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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The Easter Holiday

April 20, 2011
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Just about everything has changed in our lives during the past few decades. Nothing is the way it used to be anymore. Easter, however, remains the year’s most hopeful holiday for Christians everywhere, bringing together family and friends for a great Easter dinner and the children for the search for eggs filled with sweets....

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DeLeo and Governor in Sync with Health Insurance Bill

April 20, 2011
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The House of Representatives led by Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo has put clear language in its 2012 budget bill that will allow cities and towns to enroll their municipal employees in health insurance programs that will save the cities and towns millions and millions of dollars. This includes the city of Everett,...

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String and Orchestra Night a Big Success

April 20, 2011
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The Everett Public Schools Music Department put on a show two weeks ago that would be the envy of most upper-class fancy type suburban schools. More than 400 Everett Public School students played to a packed house inside the Frederick Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts. The students played the violin, the base and...

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Softball Team Shuts Out Lynn English, 12-0

April 20, 2011
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Michelle Zullo and Rebecca Burley combined to pitch seven innings of shutout softball and their teammates provided plenty of offense and defense as the Everett High softball team pasted Northeastern Conference rival Lynn English, 12-0, Friday. Zullo went the first five innings and yielded just two hits while fanning six and walking only two....

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EHS Baseball Team Edges Methuen, 6-5

April 20, 2011
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Shawn McGrath pitched a complete game six hitter and Rob DeLuca banged two doubles and knocked in three runs to lead the Everett High baseball team to a 6-5 triumph over Methuen last Thursday. However, despite having led 5-0 at one point, the Crimson Tide needed a balk by a Methuen pitcher in the...

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Kernan, Steeves, Colson Win for EHS Girls Track

April 20, 2011
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Maeve Kernan, Katie Steeves, and Daryl Colson captured first place in their respective events for the Everett High girls track team in their meet with Malden last week. Kernan won the two mile run in a time of 13:05.3; Steeves sped to victory in the 200 meter dash in 29.8; and Colson topped the...

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Duperier is Triple Winner for Boys Track

April 20, 2011
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Peter Duperier scored 15 points by taking home first place in three events for the Everett High boys track team in their meet with Malden last week. Peter captured the 400 meter race in 54.3 seconds; the 200 meter dash in 24.2; and the long jump with a leap of 17-0 to record one...

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Obituaries 04-20-2011

April 20, 2011
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Rose Anne Palermo Retired Stitcher Rose Anne Palermo, a retired stitcher in the garment industry and a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died in Boston at the Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday evening, April 12 following a brief illness. She was 86 years old. Born in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale...

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Student Government Day at the State House

April 13, 2011
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Student Government Day at the State House

  Recently, Everett High School seniors Yasmine Akib and Laura Laforest participated in the 64th annual Student Government Day held at the State House in Boston. This program encourages students to learn about state government, to become active citizens, and to develop an understanding of the rights and responsibilities we share in a democracy....

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DeMaria will Seek Another Term – The Mayor has Officially Announced his Re-election Campaign

April 13, 2011
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Independent Staff Mayor Carlo DeMaria  is announcing a bid for a third mayoral term. In this week’s edition of the Independent, the mayor indicates that he will be pulling papers with his campaign staff and supporters throughout the city gathering signatures. “I am proud to seek a third term as mayor,” he told the...

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Everett Resident Helps Police Pull Men from Burning Car

April 13, 2011
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It sounded like two buildings had collided. The banging, crashing noise was like a shotgun going off at close range, and it was enough to make three young people from Everett, all 2010 graduates of Everett High School (EHS), stop gassing up their car and totally shake them out of the norms of everyday...

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EHS Baseball Team Opens in a Big Way

April 13, 2011
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The Everett High baseball team did everything right in its delayed season opener last Wednesday in a 24-0 victory over Chelsea. The contest, which was postponed from Tuesday because of inclement weather, saw Coach Joe Marchese’s Crimson Tide parlay overpowering pitching with some heavy hitting to open their 2011 campaign on a positive note....

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Mayor Seeking Third Term

April 13, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria has announced that he will be seeking a third term for mayor. The announcement comes as absolutely no surprise as the mayor as has been forward and open about his wanting to seek another term. Presently, he will be pulling papers and subsequently gathering signatures as he puts together another campaign....

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Dowe Wins Shot, Discus in Meet with Somerville

April 13, 2011
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Senior Co-Captain Dexter Dowe won the shot put and the discus to pace the Everett High boys track team in their season opening meet with Somerville last week. Dexter won the shot with a toss of 44-11.5, which also qualified him for the spring Division 1 State Championships, and took the discus with a...

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Zullo Opens Season with One Hitter

April 13, 2011
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Michelle Zullo tossed a one hit shutout to pace the Everett High softball team to a 16-0 romp over Swampscott last Thursday. Michelle’s line showed her striking out seven and yielding only one walk in the full seven innings. Everett jumped out to a quick lead in the first inning with a two out...

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