Council Adopts New Stabilization Accounts, Policies

June 10, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted to authorize the City Auditor to bond $8,925,000 to pay for previously approved Capital Improvement Plan projects in fiscal year 2015, and followed that up with four votes that established new stabilization accounts for specific purposes and fund them with $700,000 from the city’s discretionary fund balance (free cash),...

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Police Briefs 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Monday, May 12 Stephanie Calnan, 25, 414 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Liene Tavares DeBarros, 29, 64 Derby St., Somerville, was charged with three arrest warrants. Tuesday, May 13 Sandro Araujo, 33, 41 Hosmer St., Everett, was arrested for two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, being a...

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Obituaries 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Richard VanCampen Pitney Bowes Office Machines Retiree Richard J. VanCampen of Everett entered into rest unexpectedly on June 9 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 74 years old. Born in Lynn, Dick resided in Everett for many years. He retired from Pitney-Bowes Office Machines Company where he worked as a service...

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Revealing Dangers of Tobacco and Smoking: 2 Everett Students Earn Top Honors in Statewide Anti-tobacco Poster Contest

June 4, 2014
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Revealing Dangers of Tobacco and Smoking: 2 Everett Students Earn Top Honors in Statewide Anti-tobacco Poster Contest

Two fifth-grade students from the Keverian School in Everett have earned top honors in the 2014 Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Anti-Tobacco Poster Contest, an annual educational event to alert schoolchildren to the dangers of tobacco and smoking. Gavin Kane and Alexandra Tran were two of just 12 winners selected from more than 3,500...

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Everett Teachers Make the Green Difference

June 4, 2014
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Everett Teachers Make the Green Difference

The 6th Annual Green Difference Awards Ceremony was held last week at the Massachusetts State House, in recognition of teachers who provide “Outstanding Environmental Education, Innovation, and Service in our Schools and within Communities.” Among the honorees was Everett High School AP Biology and Environmental Science Educator Sung Hwa Chang, who developed the Student Garden Project for the Webster, Lafayette, and Keverian schools...

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Three Everett Residents Played on NJCAA Division III World Series Team

June 4, 2014
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Three Everett Residents Played on NJCAA Division III World Series Team

For the third time in as many years, the Northern Essex Community College Knights baseball team went to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III World Series in Tyler, TX. They finished sixth in the country with an overall record of 21-14.  Last year they were eighth in the nation. This was the...

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DeMaria Proposes $182.9 Million Budget for FY 2015: Council to Hold Budget Hearings June 16, 17 & 18

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria presented his $182,946,911 fiscal year 2015 budget proposal to a joint meeting of the City Council and Everett School Department last week, on Tuesday, May 27. The Council voted shortly after to refer the FY 2015 budget to its Committee on Budget and set hearing dates for June 16, 17 and...

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Obed DeChamp Firefighter/inventor

June 4, 2014
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Obed DeChamp was born and raised in Shelburne Nova Scotia on December 27, 1867. The son of George and Mary DeChamp, he migrated south sometime around late 1891 and settled on Ferry Street in Everett. In order to support himself, Obed listed himself as a carpenter in the city directories as early as 1892....

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FY ’15: Mayor Looks to Improve Services, Replace Equipment

June 4, 2014
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In his budget presentation to the City Council and Everett School Committee last week, Mayor Carlo DeMaria sought to put city politics on the backburner, as he continued his policy of proposing improvements to city services and modernization and replacement of city equipment, as the underlying principal in his budget development. The FY 2015...

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City’s Budget to Be Reviewed by National Government Finance Officers Association

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and City Auditor Richard Viscay plan to submit the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 city operating budget to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), in an effort to have the city’s financial planning peer review by municipal finance professionals and help guide the city’s future financial planning activities. The FY 2015 Everett...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which they began as adolescents, are now culminating as they reach...

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EHS Softball Team Edges Billerica, 1-0; Then Edged by Concord-carlisle

June 4, 2014
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The Everett High softball team, which had made a strong surge in the final two weeks of the season to qualify for the Division 1 state tournament, played a pair of outstanding, one-run games in tourney play this past week, defeating Billerica 1-0 and then dropping a 3-2 contest to second-seeded Concord-Carlisle. In the...

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Obituaries 06-04-2014

June 4, 2014
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Carmen Leonforte Of Everett Carmen Leonforte of Everett passed away surrounded by his family on May 27. He was 75 years old. The beloved husband of Raffaela (Feudo), he was the son of the late Antonio and Carmella (Lizio) Leonforte; loving father of Camille and her husband, Ted Kalogeropoulos of North Reading, Anthony Leonforte...

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Everett High’s Softball Success Story

May 28, 2014
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Everett High’s Softball Success Story

Everett High softball alumni and coaches were on hand to help honor and recognize the outstanding contributions to the Everett softball program by head coach Stacy Poste Schiavo.

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E Club Honors Head Coach Stacy Poste Schiavo

May 28, 2014
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E Club Honors Head Coach Stacy Poste Schiavo

Stacy Poste Schiavo could have told the crowd in her acceptance speech how she undisputedly stands as one of the greatest softball players and coaches in Everett High School history. But that wouldn’t be Stacy Poste Schiavo – a humble woman revered by her players and universally respected by her colleagues. Anyway long-time Everett...

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EHS Has Lacrosse

May 28, 2014
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EHS Has Lacrosse

Everett High School’s newest addition to the Crimson Tide Athletics Department is the lacrosse team. While lacrosse has been popular as a youth sport for several years, it is just now gaining momentum as an official varsity sport in high schools across the area. Everett is one of the first of a handful in the area...

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City Gathers to Observe Memorial Day

May 28, 2014
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City Gathers to Observe Memorial Day

This past Monday, May 26th, the City of Everett gathered at Glenwood Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day. Residents, City and State officials, and the Veterans community joined together to honor and remember those who served in our armed forces. Speakers at the service included Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Veterans Commissioner Joe Hickey, State Senator Sal DiDomenico State...

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Bessler Fans 21: Lady Crimson Tide in Tourney

May 28, 2014
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Sydnee Bessler turned in one of the most spectacular pitching performances in Everett High softball history, tossing 15 shutout innings while fanning 21 enemy batters and yielding only five hits, to lead the Lady Crimson Tide to a nail-biting 1-0 victory over Lexington Monday morning. The triumph over a Lexington squad that stood at 18-1...

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Congratulations, Stacy Poste Schiavo on Your Honor from the ‘E’ Club

May 28, 2014
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The ‘E’ Club has earned a well-deserved reputation for doing things in a classy and understated manner. Its scholarships, individual awards, and special recognitions hold immense prestige for those who accept these honors at its autumn and spring dinners at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield. Everett softball coach and teacher Stacy Poste Schiavo received one of...

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Police Briefs 05-28-2014

May 28, 2014
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Monday, 4/28 Joslane Ferreira Braga, 24, 12 Candle Ave., Framingham, was arrested for an arrest warrant. Gregory Griffiths, 42, 54 Converse Ave., Malden, was arrested with operating with a revoked license. Tuesday, 4/29 George Rose Oliveira, 18, 234A Vine St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Thursday, 5/1 Vinicius R. Carvalho, 28,...

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EHS Baseball Team Qualifies for Tourney

May 28, 2014
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The Everett High baseball team pulled out a pair of nail-biting victories this past week to finish the season with a 10-10 record and qualify for the MIAA post-season state tournament. The first of the tight wins was a 1-0 triumph over Bishop Fenwick on Friday. Senior captain Michael Rossi, who has pitched superbly throughout the season, spun a brilliant three-hitter...

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Obituaries 05-28-2014

May 28, 2014
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Paula Grosso Former Thomson Country Club Employee Paula A. (Kulvin) Grosso of Saugus, formerly of Everett and Revere, died at Spaulding North Shore on May 21. She was 70 years old. A former employee of the Thomson Country Club, she was raised in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School. She was...

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Eagle Bank Celebrates 125 Years

May 20, 2014
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Eagle Bank Celebrates 125 Years

Eagle Bank celebrated its 125th anniversary on May 11. Formerly Everett Savings Bank, the mutual savings bank opened on May 11, 1889. The first deposit was for $15 and made by the son of the first president of the bank. On the first day of operations, Everett Savings Bank took in more than $4,000...

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Two School Improvement Projects Start This Summer

May 20, 2014
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The Everett School Committee approved two major school renovation/maintenance projects to take place this summer, with a combined price tag of more than $3 million. Both projects will take place during the summer months, when school is not in session, but one of the projects will require an early end to the school year...

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