Welcome to Everett!

April 7, 2015
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Everett is a wonderful place to call home. There are so many nice places to shop for thousands of items, and tasty gourmet restaurants with yummy and luscious food to munch. Throughout the city, Everett’s public schools are packed with students whom are fascinated by the joy of learning.  Sweet and peaceful young children...

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Middlesex District Attorney Honored

April 7, 2015
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Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan was recently honored by Portal To Hope (“PTH”), an award-winning nonprofit organization that serves people whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence and related assault crimes.  Having served more than thirty years as a prosecutor, District Attorney Ryan has a dedicated career in seeking justice for victims of...

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EHS Softball Team to Open Season Saturday

April 7, 2015
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Hopes are high for the Everett High softball team for the 2015 season (if it ever gets underway). Coach Stacy Poste’s Lady Crimson Tide, who compiled a 13-9 overall record last year, which included a victory in the state tournament over Billerica before falling to Concord-Carlisle (which made it to the Division 1 North finals),...

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Obituaries 04-08-2015

April 7, 2015
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Laurie Lynn D’Onofrio Her presence enriched many lives Laurie Lynn (Topham) D’Onofrio died peacefully at home on March 31 surrounded by those she loved. She was 45 years old. Born in Methuen, she spent her childhood years in Salem, NH where she attended local schools. Throughout her life Laurie was a gentle, compassionate person,...

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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

April 2, 2015
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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

As per tradition, a senior member of the National Honor Society passes a candle to a new member. Here, senior member Nicole Pierre (left) passes the NHS candle and a handshake to Andrea Battaglia (right) during last Wednesday’s NHS Induction ceremony at Everett High School’s Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts.

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It’s a Slam Dunk

April 2, 2015
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It’s a Slam Dunk

SkyZone in Everett is currently hosting a March Madness-inspired slam-dunk contest using its trampolines and basketball hoops. The event essentially highlights the best slam-dunks made at SkyZone. Guests must film themselves performing their best slam dunk and post it to Twitter and/or Instagram with the hashtag #SkySlamMadness and #SkyZoneEverett. The grand prize winner receives $10,000...

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VCA Everett Animal Hospital and Everett Board of Health Holds Annual Rabies Clinic

April 2, 2015
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VCA Everett Animal Hospital and Everett Board of Health Holds Annual Rabies Clinic

The VCA Everett Animal Hospital on Chelsea Street and the Everett Board of Health held their annual rabies clinic for dogs and cats on Friday evening after hours from 6-7 PM. Approximately fifty people showed up so their pets could receive the vaccine at a discount. The rabies vaccine is a law mandated shot...

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Everett Police Recover Huge Heroin Stash

April 2, 2015
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Everett Police Recover Huge Heroin Stash

Three men are each being held on $1 million cash bail following their arraignments recently in Malden District Court after being arrested allegedly in possession of 14 kilos of heroin discovered during a traffic stop in Everett. Judge Emily Karstetter imposed the following conditions should the defendants post bail: surrender passports, not travel outside...

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Police Make Arrest in Case Of Woman Found in Driveway: Suspect Being Held in Alleged Rape of Victim, Investigation Continues

April 2, 2015
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An 18-year old Everett man is being held this week in connection with the alleged rape of an 18-year old Everett woman who was found unconscious in a driveway in the early morning hours of March 7. According to Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s office, Sami Sherif, 18, of Everett was ordered held...

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Everett Woman Convicted for Swindling Belmont Senior Citizen

April 2, 2015
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Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Kathryn Christopher, 67, of Everett, was found guilty recently on a charge of obtaining a signature by false pretense. Middlesex Superior Court Judge Thomas Billings sentenced Christopher to 5 years probation with conditions to include that she not work with/ care for anyone over the age...

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Mclaughlin Makes It Official: He’s Running for Ward 6

April 2, 2015
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Mclaughlin Makes It Official: He’s Running for Ward 6

Former Common Councillor Michael McLaughlin officially announced this past Monday that he will be running for Ward 6 City Council in the coming city election. “I’m ready to kick it off again,” he said. “The night I lost it was tough. I wiped the dirt and dust off and got ready for another day....

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Police Briefs 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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Mon., 3/16 Pablo Soares, 20, 9 Warren Ave., Woburn, was arrested for illegal possession of a Class B substance and with carrying a knife. Tues., 3/17 Juan Carlos Murcia Cheve, 24, 527 Bennington St., East Boston, was arrested with operating under the influence of liquor, speeding and with unlicensed operation of motor vehicle. Wed.,...

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Happy Passover

April 2, 2015
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We wish the members of the Jewish community a Happy Passover as the holiday begins at sundown Friday and continues for the next eight days. The celebration commences with Jewish families sitting down for the traditional Seder meal. Children have a special role in the Seder, with the youngest child at the table being...

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Easter Sunday

April 2, 2015
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On Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a few years back and...

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Obituaries 04-01-2015

April 2, 2015
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Romeo ‘Roy’ Manganiello Skilled carpenter and avid golfer Romeo J. “Roy” Manganiello, a lifelong resident of Everett, entered into rest on  March 28 in the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading. He was 94 years old. Born in Everett, Roy was a skilled carpenter by profession, an avid golfer and a US Navy veteran...

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Parlin School Hosts a Successful Family Arts Night

March 25, 2015
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Parlin School Hosts a Successful Family Arts Night

The Parlin School recently held a Family Arts Night, where artworks by students from every grade were displayed for their families and classmates to enjoy. Teachers also displayed paintings and ceramics, while students and family members had opportunities to create their own drawings. Led by art teacher Laura Nash and PTO President Jennifer Costa-Rocco,...

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Everett Police Announce Passing of K-9 Warner

March 25, 2015
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Everett Police Announce Passing of K-9 Warner

On March 10, 2015, Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie announced the passing of K-9 Warner, an explosive ordinance detection dog who served the City of Everett, the police department and many other surrounding communities for 9 years. K-9 Warner had retired from service in 2014 and spent his retirement at the home...

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Distracted to Death: Texting Law Hard to Enforce Despite Increasing Dangers

March 25, 2015
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Distracted to Death: Texting Law Hard to Enforce Despite Increasing Dangers

As the state’s texting and driving law hits its five-year anniversary, texting and driving – or phone distractions of any type – are a sight more common than ever on streets and highways. More often than not, at any busy intersection, one can observe driver after driver passing by with one eye on the...

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Council Supports ‘Letter of Interest’ in Everett High School Expansion Project

March 25, 2015
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The Everett City Council voted unanimously Monday night to support and authorize a Statement of Interest letter from Superintendent Frederick Foresteire to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), outlining the district’s already growing need to expand Everett High School. According to Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella, who was present to answer questions at Monday...

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Mayor DeMaria and City of Everett to Hold Everett Works

March 25, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett would like to invite all Everett residents to Everett Works: A Labor Trade Fair.  Everett Works is an initiative of Mayor DeMaria to connect Everett residents with trade careers that will work on future economic developments in the City, specifically Wynn Everett. The fair will take...

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Irish Night Celebration

March 25, 2015
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Senator Sal DiDomenico and Council President Fred Capone joining honoree Representative Joseph McGonagle at this year’s Saugus-Everett Elks Irish Night to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Senator Sal DiDomenico  joined St. Patrick’s Day host Senator Linda Dorcena Forry at the Annual South Boston Breakfast last weekend.  Senator DiDomenico also had a turn at the microphone to introduce his...

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Council: Briefs

March 25, 2015
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Housing Production Plan approved The Everett City Council voted unanimously Monday night to endorse the findings and recommendations of the city’s recently completed Everett Housing Production Plan, clearing the path for the plan to be reviewed by the state and implemented by the Department of Housing and Community Development. According to Planning and Development...

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Senator Sal DiDomenico Appointed to Council of State Governments

March 25, 2015
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Senator Sal DiDomenico has been appointed by Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D- Amherst) to serve on the Eastern Region Committee on Budget and Tax for the Council of State Governments and the Committee on Budget and Revenue for the National Conference on State Legislatures.  Senator DiDomenico will represent Massachusetts at national conferences with legislators...

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Everett High Baseball Team Practicing Indoors for Season Opener in April

March 25, 2015
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The leaders of the 2015 Everett High varsity baseball team, pictured at an indoor workout in the school gymnasium, from left, assistant coach Joe Lento Sr., captain Justin Johnson, captain Lawrence Falter, and head coach Joe Lento Jr. The leading candidates for starting outfield positions on the Everett High School varsity baseball team are...

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