New Plans Are Brewing for the City

August 8, 2012
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Before Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. called for a special joint Common Council and Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night, he met with L. Knife and Son, Inc. and Affiliates, a fourth-generation, family-owned distributor of specialty and imported craft beers. The company is looking to expand its operation in Massachusetts and has found an ideal...

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Everett Student Builds Relationships with Boston Common Homeless

August 8, 2012
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Samuel Vasquez of Everett, a current junior at Boston College High School, was one of the 33 students who fed and befriended the hungry and homeless on the Boston Common in a homeless outreach program that runs every Thursday for 2 1/2 hours after school. This Project was founded by four curent seniors, under...

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The $25,000 a Year Councilor

August 8, 2012
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Last week’s Aldermanic vote giving the new city council to convene in 2014 a $25,000 a year annual salary is, frankly, an outrage. No amount of explanation by the aldermen can assuage the generally held belief that the raise voted for last week amounts to one of the biggest giveaways in this city’s long...

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Good work, Mayor DeMaria

August 8, 2012
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News that a high end beer brewery may very well be locating on Beacham Street and investing millions in the plant and adding dozens of employees comes as good news and reveals as well that City Hall is doing its job in luring business to Everett. These type business developments are all precious gems...

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Police Briefs 08-08-2012

August 8, 2012
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July 31 Louis J. Barbosa, 29, of 218 High Street, Brookline, was arrested for revoked license and illegal possession of Class E substance. Kevin A. Gomez, 18, of 149 Addison Street, Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen goods. James Patrick Riley, 31, of 6 Quint  Avenue, Allston, was arrested for domestic assault and battery....

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Obituaries 08-08-2012

August 8, 2012
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Elva Bowden Former Bunco Girls Member Elva M. Bowden of Everett died on August 2. A former member of the “Bunco Girls,” she was the mother of Peter and his wife, Donna of Revere, Barbara of New Hampshire, William of Austin, Texas and the late Lawrence and his surviving wife, Cathy; sister of the...

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Glendale Park Capital Improvements Update

August 1, 2012
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Glendale Park Capital Improvements Update

In keeping with his belief of transparency and communication in government, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is pleased to update residents on projects outlined in the current Capital Improvement Plans as they progress. The final design phase for reconstruction of Glendale Park is now complete by Nesra Engineering.  At the heart of the City, Glendale...

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Rep. Smith Under the Gun to Comply with Court Order

August 1, 2012
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Everett State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith was reprimanded in Chelsea Court and given a drop-dead date to have his Revere apartments brought up to code, according to Revere Fire Officials, or he will be criminally charged. Chelsea Court Assistant Clerk Magistrate Bob O’Leary heard the facts of the case from Smith and from Revere...

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Aldermen Vote Raise; Approve Liquor Store, Appoint 911 Chief

August 1, 2012
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The Everett Board of Aldermen voted and approved a raise and a stipend bringing their yearly salaries to a total of $25,000 with the stipend for expenses totaling an additional $5,000. The decision was reached unanimously by the board and will go into effect during the next legislative session. The one holdout necessary to...

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Carreiro, Abruzzese Elected as New School Committee Members

August 1, 2012
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Two vacant School Committee posts were filled at a joint convention at a Monday morning meeting called by Mayor Carlo DeMaria. Robert Carreiro, a 96 Clark Street resident, was unanimously elected to the vacant Ward 5 position formerly occupied by the very popular Alexander “Sandro” Colarusso. Earlier this year, Mr. Carreiro was forced to...

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Everett Man Indicted on Robbery Charges

August 1, 2012
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An Everett man was indicted on Monday, July 30, on charges related to three masked armed robberies in a 48 hour span, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone informed the public today. Michael Moynahan, 40, of Everett, was indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury on charges of masked armed robbery (three counts), resisting arrest and...

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Aldermen Hand Themselves a Hefty Pay Raise

August 1, 2012
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The Board of Aldermen voted themselves a rather substantial pay raise at Monday evening’s meeting. Aldermen will now receive $25,000 a year and a $5000 expense account which brings total compensation to $30,000 a year. Considering the frequency of meetings and whatever else aldermen tend to do, the per meeting charge comes to about...

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Representative Smith in court

August 1, 2012
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Representative Steve Smith had his day in Chelsea District Court last week. Smith appeared before a magistrate and was admonished for his failure to correct issues that exist in two properties he owns in Revere. Revere officials took him to court to get action from Smith, who has been unable or unwilling to clean...

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Police Briefs 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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7/23 Fredie Rodriguez, 25, 28 Hillside Ave., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession of Class E substance, possession of Class B with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute near school. Honghua Xie, 55, 57 Olerny St., Dorchester, was arrested on a warrant. 7/24 Fabricio Navarro, 38, 837 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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Dorothy Vitiello  Peabody Resident Dorothy M. (Martone) Vitiello of Peabody, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on July 27. She was the beloved wife of Frank Vitiello with whom she shared 32 years of marriage; loving mother of Carolyn Marmiani and her husband, Thomas, Stephanie Taverna and her husband, Frank and Nicole Vitiello...

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The Voice at Fenway: James Massone Sings National Anthem Before Red Sox Game

July 26, 2012
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The Voice at Fenway: James Massone Sings National Anthem Before Red Sox Game

James Massone is becoming a major celebrity in the Boston area. The 24-year-old son of Jimmy Massone, owner of Malden Auto Body in Everett, James began his rise to stardom as a contestant on NBC’s national television show, “The Voice,” as fans began to take notice of his outstanding vocal talents and charismatic on-stage...

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Bronze Better Than the Sun

July 26, 2012
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Bronze Better Than the Sun

Before leaving the house, a beach towel in one hand and a magazine in the other, most people breeze by the protective sunscreen on their way out the door, only to come back hours later with tomato-red cheeks and flaming skin. For a healthy tan, baking underneath the sun’s harsh rays with no protection...

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National Night out Set for Tuesday, August 7

July 26, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., Police Chief Steven Mazzie and the Everett Police Department invite all businesses, citizens, civic groups, organizations, and local officials to participate in Everett’s Annual National Night Out  – America’s Night Out against crime.  This year’s event will take place on Tuesday, August 7th, at the Everett Recreation Center from 6:00...

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The Summer of 2012

July 26, 2012
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The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. At the Showcase Cinema complex in Revere Monday evening the theaters were evacuated during a showing of Batman. Some theater goers were terrified as they exited the theaters for what apparently turned out to be a...

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Obituaries 07-25-2012

July 26, 2012
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Marjorie Ella O’Hara A Woman of Great Strength and Beauty Marjorie Ella (Noftle) O’Hara died on July 13 in a nursing home in Agawam after a period of failing health. She was 99 year old. Mrs. O’Hara was born in Newfoundland, Canada and was a long time North Reading and Everett resident. She recently...

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Local Teens get Fenway Treat

July 18, 2012
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Local Teens get Fenway Treat

Pictured the TEASA (Teens in Everett Against Substance Abuse) field trip to the June 26 Red Sox game. The tickets were awarded for the game from Dunkin Donuts and Reagan Communications, with additional sponsorship from Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr.

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Everett woman released after kidnapping in Egypt

July 18, 2012
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A kidnapping earlier this week of two Haitian Americans in Egypt has led to the release of an Everett woman who was traveling with a Dorchester pastor and a group of American Haitians on a religious trip. Lissa Alphonse, a 39 year old mother of two, did not speak with the press but her...

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Rep. Smith to Be in Chelsea Court This Month on Charges with the Revere Fire Department

July 18, 2012
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Everett State Rep. Steven ‘Stat’ Smith is scheduled for a criminal hearing in Chelsea District Court this month for not conforming to the orders of the Revere Fire Department. Revere Chief Gene Doherty said that Smith is scheduled to have a hearing in Chelsea District Court with the Fire Department on July 25th at...

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A Common Link to Development Mayor Looks to Introduce Linkage Fee Legislation

July 18, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr, is continually looking to add value from commercial partners and hopes to strengthen the ties between, the business, government and residential community.  In the coming weeks the administration will again introduce a Linkage Program for new construction or significant rehabilitation projects in the City.   Boston, Somerville and Medford all utilize...

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