Somerville Man Connected with Murder of Everett Woman

March 21, 2012
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A Somerville man has been indicted in connection with the stabbing death of Sheila Dos Santos, 26, of Everett, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone said this week. Antonio Marcos Ferreira, 38, was indicted late Thursday by a Middlesex Superior Court Grand Jury for first-degree murder. His arraignment date has not yet been set. According...

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Local Police Organization to Hold Fundraiser March 31

March 21, 2012
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BADGE Inc., (Blue Affiliation for the Development of Great Events) an affiliation of local police officers from various cities and towns, members of the Massachusetts State Police and community leaders will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, March 31st starting at 7:00 PM, at Anthony’s of Malden (105 Canal street) to help Eric “DJ Littles”...

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Everett High School Students Dance for a Cause

March 21, 2012
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On National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day the US Office on Women’s Health asks us, “What’s your deciding moment?”. This question provokes a huge issue for our community – what are we doing to stop the spread of HIV? Recently, 58 students from Everett High School brought their deciding moment to Square One...

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Police Briefs 03-21-2012

March 21, 2012
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James Case, 41, 11 Whitehead Ave., Hull, was arrested for receiving/buying stolen property, larceny of property. Andrea Desorbo, 27, 59B Harvard St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Alex Nunez, 20, 71 Westland Ave., Boston, was arrested for courtesy booking US marshall. Dominic Panzini, 22, 4 Laurel St., Danvers, was arrested for illegal possession...

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Obituaries 03-21-2012

March 21, 2012
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Norah Faherty Brookline Resident Nora (Heanue) Faherty of Brookline died on March 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael Faherty.For further information and guestbook: www.gormleyfuneral.com WIlliam J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600 – Janet Fleming Former Everett Resident Janet D. (Rosenberg) Fleming of Burlington, formerly of Canton and Everett, died on March...

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Congratulations

March 16, 2012
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Congratulations

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., (far right) State Senator Sal DiDomenico (second from left) and State Representative Stephen “Stat” Smith (far left) offered congratulations and best wishes to James Massone, who is competing on the NBC reality music series “The Voice.” on Friday. A reception was held last Friday at his father’s auto body shop,...

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Mayor Moves to Establish a Panel to Market Everettby

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Moves to Establish a Panel to Market Everettby

In past meetings, a resoIution was made by Alderman Robert Van Campen and Councilor Michael McLaughlin to establish a “blue ribbon” panel for the city of Everett. The panel, comprised of business leaders, community activists and elected officials, will focus on seeking out businesses wishing to do business in Greater Boston, and market Everett...

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Mayor Names Errickson to Head City’s Planning and Development

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is pleased to welcome Mr. James Errickson as the new Executive Director of Planning and Development for the City.  With the addition of Mr. Errickson to the Senior Management Team, the Mayor also moved the official location of the Planning Office to Room 25, Second Floor of City Hall and...

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Local Business Expands with TIF Agreement

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. continues to deliver on his push to bring additional growth opportunities to Everett. With the recent City Council approval of tax incentive financing (TIF) for Cumar, Inc., an Everett based Marble and Tile importer, distributor the company can begin to expand their operations and maintain their headquarters on Norman Street...

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Aldermen Against Increasing Local Residential Tax Exemption

March 16, 2012
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At the Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday night, a lengthy discussion arose regarding the tax exemption. Councilors David Rodrigues, Daniel Napolitano and Aldermen Sal Sachetta and Robert Van Campen petitioned that the city of Everett increase the residential tax exemption from 20 percent to 30 percent. “I don’t like seeing the tax rate...

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Mitigation the Way to Go in Overlay District

March 16, 2012
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We wish to correct the impression  given in last week’s editorial that mitigation payments from companies wishing to build and to move their businesses into the overlay district created by the mayor and his planners at city hall is not a solid idea. It is a solid idea and will prove to be a...

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Beacham Street Needs Repair

March 16, 2012
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Once again, we refer to our editorial last week urging the mayor to get Beacham Street paved as it is a public safety hazard of the first order. The deplorable condition of Beacham Street is an embarrassment to this city and to city hall. But the embarrassment is not the mayor’s. It is the...

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Pope John Tigers Fall in North Final

March 16, 2012
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The Pope John XXIII High School boys basketball team saw its hopes for a state championship ended by St. Mary’s High School, 62-39, in the Division 4 North sectional final Friday night at Emmanuel College in Boston. Pope John, led by head coach Dave Sacco, had advanced to the Final Four in the division...

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Police Briefs 03-14-2012

March 16, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6 Cruz Lemez, 42 96 Irving St., Everett, was arrested for aggravated rape of child, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (3 counts), assault and battery, intimidation of a witness. Maximiliano, Munoz, 34, 402 McGrath Highway, Somerville, was arrested on a warrant. Ibraham Olanrewaju, 22, 820 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, was arrested...

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Obituaries 03-14-2012

March 16, 2012
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Theresa DiLiberto Everett Resident Theresa (Bono) DiLiberto of Everett died on March 10. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent; mother of Terry Onessimo of Everett, Maria D’Avolio-Morrell and her husband, Michael of Shirley and the late Anna and Janis and is also survived by six grandchildren, William, Robert, Anna, Maria, Anna,...

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Everett Common Council Votes to Aid Citizens in Surprising New Way

March 8, 2012
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Everett Common Council Votes to Aid Citizens in Surprising New Way

In new business, the Everett Common Council unanimously approved to adopt an Act relative to Living Organ Donation/Live Organ Leave, a law that allows city employees to take 30 days paid leave for live organ donation. In 2005, Governor Deval Patrick implemented the Live Organ Leave law to increase the amount of paid leave...

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Dominic Puleo Sworn in as New Common Councilor

March 8, 2012
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Dominic Puleo Sworn in as New Common Councilor

Dominic Puleo was sworn in as a member of the Common Council Monday night. Puleo was given a hearty round of applause by his fellow Council members before leaving the room to conduct the ceremony with the City Clerk. The 96 Central Avenue resident was previously questioned with hot-button issues that the council faces...

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Eagle Bank Brings Junior Achievement Program to Everett Schools

March 8, 2012
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Eagle Bank Brings Junior Achievement Program to Everett Schools

As part of Eagle Bank’s ongoing commitment to educate Everett students on financial literacy, staff from the bank are teaching a personal finance curriculum developed by Junior Achievement®. Adriana Indrisano, Financial Literacy Coordinator, and Christine Falzarano, Vice President, Community Development and Retirement Services, are teaching the course to approximately 60 Everett High students in...

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City to Hold Public Hearing for Block Grant Revision

March 8, 2012
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The Mayor’s Office of Community Development will hold a public hearing this coming Monday, March 12th, 2012 in the Speaker George Keverian Room – Everett City Hall, 484 Broadway to discus proposed reprogramming of the fiscal year 2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) funds from infrastructure to housing rehabilitation.  The FY – 2010 infrastructure...

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Parkway Planning Takes Skill

March 8, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is right now in the midst of planning a zoning measure aimed directly at giving a new shape and form to future development along the length of Route 16. The Revere Beach Parkway, as it is known to all of us, is presently an amalgam of many different businesses both large...

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Beacham Street

March 8, 2012
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If the mayor and his development people want to do something useful, they’d get Beacham Street paved and they’d do it tomorrow before there is a disaster. The roadway leading from Route 99 through the oil and fuel storage area and into the area near King Arthur’s is an absolute embarrassment and danger zone...

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Sports 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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EHS Roundup EHS skaters fall to Medford in tourney It is ironic that in the playoffs at every level of sports, almost every team will end its season on a losing note, with the lone exception, of course, of the last team left standing. The Everett High boys hockey team learned the hard truth...

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Police Briefs 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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February 27 Roberto Moreira, 49, 20 Rosedale Ave., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with revoked license. February 28 Luis Albino, 48, 7 Jones St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness. Brian Williams, 29, 133 Saunders St., Medford, was arrested on a warrant. February 29 Jose Gutierrez,...

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Obituaries 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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Irene Taschetta Everett resident Irene (Kulesa) Taschetta of Everett died on February 28. She was the beloved wife of the late Guy Taschetta; sister of the late Julia Guliano and is survived by her nephew Edward Guliano and his wife, Carol and niece Arlene Mazochia and many great nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were...

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