On Shutting off the Water to Enforce Payment Policy

June 13, 2012
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Without water, there cannot be life as we know it on this earth. People can’t live without water. Paying your water bill is important. It must be paid. The city pays for the water you drink and use in your home and you must pay for that water or eventually, the water will be...

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The Budget

June 13, 2012
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Monday evening’s Common Council meeting was a disaster. The questions seemed to be: “Do we have a budget? Did we vote properly on the budget? Do we need to revote on the matter? What exactly should be done?” Nearly the entire meeting was spent in minutia about what constitutes an official vote and whether...

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Softball Team Loses Close Tourney Encounter

June 13, 2012
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The Everett High softball team dropped a tough 6-5 decision at Framingham last Tuesday in an opening round contest of the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA State Softball Tournament. EHS coach Stacy Poste’s squad entered the tourney as the ninth seed in the North Sectional with a 14-6 regular season record. Framingham...

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Police Briefs 06-13-2012

June 13, 2012
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5/28 Christopher Barry, 50, 28 Reynolds Ave., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, open container of alcohol. 5/29 Danyelle Eldred, 34, 69 School St., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession of a Class A substance. William Elderd, 32, 69 School St., Everett, was arrested on warrant and being present where...

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Obituaries 06-13-2012

June 13, 2012
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Angelo ‘Pip’ Giangregorio Everett Firefighter, Decorated Veteran Angelo “Pip” Giangregorio of Everett died at home on June 5. He was 90 years old. “Pip” was one of four children of the late Ignatius and Theresa (D’Agnostino). He was born on December 1, 1921 in Everett where he was raised and educated. He served his...

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A Welcomed Surprise

June 6, 2012
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A Welcomed Surprise

On Thursday, May 31 around 5:00pm, (photo right) Anthony Winn surprised his daughter, Jasmine Winn, by dismissing her from For Kids Only – Everett’s Afterschool program. Winn, was stationed in Kunduz, Afghanistan since August, 2011 with the Department of Defense.

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Everett’s Budget for 2013 a Concern for the Council

June 6, 2012
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Every year, the city of Everett presents an operating budget for the fiscal year, designed with the best interests of Everett residents to be passed by the city government. But this year, an unanticipated change occurred when the Board of Aldermen proposed additional cuts to those already made by the financial committee. An open...

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City to Enforce Water Shut off Policy for Overdue Payments

June 6, 2012
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In an effort to keep an aggressive stance on collections, the City Services Commission will begin to enforce a water service shut off policy for residential and commercial properties.  Accounts with outstanding balances of $500 or more and in excess of 90-days past due will be issued a Demand Notice.  The notice will be...

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Marie Stewart

June 6, 2012
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We once again wish to note the tragic passing of Marie Stewart, an Everett Public schools crossing guard who was hit by an oncoming vehicle in a tragic accident near the Keverian School on May 23. Her funeral last week brought out a wonderful tribute in her memory by the students of the Keverian...

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Thank you, Distrigas

June 6, 2012
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Once again, Distrigas has shown that it is not only the largest corporation operating a commercial business in this city but that it is as well one of the most generous. Distrigas’s donation of $25,000 to the City’s Youth Summer Job Program helping teens to gain employment while out of school for the summer...

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E Club Scholarships

June 6, 2012
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We congratulate the winners of this year’s recipients of E Club Scholarships and we thank, once again, the E Club for giving out the scholarships to worthy Everett High School students headed for college. And we thank the E Club for its generosity and for its vision. We extend our congratulations to the recipients...

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Baseball Team Wins Tourney Opener, 6-0

June 6, 2012
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The Everett High baseball team, seeded 10th in the North bracket with a 12-8 record, opened  play in the MIAA Division I North Sectional last Thursday with a solid 6-0 victory over Lawrence, the 23rd seed, on the local field. Crimson Tide hurler Zerif Pajazetovic, who emerged as the ace of the Crimson Tide...

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Obituaries 06-06-2012

June 6, 2012
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Raymond Smith Maine Resident Raymond B. Smith of Bauneg Beg Lake, Maine died unexpectedly on May 26 at his residence. He was born September 5, 1953 in Revere, one of three sons born to Henry N. and Norma L. (Bird) Smith. He graduated from Everett High School with the class of 1971. Shortly thereafter,...

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Big Boats

May 31, 2012
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Big Boats

Big boats and little boats mix in the Mystic River near Island End in Everett last weekend. The gigantic freighter from Singapore gets ready to leave the Everett port just as a few lucky fisherman jet past with their catch. The high temperatures and pleasant weather made it a great Memorial Day for boating...

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Crossing Guard Death Shocking and Sad

May 31, 2012
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Crossing Guard Death Shocking and Sad

The tragic death last week of Everett school crossing guard Marie Howe, 71, calls attention to the dangers of being a crossing guard in a heavily trafficked and congested place like Everett. “Traffic rushes about here without pausing or watching out for others,” said Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire. “People need to pay closer...

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Ribbon Cutting/Ground Breaking Ceremony Everett’s First Community Garden on June 2

May 31, 2012
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The “Florence Street Community Garden”, located at Scharf Park, is a symbolic milestone for not only the City of Everett, but specifically to a coalition of Everett community residents and organizations, Everyone Eats Healthy in Everett (EEHE).  EEHE is a coalition funded by the Boston Public Health Commission’s Center for Health Equity and Social...

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Distrigas Makes Major Donation to Summer Jobs Program

May 31, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. has been working Everett’s friendly, corporate neighbor Distrigas, to raise funds for the City’s Youth Summer Job Program in place. Carol Churchill, the Communications Manager for Distrigas Suez worked with Mayor DeMaria Jr. to help keep the program in place, and on behalf of Distrigas has offered a $25,000 donation....

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Smith Should Be Held to a Higher Standard

May 31, 2012
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News reports indicating Representative Stat Smith owns two apartment houses filled with code violations in neighboring Revere are, frankly, a disappointment. Voters in this city expect their elected public representatives to not only follow the law but to be pristine in their private affairs. Regrettably, this is not the case with Smith in this...

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High School Accreditation

May 31, 2012
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Everett High School has received a ten year accreditation following a thorough review by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. This comes as great news as accreditation tends to be a confirmation of just about everything that is going on with education that is positive at EHS. It also confirms and endorses...

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Marie Howe

May 31, 2012
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Everett School Crossing Guard Marie Howe’s tragic and untimely death has caused great sadness throughout the community. She died trying to keep school children safe while crossing streets filled with speeding traffic. She loved what she did. She was a true fighter who had just begun treatments for cancer but who had refused to...

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Police Briefs 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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5/21 Carl Paul Conway, 48, of 55 Staples Avenue, Everett, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice. Michael R. Sanchez, 21, of 28 Bowdoin Avenue, Boston, was arrested for disturbing the peace. Juan Anto Santana-Ruiz, 38, of 134 Chelsea Street, Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. 5/23 Salah E. Bounif, 29,...

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Baseball Team Tops Masco, Awaits Tourney

May 31, 2012
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The Everett High baseball team concluded its season on a winning note with a 5-2 victory over Masconomet Sunday in the consolation round of the Tanner Invitational baseball tournament. The triumph improved  the Crimson Tide’s record to 12-8 to close out a stellar 2012 campaign in which Joe Marchese’s crew captured an outright GBL...

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Obituaries 05-30-2012

May 31, 2012
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Lorraine Bowman Of Stoneham, formerly of Revere Lorraine M. (Fallon) Bowman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died on May 23, following a long illness. She was 84 years old. A longtime member and devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community of Revere and a past president of the Immaculata Guild, she was...

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Everett State Representative on the Hot Seat in Revere After Many Safety Violations Found in Apartment Buildings

May 24, 2012
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Everett State Representative on the Hot Seat in Revere After Many Safety Violations Found in Apartment Buildings

An Everett state elected official who is also a Revere absentee landlord is getting some major grief this week after having been discovered to have numerous illegal apartment rife with serious code and safety violations. Revere Fire officials came down hard on Everett State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith (D-Everett) after discovering 12 illegal apartments...

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