Fundraising

November 3, 2017
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Fundraising

Senator Sal DiDomenico addressed a large crowd in attendance at his annual Fall Fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Silver Fox. The sold-out time attracted friends from near and far, including Senate President Stan Rosenberg.

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Coach John DiBiaso Reaches 300-Victory Milestone

November 3, 2017
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Coach John DiBiaso Reaches 300-Victory Milestone

By Cary Shuman When public address announcer Josh Del Gaizo informed the crowd during the final seconds of  the St. John’s Prep-Everett game Friday night that John DiBiaso had reached the 300-victory milestone, the fans in attendance responded with hearty applause. The Everett High football team had put on a clinic in the Division...

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Everett Opens Playoffs with Victory Over the Prep:Willcox, Likely Spark Tide to 49-14 Win

November 3, 2017
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By Cary Shuman There were more than 50 playoff games Friday night but only one team put 28 points on the scoreboard in the first quarter. And that was the No. 1-ranked Everett High School football team, who struck early and often on its way to a dominating 49-14 victory over a traditionally strong...

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Election Time:Two Races and a Write-In Campaign on Tap

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. and Seth Daniel Election Day arrives next Tuesday, Nov. 7, and Everett voters will finally get to decide who shall represent them on the City Council and School Committee for the next two years, though a dearth of candidates for Ward Council seats means there will only be two races...

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Council Approves Amended Ethics Reporting Procedures

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. After much discussion and several votes on Monday, October 23, the Everett City Council finally voted to approve new City procedures for requiring reporting and investigation of perceived “fraudulent activity, misappropriation and corruption,” by City officials. However, the new rules will not apply to the City Council itself or its...

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Council Votes Against Building Fund; Cites ‘Abdication’ of Its Duties

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The City Council denied a proposal by Chief Financial Officer Eric Demas and Building Maintenance Director George Lane to establish a new, revolving fund to allow the Building Maintenance Department to more easily make “capital repairs.” The proposal would have used money paid to the city for the lease of...

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Sen DiDomenico, Rep Decker, the Campaign to Lift the Cap on Kids Host Caps and Mittens Day at the State House

November 3, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett), Representative Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge), and members of the Campaign to Lift the Cap on Kids recently held Caps and Mittens Day at the State House as part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the need to Lift the Cap on Kids in Massachusetts. Senator DiDomenico and Representative Decker...

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Wynn Tidbits

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor resort will hold a ‘topping off’ ceremony of the steel structure for its podium portion of the site. The steel being put up by the Ironworkers is coming to an end on the project, as the tower will be made of reinforced concrete and not steel beams....

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City Looks to Get Properties on Historic Register, Nothing on Now

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The past is about to get more present. In a city where history has been forgotten or pushed aside for decades, a new effort by the Planning Department and the new Historical Commission is looking to identify properties, sites and areas throughout the community that could qualify for the National Register...

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Council Candidates Participate in First Immigration Issue Voter Guide

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Everett Safe and Welcoming City Coalition has put together its first voter’s guide on immigration issues for the coming City Election in Everett. The Safe and Welcoming City Coalition was formed this year in March by several immigrant-led organizations and other members of the community. It is championed by La...

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License Commission Favors Conditional Approval on Ferry Street

November 3, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett Licensing Board conditionally approved a liquor license transfer on Monday night, Oct. 23, for the Castillo nightclub on Ferry Street, as long as the new owners pass building, fire-code inspections and submit a new floor plan to the Commission for approval. The license transfer approval clears the way...

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Gas Station Proposal Hits Lower Broadway Industrial Area

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After withdrawing a controversial housing proposal for the industrial section of Bow Street, Lower Broadway property owner George Varoudakis Jr. will return to the Planning Board next month with a new proposal for a gas station and convenience store. Situating itself on the heavily traveled corner of Beacham and Robin streets...

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Veterans Assisting Veterans Raises 15K though Generous Donation of 24-Karat Gold Motorcycle

November 3, 2017
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Veterans Assisting Veterans (VAV) a 100% volunteer, 501C3, which donates 100% of its proceeds to veterans, veterans causes, veteran organizations and veteran charities received a $15,000-dollar check from Kelly Auto Group. Kelly Auto Group with locations in Lynnfield, Beverly and Danvers, MA, who recently became aware of the storied 24 karat gold plated motorcycle...

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Master Plan for Malden River Greenway Completed, Ready

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA), in partnership with the cities of Everett, Malden, and Medford, announced the completion this week of the Malden River Greenway Vision Plan to reimagine the future of the Malden River. The announcement came after a lively party-type meeting earlier this month in Everett on the...

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks municipal Election day in cities and towns across Massachusetts. Although the turmoil and generally crazy state of affairs on the national level has distracted all of us from what is going on in our own backyards, every voter must refocus their attention on the election of local officials whose actions...

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Sports 11-01-2017

November 3, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS volleyball team qualifies for tourney The Everett High volleyball team punched its ticket for a Journey to the Tourney with a 3-1 victory over Pope John on Senior Night last Monday. Before earning their 10th win of the season, the Lady Crimson Tide honored the seven members of the Class of...

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Obituaries 11-01-2017

November 3, 2017
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Don Barry Of Somerville Don Barry of Somerville died on October 25. Beloved husband for 62 years to Jean M. (Ventura), he was the loving father of Donnie Barry and his wife, Phyllis of Somerville and the late Steven M. Barry. A wake service was held at the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home,...

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Catherine Tomassi Hicks For Councillor-At- Large

November 1, 2017
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It has been a long time since I first became a member of the Everett City Council some twenty-plus years ago. My agenda has always been to respect what I hear from my constituents and fight hard to make things happen your way. There is no doubting that my persistence has made sure your...

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City Continues Tree Planting

October 27, 2017
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City Continues Tree Planting

In an effort to continue to beautify and prepare our neighborhoods for the entire season, Mayor DeMaria, the Department of Public Works and the Office of Planning and Development recently coordinated the planting of trees on Main Street. Every dollar spent on planting and caring for a community tree yields benefits that are two...

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Housing Court Opens to Everett

October 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Housing Court in Boston has been a refuge since the 1970s for mediation, litigation and resolution of all sorts of housing issues, but throughout all of that time, it has been closed off to Everett landlords, tenants and City officials. Instead, they had to file cases in Malden District Court...

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Everett Man Arrested after Brutal Attack on Dog in Driveway

October 27, 2017
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Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie announced the arrest of an Everett man on animal cruelty charges. On Friday, October 20, 2017, Everett Patrol Officers Brian Herbert and Thomas Parsons responded to a Floyd Street address for a report of a male abusing a dog. On arrival, the officers observed the male dragging...

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Crimson Tide football will Play Thanksgiving Game at Fenway Park

October 27, 2017
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Clear the base paths, here come the Tide. The Everett Crimson Tide football team will look to paint the Pesky Pole red as they face off against Masconomet Regional High School in Fenway Park the night before Thanksgiving, Nov. 22. Fenway Sports Management (FSM) announced the addition of high school football to the schedule...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Purchases More Lower Broadway Properties

October 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Wynn Boston Harbor has purchased at least three new, off-site Lower Broadway properties over the past month, adding to an array of properties already purchased in the last 18 months. The Everett resort casino spent $2.795 million to purchase at least three properties on Thorndike Street, Lynde Street and Scott Place...

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Code Enforcement Task Force Reaping Early Benefits

October 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Health and Housing Inspector Mickey DeMato learned of Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s vision for a new and improved Code Enforcement Task Force, he took to the streets. He and the seven other inspectors didn’t crack down hardcore on residents in a gruff manner often seen in municipal inspections, but rather they...

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