Everett Falls to Xaverian in Season Opener

September 18, 2015
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Everett Falls to Xaverian in Season Opener

The Everett High football team is looking ahead to New Bedford after losing to Xaverian, 29-7, in the season opener Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. The Crimson Tide led the Hawks, 7-0, after a touchdown run by quarterback Jordan McAfee and a PAT by Omar Herrera, but Coby Tippett’s 93-yard return of the...

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Wynn Everett Starts Its Cleanup of the Old Chemical Company Headquarters

September 18, 2015
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Wynn Everett Starts Its Cleanup of the Old Chemical Company Headquarters

Good jobs in Everett’s City Line and Village neighborhoods used to mean putting up with burning eyes and a higher possibility of developing leukemia. It was just what people put up with to get a paycheck. It was how they made ends meet. Last Thursday, the first step towards getting good jobs in Everett...

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Preliminary Election Today:Tuesday, Sept 15 Will Decide Ward 2 Field

September 18, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr Incumbent Ward 2 City Councilor Stephen Simonelli faced four challengers to his seat in the city’s only preliminary election of this campaign season. The two candidates with the most votes will appear on the November ballot, with a chance to represent the residents of Ward 2.  Even though the race...

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Police Briefs 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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Wed., 9/2 Lorraine Coleman, 37, 199 Pearl St., Somerville, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Mannix Resto, 36, 90 Pleasant St., Woburn, was arrested for trafficking cocaine and illegal possession of a Class A drug. Nicholas Vasquez, 28, 199 Pearl St., Somerville, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Thurs., 9/3...

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Rodrigues’ Departure the Latest in Recent String of Administration Team Losses

September 18, 2015
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The news this week that Mayoral Chief of Staff Melissa Murphy Rodrigues is leaving to take over as Town Manager in Sudbury is just the latest of five losses among key administration officials this year alone. In the past 12 months Mayor Carlo DeMaria has seen his Chief Financial Officer, Planning and Development Director,...

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Sports 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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Pop Warner Roundup The Everett Pop Warner Crimson Tide Unlimited A team began its journey under the guidance of new Head Coach Cataldo Kidd and his staff with an impressive 26-0 shutout of the West Lynn Rams at the Manning Bowl this past Sunday. Everett started with a 45 yard pick six return by...

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Obituaries 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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John Bartolo Interior design company proprietor John R. Bartolo of Everett entered into rest on Thursday, September 10 at home. He was 60 years old. Born in Malden, John lived in Everett for most of his life and was the proprietor of an interior design company. He was the beloved son of Jerry J....

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Class of 2014 Unveils Its Class Gift

September 10, 2015
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Class of 2014 Unveils Its Class Gift

For its gift to Everett High School, the Class of 2014 elicited the talents of artist Stephanie Mills to paint a mural on a wall outside the school library. The large work of art features several Everett landmarks from the past with the present. Most notably, the mural cleverly combines the current Everett High...

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LaFayette School Unveils Exterior Improvements

September 10, 2015
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LaFayette School Unveils Exterior Improvements

Everett City Engineer Julius Ofurie is pictured outside the Lafayette School, where he designed and oversaw a comprehensive facelift of the school’s sidewalks (with handicap-accessible curb cuts), parking lot, and driveways. “We commend Mr. Ofurie, the Engineering Department, and Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. for completing this much-needed project over the summer,” said Superintendent of Schools...

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Season Opener Is Friday

September 10, 2015
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Season Opener Is Friday

Everett Quarterback Jordan McAfee zeroes in on his target up field. The Tide played Lynn Classical in the annual Football Jamboree scrimmage last Friday, Sept. 11. Everett came out with a win over the Classical Rams, 14-0, in the scrimmage. In their opening tilt, the Tide will have a big game on Friday, Sept....

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The Wailers are Coming to Village Fest

September 10, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is excited to announce that The Wailers are coming to Everett for Village Fest! The reggae band that served as the music behind Bob Marley’s voice will headline Village Fest on September 19th from 3 to 9PM. The City of Everett is partnering with local businesses Night Shift Brewing and Short...

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Judge Leaning Towards Dismissal of Taxpayer Lawsuit Casino Case

September 10, 2015
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A judge overseeing the taxpayer lawsuit against the MBTA and the state Department of Transportation (DOT) in regards to the sale of property to the Wynn Everett casino signaled in court Friday that she is leaning towards dismissing the suit. The taxpayer lawsuit was initiated by 24 taxpayers who contended that the sale of...

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MGC:Investigation into ‘Wiretap Room’ Shows No Factual Basis to Allegations

September 10, 2015
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Investigators from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported last Thursday during a regular meeting that there was no factual basis to the allegations that two former State Troopers had gained unauthorized access to the state Attorney General’s wiretap room. The allegations first came within the lawsuit against the MGC by the City of Boston,...

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Police Briefs 09-09-2015

September 10, 2015
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Monday, 8/24 James Tracy, Jr., 26, 250 Everett Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for two counts of malicious destruction of property worth over $250. Tuesday, 8/25 David Griffen, 40, 12 Whitman St., Dorchester, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with suspended license, subsequent offense, speeding and default warrant. Carlos Rivera, 31, 165 Cottage St.,...

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Everett Opens Season Versus Xaverian Friday Night

September 10, 2015
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The Everett High School football team couldn’t have found a tougher Opening Night test than the opponent it will face Friday night. Defending Division 1 Super Bowl champion Xaverian High School, who defeated Everett last December for the state title at Gillette Stadium, will be at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium for the 2015 season...

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Everett Pop Warner Football Begins

September 2, 2015
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Everett Pop Warner Football Begins

The Everett Crimson Tide Pop Warner football and cheerleading teams are preparing for the 2015 season that gets underway Sept 13. Pictured above at a practice session Monday at Sacramone Park is the Everett ‘D’ team with coaches Jason LaMonica, Jimmy Bartolo, Dave Frye, and Rick Pulsifer.

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Block Party

September 2, 2015
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Block Party

MariaJose Cardenas made some colorful creations with sidewalk chalk to brighten up the parking lot during the One Everett Block Party on Summer Street last Sunday, Aug. 30. The event featured games, food and booths, including a presentation from the Everett Community Growers.

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Back to School for Everett

September 2, 2015
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Back to School for Everett

Principal John Obremski and new first graders Jonathan Hernandez, Gianna Long, Olivia Macceo, and Michael Solies prepare to enter the Keverian School for the first day of the new term on Tuesday morning, Sept. 1. Everett’s elementary schools began the school year Tuesday morning, officially putting an end of the summer break.

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EPD Investigating Shooting on Prospect Street

September 2, 2015
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Everett police are continuing to investigate a shooting on Prospect Street early Saturday evening, but despite several witnesses, police were no closer to determining a suspect as of Monday. According to reports, the incident began in the early evening hours of Saturday August 29. Munib Sarjalic an Everett resident, was returning home from work...

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Wynn Clears Towering Hurdle with Permit in Environmental Process

September 2, 2015
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After nearly two years of reviews and 10,000-plus pages of analysis, Wynn Everett received the go-ahead from state environmental regulators late Friday evening – gaining a critical approval that had stood in the way of construction on the casino since February. After having sent Wynn back to the drawing board regarding traffic plans last...

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DiDomenico took on Greater Budget Role, Happy with Finished Product

September 2, 2015
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For State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, the past summer has been unusually busy as he has spent the warm weather months with an inside seat to the State Budget process, serving a member of the Conference Committee that hashed out the funding document this year and completed its work earlier this month. As vice chair...

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Our Community Obligation in the Fight Against Substance Abuse

September 2, 2015
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As the opioid crisis takes its toll on the Commonwealth, I want to speak to the residents of Everett about how the City is making a great effort to curb this abuse. I am proud of the progress we have made. But we can’t stop here. We will continue to work to help provide...

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Letters to the Editor

September 2, 2015
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Council Candidate Michael McLaughlin Congratulates Everett and Wynn Development on MEPA License Award To the Editor: MEPA approval of the Wynn Everett project is a major step towards the construction of the $1.7 billion resort complex in Everett. I, Ward 6 City Council Candidate and former area Councilor Michael McLaughlin, offer my congratulations to...

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Can the Drug Epidemic be Stopped?

September 2, 2015
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A heroin epidemic is running rapid  throughout every neighborhood in the City of Boston. It’s cheap enough and readily available at the drop of a hat. While police are faced with a monumental task of taking drugs off the streets their efforts continue because most of the time the usual suspects are released by...

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