Aldermen Approve Spending on Projects

September 12, 2012
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The Board of Aldermen in separate votes approved new spending totaling $10,924,825 for a combination of capital improvement projects ($3,272,825) and new water and sewer related projects ($7,652,000) on Monday night. However, they did not approve the entire request that was made several weeks ago by Mayor Carlo DeMaria, cutting approximately $2,642,942 from the...

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Remembering 9/11

September 12, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorists attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakening the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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We Honor James and Mary Trentini

September 12, 2012
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Everett residents James and Mary Trentini of Shute Street died on American Flight 11 bound for Los Angeles on September 11, 2001. Like the nearly 3,000 innocents that died that day, they were non-violent, religious, family oriented people who never dreamt their lives could be snuffed out just like that, with the snap of...

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The Red Sox in Last Place

September 12, 2012
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You do not have to be a Boston Red Sox baseball fan to take notice of the Red Sox who sank into last place at the expense of a team that came to Boston this weekend that was in last place when they arrived but are no longer last upon leaving. The Red Sox...

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Tide Sweeps Past Leominster, 29-7

September 12, 2012
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The Everett High Crimson Tide football team began defense of its 2011 Super Bowl Championship season, with a road win over the defending Super Bowl Champion Leominster Blue Devils 29-7 and they did it behind a quarterback who had never thrown a pass prior to Friday night’s game. Senior Gilly DeSouza, a four-year player...

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Obituaries 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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Olympia ‘Lil’ Vetrano Everett Resident Olympia “Lil” Vetrano of Everett died on September 8. The daughter of the late Enrico “Henry” and Carmella, she is survived by many generations of family and friends. Visiting hours will be held in the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, Friday, September 14 from...

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Dr. Leahy Talks About the Healthy Use of Backpacks

September 5, 2012
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Dr. Leahy Talks About the Healthy Use of Backpacks

Dr. Brian Leahy is celebrating his 30th anniversary as a chiropractor in Everett with offices at 107 Ferry Street. Leahy has earned distinction in his field and served as the official chiropractor for world heavyweight champion John Ruiz throughout his boxing career. A graduate of Malden Catholic, Boston State College, and the Palmer College...

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Expected Light Vote in Unusual Thursday Primary

September 5, 2012
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Expected Light Vote in Unusual Thursday Primary

Thursday’s primary, replacing the traditional first Tuesday of September primary, is not expected to bring out a major vote. Although there is one race Everett voters should be interested in – the District 6 Governor’s Council race. Secretary of State William Galvin said he is expecting a lower than usual voter turnout because of...

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Bring in the Phunk

September 5, 2012
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Bring in the Phunk

Reia Briggs-Connor, owner of Phunk Phenomenon Dance Complex in Everett, joined her coaching staff for a dinner at the New Brown Jug Café in Chelsea. Seated, from left, are Keidy Marquez, Reia Briggs-Connor, and LaRome Strobhart. Back row, from left, are Courtney Halas, Kassandra Rateau, who appeared on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew show,...

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Administration Continues Capital Improvements Effort

September 5, 2012
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On Monday, August 27th Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. appeared before the Board of Aldermen to seek final approval for the bonding of municipal notes for the first phase of the proposed five-year Capital Improvement Plan.  After receiving a unanimous vote by the Common Council, for both the general improvements and those to de done...

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Crimson Tide Prospects Looking Very Strong

September 5, 2012
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The vaunted Everett High School football team is once again giving every appearance of coming greatness in the pre-season. Part of the magic that is again being weaved is the coaching. Led by John DiBiaso, the Crimson Tide always begin with an advantage. It is a bit like the Patriots with Bill Belichick. What...

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Still Firing the Baseball : Joe Saia Set to Begin College Career at Suffolk

September 5, 2012
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Joe Saia used to strike out many hitters during his Everett Little League career at Sacramone Park, following in the footsteps of his brother, Al, who is two years older. Saia, 19, is still making batters swing and miss only now he’s doing it in college. The former Everett High southpaw just completed a...

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Obituaries 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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Frances MacCuish Of Medford, formerly of East Boston Frances M. (Flammia) MacCuish of Medford, formerly of East Boston, died on August 30. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond MacCuish; devoted mother of Donna Richmond and her husband, Roger of Malden and Raymond MacCuish of Wilmington; loving grandmother of Patrick and Sarah...

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Pope John Football Begins Preseason

August 29, 2012
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Pope John Football Begins Preseason

The Pope John High School football team has begun practice for the 2012 season. Head coach Brian Vaughan and the captains of the team are pictured before a scrimmage against Lynn Tech Saturday at Manning Field in Lynn. From left, are Robert Selfridge, Steve Hopkins, head coach Brian Vaughan, John Young and Judemario Joseph.

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City Welcomes New ISD Director

August 29, 2012
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City Welcomes New ISD Director

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. was pleased to announce the addition of James Soper as the new Director of Inspectional Services for the City.  His appointment was confirmed by the Board of Aldermen at their meeting on Monday, August 27th. Mr. Soper is a certified Building Inspector with over twenty years experience.  He currently resides...

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Designs Complete for Northern Strand Bike Path

August 29, 2012
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Designs Complete for Northern Strand Bike Path

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and James Errickson, Director of the Department of Planning and Development, recently announced that full design for Everett’s portion of the Northern Strand Community Trail – also known as Bike to the Sea – has been completed.  The trail, which is just under a mile long, runs along the former MBTA...

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Crossfire : Board of Aldermen goes head-to-head with mayor on capital projects

August 29, 2012
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After a thorough crossfire between Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and the Board of Aldermen, favorable action was taken to grant $2.1 million to be spent on Glendale Park improvements and $500,000 to be spent towards repairs for the Parlin School. The remaining items listed under capital projects were sent to the Committee on Finance...

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Outreach Begins on New Trash Program Special

August 29, 2012
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The Mayor’s Office has begun its outreach campaign to educate residents and businesses on the new residential and commercial trash regulations that will be implemented in the fall.  Pamphlets with essential information translated into several languages are being distributed to individual households.  A summary sheet has been sent out with the most recent batch...

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$2.1 Million Glendale Park Facelift; Long Overdue

August 29, 2012
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Glendale Park will soon be receiving a major boost as the city’s signature park and recreation field following action taken at city hall Monday night. The $2.1 million being borrowed to remake the sprawling field, arguably, the most important public recreation space in the city, has been a long time coming. Mayor Carlo DeMaria...

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Welcome to the Council

August 29, 2012
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Cheryl Landry and Leonard Jordan have joined the Common Council. Landry is a registered nurse and lives in Ward 1. Jordan, a lifelong resident and auxiliary policeman and lives in Ward 3. Both Landry and Jordan bring to the council the sentiments of long-term residents who understand this city completely and who know the...

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The Everett Farmer’s Market

August 29, 2012
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Everett has a wonderful Farmer’s Market from week to week during the warm months of the year. It is held in Everett Square from 3-7 every Wednesday and will continue until the end of October. We urge our readers to check out the Farmers Market. All the produce is native grown. There is fabulous...

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Big Time Prospect : Everett Football Star Jakarrie Washington is Attracting Attention from Top College Programs

August 29, 2012
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When Everett High football fans last saw Jakarrie Washington, he was putting a spectacular stutter step – now known as The Move – on a Lincoln-Sudbury defender at the 10-yard line on his way to an electrifying 63-yard touchdown and the Crimson Tide’s 36-13 victory in the Super Bowl. Washington is back for his...

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Obituaries 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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Carmine D’Andrea Retired Flooring Contractor Carmine J. D’Andrea, a long time resident of Everett, died unexpectedly on August 26 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 80 years old. A retired flooring contractor, he was born in Boston, the beloved son of Louise (Cowels) and the late Jerome D’Andrea; dear and devoted...

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Everett Rec Annual Fenway Field Trip

August 22, 2012
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Everett Rec Annual Fenway Field Trip

On Saturday, August 18th, the Recreation Center enjoyed their yearly field trip to Fenway Park in Boston to take part in the Futures at Fenway festivities.

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