City Seeks Candidate for School Nurse Positions

March 10, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and The Everett Health Department are currently seeking candidates for full time School Nurse positions. Candidates must be a Registered Nurse, currently licensed with the Massachusetts Board of Registration.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred. Candidates must possess a current certification in CPR and First Aid from a recognized provider....

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Letter to the Editor

March 10, 2015
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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CITIZENS OF EVERETT First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers go out to the female student from Everett High School who was injured over the weekend as well as to her family. Within the past several days, two different situations involving students in the Everett public schools have caused...

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21st Annual Brian J. Mcgonagle Tournament

March 10, 2015
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On Sunday, March 1, the 21st annual Brian J. McGonagle tournament was held at Emmons-Horrigan-O’Neil Rink in Charlestown where the Revere/Everett Youth Hockey teams traveled to play teams from Charlestown and the area for three days to see who was best. The Revere/Everett Squirt team took home second place and the Charlestown Mite team...

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Mayor Demaria Launches Everett Fitness Challenge

March 10, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the City of Everett has joined the PHIT America Initiative, a national organization aimed at fighting the obesity and sedentary crisis through education, legislation, and local programming.  As part of the initiative, the Mayor, along with Energize Everett and the new Everett Community Health and Wellness...

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Obituaries 03-11-2015

March 10, 2015
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Melvin ‘Bud’ Peavey Retired Everett Fire Captain Melvin F. “Bud” Peavey, a lifelong Everett resident, passed away on March 6. He was 87 years old. Bud was a US Navy veteran of World War II and a retired captain on the Everett Fire Department. He was an avid candlepin bowler and a huge sports...

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Dr. Seuss Celebration

March 4, 2015
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Dr. Seuss Celebration

State Rep. Joe McGonagle reads “The Cat In The Hat” aloud to Ms. Nichol’s 2nd graders at the Whittier School during last Friday’s Dr. Seuss celebration, which brought out dignitaries from Mayor Carlo DeMaria to Attorney General Maura Healey. It was McGonagle’s first time reading to students as the new state representative.

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Police Briefs 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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Monday, 2/16 Adam Teixeira, 31, 39 Wedgewood St., Everett, was arrested for larceny of a person, with aggravated assault and battery and with assault and battery on a family household member. Tuesday, 2/17 Tremayne Constantine, 18, 208 Linden St., Everett, was arrested with breaking and entering in the night with intent to commit a...

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Senator Didomenico Hosting Annual Didomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Roast

March 4, 2015
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Senator Sal DiDomenico will once again be hosting the Annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on March 6, 2015, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus in Charlestown.  In addition to a traditional Irish dinner, the festivities will include Irish music, step dancers, comedy by Tony V, a bag pipe band, and the...

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Letter to the Editor

March 4, 2015
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Help veterans Veterans Assisting Veterans is an organization that was formed by two Army Viet Nam Veterans in 2010, Bob Fairbain and I – Dennis Moschella. We met at the Mottolo Post VFW in Revere where we decided to form an organization to help veterans and veteran causes. After both surviving the Viet Nam...

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Obituaries 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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Robert Edwin Melvin Former Everett Fire Chief Robert Edwub Melvin passed away unexpectedly on February 27 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. He was 90 years old. Born and raised in Everett, Robert was the son of the late Walter E. and Edna M. (Glazebrook) Melvin. He attended Everett Public Schools and graduated from...

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School Committee Honors Everett High School Science Fair Winners

March 4, 2015
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The Everett School Committee began its meeting Monday night by taking time out to recognize the accomplishments of some of the district’s best students. The winners of the recent Everett High School Science Fair made presentations about their winning science fair projects and the Anthony Malione Everett High School Students of the Month for...

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Everett Beats English 79-77 in MIAA Tournament Thriller

March 4, 2015
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Everett Beats English 79-77 in MIAA Tournament Thriller

The Everett High School boys basketball team answered every challenge in a frantic fourth quarter to earn a thrilling 79-77 victory over Lynn English in the MIAA Tournament quarterfinals Friday night at the Paul Cavanagh Fieldhouse in Lynn. Jonathan Casseus and Jordan McAfee each swished two free throws in the final eight seconds to...

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School Committee Begins Process for High School Addition:Statement of Interest is First Step in Protecting Against Overcrowding

March 4, 2015
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The Everett School Committee on Monday night voted to send a Statement of Interest letter regarding a need for additional space for the Everett High School, on to the city government for action. The authorization of a statement of interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) is just the first step in a...

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Safe Shot: Vaccinations Take Center Stage in Local National Debate

March 4, 2015
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When there’s a stoplight that turns red late at night when there is no other traffic around, most people will stop anyway just because it’s a simple rule and a safe practice. Some, however, will not, and the more people that break a simple rule, the more dangerous it becomes for the whole community....

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Wynn Everett Files New Environmental Plans to Deal with Traffic

February 26, 2015
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Wynn Everett filed more than 1,500 pages of its supplemental environmental reports dealing with traffic last Thursday and Friday – revealing enhanced plans to deal with Santilli Highway and Sweetser Circle. While the majority of the voluminous document addressed issues of little concern to the public such as air traffic analyses, a good piece...

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Shovels and Aspirin:Emergency Rooms, Chiropractors Busy With Snow Injuries

February 26, 2015
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There’s no doubt the recent snow cavalcade has taken its toll on the general attitude of most folks, but health care providers report that it has also taken quite a toll on the physical well being of young and old. On a typical day in the Chelsea MGH Urgent Care, Dr. Brent Ragar might...

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Commercial Triangle Plan Meeting Scheduled:Residents Encouraged to Attend March 2 Meeting at Connolly Center

February 26, 2015
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Commercial Triangle Plan Meeting Scheduled:Residents Encouraged to Attend March 2 Meeting at Connolly Center

  The Commercial Triangle Plan meeting is set for March 2. The Everett Planning and Community Development office has re-scheduled its first public meeting on the proposed Commercial Triangle Master Plan for Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. The Commercial Triangle is the section of the city...

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Council to Consider Housing Plan:State 40B Requirement Sent to Committee of the Whole

February 26, 2015
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The Everett City Council on Monday night voted to create a Committee of the Whole to study a proposal to adopt the Everett Housing Production Plan, which was produced for the city by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), in an effort to comply with the state’s affordable housing law, Chapter 40B. The Everett...

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Six Firefighters Promoted:Police Hire New Officers

February 26, 2015
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Six Firefighters Promoted:Police Hire New Officers

The Everett City Council on Monday night voted unanimously, 9-0 to approve the promotions of six members of the Everett Fire Department, including the appointment of two new Deputy Chiefs. Councilors John Leo McKinnon and Sal Sachetta were absent from Monday’s meetings. Leading the way among the newly appointed were Joseph Hickey and Anthony...

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Council Holds Off On Pay Hikes

February 26, 2015
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The City Council was set to consider four pay hikes on Monday night, following a recommendation of the Ways and Means Committee and separate analyses of pay rates in neighboring communities. However, a variety of different technical issues with the agenda items addressing each of the pay led to no votes being taken on...

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Senator DiDomenico Brings Colleagues to Everett as Part of the Senate’s Commonwealth Conversations Tour

February 26, 2015
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The sixth of eight Commonwealth Conversations tours crossing the state comes to metro Boston on March 4th. Senators Sal DiDomenico, Will Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Díaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Pat Jehlen, and Anthony Petruccelli will tour schools, local businesses, redevelopment sites, Massport, and a union apprenticeship program. The day will culminate with a public town hall...

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Obituaries 02-25-2015

February 26, 2015
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Michael Paul Wilcox His children were his biggest joy Michael Paul Wilcox of Winchester, formerly of Everett, died suddenly on Feburary 17. He was 47 years old. Michael’s biggest joy in life was his children and spending time with family and friends. His presence lit up rooms with a beautiful smile, infectious laugh and...

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Wynn Everett Details its Strategies for Cleanup of Site Contamination

February 18, 2015
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Wynn Everett Details its Strategies for Cleanup of Site Contamination

Wynn Everett officials unveiled details last week about the environmental cleanup of the future casino site on Lower Broadway, once home to the noxious chemical franchise Monsanto. Jamie Fay of Ft. Point Associates in Boston said they have a good idea of the three major areas of pollution on the site, and that his...

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Everett Crews Continue to Dig Out From Long Winter

February 18, 2015
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The Everett City Services Department began the week, once again, digging out from a snowstorm that dumped more than 12-inches of snow on the Greater Boston region over the weekend. The latest snowfall, estimated at about 14-inches for our area, brings the seasonal total to more than 90-inches of snow, all since January 23,...

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