Obituaries 03-02-2016

March 4, 2016
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Janet Martignetti Cherished Martignetti family matriach Janet T. (McMahon) Martignetti of Everett entered into rest on February 25 in the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was 92 years old. Born in and a lifelong Everett resident, Janet was the enormously loved and cherished matriarch of the Martignetti family. The daughter of the late Christina (Tanish)...

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Wynn Job Fair

February 26, 2016
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Wynn Job Fair

Ricky Malreni spoke with Brian McPherson of Suffolk Construction at the Wynn Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Everett High School. An estimated 700 people attended the fair in the morning hours to learn of jobs and vendor opportunities. Both Wynn officials and City officials were very encouraged by the large turnout.

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Martin-Long Recognized for Her Volunteerism:Lifelong Resident Presented with City Council Citation

February 26, 2016
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Martin-Long Recognized for Her Volunteerism:Lifelong Resident Presented with City Council Citation

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. With family, friends and well-wishers looking on, Dorothy Martin-Long, a well known and Monday night for her years of volunteerism and community activism. “That’s what Everett people do,” said Martin-Long, after being presented with her citation. “We reach out and we help. . . volunteering is very important.” City Councilor...

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Wynn,Curtatone Continue to Battle Over Appeals Process

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Everett organization put on the full court press against Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone this week – saying Somerville’s Assembly Row development will generate 200 percent more traffic than the casino and construction delays caused by Somerville’s appeal (filed Feb. 12 with the state) would cost businesses $55 million a...

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McDonald’s Will Rebuild to Accommodate Wynn Service Road

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Hold that Big Mac, Ronald McDonald hasn’t got his ticket out of town just yet. Wynn Everett officials announced to the Planning Board on Monday night that the McDonald’s on Lower Broadway will not relocate to accommodate the new Wynn service road, but would rather rebuild right next door. The McDonald’s...

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Council Approves Additional Funding for Wall Repair

February 26, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council on Monday night approved a request to transfer $130,000 from the city’s free cash, also known as Budgetary Fund Balance, to supplement a line item established to make repairs to the Mount Washington Street wall. The city owned wall has been in need of repair for...

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Didomenico Secures $1Million To Address Student Influx at EPS

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For the second time, the Everett Public Schools (EPS) were the beneficiary of $1 million in extra funding to help with expanding enrollments. Sen. Sal DiDomenico reported late last week that $1 million in extra funding for the EPS has been delivered. It is the second time he said he has...

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Everett Voters Set to Participate in Massachusetts Presidential Primary March 1

February 26, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Everett voters will head to the polls Tuesday, March 1 for the Massachusetts Presidential Primary. Massachusetts joins 11 other states that hold primaries on Super Tuesday. Everett City Clerk Michael Matarazzo said there have been a high number of phone voter registrations for the primary. There are more than 19,000 registered...

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Police Briefs 02-24-2016

February 26, 2016
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Monday, 2/1/16 Michael Hendrickson, 35, 14 Mayflower Rd., Hull, was arrested on two warrants. Tuesday, 2/2/16 Juan Cruz-Baez, 25, 126 Oxford St., Lynn, was arrested for manufacturing, dispensing and distributing a Class A drug; with trafficking in heroin; with illegal possession of a Class B substance, with two counts of unlawful possession of a...

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Isn’t It Time That We Put Kids First

February 26, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico Massachusetts has long been a leader in education, public health, and innovation. However, when it comes to ensuring that all our children have a chance to succeed, we still have much work to do. To start with, it’s time that Massachusetts gets serious about guaranteeing that every child has a...

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Black History Month Reflections:Race and Health

February 26, 2016
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Race, despite being 300 years removed from emancipation, despite being 50 years removed from the Civil Rights era, despite being 7 years into the presidency of our first president with black heritage, continues to be a defining feature of life in America. From a physician’s perspective, a saddening fact is that race also defines...

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Letter to the Editor

February 26, 2016
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I am a candidate for Democratic State Committeeman My name is Brian Corr, and I am a candidate for Democratic State Committeeman in the Middlesex & Suffolk District. My name will be on the Democratic primary ballot on Tuesday, March 1, and I respectfully ask for your vote. In 2012, I was selected to...

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Everyone Can — and Should — Vote Tuesday

February 26, 2016
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Other than for anyone who has been living under the proverbial rock for the past few months, it is fair to say that the 2016 Presidential primary election campaign has drawn the most controversy and the most attention in our nation’s history. There are many reasons for this, chief among them being the candidacies...

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Sports 02-24-2016

February 26, 2016
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Pope John high school Boys Basketball Photos & Story by Marianne Salza While the rest of the neighborhood is quiet during an evening snowfall, the Pope John XXIII High School (PJHS) boys basketball team is vigorously practicing in the gym during its February vacation. This dedicated group of students, which trains for several hours...

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Obituaries 02-24-2016

February 26, 2016
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Barbara Ramsey Devoted to family and friends Barbara A. (Boczkowski) Ramsey of Everett passed away after bravely battling a rare form of ovarian cancer. She left this earth on Friday, February 19 at the Shrewsbury Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family at the age of 79. Barbara was born in Chelsea and graduated...

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Got It

February 18, 2016
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Got It

WORLD AT HIS FINGERTIPS:   Jonathan Noel stretches for a rebound against Malden Catholic’s Jonah St. Clair (34) and Chris MacDonald. Pope John boys’ basketball has been on a tear, winning 10 straight until running into Malden Catholic last Wednesday, Feb. 10, and losing a heartbreaker, 67-65.

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Citywide Science Fair

February 18, 2016
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Citywide Science Fair

Keverian School students Ben Pezo and Karlly Wildherson show the results of their project examining how plans grow under artificial light. The plant in hand grew very well under the artificial lighting, they said, provided it was well taken care of. The exhibit was just one of hundreds of exhibits last Thursday in the Parlin School...

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EHS Alumni Hockey

February 18, 2016
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EHS Alumni Hockey

Pat Feeney, Everett High Class of 2001, wraps his stick in tape in preparation for the annual Alumni Hockey Game on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Allied Veterans Rink. Former EHS hockey players of all ages returned for the fun-filled game.

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Wynn,City Unveil details of Wang Theatre Partnership for Everett Youth

February 18, 2016
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Wynn,City Unveil details of Wang Theatre Partnership for Everett Youth

By Katy Rogers and Seth Daniel In the world of show businesses and the performing arts, it’s all about one finding an open door and, then, dashing through it when the opportunity is there. Such an opportunity for Everett teens is opening up for the first time ever this year with the Wang Theatre’s...

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Opportunities are the Science of Success for EHS Junior

February 18, 2016
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Opportunities are the Science of Success for EHS Junior

By Seth Daniel ‘Nova’ was a good teacher for Everett High junior Obed Posada when he arrived at an early age from El Salvador. When the 17-year-old young man came to the Everett at the age of six to join his father – who had lived in the United States for many years –...

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Everett PACE and New Partner Sky Zone Everett Encourage Family Game Time

February 18, 2016
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Everett PACE and New Partner Sky Zone Everett Encourage Family Game Time

The Parents Action Committee of Everett (PACE) continues to collaborate with local businesses to reach Everett parents and offer innovative tools and resources to start conversations with their children about making good choices and avoiding risky behaviors. Through the Power of 6, a self-directed campaign created by PACE, families can participate in six easy activities...

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Another Lawsuit for Wynn Everett Casino

February 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Everett casino has found another mayor with a bone to pick regarding the $1.7 billion resort casino project – that being Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone. Just weeks after making peace with Boston and its mayor, Martin Walsh, Curtatone and his City filed a request for a hearing to challenge...

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City of Everett Receives $26,169 Community Safety Initiative Grant

February 18, 2016
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The City of Everett and Everett Police Department, as a member of the Metro Mayors Community Safety Initiative (CSI), has received a $26,169 Shannon Grant award from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). The Shannon CSI Grant Program incorporates the key elements of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention...

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Sports 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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EHS Roundup Girls basketball team wins in final seconds to improve to 13-3 Nyomi Dottin scored the game-winning basket with 10 seconds to play to give the Everett High girls basketball team a dramatic 59-58 victory over Haverhill Monday evening. The contest had been a nip-and-tuck affair all the way, with Haverhill narrowly  leading...

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