Results Revealed:Regional Working Group for Sullivan Square to Unveil Findings on Sept 25

September 22, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel After more than a year of study and months of public meetings and forums, the Lower Mystic Regional Working Group will present its findings at a forum in Assembly Row on Sept. 25. The Group is the brainchild of the State’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and came out of the...

Read more »

Zoning Board Questions How Much More Development Can the City of Everett Take

September 22, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel It was about 9:15 p.m. in a Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting that had started at 7 p.m. when the City seemed to hit its tipping point. That proverbial tipping point has been teetering for quite some time, but the fruits of success that have come Everett’s way in the...

Read more »

Gateway to College Program Making a Difference

September 22, 2017
By

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Everett School Department’s Director of Special Education, Dr. Michael Baldassarre made a special presentation Monday night to the Everett School Committee, highlighting the district’s partnership with Bunker Hill Community College through the Gateway to College program, that has allowed BHCC to offer college preparation instruction to non-traditional EHS students, giving...

Read more »

Village Fest, the Ultimate Everett Street Fair, to be Held this Saturday, Sept 23

September 22, 2017
By

The City of Everett’s Village Fest, the ultimate street fair featuring music, food, craft beer and spirits will take place in the Village Business District this Saturday, Sept. 23, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. This year’s festival will feature the legendary R & B band, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, as well some...

Read more »

ZBA Rejects Low-Income,Pre-School Expansion Project

September 22, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel The Zoning Board of Appeals denied zoning relief to the ABCD Head Start program that would have allowed them to build a playground in a current parking lot on Victoria Street behind Everett Square – a piece of relief that would have unlocked the organization’s ability to expand its services to...

Read more »

House Reaffirms Commitment to Education, Safety and Health Care Funding

September 22, 2017
By

Rep. Joseph McGonagle and his colleagues in the House recently took action to restore vital funding that was vetoed by the Baker Administration. These veto overrides will enhance support for the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents, including those with dependent children, and bolster education initiatives. The House voted to restore about $220 million in funding...

Read more »

Wynn’s New Construction Director Looks Forward to Job Every Day

September 22, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel There are few things that would have brought long-time construction manager Peter Campot out of retirement, but one of them was the chance to work on the Wynn Boston Harbor building. The longtime health care and sciences construction manager at William A. Barry & Son – who also participated in the...

Read more »

Philbin Withdraws Proposal for Apartment Building in Glendale Square

September 22, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel Lodging House developer Andrew Philbin received permission from the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on Monday night to withdraw a controversial 20 micro-unit apartment building on Glendale Square. Attorney Paul DeLorey appeared before the ZBA Monday and announced that the Philbins will no longer be pursuing the project as proposed. “At...

Read more »

A New Kind of Park tin Everett Square

September 22, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel City officials are preparing to place the first Park-Let in Everett Square outside the 8/10 Restaurant – a novel idea that is part of the overall effort to liven up the Square and make it more friendly to pedestrians. The Park-Let is a new trend in urban landscaping and consists of...

Read more »

Mayor DeMaria Invites Residents to Help Plan for Future Transportation Needs Around Sullivan Square

September 22, 2017
By

Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to invite all residents to join him, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), and the cities of Boston and Somerville for an interactive forum to look at different combinations of infrastructure and policy changes to improve mobility in the Sullivan Square area. The meeting will take place on Monday,...

Read more »

Looks and Hooks:’Hollywood’ Foppiano Set for Pro Debut

September 22, 2017
By

By Cary Shuman Everett High School graduate Shayna Foppiano will make her professional boxing debut on Sept. 30 at the House of Blues in Boston. Nicknamed “Hollywood” because of her movie star looks, Foppiano will compete in a four-round bout against Lamyra Geary of Philadelphia as part of an ESPN Night at the Fights...

Read more »

Public Health and Equity to be Improved for Food System by New Local Policies

September 22, 2017
By

The City of Everett, Everett Community Growers, and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council will be developing an action plan to guide food system policymaking and aligned efforts in Everett. Through a participatory process with city representatives, community members and food system stakeholders, the project will assess local food system assets and issues; generate policy...

Read more »

Mayor Proclaims September as National Recovery Month

September 22, 2017
By

On Monday, September 18, Mayor Carlo DeMaria proclaimed September as National Recovery Month. The Mayor and his administration have met regularly with health professionals and local organizations in Everett to discuss mental and substance use disorders in the community. Mayor DeMaria stated, “National Recovery Month helps families and the public recognize the signs of...

Read more »

DeMaria Joins Bloomberg Mayors Challenge to Improve Quality of Life for Everett Residents

September 22, 2017
By

On Thursday, September 7, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, members of his administration, and non-profit organizations participated in the 2017 Mayors Challenge sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg will announce Mayors Challenge winners in October 2018 after several intensive workshops. The grand prizewinner will be awarded $5 million and four cities will each win $1 million to...

Read more »

Police Briefs 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
By

Saturday, 8/12 Eduard Gonzalez-Arevalo, 35, 338 Fletcher St., Lowell, was arrested on a warrant. Sunday, 8/13 Aleyah Childs, 21, 9 Irving St., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Joao DaSilva-Monteiro, 20, 42 Valley St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Nicole Woods, 40, 178 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Monday, 8/15 Genesis...

Read more »

Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
By

Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....

Read more »

Sports 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
By

TRAVELING IN STYLE Tide looks great in 33-7 victory at Leominster   While Leominster High is one of the few schools in the Commonwealth whose football pedigree is as gold-dusted as the Crimson Tide’s, Friday’s game had the trappings of a slog. A long bus ride out beyond the distant boundaries of Route 495...

Read more »

Obituaries 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
By

Marshall Woodard Of Everett Marshall Woodard of Everett died suddenly on September 14. The beloved husband of Kathy (Benko), he was the step-father of Alix Bakeman and her fiancé, Chris McDonald, Michael Bakeman and his wife, Marion Thompson and Adam Bakeman and his fiancé, Phoebe Short; son of Hazen and Marjorie (Booth) Woodard and...

Read more »

2017 Everett Homecoming

September 15, 2017
By
2017 Everett Homecoming

The Homecoming Court, consisting of Everett High School students, waved to onlookers from their festive float. This year’s Homecoming royalty included King Jason Cardinale and Queen Emilee Guzman.

Read more »

An Easy Move:Long-Time School Official Transitions to New City Hall Post

September 15, 2017
By
An Easy Move:Long-Time School Official Transitions to New City Hall Post

Long-time School Department official Omar Easy has been announced as the first leader of a new City Hall organizational assessment effort championed by Mayor Carlo DeMaria. On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Mayor DeMaria announced the hire of Omar Easy as the City’s first Director of Organizational Assessment. The newly created position will be responsible for...

Read more »

Ending DACA Puts Hundreds of Everett Residents in Unknown Situation

September 15, 2017
By
Ending DACA Puts Hundreds of Everett Residents in Unknown Situation

By Seth Daniel Everett’s Edith Rodriguez has been cranking out quality pizza pies at her Somerville shop for the past two years with her husband, founding the small business after going to college and saving her money while working at a nursing home. Last year, sales at the store topped $500,000 a year, and...

Read more »

Tide Rolls in Opener:Willcox Powers Everett to 38-7 Victory over Xaverian

September 15, 2017
By
Tide Rolls in Opener:Willcox Powers Everett to 38-7 Victory over Xaverian

By Cary Shuman Talk about a flying start. The Everett High football team launched its 2017 campaign in very impressive fashion, beating No. 2-ranked Xaverian, 38-7, on Homecoming Day before a huge crowd Saturday at Everett Memorial Stadium. The game itself began wonderfully for Everett as junior quarterback Jake Willcox connected with Jason Maitre...

Read more »

Charter School Proposal Discussed at City Council

September 15, 2017
By

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Officials representing the Pioneer Charter School of Science in Everett and their attorney, David O’Neil, appeared before the Everett City Council Monday night and provided the Council with a short presentation of their plans to transform a former manufacturing building at 7-9 Plymouth Street in the village into a K-8...

Read more »

Mayor,Council Move to Ban Pot Shops

September 15, 2017
By

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council moved quickly Monday night to refer to the Planning Board a new zoning ordinance, which if adopted, would effectively ban the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes in the city of Everett. A second piece, which would also ban the shops in city ordinances, was held...

Read more »