Distrigas Donates $25k in Support Of Summer Jobs for Everett Youth

April 29, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently met with Carol Churchill, Communications Manager for Distrigas of Massachusetts, LLC. The longstanding corporate neighbor donated $25,000 for this year’s City’s Youth Summer Job Program. Distrigas donation supports the Summer Jobs Program that not only employs so many of the City’s youth, but provides them with many of the skills...

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Police Briefs 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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Tuesday, 4/12 Jacquelyn Chenard, 36, 282 Linden St., Needham was arrested for two arrest warrants and engaging in sex for a fee. Nahom Haile, 27, 8 Bradford Terr., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Ramon Pagan, 54, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, was arrested for trespassing. Wednesday, 4/13 Ashtyn Island, 26,...

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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working on decoding extra-linguistic features that are misinterpreted by outsiders. These extra-linguistic features are referred to as non-verbal communication skills that a native of a specific...

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Good News for Homeowners and Families

April 29, 2016
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 Everett was highlighted in a recent Boston Globe article for being a community that the Globe ranked among the top real estate markets in the Greater Boston area, along with other communities such as Concord, Newton, and  Cambridge. The road to get to the point where Everett is being hailed as a great place...

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Obituaries 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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Nancy Palma Avid Reader Nancy Palma of Everett died suddenly on April 19. She was 74 years old. An avid reader who loved doting on her grandchildren, she was the beloved wife of Alfred Palma, who died in 2006; dear mother of James and his wife, Stephanie of Manchester, NH, Maryanne Gill and her...

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A Super Smile

April 21, 2016
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A Super Smile

Cristofer Hernandez makes his mark on a Keith Haring inspired graffiti drawing during the Community Art Night at Everett High School last week. Art from students all over the city was on display for everyone to see, whether paintings or even T-Shirts.

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New Animal Control Officer Gorgone Brings Compassionate Approach to the Position

April 21, 2016
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New Animal Control Officer Gorgone Brings Compassionate Approach to the Position

By Katy Rogers Stacia Gorgone was recently appointed as the Animal Control Officer (ACO) in the City of Everett, and this week she said she is really enjoying her new job. Gorgone has been well known in the community for her involvement in animal welfare, particularly rescuing and re-homing dogs that otherwise would not...

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Pac-Man Fever:Everett’s Bit Fest Catching On,Expanding

April 21, 2016
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Pac-Man Fever:Everett’s Bit Fest Catching On,Expanding

By Seth Daniel If the Space Invaders have gotten the evil upper hand in one’s life, then it’s time to get back in the game and meet three guys based in Everett who bring old video games back to life. Video games have long been big business, but restoring old video games is not...

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Everett Real Estate Market Highlighted in Globe Magazine

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Concord and Cambridge, Everett was picked by Boston Globe Magazine last week as one of the top real estate markets in all of the region. The piece ran in the Globe Magazine on April 14 and highlighted 10 Boston-area communities where the home markets...

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Trial of Former Property Owners brings Witnesses from MGC, Wynn

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel With all the drama and intrigue of what has been typical of the state’s foray into casino gaming, the federal trial of three alleged former property owners of the Wynn Boston Harbor site has played out over the last week with numerous twists and turns – and some heated testimony between...

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City Approves Race Route for FSI 5K Race

April 21, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Under a compromise agreement reached between members of the Mayor’s administration and FSI Foundation for Autism Inc. last week, the planned 5K fundraiser and awareness run will be allowed to use Broadway, as was originally proposed by the non-profit FSI Foundation board. The two sides met last Wednesday, April 20,...

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Police Briefs 04-20-2016

April 21, 2016
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Monday, 3/14 Sean King, 41, 784 Mass Ave., Boston, was arrested for assault and battery and on a warrant. Javier Ortiz, 22, 9 Irving St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, 3/15 Sean Corliss, 42, 72 Englewood Ave., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery on elderly or disabled person, assault with a...

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From the Mayors Office

April 21, 2016
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APRIL CHESS TOURNAMENT The Parlin Library will hold its 21st Annual Scholastic Chess Tournament on Saturday, April 30 at 9:30 AM to 2 P.M. Players up to 18 years old are invited to compete in four age categories. After a day of competition trophies will be awarded to winners in each group. Please arrive...

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Letters to the Editor

April 21, 2016
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400 dedicated volunteers In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 10 – April 16, 2016, we would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank and celebrate the 400 volunteers whose steadfast dedication and commitment enable Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, to fulfill its mission: to enrich the...

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Obituaries 04-20-2016

April 21, 2016
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Frank Dasaro Retired US Customs Service agent Frank C. Dasaro of Spring Hill, Florida, formerly of Everett, passed away on Saturday, April 9 surrounded by his loving family. He was 59 years old. Frank graduated from Pope John High School, Everett in 1974 and continued his formal education at Northeastern University in Boston, attaining...

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PTO Paint Night

April 14, 2016
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PTO Paint Night

Taylor Leo finishes her “beachy” sky with a sunset in the distance during the Everett PTO Paint Night at Everett High School on Thursday night, April 7. The event raises money towards scholarships given out each year by the PTO.

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Have Feet,Will Travel:Everett Man Specializes in Walking Where Most Would Only Drive

April 14, 2016
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Have Feet,Will Travel:Everett Man Specializes in Walking Where Most Would Only Drive

By Seth Daniel When it comes to putting one foot in front of the other, Everett’s Robert Ragucci has decades of experience. The Bellingham Avenue, life-long Everett resident has specialized quietly in long distance walks. Whether it’s a brisk walk to Cooledge Corner in the snow, a spring jaunt to Piers Park in East...

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New Boutique Hotel Coming to Parkway:City Celebrates with Start of Construction

April 14, 2016
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New Boutique Hotel Coming to Parkway:City Celebrates with Start of Construction

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Wynn Casino and Resort complex may be delayed by an appeal of state permits, but elsewhere in Everett progress continues toward the eventual construction and opening of that new attraction. On Monday, April 11 at 11 a.m. Mayor Carlo DeMaria gathered with other top elected officials, including Congressman Michael...

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Debate Over Election Commission Continues to Next Meeting

April 14, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council continued to wrestle with a proposal put forth by City Clerk Michael Matarazzo, to establish an Election Commission to replace the existing Board of Registrar of Voters and take over the management of elections for the City Clerk’s office. The main sticking point for some councilors...

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Senator DiDomenico Elected National Delegate for Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2016
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Senator Sal DiDomenico was elected as a National Delegate for Hillary Clinton this past weekend at the 7th Congressional Caucus held at Boston University. DiDomenico will be attending the Democratic National Convention, which will be held in Philadelphia in July. More than 100 supporters traveled to Boston University to support DiDomenico and the Team Walsh slate...

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From The Mayor’s Office

April 14, 2016
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CITY OF EVERETT RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING DeMaria’s administration continues to be recognized as a leading community Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently announce that the City’s comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015 qualified for a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting....

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An Important Lifeline

April 14, 2016
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Last week five local organizations were honored with $20,000 Federal Community Block Grants each. The agencies include: Mystic Valley Elder Services Everett Adult Learning Center Bread of Life Housing Families Rediscovery at JRI. The names of the organizations that received the grants show how these groups touch the lives of our residents from the...

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We are in a Transportation Crisis

April 14, 2016
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Those who grew-up in this area 40 years ago can remember how traffic always had a certain pattern or flow.  Rush-hour always would last about two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening.  Otherwise, one could travel at a reasonable rate of speed during the day. Today, those metrics to measure...

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Sports 04-13-2016

April 14, 2016
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EHS Roundup Hennessey tosses complete game in 8-3 EHS victory Sophomore Jason Hennessey earned his first “W” for the Everett High baseball team with a complete-game effort in an 8-3 victory at Methuen Monday afternoon. Hennessey allowed just seven hits over the seven-inning route, fanning three and walking only one. “Jason was superb for...

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