Buying and Selling, a Christmas Tradition at the Jewelry Box

December 15, 2011
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Buying and Selling, a Christmas Tradition at the Jewelry Box

Buying is part of the new sales plan at most jewelry stores these days and the Jewelry Box on Broadway in Revere has proven itself to be a leader in the booming gold buying business – and there’s no time like Christmas to come in and visit their close-knit, family operation. Owner Tom Yourawski...

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Everett Co-op Donates $25,000 Towards Shute Library Renovation

December 15, 2011
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Everett Co-op Donates $25,000 Towards Shute Library Renovation

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., and Deborah Abraham, Everett Public Library Director are pleased to announce the Everett Cooperative Bank pledged $25,000 to the Capital Campaign for the renovation of the Shute Memorial Library.  The Shute Library has seen a great increase in use ever since the new High School opened only two blocks away....

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Fallas Named to All-new England Team

December 15, 2011
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Former Everett High All-Scholastic player Walter Fallas capped off a superb career at Trinity College by being named to the All-New England College Division Team. Fallas, a 2007 EHS graduate who helped the Crimson Tide win a Super Bowl title in his senior year, accepted the All-New England award at the New England Football...

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Police Get $5,000 Traffic Enforcement Grant

December 15, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Police Chief Steven Mazzie announced the receipt of a $4,950 grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety Highway safety Division as part of the 2012 Traffic Enforcement Grant Program.  The grant money will be used to conduct high-visibility traffic enforcement of motor vehicle laws, including...

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Casino at Suffolk Downs Benefits City of Everett

December 15, 2011
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Everett has one of the highest commercial property tax rates in the state. There is high unemployment here and especially in the building trades, which have been hurting since the nation almost went bust in 2007. We have just built a handful of stunning new public schools and no sooner was all this accomplished...

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Christmas Rushing In

December 15, 2011
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It happens every year. Christmas rushes toward us with unbelievable speed. The same is true this year with Christmas now less than two weeks away. A drive through this community once again reveals an unbelievable array of delightful and colorful Christmas lighting on thousands of homes. In Everett Square and along Broadway, the city...

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Police Briefs 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Wednesday, December 7 Kaleef Shakur, 38, 91 Randall Rd., Revere, was arrested on warrants. Thursday, December 8 Marcos DosSantos, 27, 447 Boston Post Rd., Marlboro, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, operating motor vehicle unregistered, giving false information to police, warrants. Youssef Harda, 41, 76 Sycamore St., Everett, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Robert Crowell Retired Everett Water Department Foreman Robert Crowell of Cape Canaveral, Florida and Epping, New Hampshire, formerly of Everett, died at his Florida home on December 8. He was 82 years old. He was the retired foreman with the City of Everett, Water Department, a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and...

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A Class of Its Own: Everett Wins Super Bowl Title

December 8, 2011
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A Class of Its Own: Everett Wins Super Bowl Title

The Everett High football team was ranked the best team in the state in September but preseason polls have never mattered much to Everett High head coach John DiBiaso, his staff, and the players in his vaunted program. Led by a record-breaking performance by quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso, Everett stormed through the regular season undefeated...

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Cutting Costs: Common Council Seeks Ways to Save Money

December 8, 2011
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Common Councilors seemed to take the adage, “it a takes a hundred pennies to make a dollar,” to heart when they discussed a couple of ways to save the taxpayers’ money at Monday night’s meeting. Councilor Rosemary Miller questioned why the Mayor’s staff seemed to be wasting stationery  “Five hundred and seventy two dollars...

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Another Super Bowl

December 8, 2011
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The Everett High School Crimson Tide football team has won yet another Super Bowl victory. This was an impressive season for the Crimson Tide, and an incredible Super Bowl victory for the team, which went undefeated and was frankly untouchable in their league. Frankly, there is very likely no other football team in the...

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Al Vega

December 8, 2011
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The death this weekend of Al Vega the noted musician and bandleader from Everett brings to an end a wonderful life. He was all about personal charm, musical ability and class. He was known as a man for all seasons and was always identifiable by the tuxedo he wore whenever he was playing for...

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Police Briefs 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Sunday, November 27 Denner Araujo, 22, 454 Park Ave., Revere, was arrested for being disorderly person. Jonathan DiBiaso, 30, 480 Winthrop St., Winthrop, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Aluiel Majok, 29, 239 Russell St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Filipe Oliveira, 27, 52 Winthrop Ave., Revere, was arrested...

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Obituaries 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Aram ‘Al’ Vega-Vagramian “Jazz Legend” Aram “Al” Vega-Vagramian of Everett died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, December 2 at 8:45 p.m. only hours after saying his goodbyes to family and closest friends. For 70 years he brought laughter and the love of living into our lives. The lives of Martha, his wife and...

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Two New Patrolmen Join the EPD

December 2, 2011
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Two New Patrolmen Join the EPD

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Police Chief Steven Mazzie, congratulate new Patrol­men Dino D’Andrea and Kristopher Gaff. The two new patrolmen were appointed by the Board of Aldermen and sworn in on Monday. Pictured with the Mayor and Chief Mazzie: Bishop Robert G. Brown, Chaplain for the Everett Po­lice Department, Patrolmen Gaff and D’Andrea...

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A Perfect Line Everett’s Record-breaking: Offense Starts with Stellar Play from the Offensive Line

December 2, 2011
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This has been an historic season for the Everett High football team. Ranked No. 1 in the polls since August, coach John DiBiaso’s Crimson Tide took the field Tuesday night hoping to take a step toward bringing another Super Bowl championship to the city. Quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso became the state’s all-time touchdown leader this...

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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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