Tide Back to Winning with 51-30 Rout of Cambridge

October 11, 2012
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One week after losing their first game in more than three years, the Everett Crimson Tide got a stellar offensive performance and some timely defense in a lopsided 51-30 rout of GBL opponent Cambridge, improving to 4-1 on the season. Running back Jakarrie Washington led the way with three rushing touchdowns and two receiving...

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Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Charlotte Anna Bessler Homemaker Charlotte Anna (Bakeman) Bessler of Tewksbury, formerly of Everett, died on October 8 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill.  She was 89 years old. A homemaker, born in Everett and a lifelong resident of Everett until settling in Tewksbury a few years ago, she was the beloved wife...

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2012 Cityfest: Huge Success; Hundreds Attend and Celebrate Everett City Pride

October 4, 2012
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2012 Cityfest: Huge Success; Hundreds Attend and Celebrate Everett City Pride

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. would like to thank all who attended and participated in this year’s Cityfest celebration. Hundreds of residents joined together to support local businesses and organizations and enjoy amazing performances and entertainment. This year’s headlining act, Tavares, delivered an outstanding performance, marking the end to a truly memorable day.

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Misidentification of Sober Home Riles Residents Problems at the Site Acknowledged

October 4, 2012
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When Alderman Michael Marchese called out the owners, managers and residents of a sober home on Gladstone Street during last week‘s Board of Aldermen meeting, neighbors of the alleged sober home were happy that someone was paying attention. They just wish he had cited the correct address. According to a homeowner on the street,...

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City Hall Likely to Stay Closed on Fridays Solicitor Explains Mayor’s Plans for New City Hall Hours

October 4, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, in written correspondence to the Common Council Monday night, notified the body that the city is currently working on a plan that would permanently keep city hall closed on Fridays going forward and explained that the move was being made to allow city hall to open longer on Mondays and Thursdays...

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City to Institute Veteran Work Program

October 4, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Veteran Services Director, Joe Hickey, are currently in the planning stages for the creation of a Veterans’ Work Program.  Under the Valor Act, Everett is permitted to establish such a program that allows local Veterans to provide services to the City in exchange for a reduction in their property...

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Progress Continues on Lower Broadway Project

October 4, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development recently held a public meeting to discuss the proposed Lower Broadway Project.  Representatives from the planning firm, Sasaki Associates, Inc., were in attendance and presented the data and background of their existing conditions analysis.  The firm also unveiled two possible long-term renovation scenarios...

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Columbus Day

October 4, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He...

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Register to Vote

October 4, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...

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Crimson Tide Will Recover

October 4, 2012
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The weekend loss by the Crimson Tide football team was not expected but now that it has happened, at least the inevitable has finally occurred and the football players can put the loss out of mind and get on with another championship season. You have to lose one sometime – better now than later...

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Streak is Stopped : Crimson Tide’s 28-game Win Streak Washed Away in 13-7 Double-overtime Loss to Barnstable

October 4, 2012
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The Everett Crimson Tide battled Barnstable in the rain last Friday night, as well as their own mistakes, and came up on the wrong side of a 13-7 double-overtime decision that ended their 28-game win streak and put their hopes for a third consecutive state championship in doubt. Heading into the game Friday night...

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Obituaries 10-03-2012

October 4, 2012
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Maria Lombardi Worked for Stone & Webster Engineering Maria A. (Parrella) Lombardi of Methuen, formerly of Braintree, died at home on September 30.  She was 64 years old. Born in Cassano, Caudino, Avellino, Italy, she lived in Braintree for many years before settling in Methuen. She held an Associates Degree from Northeastern University and...

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EHS Homecoming King and Queen

September 26, 2012
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EHS Homecoming King and Queen

Pictured (L-r) Kayla Ringdahl Fausline Lachapelle, Queen Janyne Sierra, King Caio Simao, Courtney Stevens  and Tien Tran. And there you have them, the king and his court for the annual Everett Homecoming which was held over the weekend and which attracted thousands. Everett’s Homecoming continues to be one of the most heralded in Eastern...

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Aldermen Okay Funds to Fix Broken Culvert

September 26, 2012
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Members of Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s administration appeared before the Board of Aldermen Monday night to request an emergency declaration over a broken drainage culvert in the area of Boston Market Terminal, near the New England Produce Center, which is endangering the health and safety of residents and businesses in the immediate area and beyond....

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Crimson Tide Notebook

September 26, 2012
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St. John’s Prep coach Jim O’Leary said afterwards, “It was a good high school football game and clearly they’re still the best team in the state and I believe that. It’s great to come down here and play in this atmosphere. It was a hard-fought game.” Branden Toussaint, who is listed at 6-5 and...

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Mayor’s Ward Meetings Start October 3

September 26, 2012
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A reminder to all residents of the upcoming Ward by Ward Community Meetings.  The Mayor is eager to continue discussions with residents and business owners in convenient settings throughout the City.  Key Department Heads will be present to answer questions and address concerns.  All meetings are open to the public and are not specific...

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Aldermen Question Restaurant Depot

September 26, 2012
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The manager of the Restaurant Depot on Revere Beach Parkway was called before the Board of Aldermen Monday night to answer for complaints from neighbors that truckers making deliveries to his business are disturbing the peace during the overnight hours and that shoppers at the big box store are leaving trash strewn about the...

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Sober House Near Whittier School Gets the Attention of Aldermen

September 26, 2012
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Alderman Michael Marchese on Monday night asked his fellow board members to join him in attempting to stem the activities surrounding an alleged sober house located at 13-15 Gladstone Street, directly across from the Whittier School, where suspected drug activity has been witnessed and reported by local residents. “I don’t know how sober the...

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Graciano Steps Up for Defense

September 26, 2012
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The Everett High football team needed a big play on defense but Omar Graciano went one better: he made two. Graciano, the Crimson Tide’s 6-foot-4, 195-pound defensive end, made successive gems on a crucial series of downs in the fourth quarter to help Everett preserve its lead and go on to earn a hard-fought...

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The Homecoming

September 26, 2012
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With each successive Homecoming, Everett shows itself to be a community with deep pride. Homecoming is all about kids, parents, schoolteachers, administrators, athletes, cheerleaders, elected public officials and residents of this city in huge numbers. Homecoming is about tradition and caring. Again, Homecoming is mostly about pride. It is also about Superintendent of Schools...

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The Day of Atonement

September 26, 2012
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Wednesday will mark the Jewish High Holiday of Yom Kippur. For Jews this is the most sacred and holy day of the year, when God closes the Book of Life after deciding whose names get written into it. The Day of Atonement is indeed the moment all Jews are asked to atone for the...

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Tide Rolls over St. John’s Prep, 19-7

September 26, 2012
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The Everett Crimson Tide scored on its first possession of each half and rode a stout defense in the second half to a 19-7 victory over rival St. John’s Prep, last Saturday afternoon at Everett Memorial Stadium to move to 3-0 on the season. “We got a good drive to open the game and...

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Police Briefs 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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Tuesday, September 11 Ryan Thomas Libby, 23, of 214 Ferry Street was charged with domestic assault & battery. Wednesday, September 12 Adriana Maris Calderon, 19, of 24 Carter Street was charged with two counts of assault & battery with a dangerous weapon; and reckless endangerment of a child. Maynor Ramirez, 32, of 19 Arlington...

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Obituaries 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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Thomas Kelley Chelsea Resident Thomas F. Kelley of Chelsea died on September 20. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Walsh); loving father of James F. of South Carolina and Peter T. of Chelsea; brother of the late Charles H. and Edward J. and is also survived by two grandchildren. Funeral...

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