Woodlawn Cemetery Christmas Memorial Service

December 10, 2015
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Woodlawn Cemetery Christmas Memorial Service

The Figgy Puddin’ a cappella group performed several famous Christmas Carols at the Woodlawn Cemetery Christmas Memorial Service and Tree Lighting on Thursday, Dec. 3. The event drew a large crowd to remember loved ones and celebrate Christmas.

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Paint like a Pro

December 10, 2015
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Paint like a Pro

June Maloney makes the first marks on her paper with a white pencil during the Parlin Library’s program ‘How to Pastel Paint like Georgia O’Keeffe’ last Thursday, Dec. 3. The program, supported by the Cultural Council, attracted 30 participants who honed their skills.

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Judge Dismisses Boston, Revere Lawsuits Against MGC,Wynn

December 10, 2015
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In a 24-page decision that chided the City of Boston for using “inflammatory” language in its lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) over the Wynn Everett casino designation, Judge Janet Sanders dismissed the lawsuit in plain terms late last week. “In reaching the conclusion , the Court has applied the Gaming Act...

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Wynn, Walsh Meet on Tuesday to Discuss Casino Issues

December 10, 2015
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Numerous sources confirmed Tuesday that Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had met with casino developer Steve Wynn Tuesday morning in Boston City Hall for the first time since Boston filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in January. “This was a longstanding meeting between the Mayor and Mr. Wynn,” said Bonnie McGilpin of...

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School Committee Adopts New Fiscal Policies

December 10, 2015
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School Committee adopts new policies, fiscal controls for student activity accounts, to ensure accountability and conformance with other fiscal policies. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Charles Obremski made a brief presentation for the full School Committee on Monday night, related to proposed new policies and procedures for managing student activity accounts in the school district,...

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Suspect in Stabbing of EHS Football Player Arrested

December 10, 2015
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Everett Police last week arrested a 19-year old Everett man and charged him in the stabbing of a 16-year old Everett High football player on November 1. Osmin Murcia was arrested on December 2 and charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon, causing serious bodily injury and armed assault with intent to...

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Letter to the Editor

December 10, 2015
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Pleased with Judge’s Decision over Boston vs. Wynn  As the Ward Six City Councilor-Elect, which is the host of the Wynn Everett Resorts Development, it was a true pleasure to finally hear that the judge had agreed with all three entities being the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Wynn Resorts and the City of Everett.  That...

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Hoping for Change a Fruitless Exercise with This President

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel I sat down Sunday to watch President Barack Obama’s Oval Office speech – a rarity in his seven years in office – with a mind towards hoping he would change. After all, if the largest terror attack on American soil since 2001 hadn’t moved him, then nothing would. So, I figured...

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Sports 12-09-2015

December 10, 2015
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EHS Roundup EHS girls basketball opens season Friday The Everett High girls basketball team will open its 2015-16 season this Friday evening when the Lady Crimson Tide travel to Marblehead for a non-league contest with the Lady Magicians, who play in the Northeastern Conference. The encounter should prove to be a tough battle for Everett....

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Obituaries 12-09-2015

December 10, 2015
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Gregory Forte Member of Everett VFW, Malden Moose and Revere ITAM Gregory J. Forte of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on December 5  at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. He was 92 years old. A US Army veteran of World War II,  he worked in manufacturing for many years and was a member of...

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Hundreds Gather in Square to Start Holiday Season

December 3, 2015
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Hundreds Gather in Square to Start Holiday Season

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, Nov. 27. The evening began with Santa Claus arriving on an Everett Fire Truck.  Residents were then entertained with traditional Christmas...

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St Anthony’s of Revere Hosts Annual Concert

December 3, 2015
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Nearly 40 years ago, St. Anthony’s Church hosted the second “Sounds of Christmas” concert in Revere—the first having been held at Revere High in 1976.  Since then, the concert has been a wonderful tradition in the magnificent church, and the tradition continues this Sunday when the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra once again assembles around...

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Police Briefs 12-02-2015

December 3, 2015
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Monday, November 23 Kelly Buckstrup, 42, 22 Linwood St., Malden, was arrested for trespassing. Stacy Zimmer, 30, 157 Glendale St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Wednesday, November 25 Glauciene Camillo, 34, 16 Tuttle St., Revere, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed. Arthur Dindia, 21, 32 Tappan St., Everett, was arrested for threatening to...

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Local Businesses are the Life Blood of the City

December 3, 2015
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The holiday shopping season is here and at best, if you’re reading this on Wednesday, December 2, you have 23 shopping days left to buy your gifts before Christmas, or Channukah or the Winter Solstice, or whatever you celebrate has passed you by. In addition to shopping for gifts for...

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Letter to the Editor

December 3, 2015
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Councilor-Elect McLaughlin hits the ground running after an Election             Day Victory  Dear Editor: As I promised during my campaign, I will be a voice for the people of Everett. I want to bring myself up-to-date on current events and issues across the City of Everett. I have attended several events, community meetings, met with...

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Wynn Teams with Bruins to Donate Youth Hockey Helmets

December 3, 2015
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Wynn Everett announced that it has partnered with the Boston Bruins to purchase 140 Bauer hockey helmets that will be donated to several local high school hockey teams. The helmets will be distributed to hockey players from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, East Boston High School (where Charlestown students play), Everett High School, Malden...

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Obituaries 12-02-2015

December 3, 2015
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Daisey Eileen Flurry Homemaker and Bradlee’s retiree Daisy Eileen (Patten) Flurry of Everett passed away November 24 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere surrounded by her loving family. She was 83 years old. Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Clarence and Ethel (Porter) Patten, Daisy graduated from Revere High School,...

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State Champions

November 26, 2015
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State Champions

Joshua Baldwin hands the ball off to Shea Willcox during last Saturday’s Pop Warner State Championships. Everett prevailed 22-0 and its B-Team took the State Championship trophy. The team will play at Worcester on Nov. 27 at 12:30 p.m. on Foley Field.

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Schiavo Club Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

November 26, 2015
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Schiavo Club Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Laurie Flagg, Paul A., Robert Johnston, President Steven Pendola Isabelle Russ, Lisa Conrad, Duran MacArthur, Dotti Martin, and Catherine Tomassi-Hicks were on hand at the Schiavo Club on Sunday, Nov. 22, to volunteer their time to serve for the annual Thanksgiving Dinner.

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A Unique Gift

November 26, 2015
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A Unique Gift

RESIDENTS DONATE HOLIDAY TREE TO CITY The City of Everett received a wonderful gift just in time for the holidays! Mayor Carlo DeMaria was thrilled to accept a 40-foot pine tree from the estate of Rocco and Caterina Colonna. The tree has been located in their front yard for the twenty-five years. The Colonna...

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Looking for Answers:Italy Trip to Sister City Comes into Focus in Boston Media Reports

November 26, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria this week defended his and other City leaders’ trip to Orsogna, Italy last summer as part of the Sister Cities program after an investigative report aired on a Boston television station Sunday, while some City councillors renewed their call for answers they’ve demanded since last summer regarding the trip. In an...

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City Council Vote Sets New Anticipated Tax Rate for 2016:Average Residential Tax Bill Will Increase

November 26, 2015
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The Everett City Council met in special session Monday night to adopt a new tax rate and set the differential between the residential and commercial property tax rates. Following a brief explanation by Chairman of the Board of Assessors Bill Hart, the Council set the minimum residential factor (MRF) at 1.75%, but even with...

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Council Votes to Adopt 20-Percent Exemption for Owner Occupied Residences

November 26, 2015
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The Everett City Council met in special session on Monday night to set the tax rate for the coming year, but in doing so had several other decisions to make that affected that tax rate. As in year’s past, the Council voted unanimously to adopt a minimum residential factor (MRF) of 1.75%, which means...

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Let the Shopping Begin:Gateway Center Stores Prepping for Black Friday Crowds

November 26, 2015
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Once the turkey and stuffing and all the pies have been consumed, once the dads and grandfathers and small boys have had their fill of Thanksgiving Day football and before dawn has come, stores across the state and right here in Everett will be opening their doors to some of the largest shopping crowds...

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