Everett Pop Warner Football Begins

September 2, 2015
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Everett Pop Warner Football Begins

The Everett Crimson Tide Pop Warner football and cheerleading teams are preparing for the 2015 season that gets underway Sept 13. Pictured above at a practice session Monday at Sacramone Park is the Everett ‘D’ team with coaches Jason LaMonica, Jimmy Bartolo, Dave Frye, and Rick Pulsifer.

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Block Party

September 2, 2015
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Block Party

MariaJose Cardenas made some colorful creations with sidewalk chalk to brighten up the parking lot during the One Everett Block Party on Summer Street last Sunday, Aug. 30. The event featured games, food and booths, including a presentation from the Everett Community Growers.

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Back to School for Everett

September 2, 2015
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Back to School for Everett

Principal John Obremski and new first graders Jonathan Hernandez, Gianna Long, Olivia Macceo, and Michael Solies prepare to enter the Keverian School for the first day of the new term on Tuesday morning, Sept. 1. Everett’s elementary schools began the school year Tuesday morning, officially putting an end of the summer break.

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EPD Investigating Shooting on Prospect Street

September 2, 2015
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Everett police are continuing to investigate a shooting on Prospect Street early Saturday evening, but despite several witnesses, police were no closer to determining a suspect as of Monday. According to reports, the incident began in the early evening hours of Saturday August 29. Munib Sarjalic an Everett resident, was returning home from work...

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Wynn Clears Towering Hurdle with Permit in Environmental Process

September 2, 2015
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After nearly two years of reviews and 10,000-plus pages of analysis, Wynn Everett received the go-ahead from state environmental regulators late Friday evening – gaining a critical approval that had stood in the way of construction on the casino since February. After having sent Wynn back to the drawing board regarding traffic plans last...

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DiDomenico took on Greater Budget Role, Happy with Finished Product

September 2, 2015
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For State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, the past summer has been unusually busy as he has spent the warm weather months with an inside seat to the State Budget process, serving a member of the Conference Committee that hashed out the funding document this year and completed its work earlier this month. As vice chair...

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Our Community Obligation in the Fight Against Substance Abuse

September 2, 2015
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As the opioid crisis takes its toll on the Commonwealth, I want to speak to the residents of Everett about how the City is making a great effort to curb this abuse. I am proud of the progress we have made. But we can’t stop here. We will continue to work to help provide...

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Letters to the Editor

September 2, 2015
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Council Candidate Michael McLaughlin Congratulates Everett and Wynn Development on MEPA License Award To the Editor: MEPA approval of the Wynn Everett project is a major step towards the construction of the $1.7 billion resort complex in Everett. I, Ward 6 City Council Candidate and former area Councilor Michael McLaughlin, offer my congratulations to...

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Can the Drug Epidemic be Stopped?

September 2, 2015
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A heroin epidemic is running rapid  throughout every neighborhood in the City of Boston. It’s cheap enough and readily available at the drop of a hat. While police are faced with a monumental task of taking drugs off the streets their efforts continue because most of the time the usual suspects are released by...

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Obituaries 09-02-2015

September 2, 2015
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Barbara Davison Registered Nurse Barbara I. Davison, R.N. of Everett entered into rest on August 28 in the North Shore Medical Center in Salem. She was 77 years old. Born in Everett, Barbara lived in Everett for most of her life. She attained her masters degree in nursing and was dedicated to healthcare all...

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Farmers Market

August 28, 2015
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Farmers Market

Josh Parsons entertained the crowd with his saxophone during the Farmer’s Market Family Festival last Wednesday evening, Aug. 19. Fresh food, games and fun collided in a good time for all.

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In Wake of Shooting, Braza’s Hours Rolled Back by License Commission

August 28, 2015
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In Wake of Shooting, Braza’s Hours Rolled Back by License Commission

Braza Bar & Grill met with the Licensing Board on Monday evening, Aug. 17, following the fatal shooting of 21-year old Ashlee Berryman outside of its establishment. A large crowd of Everett residents, as well as some of the local councillors, spilled into the hallway of City Hall in hopes of learning more information...

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Transportation Secretary Clears Wynn on Traffic Mitigation:AG Calls for Delay and More Long-Term Studies

August 28, 2015
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In a battle of the written word this week between top state officials, the power of the pen has seemed to swing the way of Wynn. Dueling letters of support and opposition from several officials ended on Monday with a the top transportation official in the state writing that Wynn’s traffic plan had satisfied...

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Council Officially Sets Preliminary Election for Tuesday September 15:Five Candidates on Ballot for Ward 2 City Council Seat

August 28, 2015
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The Everett City Council voted unanimously Monday night to set a preliminary election for Tuesday, September 15 in Everett from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All polling locations will be set up and ready to go, as voters will vote for their preference in the race for the Ward 2 City Council seat, currently...

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Everett Public Schools Open on Tuesday Sept.1

August 28, 2015
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Public Schools Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Everett Public Schools will open for the 2015-2016 school year on Tuesday, September 1st 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...

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Planning Board Plans Vote on Wynn Site Plan on Sept.16

August 28, 2015
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Planning Board Plans Vote on Wynn Site Plan on Sept.16

The Everett Planning Board voted unanimously on Monday night to continue the Site Plan Review of the Wynn Everett casino project, with an expected vote on the plan slated for its Sept. 16 meeting. Several Wynn consultants and officials – including Wynn Senior Vice President and General Counsel Jacqui Krum – packed the Keverian...

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Police Briefs 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
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Tues., 8/11 John Jay Little, 42, 20 Mohan St., Everett, was arrested for parole violation. Noe Vitelio Tejada, 30, 71 New Park St., Lynn, was arrested for operating of a motor vehicle unlicensed, speeding and failure to stop for police. Wed., 8/12 Demetri Albino-Armstrong, 18, 127 Spencer Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of...

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Obituaries 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
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David Whelton, Sr. Worked for McGinn Bus Co.; Member of Teamsters Local 42 of Lynn David A. Whelton, Sr. of Everett died unepectedly after being taken to the Massachusetts General Hospital on Friday, August 21 after becoming ill at his workplace, McGinn Bus Co. Born in Melrose, he was raised and educated in Saugus...

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Crimson Tide Pop Warner at Gillette

August 21, 2015
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Crimson Tide Pop Warner at Gillette

Everett Crimson Tide Pop Warner quarterback Giacobbe Ward rolls out and looks downfield for a receiver in the exhibition game at halftime of the Patriots’ pre-season tilt Aug. 13 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Looking on in the background is ‘D’ team head coach Rick Pulsifer.

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Search for Gunman:Everett Police Still Investigating Shooting Death Near Braza Bar & Grill

August 21, 2015
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The Everett Police Department and investigators from the State Police assigned to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office are continuing their search for the gunman who shot and killed a 21-year old Malden woman, outside of an Everett eatery late last week. Ashlee Berryman was reportedly shot just before 1 a.m. last Thursday morning,...

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Funding Change Could Swamp School Districts in Everett, Revere

August 21, 2015
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As students get ready to come back to school in Everett and Revere for a new school year in the coming weeks, administrators in both districts are nervously pacing over next year due to a change in the way low-income students are counted – a count that is critical for funding and families in...

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July Revenues at Plainridge Bode Well for Wynn’s Future

August 21, 2015
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State officials unveiled that Plainridge Park Casino took in $18.155 million in gross gaming revenues in July and is on par to eclipse $200 million in its first full year – a number that the Wynn casino could potentially dwarf when it opens. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported that in its first month,...

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Police Briefs 08-19-2015

August 21, 2015
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Man arrested with stolen car and firearm A Medford man was arrested two weeks ago with a stolen motor vehicle and a stolen firearm, by Everett Police. Ryan McMasters, age 32 of Medford was charged with Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. He was arraigned...

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Letter to the Editor

August 21, 2015
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Investing in the future To the Editor: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) newly announced Clean Power Plan is, in the words of Administrator Gina McCarthy, “an investment in a better future for all of our children.” With a promise to prevent up to 3,600 premature deaths, 90,000 asthma attacks and 300,000 days of...

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