Eleanor Honey Kennedy

April 4, 2012
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Everett has lost one of its finest ladies with the death recently of Eleanor Kennedy. One of ten children who was born here of Irish immigrant parents, Mrs. Kennedy came to know this place and to love it. Her passing removes from the Everett landscape a woman who believed Everett was the best place...

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EHS Baseball Team Opens Season Tuesday

April 4, 2012
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The Everett High baseball team will open its 2012 season Tuesday when the Crimson Tide travel to No. Shore Tech for a non league contest. Although Coach Joe Marchese’s squad lost a number of key players to graduation who played a pivotal role in leading the Crimson Tide to a sterling 17-3 record in...

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Police Briefs 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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March 28 Kristi Angelli, 32, 5 Timothy Ave., Everett, was arrested for prostitution. Yves Calice, 41, 190 Springvale Ave., Everett, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250. March 29 Christopher Baez, 22, 1307 Edward Grant Hwy., Bronx NY, waas arrested for possession Class w/intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute near...

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Obituaries 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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John Gayhart East Boston Resident John J. Gayhart of East Boston died on March 25. He was 55 years old. He was the loving son of Marie (Falanga) Gayhart of East Boston and the late James Gayhart and is survived by his siblings, Mary Cicalese of Everett, Michael Gayhart of East Boston, Carol Ann...

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Everett Explosion Girls Basketball Team Awarded for Undefeated Season

March 29, 2012
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Everett Explosion Girls Basketball Team Awarded for Undefeated Season

At the Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night at Everett City Hall, the Peter J. McCarren Memorial Chamber was filled with Everett team spirit. The Everett Explosion girls basketball team celebrated its first undefeated season with a trophy from Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. The traveling team is comprised of members Sidney Hennessey, Mekhila Rosa,...

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English School Students Raise Funds for the Make-a-wish Foundation

March 29, 2012
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English School Students Raise Funds for the Make-a-wish Foundation

The Madeline English School Student Government recently held a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation®, which enriches the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. English School eighth graders Alexis Ripley, Nicole Pesce and Aryana Charles, in conjunction with the Student Government, sold MCAS Survival Kits for $1 to students in...

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Words of Remembrance in Commemoration of the Life of Eleanor “Honey” Kennedy

March 29, 2012
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Words of Remembrance in Commemoration of the Life of Eleanor “Honey” Kennedy

Honey Kennedy, a well known and highly respected member of this community died recently. She was the wife of the late State Representative John Kennedy and quite a lady in her own right. We are pleased to print the eulogy delivered at her funeral on March 12 by her Daughter Maureen at the Immaculate...

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The Ethanol Issue Reveals Strong Ties

March 29, 2012
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The issue over Ethanol deliveries by rail to Revere coming through Everett and Chelsea has caused our three cities to come together to oppose it. Meetings in all three places strongly opposing such a scenario have brought out hundreds of residents who are concerned as well as vocal leaders decrying the planned deliveries to...

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Police Briefs 03-28-2012

March 29, 2012
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March 19 Robert Gil, 27, 5 Shute St., Everett, was arrested for misleading police officers, (2 counts); Larceny of property of $250 or less, (2 counts). Gregg Snyder, 25, 9 Valley St., Everett, was arrested for aggravated assault and battery. March 20 Christine Raymond, 46, 72 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant....

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Obituaries 03-28-2012

March 29, 2012
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Olga Johnson Nurse Olga C. (Dandaneau) Johnson of Medford, formerly of Everett, died on March 18 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was 69 years old. Born in Lynn on December 14, 1942, the daughter of the late Fabian and Verda (Husson) Dandaneau, Mrs. Johnson  worked as a nurse caring for patients at a...

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Sports 03-28-2012

March 29, 2012
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EHS softball team headed to Disney World The 2012 Everett High softball team may not have won the Super Bowl, but they are going to Disney World. Coach Stacy Poste and her charges are departing tomorrow (Thursday) and returning Monday for some spring training that will include scrimmages against teams from Virginia and Wisconsin at...

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Stunning Photograph

March 21, 2012
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Stunning Photograph

Please take a moment to enjoy this stunning photograph of the industrial Everett skyline taken by the noted Everett photog­rapher Elias Polcheira.

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Janitors Exonerated of Wrongdoing Student Safety Never Compromised

March 21, 2012
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Two custodians accused of assaulting a student at the Keverian School last month have been given a clean bill by law enforcement authorities following an exhaustive investigation by Everett Police and investigators in the office of Middlesex District Attorney Gerard Leone. The investigation by the DA’s office has been officially closed without any findings...

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Gas is More Expensive, and Dangerous for Residents

March 21, 2012
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When the sky is black and the air is brisk, the distant sound of a train rolling through town can be heard. But what’s hidden in the rail road cars, passing through the residential city of Everett? At last night’s Everett Common Council meeting, members discussed exactly that. Global Oil proposed to begin transporting...

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Somerville Man Connected with Murder of Everett Woman

March 21, 2012
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A Somerville man has been indicted in connection with the stabbing death of Sheila Dos Santos, 26, of Everett, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone said this week. Antonio Marcos Ferreira, 38, was indicted late Thursday by a Middlesex Superior Court Grand Jury for first-degree murder. His arraignment date has not yet been set. According...

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Local Police Organization to Hold Fundraiser March 31

March 21, 2012
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BADGE Inc., (Blue Affiliation for the Development of Great Events) an affiliation of local police officers from various cities and towns, members of the Massachusetts State Police and community leaders will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, March 31st starting at 7:00 PM, at Anthony’s of Malden (105 Canal street) to help Eric “DJ Littles”...

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Everett High School Students Dance for a Cause

March 21, 2012
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On National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day the US Office on Women’s Health asks us, “What’s your deciding moment?”. This question provokes a huge issue for our community – what are we doing to stop the spread of HIV? Recently, 58 students from Everett High School brought their deciding moment to Square One...

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Police Briefs 03-21-2012

March 21, 2012
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James Case, 41, 11 Whitehead Ave., Hull, was arrested for receiving/buying stolen property, larceny of property. Andrea Desorbo, 27, 59B Harvard St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Alex Nunez, 20, 71 Westland Ave., Boston, was arrested for courtesy booking US marshall. Dominic Panzini, 22, 4 Laurel St., Danvers, was arrested for illegal possession...

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Obituaries 03-21-2012

March 21, 2012
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Norah Faherty Brookline Resident Nora (Heanue) Faherty of Brookline died on March 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael Faherty.For further information and guestbook: www.gormleyfuneral.com WIlliam J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600 – Janet Fleming Former Everett Resident Janet D. (Rosenberg) Fleming of Burlington, formerly of Canton and Everett, died on March...

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Congratulations

March 16, 2012
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Congratulations

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., (far right) State Senator Sal DiDomenico (second from left) and State Representative Stephen “Stat” Smith (far left) offered congratulations and best wishes to James Massone, who is competing on the NBC reality music series “The Voice.” on Friday. A reception was held last Friday at his father’s auto body shop,...

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Mayor Moves to Establish a Panel to Market Everettby

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Moves to Establish a Panel to Market Everettby

In past meetings, a resoIution was made by Alderman Robert Van Campen and Councilor Michael McLaughlin to establish a “blue ribbon” panel for the city of Everett. The panel, comprised of business leaders, community activists and elected officials, will focus on seeking out businesses wishing to do business in Greater Boston, and market Everett...

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Mayor Names Errickson to Head City’s Planning and Development

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is pleased to welcome Mr. James Errickson as the new Executive Director of Planning and Development for the City.  With the addition of Mr. Errickson to the Senior Management Team, the Mayor also moved the official location of the Planning Office to Room 25, Second Floor of City Hall and...

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Local Business Expands with TIF Agreement

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. continues to deliver on his push to bring additional growth opportunities to Everett. With the recent City Council approval of tax incentive financing (TIF) for Cumar, Inc., an Everett based Marble and Tile importer, distributor the company can begin to expand their operations and maintain their headquarters on Norman Street...

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Aldermen Against Increasing Local Residential Tax Exemption

March 16, 2012
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At the Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday night, a lengthy discussion arose regarding the tax exemption. Councilors David Rodrigues, Daniel Napolitano and Aldermen Sal Sachetta and Robert Van Campen petitioned that the city of Everett increase the residential tax exemption from 20 percent to 30 percent. “I don’t like seeing the tax rate...

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