 90 years of age. Born in Boston, Joseph lived in Malden before settling in Saugus. He worked as a design aide in engineering. He...

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