Aldermen Question Restaurant Depot

September 26, 2012
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The manager of the Restaurant Depot on Revere Beach Parkway was called before the Board of Aldermen Monday night to answer for complaints from neighbors that truckers making deliveries to his business are disturbing the peace during the overnight hours and that shoppers at the big box store are leaving trash strewn about the...

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Sober House Near Whittier School Gets the Attention of Aldermen

September 26, 2012
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Alderman Michael Marchese on Monday night asked his fellow board members to join him in attempting to stem the activities surrounding an alleged sober house located at 13-15 Gladstone Street, directly across from the Whittier School, where suspected drug activity has been witnessed and reported by local residents. “I don’t know how sober the...

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Graciano Steps Up for Defense

September 26, 2012
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The Everett High football team needed a big play on defense but Omar Graciano went one better: he made two. Graciano, the Crimson Tide’s 6-foot-4, 195-pound defensive end, made successive gems on a crucial series of downs in the fourth quarter to help Everett preserve its lead and go on to earn a hard-fought...

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The Homecoming

September 26, 2012
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With each successive Homecoming, Everett shows itself to be a community with deep pride. Homecoming is all about kids, parents, schoolteachers, administrators, athletes, cheerleaders, elected public officials and residents of this city in huge numbers. Homecoming is about tradition and caring. Again, Homecoming is mostly about pride. It is also about Superintendent of Schools...

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The Day of Atonement

September 26, 2012
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Wednesday will mark the Jewish High Holiday of Yom Kippur. For Jews this is the most sacred and holy day of the year, when God closes the Book of Life after deciding whose names get written into it. The Day of Atonement is indeed the moment all Jews are asked to atone for the...

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Tide Rolls over St. John’s Prep, 19-7

September 26, 2012
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The Everett Crimson Tide scored on its first possession of each half and rode a stout defense in the second half to a 19-7 victory over rival St. John’s Prep, last Saturday afternoon at Everett Memorial Stadium to move to 3-0 on the season. “We got a good drive to open the game and...

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Police Briefs 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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Tuesday, September 11 Ryan Thomas Libby, 23, of 214 Ferry Street was charged with domestic assault & battery. Wednesday, September 12 Adriana Maris Calderon, 19, of 24 Carter Street was charged with two counts of assault & battery with a dangerous weapon; and reckless endangerment of a child. Maynor Ramirez, 32, of 19 Arlington...

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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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