Candlelight Vigil

June 11, 2015
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Candlelight Vigil

Lesley Leventhal held a candle for her daughter, Erin, during the first annual Everett Overcoming Addiction’s Candlelight Vigil in Sacramone Park on Sunday. Hundreds came out to remember those from Everett lost to addiction, as well as to celebrate those who are in recovery.

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City Moving Ahead with Major Park Renovations

June 11, 2015
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According to Tony Sousa, the Acting Director of Planning and Development for the City of Everett and Al Borgonzi of the Planning Department, the city’s planned $1.3 million renovation of Jacob Scharf – also known as Florence Street Playground – and a larger $2.6 million upgrade of Sacramone Park next to the Malden River...

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Mayor Demaria Welcomes Development Planning Group

June 11, 2015
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Mayor DeMaria welcomed a panel of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts this week as a part of MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative . The panel began a five-day evaluation of metro Boston’s growing industrial land development issues.  Everett, along with its neighboring City of Malden, was designated as a TDI District in...

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Everett Community Growers Finding Popularity with Fresh Food, Gardening

June 11, 2015
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Everett Community Growers Finding Popularity with Fresh Food, Gardening

Though it’s a bad pun, the fact of the matter is that the Everett Community Growers are sprouting garden plots all over the City – and perhaps with even more to come in the future. The original community garden at the top of the ledge on Florence Street began some four years ago and...

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Everett Police Say Man Arrested in Terrorism Case Completely off Police Grid

June 11, 2015
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Before last Tuesday, June 2, Everett Police had not so much given David Wright of Linden Street a traffic ticket. The alleged terrorism conspirator who lived quietly in Everett is now under arrest and has helped FBI Investigators learn about the plot by Wright’s friend, Usaamah Abdullah Rahim of Roslindale, to behead police officers...

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MGC Gives Wynn High Marks for Early Diversity Contracts

June 11, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) gave high marks to Wynn Everett officials for their early use of women, minority and veteran contractors. During a quarterly review of the Wynn Everett project by MGC Commissioners at a May 28 meeting in Boston, Commissioners said Wynn had done a great job of reaching out to diverse...

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Sports 06-10-2015

June 11, 2015
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EHS Roundup Softball, baseball teams eliminated from tourney The Everett High softball and baseball teams were eliminated from the MIAA Division 1 North State Tournament this past week. The softball squad, which entered the tourney as the 15th seed in the D-1 North with a 12-8 record,  defeated Bishop Fenwick, the 18th seed with...

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Obituaries 06-10-2015

June 11, 2015
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Pauline Fritz Took great pride in her family Pauline (McCormick) Fritz of Everett passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on June 7. She was 76 years old. Pauline was born in Boston on January 26, 1939, one of 11 children of the late James and Mary (Southwell) McCormick. She was raised in Everett...

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Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling Welcomes 4th Generation Barber

June 4, 2015
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Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling Welcomes 4th Generation Barber

Jason William Logiudice and his father, Angelo, the well known and respected proprietor of Angelo’s Touch Hair Styling, are shown here receiving a City Citation from Council President Fred Capone.   Jason recently joined the family business as a 4th generation barber.   His dad has been a barber for 37 years and has...

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Best in Show

June 4, 2015
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Best in Show

Best in show was awarded to Janice McPhee who is shown standing with her prize-winning painting during the 47th Annual Everett Arts Association Spring Arts Festival. The show took place last Saturday and Sunday at the Connolly Center.

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MGC Fires Back Against Boston Lawsuit, Calls for Dismissal July 9

June 4, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is striking back with strong language aimed at the City of Boston in a motion to dismiss its amended lawsuit, which was announced at a press conference in Charlestown May 21. The Boston amended lawsuit, among many other things, called for all five MGC members to be replaced and...

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Local Reviews to Begin on Wynn Casino Project

June 4, 2015
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Local Reviews to Begin on Wynn Casino Project

As the Wynn Everett casino begins to slowly move forward, local reviews of the gigantic project are set to begin – including a Site Plan Review meeting on June 22. Wynn Everett officials appeared before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Thursday, May 28, to brief the Commission as part of a regular quarterly...

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Boston Snubs Baker Admin Meeting on Sullivan Square Traffic plan

June 4, 2015
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Wynn Everett officials, the City of Everett and a large contingent of state and municipal officials met Monday morning with state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack in Boston about long-term casino-related traffic plans in Charlestown’s Sullivan Square, but noticeably absent at the table was anyone from the City of Boston or the Boston Transportation Department...

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First Candlelight Vigil Will Remember Those Lost to Addiction

June 4, 2015
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Unlike with other tragic deaths, long lines of well-wishers don’t often show up at the front door for families whose loved ones have died from heroin overdoses. In fact, the visitors are few and far between, and often in communities like Everett, the deceased is quietly – and sometimes secretly – mourned. That’s the...

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Instagram Is Instant, but the Effects Can Last Forever, Says Consultant

June 4, 2015
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Instagram Is Instant, but the Effects Can Last Forever, Says Consultant

Anyone who is a parent and isn’t exactly sure of the difference between a Candygram and Instagram could have found the perfect forum Monday night when the Everett Schools hosted an expert in Internet apps and their unfortunate use for ‘Sexting.’ The world of ‘sexting’ and cyber malfeasance shown its ugly head in Everett...

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Police Briefs 06-03-2015

June 4, 2015
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Monday, 5/18 Manuel Nunes, 28, 41 Boylston St., Malden was arrested for being a disorderly person. Dante Quint, 27, 260 Mass. Ave., Arlington, was arrested on warrants. Ismael Torres-Sae, 46, 41 Hooker St., Allston, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed. Tuesday, 5/19 Eric Carswell Rumdor, 35, 7 Alpine Ave., Everett, was arrested on...

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Congratulations, Graduates

June 4, 2015
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There is perhaps no event or occasion in the life of a community that is greeted with such universally shared joy as a high school graduation. Even for those of us who may not have a direct connection to a graduate, graduation season evokes deep memories from our long-ago youth, when our lives were...

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Sports 06-03-2015

June 4, 2015
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Bessler pitches a perfect game EHS softball hosts Fenwick in tourney opener The Everett High softball team will open play in the North Sectional of the MIAA Division 1 softball state tournament when the Lady Crimson Tide host Bishop Fenwick today (Wednesday) on the softball diamond at Glendale Park. The first pitch is set...

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Obituaries 06-03-2015

June 4, 2015
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William Daley Automobile salesman William J. Daley of Everett entered into rest on May 31 in the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 72 years old. Born in Medford, Bill lived in Everett for many years and was an automobile salesman by profession. He was the devoted son of the late Grace (Brennan)...

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EHS Allied Health Academy Students Visit The Shriners Hospital for Children

May 28, 2015
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EHS Allied Health Academy Students Visit The Shriners Hospital for Children

            On Wednesday, April 29, the senior internship students in Everett High School’s Allied Health Academy visited Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston. The students enjoyed an informative presentation by Shriners Hospital Education Coordinator Carol Scott, MS, RN-BC. She talked to the students about growth and development, burn prevention and burn...

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Community Places Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

May 28, 2015
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Community Places Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Veterans Services would like to thank the many volunteers who took part in the recent veteran flag placement events. Families, local Boy Scout troops and local officials came together to place flags on Veterans graves at the Glenwood and Woodlawn Cemeteries in preparation for Memorial Day.

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The Metropolitan Planning Office to Hold Next Meeting in Everett

May 28, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Office (MPO) will be holding the next MPO public meeting on Thursday, June 25th at 5:30PM at Everett City Hall, Room 37, 484 Broadway. The MPO is responsible for conducting the federally required metropolitan transportation-planning process for the Boston metropolitan area. The MPO uses this...

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Demaria Says ‘It’s Everett’s Time,’Boston Should Work Together on Casino

May 28, 2015
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Demaria Says ‘It’s Everett’s Time,’Boston Should Work Together on Casino

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and his administration held a major press conference last Thursday afternoon to announce a significant amendment to their lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), and ultimately, the Wynn project – calling for the MGC Commissioners to be dismissed, the Wynn license to be nullified and the casino process for...

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City Works Summer Camp Enrollment Now Open

May 28, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is happy to announce that the Everett Health and Wellness Center is now accepting registration applications for the 2015 summer City Works youth program. The program accommodates children between the ages of six and thirteen. City Works is a six-week program from July 6th though August 14th filled with activities that...

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