Mayor, City Council: Increase ISD Enforcement

December 2, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with Alderman Robert Van Campen, Councilors David Rodrigues, D.J. Napolitano and Adam Ragucci finalized an Ordinance targeting repeat nuisance properties in the City.  Modeled after the City of Boston’s regulations, Everett’s Housing Task Force will now be able to levy daily fees for properties that require three or more service...

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Council Approves ‘12 Tax Rates, Including a Residential Exemption and Decrease

December 2, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. applauds the work of the City Council in approving the 2012 residential and commercial tax rate.  At a Joint Convention of the City Council and Board of Aldermen, William Hart, Chairman of the Board of Assessors presented the City’s legislature with the 2012 residential rate of $15.52 per thousand, and...

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Obituaries 11-30-2011

December 2, 2011
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June White Of Lynn, formerly of Everett June J. (Moccia) White of Lynn died peacefully at home following a brief illness. She was 80 years old. The beloved wife of the late Leonard W. White, she was born in Everett, daughter of the late Charles and Victoria (Angrisano) Moccia. She was a resident of...

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Everett High Football Team Rolls to Victory in Semifinals

November 30, 2011
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The Everett High football team turned in a superb performance and took home a 46-0 victory over Lynn English in a Division 1A semifinal playoff game Tuesday night at Manning Field in Lynn. Senior quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw touchdown passes to Jalen Felix and Jakarrie Washington. Senior running back Vondell Langston rushed for two...

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Kiwanis Help Fill Baskets for Needy

November 23, 2011
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Kiwanis Help Fill Baskets for Needy

In the true spirit of giving this Holiday Season, the Ev­erett Kiwanis club helped the Everett Office of Human Ser­vices put together over 200 Thanksgiving baskets to help Everett families.        

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Superintendent Foresteire Honored at “E” Club Dinner

November 23, 2011
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Superintendent Foresteire Honored at “E” Club Dinner

“E” Club Executive Director Vincent Ragucci Jr., Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire, and Awards Chairman Armando Leo.

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Credit Report: Eagle Bank Visits Local Schools in Honor of National Get Smart About Credit Day

November 23, 2011
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Credit Report: Eagle Bank Visits Local Schools in Honor of National Get Smart About Credit Day

On October 27, Eagle Bank staff visited Everett High School as part of the Get Smart About Credit program. The Eagle Bank personnel spoke to students in teacher David Babineau’s Finance classes about the different types of credit and the responsibilities that come with acquiring credit.  The Eagle Bank staff members included Adriana Indrisano,...

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Tax Rate: Aldermen, Councilors to Discuss on Monday

November 23, 2011
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Homeowners and commercial taxpayers could start knowing if they will be receiving an early Christmas present next week when the Common Council and Board of Aldermen meet on Monday to discuss the commercial and residential tax rate for the 2012 fiscal year. The Aldermen and Councilors will meet in joint session at 5:30 p.m....

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Thanksgiving 2011

November 23, 2011
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The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and we begin to wonder – where has the year gone and my, isn’t it flying by? What has it brought us and do we have anything to give thanks for? For those of you reading this, you should be grateful for having been given another year of...

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Everett Eagles Football D-team Eastern Mass. Champs!

November 23, 2011
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The Everett Eagles got their season rolling on Sept. 11 and never looked back. With wins over Peabody 31-0, West Lynn 27-0, Malden 27-0, South End 31-0, and East Lynn 12-0. During these games we had multiple touchdowns by Jake Wilcox (passing and running), Jaden Dottin, Brian Cuilla, Shea Willcox, Harry Mason, Darius Arrington...

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Police Briefs 11-23-2011

November 23, 2011
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Monday, November 14 Alexander Desrosier, 39, 304 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for license revoked. Tuesday, November 15 Papoo Singh, 49, 13 Park Terrace St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and intimidation of a witness. Wednesday, November 16 Kathy-Hoang Ha, 17, 105 Nichols St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery....

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Obituaries 11-23-2011

November 23, 2011
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Francis ‘Shorty’ Parker Everett Resident Francis C. “Shorty” Parker of Everett died on November 19. He was 77 years old. He was the beloved husband of Lena R. (Accardi) Parker; loving father of Frank and Kathleen Parker of Everett, Thomas and Heather Parker of New York City and Paula and Chris Dente of Saugus;...

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Fire Rips Through Three- Decker

November 16, 2011
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Fire Rips Through Three- Decker

A Linden Street triple-decker was engulfed by fire and destroyed during a difficult fire fought Monday afternoon. The home that burned was at 93 Linden Street, close to the former Everett High School building. It was a three-alarm fire and firefighters and apparatus from Malden, Medford, Melrose and Chelsea also fought the blaze. No...

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Linkage Fees Defeated by 8-7 Vote

November 16, 2011
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Citing a negative reaction to linkage fees from potential new and existing businesses, Councilors on Wednesday night defeated by a 8-7 vote, a request to  start the legislative process of enacting a fee. “We need to be business friendly,” Councilwoman Rosemary Miller told her colleagues. Melissa Murphy of Mayor DeMaria’s office explained that this...

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2011 Election Review

November 16, 2011
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Last week’s election results held a mixed bag as one longtime common councilor was edged out while another former councilor was overwhelmingly returned to office. Ward 6 Councilor Anthony Ranieri was edged out of the seat that he has held for 15 years by political newcomer Michael McLaughlin. Former Aldermen and Common Councilor Wayne...

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Mayor Carlo DeMaria

November 16, 2011
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The people of Everett have spoken loudly and clearly. Mayor Carlo DeMaria has been re-elected by a wide margin to his third term. Mayor DeMaria’s re-election by voters here was hardly a surprise. Over the years, he has somehow managed to take the vitriol out and improve the personal nature of politics here to...

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Peter Napolitano

November 16, 2011
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Candidate for mayor Peter Napolitano finished out of the money – so to speak. He did his best to plug into those who are disenchanted with the way the city is being run. In the end, his campaign simply did not resonate as he and his supporters had hoped. At least Napolitano was brave...

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Charter Change

November 16, 2011
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The city has decided to go with a new charter. We have supported this effort all along as a new charter doesn’t hurt the city and its management. Indeed, it will show itself as a document aiding in giving this place a better government and a stronger, more modern and all-inclusive document that makes...

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Right on Schedule: Tide Routs Malden, Improves to 10-0; One Win Away from GBL Title

November 16, 2011
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The Everett High School football team clinched at least a share of the Greater Boston League title with a clear-cut 42-20 victory over Malden Saturday afternoon at Macdonald Stadium. Malden, on paper at least, was rated the second best team in the GBL, having handed No. 16-ranked Swampscott its only loss of the season....

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Police Briefs 11-16-2011

November 16, 2011
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Sunday, November 6 Kathy-Hoang Ha, 17, 105 Nichols St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Monday, November 7 Luana Cepeda, 18, 308 Reservoir Ave., Revere, was arrested for causing false fire alarm, resisting arrest, assault and battery on a person, trespassing, dist. school or public mtg. Robert Dwyer, 54, 44 Maplewood Ave.,...

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Obituaries 11-16-2011

November 16, 2011
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Anna Baratta Everett resident Anna J. (Surette) Baratta of Everett died on November 12. She was the beloved wife of the late Edmund A. and loving mother of Ronald E. Baratta and his wife, Angela, and the late Leonard. She is survived by five loving grandchildren: Christine, Andrea and Julie Baratta, Roseanne Yates and...

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Demaria Wins Handily City Charter Approved 3,702 to 2,349

November 9, 2011
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Demaria Wins Handily City Charter Approved 3,702 to 2,349

Mayor Carlo DeMaria overwhelmingly was returned to the corner office, defeating Councilor Peter Napolitano by a more than 2-1 margin. DeMaria received 4,447 votes while Napolitano garnered 2,007 votes. The total number of votes cast was 6,633. DeMaria thanked his campaign workers and the voters for returning him to office. “I’m humbled and excited...

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Lt. Gov. Murray Says Project Engage Needs Community Involvement

November 9, 2011
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Lt. Gov. Murray Says Project Engage Needs Community Involvement

Lt. Governor Tim Murray participated in the Launch Event recently in support of  Project Engage Everett! the STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Action Plan  of the Everett Public Schools. During his remarks, the Lieutenant Governor acknowledged the close, supportive partnership from Intel, Massachusetts Academy of Sciences, Mass State Science and Engineering Fair Inc....

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Demaria Led Campaign Spending 4-to-1

November 9, 2011
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The Everett mayoral race this past year featured some spirited spending by both candidates, with Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. leading challenger Peter Napolitano in spending by a margin of nearly 4-to-1. This year, due to increased Census population numbers, Everett mayoral candidates had to file electronically with the state Office of Campaign and Political...

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