Police Briefs 02-23-2011

February 23, 2011
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Tuesday, February 15 Anthony Batchelder, 43, 279 River St., Cambridge, was arrested for failure to stop for police, operating motor vehicle after license was revoked, possessing burglarious tools, counterfeiting. Wednesday, February 16 Thomas DePaolis, 51, 87 Auburn St., Saugus, was arrested for larceny of property over $250, warrants, operating motor vehicle after license was...

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Charter Commission Suggestions Take City in Right Direction

February 23, 2011
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The Everett Charter Review Commission is to be complimented for the hard work and hundreds of hours of thoughtfulness and discussion that it has conducted in the name of charter review – which is the ultimate aim of the commission. The commission is making suggestions for big changes, which in the end, are for...

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Pothole Crushers

February 23, 2011
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Great efforts have been made by the administration to fill the hundreds of potholes, which have been causing drivers so much havoc and their automobiles so many costly repairs. Great progress has been made but the effort must continue and every pothole that was filled needs to be revisited again and filled once again....

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Sports 02-23-2011

February 23, 2011
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Duperier, Dowe qualify for All State track meet; girls set EHS mark in 4 x 200 Everett High indoor tracksters Peter Duperier and Dexter Dowe turned in superlative performances Friday at the Division 1 Meet held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center to qualify for this Saturday’s All-State Meet. Duperier finished third...

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Obituaries 02-23-2011

February 23, 2011
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Grace Galloway 16-Year Whidden Hospital Volunteer Grace E. Galloway of Methuen, formerly a long time resident of Everett and Newton Centre, died on February 19. A former Bank of Boston telecommunications department employee and a proud Whidden Hospital volunteer for 16 years, she was the beloved daughter of the late Robert M. and Lillian...

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Two for the Tide

February 16, 2011
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Two for the Tide

Kenny Calaj of the Everett High basketball team fl oats down the lane for a two-pointer in the Crimson Tide’s game against Salem. Everett fell to the Witches, 70-63. Kenny Calaj of the Everett High basketball team fl oats down the lane for a two-pointer inthe Crimson Tide’s game against Salem. Everett fell to...

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Aldermen Seeking Grant to Pay for Review of Zoning Regulations

February 16, 2011
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Several key items affecting the taxpayers of Everett sailed quickly through the Board of Aldermen on Monday night. With little discussion, the Aldermen voted unanimously to approve requests by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Community Development Director Marzie Galazka to seek a state grant to hire personnel to help review and re-write the zoning regulations...

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A Free Ride for the Mayor?

February 16, 2011
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The coming citywide election isn’t all about money. If it were, Mayor Carlo DeMaria would be the winner. As reported last week, DeMaria’s war chest stands at the $100,000 level. No one wanting to be the mayor of Everett is even close by a long shot. Alderman Robert Van Campen’s political war chest is...

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Proposed Block Grant Cuts Impact Residents

February 16, 2011
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Just two months after extending a tax cut for the wealthy, President Barack Obama slashed Community Service Block Grants (CSBG) — a key source of federal funding that is used to help low-income families in Everett–by 50 percent. The cut by Obama sent shock waves through Everett non-profits who rely heavily on CSBGs to...

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Tossing a 3 – Pointer

February 16, 2011
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The Eagle Bank last week made a donation that will allow 6th, 7th and 8th grade teams to play in the North Suburban Youth Basketball League. This $3,500 donation allowing so many of this city’s talented youths to play basketball in a highly competitive league that takes them to other communities says a lot...

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Early Retirement Works

February 16, 2011
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The 13 city employees who have opted to take an early retirement offered by the city and backed by the state is a money saver for the city. For the employees who chose to exercise the option it worked out well financially but more importantly, they get out and into retirement earlier rather than...

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Block Grants Being Wiped Out?

February 16, 2011
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The president’s plans to trim the national budget include drastically reducing the money set aside generally for block grants. This would be a disaster for many cities and especially for Everett. Monday evening February 22, the Mayor’s Office of Community Development is holding a public meeting regarding FY 2010 Community Development Block Grant Projects....

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Duperier, Dowe are GBL champs

February 16, 2011
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Peter Duperier and Dexter Dowe captured Greater Boston League titles at last week’s GBL all-league meet. Peter won the 300 meter event in a time of 36.29, while Dexter captured the shotput with a toss of 46 feet, six inches. “Both Peter and Dexter turned in great efforts,” said EHS head coach Shelanda Irish....

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Police Briefs 02-16-2011

February 16, 2011
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Monday, February 7 Anthony Goodwin, 45, 755 Winthrop Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Jessica Keefe, 26, 206 Russell St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, reckless operation of motor vehicle. Courtney Moody-James, 24, 36 Church St., Everett, was arrested for illegal possession of Class A substance. Mafhoum Yacine,...

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Obituaries 02-16-2011

February 16, 2011
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Bernard Iseman Teamsters Union member Bernard C. Iseman of Medford died on February 11. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Teamsters Union, Local 25. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy T. (Annino) Iseman; dear brother of Lillian Coleman of Mashpee, Carl Iseman of Franklinville, NY...

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Mayor Demaria Remains Positive While Facing Severe Cutbacks

February 10, 2011
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Mayor Demaria Remains Positive While Facing Severe Cutbacks

Stressing the positive accomplishments of the last year and vowing to keep Everett moving forward, Mayor CarloDeMaria delivered his mid-term address to members of the Common Council, Board of Aldermen, School Committee, city department heads and residents of the city at a packed chamber inside City Hall Monday night. With the city facing severe...

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Eagle Bank Sponsors Everett Youth Basketball

February 10, 2011
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Eagle Bank Sponsors Everett Youth Basketball

Eagle Bank, a long time sponsor of Everett Youth Basketball, made a $3,500.00 donation to the organization toprovide this year’s 6th, 7th, and 8th grade teams with the funds to play in the North Suburban Youth Basketball League.  Numerous youngsters are participating in the program, which provides them with an opportunity to visit other...

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Campaign Finance Reports Are Filed – Demaria’s War Chest Pegged at $96,125

February 10, 2011
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With less than a year until the City Election, local political rumors might have increased in Everett, but money is still in short order. Most prominent political figures in the City are sitting on little to no money coming into the election season with one big exception – current Mayor Carlo DeMaria. Campaign finance...

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Snow Removal Puts Budget in the Red

February 10, 2011
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Everyone except public school students is sick of the snow.  And the taxpayers of Everett have a very good reason for not wanting any more snow for the rest of the season since the snow budget is now well in the red adding further strain to an already tight budget. At Monday night’s Common...

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Police Briefs 02-09-2011

February 10, 2011
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Monday, January 31 Michael Black, 26, 336 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for courtesy booking. Saint Coelho, 28, 10 Durso Ave., Malden, was arrested for being disorderly person. Steven Diaz, 28, 4 Harris Ave., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Yasmine Magalhaes, 20, 773 Neponset St., Norwood, was arrested on a warrant. Jonathan Pagan, 19,...

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Recalling the Blizzard of 1978 After 33 Years

February 10, 2011
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During this winter that does not seem to want to end, take a moment to recall the Blizzard of 1978, which took place this week, 33 years ago. Not withstanding everything that has come after, there was no storm, no set of storms, no entire year of storms combined that compares reasonably with what...

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The 1959 Championship – Everett Basketball Team

February 10, 2011
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The only EHS Basketball Team to ever win the Tech Tourney when the Tech Tourney was the place where championships were made was the 1959 team, which was honored last week. After winning the Tourney, this talented team got into the New England Tournament and went to the final game – which they lost...

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Starting Near the Top – Mini Joins Staff of Top-ranked Malden Catholic Program

February 10, 2011
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Brian Mini always had the makings of a future hockey coach, reaching out to his sister, Bridget, and his brother, Chris, as they developed an interest in the sport in the Everett Youth Hockey program and then encouraging them to work hard and improve at every level of play. Mini became a respected leader...

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Obituaries 02-09-2011

February 10, 2011
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Madeline Mendez-Rivera Of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea Madeline Mendez-Rivera of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea, died unexpectedly in her home on January 25. She was 59 years old. Born in Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Fernando and Bonafacia Mendez. She attended schools in Puerto Rico and spent 40 years...

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