6 Managed Care Organizations Selected for Health Care Coverage

October 11, 2013
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Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) John Polanowicz  announced last week that six managed care organizations have been selected to provide comprehensive health care coverage for low-income adults who will qualify for the new MassHealth CarePlus program as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) starting in 2014. The ACA allows states to...

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Yard Waste Pickup Program Entering Final Two Months – October and November

October 11, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to remind all residents of the final two months of the 2013 Yard Waste Program. Yard waste must be placed curbside by 7:00AM and will be collected only on Saturdays on the days listed below: October 12th and 26th November 16th and 30th A reminder to residents that yard...

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Police Briefs 10-09-2013

October 11, 2013
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September 23 Fredy Castro, 46, 26 Russell ST., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Fadi Zailah, 53, 6 Saugus Ave., Saugus, was arrested for aggravated assault and battery. September 25 Henry Acosta, 19, 59 Bruman Rd., Chelsea, was arrested for attempt to commit a crime, operating motor vehicle with suspended...

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Tide Romps in Homecoming Game, 28-0

October 11, 2013
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Before the homecoming game Coach DiBiaso wrote “2001 Thanksgiving” on the white board in the locker room. He asked some of his veteran coaches to talk about that day and what it meant to the Everett football program. For Coach DiBiaso, the day has never lost significance when it came to coaching his team...

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Obituaries 10-09-2013

October 11, 2013
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Walter Currant Shriner and 75 Year Member of Boy Scouts Walter L. Currant of Wakefield, formerly of Everett, died on  October 5 at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. He was 92 years old. Mr. Currant was born in Medford on December 28, 1921, the son of the late Walter I. and Margaret C. (Denmark) Currant....

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Massive Homecoming Celebration Saturday: Parade Will Honor Carlos Arredondo

October 3, 2013
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Massive Homecoming Celebration Saturday: Parade Will Honor Carlos Arredondo

The Everett Public Schools (EPS) and its Homecoming 2013 organizers have finalized plans for this Saturday’s day-long festivities, highlighted by an extravagant parade and culminating in a football game between the Crimson Tide and their Greater Boston League rivals from Cambridge Rindge & Latin. The 2013 Everett High School Homecoming Parade will be held...

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Question of the Week What Are the Priorities for the School?: Demaria, Van Campen Share Their Approaches for Providing for the Schools

October 3, 2013
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Question of the Week What Are the Priorities for the School?: Demaria, Van Campen Share Their Approaches for Providing for the Schools

As a lead up to the upcoming Mayoral election, the first in Everett’s history that will give the Mayor a four-year term, The Everett Independent has engaged the two candidates for Mayor – Incumbent Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Alderman Robert Van Campen – with a series of questions about their ideas for leading the...

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Joint Convention of Bi-cameral Government Convened Monday: More than 60 Former, Present Members of the Body on Hand to Record History

October 3, 2013
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Joint Convention of Bi-cameral Government Convened Monday: More than 60 Former, Present Members of the Body on Hand to Record History

With just a little over three months remaining in Everett’s first form of municipal government, members of the Boards of Aldermen and Common Council – past and present – convened in the Council Chambers Monday night to witness the final Joint Convention of city government before the new city government takes over on January...

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Happy 105th

October 3, 2013
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Happy 105th

Residents of Whitney-Lorenti House on Summer Street, joined with Lucy Sylvester on September 27, to celebrate her 105th birthday. She was born in 1908. State Representative Wayne Matewsky presented Lucy with a citation on behalf of the House of Representatives, The Mayor and the City Council.

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Homecoming Celebration

October 3, 2013
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On this Saturday, the annual homecoming parade and festivities will be taking place throughout different sections of Everett from Glendale Square to Everett Square and to the Everett Stadium. The daylong event will start off the annual breakfast, followed by a 5K road race, the parade at noon, and all this will be  capped...

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Cynthia Sarnie Announces Her Candidacy for Councilor-at-large

October 3, 2013
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Cynthia Sarnie of 338 Main Street is pleased to announce her candidacy for Councilor At Large. Representing my constituents of the City of Everett for the past 8 years I have worked on their behalf to solve the many issues facing our city. A chief concern is the city’s quality of life. I support...

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Eagle Bank Donates $300 to Junior Achievement

October 3, 2013
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On August 22, 2013, Christine Falzarano (pictured left), Vice President at Eagle Bank, presented Bonnie Day, Grant Writer for Junior Achievement of Northern New England, with a $300 contribution.  Junior Achievement, founded in 1919, is a world-wide organization that empowers young people to own their economic success through education that fosters financial literacy, workforce...

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DeMaria Celebrates Primary Victory, But Looks Forward to General Election

October 3, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria celebrated his primary victory at the Orsogna Plaza Tuesday night with hundreds of supporters. “I’m so excited that the residents of Everett share our enthusiasm for the direction that Everett is headed,” DeMaria said to the cheering crowd.  “But we still have a lot of work to do over the next...

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Police Briefs 10-02-2013

October 3, 2013
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9/16 Romel Abraham, 51, 9 Portland St., Lynn, was arrested for trespassing, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer.   9/17 Allison Graham, 42, 207 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant.   9/18 Spencer Diogene, 21, 336 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for violating protection order. Richard Singer, 50, 21...

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Crimson Tide Rolls to 35-14 Win over St. John’s

October 3, 2013
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“Play like you want it.” These were the words Coach DiBiaso left his team with in the pregame huddle. Coming off a disappointing 20-8 loss to Xaverian and an extra week of practice from the bye the Crimson Tide knew they had a lot to prove against No. 3 St. John’s Prep. It wasn’t...

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Obituaries 10-02-2013

October 3, 2013
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Rachel Tozzi Of Everett Rachel C. Tozzi of Everett died on September 26. She was the beloved daughter of the late Alfonso and Grace Tozzi; beloved sister of Marie Bianchi and the late Roland of Florida and Giuseppe “Joe” Tozzi and his wife, Marie of Everett and is also survived by many beloved nieces...

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Students Take Part in Fun and Educational Summer Robotics Program

September 25, 2013
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Students Take Part in Fun and Educational Summer Robotics Program

Students in the Everett Public Schools Summer Enrich­ment Program had the chance to participate in a fun and educational robotics program. For two hours each day, the students worked on computer programming and learned how to use robotic arms. They also completed a research project to create their own invention and use for a...

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What to Do with City’s Share of Casino Haul?: DeMaria, Van Campen Share Their Ideas on Potential Casino Revenue

September 25, 2013
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What to Do with City’s Share of Casino Haul?: DeMaria, Van Campen Share Their Ideas on Potential Casino Revenue

With six weeks to go before Everett voters head to the polls to choose a mayor and elect a new city government, The Everett Independent has engaged the two candidates for Mayor – Incumbent Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Alderman Robert Van Campen – with a series of questions about their ideas for leading the...

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Ballot Lottery to Be Held Monday at City Hall: Campaigns for New City Council to Kick into High Gear

September 25, 2013
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If you thought the lead up to last week’s Primary Election was interesting brace yourself, because the next five weeks do not represent simply the build up to another city election. The next five weeks represent the main campaign season for an entire new form of government to take office on January 1, 2014....

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Glendale Park Nearly Complete: ‘Soft Opening’ Anticipated Next Week

September 25, 2013
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The Board of Aldermen approved a request for the city to authorize an easement underneath the new Glendale Park to National Grid, so that the new park’s power supply can be run underground and allow the long-running renovation to be completed. According to Planning and Development Director James Errickson, who appeared before the Board...

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Open Forum on Potential Lower Broadway Development

September 25, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to invite all residents and business owners to the two latest open forums in a series of discussions being held on the potential integrated resort development proposed by Wynn Resorts for the former Monsanto site on Route 99, along Lower Broadway. The meetings will take place October, 17th at...

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Important Meetings Coming Up

September 25, 2013
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We urge all residents to attend the meetings planned on the casino/resort development by the Wynn Group in the lower Broadway area.  As we have said numerous times, this development would change dramatically the city of Everett. Mayor Carlo DeMaria has done more than anyone to spearhead the drive for the casino from the...

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Sensei Bill Powers of Kenpo Karate Honors Everett Recreation Center

September 25, 2013
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Sensei Bill Powers of Nick Cerio’s Kenpo Karate studio on Broadway in Everett presented a certificate of appreciation to Sam Amado, director of the Everett Recreation Center, in recognition of the center’s contribution to the growth of martial arts in the community. Amado and his staff have done an excellent job in promoting the...

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Obituaries 09-25-2013

September 25, 2013
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Walter Walata, Jr. Former Owner of Walata Funeral Home of Chelsea Walter S. Walata, Jr. of Chelsea died on September 19. The former owner and director of the Walata Funeral Home of Chelsea, he was the beloved husband of the late Lydia (Belofsky); father of Cathy Surette and her husband, Joseph of Saugus and...

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