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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Everett Pop Warner Huskies Awards Banquet

February 29, 2012
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Everett Pop Warner Huskies Awards Banquet

Karen Nalen was presented an award for outstanding service to the Everett Huskies organization at their annual awards banquet that was held Sunday at Silver Fox. Presenting the award were President Joe LaMonica (left) and Vice President Bill Marchante.

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Capuano, DeMaria Meet on City’s Projects

February 29, 2012
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Capuano, DeMaria Meet on City’s Projects

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. welcomed Congressman Mi­chael Capuano to City Hall last week to discuss ongoing initiatives, upcoming projects and future developments and events here in the City. Everett will become part of Congress­man Capuano’s Congressional District starting in January of 2013. Mayor DeMaria enjoyed the opportunity to discuss po­tential development projects along Parkway...

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Tufts Students to Study Uses for Old Everett High Building

February 29, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Director of Community and Economic Development Marzie Galazaka recently agreed to use the services of Tufts University graduate students to study the former high school for redevelopment.  The students are currently enrolled in the University’s Environmental Policy and Planning program. The primary goal of the project is to analyze...

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Presidential Primary is Tuesday

February 29, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6th is the Presidential Primary in Massachusetts. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.. Here is some helpful information from the City Clerk’s Office and the Registrars of Voters to make your voting experience more pleasant: Since this is a primary, unenrolled voters (commonly called independents) will need to declare themselves...

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Doubts Still Remain for Aldermen About CFO to Manage City Finances

February 29, 2012
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Two items that were revisited Monday night were the orders to accept the local option of consolidated department of municipal finance to allow the city to draft an ordinance creating a finance department headed by a director of municipal finance, and an order of a home rule petition to the State Legislature to allow...

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Due Process is Being Done

February 29, 2012
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Allegations that an Everett custodian may have committed a sexual assault against a first grader at the Keverian School remains a hot topic for discussion in this city where so many parents of Keverian students have been left to wonder about their childrens’ safety. Those allegations are being investigated by the Child Abuse Unit...

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Finally We Know

February 29, 2012
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The huge wind turbine located on the Everett-Charlestown line has not been operating since the end of October and now we know why. The base of the great structure has been sinking into the earth at a much faster rate than anticipated. So the wind turbine was shut down pending studies and efforts to...

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Sports 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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EHS Roundup Crimson Tide skaters face Medford tonight The Everett High boys hockey team will embark on its Journey to the Tourney tonight (Wednesday)  against Greater Boston League rival Medford. Face-off time is 8:00 at the rink in Stoneham. The Crimson Tide are seeded third in the Division 1 North Sectional with a 13-5-2...

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Police Briefs 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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Monday, February 20 Gina Angelli, 27, 27 Whittier Dr., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting and warrants. Tuesday, February 21 Jarrod Harris, 34, 147 Russell St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Luciano Tomagnini, 36, 11 Langdon St., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unregistered, operating motor vehicle with suspended license. Wednesday, February 22...

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Obituaries 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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Linda Siuda-Valentin Chelsea resident Linda Siuda-Valentin of Chelsea died on February 20. She was 49 years old. She was the devoted wife of the late Luis A Valentin and  devoted mother of Erik Scriven of Chelsea;  loving daughter of Helen (Riley) Siuda and the late Stephen Siuda of Chelsea; cherished granddaughter of Sophie (Kupczewski)...

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Everett Resident Participates in Hyannis Marathon as an American Cancer Society DetermiNation Runner

February 22, 2012
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(Everett, MA) – Danielle Blades of Everett, 28, will be running in the Hyannis Marathon on Sunday, February 26, as an American Cancer Society DetermiNation athlete.   The Society’s DetermiNation program is a powerful and inspiring movement that saves lives by enabling athletes to dedicate their training and participation in marathons, half marathons, and other...

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DA’s Office Investigating Claim of Child Abuse

February 22, 2012
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DA’s Office Investigating Claim of Child Abuse

The Middlesex County District attorney’s office Child Abuse Unit is investigating an alleged incident at the Keverian School. Two of the school’s custodians have been placed on administrative leave with pay as the investigation gets underway. Presently, no charges have been filed against either of the custodians, neither of whom has been identified as...

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Two Everett Students Accepted to Saint Francis Xavier Scholar’s Program

February 22, 2012
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Two Everett Students Accepted to Saint Francis Xavier Scholar’s Program

Malden Catholic High School is pleased to announce that it has accepted 58 members as Saint Francis Xavier (SFX) Scholars for the Class of 2016. Two of these students are from the City of Everett. One of these outstanding scholars is Brendan McCarthy from Madeline English School. The SFX Scholars Program recognizes students who...

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City Takes First Step in Healthcare Change

February 22, 2012
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Senior members of Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr.’s administration and panel representing the City’s labor unions met recently to open discussions redesigning the City’s healthcare coverage for employees.  The City Council adopted legislation giving the Mayor authority to initiate discussions with a panel of union representatives on the redesign and if approved the Mayor will...

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Mayor to Present Parkway Overlay and Linkage Fee Program Legislation

February 22, 2012
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Keeping with an inaugural promise, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. will again present legislation to the City Council introducing the Parkway Overlay District and Linkage Fee.  The Mayor continues to work with the City Council, Board of Aldermen and business community to promote a long-term vision along Route 16 as well as developing strong investment...

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