A Welcomed Surprise

June 6, 2012
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A Welcomed Surprise

On Thursday, May 31 around 5:00pm, (photo right) Anthony Winn surprised his daughter, Jasmine Winn, by dismissing her from For Kids Only – Everett’s Afterschool program. Winn, was stationed in Kunduz, Afghanistan since August, 2011 with the Department of Defense.

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Everett’s Budget for 2013 a Concern for the Council

June 6, 2012
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Every year, the city of Everett presents an operating budget for the fiscal year, designed with the best interests of Everett residents to be passed by the city government. But this year, an unanticipated change occurred when the Board of Aldermen proposed additional cuts to those already made by the financial committee. An open...

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City to Enforce Water Shut off Policy for Overdue Payments

June 6, 2012
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In an effort to keep an aggressive stance on collections, the City Services Commission will begin to enforce a water service shut off policy for residential and commercial properties.  Accounts with outstanding balances of $500 or more and in excess of 90-days past due will be issued a Demand Notice.  The notice will be...

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Marie Stewart

June 6, 2012
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We once again wish to note the tragic passing of Marie Stewart, an Everett Public schools crossing guard who was hit by an oncoming vehicle in a tragic accident near the Keverian School on May 23. Her funeral last week brought out a wonderful tribute in her memory by the students of the Keverian...

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Thank you, Distrigas

June 6, 2012
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Once again, Distrigas has shown that it is not only the largest corporation operating a commercial business in this city but that it is as well one of the most generous. Distrigas’s donation of $25,000 to the City’s Youth Summer Job Program helping teens to gain employment while out of school for the summer...

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E Club Scholarships

June 6, 2012
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We congratulate the winners of this year’s recipients of E Club Scholarships and we thank, once again, the E Club for giving out the scholarships to worthy Everett High School students headed for college. And we thank the E Club for its generosity and for its vision. We extend our congratulations to the recipients...

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Baseball Team Wins Tourney Opener, 6-0

June 6, 2012
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The Everett High baseball team, seeded 10th in the North bracket with a 12-8 record, opened  play in the MIAA Division I North Sectional last Thursday with a solid 6-0 victory over Lawrence, the 23rd seed, on the local field. Crimson Tide hurler Zerif Pajazetovic, who emerged as the ace of the Crimson Tide...

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Obituaries 06-06-2012

June 6, 2012
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Raymond Smith Maine Resident Raymond B. Smith of Bauneg Beg Lake, Maine died unexpectedly on May 26 at his residence. He was born September 5, 1953 in Revere, one of three sons born to Henry N. and Norma L. (Bird) Smith. He graduated from Everett High School with the class of 1971. Shortly thereafter,...

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Big Boats

May 31, 2012
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Big Boats

Big boats and little boats mix in the Mystic River near Island End in Everett last weekend. The gigantic freighter from Singapore gets ready to leave the Everett port just as a few lucky fisherman jet past with their catch. The high temperatures and pleasant weather made it a great Memorial Day for boating...

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Crossing Guard Death Shocking and Sad

May 31, 2012
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Crossing Guard Death Shocking and Sad

The tragic death last week of Everett school crossing guard Marie Howe, 71, calls attention to the dangers of being a crossing guard in a heavily trafficked and congested place like Everett. “Traffic rushes about here without pausing or watching out for others,” said Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire. “People need to pay closer...

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Ribbon Cutting/Ground Breaking Ceremony Everett’s First Community Garden on June 2

May 31, 2012
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The “Florence Street Community Garden”, located at Scharf Park, is a symbolic milestone for not only the City of Everett, but specifically to a coalition of Everett community residents and organizations, Everyone Eats Healthy in Everett (EEHE).  EEHE is a coalition funded by the Boston Public Health Commission’s Center for Health Equity and Social...

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Distrigas Makes Major Donation to Summer Jobs Program

May 31, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. has been working Everett’s friendly, corporate neighbor Distrigas, to raise funds for the City’s Youth Summer Job Program in place. Carol Churchill, the Communications Manager for Distrigas Suez worked with Mayor DeMaria Jr. to help keep the program in place, and on behalf of Distrigas has offered a $25,000 donation....

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Smith Should Be Held to a Higher Standard

May 31, 2012
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News reports indicating Representative Stat Smith owns two apartment houses filled with code violations in neighboring Revere are, frankly, a disappointment. Voters in this city expect their elected public representatives to not only follow the law but to be pristine in their private affairs. Regrettably, this is not the case with Smith in this...

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High School Accreditation

May 31, 2012
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Everett High School has received a ten year accreditation following a thorough review by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. This comes as great news as accreditation tends to be a confirmation of just about everything that is going on with education that is positive at EHS. It also confirms and endorses...

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Marie Howe

May 31, 2012
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Everett School Crossing Guard Marie Howe’s tragic and untimely death has caused great sadness throughout the community. She died trying to keep school children safe while crossing streets filled with speeding traffic. She loved what she did. She was a true fighter who had just begun treatments for cancer but who had refused to...

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Police Briefs 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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5/21 Carl Paul Conway, 48, of 55 Staples Avenue, Everett, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice. Michael R. Sanchez, 21, of 28 Bowdoin Avenue, Boston, was arrested for disturbing the peace. Juan Anto Santana-Ruiz, 38, of 134 Chelsea Street, Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. 5/23 Salah E. Bounif, 29,...

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Baseball Team Tops Masco, Awaits Tourney

May 31, 2012
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The Everett High baseball team concluded its season on a winning note with a 5-2 victory over Masconomet Sunday in the consolation round of the Tanner Invitational baseball tournament. The triumph improved  the Crimson Tide’s record to 12-8 to close out a stellar 2012 campaign in which Joe Marchese’s crew captured an outright GBL...

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Obituaries 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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Lorraine Bowman Of Stoneham, formerly of Revere Lorraine M. (Fallon) Bowman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died on May 23, following a long illness. She was 84 years old. A longtime member and devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community of Revere and a past president of the Immaculata Guild, she was...

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Everett State Representative on the Hot Seat in Revere After Many Safety Violations Found in Apartment Buildings

May 24, 2012
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Everett State Representative on the Hot Seat in Revere After Many Safety Violations Found in Apartment Buildings

An Everett state elected official who is also a Revere absentee landlord is getting some major grief this week after having been discovered to have numerous illegal apartment rife with serious code and safety violations. Revere Fire officials came down hard on Everett State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith (D-Everett) after discovering 12 illegal apartments...

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Everett High School Accredited for the Next Ten Years

May 24, 2012
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Everett High School Accredited for the Next Ten Years

Everett High School has received accreditation for the next ten years following a thorough review by the New England Association of  Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The announcement was made Monday evening at the School Committee meeting by Everett High School Principal Louis Baldi, Vice Principal Nicholas Venezia and Classmaster Jennifer Yebba. They informed the...

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Memorial Day 2012

May 24, 2012
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The long weekend for those of us living safely throughout the nation is much more than that for all of us. Whether we recognize and feel the intensity of the Memorial Day holiday or not, whether we  understand what sacrifice and battlefield death are all about, the one day of the year which is...

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EHS Baseball Team Claims GBL Crown: Dinapoli Hurls Three-hitter in Title-clincher

May 24, 2012
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Coach Joe Marchese’s Everett High baseball team earned its second straight outright Greater Boston League title with a pair of hard fought victories this past week over GBL rivals Malden and Medford. “This team has really come together this season,” said Marchese. “We overcame the loss of some key seniors from last year and...

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Police Briefs 05-23-2012

May 24, 2012
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5/15 Jose Castaneda, 21, 4 Lynde St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Frederick Stearns, 40, Homeless, was arrested for possessing Class B with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute near park, conspiracy to violate controlled substance and witness intimidation. Shawn White, 35, 53 Central Ave., Everett, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 05-23-2012

May 24, 2012
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Palma Belanger Chelsea Resident Palma M. (Tentindo) Belanger of Chelsea died on May 18. She was the beloved wife of 52 years of Robert C. Belanger, Sr. of Chelsea; devoted mother of Debra Antonelli and her husband, Francis “Chip” of Everett, Robert C. Belanger Jr. of Chelsea, James Belanger and his companion, Barbara Richard...

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