Casino Action in Everett

November 30, 2012
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It takes three strikes before one is out, and so far casino development magnate Steve Wynn has only one strike against him in Massachusetts. Now it appears that – after whiffing in Foxboro with Patriots owner Bob Kraft – Wynn will take his second swing at developing a Greater Boston area casino in Everett....

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High School Leadership to Build on What They’re Inheriting

November 30, 2012
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With the recent announcement by Everett School Superintendent Frederick Foresteire that Erick Naumann and Omar Easy would be  officially taking over in the roles of principal and assistant principal at Everett High, effective January 1, many in the city have been wondering what changes would be coming to the crown jewel of Everett’s school...

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Main Street Shooting Leaves One Injured

November 30, 2012
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Everett and State Police searched late into the evening Monday night in the area of Main Street near Clark Street, for a suspect in a shooting that sent one victim to Massachusetts General Hospital, just before 9 p.m., with life threatening injuries. According to a Middlesex District Attorney’s spokesperson, there was little information about...

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Annual Christmas Ecumenical Service at Woodlawn Cemetery

November 30, 2012
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Woodlawn Cemetery has announced it will be holding its’ twelfth annual Christmas Ecumenical Memorial Service in the chapel on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM. Raymond K. Pavlik, President and Chief Executive Officer in making the announcement said “this is a difficult season for those who have lost a loved one; we hope...

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EHS Football Ready for Action

November 30, 2012
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The preliminaries are over. The main event is set to begin. The Everett High football team was set to begin defense of its Division 1A Super Bowl championship Tuesday night against Masconomet Regional at Fraser Field in Lynn. Coach John DiBiaso’s Everett contingent enters the playoffs as the champion of the Greater Boston League...

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Casino Bombshell

November 30, 2012
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The possible re-entry of Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn into the bidding of the only Greater Boston area casino license has created a new twist into what was thought to be an almost certain lock by the owners of Suffolk Downs and its partner Caesar’s Entertainment who had been the sole bidders for...

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Police Briefs 11-30-2012

November 30, 2012
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November 19 Luis Dandrade, 25, 3 Ion Circle, Peabody, was arrested for distribution of Class A substance, possessing Class B with intent to distribute, assault and battery on a person, resisting arrest and possessing with intent to distribute near school zone. Shannon McGrath, 46, 47 Dean St., Everett, was arrested for engaging in sex...

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Obituaries 11-30-2012

November 30, 2012
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Barbara Layton Former Everett Garden Club Member Barbara J. (Fay) Layton of Everett passed away on November 25. She was 86 years old. A former member of the Everett Garden Club, she was the beloved mother of James R. Layton and his wife, Lilly of Wilmington, Janice E. Ward and her husband, Ronald of...

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Human Services Receives Holiday Donations

November 21, 2012
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Human Services Receives Holiday Donations

The City of Everett’s Office of Human Services recently received several donations to its Holiday Assistance Program for Everett families.  Due to the generous support from local businesses and residents, each year Human Services is able to provide Thanksgiving baskets, Christmas gifts, holiday meals and emergency services support to hundreds of local families, children,...

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Officials Seek Input for Lower Broadway : Meeting Scheduled for November 28 at 6 P.M.

November 21, 2012
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The City of Everett is asking for input, from residents and interested business owners, into the planning process for development of the Lower Broadway commercial and residential areas. Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is inviting all businesses, residents and community groups to the community-wide, public meeting regarding the redevelopment of the Lower Broadway area, entitled...

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Mayor’s Salary Rises to $105k

November 21, 2012
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The Everett Common Council voted 16-1 in agreement with the Board of Aldermen’s vote last week to raise the pay for the city’s top elected official from $85,000 annually to $105,000 per year, beginning on January 1, 2013. The vote gives the mayor a $20,000 annual raise, and helps bring the position into alignment...

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Everett Man Arraigned in Fatal October Stabbing

November 21, 2012
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According to Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone, 21-year-old Jose Luis Diaz-Aguilar, 21, of Everett, was arraigned in Malden District Court last week on a charge of murder, in the October 15, 2013 stabbing death Maynor Alexander Aguilar, 30, also of Everett. Malden District Court Judge Dominic Paratore ordered Diaz-Aguilar held without bail, and ordered...

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Fatal Accident on Broadway Being Investigated

November 21, 2012
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An Everett man was struck and killed by a car late Wednesday evening, November 14, allegedly by a driver traveling southbound on Broadway, heading toward the city, near the 100 block of Broadway. According to a report, the accident was called into police just before midnight on Wednesday. The driver in the accident remained...

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Thanksgiving 2012

November 21, 2012
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This Thanksgiving, as we pause to reflect, there are mixed signs of where we as a nation are headed.  First for the good news: The presidential election showed more minorities participated in the voting process. The home mortgage crisis that triggered the real estate freefall of price values has seen stabilization and housing starts...

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Everett Begins Super Bowl Quest Against Masconomet

November 21, 2012
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The Everett High School football team, champion of the Greater Boston League, will play Masconomet Regional in a semifinal playoff game Tuesday, with the winner advancing to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium. Coach John DiBiaso and his staff will be getting a look at Masconsomet in the Chieftains’ Thanksgiving game against North Andover....

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Police Briefs 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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November 5 Jose Diaz-Aguilar, 21, 2 Magnolia Ct., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Thomas Hunt, 49, 28 Benham St., Medford, was arrested for harassment prevention order violation. November 6 Ana Barahona, 35, 38 Francis St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threat to commit a crime. Santino DiGaetano,...

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Obituaries 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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Brian Keogh Retired Master Electrician Brian P. Keogh, a longtime resident of Everett, died unexpectedly at home on November 18. He was 51 years old. A retired master electrician, he was born in Boston, the son of the late George and Claire (Sullivan) Keogh, the beloved father of Robert C. Keogh of Brockton; dear...

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City Gathers to Observe Veterans Day

November 14, 2012
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City Gathers to Observe Veterans Day

This past Sunday, November 11th, the City of Everett gathered at the Connolly Center, in observance of Veterans Day, to honor and remember those who served in our armed forces. The annual service was attended by numerous local veterans and their families, as well as City and State officials. Speakers, including Everett High School...

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Housing Families ‘A Family Affair’ 25th Anniversary Gala

November 14, 2012
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Housing Families ‘A Family Affair’ 25th Anniversary Gala

Homeless children are sick four times more than other children, go without meals twice as much, have high obesity rates because of poor nutrition, and are two times more likely to have learning disabilities. By 12-year-old, 83% of children without homes witness a severe, violent act; over 92% of homeless mothers experience serious physical...

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner Set for Nov. 21st

November 14, 2012
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In the spirit of the holiday season and in the tradition of community celebration, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Mass Badge, and Zion Church Ministries are inviting all residents to the 2nd annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, November 21st from 6:00 to 10:00PM at the Connolly Center.   Come enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal and kick-off...

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Everett Police Investigating Shooting on Broadway

November 14, 2012
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Everett Police responding to a report of a shooting on Broadway last Monday, November 5, found the victim with gunshot wounds to the back of the neck and arm and immediately arranged for transportation to Massachusetts General Hospital. Because the investigation into the shooting is still on-going, the Everett police did not release any...

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Veteran’s Day

November 14, 2012
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This past weekend Americans stopped to remember the veterans of the wars in which we as a country have been engaged. Our debt to these men and women can never be repaid for their service.  For those of us, who never have been in the heat of battle, heard the terrifying sounds of bullets...

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The People Have Spoken : Obama, Warren, and Local Democrats Big Winners

November 14, 2012
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Ten years ago this week, Everett voters joined with the rest of the Commonwealth in electing Mitt Romney as our governor, sending him on a trajectory that would take Romney within a whisker (or two) of becoming President of the United States. But a decade later, Everett joined with the rest of Romney’s  home...

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Tide Wins Big, Now Waits : Everett Will Be Without Thanksgiving Day Football for First Time

November 14, 2012
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The 2nd ranked Everett Crimson Tide completed a 9-1 regular season last Friday, with a 54-20 win over Malden, in which virtually all of the starters were out of the game by the second half. However, the Tide will face a test unlike any they’ve faced in the past, as they prepare for their...

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