Police Briefs 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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Monday, September 21 Hugo Anaya, 40, 44 Cleveland Ave., Everett, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, no inspection sticker. Jacqueline Brett-Heres, 50, 2 Tileston ST., Everett, was arrested for resisting arrest, assault and battery. Danielle Bruce, 28, 45 E. Newton ST., Boston, was arrested for being a disorderly person. Jesus Garcia, 44,...

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Homecoming Festivities Are Set for This Saturday

October 1, 2015
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The Everett High School Homecoming Festivities truly set Everett apart for communities across the Commonwealth. The festivities begin with an all-you-can-eat breakfast (for only $5) and road race followed by the annual parade (at 1 p.m.), pre-game entertainment inside Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium, and the Central Catholic-Everett football game (at 5 p.m.). There is...

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Sports 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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EHS Roundup Francois nets hat trick, but boys soccer team falls to Randolph, 4-3; Although the Everett High boys soccer team had the better of the play on the field in their contest Friday evening at Randolph, the Crimson Tide ended up on the short end on the scoreboard, dropping a 4-3 decision to...

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Obituaries 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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Hellen Kelley Longtime former Jordan Marsh Dept. Stores Sales Clerk Helen G. (Hibbard) Kelley of Andover, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on September 23 in the Wingate of Reading Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Reading. She was 92 years old. Born in Everett, Helen lived in Everett for most of her life. She...

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Annual Jared’s Run

September 25, 2015
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Annual Jared’s Run

Jared Connor (in stroller) prepares to race with his mom Reia, dad Rick, and brother Aaron. Sunday marked the annual Jared’s Run in and around Glendale Park to help Connor in his fight against Sanfilippo Syndrome.  

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No Decision Yet on MGC Lawsuits

September 25, 2015
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A judge in Suffolk Superior Court heard several arguments Tuesday afternoon on multiple lawsuits against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Wynn casino license. Despite all of the discussion, Judge Janet Sanders did not make a decision. “I have heard all the arguments and will make a decision as quickly as possible,” she...

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Marcus,Simonelli Emerge from Ward 2 Primary:Will Face Each Other on the November Ballot

September 25, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Incumbent Ward 2 Councilor Stephen Simonelli will face former Ward 2 Common Councilor Jason Marcus on the November general election ballot, after the two candidates earned the two highest vote totals in last week’s only city council preliminary election. Marcus actually edged out Simonelli by seven votes in a race...

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EHS’s Lomas to be Chair of ALS Walk in Chelsea

September 25, 2015
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Collaboration with the outside world is the newest thing inside school buildings these days, and so the long-time relationship between Everett High School’s Allied Health Academy and the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCFL) in Chelsea has been a natural in this new environment. This weekend, the leader of the Academy, teacher Susan Lomas,...

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Over 3,500 People Flood Norman Street for the Ultimate Street Festival

September 25, 2015
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On Saturday, September 19th Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett welcomed a crowd of over 3,500 Everett residents and visitors from the greater Boston area to the first annual Village Fest. The Mayor and City partnered with local businesses Night Shift Brewing and Short Path Distillery to present a new exciting take...

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Planning Board Delays Votes on Two Major Projects

September 25, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett Planning Board returned to work last week, one day after the Preliminary Election Day with a pair of major proposals on their agenda. However, at the end of the night both projects had been pushed off, in one case to give the board more time, and in the...

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Plainridge Casino Numbers Hold Strong in Second Month of Operation

September 25, 2015
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The August numbers for the state’s first casino, Plainridge Park Casino, arrived last week and showed a steady haul of revenues – just slightly down from the first month of operations. In August, Plainridge generated $15.228 million in gross gaming revenues, which is the money left over after all the payouts have been made....

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Letters to the Editor

September 25, 2015
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McLaughlin congratulates Mayor DeMaria on an outstanding first Annual Village Fest Thanks to sponsors like Wynn Everett, Home Depot, and others, the City was able to host a fun-filled day this past Saturday.  It was great to see several hundred Everett residents out enjoying such a wonderful event.  I am really pleased that the...

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Sports 09-23-2015

September 25, 2015
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Everett football shuts down New Bedford, 23-0 Gulla, McAfee power Tide to victory By Cary Shuman The Everett High football team rebounded from its opening night setback with an impressive 23-0 victory over New Bedford Friday night on the Whalers’ home field. New Bedford had scored seven touchdowns in a 45-20 win (versus Taunton)...

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The Psychology of Police as Targets

September 18, 2015
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In Indiana, it was a 31-year-old rookie officer shot on the side of the road after a traffic stop. In Las Vegas, two officers were ambushed at a traffic light. In Texas, a sheriff’s deputy was gunned down while gassing up his vehicle. In California, a highway patrolman was shot while executing a traffic...

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Top Mayoral Staff Member Moving on Rodrigues Departing for New Role in Sudbury

September 18, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. After more than six years as the Mayoral Chief of Staff in Everett and nearly eight years as an Everett employee overall, Melissa (Murphy) Rodrigues is taking the next step in her career and moving on to Sudbury, where she has been chosen as the town’s next Town Manager. “Melissa...

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Wynn Sponsors Inaugural Everett Village Fest

September 18, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria has announced that Wynn Resorts will be sponsoring the first-ever Everett Village Fest on Saturday, September 19th. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature Bob Marley’s former band, The Wailers.  The festival will extend from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. along Santilli Highway in the Village...

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Everett Falls to Xaverian in Season Opener

September 18, 2015
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Everett Falls to Xaverian in Season Opener

The Everett High football team is looking ahead to New Bedford after losing to Xaverian, 29-7, in the season opener Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. The Crimson Tide led the Hawks, 7-0, after a touchdown run by quarterback Jordan McAfee and a PAT by Omar Herrera, but Coby Tippett’s 93-yard return of the...

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Wynn Everett Starts Its Cleanup of the Old Chemical Company Headquarters

September 18, 2015
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Wynn Everett Starts Its Cleanup of the Old Chemical Company Headquarters

Good jobs in Everett’s City Line and Village neighborhoods used to mean putting up with burning eyes and a higher possibility of developing leukemia. It was just what people put up with to get a paycheck. It was how they made ends meet. Last Thursday, the first step towards getting good jobs in Everett...

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Preliminary Election Today:Tuesday, Sept 15 Will Decide Ward 2 Field

September 18, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr Incumbent Ward 2 City Councilor Stephen Simonelli faced four challengers to his seat in the city’s only preliminary election of this campaign season. The two candidates with the most votes will appear on the November ballot, with a chance to represent the residents of Ward 2.  Even though the race...

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Police Briefs 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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Wed., 9/2 Lorraine Coleman, 37, 199 Pearl St., Somerville, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Mannix Resto, 36, 90 Pleasant St., Woburn, was arrested for trafficking cocaine and illegal possession of a Class A drug. Nicholas Vasquez, 28, 199 Pearl St., Somerville, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Thurs., 9/3...

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Rodrigues’ Departure the Latest in Recent String of Administration Team Losses

September 18, 2015
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The news this week that Mayoral Chief of Staff Melissa Murphy Rodrigues is leaving to take over as Town Manager in Sudbury is just the latest of five losses among key administration officials this year alone. In the past 12 months Mayor Carlo DeMaria has seen his Chief Financial Officer, Planning and Development Director,...

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Sports 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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Pop Warner Roundup The Everett Pop Warner Crimson Tide Unlimited A team began its journey under the guidance of new Head Coach Cataldo Kidd and his staff with an impressive 26-0 shutout of the West Lynn Rams at the Manning Bowl this past Sunday. Everett started with a 45 yard pick six return by...

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Obituaries 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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John Bartolo Interior design company proprietor John R. Bartolo of Everett entered into rest on Thursday, September 10 at home. He was 60 years old. Born in Malden, John lived in Everett for most of his life and was the proprietor of an interior design company. He was the beloved son of Jerry J....

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Class of 2014 Unveils Its Class Gift

September 10, 2015
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Class of 2014 Unveils Its Class Gift

For its gift to Everett High School, the Class of 2014 elicited the talents of artist Stephanie Mills to paint a mural on a wall outside the school library. The large work of art features several Everett landmarks from the past with the present. Most notably, the mural cleverly combines the current Everett High...

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