Obituaries 03-21-2018

March 23, 2018
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Joseph Dotoli Retired Lynn School Teacher Joseph R. Dotoli of Everett entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 13 in the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 84 years old. Born in Everett, Joe lived in Everett for many years. A U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean Confllict, he graduated from Fitchburg State...

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Another Snowstorm

March 16, 2018
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Another Snowstorm

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DiDomenico Foundation Hosts St Patrick’s Day Celebration

March 16, 2018
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DiDomenico Foundation Hosts St Patrick’s Day Celebration

Everett Councilor Mike McLaughlin, Sen. Sal DiDomenico, and Governor Charlie Baker harmonized to Irish songs with local references to make the crowd laugh during the DiDomenico Foundation’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Friday, March 9, in Charlestown. The annual event was packed, with guests from all over Sen. DiDomenico’s district. All of the...

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Crimson Tide Fall to Mansfield in State Semifinal

March 16, 2018
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Crimson Tide Fall to Mansfield in State Semifinal

After a scintillating victory over Lawrence in the North Sectional final when a perfectly executed defensive game plan paid off, the Everett High basketball team met its match in the state semifinal, losing a hard-fought 73-65 decision to Mansfield Monday night at the TD Garden. Everett was looking to bring home a Division 1...

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Schools’ Request Another $500K, Council Forwards to Ways and Means

March 16, 2018
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A new request from the School Department to add another $500,000 from the City’s General Stabilization Fund to the School Department budget was forwarded to the Council’s Committee on Ways and Means with no fanfare and no real discussion Monday night. According to a letter from Mayor Carlo DeMaria, which accompanied the request to...

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MGC Report Addresses Future of Sports Betting

March 16, 2018
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Starting this week, and going through the rest of the month, the country will largely be enraptured in NCAA college basketball “March Madness,” and no other time during the year is betting on sports more active. Yet, according to the American Gaming Association (AGA), almost 97 percent of the estimated $10 billion wagered on...

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Local Students Receive Academic Achievements

March 16, 2018
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Bessler graduates from the University of New Hampshire Sean Bessler of Everett graduated from the University of New Hampshire in December 2017. He earned a BA degree in psychology. Students who received the honor Summa Cum Laude graduated with a GPA of 3.85-4.0: Students who received the honor of Magna Cum Laude graduated with...

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Revolutionary Clinics Hosts Special Art Display at Store

March 16, 2018
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He has drawn and sketched since he was a child, but Michael Kerwin’s artistic talents became an emotional outlet for him as he underwent brain surgery in an attempt to stop the daily seizures he suffered. In his recovery from having a tumor removed, he created some stunning images. He credits medical marijuana for...

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Earhart Dam Draws Attention During Flooding Events This Year

March 16, 2018
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Rarely has anyone thought about a dam in Everett, but with huge, historic coastal surges as were seen this year on March 2 and Jan. 4, some are drawing attention to the Amelia Earhart Dam on the Mystic River – which spans from Everett to Somerville and holds the Boston Harbor out of areas...

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Cataldo Ambulance Owner Answers Council Questions

March 16, 2018
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Cataldo Ambulance Principal owner Dennis Cataldo appeared before the Everett City Council on Monday night to clarify the company’s procedures for determining where to transport patients when they respond to calls in Everett, in the hopes of dispelling misinformation in the community that the longtime ambulance operator only takes patients to the Whidden Memorial...

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Shea’s Rebellion:Everett Boxer Hopes to Ward off the Best from Ireland

March 16, 2018
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Everett High student Shea Willcox was set to travel to Ireland this week for an international boxing event. Dennis Willcox, who is his son’s assistant trainer, and his older son, All-Scholastic quarterback Jake Willcox, will join Shea as he steps in to the ring against a nationally ranked opponent from Ireland. Amateur boxing observors...

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Police Briefs 03-14-2018

March 16, 2018
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Jan. 14 Giuseppe Amabile, 58, 36 Beach Rd., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Sarah Ferguson, 19, 7 Capitol Rd., Milford, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and operating on a suspended license. Derek Sands, 32, 165 Hawthorne St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Jan. 15 Alexan...

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Let’s Not Even Think about Spring

March 16, 2018
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Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?   Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...

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Sports 03-14-2018

March 16, 2018
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Boyce, excellent team defense help Everett capture Division 1 North championship Lawrence came charging out of the other side of the Division 1 North bracket, averaging 75 points a game. But Everett’s defense contained the high-scoring Lancers from the Merrimack Valley Conference in front of an enthusiastic crowd Saturday night at the Tsongas Center...

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The Path to 2,000

March 10, 2018
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The Path to 2,000

Ghared Boyce turns the corner as he starts the drive to the basket that netted his 2,000th point during the Division 1 North State Tournament game against Waltham on Saturday afternoon,March 3.Not only did Boyce reach the 2,000 point milestone, but the Tide rolled to a convincing 84-51 win at home. They were to...

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Facilities Maintenance Team Moving Fast on Repairs to Gentile Rec Center

March 10, 2018
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Facilities Maintenance Team Moving Fast on Repairs to Gentile Rec Center

There was a time that Everett High School didn’t have a home gym to play in, and so they played all their home basketball contests at the Gentile Rec Center on Elm Street, and some of the facilities in that Center haven’t seen any improvements since that time long ago. But now, the versatile...

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Theluxon Pierre Named New Everett High Head Football Coach

March 10, 2018
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Theluxon Pierre Named New Everett High Head Football Coach

Theluxon Pierre was an All-Scholastic football player at Everett High School and a key performer on Crimson Tide Super Bowl championship teams. The 6-foot-3-inch star athlete went on to excel at Dean College and UMass/Amherst. An assistant coach on John DiBiaso’s staff for nine seasons, Pierre, 31, was introduced as the new head football...

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DiBiaso Records 500th Victory as Everett High basketball Coach

March 10, 2018
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DiBiaso Records 500th Victory as Everett High basketball Coach

Everett High School boys basketball coach John DiBiaso recorded the 500th victory of his coaching career when the Crimson Tide defeated Chelmsford, 66-46, in the first round of the Division 1 North sectionals on March 1 in Everett. DiBiaso is believed to be the first high school coach in Massachusetts to reach 300 wins...

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School Looks Ahead to Fiscal ’19 Budget:Obremski Pledges ‘More Communication” with City During Budget Prep

March 10, 2018
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Just a few weeks removed from one of the more contentious budget emergencies in recent memory, the School Committee voted Monday night to start the clock on their budget preparation for the coming school year and fiscal year 2019, by referring the FY 2019 budget to the Subcommittee on Finance. Following the meeting, Assistant...

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Sen DiDomenico Elevated to Senate Assistant Majority Leader

March 10, 2018
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State Sen. Sal DiDomenico took yet another step up the leadership ladder last week, getting two major promotions within the legislative body. First, DiDomenico (D-Everett) was elevated to the position of Assistant Majority Leader by Senate President Harriette L. Chandler (D-Worcester). In addition to this new leadership post, Senator DiDomenico will also now serve...

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Bids Out for Project Manager on New Stadium

March 10, 2018
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The City has taken the first step towards building a brand new sports-stadium complex on the old GE site at 7-acre Park, putting out bids for a project manager this month. Bids for an Owner’s Project Manager went out late last month, and the Request for Quotes (RFQ) will be opened on Tuesday, March...

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New Wynn CEO Maddox Ready to Lead Wynn Organization, Wynn Boston Harbor

March 10, 2018
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Matt Maddox has been no stranger to Everett, and above anyone else, the new CEO of Wynn Resorts – which includes Everett’s Wynn Boston Harbor – is probably the one person most responsible for bringing the $2.4 billion resort casino to Everett. It was Maddox, who became the CEO in the wake of the...

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City of Everett to Dedicate POW/MIA Chair at City Hall

March 10, 2018
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On Monday, March 12, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Veterans Services will be holding a Chair of Honor dedication at Everett City Hall, front lobby at 5:30 p.m. The Chair of Honor is very simple, yet very powerful. It is a single chair with the POW/MIA logo emblazoned on it, which is...

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City Begins Renovation Project Of Community Recreation Center

March 10, 2018
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The DeMaria administration is moving forward with renovating the Samuel Gentile Recreation Center. The Mayor recently announced that the City of Everett’s Facility Maintenance Department has begun work on the men and women bathrooms and lobby of the historic building. The Recreation Center is an important community hub for DeMaria and the youth and...

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