Police Briefs 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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8/13 Kevin Cummings, 49, 5 Mason St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Dominick DiPietro, 23, 33B Vera St., Revere, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. Cristian Portillo, 17, 3010 West Emerson St., Melrose, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, leaving scene of...

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The Tour for Four: Everett High Football Begins Quest for Division 1 State Title

September 4, 2013
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The Everett High football team will open its season against powerful Springfield Central Friday night at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. Coach John DiBiaso’s Crimson Tide gridmen have won three Super Bowl titles in a row. Springfield is the defending Division 1 Western Mass. champion with its only loss last season coming at the hands...

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Obituaries 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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Frances Simonelli Lifelong Everett Resident Frances M. (Harrington) Simonelli, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on August 29 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.  She was 82 years old. A homemaker, she was the beloved wife of the late Peter V. Simonelli for over 61 years; the dear and devoted mother of...

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First Day of School

August 28, 2013
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First Day of School

Mariah Rogers and Carolina Bettero are ready for first day of school in Beachmont. Each in their school uniforms.

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Revere Continues Work on Mitigation Agreement, Expects Signing This Week

August 28, 2013
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Revere Continues Work on Mitigation  Agreement, Expects Signing This Week

Revere continues to work on its host community agreement this week – comparing it to the Boston agreement signed on Tuesday – and is expected to hold a signing ceremony by the end of the week. As Mayor Tom Menino signed the most lucrative host community agreement to date in the state on Tuesday...

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DeConinck Arrested for Murder in Trailer Park

August 28, 2013
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DeConinck Arrested for Murder in Trailer Park

When residents of Lee’s Trailer Park saw the sirens and heard the commotion in their trailer park, they said they thought it was just another heroin overdose. Residents say they get about two or three of those per week, and fire trucks and ambulances are as common as passenger vehicles. However, neighbors quickly realized...

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Crackdown on Broadway Two Dozen in Arrests

August 28, 2013
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Crackdown on Broadway Two Dozen in Arrests

A major Revere Police and U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) investigation centering on Broadway Revere and Rt. 1 in Saugus has resulted in the arrest of 24 people for various drug offenses, further strengthening the crackdown on drugs and violence around Broadway. Three weeks ago, after a rash of troubling crimes on Broadway, police...

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Schools Will Observe Jewish, Muslim Holidays

August 28, 2013
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Addressing the growing religious diversity in the City’s public schools, administrators and School Committee members approved a school calendar for the upcoming year that observes Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious holidays for the first time in the City’s history. While the Christian Good Friday holiday has always been a day when schools were closed,...

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Summer’s Last Gasp: Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend Safely

August 28, 2013
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The forecast for the Labor Day weekend is for sunny and warm weather — a perfect combination for outdoor activity of all kinds on the official last weekend of summer. As we look back at the past three months, it seems as if it were just yesterday that we were celebrating the arrival of...

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School’s Back: So Be Careful Driving on Our Streets

August 28, 2013
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School either already has begun or will be back in session shortly in communities  all across the state — and that means motorists who have become accustomed to child-free streets during the morning commute once again must become eagle-eyed and on the lookout for children and school buses on our roadways. The start of...

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Police Briefs 08-28-2013

August 28, 2013
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MONDAY, AUGUST 19  Charles Anthony Kaplan, 19, of 166 Cooledge St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Katie L. Bearer, 32, of East Freetown, was arrested on two counts of shoplifting. Tricia A. Gullion, 42, of 31 Hillside Ave., was arrested on two counts of shoplifting and on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 ...

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Revere’s Leading Lady: Dicarlo is a Captain of Three Revere High Sports Teams

August 28, 2013
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When Logan DiCarlo begins her senior season next week for the Revere High field hockey team, she will do so as the team captain. It’s an esteemed leadership post she also holds for the varsity softball team and one she will carry on to the basketball court this winter. Just call her Captain DiCarlo...

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Obituaries 08-28-2013

August 28, 2013
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Maura DiBattista Of Revere, formerly of Ireland Maura (Kelly) DiBattista of Revere died on August 25 at the MGH after a brief illness. She was 76 years old. Born in Ireland, the daughter of the late William and Mary (Beatty) Kelly, Maura came to the United States in 1963 and was employed as a...

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Mayor Visits Rec’s Back to School Basketball Jam

August 28, 2013
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Mayor Visits Rec’s Back to School Basketball Jam

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently stopped in to visit with local Everett youth who attended the Recreation Department’s “Back to School Jam” Basketball Camp. The camp was held in the final weeks of summer for kids ages 6-12. A last hurrah before the new school year, both boys and girls got in some last minute...

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Baldwin Ave Park Receives Updates

August 28, 2013
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Baldwin Ave Park Receives Updates

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is excited to announce the completion of the new basketball courts at Baldwin Ave Park.  The park’s courts have been fully repaved and painted.  The addition of new basketball nets will round out the updates to the West Everett park. Updates to Baldwin Ave park are part of Mayor DeMaria’s ongoing...

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Gaming Commission Set to Mediate the Wynn-Boston Dispute: City Officials Plan to Attend Sept. 4th Meeting

August 28, 2013
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The persistent, public bickering that has evolved over the summer as Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has traded barbs and challenges with representatives of Wynn Resorts about their proposed Everett resort casino has finally got the attention of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and its chairman, Stephen Crosby. Mayor Menino and Wynn Resorts have been arguing...

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Boston Signs Casino Agreement with Suffolk Downs/Caesars

August 28, 2013
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Boston broke the silence on Tuesday afternoon, signing a casino host community agreement with Suffolk Downs/Caesars Entertainment that would bring $52 million in annual payments to Boston and 4,000 permanent jobs. Revere is currently reviewing its agreement, for which negotiations concluded nearly six months ago, and has not yet signed its host community agreement...

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Aldermen Question Charter School Lease at Old High School: Verizon Declines Invitation to Offer Cable Service in Town

August 28, 2013
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Mayoral Chief of Staff Melissa Rodrigues handled a bevy of questions from the Board of Aldermen Monday night pertaining to the city’s decision to lease space inside the old high school on Broadway to the Pioneer Charter School this fall. Rodrigues began by apologizing to Aldermen for not informing the board of the city’s...

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Summer’s Last Gasp: Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend Safely

August 28, 2013
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The forecast for the Labor Day weekend is for sunny and warm weather — a perfect combination for outdoor activity of all kinds on the official last weekend of summer. As we look back at the past three months, it seems as if it were just yesterday that we were celebrating the arrival of...

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School’s Back: So Be Careful Driving on Our Streets

August 28, 2013
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School either already has begun or will be back in session shortly in communities  all across the state — and that means motorists who have become accustomed to child-free streets during the morning commute once again must become eagle-eyed and on the lookout for children and school buses on our roadways. The start of...

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Obituaries 08-28-2013

August 28, 2013
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John McGrath Of Brookline, formerly of Everett John A. McGrath of Brookline, formerly of Everett, died on August 17. He was the son of Jean (Martocchio) and the late John and brother of Stacy, all of Brookline. He is also survived by many beloved friends and family members. Interment will be in the Bourne...

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Mayor Attends City Works BBQ & Art Show

August 21, 2013
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Mayor Attends City Works BBQ & Art Show

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently had the privilege of joining over 100 of Everett’s youth, who are attending the City Works Summer Program, at the camp’s annual summer barbecue and art show. The Mayor spoke to the group about Everett Pride, and about the importance of valuing and respecting ones’ community.  He expressed that Everett...

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Tuesday, August 27 Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

August 21, 2013
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Tuesday, August 27 Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Everett Public Schools will open for the 2013-2014 school year on Tuesday, August 27th  for all students in Grades One through Eight, as well as all Grade Nine students attending Everett High School for the first time.  They should report to their respective schools no later than 7:45...

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Everett Returns to Everett: Long Lost Medals of Vine Street Man Killed in World War II Reunited with MacDonald Family

August 21, 2013
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Everett Returns to Everett: Long Lost Medals of Vine Street Man Killed in World War II Reunited with MacDonald Family

A few years ago, in a far-flung little town in Washington state, a family was going through the belongings of their recently deceased mother. In the bottom of a long-forgotten trunk far up in the attic, they came across a shoebox. Inside of that shoebox were the only accommodations left on Earth that recalled...

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