Housing Proposal Would be a Modern Welcome to Broadway

August 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A new, scaled-down housing proposal for the entrance to Broadway would, according to developers, give the entrance to the central part of Broadway a new and modern feel for those visiting the city. Eric and Joan Kenworthy had proposed a 15-unit apartment building right off of Sweetser Circle at 302 Broadway,...

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Summer Street Home Comes Down, but Now Come the Choices

August 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The long-abandoned and vacant home at 97 Summer St. has finally been demolished to the delight of neighbors and the City, but the hard choices are about to come regarding what to do with the property. “I am glad to finally see some resolution with 97 Summer Street,” said Mayor Carlo...

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Cambridge College Moves Campus to Charlestown’s Hood Park

August 16, 2017
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Cambridge College, long considered a pioneer in adult learning, opens their new campus in Boston’s historic Hood Park (Charlestown), having moved from its former location on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. The new, state-of-the-art campus consolidates the four schools into a single campus in Boston. “We are delighted to welcome new, returning, and future students...

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Wynn Changing Everett- for the Better

August 16, 2017
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I recently wrote a column for Commonwealth Magazine on the impact and benefits the Wynn Development has on both the City of Everett and Massachusetts.   By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria The Massachusetts Gaming Act was enacted in 2011 specifically to create new jobs, generate new tax revenue and propel local economic growth. Years before...

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Engaging in Our Community

August 16, 2017
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By Mayor Carlo DeMaria As we enter the end of the summer season and the beginning of fall I wanted to reach out to my neighbors, my family, and my friends to remind them of several community events occurring in the upcoming months. As Mayor, it has always been important for me to make...

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School Will Be Back — Drive with Care

August 16, 2017
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2017-18 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive to work in the early mornings on weekdays have to admit that not having...

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Another Alcohol-Related Tragedy

August 16, 2017
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Perhaps it is because we have children who are teenagers, but the news Monday morning of the death of a 16-year-old girl on the Merrimack River in a jet-ski accident in which alcohol allegedly was involved hit us particularly hard. According to news reports, the 32-year-old man who has been charged with drunken boating...

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Obituaries 08-16-2017

August 16, 2017
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Gertrude ‘Gertie’ Green Of Everett Gertrude “Gertie” (Hamor) Green of Everett died on August 10. She was the beloved wife of the late James E. Green; loving mother of Holly Garrity and her husband, Gary, Susan Marchant and her husband, Michael and Patrick Green and his wife, Valerie; beloved stepmother of Billy Green and...

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National Night Out

August 9, 2017
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National Night Out

National Night Out offered the opportunity for residents to meet Police serving the community,pictured are Nicole LaPenna, Officer Mike Russell, Officer James Mason, and Anita Scannell. Hundreds turned out for the annual National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1 – walking from several neighborhood sites to the Rec Center beside Glendale Park.

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Cornelio Appointed as City Clerk:Former Common Councilor Follows Precedent of Past Elected Officials in Being Named City Clerk

August 9, 2017
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Cornelio Appointed as City Clerk:Former Common Councilor Follows Precedent of Past Elected Officials in Being Named City Clerk

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. One-time Common Councilor Sergio Cornelio, who has served for the past two years as assistant city clerk to the recently retired City Clerk Michael Matarazzo, was unanimously appointed to be the city’s fulltime city clerk last Thursday evening, Aug. 3, in a special session of the City Council. During the...

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Huntington Theatre Scene Shop Hard at Work on First Production

August 9, 2017
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Deep in the industrial area of Everett on the other side of the Parkway – nestled on Garden Street between scrap metal yards and diesel mechanics – is a creative workroom that has no match in the city. In a month’s time, the workshop can create the Champs-Elysees in Paris, a New York City...

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DeMaria Brings Back Outdoor Movie Night

August 9, 2017
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DeMaria Brings Back Outdoor Movie Night

On Friday, August 4, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett were pleased to host a family movie night at the Everett Memorial Stadium. The featured movie was ‘The Lego Batman Movie.’ Over 250 attendees enjoyed movie entertainment with Bonaparte the Magician and Batman, along with ice cream provided by the RCN ice...

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ZBA Approves Six-Units on Bradford Street

August 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Everett Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) took up several hard-hitting matters on Monday night, Aug. 7, but ended up with several continuances on those matters. That said, the board did approve a six-unit development by Alexander and Katia Alvarenya Vidal on 170 Bradford St. on a property described as currently...

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New Zoning in Business Districts Proposed

August 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his Planning Department are in the process of drafting a new mixed-use Overlay District for several business districts throughout Everett, an effort that will eliminate parking regulations and increase building heights and project densities. The sweeping changes were first announced at the Planning Board in broad terms...

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Wynn Hoping to Lease Office Space from MBTA’s Everett Shops

August 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The MBTA has put out a public bid for office space in its Everett Shops building – a move that was apparently sparked by Wynn Boston Harbor, which inquired about using the newly vacant space during construction. Wynn, however, is not completely sure it will pursue the space, but has an...

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Candidate Martins Garners Support from Business Leaders

August 9, 2017
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Everett City Council candidate Stephanie Martins Monday called for protecting the traditions of the city combined with inclusion for a very bright future as she continues to win support from local business leaders. A number of small business people turned out for a Martins fundraiser late last month at the new boutique hotel enVision...

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DeMaria Remains Strong in Campaign Against Blighted Property

August 9, 2017
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently appointed Keith Slattery as the new Assistant City Solicitor for the City. Slattery joins the City with over 15 years experience of practicing law. He most recently had a law practice specializing in Civil Law. He is a graduate of Everett High School, Suffolk University, and Suffolk Law School, where...

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Everett, Area Police Departments Check Vehicles for Carbon Monoxide

August 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the wake of several police vehicles being brought into question for carbon monoxide leakage in Auburn, the Everett and Revere Police Departments have taken some precautions with similar models in their fleets. In Everett, Police Chief Steve Mazzie said when they heard the news last week that several officers in...

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City Begins Work on New Raised Crosswalk on Tremont Street

August 9, 2017
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced this week that work has begun to install a new raised crosswalk on Tremont Street as part of a Safe Routes to School grant. In addition, work also has begun on installing an entrance corridor along the Northern Strand Community Trail to the Madeline English School. The purpose of the...

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Come to the Shute Library to Make Bowls of Sea Glass

August 9, 2017
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Remember those days when you searched for treasures in sand while taking long walks on the beach? Just beyond the seaweed line were the shells of razor clams, scallops and snails. But the greatest treasure of all was sea glass, in shades of white, brown, green and precious blue. Our Nancy Joyce will help...

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Police Briefs 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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Thursday, July 06 Jarrod Harris, 39, 14A Shirley St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Azzeddine Kaddouri, 42, 4 High St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, 2nd offense, operating motor vehicle with suspended license and operating motor vehicle with open container of alcohol. Adam Rodriguez, 27, 14 Manning St.,...

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National Night Out

August 9, 2017
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The annual National Night Out festivities once again were well-attended by residents of our community last week. National Night Out was created in 1984 and is held on the first Tuesday in August as a means of increasing awareness about police programs in their local communities. Although crime rates generally have been down across the country...

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Sports 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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Crimson Tide Pop Warner teams begin practice for 2017 season By Cary Shuman The Crimson Tide Pop Warner youth football and cheerleading organization has begun practice sessions for the 2017 season that gets underway on Sunday, Sept. 10. The athletes on the six football teams and six cheerleading squads (levels A-F by age group)...

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Obituaries 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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Doris Ferrante Of Worcester, formerly of Everett Doris M. (Silverio) Ferrante of Worcester, formerly of Everett, died on July 30. She was 96 years old. The beloved wife of the late Domenic C. Ferrante, she was the loving mother of Richard J. Ferrante and his wife. Ellen of Worcester as well as the late...

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