State of the City:Mayor Calls for City to Enjoy Success, Get Ready for Greater Things

January 13, 2017
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State of the City:Mayor Calls for City to Enjoy Success, Get Ready for Greater Things

By Seth Daniel Introduced by the soothing sounds of string music, and filled with ideas and dreams, Mayor Carlo DeMaria in his State of the City Address took residents in the standing-room-only Council Chambers on a tour of his vision for the City – which includes swimming in the Malden River, having trolleys on...

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MBTA to Abandon Warehouse in Shops Building

January 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The MBTA Everett Shops building is coming into greater focus this week for, perhaps, a higher and better use, with the MBTA oversight board voting to outsource the warehouse facilities in the Shops, and Mayor Carlo DeMaria calling for the Wynn Resorts company to pursue adding the Shops site to its...

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Hanlon Completes Term, DiPierro Takes Reins of Council

January 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The 2017 legislative year in Everett began with a changing of the guard on the Everett City Council, as outgoing Council President John Hanlon was presented with a plaque and thanked for his leadership during the past year, while the Council’s youngest and newest member, Anthony DiPierro, was officially elected...

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Police Briefs 01-11-2017

January 13, 2017
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Sunday, 12/18 Emily Emerson, 22, 18 Bessom St., Lynn, was arrest ed for assault and battery, disorderly person and resisting arrest. Samuel Ramos, Jr., 33, 90 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, was arrested for being disorderly person, resisting arrest and interfering with police. Yoselin Rosado, 33, 145 Winthrop St., Roxbury, was arrested for assault and battery...

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Letter to the Editor

January 13, 2017
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With Heartfelt Thanks from Haiti Father David Fontaine from St. Joseph Parish in L’Asile, Haiti, has sent sincere thanks to Father Jim Barry and all the friends and parishioners of Our Lady of Grace Parish (Chelsea/Everett) and St. May of Assumption Parish (Revere) for their recent donations to his communities in Haiti.   Our Lady...

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Winter’s Here — Bundle Up

January 13, 2017
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Winter arrived in full force this week, with a big snowstorm and skin-numbing temperatures. But we are New Englanders, so we know what to expect and how to prepare for it. Indeed, if you were shoveling snow as we were throughout the past weekend, not only did we benefit from a great workout, but...

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What Would Martin Luther King Think?

January 13, 2017
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When one considers that it has been almost 49 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin...

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Sports 01-11-2017

January 13, 2017
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High Aspirations Everett boys basketball team rolls into new year with perfect 6-0 mark By Cary Shuman The Everett High School boys basketball team has reached the Division 1 North semifinals in each of the last four seasons, the lone team in the sectional to lay claim to that impressive accomplishment. Judging by the superlative...

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Obituaries 01-11-2017

January 13, 2017
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Alfred Capone, Jr. Of Everett and East Boston      Alfred A. Capone, Jr. of Everett and East Boston died on January 5. He was the beloved husband of Virginia (Shea) Capone and devoted father of Marisa Shea Capone and son of the late Alfred and Mary (Hock) Capone, Sr.; loving brother of Ann Marie...

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Paint Night

January 6, 2017
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Paint Night

Rachel Wakefield added some dark red paint to her poinsettias during the Parlin Library’s Paint Night with Trisha To on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Paint Night quickly has become one of the most popular adult programs at the library. On Dec. 28, the Paint Night offered a nice respite and break from holiday activities.

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Business Growing:Bone Up Brewery Looks to Expand Production after Four Months

January 6, 2017
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Business Growing:Bone Up Brewery Looks to Expand Production after Four Months

By Seth Daniel By all accounts, Jared and Liz Kiraly had been very conservative in their estimates about how business would go at their brewery in Everett – Bone Up Brewing. They figured they would tread water and work out the kinks for a year – conservatively hoping to step up operations next summer....

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DiPierro Likely to be Next Council President

January 6, 2017
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DiPierro Likely to be Next Council President

By Seth Daniel One of the youngest members of the City  Council appears to be poised to take the reins as the next president of the Everett City Council. Anthony DiPierro, 21, the Ward 3 councilor, has apparently lined up the votes and is now the only candidate for the post. He is expected...

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Everett School Committee Elects D’Onofrio and Carreiro to Chair and Vice-Chair Posts

January 6, 2017
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Everett School Committee Elects D’Onofrio and Carreiro to Chair and Vice-Chair Posts

The Everett School Committee began 2017 by electing a new Chairman and Vice Chairman, as Berardino D’Onofrio and Robert Carreiro were unanimously elected to lead the committee during an important period of growth for the district. “This is, without a doubt, the best group of gentlemen I have ever worked with,” said D’Onofrio, a...

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Exciting Events:Mayor, Bonfire to Kick off Year of Celebrating 125th Anniversary

January 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel If there’s one way to get a yearlong party started, it’s with a giant bonfire. Mayor Carlo DeMaria, in conjunction with the City Clerk’s Office, will kick off the 125th anniversary of Everett becoming a City next Monday, Jan. 9, during the State of the City Address, to be followed the...

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Wynn Hosting Vendor Fair for Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment

January 6, 2017
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Wynn Resorts is holding a vendor fair on Thursday, January 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at Anthony’s of Malden (105 Canal Street, Malden) for all local businesses who are interested in supplying any portion of the more than $90 million in furniture, fixtures and equipment that will be purchased to outfit the five-star...

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Police Briefs 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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Monday, 12/12 Kevin Krenn, 30, 45 Malden St., Everett, was arrested for larceny of property over $250 (2 counts), breaking and entering (2 counts). Derik Seaman, 34, 45 Malden, St., Everett, was arrested for default warrant, larceny of property over $250 (2 counts), breaking and entering (2 counts). Tuesday, 12/13 Yara Moutinho, 35, 20...

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Keeping A Community Healthy

January 6, 2017
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Throughout my life I have never felt better than when I committed myself to eating a balanced diet. It is truly amazing how much better you feel when you know you are building a better body through proper diet and exercise. That is why I am very excited about the City of Everett’s new...

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MWRA Advisory Board Raises Concerns Over Mountain Biking

January 6, 2017
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In 2014, the American Waterworks Association declared MWRA’s water to be the best in the nation. (In fact, it won both first and second place both for the City of Boston’s and the MWRA’s own sample.) This was not a lucky coincidence, but the end result of a carefully crafted and intricate plan to...

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Obituaries 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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Francis ‘Frank’ Sullivan Everett DPW Playground Department retiree; former member of Everett VFW Francis T. “Frank” Sullivan passed away on Tuesday afternoon, December 27 at the Chelsea Soldier’s Home, surrounded by his loving family.  He was 97 years old. Born and raised in Everett, the son of the late John A. and Margaret W. (Clifford)...

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Poetry Out Loud

January 4, 2017
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Poetry Out Loud

Guest Poet Jamele Adams performs one of his own pieces of prose during the first Poetry Out Loud competition at Everett High School on Thursday, Dec. 22. Adams is a celebrated slam poet and encouraged Everett students to take a risk and get on stage.

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Boyce Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone

January 4, 2017
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Boyce Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone

By Joseph Salvatore Prezioso Everett High junior Ghared Boyce scored the 1,000th point of his career to highlight the Crimson Tide’s 83-51 victory over Belmont in the BABC Holiday Classic Tuesday at Cathedral High School. Boyce made a layup in the second quarter to reach the milestone for the undefeated hoop team. The 6-foot...

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Police Arrest Five at Violent Melee in Chuck-E-Cheese

January 4, 2017
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Five adults in the Everett Chuck-E-Cheese allegedly brought in alcohol to the children’s entertainment facility and then fought police trying to remove them in their inebriated state, nearly causing a riot in full view of many kids. Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie announced the arrest of five individuals following a disturbance that...

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2016 – The Year in Review

January 4, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While 2016 was filled with heart wrenching events worldwide, in Everett it was a very hopeful year with scores of uplifting and exciting stories. It was a year that many believe will one day be known as the point in time when the fortunes of the City turned and Everett became...

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LUMA to Hold Informational Panel Jan 5

January 4, 2017
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Latinos Unidos en Massachusetts (LUMA), announced it will have an informational panel on Jan. 5 regarding what to expect for immigrants’ rights in 2017. LUMA is a nonprofit organization based in Everett that has advocated for immigrants’ rights since 2002. Director Lucy Pineda said that due to phone calls, questions and concerns from many...

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