Basketball Game

February 5, 2014
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Basketball Game

Everett High senior Ridley Renois soars for a rebound in the Crimson Tide’s basketball game versus Malden Friday night. The Crimson Tide fell to the Tornadoes.

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Lafayette School Students Participate In Future City Competition

February 5, 2014
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Lafayette School Students Participate In Future City Competition

Lafeyette School students tackled one of the most crucial issues facing the development and sustainability of urban areas by participating in the regional portion of the Future City Competition. Held at Northeastern University the weekend of January 25, the Lafayette middle school students completed a project addressing the theme of the competition — transportation....

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Preliminary 2015 Budget Projected to Be $85 Million: Projections Are Based on Anticipated State Allocations and Enrollment Figures

February 5, 2014
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School Committee David Ela, chairman of the committee’s finance sub-committee, delivered a preliminary Fiscal Year 2015 projection to the School Committee Monday night that, if approved by the legislature, could mean more than 5.25 million in new revenues for the Everett schools. Ela was careful to point out that the early budget projections are...

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School Enrollment Figures Estimated to Climb: Likely Need for a New School Discussed

February 5, 2014
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Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella told the Everett School Committee on Monday night that population and housing demand estimates for Everett indicate that the Everett School District could enroll an additional 2,000 students by the year 2030. Those enrollment projections are at the core of Dr. Stella’s on-going work to establish a statement of...

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City Remains Strong in Campaign Against Blighted Property: ISD Makes Significant Progress on Two Offending Properties

February 5, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Director of Inspectional Services, James Soper, are pleased to report on the significant progress that ISD has made in respect to two properties in the City with multiple sanitary and building code violations, 28 Central Ave and 6 Staples Ave. The City recently has settled the process for receivership for...

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Police Briefs 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Monday, Jan. 13 Yvette Simone Fowlkes, 25, 155 Cottage St., Everett, was arrested for larceny of property over $250. Tara Gray, 39, 218 High St., Brookline, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and failure to signal. Robert Hatfield Jr., 33 of 33 Cherry St., Lynn, was arrested on a...

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Girls Basketball Team Wins 3 of 4

February 5, 2014
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The Everett High girls basketball team enjoyed a successful week, winning three of its four contests. The victories boost the Lady Crimson Tide to the .500 mark at 7-7 on the season, placing Coach Tammy Turner and her crew into prime position for making a run to the state tourney, which requires a .500...

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Obituaries 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Edward Leyden, Jr. Retired Lithographer Edward F. Leyden, Jr. a 56 year resident of Everett, formerly of Revere, passed away on Sunday, February 2 after a long illness at The Villages at Willow Crossing in Mansfield, MA. He was 95 years old. Mr. Leyden was born, raised and educated in Revere and was a...

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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

January 30, 2014
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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

If the presentations last week to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) by both Greater Boston resort casino applicants were rock concerts, Mohegan Sun’s presentation could be described as a hard-driving, electrified set, while Wynn’s could be compared to an acoustic set. So different were the MGC presentations last Wednesday, Jan. 22, that – despite...

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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

January 30, 2014
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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Carolyn Lightburn, Director of Human Services, would like to extend the City’s appreciation to the Everett Foundation for Aged Persons for their generous donation to the Mayor’s Office of Human Services. The foundation presented the City with an $11,000 donation. The donation will support the Office of Human Services objective...

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Council Approves $1.5 Million in Transfer Requests: Stabilization Fund and New Liability Trust Fund Bolstered

January 30, 2014
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The new Everett City Council got down to business Monday night and immediately took up a pair of $773,500 transfer requests from Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the finance department, ultimately voting to approve both. The votes moved a total of more than $1.5 million into the city’s Stabilization Fund and the recently established Other...

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Tufts University to Conduct Another Study for Everett

January 30, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to have once again secured a group of Tufts University Graduate Students from the School of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning to conduct another field study for the City. Last year at this time, graduate students from Tufts completed a...

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Thank You, Sen. Didomenico

January 30, 2014
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Everett residents’ must use the Mystic River for their water path to Boston Harbor and the Mystic Lakes.  However, if you do not have a sturdy boat, then maybe you do not want to venture onto the river. When one thinks of how important water is and then sees the deplorable condition of the...

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Police Briefs 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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Monday, Jan. 8 Jonathan Geddis, 40, of 296 Ferry ST., Everett was charged with shoplifting by asportation of merchandise. Tuesday, Jan.7 Laurence Day, 52, of 3 Baldwin Place, Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery. Keliann Karabello, 36, of 56 Jacob St., Malden, was charged with larceny of property over $250. Wednesday, Jan....

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EHS Girls Basketball Team Tops Medford

January 30, 2014
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The Everett High girls basketball team defeated Greater Boston League rival Medford Friday evening on the local court, 38-33. The Lady Crimson Tide led from the opening gate, enjoying leads of 10-5, 22-12, and 33-22 at the quarter poles. Talia Mirra played a big role in springing her team to a fast start, scoring all of...

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Obituaries 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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Carmelina De Simone Retired Seamstress Carmelina (Guarino) De Simone of Everett died on January 26 at the Wilmington Health Care Center. She was 86 years old. A retired seamstress, she was born in Mirabella, Eclano, Italy and emigrated to the United States on March 4, 1966, living in Boston for many years and then...

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Massachusetts Fire Academy Graduates

January 22, 2014
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Massachusetts Fire Academy Graduates

Some 24 graduates from nine Fire Departments – including four cadets from Everett – graduated from the Massachusetts Fire Academy in Stow on Jan. 17. The guest speaker at the graduation ceremony was Milton Fire Chief John Grant Jr. Those who will now serve on the Everett Fire Department are David Grace, Christopher Jewell,...

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10th Annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast

January 22, 2014
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10th Annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast

The Zion Church Ministries Choir delivered moving renditions of traditional hymns throughout the breakfast and concluded the ceremony with the Battle Hymn of the Republic.

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Jared Nelson Receives Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries

January 22, 2014
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Jared Nelson Receives Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries

Representatives from city government, the school department and the community’s faith-based organizations were all on hand Monday morning to congratulate Everett’s Jared Nelson for being named the recipient of the Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries and its 10th Annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast. The event, held annually at the Edward Connolly...

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Joint PTO Hears from Cyber-bullying Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Englander Makes Second Visit to Everett in past Year

January 22, 2014
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Dr. Elizabeth Englander of Bridgewater State University’s Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) visited Everett for the second time in less than a year, to address Everett parent teacher organizations in a joint, city-wide meeting that was focused on reducing the threat from technology-based bullying among Everett students. According to its website, MARC is an...

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City Collects $2.5 Million in Back Taxes

January 22, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently received a report from Counselors at Law, D’Ambrosio Brown LLP, on the status of the City’s 2013 calendar year tax title collections. In 2013, the City collected over $2.5 million in back taxes and returned more than one hundred and fifty- four (154) properties to the active tax rolls. Since...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Police Briefs 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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12/3 Jose Vaquerano, 37 of 117 Union St. Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery. 1/1 Bruce MacGregor, 53, of 94 Main St., Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery; and threatening to commit a crime. Cecilia Spinney, 18, of 223 Elm St., Everett, was charged with a minor transporting/carrying liquor; and...

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EHS Hockey Team Raises Record to 6-4

January 22, 2014
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The Everett High hockey team pulled out a dramatic victory over Somerville this past week, scoring three goals in the final five minutes, to overcome a 2-1 deficit and skate away with a 4-2 victory. “We had been playing solidly throughout the game, but had been unable to take advantage of our chances to...

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