DeMaria Sets Ambitious Agenda

January 10, 2018
By

Mayor Carlo DeMaria has outlined an ambitious agenda of projects to be done in the next four years and beyond.  We congratulate the mayor on taking the initiative to try cutting-edge solutions to many lifestyle problems that plague Everett and other cities and towns like affordable housing and traffic congestion. DeMaria has already started...

Read more »

Sports 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
By

EHS Roundup EHS track teams compete vs. Beverly The Everett High boys and girls indoor track teams took on Beverly last week. On the boys’ side, a number of Crimson Tide turned in fine performances with three Everett competitors winning their respective events. Charles Alcindor won the hurdles in a time of 7.9; Harchdy...

Read more »

Obituaries 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
By

Joseph ‘Papa’ Tumbiolo Global Fish of Boston retiree Joseph W. “Papa” Tumbiolo of Everett, formerly of the North End, died on January 8. Joe was a retired long time employee of Global Fish of Boston. The beloved husband of the late Mary (DeAngelis – Firicano), he was the father of Gia Firicano of Arizona...

Read more »

Going to the Net

January 6, 2018
By
Going to the Net

ALL BY HIMSELF: Isaiah Likely easily drops in a pair of his game-high 28 points against Brighton High during the Crimson Tide’s riveting 76-71 defeat Thursday morning, Dec. 28, in the Slades Bar and Grill Holiday Classic hosted by the Boston Amateur Basketball Club at Cathedral High School in Boston.The loss was the Tide’s...

Read more »

DeMaria Calls for New Stadium on Malden River, New Transportation Network in Inaugural Address

January 6, 2018
By
DeMaria Calls for New Stadium on Malden River, New Transportation Network in Inaugural Address

By Seth Daniel Mayor Carlo DeMaria celebrated the 125th year with a bang on Tuesday night, Jan. 2, in his Inaugural Address at Everett High School by announcing – somewhat surprisingly – that the City plans to move the Stadium on the Parkway to the new Seven Acre Park on the old GE site....

Read more »

Cardello,Patterson vie for Commitments in School Comm Race

January 6, 2018
By

By Seth Daniel Two energetic candidates have been gathering commitments over the holidays for the open School Committee seat ahead of what looks to be quite showdown at the Jan. 8 vote. Former Council President Anthony DiPierro said in late December that a meeting has been called for Jan. 8 in a joint session...

Read more »

City Council Holds Final Meeting of 2017

January 6, 2018
By

The Everett City Council held its final meeting of the 2017 legislative session on December 26, 2017 – bidding farewell to Councilor Cynthia Sarnie and celebrating the leadership of outgoing Council President Anthony DiPierro. The meeting began with a presentation to outgoing President DiPierro, led by Councilor John F. Hanlon and City Clerk Sergio...

Read more »

Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Inaugural Address

January 6, 2018
By

Mayor Carlo DeMaria delivered the following inaugural speech on Tuesday night at the Everett High School. Good Evening and Thank You Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Clergy, Family, Friends, and invited guests. Thank you for being here tonight. I want to start off by recognizing our special guest Governor Charlie Baker, who I...

Read more »

Armchair Travel Program at Library

January 6, 2018
By

Christmas is over and credit card bills are due. The darkness and cold of winter are upon us and you’d just like to get away. Let us help. Come to the Shute Memorial Library on Monday, January 22nd at 7:00 pm. We will whisk you to the exotic country of Morocco. Wanderlust Travel will...

Read more »

First Forum on Everett Square Revitalization to be Jan 24

January 6, 2018
By

By Seth Daniel City leaders and a new consultant are preparing to begin meetings this month to try to take the new vision for Everett Square one step closer to reality. BSC Group, Inc., a Boston-based land use firm, will being the revitalization plan meetings on Weds., Jan. 24, in the Connolly Center at...

Read more »

Police Briefs 01-03-2018

January 6, 2018
By

Wednesday, 11/22 Dieusait Benoit, 22, 31 Waters Ave., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime, criminal harassment.   Friday, 11/24 Jose Barillas Sierra, 19, 101 Chelsea St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Vincent Lambert, 31, Homeless, was arrested for shoplifting.   Saturday, 11/25 Joseph Jean, 24, 64 Summer St., Medway, MA. Was arrested...

Read more »

Americans Hate Waiting, So Theyll Despise Single Payer

January 6, 2018
By

By Sally C. Pipes What makes for an awful trip to the doctor? Waiting. Earlier this year, doctor-rating website Zocdoc found that long waits or appointment delays were the primary motivators of negative marks from patients. Given this aversion to waiting, it’s shocking that Americans are coming around to government-run, single-payer health care. Waiting...

Read more »

Congratulations to Our Elected City Officials

January 6, 2018
By

We offer our congratulations to our city officials who were sworn into office this past week. Public service is not easy these days. In an era of limited resources, it seems that our elected officials find themselves saying “No” more often than not. And given the cutbacks in funding for state and local government...

Read more »

Sports 01-03-2018

January 6, 2018
By

Everett falls to Brighton in Holiday Classic In a showdown of two high school basketball powerhouses, the Brighton High Bengals prevailed 76-71 over the Everett Crimson Tide in the second round of the Slades Bar and Grill Holiday Classic hosted by the Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) Thursday morning, Dec. 28, at Cathedral High...

Read more »

Obituaries 01-03-2018

January 6, 2018
By

Beatrice (Bea) Glass Retired Everett School educator and administrator Beatrice (Bea) Glass of Peabody, formerly of Everett and Osterville, died peacefully on Thursday at Brooksby Village.  She was 93 years old. The daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Kaufman) Glass, she was the loving (younger!) sister, more than an aunt, devoted friend, accomplished...

Read more »

Cardello, Patterson vying for commitments in School Committee race

December 28, 2017
By

Two energetic candidates are gathering commitments over the holidays for the open School Committee seat ahead of what looks to be quite showdown at the Jan. 8 vote. Council President Anthony DiPierro said a meeting has been called for Jan. 8 in a joint session of the City Council and School Committee, a meeting...

Read more »

Top Stories of 2017:Wynn Boston Harbor, Crimson Tide’s Final Super Bowl with Coach DiBiaso Highlight the Year

December 28, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel There was no shortage of news in Everett this year as the City continued to work well together and propel itself to greater heights in status, development and public education. This year’s news was certainly dominated once again by the Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino, but it wasn’t about licenses or...

Read more »

Housing Program Helps Families Survive Crisis Without Turning to Shelters

December 28, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel The Metro Housing Boston organization reported this month that their transition assistance program for families in crisis helped 32 families in Everett with a total expenditure of $93,072 expended.   The Rental Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program provides families with a small amount of cash assistance and provides an...

Read more »

Police Briefs 12-27-2017

December 28, 2017
By

Saturday, 11/18   Maylin Bustamante, 43, 28 Carter St., Everett, was arrested for receiving stolen property.   Monday, 11/20   Edwin Martinez, 29, 109 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, operating motor vehicle unregistered, uninsured motor vehicle and improper operation of motor vehicle.   Tuesday, 11/21   Santa Venencia...

Read more »

Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

December 28, 2017
By

The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2018.   The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year that has passed and as to the year to come.   In the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson:     Ring out...

Read more »

Sports 12-27-2017

December 28, 2017
By

EHS boys track defeats Gloucester The Everett High boys indoor track & field team cruised to a 46-26 victory over Gloucester last week in a meet held at the Swampscott field house. The Crimson Tide’s winning effort was led by a sweep from the shot put trio of Josue Quijada (39′-10″), Mario Sheard (39′-6″),...

Read more »

Obituaries 12-27-2017

December 28, 2017
By

Charles WiIliam Crafts 5/2/1941-12/9/2017 Charlie wanted people to know that he died surrounded by loving family and friends in his bucolic estate in Syracuse, NY.  We will gather to remember him with stories and laughter on Saturday, January 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Saugus/Everett Elks, 401 Main St., Saugus, MA. He will...

Read more »

Toy Shopping Spree

December 22, 2017
By
Toy Shopping Spree

Nancy Napolitano scanned the Target toy aisle for toys to add to the DiDomenico Foundation collection during the annual Dec. 8 toy shopping spree, which helps to support the toy distribution efforts. This year, more than 2,000 children were helped by the combined DiDomenico Foundation and Mass Badge efforts.

Read more »

Public Menorah Lighting at Werhner Park

December 22, 2017
By
Public Menorah Lighting at Werhner Park

Rabbi Sruli Baron and Mayor Carlo DeMaria stood before a large Menorah displayed at Werhner Park on Monday, Dec. 18, to commemorate Hanukkah. Rabbi Baron gave a brief history on the origins of Hanukkah and the symbolism of the Menorah. It was the first time in many years that a public Menorah lighting has...

Read more »