Rethinking Language Immersion

May 27, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico One of the most important priorities for our Commonwealth’s schools is to ensure that our students have the tools to succeed – both academically and vocationally – in today’s rapidly globalizing economy.  And yet, far too often, I hear from families and educators in my district about students who struggle...

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Enjoy the Weekend — Safely

May 27, 2016
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We saw a statistic the other day that seemed baffling: The death toll on our nation’s roads and highways once again is on the rise. Last year, there were 38,000 highway fatalities in America. That’s about 100 Americans killed every day in motor vehicle-related crashes and accidents. In addition, there are hundreds of thousands...

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Let’s Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Memorial Day, our most solemn national holiday, will take place this weekend. It is symptomatic of our national culture that for most Americans, the true meaning of Memorial Day has long been lost amidst the excesses of our materialistic society. Since the 1960s, when Congress voted to make it part of a three-day weekend,...

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Sports 05-25-2016

May 27, 2016
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EHS baseball team wins GBL title, qualifies for state tournament The Everett High baseball team came home with the 2016 Greater Boston League championship thanks to a dramatIc and wild-and-wooly 12-5 victory in extra innings over defending GBL champ Medford last Wednesday on the latter’s home field at Playstead Park. The triumph gave coach...

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Obituaries 05-25-2016

May 27, 2016
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Lena Cantone Of Revere Lena Cantone of Revere died on May 17. The beloved  daughter of the late Felix and Anna (Galli) Cantone, she was the dear sister of the late Carmella Stuppia, Nicholas, Louie, George, Vincent, Victor and Andrew Cantone and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Her Funeral will be...

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Open for Business

May 20, 2016
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Open for Business

The Total Wine & More store opened in Everett Gateway Mall on Thursday, May 12, and held an official ribbon cutting on Wednesday night, May 11. The store has hired many full-time employees from the immediate area to help customers with the large selection of items.

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Spring Fun

May 20, 2016
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Spring Fun

Baseball, bubble gum and hoping for a home run. As the Mud Hens’ Ryan Zukowski waits at first, he blows a bubble and surveys the scene – hoping to make it around the base path and to home plate. The scene was part of a game with the Everett Little League Minor teams last...

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First Person:Independent Reporter Spends A Day on the Job with the EPD

May 20, 2016
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First Person:Independent Reporter Spends A Day on the Job with the EPD

By Katy Rogers With a crime scene unfolding in the heart of Everett Square just a week prior, I had the opportunity to experience the perspective of a police officer’s daily responsibilities firsthand during a police ride along the following Wednesday afternoon, May 4. Being a photojournalist, I sometimes find myself in the midst...

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Santilli Makes Statement for New England Beers:Another Feather in the Everett Brewing Cap

May 20, 2016
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Santilli Makes Statement for New England Beers:Another Feather in the Everett Brewing Cap

By Seth Daniel The Night Shift Brewery in Everett has come back from the World Beer Cup with plenty to hoist their mug about. The brewery on Santilli Highway took first place in the highly competitive category with its American India Pale Ale (IPA) brew known as ‘Santilli.’ Co-Founder Michael Oxton said there were...

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City Will Raise Haitian Flag Over City Hall for the First Time Ever

May 20, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Today, as the Haitian flag is lifted over City Hall for the first time ever, it will be more than a gesture of inclusivity for those in the Haitian community, but a sign that one of the largest immigrant groups in the city has been accepted and brought into the fold....

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Police Briefs 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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Everett Police Log Tuesday, 4/12 Jacquelyn Chenard, 36, 282 Linden St., Needham, was arrested for two warrants and engaging in sex for a fee. Nahom D. Haile, 27, 8 Bradford Terr., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Ramon Pagan, 54, 44 Harrison Ave., Boston, was arrested for trespassing. Wednesday, 4/13...

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Letters to the Editor

May 20, 2016
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A special thanks From Bike to the Sea to the City of Everett Bike to the Sea Inc. would like to give a special thanks to the city of Everett for the incredible job and team effort that made the big Earth Day Volunteer clean up of the Bike trail on April 23 special...

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A Great Cause

May 20, 2016
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Under beautiful skies, the Wounded Vet Ride with more than 6,000 motorcycles participating went through parts of our community last weekend.  The Ride helped raise funds for four local veterans who were wounded in combat overseas. The idea of the ride was first started by Winthrop resident Andrew Biggio and former East Boston State...

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Sports 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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EHS Roundup Showdown for GBL baseball title today All the marbles will be on the line today (Wednesday) when the Everett High baseball team meets Medford for the undisputed championship of the Greater Boston League. The first pitch at the Mustangs’ Playstead Park is scheduled for 4:00. The Crimson Tide set the stage for the title...

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Obituaries 05-18 -2016

May 20, 2016
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Victor Restaino Commander of DAV Chapter 51 and Long Time Holy Name Society member Victor R. Restaino of Saugus, formerly of Everett and Revere, died after a brief illness on May 13. He was 96 years old. Victor was a machinist and a US Army Corporal veteran of World War II. He was proud...

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Back Safely

May 13, 2016
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Back Safely

A pickoff throw took the Malden first baseman off the bag and Everett High baseball player Brian Bessler dives back to first base safely on Monday night, May 9, in Glendale Park. The Crimson Tide improved to 3-1 in the Greater Boston League with the win, powered by a shutout pitching performance from sophomore...

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Podcar:Local Engineer Develops New Transit System

May 13, 2016
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Podcar:Local Engineer Develops New Transit System

By Seth Daniel It’s one part roller coaster, one part Star Trek, and another part innovative, and it could be the answer to Everett’s transportation woes. Mike Stanley of Allston has proposed to Everett that it look into the idea of his new Transit X pod system public transportation system that he claims is...

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Farming is About to Grow in Everett

May 13, 2016
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Farming is About to Grow in Everett

By Seth Daniel The Everett Community Farm is just weeks away from becoming a reality at the head of the Northern Strand Trail on West Street. This week, tons of debris has been removed from the area and the City is preparing to till and compost the space with the Everett Community Growers (ECG)....

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Huge Step Forward:Wynn Boston Harbor Presents a $5 Million Check to City of Everett

May 13, 2016
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Huge Step Forward:Wynn Boston Harbor Presents a $5 Million Check to City of Everett

By Seth Daniel All of the dreams of a Wynn casino in Everett – as improbable as that would have seemed just three years ago – took a huge step forward last Friday morning when the City issued a building permit to the company and the company, in following its mitigation agreement, delivered a...

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Council to Consider Removing Fire Chief from Civil Service

May 13, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s request of the City Council to petition the state to remove the position of fire chief from Civil Service has been referred to the Council subcommittee on Government Operations, Public Safety and Public Service. More than two dozen firefighters appeared in the Council chambers Monday night to...

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Overdose Deaths on the Rise

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The 2015 overdose death numbers for Everett and the rest of the state were revealed late last week, and while the numbers looked to be encouraging early, those close to the situation said they expect the numbers to be revised upward. The state Department of Public Health (DPH) released overdose opiate...

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From the Mayor’s Office

May 13, 2016
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Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day a success Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Department of Public Works recently held a successful Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, May 7th at the Public Works facility. The City of Everett and Clean Harbors, a comprehensive environmental, energy and industrial service, were visited by over 150 residents and...

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A Huge Step Forward

May 13, 2016
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Monday’s announcement from both Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Wynn Resort officials that the building permit for the start of construction on the $2 billion resort hotel in Everett has been issued comes as welcome news for the taxpayers of our city. These past few years since Steve Wynn first came to Everett in December...

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Sports 05-11-2016

May 13, 2016
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EHS Roundup EHS baseball team wins three straight The Everett High baseball team is on a roll. The Crimson Tide are riding a three game winning streak and now stand at 6-6 as they round the midway point of the season. The last of their trio of victories was a 6-0 blanking of Malden...

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