Governor Quashes Ethanol Delivery: Petruccelli Motion the Difference

August 15, 2012
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Everett residents have Governor Deval Patrick and Senator Anthony Petruccelli to thank for putting the kibosh on ethanol delivery through this city by rail once a week. The plan to use trains to transport 1.7 billion gallons of the highly flammable fuel through Revere to a depot here met its end last week when...

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Vote for the Linkage Bill

August 15, 2012
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Everett’s coucillors and aldermen should vote favorably on the mayor’s linkage bill when it comes up for a vote in the weeks to come. The linkage bill makes good sense here as it does in every industrial city where big corporations and large developers are expected to put something into the pot for the...

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Police Briefs 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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8/06/12 Alan Ortiz, 62, 62 Adams Ave., Everett, was arrested for drinking alcoholic beverage in public. 8/07 Geraldo Borges, 53, 21 Mohan St., Everett, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, failure to stop for police. Samantha Lewis, 25, 219 Faywood Ave., Everett, was arrested for uttering a false check, and warrants. Scott...

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Obituaries 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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Robert Nye Retired Everett Housing Authority Employee Robert J. Nye of Everett, formerly of Charlestown, died on August 9. He was 71 years old. A retired City of Everett Housing Authority employee, he was the beloved husband of 49 years to Eileen (McNamee) Nye; devoted father of John M. Nye and his wife, Kathleen...

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Everett Boys & Girls Club Youth Member Wins Jeep-themed Party

August 8, 2012
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Everett Boys & Girls Club Youth Member Wins Jeep-themed Party

Mireline Thermidor, 15, loves to dance, and all of her peers at the Middlesex County Boys & Girls Club know it. That’s why when a creative contest to win a party thrown by Jeep was presented Thermidor believed she had the talent and personality to win. “It’s like your dream adventure,” Thermidor said of...

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$25,000 Pay for New Council Questioned

August 8, 2012
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The Board of Aldermen recently voted on a $25,000 annual salary for each of the 11 members of the new city council that will take office in January 2014. The measure passed 4-3, sparking a lot of controversy amongst board members. In opposition to the increase were Alderman Sal Sachetta and Councilor Sergio Cornelio...

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New Plans Are Brewing for the City

August 8, 2012
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Before Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. called for a special joint Common Council and Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night, he met with L. Knife and Son, Inc. and Affiliates, a fourth-generation, family-owned distributor of specialty and imported craft beers. The company is looking to expand its operation in Massachusetts and has found an ideal...

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Everett Student Builds Relationships with Boston Common Homeless

August 8, 2012
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Samuel Vasquez of Everett, a current junior at Boston College High School, was one of the 33 students who fed and befriended the hungry and homeless on the Boston Common in a homeless outreach program that runs every Thursday for 2 1/2 hours after school. This Project was founded by four curent seniors, under...

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The $25,000 a Year Councilor

August 8, 2012
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Last week’s Aldermanic vote giving the new city council to convene in 2014 a $25,000 a year annual salary is, frankly, an outrage. No amount of explanation by the aldermen can assuage the generally held belief that the raise voted for last week amounts to one of the biggest giveaways in this city’s long...

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Good work, Mayor DeMaria

August 8, 2012
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News that a high end beer brewery may very well be locating on Beacham Street and investing millions in the plant and adding dozens of employees comes as good news and reveals as well that City Hall is doing its job in luring business to Everett. These type business developments are all precious gems...

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Police Briefs 08-08-2012

August 8, 2012
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July 31 Louis J. Barbosa, 29, of 218 High Street, Brookline, was arrested for revoked license and illegal possession of Class E substance. Kevin A. Gomez, 18, of 149 Addison Street, Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen goods. James Patrick Riley, 31, of 6 Quint  Avenue, Allston, was arrested for domestic assault and battery....

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Obituaries 08-08-2012

August 8, 2012
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Elva Bowden Former Bunco Girls Member Elva M. Bowden of Everett died on August 2. A former member of the “Bunco Girls,” she was the mother of Peter and his wife, Donna of Revere, Barbara of New Hampshire, William of Austin, Texas and the late Lawrence and his surviving wife, Cathy; sister of the...

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Glendale Park Capital Improvements Update

August 1, 2012
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Glendale Park Capital Improvements Update

In keeping with his belief of transparency and communication in government, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is pleased to update residents on projects outlined in the current Capital Improvement Plans as they progress. The final design phase for reconstruction of Glendale Park is now complete by Nesra Engineering.  At the heart of the City, Glendale...

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Rep. Smith Under the Gun to Comply with Court Order

August 1, 2012
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Everett State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith was reprimanded in Chelsea Court and given a drop-dead date to have his Revere apartments brought up to code, according to Revere Fire Officials, or he will be criminally charged. Chelsea Court Assistant Clerk Magistrate Bob O’Leary heard the facts of the case from Smith and from Revere...

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Aldermen Vote Raise; Approve Liquor Store, Appoint 911 Chief

August 1, 2012
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The Everett Board of Aldermen voted and approved a raise and a stipend bringing their yearly salaries to a total of $25,000 with the stipend for expenses totaling an additional $5,000. The decision was reached unanimously by the board and will go into effect during the next legislative session. The one holdout necessary to...

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Carreiro, Abruzzese Elected as New School Committee Members

August 1, 2012
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Two vacant School Committee posts were filled at a joint convention at a Monday morning meeting called by Mayor Carlo DeMaria. Robert Carreiro, a 96 Clark Street resident, was unanimously elected to the vacant Ward 5 position formerly occupied by the very popular Alexander “Sandro” Colarusso. Earlier this year, Mr. Carreiro was forced to...

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Everett Man Indicted on Robbery Charges

August 1, 2012
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An Everett man was indicted on Monday, July 30, on charges related to three masked armed robberies in a 48 hour span, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone informed the public today. Michael Moynahan, 40, of Everett, was indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury on charges of masked armed robbery (three counts), resisting arrest and...

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Aldermen Hand Themselves a Hefty Pay Raise

August 1, 2012
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The Board of Aldermen voted themselves a rather substantial pay raise at Monday evening’s meeting. Aldermen will now receive $25,000 a year and a $5000 expense account which brings total compensation to $30,000 a year. Considering the frequency of meetings and whatever else aldermen tend to do, the per meeting charge comes to about...

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Representative Smith in court

August 1, 2012
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Representative Steve Smith had his day in Chelsea District Court last week. Smith appeared before a magistrate and was admonished for his failure to correct issues that exist in two properties he owns in Revere. Revere officials took him to court to get action from Smith, who has been unable or unwilling to clean...

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Police Briefs 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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7/23 Fredie Rodriguez, 25, 28 Hillside Ave., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession of Class E substance, possession of Class B with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute near school. Honghua Xie, 55, 57 Olerny St., Dorchester, was arrested on a warrant. 7/24 Fabricio Navarro, 38, 837 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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Dorothy Vitiello  Peabody Resident Dorothy M. (Martone) Vitiello of Peabody, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on July 27. She was the beloved wife of Frank Vitiello with whom she shared 32 years of marriage; loving mother of Carolyn Marmiani and her husband, Thomas, Stephanie Taverna and her husband, Frank and Nicole Vitiello...

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The Voice at Fenway: James Massone Sings National Anthem Before Red Sox Game

July 26, 2012
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The Voice at Fenway: James Massone Sings National Anthem Before Red Sox Game

James Massone is becoming a major celebrity in the Boston area. The 24-year-old son of Jimmy Massone, owner of Malden Auto Body in Everett, James began his rise to stardom as a contestant on NBC’s national television show, “The Voice,” as fans began to take notice of his outstanding vocal talents and charismatic on-stage...

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Bronze Better Than the Sun

July 26, 2012
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Bronze Better Than the Sun

Before leaving the house, a beach towel in one hand and a magazine in the other, most people breeze by the protective sunscreen on their way out the door, only to come back hours later with tomato-red cheeks and flaming skin. For a healthy tan, baking underneath the sun’s harsh rays with no protection...

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National Night out Set for Tuesday, August 7

July 26, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., Police Chief Steven Mazzie and the Everett Police Department invite all businesses, citizens, civic groups, organizations, and local officials to participate in Everett’s Annual National Night Out  – America’s Night Out against crime.  This year’s event will take place on Tuesday, August 7th, at the Everett Recreation Center from 6:00...

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