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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Police Briefs 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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11/05 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. 11/06 Ana Barahona, 35, 38 Francis St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threat to commit a crime. Santino DiGaetano, 28, 136...

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Obituaries 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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Douglas Dunn, Jr. Finance Manager Douglas W. Dunn Jr. of Framingham, formerly of Everett,  died November  9 at the Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough.  He was 73 years old. Mr. Dunn was a graduate of Boston College. He worked for several area automobile dealerships as a finance manager and also as manager at the...

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Congressman Capuano Tops the Everett Ticket Among Contested Races with 82 % – Obama, Warren Win Their Races in Everett, Medical Marijuana Wins as Well

November 8, 2012
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13,215 Everett voters helped build wins for democratic candidates across the board, as President Barack Obama and Congressman Michael Capuano won the city in their re-election bids, and U.S. Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren added to her voter totals with a strong win here as well. City Clerk Michael Matarazzo released unofficial election results at...

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Election 2012

November 7, 2012
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Election 2012

Sen. Sal DiDomenico and his son, Sal, are pictured as the Senator prepares to vote in the 2012 election at a polling place Tuesday. In the photo above left, Alturo Caiazza holds a sign in support of a candidate. Please go to the Everett Independent Web site for local election results and further coverage, www.everettindependent.com.

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Mayor Confirms There is Interest in Everett Casino

November 7, 2012
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Mayor Confirms There is Interest in Everett Casino

Mayor Carlo DeMaria this week confirmed that there have been representatives from casino companies in to Everett to look at potential sites for a resort casino, with much of the attention focused on the Monsanto property on lower Broadway. However, he also pointed out that no firm proposals have been made and no casinos...

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Dr. Omar Easy Named Vice Principal of EHS

November 7, 2012
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Dr. Omar Easy Named Vice Principal of EHS

Superintendent of Everett Public Schools Frederick F. Foresteire has announced that Dr. Omar Easy has been selected to be Vice Principal of Everett High School in January 2012.  He will replace Nicholas Venezia, who has announced he will retire at the end of December 2012. Dr. Easy has been serving as Director of Player...

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New Principal Named for Everett High School

November 7, 2012
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New Principal Named for Everett High School

At the October 15, 2012 School Committee meeting  Superintendent of Everett Public Schools Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Erick Naumann, who has been serving as Acting Principal at the High School since September, has been named to replace Louis Baldi as Principal as of January 2012.  Baldi will retire as Principal at the end...

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