Sen DiDomenico Annual DiDomenico Foundation St Patrick’s Day Roast in Charlestown March 9

March 10, 2018
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Senator Sal DiDomenico will once again be hosting the Annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Friday, March 9, 2018 beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus in Charlestown.  This event has become the official kick-off to the St. Patrick’s Day season. In addition to a traditional Irish dinner, the...

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Demolition on Broadway:The First in a Forgotten Area

March 10, 2018
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Last week, a small crowd gathered in the 600th block of Broadway as heavy machinery moved in to take down the dilapidated old house that once housed a dentist. Not much has happened on this part of Broadway, where one-story offices and stores punctuate a neighborhood of three-deckers. It’s a neighborhood that hasn’t changed...

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Letter to the Editor

March 10, 2018
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Gerly Adrien Discusses Importance of Education   Dear Editor, State Rep. Joe McGonagle’s recent public comments calling into question my ability to represent Everett due to my educational attainments are out of touch with the values of the Everett families, who work hard and sacrifice every day so that their children can get an...

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Is This Our New Normal?

March 10, 2018
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The intense havoc wreaked by this past weekend’s storm, coming on the heels of the storm of January that similarly brought devastation to many areas throughout the state, has left all of us wondering whether this is the new normal for our sliver of the planet. We read somewhere that both of these storms...

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Sports 03-07-2018

March 10, 2018
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Boyce scores his 2,000th point in victory over Waltham Ghared Boyce broke the career 2,000-point mark as Everett’s Crimson Tide, the No. 1 seed in Division I North State Tournament, roared into the bracket semi-finals with a runaway 84-51 beat-down of Waltham Saturday, March 3, at Everett High. The Crimson Tide were scheduled to...

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Obituaries 03-07-2018

March 10, 2018
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Janet Morrison Deacon at First Baptist Church in Everett Janet (MacGuiggan) Morrison of Everett died on March 3 at the age of 91. Janet was a Deacon at the First Baptist Church in Everett and also worked in the office of Hood Milk Company. She was the beloved wife of the late Angus, mother...

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‘Game of Thrones’

March 1, 2018
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‘Game of Thrones’

Linda Cutone and librarian Kathleen Slipp dressed as their favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ characters on Tuesday evening, Feb. 20, at the Parlin Library when the Library hosted Professor Kavita Mudan Finn to talk about the ultra popular show.Finn is the Editor of ‘Fan Phenomenas: Game of Thrones’.

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Stolen Dog Reunited with Owner After Harrowing Ordeal on Parkway

March 1, 2018
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Stolen Dog Reunited with Owner After Harrowing Ordeal on Parkway

Tedge’s home is on the road. But the road in Everett was nearly the little dog’s end. However, due to some good Samaritans who spotted the little dog hurt and cowering in the middle of the Parkway late last month, he was reunited with his truck-driving owner, Theron Miller of Montana, and re-introduced to...

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Committee Hears About Special Education Savings

March 1, 2018
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Last week, Everett School Committee members heard about the millions of dollars of savings and the expanded mental health services that the Everett Special Education Department continues to provide in the local school system. Dr. Michael Baldassarre, Director of Special Education, appeared at the regular meeting to present the savings that his department has...

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Everett High Will Name New Football Coach Friday

March 1, 2018
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The Everett High School football program will name its new head football coach at a press conference Friday at the high school. The new coach will succeed John DiBiaso, who led the Crimson Tide to 12 Super Bowl titles. DiBiaso is retiring from the Everett school system in June.

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Council Votes Down Request to Bring School Department in for Discussion

March 1, 2018
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One week after Superintendent Fred Foresteire said he would not be coming back to the Council to discuss the additional $2 million deficit, the City Council voted not to invite him anyhow. The City Council voted on Monday night by a vote of 5-6 to reject an order put in by Councilor Michael McLaughlin...

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Using Image and Story to Build a Healthier and More Equitable Food System in Everett

March 1, 2018
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Everett-based food justice organization Everett Community Growers (ECG) is convening a small group of Everett residents to share their experience of the City’s local food environment through a camera lens. Participants are taking to the streets as community photojournalists, and capturing images that tell stories about issues in Everett’s food system, and features that...

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Cooperation Begins on a Bridge:Relations Between Everett/Somerville Have Cooled Recently

March 1, 2018
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While battle lines have been drawn across the Mystic River for Everett and Somerville, those harsh lines have eased lately and have been brought together with a bridge – a proposed $22.6 million pedestrian/cycling bridge between the two communities. Now, the two have filed a grant together to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to...

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DiDomenico Supports Bill Protecting Access to Confidential Health Care

March 1, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate recently passed legislation to protect patients’ access to confidential health care. In an effort to maintain the confidentiality of patients covered as dependents on another person’s insurance policy, the “PATCH Act” requires insurance carriers to issue common summary of payment forms directly to...

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In House Crew Saves $100,000 on Concession Stand Project

March 1, 2018
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The City’s Engineering and Facilities Departments have stepped up to save the multi-purpose concession building at Sacramone Park – making the facility have more amenities and coming at far less money than when bid out to the private sector. The news came on Monday night at the Council meeting when the administration reported that,...

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Police Briefs 02-28-2018

March 1, 2018
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POLICE Log 12/22 Lori Pinkerton, 44, 236 Everett Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for warrants. 12/23 Jimmy Hernandez, 29, 95 Ludlam St., Lowell, was arrested on a warrant. Gerald Martinez, 42, 25 Linden St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. 12/26 Evan Perry, 37, 526 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA, was...

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Great Administrators are Essential

March 1, 2018
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As Everett officials get ready to have the independent Task Force review expenditures and operations in both the schools and municipal budgets, one is impressed by the high quality of talent that both Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Superintendent Frederick Foresteire have brought into their respective departments. At last week’s School Committee meeting Dr. Michael...

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Sports 02-28-2018

March 1, 2018
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Top-seeded Pope John prepares for State Basketball Tournament The Pope John XXIII High School boys varsity basketball team, under the direction of head coach Leo Boucher, enters the MIAA State Tournament as the No. 1 seed in the Division 4 North Sectionals. The Tigers, who finished a superb regular season with a 19-1 record,...

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Obituaries 02-28-2018

March 1, 2018
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Angelina ‘Angie’Goss Died unexpectedly Both Angelina T. B. “Angie” Goss and her new born infant son, Brodie James Goss-Feeley, passed unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 15 at Lawrence General Hospital of Lawrence and Tufts Medical Center of Boston, respectfully. Their funeral service was conducted on Saturday, Feb. 24 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere...

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Valentine Dance

February 21, 2018
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Valentine Dance

Rose Connors and Otto Swanson danced along to classic songs on Valentines Day in the Connolly Center as part of the Senior Valentine’s Day party on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Scores of seniors decked in red clothing gathered to celebrate the occasion.

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Outta My Way

February 21, 2018
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Outta My Way

Isaiah Likely scored 10 points and was a force on the boards. Here he makes a power move to the basket during Everett’s game against Lynn English.

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Curve Appeal: Wynn Boston Harbor Now Installing Iconic Curved Escalators

February 21, 2018
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Curve Appeal: Wynn Boston Harbor Now Installing Iconic Curved Escalators

An ordinary development might simply go for the straight escalators in the lobby at a cost of about $400,000, but leave it to Wynn Boston Harbor to make even the escalators into a piece of art – installing specialized curved escalators this week at a cost of $5.4 million. “That’s one of the themes...

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Objective Review:Blue Ribbon Task Force on City Finances Meets, Sets Goals

February 21, 2018
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The new Task Force on School Finance met on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 15, in City Hall to organize, get information and set parameters for what they will be looking at during their review. One thing was clear off the bat – they won’t just be looking at how the School Department spends it’s money,...

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New Model for Many Public Schools is Private Fundraising

February 21, 2018
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Public schools across America are substantially underfunded these days, whether in Everett or Abington, Pa., but some public schools – such as in Abington – are looking to the model of private fundraising rather than public fights to fill the gaps in school budgets. It’s a model as old as the hills for Catholic...

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