Administration Continues Capital Improvements Effort

September 5, 2012
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On Monday, August 27th Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. appeared before the Board of Aldermen to seek final approval for the bonding of municipal notes for the first phase of the proposed five-year Capital Improvement Plan.  After receiving a unanimous vote by the Common Council, for both the general improvements and those to de done...

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Crimson Tide Prospects Looking Very Strong

September 5, 2012
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The vaunted Everett High School football team is once again giving every appearance of coming greatness in the pre-season. Part of the magic that is again being weaved is the coaching. Led by John DiBiaso, the Crimson Tide always begin with an advantage. It is a bit like the Patriots with Bill Belichick. What...

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Still Firing the Baseball : Joe Saia Set to Begin College Career at Suffolk

September 5, 2012
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Joe Saia used to strike out many hitters during his Everett Little League career at Sacramone Park, following in the footsteps of his brother, Al, who is two years older. Saia, 19, is still making batters swing and miss only now he’s doing it in college. The former Everett High southpaw just completed a...

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Obituaries 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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Frances MacCuish Of Medford, formerly of East Boston Frances M. (Flammia) MacCuish of Medford, formerly of East Boston, died on August 30. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond MacCuish; devoted mother of Donna Richmond and her husband, Roger of Malden and Raymond MacCuish of Wilmington; loving grandmother of Patrick and Sarah...

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Pope John Football Begins Preseason

August 29, 2012
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Pope John Football Begins Preseason

The Pope John High School football team has begun practice for the 2012 season. Head coach Brian Vaughan and the captains of the team are pictured before a scrimmage against Lynn Tech Saturday at Manning Field in Lynn. From left, are Robert Selfridge, Steve Hopkins, head coach Brian Vaughan, John Young and Judemario Joseph.

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City Welcomes New ISD Director

August 29, 2012
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City Welcomes New ISD Director

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. was pleased to announce the addition of James Soper as the new Director of Inspectional Services for the City.  His appointment was confirmed by the Board of Aldermen at their meeting on Monday, August 27th. Mr. Soper is a certified Building Inspector with over twenty years experience.  He currently resides...

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Designs Complete for Northern Strand Bike Path

August 29, 2012
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Designs Complete for Northern Strand Bike Path

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and James Errickson, Director of the Department of Planning and Development, recently announced that full design for Everett’s portion of the Northern Strand Community Trail – also known as Bike to the Sea – has been completed.  The trail, which is just under a mile long, runs along the former MBTA...

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Crossfire : Board of Aldermen goes head-to-head with mayor on capital projects

August 29, 2012
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After a thorough crossfire between Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and the Board of Aldermen, favorable action was taken to grant $2.1 million to be spent on Glendale Park improvements and $500,000 to be spent towards repairs for the Parlin School. The remaining items listed under capital projects were sent to the Committee on Finance...

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Outreach Begins on New Trash Program Special

August 29, 2012
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The Mayor’s Office has begun its outreach campaign to educate residents and businesses on the new residential and commercial trash regulations that will be implemented in the fall.  Pamphlets with essential information translated into several languages are being distributed to individual households.  A summary sheet has been sent out with the most recent batch...

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$2.1 Million Glendale Park Facelift; Long Overdue

August 29, 2012
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Glendale Park will soon be receiving a major boost as the city’s signature park and recreation field following action taken at city hall Monday night. The $2.1 million being borrowed to remake the sprawling field, arguably, the most important public recreation space in the city, has been a long time coming. Mayor Carlo DeMaria...

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Welcome to the Council

August 29, 2012
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Cheryl Landry and Leonard Jordan have joined the Common Council. Landry is a registered nurse and lives in Ward 1. Jordan, a lifelong resident and auxiliary policeman and lives in Ward 3. Both Landry and Jordan bring to the council the sentiments of long-term residents who understand this city completely and who know the...

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The Everett Farmer’s Market

August 29, 2012
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Everett has a wonderful Farmer’s Market from week to week during the warm months of the year. It is held in Everett Square from 3-7 every Wednesday and will continue until the end of October. We urge our readers to check out the Farmers Market. All the produce is native grown. There is fabulous...

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Big Time Prospect : Everett Football Star Jakarrie Washington is Attracting Attention from Top College Programs

August 29, 2012
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When Everett High football fans last saw Jakarrie Washington, he was putting a spectacular stutter step – now known as The Move – on a Lincoln-Sudbury defender at the 10-yard line on his way to an electrifying 63-yard touchdown and the Crimson Tide’s 36-13 victory in the Super Bowl. Washington is back for his...

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Obituaries 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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Carmine D’Andrea Retired Flooring Contractor Carmine J. D’Andrea, a long time resident of Everett, died unexpectedly on August 26 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 80 years old. A retired flooring contractor, he was born in Boston, the beloved son of Louise (Cowels) and the late Jerome D’Andrea; dear and devoted...

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Everett Rec Annual Fenway Field Trip

August 22, 2012
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Everett Rec Annual Fenway Field Trip

On Saturday, August 18th, the Recreation Center enjoyed their yearly field trip to Fenway Park in Boston to take part in the Futures at Fenway festivities.

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Schools Open : Tuesday, August 28th Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

August 22, 2012
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Schools Open : Tuesday, August 28th Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

Public Schools Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Everett Public Schools will open for the 2012-2013 school year on Tuesday, August 28th  for all students in Grades One through Eight, as well as all Grade Nine students attending Everett High School for the first time.  They should report to their respective schools no later...

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Thank You Senator Didomenico

August 22, 2012
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Headlines never tell the whole story about the major news stories that effect our lives. Such a headline and such a story about the bill signed by the governor last week that stops ethanol from being transported through Everett qualifies in both ways. Our headline praised Senator Anthony Petruccelli (D-East Boston) because it was...

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Vacant Seats Filled at Common Council Meeting

August 22, 2012
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Vacant Seats Filled at Common Council Meeting

In a surprise underdog taking of the Ward One seat, Cheryl Landry defeated former Councilor Peter Napolitano to become a councilor in Ward One by an 11-3 final vote. The vacant seat in Ward Three was filled by Leonard Jordan who ran unopposed. Napolitano seemed to be the popular vote amongst residents who approached...

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The Time is Now: Everett’s Capital Improvement Plan

August 22, 2012
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With outlined improvements for Glendale Park finalized, residents have been waiting for an official appropriation of costs for the project. At this week’s Everett Common Council meeting, Councilors voted unanimously to use $7,015,767 towards capital projects, with $2,100,000 specified for Glendale Park. Everett High School students and teachers attended the meeting solely for this...

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The Opening of School

August 22, 2012
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About 6500 children are about to re-enter the world of Everett’s Public Schools. They come into a well-managed well-oiled school system with a real line of command and set beliefs about performance that is expected not only from teachers and administrators but also from the students themselves. For the most part, the greater number...

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The Newly Refurbished Stadium

August 22, 2012
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With its new sign and front gates, polished bronze plaques honoring Everett’s World War II war dead, benches and landscaping, a new artificial turf field and new stands, Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium is a place to be proud of. The impressive look and feel of the place resonates quite nicely with the athletics going...

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Obituaries 08-22-2012

August 22, 2012
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Ann Hudson Of Saugus, Formerly of Everett Ann M. (Vigliotti) Hudson of Saugus, formerly of Revere and Everett, died on August 18. She was the beloved wife of the late John E.; devoted mother of Joyce M. Hudson of Saugus, John E. Hudson, Jr. and his wife, Sharon Snuffer of Texas; loving grandmother of...

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A New Entrance

August 15, 2012
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A New Entrance

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is shown seated on one of the new benches gracing the entirely redone entranceway to the Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. The new signage announcing to all that this is Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium is impressive, and especially so at night when the sign is illuminated. Built as a memorial to the World...

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Suffolk Downs Puts Up Money for Application Process

August 15, 2012
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The owners of Suffolk Downs ponied up $400,000 Friday and marched the check over to the offices of the Gaming Commission where it was left with officials there. Thus began the real opening salient in what is expected to be a long and sophisticated application process that will end sometime into next year. The...

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