Temporary Library to Be Set Up During Shute Construction

June 5, 2013
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Everett Library Director Deborah Abraham appeared before the Common Council Monday night to answer questions about the planned Shute Library construction. According to Abraham, library officials and project managers have been busy working behind the scenes, “on construction development and plan review” for several months. As a result, she was able to inform the...

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Day Named New Ad at Pope John

June 5, 2013
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Roger Day has been named the new director of athletics at Pope John XXIII High School. Day has been the highly successful coach of the Danvers High baseball team that won the Northeastern Conference Small championship this season. He was named the NEC Coach of the Year. Day also served as the offensive coordinator...

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Thank You Sen. DiDomenico

June 5, 2013
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There’s money at the State House.  That is for sure as the state budget for this fiscal year nears the $34 billion mark. One just needs to know either where to look or what new programs might work in a community. And this is where Everett’s state senator, Sal DiDomenico, has an advantage over...

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Baseball Team Ousted in Tourney Opener, 6-2

June 5, 2013
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The Everett High baseball team dropped its first round contest in the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA state baseball tournament by a score of 6-2 to Westford Academy last Saturday at Morelli Field in Melrose. Everett came into the contest as the sixth seed in the D-1 North on the strength of...

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Obituaries 06-05-2013

June 5, 2013
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William Edward Cunningham US Postal Service Retiree William Edward Cunningham of Everett died unexpectedly at home on May 31.  He was 64 years old. A US Postal Service retiree, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Era. Born in Boston, the son of the late William and Marie (Connors) Cunningham, he...

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Memorial Day Moves to Everett Stadium: New Veterans Plaza Helps Draw Bigger Crowd

May 29, 2013
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Memorial Day Moves to Everett Stadium: New Veterans Plaza Helps Draw Bigger Crowd

After decades of paying respect to fallen soldiers from Everett and elsewhere around the country at Everett cemetery, the city’s annual Memorial Day services moved to the newly established Veterans Plaza at the entrance of Everett Memorial Stadium on Monday and the change seemed to help draw a bigger crowd. More than a dozen...

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Getting There: Wynn, City Officials Discuss Traffic Improvements for Resort-casino

May 29, 2013
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Getting There: Wynn, City Officials Discuss Traffic Improvements for Resort-casino

With just a month to go before Everett voters will decide if they want a resort casino operating within their city’s borders, consultants working for the casino developer and Mayor DeMaria convened a public meeting to discuss proposed traffic and roadway measures that could mitigate the concerns raised by a development that could bring...

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City Receives Grant for New Constituent Services Software

May 29, 2013
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City Receives Grant for New Constituent Services Software

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to report that the City of Everett is one of thirty- five (35) communities that will be aided by the Commonwealth Connect smart phone application, SeeClickFix, thanks to funding through the Patrick Administration’s Community Innovation Challenge Grant Program. SeeClickFix is an expanded application, available for free download, that allows...

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Aldermen Faced Light Agenda Tuesday Night: Aldermen Scheduled to Discuss $700,000 Transfer from High School Building Account

May 29, 2013
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Because of the Memorial Day holiday, the Everett Board of Aldermen were scheduled to hold their final meeting of May last night, Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Due to the Independent’s deadline, coverage of that meeting for this week’s paper was not possible, but the Board was facing a...

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Mayor to Re-present Parkway Overlay Legislation

May 29, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his administration have been working recently to update proposed legislation regarding a Parkway Overlay District. It is the Mayor’s intention to represent this legislation to the City Council in the upcoming weeks. Working with the consulting group Parsons Brinkerhoff, a global planning, engineering and construction management firm, the Mayor is...

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Proposed Traffic Improvements

May 29, 2013
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Today, anyone traveling on Route 99 or Route 16 during the morning or evening commutes, usually just sits in traffic. One can only wonder what the traffic might be if the State Gaming Commission gives Steve Wynn the green light to construct his casino on Route 99. The sure bet is that there will...

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EHS Baseball, Softball Await Tourney Pairings

May 29, 2013
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The Everett High baseball and softball teams were awaiting the announcement yesterday (Tuesday) of their seedings and pairings for the MIAA Division I North Sectionals of the Massachusetts baseball and softball tournaments. The EHS baseball team concluded an outstanding 15-5 regular season (including a 7-1 mark in the Greater Boston League to earn a...

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Obituaries 05-29-2013

May 29, 2013
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Phyllis Antonelli 60 Year Revere Resident, formerly of Chelsea Phyllis M. (Reid) Antonelli of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died at her Revere home following a long illness on May 22. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she attended Chelsea Schools and came to Revere in 1953. Her beloved husband, Rocco...

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Community Places Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Community Places Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Veterans Services held a hugely suc­cessful flag placement event this past Saturday, May 18th. Families, Boy Scout troops and residents came together to help place flags on Veter­ans graves at the Woodlawn Cemetery for Memorial Day. “Saturday was a great day,” state Mayor DeMaria, “We had an...

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Household Hazardous Waste Day a Success

May 22, 2013
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Household Hazardous Waste Day a Success

Household Hazardous Waste Day A Success. Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Recycling Department recently held a successful Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, May 11th at the City Services facility. The City of Everett and Clean Harbors, a comprehensive environmental, energy and industrial service, provided residents with a single source opportunity for hazardous waste...

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City Kicks off Harbor Plan Process: Plan Also Being Paid for by Casino Developer

May 22, 2013
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The city took its first steps toward establishing a Metropolitan Harbor Plan (MHP) with the state of Massachusetts on Monday night, when they kicked off the Harbor Planning process with the first of two public hearings at a meeting on the third floor of City Hall. According to James Errickson, the director of planning...

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Everett Vision Plan Set to Be Unveiled June 4

May 22, 2013
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The City of Everett and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council are set to unveil their yearlong effort at creating a vision tool for future development in the city. According to Director of Planning and Community Development James Errickson, MAPC will present “Many Voices, One Future: The Everett Vision Plan” on Tuesday June 4 from...

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Traffic Study Meeting Just One Step of Many

May 22, 2013
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The public meeting that was scheduled Tuesday evening (last night), to unveil a traffic mitigation package for the proposed Wynn Resort Casino on lower Broadway is just one step in a process that will likely take the next few months and be decided by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, if the proposal ultimately is approved....

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Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...

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Police Briefs 05-22-2013

May 22, 2013
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April 30 Leslie Ann Pisapia, 27, 142 School St., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with revoked license. Shannon Sparks, 25, 52 Alston St., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. May 1 David Callinan, 35, 708 Broadway, was arrested on warrants. May 2 Damion Lewis, 36, 26 Waters Ave., Everett, was arrested on...

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EHS Baseball Team Clinches Share of GBL

May 22, 2013
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The Everett High baseball team clinched a share of the Greater Boston League title with a solid 7-2 victory over Cambridge Monday, marking the fourth straight season that the Crimson Tide have won either an outright or a co-GBL crown. Everett ended its GBL schedule with a 7-1 mark (13-5 overall) to tie for...

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Obituaries 05-22-2013

May 22, 2013
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Annie Elio Of Charlestown Annie Elio of Charlestown died on May 16. She was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Antoniette; sister of the late Carmen, Theresa Cardalino, Lena Vetrano and her twin sister Josephine and is survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral...

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Community Comes Together for Annual Spring Clean Up

May 15, 2013
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Community Comes Together for Annual Spring Clean Up

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, the City of Everett, and the Everett Beautification Committee held a hugely successful Spring Clean Up Event this past Saturday, May 11th.  The event was sponsored by GTA Co., Inc., Everett Supply-True Value Hardware, and The Everett Square Deli. Residents and city workers came together in an effort to continue to...

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Steve Wynn Unveils New Hotel/Casino

May 15, 2013
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Steve Wynn Unveils New Hotel/Casino

Steve Wynn showcased new details and renderings of his proposed $1.2 billion Wynn Resort Hotel and casino during an event Friday afternoon at the Edward G. Connolly Center. The presentation attracted state and city officials, school leaders, and Everett residents who listened as Wynn, one of the world’s foremost developers of hotels and casino...

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