Obituaries 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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Brian Keogh Retired Master Electrician Brian P. Keogh, a longtime resident of Everett, died unexpectedly at home on November 18. He was 51 years old. A retired master electrician, he was born in Boston, the son of the late George and Claire (Sullivan) Keogh, the beloved father of Robert C. Keogh of Brockton; dear...

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City Gathers to Observe Veterans Day

November 14, 2012
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City Gathers to Observe Veterans Day

This past Sunday, November 11th, the City of Everett gathered at the Connolly Center, in observance of Veterans Day, to honor and remember those who served in our armed forces. The annual service was attended by numerous local veterans and their families, as well as City and State officials. Speakers, including Everett High School...

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Housing Families ‘A Family Affair’ 25th Anniversary Gala

November 14, 2012
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Housing Families ‘A Family Affair’ 25th Anniversary Gala

Homeless children are sick four times more than other children, go without meals twice as much, have high obesity rates because of poor nutrition, and are two times more likely to have learning disabilities. By 12-year-old, 83% of children without homes witness a severe, violent act; over 92% of homeless mothers experience serious physical...

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner Set for Nov. 21st

November 14, 2012
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In the spirit of the holiday season and in the tradition of community celebration, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Mass Badge, and Zion Church Ministries are inviting all residents to the 2nd annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, November 21st from 6:00 to 10:00PM at the Connolly Center.   Come enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal and kick-off...

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Everett Police Investigating Shooting on Broadway

November 14, 2012
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Everett Police responding to a report of a shooting on Broadway last Monday, November 5, found the victim with gunshot wounds to the back of the neck and arm and immediately arranged for transportation to Massachusetts General Hospital. Because the investigation into the shooting is still on-going, the Everett police did not release any...

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Veteran’s Day

November 14, 2012
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This past weekend Americans stopped to remember the veterans of the wars in which we as a country have been engaged. Our debt to these men and women can never be repaid for their service.  For those of us, who never have been in the heat of battle, heard the terrifying sounds of bullets...

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The People Have Spoken : Obama, Warren, and Local Democrats Big Winners

November 14, 2012
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Ten years ago this week, Everett voters joined with the rest of the Commonwealth in electing Mitt Romney as our governor, sending him on a trajectory that would take Romney within a whisker (or two) of becoming President of the United States. But a decade later, Everett joined with the rest of Romney’s  home...

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Tide Wins Big, Now Waits : Everett Will Be Without Thanksgiving Day Football for First Time

November 14, 2012
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The 2nd ranked Everett Crimson Tide completed a 9-1 regular season last Friday, with a 54-20 win over Malden, in which virtually all of the starters were out of the game by the second half. However, the Tide will face a test unlike any they’ve faced in the past, as they prepare for their...

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Police Briefs 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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11/05 Jose Diaz-Aguilar, 21, 2 Magnolia Ct., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Thomas Hunt, 49, 28 Benham St., Medford, was arrested for harassment prevention order violation. 11/06 Ana Barahona, 35, 38 Francis St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threat to commit a crime. Santino DiGaetano, 28, 136...

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Obituaries 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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Douglas Dunn, Jr. Finance Manager Douglas W. Dunn Jr. of Framingham, formerly of Everett,  died November  9 at the Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough.  He was 73 years old. Mr. Dunn was a graduate of Boston College. He worked for several area automobile dealerships as a finance manager and also as manager at the...

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Congressman Capuano Tops the Everett Ticket Among Contested Races with 82 % – Obama, Warren Win Their Races in Everett, Medical Marijuana Wins as Well

November 8, 2012
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13,215 Everett voters helped build wins for democratic candidates across the board, as President Barack Obama and Congressman Michael Capuano won the city in their re-election bids, and U.S. Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren added to her voter totals with a strong win here as well. City Clerk Michael Matarazzo released unofficial election results at...

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Election 2012

November 7, 2012
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Election 2012

Sen. Sal DiDomenico and his son, Sal, are pictured as the Senator prepares to vote in the 2012 election at a polling place Tuesday. In the photo above left, Alturo Caiazza holds a sign in support of a candidate. Please go to the Everett Independent Web site for local election results and further coverage, www.everettindependent.com.

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Mayor Confirms There is Interest in Everett Casino

November 7, 2012
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Mayor Confirms There is Interest in Everett Casino

Mayor Carlo DeMaria this week confirmed that there have been representatives from casino companies in to Everett to look at potential sites for a resort casino, with much of the attention focused on the Monsanto property on lower Broadway. However, he also pointed out that no firm proposals have been made and no casinos...

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Dr. Omar Easy Named Vice Principal of EHS

November 7, 2012
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Dr. Omar Easy Named Vice Principal of EHS

Superintendent of Everett Public Schools Frederick F. Foresteire has announced that Dr. Omar Easy has been selected to be Vice Principal of Everett High School in January 2012.  He will replace Nicholas Venezia, who has announced he will retire at the end of December 2012. Dr. Easy has been serving as Director of Player...

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New Principal Named for Everett High School

November 7, 2012
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New Principal Named for Everett High School

At the October 15, 2012 School Committee meeting  Superintendent of Everett Public Schools Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Erick Naumann, who has been serving as Acting Principal at the High School since September, has been named to replace Louis Baldi as Principal as of January 2012.  Baldi will retire as Principal at the end...

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City Hoping to Restructure Old Debt

November 7, 2012
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Chief of Staff Melissa Murphy said this week that the city is planning to refinance several old loans at lower interest rates, which could save the city more than $100,000 over the life of the loans, with additional loans potentially being targeted for refinancing as well. “When we went out to bond this last...

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Refinancing the Debt

November 7, 2012
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One cannot help but hear commercials touting the money saving reasons for homeowners to refinance their debt.  Even after certain charges, the homeowner can still save thousands of dollars over the life of a mortgage.  Many residents have done just this and have enjoyed extra dollars staying in their bank account.  So why shouldn’t...

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Tide Washes over : Highlanders Everett Dominates 49-13 in Win over Somerville

November 7, 2012
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The Crimson Tide football team gave Mayor Carlo DeMaria some bragging rights with his fellow mayor and friend Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone this week, after a 49-13 Everett shellacking of the Highlanders on Saturday at Everett Memorial Stadium. With only one game to go in their regular season, and that against 2-7 Malden, Everett...

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City Still Plans Water Main Work for Hospital Neighborhood

November 7, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s office is pushing forward with a plan to replace and upgrade water mains on 10 city streets, which were turned down in a capital improvements project request by the Common Council and Board of Aldermen earlier this autumn. According to Chief of Staff Melissa Murphy, the work is now being proposed...

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Police Briefs 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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10/22 Sean Brooks, 37, 286 Washington St., Salem, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon (2 counts), assault and battery, and malicious destruction of property over $250. David Ciampo, 55, 110 Pleasant St., Malden, was arrested on a warrant. marco Pereira, 43, 1718 N. Shore Rd.,  Revere, was arrested for operation of motor...

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Obituaries 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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Ruth Goldberg Former Sisterhood Hadassah Woman of the Year Ruth Goldberg of Everett passed away on November 4. She was 89 years old. Born in Everett and an Everett resident for 84 ½ years, she was educated in the Everett schools and was a graduate of Everett High School. She was the assistant to...

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Everett Settled in to Wait out Sandy: City Hall Offices Closed, Emergency Services Busy During Height of Storm

October 31, 2012
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Everett Settled in to Wait out Sandy: City Hall Offices Closed, Emergency Services Busy During Height of Storm

Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria gave the order to close city hall on Sunday evening, following the state’s lead and telling so-called, “non-essential government workers,” to stay home from the storm. However, there was plenty of work to keep city public safety and emergency workers busy on Monday and into Tuesday. According to Fire Chief...

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Creating a Safetynet for Wanderers: Everett Police, Sheriff Partner with LoJack on Personal Safety Device

October 31, 2012
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The City of Everett announced this week that the Everett Police will be joining with Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian’s Office to offer local residents an opportunity to take advantage of a new technology that can help keep loved ones with cognitive conditions safe. The service, SafetyNet by LoJack, will give Everett Police and...

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Veterans Day Service Set for Nov. 11

October 31, 2012
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The City of Everett will hold its annual Veterans Day Service on Sunday, November 11th at 10:00AM at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. All residents are invited to attend and join the City and the Everett veterans community in honoring our esteemed veterans.  Coffee and donuts will be served prior to the service,...

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