House in Disorder: Smith Still in Violation for Revere Houses

June 21, 2012
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Revere’s highest officials are irate at Everett State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith for dragging his feet in fixing code violations fire safety violations at a Revere property that contained some 12 illegal apartments. Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo said this week Smith has been dragging his feet in fully satisfying city investigators over the past...

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Everett Officials Plans for Future Progress

June 21, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is inviting all businesses, residents and community groups to a community-wide, public open house entitled “Envisioning Everett Together: Planning for Pride, Progress, and Possibilities.” The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 26th, from 6-8 p.m. at the Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street. Everett residents are encouraged to...

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The Meeting About Lower Broadway June 26

June 21, 2012
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A community visioning meeting being held June 26 from 6-8 at the Edward Connolly Center on Chelsea Street is one of the more ambitious and interesting meetings to be held locally by the administration in a long time. If you are an Everett resident or live in the Lower Broadway area or have a...

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Thank You Everett Cooperative Bank

June 21, 2012
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The Everett Cooperative Bank recently donated $5000 to the Joint Committee for Children’s Health Care in Everett. The JCCH is a non-profit corporation dedicated to advocating for universal access to quality health care for all the children of Everett. Donations such as these are very badly needed in order for agencies such as the...

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Smith’s Property Woes Unchanged

June 21, 2012
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We wonder how it is that Rep. Stat Smith’s property woes in Revere have not caused the representative to move meaningfully to correct the situation that exists in a 12 unit building he owns in Revere which is legally a six family home? To date, he has not substantially done anything to bring the...

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The Blitz Was on Dibiaso in Shriners Game

June 21, 2012
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Everett’s Jonathan DiBiaso threw a touchdown pass in the Shriners Football Game but a blitzing, all-out defensive effort kept the state’s all-time leading quarterback in check Friday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. So for the first time in 26 games, DiBiaso and Everett teammates Nick Stanfield and Vondell Langston were on the losing...

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Police Briefs 06-20-2012

June 21, 2012
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Monday, June 11 Gregory Maitre, 17, 146 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon. Tuesday, June 12 Samson Camille, 22, 100 Vernal St., Everett, was arrested for possession of Class D with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute near park or school. Phillip Mugford,...

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Obituaries 06-20-2012

June 21, 2012
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James Brickley Former Everett Veterans Services Commissioner James J. Brickley, a lifelong Everett resident, died at his home on June 10. He was 84 years old. He was a former commissioner for the City of Everett Veteran Services and a US Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was the...

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Crimson Crush Visit Washington, Dc

June 13, 2012
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Crimson Crush Visit Washington, Dc

Everett High School recently hosted the 2nd Annual History Bee and Bowl, where two squads from the EHS Crimson Crush Academic Team qualified for the National competition in Washington, DC. This year, the Crimson Crush sent one Varsity and one Junior Varsity team, with Captains Widdler Faustin (varsity) and Eric Trickett (JV) qualifying to...

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Everett’s Portion of the Community Trail Now Open

June 13, 2012
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Everett’s Portion of the Community Trail Now Open

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Sunday June 3rd, 2012 to commemorate the opening and completion of the Everett’s portion of the Northern Strand Community Trail, also known as the Bike to the Sea Trail.  Steve Winslow, the co- founder of Bike to the Sea, and members of this advocacy group have spent...

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Tensions Run High at Board of Aldermen Meeting

June 13, 2012
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Frustrations about Everett’s operating budget for the fiscal year of 2013 have been festering since it was presented to the Board of Aldermen, who made additional cuts to those already presented by the mayor’s financial team. The most recent controversy is over the legality of the final vote taken by the Common Council. City...

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Lower Broadway Community Visioning Meeting Set for June 26th

June 13, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is inviting all businesses, residents and community groups to a community wide, public open house entitled “Envisioning Everett Together: Planning for Pride, Progress, and Possibilities.”  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 26th, from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at the Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street.  All are...

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One Man’s Junk is a City’s Problem

June 13, 2012
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Most people connote a junkyard with the one in the famous childhood movie “The Sandlot,” a dirt-covered yard with old trinkets sprawled across the area guarded by a beastly dog. In Everett, a petition has been circulating to prevent the approval of the Junk Dealer License from Wentworth Precious Metals at 0 Terminal and...

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On Shutting off the Water to Enforce Payment Policy

June 13, 2012
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Without water, there cannot be life as we know it on this earth. People can’t live without water. Paying your water bill is important. It must be paid. The city pays for the water you drink and use in your home and you must pay for that water or eventually, the water will be...

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The Budget

June 13, 2012
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Monday evening’s Common Council meeting was a disaster. The questions seemed to be: “Do we have a budget? Did we vote properly on the budget? Do we need to revote on the matter? What exactly should be done?” Nearly the entire meeting was spent in minutia about what constitutes an official vote and whether...

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Softball Team Loses Close Tourney Encounter

June 13, 2012
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The Everett High softball team dropped a tough 6-5 decision at Framingham last Tuesday in an opening round contest of the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA State Softball Tournament. EHS coach Stacy Poste’s squad entered the tourney as the ninth seed in the North Sectional with a 14-6 regular season record. Framingham...

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Police Briefs 06-13-2012

June 13, 2012
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5/28 Christopher Barry, 50, 28 Reynolds Ave., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, open container of alcohol. 5/29 Danyelle Eldred, 34, 69 School St., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession of a Class A substance. William Elderd, 32, 69 School St., Everett, was arrested on warrant and being present where...

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Obituaries 06-13-2012

June 13, 2012
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Angelo ‘Pip’ Giangregorio Everett Firefighter, Decorated Veteran Angelo “Pip” Giangregorio of Everett died at home on June 5. He was 90 years old. “Pip” was one of four children of the late Ignatius and Theresa (D’Agnostino). He was born on December 1, 1921 in Everett where he was raised and educated. He served his...

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A Welcomed Surprise

June 6, 2012
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A Welcomed Surprise

On Thursday, May 31 around 5:00pm, (photo right) Anthony Winn surprised his daughter, Jasmine Winn, by dismissing her from For Kids Only – Everett’s Afterschool program. Winn, was stationed in Kunduz, Afghanistan since August, 2011 with the Department of Defense.

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Everett’s Budget for 2013 a Concern for the Council

June 6, 2012
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Every year, the city of Everett presents an operating budget for the fiscal year, designed with the best interests of Everett residents to be passed by the city government. But this year, an unanticipated change occurred when the Board of Aldermen proposed additional cuts to those already made by the financial committee. An open...

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City to Enforce Water Shut off Policy for Overdue Payments

June 6, 2012
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In an effort to keep an aggressive stance on collections, the City Services Commission will begin to enforce a water service shut off policy for residential and commercial properties.  Accounts with outstanding balances of $500 or more and in excess of 90-days past due will be issued a Demand Notice.  The notice will be...

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Marie Stewart

June 6, 2012
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We once again wish to note the tragic passing of Marie Stewart, an Everett Public schools crossing guard who was hit by an oncoming vehicle in a tragic accident near the Keverian School on May 23. Her funeral last week brought out a wonderful tribute in her memory by the students of the Keverian...

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Thank you, Distrigas

June 6, 2012
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Once again, Distrigas has shown that it is not only the largest corporation operating a commercial business in this city but that it is as well one of the most generous. Distrigas’s donation of $25,000 to the City’s Youth Summer Job Program helping teens to gain employment while out of school for the summer...

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E Club Scholarships

June 6, 2012
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We congratulate the winners of this year’s recipients of E Club Scholarships and we thank, once again, the E Club for giving out the scholarships to worthy Everett High School students headed for college. And we thank the E Club for its generosity and for its vision. We extend our congratulations to the recipients...

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