Everett Falls in Super Bowl

December 23, 2014
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Everett Falls in Super Bowl

In a Super Bowl showdown matching the top-ranked teams in Massachusetts, No. 1 Xaverian High School bested No. 2 Everett. 38-29, to lay claim to the Division 1 state title Saturday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. The game lived up to expectations as two of the Bay State’s most revered coaches, Everett’s John DiBiaso,...

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Everett Christmas

December 23, 2014
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Everett Christmas

She might have been a little bashful, but Alexis Burgos sat on Santa’s lap Thursday night, Dec. 4, to tell him all about her Christmas wishes while her family snapped photos of the event. Santa Claus made a special stop at Everett City Hall on Dec. 4 to get all the Christmas lists from...

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Somerville Files Lawsuit Against Casino

December 23, 2014
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Everett’s booming neighbor to the south, Somerville, has filed a four-count lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) for awarding the casino license to Wynn Resorts, and has asked the court to reverse the decision that gave Everett its casino project. Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone did not immediately return phone calls requesting comment for...

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Oil Boom Finally Takes Effect on Heating Costs

December 23, 2014
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The convergence of an oil boom in America – along with several other favorable circumstances around the world in the petroleum industry – have local heating oil customers looking at hundreds of dollars in savings this year, and perhaps happy to see (and not dreading to see) the oilman pull up in front of...

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Police Briefs 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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Monday, 11/24/14 Thomas Crowe, 57, 28 Baldwin Ave., Everett, was arrested with breaking and entering in the day with intent to commit a felony. Tuesday, 11/25 Minoca Belyea, 27, 20 Prospect St., Everett, was arrested for being a disorderly person, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. Kristina Lynn H all,...

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A Great Season

December 23, 2014
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We congratulate the Everett High School football team on another fantastic season. While the Tide fell just short of capturing the Division 1 state championship in a 38-29 loss to Xaverian at Gillette Stadium, when you look at the big picture, it’s truly remarkable what the Crimson Tide accomplished this season. Coach John DiBiaso...

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From the Mayor’s Office

December 23, 2014
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Everett Recreation taking applications The Everett Recreation Department is now accepting registration for the winter 2015 schedule and youth winter league basketball. Programs accommodate all ages from toddlers to adults, both male and female, and are a great way to meet new people and stay in shape during the winter season. Programs include toddler...

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Everett is Recognized as Green Community by Massachusetts

December 23, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development are pleased to announce that the City has been designated as a Green Community from the Patrick Administration. The Green Communities Designation and Grant Program helps municipalities navigate and meet the five criteria required to become a Green Community, in turn qualifying them for...

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Obituaries 10-12-2014

December 23, 2014
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Peter Skerry Retired Everett Firefighter Peter E. Skerry of Everett passed away on December 7. He was 89 years old. Mr. Skerry was a US Navy veteran of World War II and an Everett Firefighter serving 32 years prior to his retirement. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine T. (O’Brien); loving...

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Community Gathers in Square for Annual Tree Lighting

December 4, 2014
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Community Gathers in Square for Annual Tree Lighting

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with the Everett Chamber of Commerce, welcomed hundreds of residents and community members to the City’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Downtown Open House this past Friday night. The evening began with Santa Claus arriving on an Everett Fire Truck.  Residents were then entertained with traditional Christmas carols by...

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E-Cigarettes Sales Restricted in Everett

December 4, 2014
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On September 22, 2014, the Everett Board of Health voted to amend their current regulation entitled “Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”.  The regulation now contains an expanded definition of tobacco products that include products containing tobacco or nicotine and products, regardless of nicotine content, that rely on vaporization such as e-cigarettes or vapor...

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Council Passes Mayor’s Snow- Shoveling Ordinance

December 4, 2014
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The item regarding the new snow-shoveling ordinance proposed by Mayor DeMaria was passed by the City Council at last Monday’s meeting.  Mayor DeMaria and the City Council have worked together and have accepted a two-year trial ordinance that would call for mandatory snow removal by residents on abutting sidewalks in the interest of public...

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Good Luck, Everett High Football

December 4, 2014
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The Everett High football program has enjoyed so much success that we’ve almost come to expect that the Crimson Tide will be playing every year in the Super Bowl on the first Saturday in December – at Gillette Stadium, no less. But the fact is that each team is different – and it’s taken...

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Obituaries 12-03-2014

December 4, 2014
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Mary ‘Mae’ Diamond First National Stores retiree and Chelsea Soldiers’ Home Volunteer with over 20,000 hours of service Mary R. “Mae” (Covino) Diamond of Melrose entered into rest on Sunday, November 30 in the Oosterman Rest Home in Melrose. She was 95 years old. Mrs. Diamond retired from the First National Stores where she...

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Hanlon Provides Update on Webster School

December 4, 2014
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Webster School Principal Denise Hanlon told the School Committee Monday night that the Webster School, “really is the best school in the city and I’m not just saying that because it is my school.” Hanlon who was invited to the meeting Monday as part of the School Committee’s Administrator’s Forum, also told the committee...

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City Receives Christmas Tree Donations from Residents

November 27, 2014
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City Receives Christmas Tree Donations from Residents

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was happy to once again accept a donation of a beautiful pine tree to be used for the City’s Christmas Tree in Everett Square. Jim and Kristine Reeves, of 81 Chelsea Street, provided the City with an extremely unique gift. The majestic tree, which stands well over 50 feet tall, was...

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Police Briefs 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Mon, 11/3 Claudia Ardon Alas, 26, 130 Cottage St., was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Marcial Molina, 44, 48 Norwood St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant and revoked/suspended registration. Tuesday, 11/4 Joseph Gadman III, 33, 161 Elm St., Everett, was arrested for five court default warrants. Edward McCurdy, 55, Homeless, Everett, was...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...

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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Pleasure being a coach To the Everett Crimson Tide C Team I would like to thank the players, cheerleaders, coaches and parents for one of the best seasons that I have ever had. The pleasure I had of being the coach to this group of young men was very satisfying. They proved that hard...

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Mayor DeMaria to open Everett Community Fitness Center

November 27, 2014
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Since first taking office in 2009, Mayor DeMaria has remained committed to bringing more health and wellness opportunities and education to the City of Everett and its residents. Under his leadership the Energize Everett, Recreation, and Human Services Departments have all been continually expanding to incorporate more classes and initiatives focusing on both fitness...

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Obituaries 11-26-2014

November 27, 2014
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Daniel Hanlon Computer-Telephone Engineer; Son of City Councillor and Former Everett Mayor Daniel J. Hanlon of Everett entered into rest unexpectedly on Saturday, November 22 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. Dan was only 50 years old. Born in Everett, he lived in Everett for most of his life and was a Computer-Telephone...

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No Discussion:Wynn Says It Knows of No Investigation by Federal Authorities

November 27, 2014
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Wynn Resorts officials said this week that they are aware of no federal investigation into money laundering by customers of its casinos, and believe that there is no threat to the Everett casino license due to allegations of the investigation. “We are not aware of any investigation of the company and no agency has...

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Everett Human Services Providing Holiday Meals To Local Families:More than 200 Families Being Helped Through Donation Program

November 27, 2014
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Everett City Councilor John Leo McKinnon, the Everett Kiwanis Club, Everett Elks Club, the Whidden Hospital and the Craft Brewers Guild of Boston are just a few of the local organizations that have donated to the Everett Human Services department’s annual holiday meals program for local, needy families. According to Human Services Director Carolyn...

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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

November 27, 2014
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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

The Boston Harley Davidson sales and service mega-store on Revere Beach Parkway closed last week in it’s planned move to Revere’s Copeland Circle. The Revere store plans to open on Nov. 29 – Black Friday. The Everett store officially closed on Thursday, Nov. 20. For years, the only Harley dealership in the immediate vicinity...

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