E-Cigarettes Sales Restricted in Everett

December 4, 2014
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On September 22, 2014, the Everett Board of Health voted to amend their current regulation entitled “Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”.  The regulation now contains an expanded definition of tobacco products that include products containing tobacco or nicotine and products, regardless of nicotine content, that rely on vaporization such as e-cigarettes or vapor...

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Council Passes Mayor’s Snow- Shoveling Ordinance

December 4, 2014
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The item regarding the new snow-shoveling ordinance proposed by Mayor DeMaria was passed by the City Council at last Monday’s meeting.  Mayor DeMaria and the City Council have worked together and have accepted a two-year trial ordinance that would call for mandatory snow removal by residents on abutting sidewalks in the interest of public...

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Good Luck, Everett High Football

December 4, 2014
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The Everett High football program has enjoyed so much success that we’ve almost come to expect that the Crimson Tide will be playing every year in the Super Bowl on the first Saturday in December – at Gillette Stadium, no less. But the fact is that each team is different – and it’s taken...

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Obituaries 12-03-2014

December 4, 2014
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Mary ‘Mae’ Diamond First National Stores retiree and Chelsea Soldiers’ Home Volunteer with over 20,000 hours of service Mary R. “Mae” (Covino) Diamond of Melrose entered into rest on Sunday, November 30 in the Oosterman Rest Home in Melrose. She was 95 years old. Mrs. Diamond retired from the First National Stores where she...

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Hanlon Provides Update on Webster School

December 4, 2014
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Webster School Principal Denise Hanlon told the School Committee Monday night that the Webster School, “really is the best school in the city and I’m not just saying that because it is my school.” Hanlon who was invited to the meeting Monday as part of the School Committee’s Administrator’s Forum, also told the committee...

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City Receives Christmas Tree Donations from Residents

November 27, 2014
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City Receives Christmas Tree Donations from Residents

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was happy to once again accept a donation of a beautiful pine tree to be used for the City’s Christmas Tree in Everett Square. Jim and Kristine Reeves, of 81 Chelsea Street, provided the City with an extremely unique gift. The majestic tree, which stands well over 50 feet tall, was...

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Police Briefs 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Mon, 11/3 Claudia Ardon Alas, 26, 130 Cottage St., was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Marcial Molina, 44, 48 Norwood St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant and revoked/suspended registration. Tuesday, 11/4 Joseph Gadman III, 33, 161 Elm St., Everett, was arrested for five court default warrants. Edward McCurdy, 55, Homeless, Everett, was...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...

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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Pleasure being a coach To the Everett Crimson Tide C Team I would like to thank the players, cheerleaders, coaches and parents for one of the best seasons that I have ever had. The pleasure I had of being the coach to this group of young men was very satisfying. They proved that hard...

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Mayor DeMaria to open Everett Community Fitness Center

November 27, 2014
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Since first taking office in 2009, Mayor DeMaria has remained committed to bringing more health and wellness opportunities and education to the City of Everett and its residents. Under his leadership the Energize Everett, Recreation, and Human Services Departments have all been continually expanding to incorporate more classes and initiatives focusing on both fitness...

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Obituaries 11-26-2014

November 27, 2014
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Daniel Hanlon Computer-Telephone Engineer; Son of City Councillor and Former Everett Mayor Daniel J. Hanlon of Everett entered into rest unexpectedly on Saturday, November 22 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. Dan was only 50 years old. Born in Everett, he lived in Everett for most of his life and was a Computer-Telephone...

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No Discussion:Wynn Says It Knows of No Investigation by Federal Authorities

November 27, 2014
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Wynn Resorts officials said this week that they are aware of no federal investigation into money laundering by customers of its casinos, and believe that there is no threat to the Everett casino license due to allegations of the investigation. “We are not aware of any investigation of the company and no agency has...

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Everett Human Services Providing Holiday Meals To Local Families:More than 200 Families Being Helped Through Donation Program

November 27, 2014
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Everett City Councilor John Leo McKinnon, the Everett Kiwanis Club, Everett Elks Club, the Whidden Hospital and the Craft Brewers Guild of Boston are just a few of the local organizations that have donated to the Everett Human Services department’s annual holiday meals program for local, needy families. According to Human Services Director Carolyn...

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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

November 27, 2014
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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

The Boston Harley Davidson sales and service mega-store on Revere Beach Parkway closed last week in it’s planned move to Revere’s Copeland Circle. The Revere store plans to open on Nov. 29 – Black Friday. The Everett store officially closed on Thursday, Nov. 20. For years, the only Harley dealership in the immediate vicinity...

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Executive Order on Immigration Helps Some in Everett, but Not All

November 27, 2014
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When President Barack Obama announced his executive order for illegal immigration last Thursday night, there was no shortage of Everett residents who were glued to their television sets. However, while some rejoiced at the announcement, others found profound sadness in it as they were not qualified for protection under the order and would remain...

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Police Briefs 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Monday, 10/20 Welsei Pereira, Braga, 30, 117 Main St., Everett, was arrested for being a disorderly person and resisting arrest. Kenneth Bussell, 52, 8 Freeman Ave., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Avner Mota, 23, 388 Beach St., Revere, was arrested for receiving stolen property. Jacqueline Marie Murphy, 47, 8 Dartmouth St., Everett, was arrested...

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Let’s Support Our Everett Football Team

November 18, 2014
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There have been so many “big” games during the John DiBiaso Era that it’s hard to call one bigger than the next. But this Friday night’s St. John’s Prep-Everett football game for the Division 1 North sectional certainly ranks as one of the most exciting match-ups in the program’s storied history. For starters, the...

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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...

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Pioneer Panthers take the Championship

November 18, 2014
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The Pioneer Charter School of Science Boys Soccer team won the Massachusetts Charter School Atheltic Organization (MCSAO) Championship on Saturday at Hormel Stadium in Medford with a 5-1 victory over Foxborough Regional Charter School.  The Panthers finished the regular season 12-1-1 and entered the tournament as the number one seed.  The team was led by senior...

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Sports 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Everett beats Peabody, 55-41 Tide play St. John’s Prep for North title Friday By Cary Shuman The Everett High School football team repelled a challenge from an upset-minded Peabody team, eventually prevailing in a wild 55-41 barnburner Friday night at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. The win over the Tanners sets up a dream rematch...

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Obituaries 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Anna Connor Longtime Everett resident Anna L. (Sabato) Connor, a longtime Everett resident, passed away on November 5. She was 83 years old. She was the beloved wife of Paul A. Connor, Jr.; loving mother of Laura Connor, Paul A. Connor III, Karen Connor and Susan Ford; loving sister of Marie, Margaret and the...

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Everett Bucks State, Breaks for Coakley

November 18, 2014
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Everett voters came out in large numbers last Tuesday, buoyed likely by the casino repeal vote, and in the process chose Martha Coakley for governor by 20 percentage points. Her opponent, Republican Charlie Baker, won the statewide vote by 1 percentage point – or some 30,000 votes. In Everett, 9,379 voters came to the...

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Wynn Accepts License:Delivers $85 Million Check

November 18, 2014
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Wynn Accepts License:Delivers $85 Million Check

All throughout the casino licensing process in Greater Boston, there was a huge swath of folks who nearly always contended that the Wynn Resorts company was not serious about their proposal for a Massachusetts casino. Many of those folks were, obviously, competitors, but many were just observers. Even after Wynn won the license this...

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Question 3 Defeat Draws Loud Cheers in Everett

November 18, 2014
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Question 3 Defeat Draws Loud Cheers in Everett

Statewide, the biggest news last Tuesday was the nip-and-tuck gubernatorial race, but in Everett the story of the night was Question 3 – the casino repeal vote. And as the results statewide rolled in and it appeared Question 3 was going to be defeated and the Wynn casino proposal would roll on in Everett,...

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