Police Briefs 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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Tuesday, 1/19 McKerven Lynch, 26, 41 Sturgis St., Medford, was arrested for receiving/buying stolen merchandise. Thursday, 1/21 Robert Maguire, 37, 24 Yeamans St., Revere, was arrested for shoplifting. Earl Montgomery, 53, 256 Summer St., Stoughton, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, with revoked/suspended license, uninsured motor vehicle and two...

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Letters to the Editor

February 4, 2016
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Ward Six Councilor McLaughlin celebrates the agreement between Wynn Resorts and the City of Boston  As the City Councilor of the local area for Wynn Everett, it is a true honor that we as a community can celebrate the agreement between Wynn Resorts and the City of Boston.  Since 2012, I have led the...

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Sal is the Man

February 4, 2016
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When Councilor Sal LaMattina was named vice chair of the Boston City Council Ways and Means Committee last month, little did we realize then that just maybe his appointment came in the nick of time for Charlestown. The waste transfer station needs to bring some zoning changes before the City Council.  However, these requests...

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The Wynn and City of Boston Deal

February 4, 2016
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The announcement last Thursday that Wynn Resorts and Mayor Walsh have reached a deal on mitigation should come as no surprise.  Since the Boston lawsuits were dismissed last November, the legal options available to Mayor Walsh were dwindling. We congratulate Mayor Walsh for recognizing this reality and negotiating in getting some added benefits for...

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The MS-13 Raids

February 4, 2016
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The raids that took place last early Friday morning that resulted in 56 indictments certainly should stop for the time being the crime and murders in the neighboring communities of Chelsea, East Boston and Everett that we have witnessed over the last several months.  However, these arrests removed only about one-third of the known...

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Deleo Forms Commission on Daily Sports Fantasy

February 4, 2016
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Anyone who has watched Channel Five’s “On the Record” Sunday morning show knows that Speaker of the House has a tremendous knowledge of Boston sports — as he often has demonstrated on the “Pop Quiz” portion of the show. So when the daily sports fantasy industry exploded this year, Bob had been following its...

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Sports 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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EHS girls basketball wins an undisputed GBL title The 2016 Everett High girls basketball team has gone where no Lady Crimson Tide basketball team has gone before — at least in anyone’s memory — by capturing an undisputed Greater Boston League championship. Coach Tammy Turner’s squad accomplished the feat with a pair of decisive...

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Obituaries 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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John Sella Truck driver John C. Sella of Everett died unexpectedly at his residence on Friday, January 29. He was 59 years old. Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, John worked as a truck driver. He was the beloved son of Umberto and Angela (Arquilla) Sella of Everett; brother of Patric Sella of Boston and...

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After the Storm

January 28, 2016
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After the Storm

Christine Vega runs in the fresh snow at Glendale Park on Sunday morning. After the winds and snow died down Saturday night, Sunday brought plenty of sun and snow for kids to play in – and just enough for adults to shovel.

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EPD Searches for Robbery Suspects

January 28, 2016
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EPD Searches for Robbery Suspects

Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie reported that units from the Everett Police Department responded to the Tedeschi’s Market at 511 Broadway Monday morning, Jan. 25, for a report of an armed robbery. Responding officers spoke to the clerk, (name withheld by request), who was bleeding heavily from a head wound. The clerk...

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Wynn Building Permit to Come in a Few Weeks:Unlocks $5 Million in Mitigation

January 28, 2016
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Wynn Everett officials indicated last week that they will start construction on the $1.7 billion destination casino this May, and hope to take out their first building permit from Everett in the next two weeks – a milestone that triggers major mitigation money for the City. “We’re shooting for May to start construction,” said...

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Winter Works Projects Explained

January 28, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. City Councilors heard from representatives of the city’s public works department and National Grid Monday night, as they sought to understand a pair of winter time infrastructure projects that were begun shortly before Christmas. Work on Linden Street, begun by public works in December and now wrapped up for the...

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Local Crime Issue Gets Attention

January 28, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. City Councilors on Monday night voted unanimously to ask ECTV to begin running public service announcements about a recent increase in thefts and break-ins in the Springvale Avenue neighborhood and to also ask Everett Police Chief Steven Mazzie to develop a more complete patrol plan for all Everett neighborhoods and...

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Mayor:Next Two Years Will be about Making Everett Healthier

January 28, 2016
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Mayor:Next Two Years Will be about Making Everett Healthier

There are any numbers of priorities the mayor of a City like Everett could focus on. It could be sidewalks, public safety, job creation or the like. But there’s one focus that Mayor Carlo DeMaria has centered in on over the last two years that virtually no one else in municipal government has considered...

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Demaria Has Eye on Eliminating Hot Top, Enhancing Malden River

January 28, 2016
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As Mayor Carlo DeMaria prepares for his midterm address in late February, there are some things that he wants to prioritize. One major area he wants to focus on is the Malden River. Already popular as a walkway and bikeway along the River, DeMaria said he would like to concentrate on getting the canoe...

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Construction on Woods Memorial Bridge Starts Feb 1

January 28, 2016
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 Beginning on Monday, Feb. 1, at 10 p.m. traffic on Route 16 Eastbound will be reduced from three to two lanes from Wellington Circle to the Woods Memorial River Bridge over the Malden River. The new lane configuration is expected to last two years. Judlau-White J.V. LLC will be installing a temporary barrier in...

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Police Briefs 01-27-2016

January 28, 2016
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Monday, 1/11 Sheneka Lucretia, 24, 47 Woodlawn St., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering in the night with intent to commit felony. Juan Morales-Ventura, 18, 28 Autumn St., Everett, was arrested for trespassing. Marquille Morrisey, 28, 9 Oliver St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, 1/12 Jose Adonai Huezo, 24, 115 Buckman...

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A Timely Motion

January 28, 2016
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One can seldom pick up a newspaper or listen to the radio or television news without hearing about the opioid crisis that is afflicting so many people in so many communities. Wealthier communities than Everett are struggling with this problem. That is why no one should consider the opioid crisis as peculiar only to...

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Sports 01-27-2016

January 28, 2016
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EHS Roundup EHS girls roll to big victories, now at 9-2 The Everett High girls basketball team raised its record to a sterling 9-2 with a pair of impressive victories this past week. The Lady Crimson Tide entertained Lawrence in a non-league contest last Wednesday and played rude hosts, routing the visitors by a runaway...

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Local Hammers:Wynn Everett Chooses Boston’s Suffolk Construction to Build Casino

January 22, 2016
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When hammers start pounding nails on the new Wynn Everett casino, the hands holding those hammers will be local hands working for a local company. Wynn Resorts announced a major milestone in the development of its $1.7 billion Wynn Resort in Everett by naming Suffolk Construction Company of Boston as general contractor for the...

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City Appoints New Director of IT

January 22, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Dorgan as Director of Informational Technology for the City of Everett. Dorgan brings to the position extensive IT and support services and network administration to the City of Everett. Dorgan has been a City employee for four years as a member of the...

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In Everett,It Was a Sign that Drew Dr Bob Singer to Town

January 22, 2016
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In Everett,It Was a Sign that Drew Dr Bob Singer to Town

In a day and age when health care and its costs are of paramount concern and of extreme complexity, a small typewritten sign that caught the attention of Dr. Bob Singer when he came to Everett 34 years ago seems to endure in its simplicity – and its implied sense of compassion. When Dr....

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PACE Group Launches Power of 6 Campaign,New Website

January 22, 2016
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The Parents Action Committee of Everett (PACE) has launched a new website www.everettparents.org) and is activating a new campaign called ‘The Power of 6.’ PACE has been around for about four years and focusing on middle school aged children in grades 5-8 – specifically on preventing them from using alcohol. It is a federally...

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Police Briefs 01-20-2016

January 22, 2016
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Monday, 12/28 Wanderson Barreto, 27, 89 Kenmore Rd., Medford was arrested for illegal possession of a Class A substance; illegal possession of a Class B substance and receiving stolen property over $250. Wednesday, 12/30 Freddie Lopez, 335, 21 Hamlet St., Malden was arrested on (3) warrants. Thursday, 12/31 Alex Oliveira, 37, 16 Beacham St.,...

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