Everett Art Students Help Beautify the City

June 10, 2014
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Everett Art Students Help Beautify the City

Students and faculty members of the Everett Public Schools Art Department were valuable participants in the Mayor’s Spring Clean Up initiative. The students used their skills and creativity to beautify transformer boxes with colorful works of art. Ms. Amanda Gil and her students from the Parlin School designed the box on the corner of...

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Everett Art Students Honored at Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards Program

June 10, 2014
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Everett Art Students Honored at Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards Program

The Everett High School (EHS) Art Department is happy to announce that it had seven outstanding students honored in this year’s Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards program. EHS students garnered four Gold Key awards, one Silver Key honor, and two honorable mention selections. The Gold Key winners went on to compete against other Gold...

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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art

June 10, 2014
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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art

Katy Leigh Rogers was one of 84 seniors who graduated from Montserrat College of Art during commencement on May 16 at the Dane Street Church in Beverly, MA. Rogers is a resident of Everett, MA. She graduated with Dean’s Highest Honors and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a concentration in Interdisciplinary...

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Council to Consider Order to Drop Fire Chief Position from Civil Service

June 10, 2014
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The Everett City Council briefly discussed a new order that would drop the Fire Chief’s position from Civil Service and allow the city to consider other factors when determining the qualifications for future fire chief candidates and appointees. The issue will be taken up again at the Council’s next full meeting on June 23,...

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Council Approves $500k Stormwater Study: Planning Project Could Take 18 Months, and Result in Citywide Strategies

June 10, 2014
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The City Council grudgingly voted in favor of an Administration request to borrow $500,000 from the State Revolving Fund, with the money going to fund a study of the city’s stormwater and wastewater drainage flow, with a focus on the second street and village neighborhoods. The matter was hotly debated between councilors and department...

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Gaming Commission to Hold Host Community Public Hearing at Connolly Center June 25

June 10, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents and businesses of the Host Community Public Hearing being held by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday June 25th at 4:00PM in the Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street. The public hearing is intended to provide the Commission with the opportunity to pose questions regarding...

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Council Adopts New Stabilization Accounts, Policies

June 10, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted to authorize the City Auditor to bond $8,925,000 to pay for previously approved Capital Improvement Plan projects in fiscal year 2015, and followed that up with four votes that established new stabilization accounts for specific purposes and fund them with $700,000 from the city’s discretionary fund balance (free cash),...

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Police Briefs 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Monday, May 12 Stephanie Calnan, 25, 414 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Liene Tavares DeBarros, 29, 64 Derby St., Somerville, was charged with three arrest warrants. Tuesday, May 13 Sandro Araujo, 33, 41 Hosmer St., Everett, was arrested for two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, being a...

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Obituaries 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Richard VanCampen Pitney Bowes Office Machines Retiree Richard J. VanCampen of Everett entered into rest unexpectedly on June 9 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 74 years old. Born in Lynn, Dick resided in Everett for many years. He retired from Pitney-Bowes Office Machines Company where he worked as a service...

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Revealing Dangers of Tobacco and Smoking: 2 Everett Students Earn Top Honors in Statewide Anti-tobacco Poster Contest

June 4, 2014
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Revealing Dangers of Tobacco and Smoking: 2 Everett Students Earn Top Honors in Statewide Anti-tobacco Poster Contest

Two fifth-grade students from the Keverian School in Everett have earned top honors in the 2014 Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Anti-Tobacco Poster Contest, an annual educational event to alert schoolchildren to the dangers of tobacco and smoking. Gavin Kane and Alexandra Tran were two of just 12 winners selected from more than 3,500...

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Everett Teachers Make the Green Difference

June 4, 2014
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Everett Teachers Make the Green Difference

The 6th Annual Green Difference Awards Ceremony was held last week at the Massachusetts State House, in recognition of teachers who provide “Outstanding Environmental Education, Innovation, and Service in our Schools and within Communities.” Among the honorees was Everett High School AP Biology and Environmental Science Educator Sung Hwa Chang, who developed the Student Garden Project for the Webster, Lafayette, and Keverian schools...

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Three Everett Residents Played on NJCAA Division III World Series Team

June 4, 2014
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Three Everett Residents Played on NJCAA Division III World Series Team

For the third time in as many years, the Northern Essex Community College Knights baseball team went to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III World Series in Tyler, TX. They finished sixth in the country with an overall record of 21-14.  Last year they were eighth in the nation. This was the...

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DeMaria Proposes $182.9 Million Budget for FY 2015: Council to Hold Budget Hearings June 16, 17 & 18

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria presented his $182,946,911 fiscal year 2015 budget proposal to a joint meeting of the City Council and Everett School Department last week, on Tuesday, May 27. The Council voted shortly after to refer the FY 2015 budget to its Committee on Budget and set hearing dates for June 16, 17 and...

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Obed DeChamp Firefighter/inventor

June 4, 2014
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Obed DeChamp was born and raised in Shelburne Nova Scotia on December 27, 1867. The son of George and Mary DeChamp, he migrated south sometime around late 1891 and settled on Ferry Street in Everett. In order to support himself, Obed listed himself as a carpenter in the city directories as early as 1892....

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FY ’15: Mayor Looks to Improve Services, Replace Equipment

June 4, 2014
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In his budget presentation to the City Council and Everett School Committee last week, Mayor Carlo DeMaria sought to put city politics on the backburner, as he continued his policy of proposing improvements to city services and modernization and replacement of city equipment, as the underlying principal in his budget development. The FY 2015...

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City’s Budget to Be Reviewed by National Government Finance Officers Association

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and City Auditor Richard Viscay plan to submit the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 city operating budget to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), in an effort to have the city’s financial planning peer review by municipal finance professionals and help guide the city’s future financial planning activities. The FY 2015 Everett...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which they began as adolescents, are now culminating as they reach...

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EHS Softball Team Edges Billerica, 1-0; Then Edged by Concord-carlisle

June 4, 2014
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The Everett High softball team, which had made a strong surge in the final two weeks of the season to qualify for the Division 1 state tournament, played a pair of outstanding, one-run games in tourney play this past week, defeating Billerica 1-0 and then dropping a 3-2 contest to second-seeded Concord-Carlisle. In the...

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Obituaries 06-04-2014

June 4, 2014
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Carmen Leonforte Of Everett Carmen Leonforte of Everett passed away surrounded by his family on May 27. He was 75 years old. The beloved husband of Raffaela (Feudo), he was the son of the late Antonio and Carmella (Lizio) Leonforte; loving father of Camille and her husband, Ted Kalogeropoulos of North Reading, Anthony Leonforte...

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Everett High’s Softball Success Story

May 28, 2014
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Everett High’s Softball Success Story

Everett High softball alumni and coaches were on hand to help honor and recognize the outstanding contributions to the Everett softball program by head coach Stacy Poste Schiavo.

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E Club Honors Head Coach Stacy Poste Schiavo

May 28, 2014
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E Club Honors Head Coach Stacy Poste Schiavo

Stacy Poste Schiavo could have told the crowd in her acceptance speech how she undisputedly stands as one of the greatest softball players and coaches in Everett High School history. But that wouldn’t be Stacy Poste Schiavo – a humble woman revered by her players and universally respected by her colleagues. Anyway long-time Everett...

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EHS Has Lacrosse

May 28, 2014
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EHS Has Lacrosse

Everett High School’s newest addition to the Crimson Tide Athletics Department is the lacrosse team. While lacrosse has been popular as a youth sport for several years, it is just now gaining momentum as an official varsity sport in high schools across the area. Everett is one of the first of a handful in the area...

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City Gathers to Observe Memorial Day

May 28, 2014
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City Gathers to Observe Memorial Day

This past Monday, May 26th, the City of Everett gathered at Glenwood Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day. Residents, City and State officials, and the Veterans community joined together to honor and remember those who served in our armed forces. Speakers at the service included Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Veterans Commissioner Joe Hickey, State Senator Sal DiDomenico State...

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Bessler Fans 21: Lady Crimson Tide in Tourney

May 28, 2014
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Sydnee Bessler turned in one of the most spectacular pitching performances in Everett High softball history, tossing 15 shutout innings while fanning 21 enemy batters and yielding only five hits, to lead the Lady Crimson Tide to a nail-biting 1-0 victory over Lexington Monday morning. The triumph over a Lexington squad that stood at 18-1...

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