Everett Human Services Providing Holiday Meals To Local Families:More than 200 Families Being Helped Through Donation Program

November 27, 2014
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Everett City Councilor John Leo McKinnon, the Everett Kiwanis Club, Everett Elks Club, the Whidden Hospital and the Craft Brewers Guild of Boston are just a few of the local organizations that have donated to the Everett Human Services department’s annual holiday meals program for local, needy families. According to Human Services Director Carolyn...

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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

November 27, 2014
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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

The Boston Harley Davidson sales and service mega-store on Revere Beach Parkway closed last week in it’s planned move to Revere’s Copeland Circle. The Revere store plans to open on Nov. 29 – Black Friday. The Everett store officially closed on Thursday, Nov. 20. For years, the only Harley dealership in the immediate vicinity...

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Executive Order on Immigration Helps Some in Everett, but Not All

November 27, 2014
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When President Barack Obama announced his executive order for illegal immigration last Thursday night, there was no shortage of Everett residents who were glued to their television sets. However, while some rejoiced at the announcement, others found profound sadness in it as they were not qualified for protection under the order and would remain...

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Police Briefs 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Monday, 10/20 Welsei Pereira, Braga, 30, 117 Main St., Everett, was arrested for being a disorderly person and resisting arrest. Kenneth Bussell, 52, 8 Freeman Ave., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Avner Mota, 23, 388 Beach St., Revere, was arrested for receiving stolen property. Jacqueline Marie Murphy, 47, 8 Dartmouth St., Everett, was arrested...

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Let’s Support Our Everett Football Team

November 18, 2014
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There have been so many “big” games during the John DiBiaso Era that it’s hard to call one bigger than the next. But this Friday night’s St. John’s Prep-Everett football game for the Division 1 North sectional certainly ranks as one of the most exciting match-ups in the program’s storied history. For starters, the...

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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...

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Pioneer Panthers take the Championship

November 18, 2014
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The Pioneer Charter School of Science Boys Soccer team won the Massachusetts Charter School Atheltic Organization (MCSAO) Championship on Saturday at Hormel Stadium in Medford with a 5-1 victory over Foxborough Regional Charter School.  The Panthers finished the regular season 12-1-1 and entered the tournament as the number one seed.  The team was led by senior...

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Sports 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Everett beats Peabody, 55-41 Tide play St. John’s Prep for North title Friday By Cary Shuman The Everett High School football team repelled a challenge from an upset-minded Peabody team, eventually prevailing in a wild 55-41 barnburner Friday night at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. The win over the Tanners sets up a dream rematch...

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Obituaries 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Anna Connor Longtime Everett resident Anna L. (Sabato) Connor, a longtime Everett resident, passed away on November 5. She was 83 years old. She was the beloved wife of Paul A. Connor, Jr.; loving mother of Laura Connor, Paul A. Connor III, Karen Connor and Susan Ford; loving sister of Marie, Margaret and the...

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Everett Bucks State, Breaks for Coakley

November 18, 2014
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Everett voters came out in large numbers last Tuesday, buoyed likely by the casino repeal vote, and in the process chose Martha Coakley for governor by 20 percentage points. Her opponent, Republican Charlie Baker, won the statewide vote by 1 percentage point – or some 30,000 votes. In Everett, 9,379 voters came to the...

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Wynn Accepts License:Delivers $85 Million Check

November 18, 2014
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Wynn Accepts License:Delivers $85 Million Check

All throughout the casino licensing process in Greater Boston, there was a huge swath of folks who nearly always contended that the Wynn Resorts company was not serious about their proposal for a Massachusetts casino. Many of those folks were, obviously, competitors, but many were just observers. Even after Wynn won the license this...

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Question 3 Defeat Draws Loud Cheers in Everett

November 18, 2014
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Question 3 Defeat Draws Loud Cheers in Everett

Statewide, the biggest news last Tuesday was the nip-and-tuck gubernatorial race, but in Everett the story of the night was Question 3 – the casino repeal vote. And as the results statewide rolled in and it appeared Question 3 was going to be defeated and the Wynn casino proposal would roll on in Everett,...

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City Begins New Master Planning Process

November 18, 2014
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The City of Everett Planning and Development Department, which successfully completed a Master Plan for the Lower Broadway neighborhood two years ago, will begin a new master planning process, for what will now be known as Commercial Triangle area of the city, tonight with the first public participation meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m....

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City of Everett to Dedicate P.O.W/M.I.A Chair at Police HQ

November 7, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie, and Veterans Commissioner Joe Hickey are pleased to announce that on Friday, November 7th at 11AM the Everett Police Department will be dedicating a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Chair at the Everett Police Department Headquarters.  The public is encouraged to attend. “The chair represents...

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Parlin Library Hosts a Presentation of Live Owls

November 7, 2014
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Just days before Halloween, on Oct. 29, the Parlin Library hosted a presentation of live owls from an organization called Wingmasters. Wingmasters serves to rescue and protect birds of prey while educating people about them. Families were very engaged in seeing the various birds. While these particular birds are healthy, they each have a...

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Mayor Tom Menino

November 7, 2014
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The passing this week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to none. The incredible outpouring of genuine sadness and respect expressed by persons from all walks of life and from stations high and low bore witness to the feelings of mutual...

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Mayor Demaria Attends Firefighter of the Year Ceremony:Two Everett Firefighters Honored

November 7, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently joined Governor Deval Patrick, Public Safety Secretary Andrea Cabral, State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan, and Everett Fire Chief David Butler to honor firefighters from ten (10) Massachusetts’ communities for heroic acts of bravery. Among those recognized Mayor DeMaria had the pleasure of congratulating Everett Firefighters Rocco Andreotti and Joseph...

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Sports 11-05-2014

November 7, 2014
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Everett advances to North semifinals EHS beats Malden High 42-21, faces former GBL foe Peabody next By Cary Shuman Who is writing the script for the Everett High football season? Back in August you would have expected coach John DiBiaso and the Crimson Tide to be preparing for a second playoff game in November....

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Obituaries 11-05-2014

November 7, 2014
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Frank Chiampi, Jr. Lifelong Everett Resident; had numerous careers Frank F. Chiampi, Jr. of Everett entered into rest on Friday, October 31 in the Massachusetts General Hospitalin Boston. He was 71 years old. Born in Everett, Frank was a life long Everett resident. He had many occupations during his lifetime. For many years he...

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Substantial Electricity Bill Increases Will Hit Residents this Month

November 7, 2014
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Constraints in the supply of natural gas to the region will lead to the largest increase in winter electric bills in decades. National Grid experts said the increases kicked in on Nov. 1 and would be reflected in this month’s bills. Rates are expected to increase a total of 37 percent through May 1,...

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Double Dancing: Everett Dancer Lands Two Parts in This Year’s Boston Ballet Nutcracker Production

November 7, 2014
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Double Dancing: Everett Dancer Lands Two Parts in This Year’s Boston Ballet Nutcracker Production

When Everett’s Vera Barrett and her daughter, Gabriella, opened up an e-mail last month from the Boston Ballet School concerning the Nutcracker casting decisions, it was more than just a surprise. It was a double surprise. That’s because in this year’s production of the Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker, 10-year-old Gabriella Barrett will not only play...

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Despite Change in T Land Sale to Wynn, Revere Mayor Still has Concerns

November 7, 2014
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One major concern for Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo has been put to rest in the MBTA land sale with Wynn Resorts on Lower Broadway, but the problems are not over for the mayor to the east. Rob DeSalvio, senior vice president of development, recently told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that recent land surveys...

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Wynn Working on Redesign of Casino Tower

November 7, 2014
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Wynn Resorts officials late last month told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that – if Question 3 is defeated – they are ready to unveil a new design for the proposed casino on Lower Broadway. The MGC had asked Wynn to redesign the tower concept that has served as the face of the project...

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Trunk-or-Treat Festivities

November 4, 2014
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Trunk-or-Treat Festivities

Amy Spalenza was dressed as a pirate, complete with eye patch, during Monday night’s 2nd Annual Trunk-or-Treat festivities in the Gateway Center. The event had a huge turnout and was primarily sponsored by the Texas Roadhouse, as well as the Everett Fire Department, among others.

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