Opening Day For Everett Little League

April 30, 2014
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Opening Day For Everett Little League

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to join Everett’s Little League baseball organization this past weekend at Sacramone Park to celebrate its Opening Day ceremonies with the youth of Ever­ett and their families. The Mayor kicked off the event by wishing all the teams the best of luck in the upcoming season and throwing out...

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Gridiron Greatness: John DiBiaso Inducted in to Hall of Fame

April 30, 2014
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Gridiron Greatness: John DiBiaso Inducted in to Hall of Fame

John DiBiaso’s coaching record is unmatched in state football history: 20 league championships, 15 Super Bowl appearances, 11 Super Bowl titles, and seven undefeated seasons. Sunday night the Massachusetts Football Coaches Association presented DiBiaso with their highest honor, induction in to the State Coaches Hall of Fame. DiBiaso was escorted to the podium by...

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Math and Science Night

April 30, 2014
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Math and Science Night

The Parlin Elementary School held a math and sci­ence night on April 16 for stu­dents and families. Teachers, students, parents and members of the community who work in math and science-heavy ca­reers were in attendance. Also presenting was the Women in Transportation Seminar, an international organization geared towards getting girls and young women interesting...

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Wynn Announces New Community Agreements

April 30, 2014
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Wynn Resorts announced this week that it has finalized four new community agreements, with nearby cities, which recognize the potential impacts from Wynn’s proposed Everett casino. The cities of Cambridge and Medford have each signed Surrounding Community Agreements with Wynn, while Lynn and Melrose have signed Neighboring Community Agreements with the international gaming and...

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On Wynn Casino and the Redevelopment Authority

April 30, 2014
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On the front page of today’s newspaper is the story that Wynn Resort officials have reached an agreement with several of the surrounding communities.  The fact that this is now done, shows that Wynn Resorts is now dotting their I’s and crossing their T’s.  All these contracts with the surrounding communities except Boston demonstrates...

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Falta Spins One-hitter in Win over Cambridge

April 30, 2014
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Although the Everett High baseball team stands at just under-.500 with a 3-4 record, EHS head coach Joe Lento is optimistic that his squad can make a run to get into the thick of the hunt for the Greater Boston League title  as the Crimson Tide embark on the middle part of their 2014 campaign. “Three of our...

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Obituaries 04-30-2014

April 30, 2014
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Luigi DiPompo Charter Member of Sons of Orsogno Luigi DiPompo of Everett entered into rest on April 22 in the Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield. He was 99 years old. Born in Orsogna, Abruzzi, Italy, Luigi lived in Everett for many years and was a charter and life member of the Sons of...

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Stations of the Cross

April 23, 2014
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Stations of the Cross

At Immaculate Conception Church in Everett, members of the Church’s youth group performed the “Stations of The Cross” for Good Friday, April 18. Fr. Gerald J. Osterman presided over the “Stations of The Cross” Passion Play. Children of grades 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 were part of the cast. The music was from...

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Dropping Numbers: Everett Unemployment in March Hits Lowest Figure in a Year

April 23, 2014
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Unemployment in Everett and its surrounding cities in March dropped to the lowest point in a year, following a statewide trend where 20 regions in the state saw unemployment drop and only two regions saw it rise, according to statistics released on Tuesday by the state. Everett’s unemployment number for March was the lowest...

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State’s Transportation Bond Bill Contains $3.75 Million for Everett

April 23, 2014
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When Governor Deval Patrick signed the state’s $12.8 billion transportation bond bill last week, he authorized two major projects, totaling $3,750,000 for Everett. The most significant project is the $3.5 million Beacham Street reconstruction project, which will allow the city to rebuild the major truck route that serves the produce center and the energy...

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Council Approves $15.8 Million Water/Sewer Budget for FY2015

April 23, 2014
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The City Council last week approved the proposed $15.8 million water and sewer enterprise budget for the coming fiscal year, including capital expenditures of $3.238 million for water and sewer improvement projects. The Council voted unanimously to support the spending plan, which includes no proposed rate increases for rate payers in the coming fiscal...

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Wynn Las Vegas Named the Most Trusted Casino Brand in America

April 23, 2014
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Wynn Las Vegas topped casino industry leaders in the United States on Entrepreneur Magazine’s “2014 Most Trusted Brands” list, and checked in as the most trustworthy hotel company on Forbes Magazine’s ‘2014 100 Most Trustworthy Companies’ list. The resort was listed at number 12 out of 120 of the country’s most successful companies by...

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City of Everett Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

April 23, 2014
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On April 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Everett Police and Fire Departments in partnership with The Everett Health Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent prescription pain medication abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired,...

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Thank You Senator DiDomenico

April 23, 2014
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In last week’s newspaper, Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that the City will receive $3.75 million from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to repair Beacham Street. The repair of this street with new sewers and drainage for runoff water from rain and snow storms is crucial to make sure that the City does not get fined...

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EHS Track Teams Compete Against Malden

April 23, 2014
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The Everett High boys and girls track team competed against Ma;den this past week. On the girls’ side, the Lady Crimson Tide won three events: Jasmine Harding won the high jump, clearing the bar at 4′-5″; Deborah Iniesta-Lahiane won the discus with a toss of 70′-11″; and the 4 x 100 quartet of Djenny...

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Obituaries 04-23-2014

April 23, 2014
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Frances Gangemi Retired Bridal Consultant Frances N. (Cobino) Gangemi, a long time Everett resident, passed away at Rosewood Nursing Center in Peabody on April 15. She was 87 years old. Frances was born March 25, 1927, one of eight children of the late Angelo and Erminia (D’Ambrosio) Cobino. Though she was born in Boston,...

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Everett Rotary Soccer Tournament

April 16, 2014
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Everett Rotary Soccer Tournament

More than 190 kids from Everett High School turned out on a warm and sunny spring day last Saturday for some intense competition in the annual Everett Rotary Soccer Tournament. There were 19 teams represented. Here, one of the eight girls soccer teams in the tournament, sponsored by United Industries, gets pumped up for...

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Everett High Earns Continued Accreditation: Designation a Major Achievement for the EPS

April 16, 2014
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Everett High Earns Continued Accreditation: Designation a Major Achievement for the EPS

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) has notified the Everett School Committee that its Commission on Public Secondary Schools, after a lengthy study, has approved the continuance of Everett High School’s official accreditation. “I feel very positive about Everett High, about what was accomplished throughout the accreditation process, and what the...

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Shawn Coyle Is Raising Funds for Autism Awareness

April 16, 2014
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Shawn Coyle Is Raising Funds for Autism Awareness

Shawn Coyle is a familiar face to motorists at the corner of Ferry and Chelsea Streets. Coyle, owner of Ferry Street Ink and Coyle Electric, is conducting his annual autism awareness fundraising event in the city at a spot near his well-known tattoo shop at 8 Ferry St. Coyle is dedicating his efforts to...

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Everett Public Schools Receive National Recognition for Its Music Education

April 16, 2014
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Everett Public Schools Receive National Recognition for Its Music Education

A prominent national organization counts the Everett Public Schools among the best districts in the country for offering its students access to comprehensive music education, as the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) placed Everett on its list of the nation’s 376 Best Communities for Music Education. Everett is the sole inner-city district in...

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City Will Receive $3.75 Million from States Transportation Bond Bill

April 16, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is happy to report that the City of Everett will be receiving the $3.75 million proposed in the State’s Transportation Bond Bill.  The House and Senate reached a deal this past Monday on a $13 billion transportation borrowing bill that includes a one-year $300 million authorization for local road repairs in...

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A Special Easter

April 16, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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Police Briefs 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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Monday, March 10 2014 Eric Norman, 23, 5 Parrot St., Lynn, was arrests for being a fugitive from justice. Amedelia Polanco, 42, 73 Reed AV e., Everett, was arrested for two arrest warrants and larceny over $250. Wednesday, March 12 Alec Keller, 19, 119 Cottage St., Everett, was arrested for receiving, buying, etc. stolen...

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Senibaldi Is Double-winner in Cambridge Track Meet

April 16, 2014
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Eric Senibaldi did his best imitation of legendary U.S. Olympian Michael Johnson, winning the 200 and 400 meter dashes for the Everett High boys track team in last week’s track meet at Cambridge. Eric outsprinted the field in the 400 in a time of 55.5 seconds and led a Crimson Tide sweep in the...

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