Code Enforcement Team Had Home on Their Radar, Likely Prevented Tragedy

July 21, 2018
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When the news broke that a terrible fire had broken out at 15 Morris St. on Friday, City Solicitor Keith Slattery – head of the Problem Properties Team – immediately turned on the television. After watching video on TV, he was relieved to find there was no loss of life, and he was also...

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Sand Sculpting Festival Set for Friday Kick Off

July 21, 2018
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The Revere Beach Partnership and sponsors of the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival have wowed upwards of a million visitors for the last 14 years to witness some amazing sculptures. And this year will be no exception. With more than 350 tons of special granite sand brought in last Friday from Hudson, New...

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Candidate for State Rep Adrien Releases Her Policy Manual

July 21, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for the 28th Middlesex District State Representative, has released her policy manual in advance of the Democratic Primary. It outlines what would her role as a State Representative for Everett would look like. As a dedicated professional, Adrien is devoted to uplifting our vibrant community.  Her passion for improving Everett is...

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Gateway Mall Owners Agree to Cooperate on the Bike Path, Other Amenities

July 21, 2018
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The owners of the Gateway Mall, DDR Corp., have responded to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) saying they will cooperate fully on the bike path extension and other amenities. The letter said DDR wanted to resolve the long-standing issues and did not want to take any matters to court, including the bike...

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Former City Clerk Matarazzo Speaks about New History Book

July 21, 2018
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Retired City Clerk Michael Matarazzo spoke to an audience about the history of Everett on Wednesday afternoon, July 11. Matarazzo has taken an intent interest in the City of Everett’s history, becoming Everett’s local historian, collecting artifacts, and working in conjunction with the Everett Public Libraries to preserve the city’s past. Matarazzo presented a slideshow at the...

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DiDomenico Co-Sponsors Automatic Voter Registration Bill

July 21, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. This legislation, which Sen. DiDomenico was a co-sponsor of, creates a framework in which eligible voters will be automatically registered to vote when receiving services from the Registry of Motor...

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Everett Jr Police Academy Celebrates 20th Year of Summer Programming

July 21, 2018
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The Everett Police Department (EPD) needed a better connection with the youth of the city 20 years ago, and Det. Kenny Kelley had heard about programs in other parts of the country where they conduct a police academy for kids. He thought it just might work in Everett too. He was right. The proof...

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Letter to the Editor

July 21, 2018
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Take bold steps Dear Editor: In Massachusetts, young adults make up 10 percent of the general population but nearly 30 percent of people arrested. That means a disproportionate number of our young people are coming into contact with our criminal justice system. And we must ask: what kind of criminal justice system are they...

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What President Trump Wants Us to Forget

July 21, 2018
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By now, nearly every American has seen the terrible images of children being torn from their families, heard the sound of children begging immigration officers to call their relatives. Those images and sounds are the truth of what has been happening at our border because of Donald Trump’s despicable and immoral immigration policies. Now,...

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Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

July 21, 2018
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This weekend marks the 15th annual International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach. Thousands of  Revere residents, as well as hundreds of thousands of visitors from throughout the Boston area, will flock to America’s oldest public beach to view the works of art from 15 sand sculptors from all over the world who will compete...

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Obituaries 07-18-2018

July 21, 2018
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Silvio Fallavollita Market Forge retiree and quintessential “Family Man” Silvio Fallavollita of Everett passed away on Tuesday, July 10 at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center following a brief illness. Born and raised in the Corfino section of Abruzzi, Italy, he came to live in Everett as a young man and he and his...

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Powerful Wynn Executive Sinatra to Step Down July 15

July 13, 2018
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When Kim Sinatra appeared beside Matt Maddox for Wynn Resorts’ high-stakes meeting before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in early May, many thought her to be on shaky ground with the company – though that day she appeared to be every bit in control and ingrained in the company. It is no longer the...

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New Back Door:National Grid Labor Lockout Takes Detour Through Everett Neighborhood

July 13, 2018
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A curious back door entrance to the National Grid headquarters in Malden – apparently to help avoid picketers now locked out in a contract dispute – has emerged in Everett without permits and to the disdain of Mayor Carlo DeMaria. Virtually overnight last week, National Grid cut a hole in its fence on the...

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HarborWalk Coming Together this Summer with a Finished Look

July 13, 2018
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When most landscaping plans come into shape at a new building, it takes a few years for them to mature. It’s not the case at Encore Boston Harbor, where the new HarborWalk is about 25 percent complete, and the first views reveal trees that are already 20- and 30-feet tall. “It’s going to look...

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Eversource Proposes Colorful Solution to an Ugly, Old Chain Fence

July 13, 2018
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Eversource is proposing to the Planning Board to remove the old chain link fence that has dominated the entrance to the City for decades and replace it with a new, color fence to greet visitors to Everett and the Encore Boston Harbor casino. The new fence will be located in Everett and Boston, and...

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First State Rep Forum to Take Place on July 18

July 13, 2018
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The Zion Church Ministries of Everett will play host to the first of at least two planned candidate forums for the state representative race on July 18. Zion Church’s Bishop Robert Brown announced that his church would host a Coffee with the Candidats forum on Weds., July 18, at 7 p.m. The forum will...

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Cambridge Health Alliance Physician and Former Rock Climber Answers Hiking Questions

July 13, 2018
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Short day hikes are an excellent way to bring friends and family together to get a little exercise and enjoy the outdoors. Leaving the cell phone, television and stresses of everyday life behind and venturing out into the wilderness will also help to increase happiness and improve your overall quality of life. CHA’s Director...

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From the Mayor’s Office

July 13, 2018
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THE SHUTE LIBRARY OFFERS NEW SUMMER KIDS PROGRAM The Shute Children’s Librarian will provide cardboard and an assortment of duct tape in bright colors that can be used to create and invent something unique.  Best suited for ages 6 and up, this program will take place in the Children’s Craft Room from 3:15 to...

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GerlyAdrien Invites You to 29th Birthday and Campaign Kickoff Celebration July 28

July 13, 2018
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GerlyAdrien, candidate for state representative in the upcoming Democratic primary, is more than thrilled to invite everyone to her 29th Birthday and Campaign Kickoff Celebration. The event will be held on Saturday, July 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Village Bar and Grille, located at 38 Norman St. All are invited, free to attend. As...

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Everett Begins District 12 Tournament with a 8-0 Win Over Somerville

July 13, 2018
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With the season now over after the White Sox claimed the Major League championship, Everett Little League’s 12U All Stars began play for the District 12 Tournament this past week. The route to the Williamsport Tournament launched with a bang, as Everett dominated Somerville, 8-0, on Thursday, July 5, at the Lewis Monk Field...

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Letters to the Editor

July 13, 2018
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A clear, fair process Dear Editor: Over the last few weeks, I’ve had some great conversations with Middlesex County Police Chiefs about the collaboration between law enforcement and the District Attorney’s Office. Over the course of my career, I have worked closely with law enforcement partners at homicide scenes, in the courtroom, and developing...

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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...

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Make the Most of Summer

July 13, 2018
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My father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words to mind is the realization that the long, hot summer is upon us. With school out and the excitement of the...

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Obituaries 07-11-2018

July 13, 2018
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Carmine Charles ‘Charlie’ Muollo Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Carmine Charles “Charlie” Muollo of Salem, NH died at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston on June 28. He was 89 years old. Born in Everett, he graduated from Everett High School and worked for HK Porter, Somerville, from 1953 to 1989 as manager of the...

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