DeMaria Revving Up His Forces

August 31, 2011
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DeMaria Revving Up His Forces

Signs don’t vote – that is the classic political catch-all phrase intended to awaken politicians to the understanding that it is people who vote. Obviously, Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s substantial sign holding visibility held in the square last week was a huge success, with hundreds of his supporters turning out for what was without question...

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Police Briefs 08-31-2011

August 31, 2011
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Monday, August 22 Jeffrey LeBlanc, 25, 142 School St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Tuesday, August 23 Erik Goodwin, 17, 101 Francis St.., Everett, was arrested for being disorderly person. Shawn Goodwin, 19, 101 Francis St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. John Iozza, 51, Homeless, Everett, was arrested...

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Hurricane Irene

August 31, 2011
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Hurricane Irene has come and gone, just like that, like the snap of a finger. In truth, for all our preparations, Hurricane Irene was a no-show for us but not for others. She never came to dinner and stayed around a while to wreak her havoc. She came and went like a ghost, only...

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Obituaries 08-31-2011

August 31, 2011
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Thomas Kelly Sr. Former Everett resident Thomas V. Kelly, Sr. of Marstons Mills, formerly of Everett, died on August 25. He was 93 years old. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired longtime employee of Exxon. He was the beloved husband of the late Marguerite L. (Strahan) Kelly; loving...

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Providing a Better Future

August 24, 2011
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Providing a Better Future

“Councilman Peter A. Napolitano and the Common Council presents a Citation to Antonio Amaya, theexecutive director of La Comunidad Inc., La Comunidad Inc. is a dedicated non-profit organization funded to provide a better future to the Latino-American community in the city of Everett and surrounded areas. For over 12 years, La Comunidad’s mission is...

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Everett Public Schools Open Tuesday, August 30

August 24, 2011
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Everett Public Schools will open for students in their freshman year in High School and all Kindergarten through Grade Eight students on Tuesday, August 30 according to Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire.  Schools will open a day earlier for teachers on Monday, August 29. “We are asking High School Freshmen only to report to the...

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Expanded Gambling Bill Will Make a Difference

August 24, 2011
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The House and the Senate has brought out a piece of legislation from committee concerning expanded gambling. The governor says that he approves of the legislation. So the stage is set for debate and fine tuning and then passage in the House and the Senate and then to the governor for his signature. When...

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Earthquake in Virginia

August 24, 2011
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News of a near to 6.0 earthquake in Virginia and the nation’s capital rocked many of us here in Boston. Some buildings in Boston were said to be shaking from the earthquake as they did in New York City. Amazingly enough, we are in an earthquake zone. It is just that we haven’t had...

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Everett Women’s Volleyball Starts 40th Season

August 24, 2011
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The Everett Women’s Volleyball League, one of the longest running sports leagues in the history of Everett, will have registration for the upcoming 2011-2012 season, on Wednesday evening, September 7 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Recreation Center on Elm Street.  Team players must be at least 18 years old. There will be...

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Police Briefs 08-24-2011

August 24, 2011
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Monday, August 15 Louis Cafarelli, 23, Homeless, Everett, was arrested on warrants. Ever Pineda, 30, 73 Moore St., East Boston, was arrested on protective custody. Anna Reisopoulos, 37, 36 Woodlawn St., Everett, was arrested for attempting to commit a crime, unarmed robbery. Wednesday, August 17 Michael Hunt, 28, 116 Falcon St., East Boston was...

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Obituaries 08-24-2011

August 24, 2011
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Lillian Andrews State Retiree  Lillian Andrews of Everett died surrounded by her family at the Life Care Center of the North Shore in Lynn on August 19. She was 88 years old. Born in Everett, she has been retired for 20 years from the Division of Employment Security for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She...

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Reach the Beach Becomes Christian Music Festival

August 17, 2011
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Reach the Beach Becomes Christian Music Festival

More than 1,000 people are expected at the annual Reach the Beach Christian music festival this weekend, an event put on annually by the Revere Central Congregation Church. Organizers Joe DeSantis and Tom Coots said that the event started on Monday and continued throughout the week with refreshments and Christian outreach to those walking...

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Mayor Welcomes Everett Resident and US Marine LCPL. Andrew Salerno to City Hall

August 17, 2011
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Mayor Welcomes Everett Resident and US Marine LCPL. Andrew Salerno to City Hall

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. proudly welcomed Everett resident, U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Andrew Salerno and his family to City Hall recently. Salerno recently finished a tour of duty in Afghanistan and was getting some rest and relaxation with his family. Mayor DeMaria is pictured with Salerno, Cori-Devan Bingel, Mr. James Marchant, and Salerno’s parents...

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Mayor, City to Hold Tax Bill Seminars

August 17, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is inviting all homeowners and commercial property owners to City Hall for a discussion with Pam Davis, the City Assessor and members of the Assessor’s office, to review tax bills and answer questions pertaining to the City’s quarterly bill to taxpayers. Two seminar sessions are available: Monday, August 29: 5:00...

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Thank You Mr.smith

August 17, 2011
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Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith has done the right thing by choosing to devote all his time on the state representative position that he holds instead of running again for a position on the Everett School Committee. We applaud his action in doing so. It is indeed a victory for the people. We believe it is...

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And Speaking of the Schools

August 17, 2011
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It is still a bit early in August to seriously be talking about going back to school and we are sensitive about that. Just the same, the school committee and the school administration led by Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire are right now in a day-to-day battle to create the environment necessary to accommodate...

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Police Briefs 08-17-2011

August 17, 2011
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Monday, August 8 Jessica Payton, 26, 12 Algonquin Tr., Plymouth, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, August 9 Steven DiChiara, 44, Homeless, Bangor,  ME., was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime, malicious destruction of property over $250, violation of protective order. Jared Hiltz, 19, 17 County Rd., Everett, was arrested on default warrants and...

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Obituaries 08-17-2011

August 17, 2011
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William Clarke Jr. Former Middlesex Bank (Bank of America) Regional Vice president William J. Clarke, Jr. died in Florida at the age of 83. A US Army veteran and a former Everett resident, until recently he spent his summers in Falmouth. He graduated from Everett High School and Boston College and was the former...

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Everett Little League Honors Vitukevich: ELL President Receives Lifetime Dedication Award

August 10, 2011
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Everett Little League Honors Vitukevich: ELL President Receives Lifetime Dedication Award

His initials are “MV” but to Everett Little League officials, coaches, and players you can certainly add the ‘P’ because if ever there were an MVP (Most Valuable President), in this city’s youth baseball history, it’s Michael Vitukevich. The league honored Vitukevich, ELL president for the past eight years, with its Lifetime Dedication Award...

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Police Briefs 08-10-2011

August 10, 2011
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Thru: 08/07/11 Sunday, July 31 Desta Meresa, 23, 80 Rich St., Malden, was arrested for shoplifting, resisting arrest. Monday, August 1 Patricia Geary, 27, 189 F. St., South Boston, was arrested on a warrant. Kenneth Melanson Jr., 37, 54 Stone St., Saugus, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, failure to stop...

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Obituaries 08-10-2011

August 10, 2011
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Joseph Tenaglia Everett resident Joseph Tenaglia of Everett died on August 7. A retired Federal Postal Worker and World War II veteran, he was the beloved son of the late Frank and Elsie (DiFelice) Tenaglia; loving brother of the late Anthony, James and Alexander Santilli, Lena DeFinis and Ida Sciarappa; cherished uncle of Ann...

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The Main Ballot Question

August 10, 2011
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The November election ballot is all set and certified. Now it is time for all the candidates seeking re-election or seeking election for the first time to get to work and to send out their message to the voters. It is a citywide election and much is at stake. But nowhere are the stakes...

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Everett Native Nick Laraia Competes in The USA Paratriathlon National Championships

August 3, 2011
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Everett Native Nick Laraia Competes in The USA Paratriathlon National Championships

If all goes well this weekend, Everett native Nick Laraia might have punched his ticket to compete in the triathlon in Beijing – and all with only one foot on the ground. Well, it’s not exactly how it sounds, but Laraia, an amputee, will be competing this Sunday in the Accenture USA Paratriathlon National...

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Formula for Success: Everett Resident Begins Career as Lab Technician

August 3, 2011
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Formula for Success: Everett Resident Begins Career as Lab Technician

Everett resident Le Dena Pilet received her graduation certificate from the YMCA Training Inc. program during an impressive graduation luncheon and ceremony held on July 29 at the Omni Parker House. YMCA Training Inc. provides access to employment that offers family-supporting wages and benefits to unemployed and underemployed adults. The program, part of the...

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