Obituaries 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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Thomas Kelley Chelsea Resident Thomas F. Kelley of Chelsea died on September 20. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Walsh); loving father of James F. of South Carolina and Peter T. of Chelsea; brother of the late Charles H. and Edward J. and is also survived by two grandchildren. Funeral...

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Remembering 9/11

September 20, 2012
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Remembering 9/11

Hundreds of residents joined together with local and state officials, members of the police, fire, and E911 departments, and local clergy at the new Memorial Fountain and Walkway to pay respect to the lives lost on and after the events of September 11, 2001, particularly Everett’s own James and Mary Trentini. Representing the Trentini’s...

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Everett Activists Committed to Fight Proposed Ethanol-shipping Plan

September 20, 2012
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Everett Activists Committed to Fight Proposed Ethanol-shipping Plan

A coalition of activists from Everett, Chelsea, Revere and East Boston joined together at the Williams School in Chelsea last Thursday night to update residents on Global Oil’s plan to begin shipping ethanol into the area via train and storing the hazardous material at its facility on the East Boston/Revere line. While Global’s plans...

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Council Passes Road Work and Water Main Projects May Ask Mayor to Bring Back Items Cut by Aldermen

September 20, 2012
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The Everett Common Council voted to approve two major infrastructure projects as amended by the Board of Aldermen the previous week, but indicated that they disagreed with the cuts and signaled they may ask the Mayor to re-submit the parts of the projects eliminated by the cuts under separate appropriations in the coming weeks....

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Massive Homecoming Celebration Saturday King and Queen Chosen as Pre-Parade Plans Are Finalized

September 20, 2012
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The Everett Public Schools (EPS) and its Homecoming 2012 organizers have finalized plans for this Saturday’s day-long festivities, highlighted by an extravagant parade and culminating in a football game between the Crimson Tide and St. John’s Prep. The Homecoming Parade, which steps off at 12 noon sharp in Glendale Park, will feature 55 marching...

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Glendale Park Renovations Begin Oct. 26 Youth Football, Varsity Baseball Undisturbed

September 20, 2012
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Everett Director of City Services Peter Pietrantonio told the Common Council on Monday night that he is expecting Glendale Park renovation work to break ground on or about October 26, after the youth football season has ended and it is his goal to make sure the work is done in time, weather permitting, so...

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The Old High School

September 20, 2012
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More and more we hear elected public officials castigating or questioning the mayor about what he has failed to do with the former senior high school on Broadway. The desire of the mayor’s colleagues in government to question his judgment and abilities based on getting the former high school property redeveloped are a bit...

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The Jewish New Year

September 20, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Everett’s Jew are doing the same. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order to clear...

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2-0 Tide Roll over Springfield Central DeSouza and Felix Lead Big Play Offense in Rout

September 20, 2012
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For the second week in a row the Everett High Crimson Tide football team loaded their players onto the buses and made a long road trip to take on a well-regarded powerhouse from central Massachusetts. And, for the second week in a row the ride home seemed a lot shorter and a great deal...

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Police Briefs 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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09/04 Heidi  Barrios, 34, 120 Broadway, Malden, was arrested for shoplifting. Mark Bolotte, 30, was arrested for being disorderly person. Ottavio Saputo, 72, 1 Michaelangelo St., Boston, was arrested for reckless operation of motor vehicle and operating motor vehicle with suspended license. 09/05 Paul Burns, Jr., 556 Main St., Malden, was arrested for breaking...

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Obituaries 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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Amelia Anne ‘Amy’ Makacinas Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Retiree Amelia Anne “Amy” (Joyokonis)  Makacinas, a lifelong resident of Everett,  died peacefully on September 13 at Massachusetts General Hospital with her two sons Fr. Stanley E. Makacinas, O. Carm. (Niagara Falls, Canada) and John C. Makacinas (Irvine, California) at her side.  She was 89...

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Everett Wins Opener

September 12, 2012
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Everett Wins Opener

Joey White looks to the sideline after being tripped up to see if he attained enough yardage for a first down. The Tide went on to beat Leominster, 29-7 in their season opener.

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Rotarian in China

September 12, 2012
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Rotarian in China

Everett Rotarian Rev. Barbara Smith-Moran was a guest recently at the Beijing, China, Rotary Club. She is greeted here by Beijing Club President David van Meerendonk. Rev. Barbara is Priest-in-Charge of Grace Episcopal Church on Norwood St. She and her husband, Harvard Astronomy Professor James Moran, were attending the International Astronomical Union General Assembly.

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Literacy Program Receives More Funding Via New Fees

September 12, 2012
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The Everett Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a request to increase the limit on the revolving account for the Everett Literacy Program from $20,000 for the current fiscal year to $175,000, in an effort to help the city keep the program running by charging a small fee to students using the program. Everett Human...

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Aldermen Seek Quicker Action in Developing Old EHS Parcel

September 12, 2012
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Alderman Robert Van Campen on Monday night asked Mayor Carlo DeMaria to appear before the Board to discuss his plans for the old High School building on Main Street, noting that “we’ve been at this for at least three years already. . .and it seems like nothing is going on.” In response, Mayor DeMaria...

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Aldermen Approve Spending on Projects

September 12, 2012
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The Board of Aldermen in separate votes approved new spending totaling $10,924,825 for a combination of capital improvement projects ($3,272,825) and new water and sewer related projects ($7,652,000) on Monday night. However, they did not approve the entire request that was made several weeks ago by Mayor Carlo DeMaria, cutting approximately $2,642,942 from the...

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Remembering 9/11

September 12, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorists attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakening the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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We Honor James and Mary Trentini

September 12, 2012
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Everett residents James and Mary Trentini of Shute Street died on American Flight 11 bound for Los Angeles on September 11, 2001. Like the nearly 3,000 innocents that died that day, they were non-violent, religious, family oriented people who never dreamt their lives could be snuffed out just like that, with the snap of...

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The Red Sox in Last Place

September 12, 2012
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You do not have to be a Boston Red Sox baseball fan to take notice of the Red Sox who sank into last place at the expense of a team that came to Boston this weekend that was in last place when they arrived but are no longer last upon leaving. The Red Sox...

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Tide Sweeps Past Leominster, 29-7

September 12, 2012
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The Everett High Crimson Tide football team began defense of its 2011 Super Bowl Championship season, with a road win over the defending Super Bowl Champion Leominster Blue Devils 29-7 and they did it behind a quarterback who had never thrown a pass prior to Friday night’s game. Senior Gilly DeSouza, a four-year player...

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Obituaries 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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Olympia ‘Lil’ Vetrano Everett Resident Olympia “Lil” Vetrano of Everett died on September 8. The daughter of the late Enrico “Henry” and Carmella, she is survived by many generations of family and friends. Visiting hours will be held in the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, Friday, September 14 from...

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Dr. Leahy Talks About the Healthy Use of Backpacks

September 5, 2012
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Dr. Leahy Talks About the Healthy Use of Backpacks

Dr. Brian Leahy is celebrating his 30th anniversary as a chiropractor in Everett with offices at 107 Ferry Street. Leahy has earned distinction in his field and served as the official chiropractor for world heavyweight champion John Ruiz throughout his boxing career. A graduate of Malden Catholic, Boston State College, and the Palmer College...

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Expected Light Vote in Unusual Thursday Primary

September 5, 2012
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Expected Light Vote in Unusual Thursday Primary

Thursday’s primary, replacing the traditional first Tuesday of September primary, is not expected to bring out a major vote. Although there is one race Everett voters should be interested in – the District 6 Governor’s Council race. Secretary of State William Galvin said he is expecting a lower than usual voter turnout because of...

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Bring in the Phunk

September 5, 2012
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Bring in the Phunk

Reia Briggs-Connor, owner of Phunk Phenomenon Dance Complex in Everett, joined her coaching staff for a dinner at the New Brown Jug Café in Chelsea. Seated, from left, are Keidy Marquez, Reia Briggs-Connor, and LaRome Strobhart. Back row, from left, are Courtney Halas, Kassandra Rateau, who appeared on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew show,...

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