Joint PTO Hears from Cyber-bullying Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Englander Makes Second Visit to Everett in past Year

January 22, 2014
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Dr. Elizabeth Englander of Bridgewater State University’s Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) visited Everett for the second time in less than a year, to address Everett parent teacher organizations in a joint, city-wide meeting that was focused on reducing the threat from technology-based bullying among Everett students. According to its website, MARC is an...

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City Collects $2.5 Million in Back Taxes

January 22, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently received a report from Counselors at Law, D’Ambrosio Brown LLP, on the status of the City’s 2013 calendar year tax title collections. In 2013, the City collected over $2.5 million in back taxes and returned more than one hundred and fifty- four (154) properties to the active tax rolls. Since...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Police Briefs 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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12/3 Jose Vaquerano, 37 of 117 Union St. Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery. 1/1 Bruce MacGregor, 53, of 94 Main St., Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery; and threatening to commit a crime. Cecilia Spinney, 18, of 223 Elm St., Everett, was charged with a minor transporting/carrying liquor; and...

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EHS Hockey Team Raises Record to 6-4

January 22, 2014
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The Everett High hockey team pulled out a dramatic victory over Somerville this past week, scoring three goals in the final five minutes, to overcome a 2-1 deficit and skate away with a 4-2 victory. “We had been playing solidly throughout the game, but had been unable to take advantage of our chances to...

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Obituaries 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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William McCarthy Head Chef at New Bridge Cafe, Member of 5-2 Club of Chelsea William F. “Billy” McCarthy died most unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 7 after being stricken at work in the kitchen at New Bridge Cafe, Everett-Chelsea line. He was pronounced dead at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett, where he had been rushed....

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Night Shift Brewing Growing in Everett: Charlton Street Microbrewery Plans April Move to Santilli Highway

January 15, 2014
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Night Shift Brewing Growing in Everett: Charlton Street Microbrewery Plans April Move to Santilli Highway

For two years now Night Shift Brewery has operated in an industrial building on 3 Charlton Street in Everett, adjacent to the Charleston Chew condominium buildings off lower Broadway, as a popular brewery and tasting pub/tap room for small batch beer aficionados. But according to Night Shift Brewing co-founder Michael Oxton, the company’s operations...

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Marchese Chosen as First President of New City Council

January 15, 2014
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Marchese Chosen as First President of New City Council

For one night, at least, the new Everett City Council was in complete agreement as they voted unanimously on all three votes that were taken. Veteran Everett Alderman Michael Marchese was unanimously elected as the first President of the new City Council on Monday night, as the new government officially took power by electing...

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Everett School Committee Re-elects Panarese and Parker to Chair and Vice-chair Posts

January 15, 2014
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Everett School Committee Re-elects Panarese and Parker to Chair and Vice-chair Posts

The Everett School Committee began 2014 by re-electing two leaders with more than 21 combined years of service to the students of the school district and a thorough understanding of the issues that are sure to confront educational leaders in the coming year. Allen Panarese and Frank Parker, each of whom has served on...

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Performing with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra

January 15, 2014
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Performing with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra

Jennifer Riche, a 17 year-old student from Everett, will be performing the violin with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ to present a semi-staged opera – Puccini’s TOSCA. This is unique accomplishment from these talented young musicians and the performance will take place on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3pm at Sanders Theatre Harvard University. This one-time only...

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Supt. Foresteire Announces That Registration for EHS Evening School Begins

January 15, 2014
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Mr. Frederick F. Foresteire, Superintendent of Schools, announced that Evening School will begin on Monday evening, January 27, 2014. Superintendent Foresteire said you can go to Everett High School and register to learn Introduction to Computers, Introduction to MS Office and Furniture Refinishing. Students can also learn conversational Spanish or Italian or study for...

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Wynn and Walsh Need to Be Reasonable about Casino Mitigation Package

January 15, 2014
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There are new twists and turns almost on a daily basis concerning the casino proposals at  Wynn Resorts in Everett and Mohegan Sun in Revere. Two new developments we have been  following are: • Boston is still considered a surrounding community for both proposals, but Boston officials might be able to change that status...

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Police Briefs 01-15-2014

January 15, 2014
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12/02 John Gurian, 28, 13 Sherman St., Peabody was arrested for failure to stop for police and operating motor vehicle unlicensed. John Kehoe, 46, 6 Powderhorn Way, Sandwich, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, (2nd offense), leaving scene of property damage, operating with suspended license, open container of alcohol in motor...

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Francilme, Senibaldi Win GBL Frosh-soph. Crowns

January 15, 2014
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The younger members of the Everett High girls and boys indoor track teams competed in the Greater Boston League’s Freshman/Sophomore Meet held last Wednesday at Somerville. Two Crimson Tide runners captured GBL titles. Debra Francilme took first place in the 50 yard hurdles in a time of 9.3 seconds for the girls. On the...

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Obituaries 01-15-2014

January 15, 2014
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Leah Anderson 25-Year Crossing Guard at old Lafayette Grade School Leah E. (Bishop) Anderson of Ipswich, a former longtime Everett resident, passed away on January 9. She was 76 years old. Leah was a former crossing guard at the old Lafayette Everett Grade School for over 25 years. The beloved wife of Francis Anderson,...

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New City Government Sworn into Office: Mayor’s Inaugural Address Focuses on the Future

January 8, 2014
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New City Government Sworn into Office: Mayor’s Inaugural Address Focuses on the Future

The new government of the city of Everett was sworn into power Monday night, January 6 at 7 p.m. at the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts at Everett High School, during an hour long ceremony that saw 11 new city councilors, nine veteran school committee members and Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr....

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DeMaria Sworn in for Fourth Term as Mayor

January 8, 2014
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DeMaria Sworn in for Fourth Term as Mayor

This past Monday, January 6th, the City of Everett held its 2014 Inaugural Ceremony.   Joined by his wife, Stacy, and his children, Carlo, Caroline, and Alexandra, Mayor DeMaria was sworn in for his fourth term as Mayor.  The newly elected single-branch City Council, as well as the returning School Committee, were also sworn in...

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City Services Digs out from Major Snowstorm: Costs of Plowing Operations Still Being Determined

January 8, 2014
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City Services Digs out from Major Snowstorm: Costs of Plowing Operations Still Being Determined

City Services Director Jay Marcotte said this week that he was pleased overall with the effort of his department during last week’s New Year’s snowstorm, and noted that the city had crews working for approximately 38 hours straight, to clear city streets. “The guys did a great job, I was very pleased,” said Marcotte...

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Decisions, Decisions: MGC Begins to Review Huge Phase 2 Applications from Mohegan, Wynn

January 8, 2014
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After spending nearly $12 million to do extensive background checks on resort casino applicants, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has switched gears this week for the final stretch in the Greater Boston casino licensing process after accepting Phase 2 applications on Dec. 31 from both Wynn Resorts and Mohegan Sun. The MGC also received...

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New Beginning

January 8, 2014
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The inauguration ceremony that was held on Monday night marks a new beginning for the City of Everett. While many of the faces of the elected officials are the same, their duties have changed dramatically under the new charter. There is now only a City Council instead of a Board of Aldermen and a...

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Police Briefs 01-08-2014

January 8, 2014
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12/05 Thomas Covino, 48, 63 Aborn Ave., Wakefield, was arrested for lewd, open and gross, indecent exposure. Armando Guzman, 33, 135 Broadway, Everett, was arrested on  multiple warrants. Dieudo Pierre-Toussaint, 50, 177 Union St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. 12/06 William Mendes, 21, 13 Roman Rd., Woburn, was arrested for one...

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Girls Basketball Team Whips Georgetown, 59-36

January 8, 2014
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The Everett High girls’ basketball team made the most of its holiday break with a victory in its only game last week, a 59-36 triumph over Georgetown. The win avenged  a 54-46 loss that the Lady Crimson Tide had suffered previously to the same Georgetown team. Everett led at all of the junctures, but...

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Obituaries 01-08-2014

January 8, 2014
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Ruth Elisabeth Chandler Of Melrose, Formerly of Everett Ruth Elisabeth (Caines) Chandler of Melrose, a former resident of Everett and wife of the late James Howard Chandler, died peacefully at home on December 30 at the age of 99 ½ . Ruth was educated in the Everett and Cambridge school systems. She worked for...

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Everett Police Officers Receive Promotions

December 31, 2013
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Everett Police Officers Receive Promotions

On Monday, December 23rd Everett Police Officers Paul Strong (center) and Mark Zielinski (left) were honored in the City Hall Chambers in recognition of their promotions. Strong and Zielinski were appointed to the rank of Lieutenant. Chief Steven Mazzie (right), local officials, fellow Police Officers, family members and residents were in attendance to congratulate...

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