School Committee Elects Parker as New Chairman D’onofrio Elected as New Vice Chairman

January 11, 2015
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School Committee Elects Parker as New Chairman D’onofrio Elected as New Vice Chairman

The Everett School Committee unanimously elected a new chairman and vice chairman Monday night, as former vice chairman Frank Parker ascended to the Chairman’s post and Bernie D’Onofrio became the vice chairman. Parker served as the vice chairman for the past two years, during Allen Panarese’s chairmanship and thanked his colleagues for the vote...

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Capone Elected as Council President

January 11, 2015
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Capone Elected as Council President

The Everett City Council met briefly on Monday night for the sole purpose of establishing their rules and electing a new Council President for 2015.The result was that Councilor Fred Capone was elected unanimously to serve as just the second President of the new City Council, with only eight members present. Councilors Michael Marchese,...

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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

January 11, 2015
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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

The controversial land deal on lower Broadway slated to hold the new Wynn casino passed papers on Monday, with Wynn purchasing the former Monsanto Chemical property for $35 million from FBT Everett. On Tuesday, City leaders had planned to celebrate the milestone at a gathering on the property, but the extreme cold weather drove...

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City of Boston Joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

January 11, 2015
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The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license agreement given to Wynn in Everett by the MGC last November. A cornerstone to the argument is the impacts on Charlestown. The 74-page filing by...

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Police Briefs 01-07-2015

January 11, 2015
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Tuesday, Dec. 23 Jill Blanco, 39, 405 Washington St., Norwell, was arrested on a warrant. Raynel Garcia, 23, 426 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for possession of a Class D substance with intent to sell, unlawful possession of a firearm without license, and unlawful possession of ammunition. Eleonore Meme, 49, 37 School St., Everett,...

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MLK Scholarship Breakfast Set for Jan 19

January 11, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Bishop Robert G. Brown of the Zion Church Ministries would like to remind residents that the 11th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast will take place on Monday, January 19th at 9:00AM at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. The event, sponsored by Zion Church Ministries, is...

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Sports 01-07-2015

January 11, 2015
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EHS Roundup Girls basketball team  seeks finishing touch To paraphrase Everett Dirksen, the late RepubIican U.S. Senator from Illinois,(who reportedly once said, in referring to the huge budget requests of the Democrats, “A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you’re talking real money.”), a bucket here and a bucket there, and the Everett High girls basketball...

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Obituaries 01-07-2015

January 11, 2015
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Sarah Nason Retired Northeastern University admissions department employee Sarah (Smith) Nason of Everett died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 27. She was 74 years old. Sarah grew up in Westwood, lived in Cambridge and Manhattan, and settled after marriage in Everett where she has lived for over 40 years. She was a dedicated employee in...

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Special Needs Students Enjoy Special Visit with Santa

January 4, 2015
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Special Needs Students Enjoy Special Visit with Santa

A group of students with severe special needs had a special visit with Santa at the North Shore Mall.  This was the teens’ second annual visit to tell Santa what they wanted for Christmas.  Some have very limited verbal abilities and Santa was very patient and encouraging of each one. The students hail from...

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English School Students and PTO Assemble Care Packages for Troops

January 4, 2015
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English School Students and PTO Assemble Care Packages for Troops

In an excellent display of cooperation and community spirit, English School students and members of the Parent Teacher Organization assembled care packages for U.S. troops who are serving overseas this holiday season. The packages are filled with a variety of items, from games to toiletries to snacks. Students, PTO members and school officials presented...

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2015 Residential Parking Sticker Information

January 4, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce the official start date for the 2015 Residential Parking Sticker Program and would like to remind residents of the new method for obtaining residential parking stickers. Effective Friday, January 2nd, vehicle owners must visit the website https://everettparking.cityhallsystems.com and submit an online application in order to receive their...

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Popeye, Stunning Lobby Will Highlight the New Wynn Resort Design

January 4, 2015
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Popeye, Stunning Lobby Will Highlight the New  Wynn Resort Design

Popeye will be coming to Everett. That according to the Boston Globe, which published a sneak-peak interview with Steve Wynn concerning his forthcoming redesign of the Everett casino project on the Mystic River. The Popeye revelation was but one of a number of newly revealed details about the project, including an increase in the...

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Police Briefs 12-31-2014

January 4, 2015
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Tuesday, 12/9 Dorothy Cooke, 54, 14 Joanne Rd., Burlington, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon and threatening to commit a crime and on a warrant. Michael Leaston, 29, 63 Grafton St., Quincy, was arrested for breaking and entering in the night with intent to commit a felony, attempting to commit a crime,...

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Mayor Demaria & City Team up with Everett United

January 4, 2015
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TO HELP THOSE IN NEED Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently welcomed Everett United to City Hall for the City’s Annual Holiday Toy Shopping and Delivery event. Everett United delivered hundreds of toys to City Hall to be distributed to Everett children for Christmas.  The members of Everett United previously picked out the toys and held...

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Virtual Field Trips Make ‘Penguin Day’ A Success at the Adams School

January 4, 2015
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To kick off its Pre-kindergarten curriculum theme, “All About Animals”, the Adams School held a fun and educational Penguin Day. Students celebrated by wearing black and white clothes and participating in a variety of themed activities. As an added bonus, the day corresponded with the installation of Eno Boards throughout the school. An Eno...

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Letter to the Editor

January 4, 2015
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On Saturday, December 13, my 14-year-old daughter and I went to Gateway Center where you can shop at Target, Old Navy and Bed Bath & Beyond. It was at 5 p.m. and the traffic snarl was something from a mass exodus movie. Cars were blocking entries to Target.  You could not exit the Target...

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Ring out the Old….

January 4, 2015
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The New Year always provides us with a time of reflection, both upon the year that has passed and upon the one to come. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at this time of year: Ring out, wild bells, to the wild...

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Obituaries 12-31-2014

January 4, 2015
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Joshua Bouvier Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Joshua Bouvier of Thornton, NH, formerly of Everett, entered into rest unexpectedly on Friday, December 26 in the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire. He was 23 years old. Born in Boston, Joshua lived in Everett for most of his life before relocating to New Hampshire....

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Everett Public Schools Experience History with Distrigas

December 24, 2014
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The Freedom Trail Foundation Scholars Program will return to educate every Everett Public Elementary School fifth grader this academic year, thanks to Distrigas of Massachusetts. Since 2009, Distrigas of Massachusetts’ support of the City of Everett history performances has provided the opportunity for all five Everett K-8 schools to take part in this interactive...

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Mayor Presents Options for Tax Levy

December 24, 2014
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On Monday December 15th, Mayor Carlo DeMaria held a special meeting of the City Council and Public Hearing to discuss how the Fiscal Year 2015 City of Everett property tax levy would be distributed between the Residential, Open Space, Commercial, Industrial and Personal Property classes and to announce the projected FY15 Residential and Commercial...

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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish Of Bike to the Sea Pathway

December 24, 2014
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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish Of Bike to the Sea Pathway

The solution to a gaping hole in the electricity needs of some three million Greater Boston residents could pay dividends for residents of Everett, Revere and Lynn in the form of a long-stalled bicycle/walking path. ISO New England – the overseer of the New England energy market and power grid – is currently analyzing...

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Center of the Universe:Framingham’s Stanfield Named All-New England

December 24, 2014
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Center of the Universe:Framingham’s Stanfield Named All-New England

Nick Stanfield was a big part of history in the Everett High School football program. Stanfield was the center snapping the ball in the shotgun to quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso during his record-breaking 2011 season as the state’s all-time leading touchdown passer. Stanfield was selected an All-Scholastic and Everett won the second of two consecutive...

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Police Briefs 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
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Monday, 12/1 Mark Ireton, 49, 66 Main St., Everett, was arrested for trespassing, being a disorderly person and resisting arrest. Joseph McPherson, 34, 88 Chestnut St., Everett, was arrested with failure to stop for police, two counts of failure to stop for mechanical signal and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Tuesday, 12/2 Ahmad...

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Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
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Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...

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