Ethanol: Explosive Topic

April 4, 2012
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Ethanol: Explosive Topic

At the Everett Common Council Meeting Monday night  the daunting ethanol issue was reintroduced. Global Oil Company wants to bring 1,800,000 gallons of ethanol, twice a week through the city of Everett and the neighboring communities of Chelsea, Revere and East Boston. Everett’s Fire Chief David Butler attended the meeting to answer questions posed...

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Health Department, Energize Everett Get High Honors from U.S. Surgeon General

April 4, 2012
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Health Department, Energize Everett Get High Honors from U.S. Surgeon General

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., Roberto Santamaria, Director of Public Health, Jackie Coogan, Executive Director of the Joint Committee for Children’s Healthcare in Everett and the team from Energize Everett were honored last month with a Golden Shoe Award at WalkBoston’s Annual Meeting for their efforts to get Everett healthy.  The Energize Everett program was...

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Everett Man Gets Seven Years for Stabbing

April 4, 2012
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The Everett man that pulled a knife and stabbed a Chelsea resident who refused his request for spare change will serve up to seven years in state prison. Assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Nick Walsh recommended that Manuel Arzola, 43, of Everett serve six to eight years for his conviction on a count of...

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Chelsea Man Indicted on Murder Charge

April 4, 2012
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A Chelsea man has been indicted on a charge of murder in connection with the Jan. 3 fatal stabbing of Jessica Cormier, 20, of Everett. Clarence Earl Berry, 60, of Chelsea, was indicted by a Middlesex County grand jury on a change of murder in the first degree. He will be arraigned in Middlesex...

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New Bleachers at Rec Center a Necessity

April 4, 2012
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It is fairly incomprehensible that extended discussions have been taking place about replacing the worn and worthless and frankly unsafe bleachers at the Everett Recreation Center. Last week, City Services Operations Manager Peter Pietrantonio gave the Board of Aldermen an update as to the cost of replacing the unsafe bleacher seating at the popular...

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Easter and Passover

April 4, 2012
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Everett, Easter and Passover are one this weekend. While nearly everything about our lives has changed over the decades, Easter remains what it was and what it might always be, perhaps the most significant Christian holiday which marks the resurrection of Jesus. It marks more than that. Easter and the Jewish holiday of Passover...

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Eleanor Honey Kennedy

April 4, 2012
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Everett has lost one of its finest ladies with the death recently of Eleanor Kennedy. One of ten children who was born here of Irish immigrant parents, Mrs. Kennedy came to know this place and to love it. Her passing removes from the Everett landscape a woman who believed Everett was the best place...

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EHS Baseball Team Opens Season Tuesday

April 4, 2012
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The Everett High baseball team will open its 2012 season Tuesday when the Crimson Tide travel to No. Shore Tech for a non league contest. Although Coach Joe Marchese’s squad lost a number of key players to graduation who played a pivotal role in leading the Crimson Tide to a sterling 17-3 record in...

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Police Briefs 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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March 28 Kristi Angelli, 32, 5 Timothy Ave., Everett, was arrested for prostitution. Yves Calice, 41, 190 Springvale Ave., Everett, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. March 29 Christopher Baez, 22, 1307 Edward Grant Hwy., Bronx NY, waas arrested for possession Class w/intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute near...

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Obituaries 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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John Gayhart East Boston Resident John J. Gayhart of East Boston died on March 25. He was 55 years old. He was the loving son of Marie (Falanga) Gayhart of East Boston and the late James Gayhart and is survived by his siblings, Mary Cicalese of Everett, Michael Gayhart of East Boston, Carol Ann...

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Everett Explosion Girls Basketball Team Awarded for Undefeated Season

March 29, 2012
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Everett Explosion Girls Basketball Team Awarded for Undefeated Season

At the Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night at Everett City Hall, the Peter J. McCarren Memorial Chamber was filled with Everett team spirit. The Everett Explosion girls basketball team celebrated its first undefeated season with a trophy from Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. The traveling team is comprised of members Sidney Hennessey, Mekhila Rosa,...

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English School Students Raise Funds for the Make-a-wish Foundation

March 29, 2012
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English School Students Raise Funds for the Make-a-wish Foundation

The Madeline English School Student Government recently held a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation®, which enriches the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. English School eighth graders Alexis Ripley, Nicole Pesce and Aryana Charles, in conjunction with the Student Government, sold MCAS Survival Kits for $1 to students in...

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Words of Remembrance in Commemoration of the Life of Eleanor “Honey” Kennedy

March 29, 2012
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Words of Remembrance in Commemoration of the Life of Eleanor “Honey” Kennedy

Honey Kennedy, a well known and highly respected member of this community died recently. She was the wife of the late State Representative John Kennedy and quite a lady in her own right. We are pleased to print the eulogy delivered at her funeral on March 12 by her Daughter Maureen at the Immaculate...

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The Ethanol Issue Reveals Strong Ties

March 29, 2012
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The issue over Ethanol deliveries by rail to Revere coming through Everett and Chelsea has caused our three cities to come together to oppose it. Meetings in all three places strongly opposing such a scenario have brought out hundreds of residents who are concerned as well as vocal leaders decrying the planned deliveries to...

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Police Briefs 03-28-2012

March 29, 2012
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March 19 Robert Gil, 27, 5 Shute St., Everett, was arrested for misleading police officers, (2 counts); Larceny of property of $250 or less, (2 counts). Gregg Snyder, 25, 9 Valley St., Everett, was arrested for aggravated assault and battery. March 20 Christine Raymond, 46, 72 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant....

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Obituaries 03-28-2012

March 29, 2012
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Olga Johnson Nurse Olga C. (Dandaneau) Johnson of Medford, formerly of Everett, died on March 18 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was 69 years old. Born in Lynn on December 14, 1942, the daughter of the late Fabian and Verda (Husson) Dandaneau, Mrs. Johnson  worked as a nurse caring for patients at a...

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Sports 03-28-2012

March 29, 2012
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EHS softball team headed to Disney World The 2012 Everett High softball team may not have won the Super Bowl, but they are going to Disney World. Coach Stacy Poste and her charges are departing tomorrow (Thursday) and returning Monday for some spring training that will include scrimmages against teams from Virginia and Wisconsin at...

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Stunning Photograph

March 21, 2012
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Stunning Photograph

Please take a moment to enjoy this stunning photograph of the industrial Everett skyline taken by the noted Everett photog­rapher Elias Polcheira.

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Janitors Exonerated of Wrongdoing Student Safety Never Compromised

March 21, 2012
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Two custodians accused of assaulting a student at the Keverian School last month have been given a clean bill by law enforcement authorities following an exhaustive investigation by Everett Police and investigators in the office of Middlesex District Attorney Gerard Leone. The investigation by the DA’s office has been officially closed without any findings...

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Gas is More Expensive, and Dangerous for Residents

March 21, 2012
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When the sky is black and the air is brisk, the distant sound of a train rolling through town can be heard. But what’s hidden in the rail road cars, passing through the residential city of Everett? At last night’s Everett Common Council meeting, members discussed exactly that. Global Oil proposed to begin transporting...

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Somerville Man Connected with Murder of Everett Woman

March 21, 2012
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A Somerville man has been indicted in connection with the stabbing death of Sheila Dos Santos, 26, of Everett, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone said this week. Antonio Marcos Ferreira, 38, was indicted late Thursday by a Middlesex Superior Court Grand Jury for first-degree murder. His arraignment date has not yet been set. According...

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Local Police Organization to Hold Fundraiser March 31

March 21, 2012
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BADGE Inc., (Blue Affiliation for the Development of Great Events) an affiliation of local police officers from various cities and towns, members of the Massachusetts State Police and community leaders will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, March 31st starting at 7:00 PM, at Anthony’s of Malden (105 Canal street) to help Eric “DJ Littles”...

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Everett High School Students Dance for a Cause

March 21, 2012
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On National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day the US Office on Women’s Health asks us, “What’s your deciding moment?”. This question provokes a huge issue for our community – what are we doing to stop the spread of HIV? Recently, 58 students from Everett High School brought their deciding moment to Square One...

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Police Briefs 03-21-2012

March 21, 2012
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James Case, 41, 11 Whitehead Ave., Hull, was arrested for receiving/buying stolen property, larceny of property. Andrea Desorbo, 27, 59B Harvard St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Alex Nunez, 20, 71 Westland Ave., Boston, was arrested for courtesy booking US marshall. Dominic Panzini, 22, 4 Laurel St., Danvers, was arrested for illegal possession...

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