Everett Resident Receives France’s Highest Decoration, the Legion D’honneur: Joseph Cataldo Recognized for His Heroic Service During World War Ii

January 11, 2012
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A lifelong Everett resident has received France’s highest decoration, one that dates to Napoleon Bonaparte. Joseph A. Cataldo was presented with the Legion d’Honneur (Chevalier) for his exemplary service in World War II during a special ceremony on December 21 at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. Cataldo was among the brave American soldiers who landed...

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Shock, Anger, Despair

January 11, 2012
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The senseless murder of 20 year-old Jessica Cormier, a beautiful, young Everett girl with her life stretching before her like an endless dream has galvanized the good people of this city who knew her. Her wake from the Smith Funeral Home in Chelsea earlier this week was mobbed with hundreds of her Everett friends,...

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Three Terms and No One in Sight

January 11, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s third term is beginning with a lot of good will he has acquired over time. The mayor has kept the city’s politics quiet and he has been reasonable and the city has weathered the economic downturn better than many others in this state. He needs to do one thing and one...

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Faia Scores Two Goals in 4-2 Win for Boys Hockey

January 11, 2012
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Stephen Faia potted two goals in a two minute span at the start of the third period to break open a tight 2-1 contest and power the Everett High boys hockey team to a 4-2 victory over Cambridge Saturday evening. Faia’s first goal came just 10 seconds into the frame. He netted his second...

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Police Briefs 01-11-2012

January 11, 2012
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January 2, 2012 Anthony Jeffrey, 36, 525 Mountain Ave., Revere, was arrested on warrants and shoplifting. German Luna-Romero, 24, 118 Vernal St., Everett, was arrested for furnishing police with false name, operating motor vehicle unlicensed, marked lanes violation, falsifying motor vehicle document. Giliardes Cunha Melo, 26, 2 Fairmont St., Woburn, was arrested for operating...

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Obituaries 01-11-2012

January 11, 2012
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Lorene Favreau Billerica Resident Lorene M. Favreau died on January 5 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital surrounded by her family after a long illness. She was 55 years old. Born in Everett on September 10, 1956, the daughter of Stephen and Justine (Vetrano) Vuolo, she lived in Malden for many years before moving...

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City Government Takes Oath at Festive Ceremony

January 4, 2012
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City Government Takes Oath at Festive Ceremony

Mayor Carlo DeMaria asked everyone in city government to work together to leave a proper legacy and to achieve a collective goal in remarks delivered at the inauguration of city leaders held Tuesday night. Speaking before a large crowd of family, friends, political supporters and business associates inside the Frederick Foresteire Center for the...

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School Committee Re-elects Carreiro Chairman and Panarese Vice Chairman

January 4, 2012
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School Committee Re-elects Carreiro Chairman and Panarese Vice Chairman

It would be hard to find two better-qualified choices for the posts of School Committee Chairman and Vice Chairman than those selected Tuesday night by the members of the Everett School Committee. That was the judgment of veteran School Committee Member At Large, Lester S. MacLaughlin, on the selection of Robert Carreiro as Chairman...

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The Inauguration

January 4, 2012
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The annual swearing in of the Everett City government Tuesday evening had significance like no other in the history of the city. After this inauguration, there will likely never again be another 2 year mayor or bicameral government in Everett. When the next inaugural comes around, everything about government will have changed here –...

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EHS Boys Hockey Team Wins Christmas Tourney

January 4, 2012
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The Everett High boys hockey team presented their fans with some Christmas cheer over the holiday break with a pair of victories to claim the Lynn Christmas Tournament last week. Both contests were nip and tuck affairs in which the Crimson Tide parlayed stout defense and timely offense to earn the twin triumphs. In...

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Police Briefs 01-04-2012

January 4, 2012
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Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 Alex Brickley, 19, 27 Raymond St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Rodney Gore Jr., 19, 19 Mansfield St., Everett, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. David Ruiz, 44, 7 Wilbur St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and...

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Obituaries 01-04-2012

January 4, 2012
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Miriam Peavey Former longtime Stop & Shop Employee Miriam (Dodge) Peavey of Everett died on January 1. She was 81 years old. An avid gardener and reader, she was a former longtime employee for Stop & Shop in Everett. She was the beloved wife of Melvin F. “Bud” Peavey; loving mother of Kenneth F....

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Everett High School Gala Christmas Concert: December 20, Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts

December 28, 2011
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Everett High School Gala Christmas Concert: December 20, Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts

Everett High School’s Music Program was the star of the show at the annual performance of their Gala Christmas Concert 2011. Students from all grade levels in the high school performed musical magic in the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts for a very appreciative audience.  Under the direction of Everett Public...

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Elks Donate Dictionaries to Everett Public School Third Graders

December 28, 2011
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Elks Donate Dictionaries to Everett Public School Third Graders

Following the tradition of several years, the Everett/Saugus Lodge #642 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks recently donated 400 English dictionaries to every third grade student in the public school district. The presentation ceremony was held at the Madeline English School, with students from third grade classes taught by Ms. Golden,...

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Program Helps Sick, Disabled Kids and Their Families for the Holidays

December 28, 2011
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Times of celebration are few and far between for families that care for young people with chronic conditions. That goes for Christmas and, basically, any other time of year. And it’s not because they can’t have a good time, but rather because there just isn’t any time for it. It’s something that Dr. Thomas...

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Inaugural Ceremonies to Be Held Tuesday, Jan. 3

December 28, 2011
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City Clerk Michael Matarazzo and Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. announced the 2012 Inaugural Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012.  The program starts at 5:30 PM at the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for Performing Arts, in Everett High School.  The public is invited and welcome to attend the ceremony.  The Inauguration will...

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Out with the Old; In with the New

December 28, 2011
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It was a turbulent and tumultuous year in some parts of the world. In this nation, it was, above all, a year when we got more of the same rather than the dramatic change needed to alter our course. The economy improved just a bit but millions remain unemployed, businesses refuse to hire new...

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Police Briefs 12-28-2011

December 28, 2011
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December 19 Francisco Duverge, 40, 213 Linden St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Timothy Sheehan, 54, 19 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested for kidnapping and assault and battery. December 20 Gabriel Costa, 17, 130 Elm St., Everett, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Dimitri Duvinard, 18, 100...

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Sports 12-28-2011

December 28, 2011
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EHS girls hoop team triumph, 46-34 The Everett High girls basketball team posted its first win of the season, improving to 1-1, with an impressive 46-34 triumph at Haverhill last Tuesday. Amanda DeSouza enjoyed a banner evening, pumping in 21 points to lead the Lady Crimson Tide in the scoring department. Tori Cyrus reached double...

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Obituaries 12-28-2011

December 28, 2011
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Helen Burke Medford Resident Helen G. (Costa) Burke of Medford died on December 24. She was the former wife of the late Joseph Brochi; beloved mother of Miss Gail Hansen and her husband, Barry of Everett, Carol Castiello of Everett and the late Robert Brochi; grandmother of Stephen, Daniel, Christine, Michael, Loreen Marie, Joseph,...

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A Forgotten Era of Everett Square

December 21, 2011
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A Forgotten Era of Everett Square

Everett Square 1895. The city is showing its Victorian grandeur, with its steepled churches, cobblestone streets, wide sidewalks, large overhanging awnings, horse driven carriages and trolleys. There is the absence of automobiles. It will be another decade before they appear and change the course of life for Everett residents and for mankind. The pace...

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New Business Springs to Life: Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens on Norman Street in Everett

December 21, 2011
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New Business Springs to Life: Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens on Norman Street in Everett

People of all ages have been jumping over to the Sky Zone Everett, a new indoor trampoline park, for fun and fitness. Stella Downie, owner of the spacious 27,000-square foot facility located at 69 Norman St., welcomed Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and city officials to the ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday. Downie has built up a...

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Eagle Bank Donates Clothing to Whidden Hospital Patients

December 21, 2011
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Eagle Bank Donates Clothing to Whidden Hospital Patients

Members of the bank’s Business Development staff dropped off at the hospital a half-dozen bins filled with new winter clothing, which will be given to homeless patients who typically arrive with only the clothes they are wearing. “There is a tremendous need,” said Whidden Hospital Administrator Deborah Murphy, explaining that the clothes will be...

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Mayor to Host Human Services Fundraiser

December 21, 2011
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Mayor Carlo and Stacy DeMaria Jr. invites all residents and businesses for a Holiday Luncheon on Friday, December 23 at the 8/10 Restaurant from 11:30 a.m, – 2:30 p.m. on Norwood Street to celebrate and support the Human Services Department. Everett’s Department of Human Services works tirelessly throughout the year to provide assistance to...

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