Winning Ways

October 11, 2012
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Winning Ways

CJ Parvelus eyes a hole in the Falcons’ defense and heads for a first down in the Tide’s rout of Cambridge 51-30 Friday night.

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Town Line Ten Pin Unveils New Luxury Lanes in Malden

October 11, 2012
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Town Line Ten Pin Unveils New Luxury Lanes in Malden

Town Line Ten Pin ushered in a new era of ten-pin bowling in the area at its grand opening celebration Friday night at the establishment located at 665 Broadway in Malden. Anthony DeCotis, whose family has owned and operated the bowling establishment since 1960, presided over the gala event that included a special appearance...

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Baldi to Retire as EHS Principal in June

October 11, 2012
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Baldi to Retire as EHS Principal in June

At the School Committee meeting on Monday evening, October 1, 2012, members reluctantly voted to accept the resignation of High School Principal Louis Baldi at the end of this year. Frederick F. Foresteire, Superintendent of Everett Public Schools, announced he had received notice from Baldi that he wished to retire from his position on...

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Everett Police Cracking Down on Drug Issues: Five Arrested, Including Three Residents of Alleged Sober Home

October 11, 2012
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Everett Police Chief Steve Mazzie reported this week that Everett detectives last week had closed an investigation into illegal drug activities that included several residents of a local, alleged sober home. According to Chief Mazzie, on Wednesday, October 3 Everett detectives working undercover arrested three residents of a reported sober home located at 72...

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Rededication of WW II roll call board Oct. 27

October 11, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr., and Veteran Services Director, Joe Hickey, are pleased to announce that on Saturday, October 27th at 1:00PM, the City will rededicate its World War II roll call board.  The ceremony will take place at the newly designed entrance of the Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium, and will include a speaking portion...

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The Cityfest Potential

October 11, 2012
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The 2012 Cityfest recently held was a tremendous event in every way. That it was held largely on Norwood Street and in the square is another testament about how much things change and never remain the same in the city. So many people eating and meeting and sharing in the fun of a no...

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Friday Closings to Continue at Everett City Hall

October 11, 2012
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We are in favor of Friday closings at Everett City Hall. The shortened workweek gives city hall employees an extra day to enjoy their private lives and to do as they please. It allows the city to save some money on utilities and insurance as well as wear and tear without diminishing the value...

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Thank You, Eagle Bank

October 11, 2012
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The Eagle Bank has donated $500 to Junior Achievement to fund two personal finance classes at Everett High School. It is not hard to imagine the Eagle Bank, founded here in 1889, has remained such a great friend to this city and a charitable one as well in more than 120 years of existence....

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Tide Back to Winning with 51-30 Rout of Cambridge

October 11, 2012
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One week after losing their first game in more than three years, the Everett Crimson Tide got a stellar offensive performance and some timely defense in a lopsided 51-30 rout of GBL opponent Cambridge, improving to 4-1 on the season. Running back Jakarrie Washington led the way with three rushing touchdowns and two receiving...

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Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Charlotte Anna Bessler Homemaker Charlotte Anna (Bakeman) Bessler of Tewksbury, formerly of Everett, died on October 8 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill.  She was 89 years old. A homemaker, born in Everett and a lifelong resident of Everett until settling in Tewksbury a few years ago, she was the beloved wife...

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2012 Cityfest: Huge Success; Hundreds Attend and Celebrate Everett City Pride

October 4, 2012
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2012 Cityfest: Huge Success; Hundreds Attend and Celebrate Everett City Pride

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. would like to thank all who attended and participated in this year’s Cityfest celebration. Hundreds of residents joined together to support local businesses and organizations and enjoy amazing performances and entertainment. This year’s headlining act, Tavares, delivered an outstanding performance, marking the end to a truly memorable day.

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Misidentification of Sober Home Riles Residents Problems at the Site Acknowledged

October 4, 2012
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When Alderman Michael Marchese called out the owners, managers and residents of a sober home on Gladstone Street during last week‘s Board of Aldermen meeting, neighbors of the alleged sober home were happy that someone was paying attention. They just wish he had cited the correct address. According to a homeowner on the street,...

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City Hall Likely to Stay Closed on Fridays Solicitor Explains Mayor’s Plans for New City Hall Hours

October 4, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, in written correspondence to the Common Council Monday night, notified the body that the city is currently working on a plan that would permanently keep city hall closed on Fridays going forward and explained that the move was being made to allow city hall to open longer on Mondays and Thursdays...

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City to Institute Veteran Work Program

October 4, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Veteran Services Director, Joe Hickey, are currently in the planning stages for the creation of a Veterans’ Work Program.  Under the Valor Act, Everett is permitted to establish such a program that allows local Veterans to provide services to the City in exchange for a reduction in their property...

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Progress Continues on Lower Broadway Project

October 4, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development recently held a public meeting to discuss the proposed Lower Broadway Project.  Representatives from the planning firm, Sasaki Associates, Inc., were in attendance and presented the data and background of their existing conditions analysis.  The firm also unveiled two possible long-term renovation scenarios...

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Columbus Day

October 4, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He...

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Register to Vote

October 4, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...

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Crimson Tide Will Recover

October 4, 2012
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The weekend loss by the Crimson Tide football team was not expected but now that it has happened, at least the inevitable has finally occurred and the football players can put the loss out of mind and get on with another championship season. You have to lose one sometime – better now than later...

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Streak is Stopped : Crimson Tide’s 28-game Win Streak Washed Away in 13-7 Double-overtime Loss to Barnstable

October 4, 2012
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The Everett Crimson Tide battled Barnstable in the rain last Friday night, as well as their own mistakes, and came up on the wrong side of a 13-7 double-overtime decision that ended their 28-game win streak and put their hopes for a third consecutive state championship in doubt. Heading into the game Friday night...

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Obituaries 10-03-2012

October 4, 2012
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Maria Lombardi Worked for Stone & Webster Engineering Maria A. (Parrella) Lombardi of Methuen, formerly of Braintree, died at home on September 30.  She was 64 years old. Born in Cassano, Caudino, Avellino, Italy, she lived in Braintree for many years before settling in Methuen. She held an Associates Degree from Northeastern University and...

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EHS Homecoming King and Queen

September 26, 2012
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EHS Homecoming King and Queen

Pictured (L-r) Kayla Ringdahl Fausline Lachapelle, Queen Janyne Sierra, King Caio Simao, Courtney Stevens  and Tien Tran. And there you have them, the king and his court for the annual Everett Homecoming which was held over the weekend and which attracted thousands. Everett’s Homecoming continues to be one of the most heralded in Eastern...

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Aldermen Okay Funds to Fix Broken Culvert

September 26, 2012
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Members of Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s administration appeared before the Board of Aldermen Monday night to request an emergency declaration over a broken drainage culvert in the area of Boston Market Terminal, near the New England Produce Center, which is endangering the health and safety of residents and businesses in the immediate area and beyond....

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Crimson Tide Notebook

September 26, 2012
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St. John’s Prep coach Jim O’Leary said afterwards, “It was a good high school football game and clearly they’re still the best team in the state and I believe that. It’s great to come down here and play in this atmosphere. It was a hard-fought game.” Branden Toussaint, who is listed at 6-5 and...

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Mayor’s Ward Meetings Start October 3

September 26, 2012
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A reminder to all residents of the upcoming Ward by Ward Community Meetings.  The Mayor is eager to continue discussions with residents and business owners in convenient settings throughout the City.  Key Department Heads will be present to answer questions and address concerns.  All meetings are open to the public and are not specific...

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