Senator DiDomenico Secures $3.75 Million in Transportation Bond Bill

March 5, 2014
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As a direct result of Senator Sal DiDomenico’s advocacy, the Transportation Bond Bill, recently released from the Senate Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures, and State Assets, includes $3.5 million for the reconstruction of Beacham Street and $250,000 for a study to examine the potential of establishing a commuter rail stop in Everett. “During my...

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Police Briefs 03-05-2014

March 5, 2014
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Tuesday, 2/11 Andrea Lynn Sheehan, 42, 34 Bradford St., Everett, was arrested with illegal possession of a Class B substance. Wednesday, 2/12 Jose Gorgonio Zepeda, 28, 711 Broadway, Everett, was arrested with domestic assault and battery. Thursday, 2/13 Matthew Cummings, 23, 43 Clafin St., Framingham, was arrested on two warrants. Carlos Rivas, 26, 33...

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Obituaries 03-05-2014

March 5, 2014
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David Calo Crane Operator David Calo, a former Everett resident, died unexpectedly, February 25 at  at the Metrowest Medical Center in Natick. He was 57 years old. A crane operator, born in Somerville, he was the beloved husband of the late Sandra (Busconi); dear son of the late Joseph J. and Gorizia (Fusco) Calo;...

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Council Appoints New Police, Fire Officers: Also Approves Three Lodging Licenses

February 26, 2014
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Council Appoints New Police, Fire Officers: Also Approves Three Lodging Licenses

The Everett Police and Fire departments each got new officers Monday night, as the Everett City Council approved the appointments of one new police officer and two new firefighters unanimously. Rookie police officer Diego Custodio was the first to be appointed and take the oath of office. He was joined in the chambers by...

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New Appointments Made to Redevelopment Authority Board: Mayoral Nominations Approved by Council

February 26, 2014
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New Appointments Made to Redevelopment Authority Board: Mayoral Nominations Approved by Council

The Everett City Council approved four nominations to the newly created Everett Redevelopment Authority (ERA) on Monday night, giving shape to the board that will oversee development efforts in the Lower Broadway Zoning District over the next several years. The new ERA Board of Directors is not complete, as the Massachusetts Department of Housing...

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State Approves Everett’s Municipal Harbor Plan

February 26, 2014
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Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced last week that the city’s Municipal Harbor Plan, completed last year as part of the city’s agreement with Wynn Developments, has been approved by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). “I am extremely pleased that the state has approved our Municipal Harbor Plan,” said Mayor DeMaria....

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City Signs Contract with Ameresco for Energy Audit

February 26, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development are pleased to report that the City recently signed an energy savings performance contract with Ameresco, Inc.  Ameresco, based in Framingham, helps organizations meet complex energy management challenges with an integrated comprehensive approach to energy efficiency and renewable energy.  Ameresco is the regional energy...

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Obituaries 02-26-2014

February 26, 2014
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Lisa Morgan Homemaker Lisa M. (Gaylardi) Morgan, a longtime resident   of Revere, formerly of Everett, died unexpectedly on February 20 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 58 years old. A homemaker, born in Everett, she was the beloved wife of William J. Morgan for over 16 years; dear and devoted daughter...

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Mayor Visits Lafayette Middle School Science Fair

February 19, 2014
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Mayor Visits Lafayette Middle School Science Fair

The Mayor interacted with hundreds of students, all of whom were happy to welcome their distinguished guest and to present to him their projects. After demonstrating their projects students had the chance to shake the Mayor’s hand, take pictures with him, and ask him questions regarding his job. “I look forward to this day every year,” stated Mayor DeMaria, “It’s an opportunity for...

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City Holds Community Meeting Regarding Urban Renewal

February 19, 2014
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City Holds Community Meeting Regarding Urban Renewal

On Wednesday, February 12th Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett held a successful open forum to discuss the Lower Broadway Master Vision, the establishment of a Redevelopment Authority, and the concept of an Urban Renewal Plan. Mayor DeMaria and over 40 residents came together in an effort to stimulate community dialogue regarding...

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Council on Aging Celebrates Black History Month

February 19, 2014
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Council on Aging Celebrates Black History Month

Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging recently welcomed Everett residents Dotty Gomez and Dottie Martin-Long to the Connolly Center to lead an in depth discussion in commemoration of Black History Month. Gomez and Martin- Long educated the attendees of important people and events in the history of the African- American movement that made contributions...

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Council Addresses Concerns with Park: Urges Action by City to Solve Problems

February 19, 2014
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The Everett City Council took up the issue of reported problems at Seven Acre Park last Monday (Feb. 10), after several residents who use the park came forward to voice their concerns about the park during the Council’s public comment period. According to the residents who appeared, unleashed dogs and their owners are creating...

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Police Searching for Two Men in Store Robbery: One Clerk Was Shot, Another Beaten

February 19, 2014
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Everett police are searching for two suspects in an attempted robbery and shooting that took place Monday night, Feb. 17 at the Neighborhood Convenience Store on Main Street. According to one published report, one of the store clerks was shot multiple times during the robbery, and another was beaten. Both men are expected to...

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Police Briefs 02-19-2014

February 19, 2014
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Mon., Feb. 3 Robert Clough, 62, 33 Stewart St., Everett, was arrested with 13 counts of possession of a Class B substance, Oxycodone, with intent to distribute and three counts of possession of a Class E substance wit h intent to distribute. Derek Schovanec, 36, 30 Church St., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession...

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4 X 200 Relay Team Competes at D-1 Meet

February 19, 2014
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The Everett High 4 x 200 indoor relay team of Lorentz Etienne, Dominique Brown, Eric Senibaldi, and Jonathan Pharel competed in Monday’s Division 1 State Meet at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. The meet originally had been scheduled for last Thursday, but was postponed on account of the snow storm. “The boys ran a great...

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Obituaries 02-19-2014

February 19, 2014
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Mary Wilding Longtime Everett Resident Mary P. (Labadia) Wilding, a longtime Everett resident, passed away on February 13. She was 91 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas R. Wilding; loving mother of Barbara Butler and her husband, Jim of Andover and Geroge Wilding, MD and his wife, Helen of...

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Job Shadow Day

February 13, 2014
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Job Shadow Day

The Square One Mall and Shore Educational Collaborative hosted Job Shadow Day 2014 on Feb. 3 to encourage students with disabilities to explore the workforce after graduation. Students, ages 14-22, were given a behind the scenes tour of businesses throughout the Square One Mall. From management and guest services, to health care and retail,...

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Keverian Science Teacher Wins Prestigious Award: Jacey Vaughan Will Attend National Conference in Boston

February 13, 2014
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Keverian Science Teacher Wins Prestigious Award: Jacey Vaughan Will Attend National Conference in Boston

The National Science Teachers Association (NTSA) has awarded an Everett educator with a prestigious honor and an invitation to its National Conference later this year. Jacey Vaughan, an eighth grade science teacher at the Keverian School, received a 2014 Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers. “Jacey is an outstanding young teacher and...

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Seven Acre Park Renovations Discussed at City Council Meeting

February 13, 2014
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Several councilors at Monday night’s meeting of the City Council expressed concerns about the present conditions at Seven Acre Park as well as the future renovation plans for the site. “I have heard from a number of people who cannot walk the park because of dogs running around off leashes,” Councilor Sal Sachetta told...

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City Parking: New Process for Obtaining Residential Stickers in Place

February 13, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of the Parking Clerk would like to notify residents that the new method for obtaining residential parking stickers is now in place. Now in effect, vehicle owners must visit the website everettparking.cityhallsystems.com and submit an online application in order to receive their stickers.  Once the online application is...

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They’re Not Making Land Anymore

February 13, 2014
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Benjamin Franklin once advised a friend to buy as much land as possible, “since they are not making any more of it. “  This adage seems especially true in Everett. Like all urban cities, Everett is constrained for open space and many of the large lots of land that is now coming available have...

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Snow and Cold: A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 13, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm means no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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Girls Basketball Team Falters in Tourney Quest

February 13, 2014
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The Everett High girls basketball team took two steps back in its quest to qualify for the post-season state tourney with a pair of losses this past week. The Lady Crimson Tide now stand at 7-9 on the season and need to win three of their four remaining games in order to punch a ticket for a Journey...

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Police Briefs 02-012-2014

February 13, 2014
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Sunday, 1/19 Sarah Kelly, 28, 206 Russell ST., Everett, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Taian Navarro, 30, 187 Russell ST., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Monday, 1 /20 Dale Cole, 46, 75 Littlefield St., Pawtucket, R.U., was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with suspended license and two arrest warrants. Mike...

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