Police Department Joins other Communities in Pilot Project

April 6, 2011
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Chief Steven Mazzie has given his approval for Everett’s police department to join with Chelsea’s and a half dozen others in the area in order to combine forces in an effort to meet expanding law enforcement responsibilities. In what is likely the first big step towards some form of regionalization, Chelsea’s police chief Brian...

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Obituaries 04-06-2011

April 6, 2011
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Mary McKenna Former Everett resident Mary A. (Milliken) McKenna, formerly of Chelsea and Everett, a resident of Stoughton for the past 50 years, died on April 2 at the Oak Hill Golden Living Center in Middleboro. She was 83 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late John L. McKenna, Jr. and...

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TEASA students attend State House Rally

March 30, 2011
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TEASA students attend State House Rally

Five Everett High School students and members Teens in Everett Against Substance Abuse (TEASA) last week joined more than 200 youths from across the Commonwealth at an anti-tobbaco rally at the State House. The students met with State Senator Sal DiDomenico for more than a half-hour and discussed ways in which the tobacco industry...

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Public Hearing will Focus on Charter Review

March 30, 2011
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Everett Independent Staff A major public hearing is being held Wednesday evening starting at 7 p.m. at city hall council chamber to hear from Everett residents about their views on the preliminary report recently released by the Charter Review Committee. After many months of research and study the Charter Review Committee has come up...

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Jason Marcus Acquitted in Sexual Assault Case

March 30, 2011
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After three years of trials and tribulations in the court system Councilor Jason Marcus was acquitted of charges that he groped an Everett salon owner after receiving a haircut in the days following Thanksgiving 2008. The acquittal came last week after a three-day trial in Malden District Court. Thus ended a series of events...

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Ed Markey Gaining Stature, Power after all these Years

March 30, 2011
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When Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria went down to Washington recently to a conference as part of the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference the agenda was job creation and economic growth. As most of us are all too aware, the recession and even the post-recession era is dogging us with high unemployment, and...

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Mayor’s Trip to D.C. was Productive

March 30, 2011
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As for Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s trip, it is good for the mayor of Everett to travel to Washington D.C. In his case, he was trying to sell congressmen and anyone who would listen on the city’s money needs and its infrastructure needs. He was making the good effort for Block Grant money (which the...

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Radiation

March 30, 2011
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Radiation from the Japanese nuclear reactors has already been detected in the rain falling over New England. We are told there is nothing whatsoever to worry about. Can we believe such statements? Is there nothing whatsoever to worry about if we detect radiation in our rain? We don’t think so and you shouldn’t either.

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Police Briefs 03-29-2011

March 30, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22 Tony McKoy, 21, Homeless, Dorchester, was arrested for armed robbery. Ramon Pagan, 49, Homeless, was arrested on protective custody. Victor Ware, 22, 5 Chelsea Pl., Everett, was arrested for armed robbery. Wednesday, March 23 Jennifer DosSantos, 28, 42 McNulty Ct., Charlestown, was arrested on a warrant. Gerry Girauld, 26, 28 Temple...

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Obituaries 03-29-2011

March 30, 2011
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Liberata Antonetta Beatrice Revere resident Liberata Antonetta (Grieci) Beatrice of Revere died on March 26. She was the beloved wife of the late Attilio Beatrice; devoted mother of Lucy Cefalo and her husband,  Joseph,  Matilda “Tillie” Delvecchio and her husband,  Michael,  all of Saugus; dear sister of Palmina Eastwood of Everett and is also survived by...

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Parlin School Students Visit MIT

March 23, 2011
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Parlin School Students Visit MIT

Parlin School sixth graders enjoyed an exciting day of learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology earlier this month, courtesy of Science from Scientists, a Boston-based non-profit that strives to improve science and technology awareness in fourth through eighth graders. During their field trip, the Parlin students toured MIT, experiencing a vivid snapshot of...

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Denise Hanlon Will Take Part in EEFI Program

March 23, 2011
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Denise Hanlon Will Take Part in EEFI Program

Special to the Independent The head of Everett’s pre-school program will attend a statewide forum sponsored by Community Advocates for Young Learners  (CAYL) designed to help teachers expand their core knowledge in early childhood education. Denise Hanlon, the lead teacher at the Adams School, which provides free pre-school education to children throughout the district,...

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Two Men Indicted in Everett Bank Robbery

March 23, 2011
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Robert Giannino, 34, of Medford has been indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury for unarmed robbery and conspiracy in connection with the robbery of an Everett bank in January according to Middlesex District Attorney Girard Leone. James Gordon Chase, his alleged accomplice, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and negligent operation of...

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The News is Explosive

March 23, 2011
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Unless you’re living in a cave or have your head buried in the sand, it has been impossible to avoid the gaggle of breaking news that has caused so many of us to become transfixed by it. The Japanese tragedy is so enormous it is becoming, frankly, impossible to understand. The earthquake and following...

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Concannon Helps Bridgton Academy Hockey Earn National Title

March 23, 2011
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Everett’s Dan Concannon and the rest of the Bridgton Academy Jr. A hockey team traveled to Stoneham, MA to compete in the North American Hockey Association National Tournament.  After a shaky first round, Bridgton Academy was able to pull though and was named the 2010-2011 NAHA National Champions. While Bridgton ultimately won the tournament,...

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Police Briefs 03-23-2011

March 23, 2011
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March 14 Abdelkader Madjido Ndekomis, 24, 21 Dowse St., Everett, was arrested on a straight warrant. March 15 Jucemar Ruchert, 48, 78 Woodlawn St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. March 16 Nancy Callan, 26, 12 Jones Rd., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Keron Watson, 23, 567 Mass. Ave., Boston, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 03-23-2011

March 23, 2011
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William Grover Longtime Whidden Hospital Security Officer William H. “Billy” Grover of Everett, formerly of Chelsea, died at the Everett Nursing and Rehabilitation on Tuesday evening, March 15. He was 79 years old. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Frederick L. and Celia (Mroz) Grover. He grew up in Chelsea...

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Local Kids Participate in Rec Center Basketball Camp

March 16, 2011
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Local Kids Participate in Rec Center Basketball Camp

Everett students got a chance to work on their basketball skills during the Everett Recreation Departments basketballcamp. Former and current students from Lesley College helped with the program.

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Eagle Bank Donates to Tailored for Success

March 16, 2011
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Eagle Bank Donates to Tailored for Success

On March 3, 2011, Christine Falzarano (above left), Vice President, and Heather Wetterneck (above right), Assistant Vice President and CRA Officer, of Eagle Bank presented Elizabeth Hart, Founder and Executive Director of Tailored for Success, with a check for $250.00 to support her  work to help underprivileged and economically struggling individuals return to the...

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Work to Start on Repaving Streets

March 16, 2011
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The Aldermen were told at Monday night’s meeting at City Hall  that residents on Evelyn Road, Reynolds Ave. and County Road will be receiving new sidewalks, trees and repaved streets starting in April.  City Engineer Julius Ofurie said that the bids were opened last week and that residents will be notified of the exact...

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How Safe Are We?

March 16, 2011
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The events in Japan, where three out of four nuclear reactors at a power producing plant are apparently ruptured and spewing radiation, are a reason to look closer at Everett’s relationship to danger. This isn’t meant as an indictment of the LNG people who manage the two largest tanks of the gas on the...

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Police Briefs 03-16-2011

March 16, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8 Darwin DeLeon, 24, 33 Newton St., Everett, was arrested for failure to stop for police and operating motor vehicle with revoked license. Joao Martins, 47, 1507 Pleasant St., Fall River, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with revoked license, operating unregistered vehicle, uninsured vehicle. Elenilson Souza, 30, 8 Dyer Ave., Everett,...

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The Crisis in Japan a Reminder to Us All

March 16, 2011
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The catastrophe in Japan is an opportunity for all of us living on the East Coast to reflect on our good fortune. We are lucky the earth doesn’t quake here the way it does along the Pacific rim, where tsunamis are a fairly common occurrence. Yet Mother Nature can turn our lives upside down,...

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Captain James Henry

March 16, 2011
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It is hard for those of us who work in the private sector to understand fully what it means to have spent 28 years of your professional work life with the Everett Police Department. In fact, spending 28 years with the Everett Police Department is to literally give your life to it. This is...

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