School’s Back: So Be Careful Driving on Our Streets

August 28, 2013
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School either already has begun or will be back in session shortly in communities  all across the state — and that means motorists who have become accustomed to child-free streets during the morning commute once again must become eagle-eyed and on the lookout for children and school buses on our roadways. The start of...

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Obituaries 08-28-2013

August 28, 2013
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John McGrath Of Brookline, formerly of Everett John A. McGrath of Brookline, formerly of Everett, died on August 17. He was the son of Jean (Martocchio) and the late John and brother of Stacy, all of Brookline. He is also survived by many beloved friends and family members. Interment will be in the Bourne...

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Mayor Attends City Works BBQ & Art Show

August 21, 2013
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Mayor Attends City Works BBQ & Art Show

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently had the privilege of joining over 100 of Everett’s youth, who are attending the City Works Summer Program, at the camp’s annual summer barbecue and art show. The Mayor spoke to the group about Everett Pride, and about the importance of valuing and respecting ones’ community.  He expressed that Everett...

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Tuesday, August 27 Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

August 21, 2013
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Tuesday, August 27 Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Everett Public Schools will open for the 2013-2014 school year on Tuesday, August 27th  for all students in Grades One through Eight, as well as all Grade Nine students attending Everett High School for the first time.  They should report to their respective schools no later than 7:45...

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Everett Returns to Everett: Long Lost Medals of Vine Street Man Killed in World War II Reunited with MacDonald Family

August 21, 2013
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Everett Returns to Everett: Long Lost Medals of Vine Street Man Killed in World War II Reunited with MacDonald Family

A few years ago, in a far-flung little town in Washington state, a family was going through the belongings of their recently deceased mother. In the bottom of a long-forgotten trunk far up in the attic, they came across a shoebox. Inside of that shoebox were the only accommodations left on Earth that recalled...

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Bold Request: DeMaria Proposes Redevelopment Authority, Urban Renewal Plan

August 21, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his administrative team made a bold request Monday night before a Joint Convention of the Common Council and Board of Aldermen, to establish a new Everett Redevelopment Authority and an accompanying Urban Renewal Plan for the Lower Broadway neighborhood. According to the administration and planning and development department, the new...

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Worth Reading

August 21, 2013
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For the last few weeks, there has been a series of articles introducing the various personnel and departments at City Hall. No doubt most residents may think that there is very little that they need to do  at City Hall. And in many cases, this is probably correct. However, the reality is that at...

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Police Briefs 08-21-2013

August 21, 2013
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8/5 Tanya Stephens, 28, 26 Raymond Rd., Revere, was arrested on warrants. Santos Valle-Lopez, 28, 18 Swan St., Everett, was arrested for uttering counterfeit note, possessing counterfeit bills. 8/6 Fabio Faria, 26, 181 Bucknam St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Rudy Martinez, 26, 23 Russell St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Leimnair...

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Obituaries 08-21-2013

August 21, 2013
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Maximiliana Maldonado Retired Nurse’s Aide Maximiliana D. (Dominguez) Maldonado of Everett died at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers on August 16.  She was 86 years old. Born in Peru, she was a nurse’s aide who retired from the Massachusetts State Hospitals. She was the beloved and devoted mother of Roland D. Hughes, Esq....

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First Lady Stacy Demaria Visits City Works Summer Program

August 14, 2013
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First Lady Stacy Demaria Visits City Works Summer Program

Last week First Lady, Stacy DeMaria, Chairperson of the Everett Beautification Committee, visited with the City Works Summer Program.  Mrs. DeMaria and the campers worked together and planted flowers outside of the Samuel Gentile Recreation Center. During her visit, Mrs. DeMaria also discussed the importance of community involvement and maintaining a clean and beautiful...

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Bullying Everett: Demaria Affirms Everett as Sole Host Community in Proposed Casino Project

August 14, 2013
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Bullying  Everett: Demaria Affirms Everett as Sole Host Community in Proposed Casino Project

Mayor Carlo DeMaria called on the mayors of Boston and Somerville to stop their attempts to block or slow down the proposed Everett casino development last Friday morning, saying their actions are hypocritical and obstructionist. “It is no secret that Mayor Menino, a man I hold deep respect for, holds a great deal of...

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DeMaria Camp Says Debate Being Delayed by Van Campen

August 14, 2013
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Campaign consultant Jim Spencer, who has been hired by Mayor Carlo DeMaria to help with the Mayor’s re-election campaign, said this past week that as far as he is concerned the only reason that a debate has not been scheduled between the Mayoral candidates to this point, is that Alderman Robert Van Campen, one...

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Matewsky Says He Will Not Resign Council Seat: Former Campaign Worker Says New State Rep is ‘double-dipping’

August 14, 2013
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State Representative Wayne Matewsky said this week that he has changed his mind and decided against resigning from his city council seat, and said that he will continue to serve in both capacities between now and the end of the term, on December 31, 2013, when the new form of government ends and a...

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City of Everett Receives Fy13 Community Development Block Grant

August 14, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is excited to announce that the City of Everett was recently awarded $900,000 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from fiscal year 2013.  CDBG is a program created by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development...

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War of Words on Casino

August 14, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s press conference last Friday about Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s  assertion that the Wynn Resorts is using Boston roads in their development plan has certainly raised the stakes for the Wynn casino proposal. The rhetoric between DeMaria, Menino, and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone shows how contentious this development has become among these...

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Everett Scholarships

August 14, 2013
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More than $135,000 in scholarships were awarded to 121 Everett High School students at the end of the school year in the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts. We want to thank the individuals, organizations, and corporations who gave the money to fund these scholarships.   With the cost of higher education getting...

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Police Briefs 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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7/29 Jorge Delgado, 17, 84 Bow St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. 7/30 Jose Barrientos, 35, 132 Chelsea St., Everett, was arrested for being in violation of protective order. Gregg Snyder Jr., 27, 9 Valley St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the Influence of Drugs. Jesse Tapia, 39, 14 Hawthorne...

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Obituaries 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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Kimberly Renee Johnson Of Boston Kimberly Renee Johnson of Boston died on August 8. The loving mother of Ronty Tinsely and Kemari Johnson, she was the beloved daughter of Angela Johnson and the late John Johnson; loving sister of Noel Johnson and his wife, Lita, John Johnson, Jr. and his wife, Julie, Dale Johnson...

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Summer City Works Participates in Community Service

August 7, 2013
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Summer City Works Participates in Community Service

Recently over 100 of Everett’s youth, who are attending the City Works summer camp, assisted the Everett Police Department in washing the EPD vehicles.  Camp members and counselors washed the vehicles in an effort to teach the youth about the importance of community participation and community service. “The main objective of the community service...

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Everett High School Scholarship Awards Night

August 7, 2013
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Everett High School Scholarship Awards Night

Multiple scholarship recipient Rebecca Merriman is pictured with her parents, Susan and David, and her grandmother, Louise Downing, at the 2013 Everett High School Scholarship Awards Night inside the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts. The scholarship awards night is one of the most anticipated events on the EHS calendar, as 121...

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Mayoral Debates Still Not Scheduled: with Five Weeks to Go Before the Mayoral Primary, No Debates Have Been Scheduled

August 7, 2013
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More than two months have passed since all of the candidates in the Mayor’s race have emerged. However, there still has been no announcement of a single debate between the three candidates for mayor, including any announcement from incumbent Mayor Carlo DeMaria. To be fair to all three candidates, this summer has been a...

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Boston Pols Continue to Eye Wynn Proposal Suspiciously

August 7, 2013
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The subject of a proposed resort casino development in Everett has evolved quite dramatically in the past nine months. In November, nearly any politico who was paying attention to casino development in Massachusetts had determined that the lone resort casino license for the Greater Boston area was going to be awarded to the group...

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Ballot Positions Set for Upcoming Sept. Election

August 7, 2013
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Candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor in Wards Two, Five and Six gathered at the City Clerk’s Office on Monday August 5th to witness the drawing to determine the ballot position of their names for the upcoming September 17th City Preliminary Election. The new City Charter requires that ballot position be determined by lottery....

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August is Here

August 7, 2013
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Yes, the days have become noticeably shorter and there has been a chill in the air at night. And when the calendar turns to August, as it has, it’s sort of a signal that the new school year is not that far away and soon another summer will be in the books. But the...

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