Everett Adult Learning Center Opens Class Registration

August 13, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Everett Adult Learning Center (EALC) are pleased to announce that registration for Adult English Classes is now available. Registration will occur on Mondays from 8:00am to 3:30pm, as well as Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 8:00am to 4:30pm and Friday from 8:00- 11:30am.  Registration takes places at the EALC,...

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Obituaries 08-13-2014

August 13, 2014
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Walter Erickson Retired Kappy’s Truck Driver Walter J. Erickson of Malden, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 5 in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. He was 88 years old. Born in Blackstone, Massachusetts, Walter lived in Everett for many years before moving to Malden. He was a US Army veteran...

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Local Brewery

August 8, 2014
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Local Brewery

Michael Oxton, one of the owners of Night Shift Brewery, appropriately sports a shirt stating “beer is art” as he gives a guided tour of the facilities last Friday – including the casks of specialty beers made on site in Everett. Night Shift recently moved to a new location in Everett and is part...

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City Holds Successful Meeting on Jacob Scharf Park Renovation

August 8, 2014
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City Holds Successful Meeting on Jacob Scharf Park Renovation

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development recently held a successful public meeting to discuss the redesign and renovation of Jacob Scharf Park, often referred to as Florence Street Park.  Residents, City employees, and the architectural firm, LDD Collaborative, Inc., came together in an effort to stimulate community dialogue regarding the...

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Everett Fire Dept. Trains On New Rescue Equipment

August 8, 2014
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Everett Fire Dept. Trains  On New Rescue Equipment

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief David Butler are pleased to report that members of the Everett Fire Department spent much of the last two weeks training with state of the art rescue equipment.  Training took place at the old Everett High School. The new equipment was purchased through the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban...

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City Holds Successful International Night

August 8, 2014
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The Everett Adult Learning Center (EALC) held its Annual International Night on Wednesday, June 18th.  Every year, students in the English as a Second Language classes celebrate their participation in the ESL program. The students bring food from their culture to share with others. Certificates of Participation were given to students who successfully completed...

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Sen. DiDomenico Heralds Passage of Campaign Finance Bill

August 8, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico announced last week that he had joined his colleagues in the Senate in voting in favor of a new campaign finance reform bill that ultimately served as the basis for a compromise bill with the House of Representatives and places Massachusetts at the forefront of creating transparency in campaign fundraising across...

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Senator DiDomenico Secures $2.5 Million Dollars for Everett Parks

August 8, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently secured $2.5 million dollars for improvements to parks in Everett as part of the Environmental Bond Bill. The money authorized will allow the city of Everett to update and maintain our parks so residents can continue to have a place to enjoy the outdoors in our community. “I am proud...

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Wynn Resorts Is First Private Project in America to Use Oysters to Clean Waterway

August 8, 2014
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Wynn MA, LLC, announced that it has teamed with the non-profit Massachusetts Oyster Project to use more than 250,000 live oysters to help clean the currently contaminated Mystic River that runs alongside the proposed $1.6 billion 5-star waterfront resort in Everett. This will mark the first time that oyster restoration—which is being used in...

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Everett Democrats to Hold Voter Registration in Everett Square

August 8, 2014
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Everett Democrats will hold a special voter registration session on Saturday, August 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, in Everett Square at the corner of Broadway and Norwood Street. We hope that anyone who wishes to vote in the primary but is not yet registered will take advantage of this convenient opportunity to...

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Police Briefs 08-06-2014

August 8, 2014
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Police arrest suspect after firearm shown Thomas Paul Bois, 30, of Dorchester was arrested by Everett police on July 15, on charges of armed robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and breaking and entering a motor vehicle, shortly after a victim reported being held up...

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Obituaries 08-06-2014

August 8, 2014
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Esther O’Brien Former Assistant Director of the Parlin Memorial Library of Everett and Former Everett Teacher Esther M. O’Brien of Everett passed away on July 26 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading. She was employed as a teacher in the Everett Public Schools and later had a second career as Assistant Director...

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Rock Climbing

August 1, 2014
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Rock Climbing

Ian Cross looks to make his next move on the climbing wall one day last week at Everett’s Metro- Rock Climbing Center. The Normal Street/Air Force Road business is thriving – as are other such businesses in the former heavy industrial area. While MetroRock is a hot spot with children and young people, adults...

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Lending Support

August 1, 2014
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Lending Support

Senator Sal DiDomenico recently attended two Everett Little League fundraisers to benefit the Jimmy Fund. “I am happy to support our youth in their effort to raise money for such an important cause. I would like to give a special thanks to all our coaches and parents for teaching our children the value of...

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Alford St. Bridge to Be Fully Operational on Friday Completed in August

August 1, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently announced that he has been informed by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass DOT) that the Alford Street Bridge will be completely open on Friday, August 1..  Mass DOT is currently in the final stages of barrier construction, and all four lanes will soon be open. “I am excited to...

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Primary Day Is September 9: First Election of 2014 Will Feature Democratic Challenges for Governor, State Rep. And Others

August 1, 2014
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The Everett City Council convened, albeit briefly, Monday night to vote on the date for the city’s primary elections and to officially designate the Coty Services building as the new polling place for precinct 6-2. City Clerk Michael Matarazzo noted on Monday that the vote by the City Council, was largely a formality as...

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Everett Fire Department Announces Updates

August 1, 2014
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Chief David Butler is pleased to announce the launching of the newly renovated Everett Fire Department website (www. everettfirema.com), an informational site that will provide residents with information that will help them understand the importance of public fire safety education and the role they can play to keep their family safe during difficult times....

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Puppet Show Planned at Parlin Library on August 6

August 1, 2014
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On August 6 at 2 P.M., life-size puppets will be at the Parlin Library to meet kids three to eight years of age and their families.  The puppet show will focus on making kids (and parents) laugh, as well as think. Puppet stories illustrate child relevant values like imaginary play, working together, trying new...

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A Tornado Strikes And a City Recovers

August 1, 2014
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What happened in Revere on Monday morning could happen in Everett. When area residents awoke Monday morning, there was no sign or warning of what Mother Nature had in store for the city of Revere. But in the course of approximately four terrifying minutes, a tornado – in all its fury and unpredictability –...

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Senator DiDomenico’s Campaign Kickoff a Great Success

August 1, 2014
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Senator DiDomenico recently kicked off his campaign with hundreds of supporters at Kowloon Restaurant.  This annual event has attracted many statewide and local officials and this year’s event was hosted by State Treasurer Steve Grossman, Senate President Therese Murray, Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg and Democratic Party Chairman Tom McGee.  As always, there was...

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Everett Native, Jude Guerrier Helps LCA Hoop Team to Win Gold Medal

August 1, 2014
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Jude Guerrier of Everett aided the Lexington Christian Academy (LCA) boys varsity basketball team to capture the gold medal at the Inaugural Bay State Games High School Basketball Classic this past weekend. The two day tournament held at the UMass Boston Athletic center, featured high school teams from throughout Massachusetts and represented the Catholic...

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Obituaries 07-30-2014

August 1, 2014
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Alexander Joslin Boudreau, Jr. Retired Design Engineer and Strong Family Man God received an extra special angel, on Monday, July 21 at 3:07 p.m. when Alexander Joslin Boudreau, Jr. passed from this life surrounded by his loving family. He was 78 years old. Born on January 22, 1936 in Everett, the son of the...

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Everett Celebrates Independence Day

July 21, 2014
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Everett Celebrates Independence Day

Uncle Sam waves the American flag during the City’s Independence Day party at Jacob Scharf Playground and Field last Saturday afternoon. The celebration included the annual footraces, carnival rides, facepainting, a bicycle decorating contest and even a mechanical bull.

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Everett Delegation Attends Boston Meeting

July 21, 2014
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Everett Delegation Attends Boston Meeting

A group of Everett residents and Wynn Resort casino supporters attended the “Mondays with the Mayor” public meeting led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The group is pictured above following the forum that was held at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown. Among those pictured are John Tocco, Christine Ragucci, Vincent Ragucci Jr., Marie...

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