Time to Pull Papers: Nominating Period for City Elected Offices is Open

May 5, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. and Seth Daniel The official nominating period for local elected offices opened on Monday, May 1, and residents interested in running for a seat on the City Council, School Committee or for Mayor are welcome to pull nominating papers and return them by July 24. So far, activity in the...

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Short Path:Distillery to Open Patio after Major Facility Expansion

May 5, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Short Path Distillery is preparing to open up its large patio in its Fermentation District headquarters just off of Santilli Highway – a move that comes after expanding the facility to encompass the entire industrial-era building. Short Path is not a brewery, but rather distills spirits such as gin and...

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Springtime on Santilli:Night Shift Brewery to Host Spring Fest

May 5, 2017
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Night Shift Brewery announced that it is planning its largest event since Oktoberfest last year. This Saturday, May 6, the company will introduce: SpringFest – an all day festival of killer live music, special beer releases, and pints on the patio. First things first, they will have four special beer releases for the day...

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News Briefs

May 5, 2017
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Upcoming events in the Everett Public Schools Friday, May 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Senior Culinary Art Portfolio, Crimson Cafe, Everett High School Friday, May 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Senior Art Show, Everett High School, Library Monday, May 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Joint Convention of City Council and School...

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Letter to the Editor

May 5, 2017
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Thank you volunteers In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 23 – April 29, 2017, we would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank and celebrate the over 400 volunteers whose steadfast dedication and commitment enable Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, to fulfill its mission: to enrich...

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Is Everett Really on the Move?

May 5, 2017
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By Peter A. Napolitano,Councilor at Large As a City Councilor, I am often asked by our residents about the condition of our City and the state of the future. I have lived in Everett all my life and have never seen such unprecedented changes and development. The Wynn Boston Harbor project may have been...

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A Dream Gets Closer To Reality

May 5, 2017
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For the past 10 years, Everett officials, led by Mayor Carlo DeMaria, have been trying to get access to our City’s waterfront. Piece by piece, they have been opening up the waterfront to Everett residents. First, Seven Acre Park behind Santilli Circle had the promise to go to the waterfront.  However, this waterfront plan...

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Obituaries 05-03-2017

May 5, 2017
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Daniel Patrick Murray He filled a room with light and laughter Daniel Patrick Murray of Everett died suddenly at home on April 20. He was 29 years old. Danny was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 2005, West Virginia University (B.A. in Economics, 2009), and Southern New Hampshire University (M.S. in Community...

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City-Wide Spring Clean-Up on Earth Day

April 29, 2017
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City-Wide Spring Clean-Up on Earth Day

Chris DeTore and his son, Elijah, took part in the community clean up on Saturday morning, April 22, along the Northern Strand Community Trail in honor of Earth Day. Despite the rain, some 150 volunteers showed up to clean and spruce up the trail – which is growing in popularity every day.

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Wellington Parkside Sells for $56 Million

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Just two years leasing up and occupying the new 190-unit Wellington Parkside apartments, a new company has purchased the property for $56 million – citing that Everett and the inner suburbs are headed in a positive direction. Taurus Investment Holdings of Boston, which has traditionally invested in warehouse and industrial spaces,...

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DCR, City to Decide on Designer for New Bridge

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel City, state and Wynn Boston Harbor officials are preparing this week to decide on a firm to study and design a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge that would cross the Mystic River near the casino property. The design and study is a requirement of state environmental regulators that reviewed the Wynn...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Coming into View, Jobs Numbers Explained

April 29, 2017
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By Katy Rogers The Council Committee of the Whole held a special meeting on Thursday evening, April 20, to invite representatives from Wynn Boston Harbor to give an update on the overall progress of the construction and jobs John Tocco, director of Community Relations, spoke on behalf of the company while Greg John, executive...

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City, Bouvier Seeking to Work Out Agreement for Troubled Building

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Law Department and the owners of the Bouvier Building – a key property in the City’s plans to re-imagine Everett Square – are working towards an agreement this week in a long-standing square off concerning code violations on the property. City attorneys and an attorney for the Bouvier family,...

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Bouvier Building, A Structure Known by Many Names in the Past

April 29, 2017
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While the Bouvier Building in modern times has been known mostly as a jewelry store in Everett Square, in the past it has had any number of names and uses, and is listed on the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) as having architectural and historic significance. Architecturally, the Bouvier was one of the first and...

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Chess Tournament Highlights Everett’s Tradition in Intellectual Game

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Few aren’t aware of Everett’s dominance on the sporting field, but many might not be aware of the 20-year-old tradition of outstanding chess players and instruction in the city as well. Started more than 20 years ago, the annual Everett Scholastic Chess Tournament, for children up to 18 years old, will...

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Police Briefs 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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Monday, April 10 Nicholas Huntsman, 19, 100L Russell St., Everett, was arrested for a minor transporting liquor in car.   Tuesday, April 11 Galen Spriggs, 39, 250 Broadway, Revere, was arrested for disorderly person, resisting arrest and threat to commit crime.   Wednesday, April 12 Marcia Rivas, 21, 133 Walnut St., Chelsea, was arrested...

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Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

April 29, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and...

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Earth Day Clean-Up

April 29, 2017
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By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria I was proud to join almost two hundred residents and friends this past Saturday for the 2017 Earth Day volunteer cleanup of the Northern Strand Community Trail bike path. I remain truly humbled and excited by the number of residents, local officials, non-profit organizations, businesses, volunteer groups and municipal employees who...

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No Place for Hate

April 29, 2017
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This editorial is not about politics. It is not about an issue that mark us as Democrats vs. Repubilicans, liberals vs. conservatives, pro-life vs. pro-choice, higher vs. lower taxes, amnesty for immigrants vs. big, beautiful border walls, diplomacy vs. bombing No. Korea, Syria, Iran, or anyone else, pro gay, women’s, and minority rights vs....

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Sports 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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EHS Roundup EHS softball team defeats Malden, 11-3 The Everett High softball team got back to the .500 mark with a resounding 11-3 triumph over Malden this past Monday. Malden grabbed a 1-0 lead in the second frame and made it 3-0 with two more markers in the third. The Lady Tornadoes would have...

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Obituaries 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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Anne Piantedosi Of Lynnfield Anne (Abbene) Piantedosi of Lynnfield died on April 13 surrounded by her children. She was 96 years old. Anne will be remembered for the love and care she always had for her husband, children, grandchildren and friends. She was an excellent cook and a devoted homemaker who gave of herself...

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Being Neighborly

April 22, 2017
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Being Neighborly

On April 11, Skylight Studios came to Everett to cast a silicon mold of the Hiker Statue plaque in Everett. The activity came as a result of a neighborhood association in the Town of Wakefield wanting to replace two identical plaques on their own Hiker Statue – which is the same as Everett’s. Wakefield...

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Healthy Pets

April 22, 2017
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Healthy Pets

Sofia Gabsi had the opportunity to learn about responsible pet ownership when she brought her pup, Chili, for his rabies vaccine at the annual City of Everett and VCA Everett Animal Hospital Rabies Clinic on Wednesday, April 12.

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Stations of the Cross

April 22, 2017
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Stations of the Cross

Jesus (Jose Eusebio) cringed in agony as the Roman guards brutally whipped him during the second annual Passion Play through the streets of Everett, put on by the Spanish ministry at Immaculate Conception Church. Hundreds came out to participate in the process, which went from the School and up Broadway to the church.

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