Eagle Bank Celebrates 125 Years

May 20, 2014
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Eagle Bank Celebrates 125 Years

Eagle Bank celebrated its 125th anniversary on May 11. Formerly Everett Savings Bank, the mutual savings bank opened on May 11, 1889. The first deposit was for $15 and made by the son of the first president of the bank. On the first day of operations, Everett Savings Bank took in more than $4,000...

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Two School Improvement Projects Start This Summer

May 20, 2014
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The Everett School Committee approved two major school renovation/maintenance projects to take place this summer, with a combined price tag of more than $3 million. Both projects will take place during the summer months, when school is not in session, but one of the projects will require an early end to the school year...

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2013-2014 Golden Apple Nominees Announced: School Department Recognizes 19 Teachers

May 20, 2014
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The Everett School Committee took time Monday night to recognize the 19 teachers across the Everett School District who were nominated by their peers and supervisors as Golden Apple Award Nominees, as friends and family looked on from the audience. The teachers represent the best that the Everett Schools has to offer it students...

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Memorial Day Services to Be Held at Glenwood Cemetery: Services to Begin at 10:00am

May 20, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Veterans Services Commissioner Joe Hickey, would like to invite all residents to join the City’s veteran community on Monday, May 26th for its annual Memorial Day Service at the Glenwood Cemetery, at the Gazebo. Veterans and guests will assemble at the front gate of the cemetery at 9:30 am and...

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School Committee Donates John Jr. Statue to Kennedy Museum in Hyannis

May 20, 2014
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The Everett School Committee, by unanimous vote on Monday night dedicated the life sized sculpture of John F. Kennedy Jr., which was sculpted by local artist Richard Armaro on behalf of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Richard Aliberti, also of Everett. The Aliberti’s had commissioned their son to create the sculpture after the death...

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Observe Memorial Day

May 20, 2014
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Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching.  For many residents, this weekend symbolizes the beginning of the summer.  There will be a day off from work or school.  There will be cookouts and celebrations.  There will be a respite from our harried schedules of work and life with our children. However, Memorial Day has a...

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GBL Title on Line Today for Ehs Baseball

May 20, 2014
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The Everett High baseball team will be shooting for at least a share of the Greater Boston League title when the Crimson Tide host Medford today (Wednesday) at 4:00 at Glendale Park. Coach Joe Lento’s squad stands at 5-2 in the GBL entering the contest. Medford was 5-1 as of Monday and still had to...

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Obituaries 05-21-2014

May 20, 2014
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Gregg O’Brien Avid Veterans Advocate Gregg C. O’Brien of Everett passed away unexpectedly on May 10. He was 37 years old. A US Army veteran who served in the Afghanistan War, Gregg was an avid advocate for veterans. He was the beloved husband of Siobhan H. (Doherty) O’Brien; father of Alanna and Loralei O’Brien,...

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Century Bank Donates to the Everett Adult Learning Center

May 13, 2014
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Century Bank Donates to the Everett Adult Learning Center

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that Century Bank has made a donation of $500 to the Office of Human Services. This donation will be used to support the Everett Adult Learning Center. Currently, there are 128 adults taking English as a Second Language classes and there are 196 students on the waiting list. Laura DiFava,...

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Everett Launches Innovative Reading Challenge Using Mobile Devices: City Teams with Footsteps2brilliance to Boost Literacy

May 13, 2014
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Everett Launches Innovative Reading Challenge Using Mobile Devices: City Teams with Footsteps2brilliance to Boost Literacy

The City of Everett and the Everett Public Schools (EPS) are partnering with an innovative early-learning company to help bolster literacy efforts and accelerate student achievement during the vital years between pre-school and third grade. Footsteps2Brilliance, Inc. is providing every family in Everett with free access to a mobile technology platform providing eBooks and...

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Everett Kiwanis Builders Club Raises $700 For Pediatric Trauma Institute at Tufts

May 13, 2014
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Everett Kiwanis Builders Club Raises $700 For Pediatric Trauma Institute at Tufts

Everett Kiwanis President Matt Laidlaw, Kiwanis Board Member Ersilia Matarazzo, and Revere Kiwainis Board Member, Pam Anderson, are pictured with the Everett Kiwanis Builders Club Members from the Madeline English School, Ms. Judy Harrington, EPS Teacher and Builders Club Advisor, and Victoria Guerina, Program Specialist on a trip to the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute (KPTI) at Tufts...

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Planning Board to Consider Medical Marijuana Zoning Amendments: Will Take up New Draft Ordinance at next Meeting

May 13, 2014
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The Everett Planning Board on Monday received a revised zoning ordinance for the purpose of siting possible future medical marijuana dispensaries and operations within the city after the city’s outside legal counsel reviewed the original draft ordinance and suggested several changes. The draft ordinance, which is necessary to help the city plan for and...

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The House of Representatives Votes Favorably to Fund Everett’s Edward G. Connelly Center

May 13, 2014
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With the cooperation and leadership of Everett’s Mayor Carlo DeMaria, State Representative Wayne Matewsky, House Ways & Means Chairmen, Brian Dempsey, House Leader, Paul Donato (Medford), Mystic Valley Elderly Affairs Director, Dan O’Leary, and Everett’s Counsel on Aging Director, Carolyn Lightburn, accumulatively and collectively joined together to advance an amendment to provide funding for...

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Thank You ‘E’ Club of Everett for Your Funding of Scholarships

May 13, 2014
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The ‘E Club of Everett will hold its annual Scholarship Awards Dinner next week at which time eleven outstanding Everett High School students will receive scholarships to help defray the costs of their continuing education. The dinner is always a great and festive event as all “E” Club functions are. Executive Director Vincent Ragucci...

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EHS Softball Team Pounds Somerville, 17-2

May 13, 2014
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The Everett High softball team parlayed a strong pitching performance by Sydnee Bessler and wielded some heavy lumber to cruise to a runaway 17-2 victory over Somerville last week. Bessler went all the way in the pitching circle, fanning 11 enemy batters and yielding just three hits and no earned runs in the route-going seven...

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Obituaries 05-14-2014

May 13, 2014
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George Edwards, Jr. Retired Teacher; Of Florida, formerly of Everett George M. Edwards, Jr. of Fleming Island, Florida, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on May 12 at home in Florida surrounded by his loving family. He was 92 years old. Born in Malden, George lived in Everett for many, many years before moving...

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Ferry Street Ink Helping Autism Awareness Month

May 7, 2014
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Ferry Street Ink Helping Autism Awareness Month

Shawn Coyle (front row, right), owner of Ferry Street Ink, made a generous donation to a local family following his volunteer fundraising efforts during Autism Awareness Month. Shawn is pictured with his son, Shane Coyle (center), and Teresa Newman (left), along with members of the Jepson family and the Ferry Ink staff, at the tattoo...

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High Court Hears Arguments on Important Ballot Question

May 7, 2014
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High Court Hears Arguments on Important Ballot Question

The state Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard arguments on Monday in Boston’s Adams Courthouse concerning a subplot to the casino licensing process that is becoming ever more important as the days go by – that subplot being whether or not a binding statewide ballot question on casinos can go to voters this November. The...

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Student Safety: School Committee Adopts New Fingerprint Policy for Employees, Volunteers

May 7, 2014
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The Everett School Committee adopted a new fingerprint based criminal background check policy Monday night, aimed at complying with a new state law and ensuring even greater security for children in schools. “Basically, anyone who may come into unsupervised contact with children will now have to submit to a fingerprint based criminal history check...

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Memorial Day Services to Be Held at Glenwood Cemetery

May 7, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Veterans Services Commissioner Joe Hickey, would like to invite all residents to join the City’s veteran community on Monday, May 26th for its annual Memorial Day Service. Join us in remembering and honoring the men and women who served our country and paid the ultimate sacrifice.  This year’s service will...

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Wounded Vet Run

May 7, 2014
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Congratulations to State Rep. Carlo Basile, Andrew Biggio and all the Wounded Vet Run organizers for another job well done. As in years past the Wounded Vet Run Sunday, April 27 that brought 3,000 motorcycles through the area to raise money to for Cpl. Andy Kingsley, Cpl. Kevin Dubois and MSGT. Joseph Deslauriers was...

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Police Briefs 05-07-2014

May 7, 2014
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Monday, 4/14 Steven Harrington, 37, 11 Sycamore Rd., Wakefield, was arrested for armed robbery while masked. Tuesday, 4/15 Mark Ciulla, 45, 34 Parker St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, 4/16 Lisa Rossetti, 44, 36 Roosevelt St., Revere, was arrested for three counts of threatening to commit a crime; assault and battery on...

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Falter Wins Fourth for EHS Baseball

May 7, 2014
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The Everett High baseball team pulled out a victory in the late innings, but then fell victim to another last-inning rally by an opponent in a split of its two games this past week. In an 8-5 triumph over Greater Boston League rival Malden last Monday, the Crimson Tide  rallied for four runs in...

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Obituaries 05-07-2014

May 7, 2014
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Edith Miller Of Peabody, formerly of Saugus and Everett Edith (Olivieri) Miller of Peabody, formerly of Saugus and Everett, passed away on May 4. She was 90 years old. She was the beloved wife for more than 50 years of the late Charles R. Miller; loving mother of Dorothy and her husband, Hugh Kelleher,...

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