Police Briefs 01-28-2015

January 30, 2015
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Monday, 1/5 Joel Aguilar, 30, 34 Barrett St., Lynn, was arrested for marked lanes violation, open container of alcohol, operating under the influence of liquor and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Caio Ciochetti, 26, 136 Elm St., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Heberth Correia, 28, 59 Hill St., Malden, was arrested for operating...

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Letter to the Editor

January 30, 2015
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No more cuts Dear Governor Baker, We are writing to urge you not to impose further 9c cuts to elderly home care. On October 19, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick made a total of $2.37 million in 9c cuts to Elder Affairs line items, including $1.52 million to home care services. Protective services, congregate housing...

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Obituaries 01-28-2015

January 30, 2015
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Eileen Flagg Of Everett Eileen Flagg of Everett passed away on January 21 in the Winchester Nursing Center in Winchester. She was 82 years old. Born in Everett, Eileen worked tirelessly as a wife and a mother, raising five wonderful, caring and respectful sons. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles R....

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Body Painting

January 22, 2015
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Body Painting

Amarilis Diaz of Chelsea did live body painting on Fernando Alcazar, a growing trend in the art world that includes transforming the human body into a living work of art during a live demonstration. Diaz did just such a presentation for a couple hundred people during last Saturday’s Artist Showcase opening at the Paris Street Gallery, Everett’s...

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Everett Man Arrested in Elmwood Street Murder:Was Second Shooting Incident in 24-hour Period

January 22, 2015
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Everett Man Arrested in Elmwood Street Murder:Was Second Shooting Incident in 24-hour Period

Everett Police moved quickly to make an arrest of an Everett man charged with murdering a Cape Cod man on Elmwood Street early Saturday morning, Jan. 17. The murder was the second shooting incident to transpire in the area over a 24-hour period. Around 1:55 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to a disturbance at...

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Everett’s Batch Yard Having a Good Leasing Run

January 22, 2015
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Everett’s Batch Yard Having a Good Leasing Run

If one is developing an old chocolate factory, what better way to promote it than to invoke the name of Willy Wonka. That’s just what the Batch Yard developers on lower Broadway have come up with during the first part of the year as an incentive for those who choose to sign leases in...

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Wynn Speaks Fruit Baskets, Casinos And Family History at Boston Conference

January 22, 2015
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Wynn Speaks Fruit Baskets, Casinos  And Family History at Boston Conference

Steve Wynn was in Boston for the first time since winning the Greater Boston casino license last Thursday evening when he was the surprise keynote speaker at a New England real estate conference in the Seaport District, deciding against revealing his new casino design renderings and instead elaborating on his upbringing in the Boston...

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Senator Sal Didomenico Sworn into Office

January 22, 2015
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Senator Sal DiDomenico was once again sworn into the Massachusetts State Senate on January 7.  Governor Patrick gave the oath to the Senators in the historic Senate Chamber.  DiDomenico joined his colleagues to elect Stan Rosenberg as the next Senate President to lead the body.  “I want to thank the residents of the Suffolk and Middlesex District...

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Sports 01-21-2015

January 22, 2015
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Everett High vs. East Boston High Everett High and East Boston High clashed in a varsity hockey match in Everett on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 1 p.m.  The game was toe to toe, with both team controlling the puck equally. During the first period, Eastie kept Everett forwards at bay and scored a single...

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Obituaries 01-21-2015

January 22, 2015
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Antonetta Edwards Retired Everett Teacher Antonetta N. (Cardillo) Edwards of Fleming Island, Florida, formerly of Everett, entered into rest at home in Florida on Sunday, January 11. She was 90 years old. Born in Boston, Netta lived in Everett for most of her life before relocating to Florida a few years ago. She was...

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Surf’s up? In the Winter? Indeed

January 14, 2015
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Surf’s up? In the Winter? Indeed

When most people think of New England, they don’t think of surfing. They certainly don’t think of it in the dead of winter. That’s going to start to change if local surfers have their way. Despite the need for rubber suits and a good tolerance for the cold, surfing in New England has been...

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Walsh, Wynn on Separate Pages As Casino Plans Go Forward: Walsh Trying to Protect Charlestown, Wynn Said Expectations Are Unreasonable

January 14, 2015
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One week after Boston filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Wynn Everett casino license, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said in an interview that his administration is simply trying to protect the residents of Charlestown and that two continuing sticking points are mitigation and transportation. However, Wynn Everett officials indicated...

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Everett Land Entrance Nearly Done Deal

January 14, 2015
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The sale of a key access point to the Wynn Everett casino property – and a key component in last week’s lawsuit by the City of Boston – is about to be completed and a $1.5 million deposit from Wynn has already been paid. “The MBTA conducted a public bidding process by posting Wynn’s...

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Mangan Returns to Council: 9-0 Vote of Council Confirms City Charter

January 14, 2015
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By a vote of 9-0, the Everett City Council confirmed the rule of the City Charter and voted to appoint former Alderman Michael Mangan as Councilor at-Large, to fill the vacancy created by former Councilor Joseph McGonagle’s election as State Representative. According to the Charter, in the event of a vacancy, the seat is...

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Police Briefs 01-14-2015

January 14, 2015
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Wednesday, 12/31 Paul Jerome, 24, 19 Oakes St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Donald Morse, 38, 7 Foster St., Revere, was arrested for assault and battery on a police officer. Thursday, 1/1 Jennifer Farrell, 34, 80 Hancock St., Everett, was arrested for disorderly person and disturbing the peace. Meagan Rais, 19, 39 Highland...

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Martin Luther King

January 14, 2015
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When one considers that it has been almost 47 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin Luther King. But...

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The Olympics in Boston?

January 14, 2015
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The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s selection as the top choice of American cities to contend for the designation world-wide in 2024. As far as we know, in terms of dollars and cents,...

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Obituaries 01-14-2015

January 14, 2015
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Ronald Gillis Talented artist Ronald C. Gillis, a former resident of Revere and Everett, died on January 8, the eve of his 69th birthday, at the Brockton V.A. Medical Center following a long illness. Born in Malden, Ronald was raised in Medford, attended Medford Public Schools and in March of 1965 he enlisted the...

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McGonagle Set to Take Office as Everett’s State Representative

January 11, 2015
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Joseph W. McGonagle was set to take his oath of office at the State House Wednesday morning as Everett’s state representative for a two-year term. McGonagle, a former member of the Everett City Council, defeated State Rep. Wayne Matewsky in the Democratic primary in September. He was elected to the seat in November without...

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Everett High School Accreditation Continued

January 11, 2015
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Everett High Principal Erik Naumann confirmed this week that EHS’s accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) has been continued following the association’s review of Everett’s latest progress report and a visit by the NASC accreditation committee in October 2014. This latest continuation means that EHS is continuing to make...

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School Committee Elects Parker as New Chairman D’onofrio Elected as New Vice Chairman

January 11, 2015
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School Committee Elects Parker as New Chairman D’onofrio Elected as New Vice Chairman

The Everett School Committee unanimously elected a new chairman and vice chairman Monday night, as former vice chairman Frank Parker ascended to the Chairman’s post and Bernie D’Onofrio became the vice chairman. Parker served as the vice chairman for the past two years, during Allen Panarese’s chairmanship and thanked his colleagues for the vote...

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Capone Elected as Council President

January 11, 2015
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Capone Elected as Council President

The Everett City Council met briefly on Monday night for the sole purpose of establishing their rules and electing a new Council President for 2015.The result was that Councilor Fred Capone was elected unanimously to serve as just the second President of the new City Council, with only eight members present. Councilors Michael Marchese,...

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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

January 11, 2015
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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

The controversial land deal on lower Broadway slated to hold the new Wynn casino passed papers on Monday, with Wynn purchasing the former Monsanto Chemical property for $35 million from FBT Everett. On Tuesday, City leaders had planned to celebrate the milestone at a gathering on the property, but the extreme cold weather drove...

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City of Boston Joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

January 11, 2015
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The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license agreement given to Wynn in Everett by the MGC last November. A cornerstone to the argument is the impacts on Charlestown. The 74-page filing by...

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