Police Briefs 05-02-2012

May 3, 2012
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4/23 Mohammed Abdul-Halil, 32, 425 Main St., Everett, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon (2 counts), threat to commit a crime. 4/25 Matthew Lydon, 25, 112 Harding Terrace, Dedham, was arrested on default warrant. 4/26 Donald Roberston, 52, 114 Jefferson Ave., Everett, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. 4/27...

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Obituaries 05-02-2012

May 3, 2012
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Robert Benedetto Active in the Teamsters Union Robert A. Benedetto died at his Everett home died on April 28. He was 82 years old. A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a retired member of the Teamsters Union, Local 25, retired  shop steward for the union and representative of the retired...

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Huge Health Event at EHS Wednesday

May 3, 2012
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More than 1000 women of all ages and from every walk of life are expected to attend the ninth annual Celebrating Women event which is being held at Everett High School from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. It is an enormous event geared for women and will include health information, raffles, prizes, community awards, guest speakers,...

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Monumental Move Starts Construction Season

April 25, 2012
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Monumental Move Starts Construction Season

“The Hiker,” Everett’s long­standing monument to com­memorate the Spanish Ameri­can War was moved to a new home at Werner Park in North Everett to clear a path for the new 9/11 Memorial in Everett Square. Crews from Marchese Construction were on hand to move the bronze statue and the 10,000lb base. With the move,...

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Montelus Selects Notre Dame: EHS Football Standout Accepts Division 1 Scholarship Offer to Play for the Fighting Irish

April 25, 2012
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Montelus Selects Notre Dame: EHS Football Standout Accepts Division 1 Scholarship Offer to Play for the Fighting Irish

Everett High football standout John Montelus has given a verbal commitment to attend the University of Notre Dame in 2013. Montelus, a 6-feet-5-inch, 315-pound All-Scholastic junior lineman, made his decision after traveling by car to the ND campus in South Bend, Indiana this past weekend with Everett line coach Mike Milo. Montelus attended the...

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Illegal Car Repairs Causing Public Concerns

April 25, 2012
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The owner and manager of Carlos’ Used Cars/Repairs Shop at 67 Rear Chelsea Street appeared before the Board of Aldermen to discuss the questionable operation of their business and activities taking place on their property. There are three mechanics including the owner, and a sales and office-person. For years, some Everett residents have been...

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Mayor Submits Capital Improvement Package

April 25, 2012
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In accordance with the new City Charter, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. officially submitted a capital improvement package to the City Council. The City Council will officially hold a public hearing on Monday, May 7th to hear favorable or unfavorable responses from the community at large. Copies of the package will be available online and...

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Congressional District Change Brings Rep. Capuano to Everett

April 25, 2012
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In January, 2013, Everett’s Congressman will no longer be Edward Markey. Because of the most recent redistricting, Congressman Michael Capuano will officially take over as Everett’s man in Washington. Markey, of course, has served the city with great distinction. He is smart. He is able. He is a senior member of Congress always willing...

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Softball Team Pounds Two GBL Opponents

April 25, 2012
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The Everett High softball team gave Coach Stacy Poste a good start on her way to victory number 300 (the Lady Crimson Tide gave Poste her 200th career coaching triumph two weeks ago) with a pair of wins last week over Greater Boston League opponents Somerville and Cambridge. Lady Crimson Tide hurler Franki Perreault...

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Police Briefs 04-25-2012

April 25, 2012
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4/16 Nathanaele Lavalee, 21, 11 Philip Rd., Cape Elizabeth, ME, was arrested for being disorderly person, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. 4/17 Gardy Bienvenue, 37, 13 Columbia St., Wakefield, MA, was arrested for larceny of property and assault and battery. David Soares, 28, 60 Ashland St., Malden, was arrested...

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Obituaries 04-25-2012

April 25, 2012
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Mary DiSilvestro Of East Boston, formerly of Everett Mary L. (Ozioli ) DiSilvestro of East Boston, formerly of Everett and Somerville, died on April 22. She was the beloved wife of the late Santo “Sam” DiSilvestro; devoted mother of John DiSilvestro and his companion, Charlene Melio of Easton, Linda DiSilvestro and her husband, Frank...

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New Planet Fitness Facility Opens in Area

April 18, 2012
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New Planet Fitness Facility Opens in Area

Stanley DeMartinis Jr. was a record-setting home run hitter at Bentley University and had an extended tryout with the Cincinnati Reds where he trained alongside another pretty good athlete named Deion Sanders. DeMartinis, 39, still plays semi-professional baseball and coaches his two sons in Little League, but for the past twenty years he has...

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Mayor Meets with Biotech Council CEO

April 18, 2012
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Mayor Meets with Biotech Council CEO

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Richard Pedi, Business Manager for Carpenters Union Local 218, is pictured with with MassBio President and CEO, Robert Coughlin. The Mayor met with the biotechnology association’s executive to talk about potential biotechnology research and manufacturing development in Everett. With a number of planning studies running throughout the city, the...

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U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano Visits Everett High: Congressman’s District Will Change in January of 2013

April 18, 2012
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U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano Visits Everett High: Congressman’s District Will Change in January of 2013

U.S. Representative Michael Capuano visited Everett High School as he familiarizes himself with the people and communities he will represent as part of his reconfigured Congressional district. “It was a pleasure hosting Rep. Capuano, introducing him to students and staff, and showing him our high school,” said Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Foresteire. “We...

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Everett Schools Have Little Impact on Everett Tax Rate, Superintendent Says

April 18, 2012
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At the budget hearing on Tuesday evening, April 17th, Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire demonstrated that with the present school budget for fiscal year 2013, Everett schools will have little impact on the tax rate in Everett. “Everett’s funding of the school budget has been kept at the minimum the law allows the city to...

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School Choice

April 18, 2012
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One of the reasons the Everett School Committee votes against school choice is simple. There aren’t enough seats for Everett’s public school students let alone seats for those from other communities who wish to send their children here. There is nothing exclusionary about being against choice if you are an Everett School Committee member....

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The Early Warmth

April 18, 2012
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There is nothing, we repeat, nothing, quite so delightful and satisfying as the early heat visiting us in April. There was more early heat early on in March, which was also satisfying beyond belief. What we are facing with this very early switch to warmer times is the reality of a possible four month...

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Everett Little League Will Open Season April 28

April 18, 2012
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Everett Little League will open its 60th anniversary season on Saturday, April 28 with the traditional parade that will begin at 11 a.m. at the old Everett High School building and end at Sacramone Park. Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. will have the honor of throwing out the first ball of the season during opening...

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Obituaries 04-18-2012

April 18, 2012
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Paul Cioffi, Jr. Of Revere, formerly of Everett Paul A. Cioffi, Jr. of  Revere, formerly of Everett, died on April 11. A Starter at Sagamore Golf Club, he was the beloved husband of Rosalie (Cardoza) Cioffi with whom he shared 57 years of marriage; loving father of Paul Cioffi III and his wife, Frances...

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Everett Youth Promote Tobacco-free Living

April 11, 2012
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Everett Youth Promote Tobacco-free Living

Teens in Everett Against Substance Abuse (TEASA), a youth group affiliated with the Everett Community Health Partnership, organized a successful “Kick Butts Day” event at Everett High School on March 28th.  The event highlighted the fact that most Everett youth have chosen to lead tobacco-free lives. At the event TEASA partnered with health education...

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New Officer Joins Police Department

April 11, 2012
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New Officer Joins Police Department

The Board of Aldermen unanimously appointed Officer Jermaine Bellard as a patrolman to the Everett Police Department.  Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Police Chief Steven Mazzie and Bishop Robert G. Brown, the EPD Chaplain, were on hand to congratulate the newest member of the department.

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Mayor Seeks Money to Rehabilitate Shute Library

April 11, 2012
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Library Director Deborah Abraham and Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. approached a Joint Convention of the Everett City Council seeking a $4 Million dollar bond to rehabilitate the Shute Library.  The second major renovation project in the Library’s 112 year history will completely upgrade and modernize the facility, which is popular among high school students...

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The 2012 Football Banquet

April 11, 2012
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The 2011 Everett High School football team celebrated one of  the greatest seasons of all time. The banquet held April 1 at Anthony’s in Malden was representative of that winning season in nearly every way. It was a celebration befitting the best high school football program and the winningest in New England. Anthony’s was...

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Police Briefs 04-11-2012

April 11, 2012
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April 2 Paul Ruggiero, 64, 62 Ashton St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and failure to stop. Bryan Sharkey, 24, 27 Springdale St., Malden, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, failure to stop and failure to keep left when passing. April 3 Carl Fulton, 51, 176...

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