Mayor DeMaria Announces Annual Holiday Toy Drive

December 2, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Human Services will once again be collecting new and unwrapped toys for Everett children this holiday season.  Drop off your donation by Thursday, December 22nd at the Mayor’s Office or attend the Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 2nd and drop off a toy for an Everett...

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After Oversight, Love Dog Gets License to Operate Until 4 A.M

December 2, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Vanderlti Rvon makes a mean hot dog, and apparently, thousands of people from the area can attest to that after frequenting his business for nearly four years in the parking lot of the Parkway Cycle. However, about three weeks ago, the buns stopped toasting as Everett Police shut him down abruptly...

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Another Super Saturday for Everett Football Fans

December 2, 2016
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Is it the biggest game in the proud history of Everett High School football? We’ll leave that to the historians but everything points to Saturday’s Division 1 Super Bowl showdown between North champion Everett High School and South champion Xaverian High School as a game that belongs in a special category all by itself....

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Obituaries 11-30-2016

December 2, 2016
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Charles Scott Laughton Owner of Laughton Home Improvements Charles Scott Laughton, a longtime resident of Everett, died November 24 at Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness.  He was 59 years old. Charles was self employed and owner of Laughton Home Improvements out of Everett.  He was a former member of the Beachmont Yacht...

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Helping Hand

November 24, 2016
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Helping Hand

GOBBLE, GOBBLE: Matthew Desimone helped hand out turkeys for Thanksgiving on Friday afternoon, Nov. 18, at City Hall during the Bread of Life annual Thanksgiving distribution. The pantry has one of its busiest days every year on the Friday before Thanksgiving. Hundreds of families are served.

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Name Change

November 24, 2016
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Name Change

Iris Munoz and Isabella Izidoro greeted guests as they entered the newly named CHA Everett Hospital, which has changed its name from the Whidden Hospital. The Whidden was donated to the City of Everett many years ago to be set aside for a hospital. Now, as part of the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), the...

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Restore Access:Unified Front Calls for National Grid to do More Along the Waterfront

November 24, 2016
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Restore Access:Unified Front Calls for National Grid to do More Along the Waterfront

By Seth Daniel With strong statements from Mayor Carlo DeMaria and two other neighboring mayors – Medford Mayor Stephanie Burke and Malden Mayor Gary Christianson – and a host of stakeholders along the Malden River, the pressure is on National Grid as the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) continues to re-examine the waterways license...

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Everett Police Investigating Two Shootings Last Week

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Two shootings in two days are under investigation by Everett Police this week, though no major injuries were reported in either incident. On Wed., Nov. 16 at 2:40 p.m., several 9-1-1 calls were reported to Everett dispatch about possible gunshots in the area of Wilbur Street by Stevenson Avenue. There was...

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Council Approves Land Transfer to Clear Way for GE Recreational Site Rehabilitation

November 24, 2016
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By Katy Rogers In October, it was announced that Wynn Boston Harbor planned to collaborate with the City of Everett to develop the property of the former General Electric site in Everett, a property that had long been closed off from the public and from successful development due to historic contamination on the site...

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Capuano,DiDomenico Counsel Democratic Voters after Trump,Republican Victories

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel After a shocking Election Day result that included not only a win by President Elect Donald Trump, but also a Republican sweep through the U.S. Congress and many state legislatures, Congressman Michael Capuano has been out on the trail consoling Democratic voters. In many cases, while some are ready to figuratively...

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Congratulations CHA Everett Hospital on Carrying on Georgia Whidden’s Legacy

November 24, 2016
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By Mayor Carlo DeMaria As Cambridge Health Alliance recognizes its 20th Anniversary, I am proud to celebrate our partnership focused on enhancing the quality of life in Everett better. My vision is to make our community a healthy place for families and we have accomplished a great deal in recent years. On November 1,...

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Remember Those in Need

November 24, 2016
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. Thanksgiving has no religious connotations, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It asks nothing more from each of us than just showing up (other than for the person who is doing all the cooking) and enjoying the company of our family and friends and then having a...

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Obituaries 11-23-2016

November 24, 2016
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Helen Carino Pioneer female supervisor at South Postal Annex, Boston Helen V. (Faldetta) Carino of Everett, formerly of East Boston, passed in the presence of her God and her family at her home following a long illness on Saturday, November 19. She was 96  years old. Born in Fall River, Mrs. Carino came to...

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Everett’s Quiet Hero:Lester McLaughlin Recalls Vietnam Service 50 Years Later

November 18, 2016
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Everett’s Quiet Hero:Lester McLaughlin Recalls Vietnam Service 50 Years Later

By Seth Daniel Lester McLaughlin is the kind of quiet guy who often is more concerned about his duties as a long-time School Committeeman, as a businessman or as a father and husband, than he is about telling others the amazing sacrifices he made in Vietnam. So it was, when McLaughlin took to the...

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Everett Inaugurates First Female Veterans Agent

November 18, 2016
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Everett Inaugurates First Female Veterans Agent

By Seth Daniel Everett brought in a new era in the Veterans Affairs office at City Hall, and also made history by inaugurating the first woman to serve in that office during Veterans Day ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 11.Jeanne Cristiano, an Everett resident and military veteran, took the oath of office on Friday to...

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Running Down A Title

November 18, 2016
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Running Down A Title

By Cary Shuman The Everett High School football team had a 2-2 record when head coach John DiBiaso challenged his team. Yes, only a couple of plays separated the Crimson Tide from an undefeated record at that point, but some fans wondered in which direction the 2016 season would go. Everett, as expected, rolled...

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Helping Residents:Mayor,Council Agree to Use First Wynn Money for Tax Relief This Year

November 18, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Mayor Carlo DeMaria has long said that, aside from jobs, he believed the Wynn Boston Harbor casino would mean property tax relief for Everett homeowners, and on Monday night, those words became action as the mayor proposed to use $8 million to reduce to tax levy and the tax bills for...

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City Says ‘No’ to Marijuana, but One Everett Mom Rejoices for Son

November 18, 2016
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By Katy Rogers While the City of Everett was one of the few voting blocks across the state that voted down the ballot questions calling for the legalization of marijuana (the measure was approved overwhelmingly statewide), there is at least one family whose prayers have been answered by the groundbreaking statewide vote. Everett mom...

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More than 14,000 Everett Voters Cast Ballots in Historic Election

November 18, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Some 14,189 voters turned out in Everett last week and in early voting to have their voices heard in the Presidential Election and to determine the outcome of four state ballot questions. In the end, everyone knows that Everett and Massachusetts bucked the national trend in electing Donald Trump as...

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Congratulations, Everett Football on Advancing to the Super Bowl

November 18, 2016
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There are so many factors that have contributed to the remarkable success of the Everett High School football program. Everything begins with superior leadership and our school system and athletic program have that in Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire and head football coach and director of athletics John DiBiaso, who’s already an inductee in...

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Election 2016

November 11, 2016
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Election 2016

Election Day brought a great amount of activity to the polling places in Everett, with lines forming in the morning, but subsiding quickly as voters were able to cast their ballots for president, state offices and state ballot questions. Above, Cindy DiLoreto held a sign by Glendale Park in support of Donald Trump as...

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Wynn Red Card

November 11, 2016
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Wynn Red Card

Ricky Cummings enthusiastically held his new Wynn Red Card while sporting his Wynn gear during the Thursday, Nov. 3, sign up event. It was the first event ever for the Wynn Boston Harbor and took place in Everett at the 8/10 Bar and Grille. Nearly 500 people signed up for the special ‘Inaugural Member’...

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McDonald’s, Wynn Service Road Progressing Quickly

November 11, 2016
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McDonald’s, Wynn Service Road Progressing Quickly

By Seth Daniel As the Wynn Boston Harbor service road trucks on to completion later this month, the new McDonald’s on Lower Broadway is also taking shape – with steel now rising out of the ground on the new, two-level restaurant. The McDonald’s replaces the long-time existing McDonald’s that had to be moved in...

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