Council on Aging Celebrates Black History Month

February 19, 2014
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Council on Aging Celebrates Black History Month

Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging recently welcomed Everett residents Dotty Gomez and Dottie Martin-Long to the Connolly Center to lead an in depth discussion in commemoration of Black History Month. Gomez and Martin- Long educated the attendees of important people and events in the history of the African- American movement that made contributions...

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Council Addresses Concerns with Park: Urges Action by City to Solve Problems

February 19, 2014
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The Everett City Council took up the issue of reported problems at Seven Acre Park last Monday (Feb. 10), after several residents who use the park came forward to voice their concerns about the park during the Council’s public comment period. According to the residents who appeared, unleashed dogs and their owners are creating...

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Police Searching for Two Men in Store Robbery: One Clerk Was Shot, Another Beaten

February 19, 2014
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Everett police are searching for two suspects in an attempted robbery and shooting that took place Monday night, Feb. 17 at the Neighborhood Convenience Store on Main Street. According to one published report, one of the store clerks was shot multiple times during the robbery, and another was beaten. Both men are expected to...

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Police Briefs 02-19-2014

February 19, 2014
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Mon., Feb. 3 Robert Clough, 62, 33 Stewart St., Everett, was arrested with 13 counts of possession of a Class B substance, Oxycodone, with intent to distribute and three counts of possession of a Class E substance wit h intent to distribute. Derek Schovanec, 36, 30 Church St., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession...

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4 X 200 Relay Team Competes at D-1 Meet

February 19, 2014
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The Everett High 4 x 200 indoor relay team of Lorentz Etienne, Dominique Brown, Eric Senibaldi, and Jonathan Pharel competed in Monday’s Division 1 State Meet at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. The meet originally had been scheduled for last Thursday, but was postponed on account of the snow storm. “The boys ran a great...

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Obituaries 02-19-2014

February 19, 2014
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Mary Wilding Longtime Everett Resident Mary P. (Labadia) Wilding, a longtime Everett resident, passed away on February 13. She was 91 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas R. Wilding; loving mother of Barbara Butler and her husband, Jim of Andover and Geroge Wilding, MD and his wife, Helen of...

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Job Shadow Day

February 13, 2014
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Job Shadow Day

The Square One Mall and Shore Educational Collaborative hosted Job Shadow Day 2014 on Feb. 3 to encourage students with disabilities to explore the workforce after graduation. Students, ages 14-22, were given a behind the scenes tour of businesses throughout the Square One Mall. From management and guest services, to health care and retail,...

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Keverian Science Teacher Wins Prestigious Award: Jacey Vaughan Will Attend National Conference in Boston

February 13, 2014
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Keverian Science Teacher Wins Prestigious Award: Jacey Vaughan Will Attend National Conference in Boston

The National Science Teachers Association (NTSA) has awarded an Everett educator with a prestigious honor and an invitation to its National Conference later this year. Jacey Vaughan, an eighth grade science teacher at the Keverian School, received a 2014 Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers. “Jacey is an outstanding young teacher and...

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Seven Acre Park Renovations Discussed at City Council Meeting

February 13, 2014
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Several councilors at Monday night’s meeting of the City Council expressed concerns about the present conditions at Seven Acre Park as well as the future renovation plans for the site. “I have heard from a number of people who cannot walk the park because of dogs running around off leashes,” Councilor Sal Sachetta told...

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City Parking: New Process for Obtaining Residential Stickers in Place

February 13, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of the Parking Clerk would like to notify residents that the new method for obtaining residential parking stickers is now in place. Now in effect, vehicle owners must visit the website everettparking.cityhallsystems.com and submit an online application in order to receive their stickers.  Once the online application is...

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They’re Not Making Land Anymore

February 13, 2014
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Benjamin Franklin once advised a friend to buy as much land as possible, “since they are not making any more of it. “  This adage seems especially true in Everett. Like all urban cities, Everett is constrained for open space and many of the large lots of land that is now coming available have...

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Snow and Cold: A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 13, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm means no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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Girls Basketball Team Falters in Tourney Quest

February 13, 2014
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The Everett High girls basketball team took two steps back in its quest to qualify for the post-season state tourney with a pair of losses this past week. The Lady Crimson Tide now stand at 7-9 on the season and need to win three of their four remaining games in order to punch a ticket for a Journey...

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Police Briefs 02-012-2014

February 13, 2014
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Sunday, 1/19 Sarah Kelly, 28, 206 Russell ST., Everett, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Taian Navarro, 30, 187 Russell ST., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Monday, 1 /20 Dale Cole, 46, 75 Littlefield St., Pawtucket, R.U., was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with suspended license and two arrest warrants. Mike...

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Basketball Game

February 5, 2014
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Basketball Game

Everett High senior Ridley Renois soars for a rebound in the Crimson Tide’s basketball game versus Malden Friday night. The Crimson Tide fell to the Tornadoes.

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Lafayette School Students Participate In Future City Competition

February 5, 2014
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Lafayette School Students Participate In Future City Competition

Lafeyette School students tackled one of the most crucial issues facing the development and sustainability of urban areas by participating in the regional portion of the Future City Competition. Held at Northeastern University the weekend of January 25, the Lafayette middle school students completed a project addressing the theme of the competition — transportation....

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Preliminary 2015 Budget Projected to Be $85 Million: Projections Are Based on Anticipated State Allocations and Enrollment Figures

February 5, 2014
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School Committee David Ela, chairman of the committee’s finance sub-committee, delivered a preliminary Fiscal Year 2015 projection to the School Committee Monday night that, if approved by the legislature, could mean more than 5.25 million in new revenues for the Everett schools. Ela was careful to point out that the early budget projections are...

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School Enrollment Figures Estimated to Climb: Likely Need for a New School Discussed

February 5, 2014
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Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella told the Everett School Committee on Monday night that population and housing demand estimates for Everett indicate that the Everett School District could enroll an additional 2,000 students by the year 2030. Those enrollment projections are at the core of Dr. Stella’s on-going work to establish a statement of...

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City Remains Strong in Campaign Against Blighted Property: ISD Makes Significant Progress on Two Offending Properties

February 5, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Director of Inspectional Services, James Soper, are pleased to report on the significant progress that ISD has made in respect to two properties in the City with multiple sanitary and building code violations, 28 Central Ave and 6 Staples Ave. The City recently has settled the process for receivership for...

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Police Briefs 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Monday, Jan. 13 Yvette Simone Fowlkes, 25, 155 Cottage St., Everett, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Tara Gray, 39, 218 High St., Brookline, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and failure to signal. Robert Hatfield Jr., 33 of 33 Cherry St., Lynn, was arrested on a...

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Girls Basketball Team Wins 3 of 4

February 5, 2014
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The Everett High girls basketball team enjoyed a successful week, winning three of its four contests. The victories boost the Lady Crimson Tide to the .500 mark at 7-7 on the season, placing Coach Tammy Turner and her crew into prime position for making a run to the state tourney, which requires a .500...

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Obituaries 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Edward Leyden, Jr. Retired Lithographer Edward F. Leyden, Jr. a 56 year resident of Everett, formerly of Revere, passed away on Sunday, February 2 after a long illness at The Villages at Willow Crossing in Mansfield, MA. He was 95 years old. Mr. Leyden was born, raised and educated in Revere and was a...

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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

January 30, 2014
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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

If the presentations last week to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) by both Greater Boston resort casino applicants were rock concerts, Mohegan Sun’s presentation could be described as a hard-driving, electrified set, while Wynn’s could be compared to an acoustic set. So different were the MGC presentations last Wednesday, Jan. 22, that – despite...

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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

January 30, 2014
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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Carolyn Lightburn, Director of Human Services, would like to extend the City’s appreciation to the Everett Foundation for Aged Persons for their generous donation to the Mayor’s Office of Human Services. The foundation presented the City with an $11,000 donation. The donation will support the Office of Human Services objective...

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