ECTV Online Programming Interrupted

May 1, 2013
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According to Everett Communications Director Alyson Dell Isola, ECTVonline.com programming has been suspended because of a crash of the cable access channel’s broadcasting server. The $13,000 piece of computer equipment recently crashed, leaving the station with no way to store or broadcast its various program offerings when there is no one at the station...

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Everett Police Participate in Drug Take Back

May 1, 2013
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On Saturday, April 27th, the Everett Police Department participated in the annual “DEA Prescription Drug Take Back” program. The purpose of the program is to encourage residents to turn in unused prescription medications so that they can be disposed of properly.  The collected drugs are then turned over to the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration)...

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Police Briefs 05-01-2013

May 1, 2013
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April 8 Anthony Luongo, 36, 44 Sherman St., Revere, was arrested for carrying a knife, resisting arrest. Erin Sullivan, 32, Lawrence, MA, was arrested on warrants. April 9 Felecia Harris, 42, 5 Argyle St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, domestic assault and battery. Russ Luciano, 26, 742 Broadway,...

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EHS Baseball Team Wins Two, Now 6-1

May 1, 2013
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The Everett High baseball team improved to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the Greater Boston League with a pair of victories this week over GBL rivals Medford and Somerville. Last Friday’s encounter at Playstead Park with Medford saw ace Crimson Tide hurler Zerif Pajazetovic spin a brilliant one hitter over the full seven inning...

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Obituaries 05-01-2013

May 1, 2013
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Rose Radosta Homemaker Rose (Mancuso) Radosta died at her Everett home on April 28.  She was 85 years old. A homemaker, born in Boston and a longtime Evertt resident, she was the beloved wife of Charles Radosta; the dear and devoted mother of Maria Bussell and her husband, Steven of Everett and Mark C....

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Robert Van Campen Announces His Candidacy for Mayor of Everett

April 24, 2013
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Robert Van Campen Announces His Candidacy for Mayor of Everett

Alderman Robert Van Campen who has served for 12 years on the Board of Aldermen has declared his candidacy for Mayor of Everett in the upcoming election. The following is his announcement: During my twelve years as a member of the Board of Aldermen, I have been guided by a single philosophy – to...

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Mayor DeMaria Visits Paris Street Gallery

April 24, 2013
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Mayor DeMaria Visits Paris Street Gallery

Mayor Carlo DeMaria congratulated Alvin Colon, a Boston Resident, who recently opened the Paris Street Gallery on 101 Paris Street. The Mayor visited Colon and other members of the Paris Street Gallery to present them with a citation commemorating the joyous occasion of recently opening the art studio. Colon is an original member of the...

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Everett Becomes Home to Popular Tortilla Company

April 24, 2013
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Everett Becomes Home to Popular Tortilla Company

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently met with Jamie Mammano, chef and owner of five exclusive Boston Restaurants, including Mistral, Sorellina, Teatro, and Mooo, and now Everett business owner. Mammano has chosen Everett to set up shop for his latest business venture, Tortilleria La Nina. Located on Elm Street, Tortilleria La Nina is no small acquisition...

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City Holds Special Meeting to Authorize Casino Vote

April 24, 2013
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After a recent ruling by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission adopting emergency regulations to allow cities and towns to determine when to hold referenda, Mayor Carlo DeMaria called special meetings of both the Common Council and the Board of Aldermen this past Tuesday, April 23 to request their authorization to schedule a referendum regarding the...

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Casino Opposition Surfaces: Everett United Addresses Board of Aldermen

April 24, 2013
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The honeymoon, as they say is over. Local opponents to casino proposal began to surface, just as they have in every other Massachusetts community that is considering a casino proposal. Two local residents and two non-residents addressed the Board of Aldermen during the public comment period on Monday night to speak out against the...

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Analysis: Matewsky’s Victory Finalized; Time for Opponents to Move On: But New State Rep Should Be on His Guard as Well

April 24, 2013
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Between charges of smear tactics, scandals involving bad behavior, write-in campaigns, absentee ballots and recounts, it could be argued that the just completed Special Election for State Representative from Everett was not a showcase for all the best that democracy has to offer. I want to be clear on this subject. I am neither...

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Police Briefs 04-24-2013

April 24, 2013
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April 2 William Dunn, 46, 31 Fairview Terrace, Malden, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle. Shaquille Lee, 20, 10 Winter St., Quincy, was arrested on a warrant. April 3 Panofsky Dieujuste, 22, 605 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for possessing Class D with intent to distribute (2...

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EHS Baseball Team Wins Pair, Now 4-1

April 24, 2013
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The Everett High baseball team put it all together in both of its games this past week   outstanding pitching, timely hitting, and stellar defense   to earn a pair of victories and improve to 4-1 on the season. The Crimson Tide pulled out a nail-biter in a 3-2 triumph over Greater Boston League rival Malden...

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Obituaries 04-24-2013

April 24, 2013
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Patricia Nuzzo Her Family Was Her Greatest Joy Patricia F. (Cray) Nuzzo of Everett passed away at the Mass. General Hospital on April 19. She was 73 years old. Born in Malden on August 14,1939, she was the daughter of the late George and Isabelle (Holden) Cray and lived at Pine Banks where her...

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Welcome to the Wynn

April 18, 2013
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When Steve Wynn gave his first press conference in December about the possibility of building a hotel/casino in Everett, he downplayed the casino.  He said over and over again that his hotel was a luxury destination first and that the staff makes sure that everyone who visits a Wynn resort leaves with a great...

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Welcome to the Wynn: Everett Business Leaders Get a Chance to Visit the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas

April 17, 2013
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Welcome to the Wynn: Everett Business Leaders Get a Chance to Visit the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas

When Steve Wynn gave his first press conference in December about the possibility of building a hotel/casino in Everett, he downplayed the casino.  He said over and over again that his hotel was a luxury destination first and that the staff makes sure that everyone who visits a Wynn resort leaves with a great...

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Mass Bay Credit Union’s Grand Opening

April 17, 2013
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Mass Bay Credit Union’s Grand Opening

Blue balloons, prizes, coffee and cookies were available throughout the week of April 8-12 to welcome and inform members about the services available at Mass Bay Credit Union’s new Everett Branch location at 183 Main Street, which opened January 2013. “Our Grand Opening is a great way to show our appreciation to our current...

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Crime Down 28% over Last Five Years: Mayor and EPD Release Annual Report

April 17, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Everett Police Department recently released the EPD’s Annual Report, an extensive document that covers the previous year in Everett as it relates to policing and crime. The report is available for public viewing on the EPD website – everettpolicema.com. In the Annual Report, Everett saw an overall drop in...

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School Committee to Consider $63M Operating Budget

April 17, 2013
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The annual public hearing on the Everett School Department’s proposed budget was held last night (Tuesday, April 16) at 5:30 p.m., after the Independent’s deadline. According to Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire and Assistant Superintendent Charles Obremski, the School Committee was scheduled to preside over the presentation of a $63,6769,532 proposed school operating budget...

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School Committee Set to Vote Against School Choice

April 17, 2013
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According to Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire, the Everett School Committee was scheduled to hold a public hearing on the issue of whether or not to open Everett classrooms to students from outside of the district, on Tuesday, April 16, following the hearing on the FY 2014 school budget. However, the superintendent also noted...

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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....

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Falter Spins One Hitter, Crimson Tide Win, 4-0

April 17, 2013
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When Sophomore Lawrence Falter gave up a line drive base hit to the first batter he faced Saturday morning at Methuen, little could the Methuen lineup have suspected, as their lead off-man rounded first to the claps and cheers of his teammates, that this would be their only base hit for the next seven...

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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Brigida ‘Noni’ Saldutti Of Everett Brigida “Noni” Saldutti of Everett died on April 9.  The beloved wife of the late Michele, she was the mother of Salvatore R. of Everett and was predeceased by her siblings.  She is survived by one granddaughter, Tinamarie Saldutti and two great grandsons, Anthony and Salvatore DiPierro.  Funeral arrangements...

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911 Dispatcher Receives Citation: Landoli Credited with Helping to Save Choking Child

April 10, 2013
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911 Dispatcher Receives Citation: Landoli Credited with Helping to Save Choking Child

Everett 911 dispatcher Michael Landoli was honored by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and members of the Board of Aldermen Monday night for his actions during his dispatch shift several months ago, which helped the Everett fire department save the life of a choking child. Mayor DeMaria, reading from the citation, recalled Landoli’s efforts during an...

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