Mayor Seeks More Bids for Old High School

May 4, 2011
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Mayor Seeks More Bids for Old High School

Special to the Independent Mayor Carlo DeMaria will officially seek proposals from interested parties to purchase or lease the Old High School.  Since being declared surplus property last year, the Mayor is again entertaining options for the semi-vacant building issuing a new Request for Proposal (RFP.) The Boys and Girls Club of Everett currently...

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State Aid is Up

May 4, 2011
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Taxpayers heard some good news at the regular meeting of the Common Council on Monday night.  According to Senator Sal DiDomenico and Rep. Stephen Smith, the City of Everett will receive about $5 million more in state aid for the local schools. This additional revenue means that almost $1 million will not have to...

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Mayor’s Re-election Kick-off Open to All

May 4, 2011
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Independent Staff Wednesday evening at the Silver Fox, Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s re-election campaign gets underway officially with his kick-off affair, which is certain to attract a large crowd. The time begins at 6:00 p.m. “This is a time for everyone. Families. Individuals. Everyone who lives in this city is welcome,” the mayor told the...

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Everett Charter Commission Proposes Historic Changes for Ballot Question in November

May 4, 2011
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In accordance with Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 43 B, the Everett Charter Commission has given the proposed Charter final report to the Everett City Council for its mandated action that it be submitted to the voters on the Municipal Election, November 8, 2011. The commission is requesting that the Board of Aldermen place an...

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A Day to Remember

May 4, 2011
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For most Everett residents who tend to think about their lives, Sunday wasn’t just another day. It sure enough began like just another day. It was a bit cool in the morning but very sunny with a prevailing sea breeze for much of the afternoon. Many people came outside to work on their gardens...

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Good News

May 4, 2011
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The Everett School Department has been notified that it will be receiving an additional $5 million in Chapter 70 school aid which means the city will not be forced to find an added $1 million it was going to need to balance for its budget. This comes as great news and is a reflection...

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EHS Baseball Team Raises Record to 6-1

May 4, 2011
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The Everett High baseball team rode the big bat and right arm of Shaun McGrath to post a tight 3-2 victory over Greater Boston League rival Malden Thursday. The victory improved the Crimson Tide to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the GBL. Everett grabbed a 2-0 advantage in the third when McGrath delivered a...

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Police Briefs 05-04-2011

May 4, 2011
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Monday, April 25 Thedoria Goldsmith, 46, 10  Richardson Ave., Wakefield, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, speeding. Robert Lewis, 33, 181 Nichols St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Stephen Libby, 28, 214 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Tuesday, April 26 Michael Kelleher, 61,...

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Obituaries 05-04-2011

May 4, 2011
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Anna Mae Delano Everett resident Anna Mae (Thompson) Delano of Everett died on April 10. She was 79 years old. She is survived by her faithful husband of 59 years Francis X; her loving children David, Catherine, Marianne and the late Richard. She was the sister of Joyce, Lorraine and the late Carole and...

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Serving Our Country

April 29, 2011
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Serving Our Country

U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jason D. Kopp of Everett, a member of Bravo Company, 1-182 Infantry Battalion, Southbridge, Mass., gives thumbs up after zeroing his M-240 Bravo during mobilization training for Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost at Camp Atterbury, Ind., April 12, 2011. The battalion is scheduled to deploy to provide security and...

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DeMaria Skillfully Handles Misunderstanding with Revere Residents

April 29, 2011
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DeMaria Skillfully Handles Misunderstanding with Revere Residents

-By Seth Daniel For the Independent Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is very skilled at working political crowds and helping residents with concerns in Everett, but over the past week, he used those skills quite well across the city line in Revere. DeMaria has run a successful Honey Dew Donuts on Squire Road in...

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Community: Rezendes Honored by HopeFund

April 29, 2011
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Community: Rezendes Honored by HopeFund

-By Cary Shuman For the Independent Kathleen Rezendes  BNY Mellon in Everett, was honored on April 13 at hopeFound, for her exceptional volunteer work HopeFound is a non-profit organization that serves men and women in the Greater Boston area who are homeless. For the past five years, Rezendes, administrative assistant in the assets servicing...

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Accident Claims the Lives of Two EHS Sophomores

April 29, 2011
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-By Joshua Resnek editor@everettindependent.com Preparations were made for the burial of two 16-year-old Everett High School sophomores who died in a car crash on the McGrath Highway in Somerville on Friday morning. Mayara Alves was waked from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church on Norwood Street Monday evening. Her burial...

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Gasoline Prices are Climbing Higher Every Day

April 29, 2011
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All of us with automobiles or trucks are dealing with gasoline prices that are rising higher everyday. Businesspeople among us with larger fleets of vehicles and organizations like the city of Everett, which has dozens of vehicles, are going to need much more for fuel in the coming year than in the year before...

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Tragedy Strikes

April 29, 2011
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The deaths of two young Everett High School sophomores with their lives stretching before them like an endless dream, is a wake-up call for the parents of teenagers. Both girls were 16 and apparently hanging out with young men much older who were drinking. The drinking led to driving which led to the tragic...

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EHS Tennis Teams in Action

April 29, 2011
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The Everett High girls tennis team played at O’Bryant yesterday (Tuesday) and travel to Somerville Friday, to Malden Wednesday, and to Medford Thursday. The Crimson Tide boys play at O’Bryant today (Wednesday) and go to Malden Tuesday and to Medford next Friday.  

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Softball Team Routs Somerville, Cambridge

April 29, 2011
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The Everett High softball team asserted its dominance over a pair of Greater Boston League rivals, Somerville and Cambridge, with a pair of convincing victories last week. Lady Crimson Tide ace hurler Michelle Zullo was immense in both contests, firing a two hitter against Somerville and then serving up a no hitter against Cambridge....

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Greater than the Competition

April 29, 2011
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The Everett High baseball team earned a pair of victories over Greater Boston League rivals Somerville and Cambridge this past week. Coach Joe Marchese’s squad clubbed a young Somerville team by a 19-0 margin last Wednesday in which the Crimson Tide dominated all aspects of the encounter. The pitching duo of Chris DiNapoli (four...

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City Announces Yard Waste Collection Schedule

April 29, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Jon Norton Recycling Coordinator are pleased to announce the 2011 Yard Waste Pickup Schedule. This year the city is extending the amount of pickup dates, and months for pickup.  Residents are asked to strictly follow prescribed rules in order to accommodate pickup. Dates for 2011 Yard Waste Pickup May...

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Everett High School Baseball

April 20, 2011
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Everett High School Baseball

Shortstop Matt Cafarella gathers and throws the ball to retire a runner at first base.

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Standout Students Recognized ExxonMobil Donates Red Sox Tickets in Support of Everett Schools

April 20, 2011
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Standout Students Recognized ExxonMobil Donates Red Sox Tickets in Support of Everett Schools

In its latest display of wide-ranging ranging support of the Everett Public Schools, ExxonMobil Pipeline donated two Red Sox tickets to a pair of deserving Everett High students as part of an outreach effort that will last the entire season. Everett High School (EHS) baseball players Matt Costello and Shaun McGrath were given tickets...

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Community Meeting Held on Street Improvement Project

April 20, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. moderated a community meeting at Congregation Tifereth Israel to discuss with residents the reconstruction and improvement project for four Everett streets: Reynolds Avenue, Evelyn Road, County Road, and Malden Street. Residents in the neighborhood were able to address any questions about the project to a panel that included Martie Galazka,...

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What it Takes to be Mayor of Everett

April 20, 2011
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Running Everett is an art form. This isn’t an easy place to rule over even in the best of times. Our history in the city goes back to the David Ragucci era and so we came to know how Everett was run from the corner office by watching Ragucci go through his thing. Ragucci,...

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Police Briefs 04-20-2011

April 20, 2011
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Monday, April 11 Paul Bey, 28, 25 Cathy Rd., Chelmsford, was arrested for breaking and entering, malicious destruction of property over $250, intimidation of a witness. Jamal Edegu, 21, 138 Bow St., Everett, was arrested for receiving/buying stolen property, operating motor vehicle with suspended license. Tuesday, April 12 Danielle Ange, 26, 312 Broadway, Everett,...

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