Obituaries 05-14-2014

May 13, 2014
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George Edwards, Jr. Retired Teacher; Of Florida, formerly of Everett George M. Edwards, Jr. of Fleming Island, Florida, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on May 12 at home in Florida surrounded by his loving family. He was 92 years old. Born in Malden, George lived in Everett for many, many years before moving...

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Ferry Street Ink Helping Autism Awareness Month

May 7, 2014
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Ferry Street Ink Helping Autism Awareness Month

Shawn Coyle (front row, right), owner of Ferry Street Ink, made a generous donation to a local family following his volunteer fundraising efforts during Autism Awareness Month. Shawn is pictured with his son, Shane Coyle (center), and Teresa Newman (left), along with members of the Jepson family and the Ferry Ink staff, at the tattoo...

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High Court Hears Arguments on Important Ballot Question

May 7, 2014
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High Court Hears Arguments on Important Ballot Question

The state Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard arguments on Monday in Boston’s Adams Courthouse concerning a subplot to the casino licensing process that is becoming ever more important as the days go by – that subplot being whether or not a binding statewide ballot question on casinos can go to voters this November. The...

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Student Safety: School Committee Adopts New Fingerprint Policy for Employees, Volunteers

May 7, 2014
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The Everett School Committee adopted a new fingerprint based criminal background check policy Monday night, aimed at complying with a new state law and ensuring even greater security for children in schools. “Basically, anyone who may come into unsupervised contact with children will now have to submit to a fingerprint based criminal history check...

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Memorial Day Services to Be Held at Glenwood Cemetery

May 7, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Veterans Services Commissioner Joe Hickey, would like to invite all residents to join the City’s veteran community on Monday, May 26th for its annual Memorial Day Service. Join us in remembering and honoring the men and women who served our country and paid the ultimate sacrifice.  This year’s service will...

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Wounded Vet Run

May 7, 2014
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Congratulations to State Rep. Carlo Basile, Andrew Biggio and all the Wounded Vet Run organizers for another job well done. As in years past the Wounded Vet Run Sunday, April 27 that brought 3,000 motorcycles through the area to raise money to for Cpl. Andy Kingsley, Cpl. Kevin Dubois and MSGT. Joseph Deslauriers was...

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Police Briefs 05-07-2014

May 7, 2014
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Monday, 4/14 Steven Harrington, 37, 11 Sycamore Rd., Wakefield, was arrested for armed robbery while masked. Tuesday, 4/15 Mark Ciulla, 45, 34 Parker St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, 4/16 Lisa Rossetti, 44, 36 Roosevelt St., Revere, was arrested for three counts of threatening to commit a crime; assault and battery on...

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Falter Wins Fourth for EHS Baseball

May 7, 2014
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The Everett High baseball team pulled out a victory in the late innings, but then fell victim to another last-inning rally by an opponent in a split of its two games this past week. In an 8-5 triumph over Greater Boston League rival Malden last Monday, the Crimson Tide  rallied for four runs in...

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Obituaries 05-07-2014

May 7, 2014
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Edith Miller Of Peabody, formerly of Saugus and Everett Edith (Olivieri) Miller of Peabody, formerly of Saugus and Everett, passed away on May 4. She was 90 years old. She was the beloved wife for more than 50 years of the late Charles R. Miller; loving mother of Dorothy and her husband, Hugh Kelleher,...

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Opening Day For Everett Little League

April 30, 2014
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Opening Day For Everett Little League

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to join Everett’s Little League baseball organization this past weekend at Sacramone Park to celebrate its Opening Day ceremonies with the youth of Ever­ett and their families. The Mayor kicked off the event by wishing all the teams the best of luck in the upcoming season and throwing out...

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Gridiron Greatness: John DiBiaso Inducted in to Hall of Fame

April 30, 2014
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Gridiron Greatness: John DiBiaso Inducted in to Hall of Fame

John DiBiaso’s coaching record is unmatched in state football history: 20 league championships, 15 Super Bowl appearances, 11 Super Bowl titles, and seven undefeated seasons. Sunday night the Massachusetts Football Coaches Association presented DiBiaso with their highest honor, induction in to the State Coaches Hall of Fame. DiBiaso was escorted to the podium by...

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Math and Science Night

April 30, 2014
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Math and Science Night

The Parlin Elementary School held a math and sci­ence night on April 16 for stu­dents and families. Teachers, students, parents and members of the community who work in math and science-heavy ca­reers were in attendance. Also presenting was the Women in Transportation Seminar, an international organization geared towards getting girls and young women interesting...

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Wynn Announces New Community Agreements

April 30, 2014
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Wynn Resorts announced this week that it has finalized four new community agreements, with nearby cities, which recognize the potential impacts from Wynn’s proposed Everett casino. The cities of Cambridge and Medford have each signed Surrounding Community Agreements with Wynn, while Lynn and Melrose have signed Neighboring Community Agreements with the international gaming and...

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On Wynn Casino and the Redevelopment Authority

April 30, 2014
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On the front page of today’s newspaper is the story that Wynn Resort officials have reached an agreement with several of the surrounding communities.  The fact that this is now done, shows that Wynn Resorts is now dotting their I’s and crossing their T’s.  All these contracts with the surrounding communities except Boston demonstrates...

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Falta Spins One-hitter in Win over Cambridge

April 30, 2014
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Although the Everett High baseball team stands at just under-.500 with a 3-4 record, EHS head coach Joe Lento is optimistic that his squad can make a run to get into the thick of the hunt for the Greater Boston League title  as the Crimson Tide embark on the middle part of their 2014 campaign. “Three of our...

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Obituaries 04-30-2014

April 30, 2014
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Luigi DiPompo Charter Member of Sons of Orsogno Luigi DiPompo of Everett entered into rest on April 22 in the Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield. He was 99 years old. Born in Orsogna, Abruzzi, Italy, Luigi lived in Everett for many years and was a charter and life member of the Sons of...

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Stations of the Cross

April 23, 2014
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Stations of the Cross

At Immaculate Conception Church in Everett, members of the Church’s youth group performed the “Stations of The Cross” for Good Friday, April 18. Fr. Gerald J. Osterman presided over the “Stations of The Cross” Passion Play. Children of grades 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 were part of the cast. The music was from...

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Dropping Numbers: Everett Unemployment in March Hits Lowest Figure in a Year

April 23, 2014
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Unemployment in Everett and its surrounding cities in March dropped to the lowest point in a year, following a statewide trend where 20 regions in the state saw unemployment drop and only two regions saw it rise, according to statistics released on Tuesday by the state. Everett’s unemployment number for March was the lowest...

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State’s Transportation Bond Bill Contains $3.75 Million for Everett

April 23, 2014
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When Governor Deval Patrick signed the state’s $12.8 billion transportation bond bill last week, he authorized two major projects, totaling $3,750,000 for Everett. The most significant project is the $3.5 million Beacham Street reconstruction project, which will allow the city to rebuild the major truck route that serves the produce center and the energy...

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Council Approves $15.8 Million Water/Sewer Budget for FY2015

April 23, 2014
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The City Council last week approved the proposed $15.8 million water and sewer enterprise budget for the coming fiscal year, including capital expenditures of $3.238 million for water and sewer improvement projects. The Council voted unanimously to support the spending plan, which includes no proposed rate increases for rate payers in the coming fiscal...

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Wynn Las Vegas Named the Most Trusted Casino Brand in America

April 23, 2014
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Wynn Las Vegas topped casino industry leaders in the United States on Entrepreneur Magazine’s “2014 Most Trusted Brands” list, and checked in as the most trustworthy hotel company on Forbes Magazine’s ‘2014 100 Most Trustworthy Companies’ list. The resort was listed at number 12 out of 120 of the country’s most successful companies by...

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City of Everett Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

April 23, 2014
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On April 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Everett Police and Fire Departments in partnership with The Everett Health Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent prescription pain medication abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired,...

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Thank You Senator DiDomenico

April 23, 2014
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In last week’s newspaper, Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that the City will receive $3.75 million from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to repair Beacham Street. The repair of this street with new sewers and drainage for runoff water from rain and snow storms is crucial to make sure that the City does not get fined...

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EHS Track Teams Compete Against Malden

April 23, 2014
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The Everett High boys and girls track team competed against Ma;den this past week. On the girls’ side, the Lady Crimson Tide won three events: Jasmine Harding won the high jump, clearing the bar at 4′-5″; Deborah Iniesta-Lahiane won the discus with a toss of 70′-11″; and the 4 x 100 quartet of Djenny...

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