Sports 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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5th annual fight night held at Dilboy stadium Photos by Katy Rogers The 5th Annual Fight Night at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville attracted hundreds of fans on Friday night, Aug. 20, and served as the location for several boxing matches, including the first competitive fight for Everett’s Shea Willcox. Willcox is a member of...

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Obituaries 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Michael Zappitelli Familiar smiling face at former Johnnie’s Foodmaster in Medford Michael C. Zappitelli of Everett entered into rest at home on Thursday, August 18 surrounded by his loving and caring family. He was 81 years old. Born in Abruzzi, Italy, Mike lived in Everett for many years. For a number of years, he...

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National Night Out

August 19, 2016
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National Night Out

Policemen Chris Hannon, Paul Giardina, and Johnny Fitzpatrick enjoyed spending time with Everett kids at National Night Out. The nationwide event is celebrated between the police and the community on the first Tuesday of August every year. This year, more than ever before, police said such events building community relations are critical.

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Overcoming the Odds,DeMaria’s Vision Pays Off:$2.1 Billion Wynn Resort Breaks Ground

August 19, 2016
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Overcoming the Odds,DeMaria’s Vision Pays Off:$2.1 Billion Wynn Resort Breaks Ground

By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino got construction underway in grand fashion during a no-nonsense ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 4, when they announced the beginning of work on the project after three years of permitting and legal wrangling. The company has signed a contract as of Aug. 3 with Suffolk Construction...

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Dobbins Begins New Job On Wynn Site Security

August 19, 2016
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Dobbins Begins New Job On Wynn Site Security

By Cary Shuman As Wynn Boston Harbor President Robert DiSalvio and Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria were officially signaling the start of the spectacular $2.1 billion resort casino in Everett last Thursday, Michael Dobbins was working in his new job as a member of the security force at the site. “This is an example of...

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$1 Billion in Bids Issued for Wynn Boston Harbor

August 19, 2016
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Wynn Resorts has announced that Suffolk Construction Company, general contractor for Wynn Boston Harbor resort, is soliciting more than $1 billion in subcontracted services and supplies needed to build the 5-star destination resort. The bid package is among the highest ever issued for any private, union-built, single-phase development in the history of Massachusetts. “Wynn...

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Wood Waste to Propose 660 Units On Its Site,Would Move from Everett

August 19, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wood Waste owners on Vale and East Elm Streets will seek variances at the Board of Appeals on Monday, Aug. 15, to develop 660 units of apartments in four buildings on the once-controversial, but massive, construction debris yard site. Attorney Anthony Rossi is representing the project and said they have...

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Overdose In Hotel Leads to Large Seizure of Crystal Meth

August 19, 2016
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Two men were arraigned Monday on charges of trafficking methamphetamines after an overdose at a Downtown hotel led to the discovery a large amount of drugs in their room. Jeffrey Bertrand, 30, of Everett, and Dylan Donahue, 23, of Granby, were arraigned Monday in Boston Municipal Court on charges of trafficking in more than...

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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we recall Olympic moments both from our youth and through adulthood. For example, who among us (of a certain age) does not remember, as if it...

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Obituaries 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Margaret ‘Peg’ Connolly “The First Lady of Everett” Margaret M. “Peg” (Goodfellow) Connolly, “The First Lady of Everett,” passed away surrounded by her loving family on July 30. She was 90 years old. Peg was loved and respected throughout the Everett community. She was the Past Treasurer of St. Therese Ladies Sodality, Past President...

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At The DNC

August 5, 2016
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At The DNC

Senator DiDomenico speaking at the breakfast he hosted for more than 300 Massachusetts delegates, elected officials and friends at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Summer Buzz

August 5, 2016
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Summer Buzz

Liam Ariel, bartender and tour guide at Night Shift Brewing, dressed for the occasion during the Fermentation District’s Summer Buzz event on Friday, July 29. Night Shift Brewery and Short Path Distillery hosted the event with a honeybee theme and raised money for the Honeybee Conservancy.

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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

August 5, 2016
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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

By Seth Daniel Some 16 cranes sit waiting this week on the Wynn Boston Harbor site. Hundreds of workers, likewise, are waiting in the wings. Wynn Boston Harbor folks were counting the minutes Tuesday afternoon and into today, Aug. 3, waiting simply to get one piece of paper that they said would unleash construction...

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Everett Police,Fire Attend Protest of Somerville Banner

August 5, 2016
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Everett Police,Fire Attend Protest of Somerville Banner

By Katy Rogers Everett Police congregated in Somerville last Wednesday, July 27, to join fellow Somerville Police officers in protest of the controversial #BlackLivesMatter banner which adorns Somerville City Hall. With recent violence in various communities throughout the United States towards Police Officers over racial controversy, police said they felt the banner is exclusionary...

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Somerville Did Not Ask for Reconsideration

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City of Somerville confirmed Tuesday afternoon that it would not pursue reconsideration of the Chapter 91 license granted to Wynn Boston Harbor last week by the state Department of Environmental Protection. That said, a mayoral spokesperson indicated they might seek judicial review of the decision in Superior Court. “The City...

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Two Children Attacked by Pit Bull on Windsor Street

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Two children are recovering from injuries sustained when a pit bull visiting from Revere escaped from a basement and attacked the two, causing serious injuries to the ear of a 3-year-old. According to police, around 2 p.m. on Saturday officers, Everett Fire and Cataldo Ambulance were dispatched to Windsor Street for...

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MyRWA Announces Herron As New Executive Director

August 5, 2016
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The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) announced the appointment of Patrick Herron, current MyRWA deputy director, to the position of executive director. Herron will begin his new position at the Association on September 12, 2016. “Patrick Herron has proven to the Board again and again over his over seven years with MyRWA that he...

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DiDomenico Line Items for Everett Saved During Weekend Legislative Flurry

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a flurry of legislative activity last weekend before the end of the current session, state lawmakers scrambled to vote on controversial bills and to restore cuts made by Gov. Charlie Baker. State Sen. Sal DiDomenico reported that five major funding earmarks for Everett were secured through line item overrides. “All...

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Police Briefs 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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Thru: 7/31/16 Guerby Bonhomme, 22, 7 Auburn St., Somerville, was arrested for illegal possession of Class A & Class B substance. David Leon, 46, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. Charles Marciano, 39 Boylston St., Boston, was arrested for shoplifting. Eric Montaque, 24, 55 Clifton Ave., Boston, was arrested for illegal possession of Class...

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Enjoy the Last Days of Summer

August 5, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor Day weekend. Summer always is fleeting. It goes by way too fast, even if it has been a perfect summer season, as 2016 thus far...

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Obituaries 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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Eugene Capuano Everett Attorney and former Everett City Solicitor, Alderman and City Council member Attorney Eugene Capuano, a lifelong resident of Everett, passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on July 28. He was 84 years old. Gene was born on September 3, 1931 in Lynn, one of three children of the late Eugene...

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Zumba In The Park

July 30, 2016
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Zumba In The Park

Young Everett residents participating in the Summer Youth program. Zumba is one of the many activities planned for the children.

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Craft Class

July 30, 2016
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Craft Class

Instructor Carla Dorato and Naheeda Sajjad take a close look at a pair of earrings that Sajjad is making during a free class offered at the Parlin Library. The earring class was very popular with residents and likely will be back by popular demand.

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Bocce Tournament

July 30, 2016
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Bocce Tournament

HEAVY HARDWARE:  Councilor at Large Mike Mangan and former Councilor Mike Marchese stand before the trophies for the annual Mangan/Marchese Bocce Tournament in Sacramone Park on Saturday afternoon, July 23. It was hot, but it didn’t stop scores of residents from taking their turn on the court.

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