Obituaries 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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John Doramajian Self Employed Cobbler John Doramajian passed away April 13 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Chelsea. He was 88 years old. A lifelong resident of Chelsea, John was born and raised in the city and was the son of the late Kirkor and Rose Doramajian. He enlisted in the US Navy...

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Kick Butts Day

April 9, 2014
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Kick Butts Day

Jamie Lederer of the Cambridge Health Alliance, Jonathan Driscoll, Lula Abdullahi, Gueshnael Menard, and Julie Ann Whitson (EHS Health Teacher and TEASA Advisor).

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Mayor DeMaria Honors Superior Police and Fire Officers

April 9, 2014
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Mayor DeMaria Honors Superior Police and Fire Officers

This past Monday, April 7th, Mayor Carlo DeMaria held a luncheon at the EHS Cafe for the Superior Officers of the Everett Fire and Police Departments to show his appreciation for the sacrifice and dedication they display each and everyday. The Mayor expressed how proud and grateful he is not only as Mayor, but...

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EHS Crimson Bolt Team Headed to National Competition: TEN80 STEM Team Has Students Applying Lessons to Racing Challenge

April 9, 2014
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EHS Crimson Bolt Team Headed to National Competition: TEN80 STEM Team Has Students Applying Lessons to Racing Challenge

A group of students and teachers from Everett High School will be heading to North Carolina next month, May 15 to May 17, to take part in the TEN80 STEM team NASCAR Racing Challenge, which has some of Everett’s high school kids building and racing model NASCAR cars, in an effort to apply what...

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FY 2015 School Budget Hearing Set for April 22: School Committee to Consider $85.3 Million Budget Request

April 9, 2014
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The Everett School Committee voted Monday evening to schedule its public hearing on the Preliminary Fiscal Year 2015 School Budget, for Tuesday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the Everett High School library. The Finance Subcommittee has recommended a preliminary budget figure of roughly $85.32 million for next fiscal year and increase of about...

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Foundation Windfall!: School Department Announces $1 Million in Extra State Funding

April 9, 2014
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State Senator Salvatore DiDomenico was on hand at Monday night’s School Committee meeting, as Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Foresteire announced to the School Committee that the Everett public schools will be receiving an extra $1 million in Foundation Reserve funding for the current school year, due to a year over year increase in...

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Everett Teens Help Tobacco Prevention Efforts Across the Commonwealth

April 9, 2014
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Four Everett High School (EHS) students participated in the annual Kick Butts Day at the State House as part of a national effort in which youth advocate for stronger policies and restrictions on tobacco. Jonathan Driscoll, Lula Abdullahi, Gueshnael Menard, and Maryan Abo, all members of Teens in Everett Against Substance Abuse (TEASA), joined...

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Warning to Reisdents from Water Department

April 9, 2014
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A notice to residents that they may receive letters from a private company called “American Water Resources” stating “Important Information Regarding You Water Service Line.” Mayor DeMaria and the Water Department would like to inform residents that this is NOT a letter from the City of Everett.  The letter is a solicitation for homeowners...

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EHS Baseball Team to Open Season Friday

April 9, 2014
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With their scheduled season-opener with Marblehead canceled this past Monday because Glendale Park is not in playable condition, the Everett High baseball team will set its sails for Saugus on Friday to get their 2014 campaign underway. “We’re eager to get going,” said EHS head coach Joe Lento. “We want to put the bad...

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Obituaries 04-09-2014

April 9, 2014
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Donald Stuart Of Everett Donald A. Stuart of Everett passed away at home on April 3. He was 78 years old. A US Army veteran, he was born in Medford  and was the beloved husband for 55 years of Ann (Sears) Stuart; loving father of Donald G. Stuart and his wife, Diane of Derry,...

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Mayor DeMaria Speaks at Gaming Commission Public Input Meeting

April 2, 2014
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Mayor DeMaria Speaks at Gaming Commission Public Input Meeting

This past Wednesday, Mayor Carlo DeMaria had the pleasure of being the first to speak at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Public Input Meeting. Once again, Mayor DeMaria and the City of Everett showed that Wynn is the best bet for Everett and for Massachusetts. In keeping with the Commission’s effort to ensure a fair,...

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Council on Aging Holds Successful Senior Health Fair

April 2, 2014
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Council on Aging Holds Successful Senior Health Fair

Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging recently hosted over 300 seniors at its annual Health Fair at The Connolly Center this past Wednesday. Over 50 organizations participated this year including; The Everett Health Department, Whole Foods, The FDA, Mystic Valley Elder Services, The Mass Commission for the Blind, and many more. Attendees had the...

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She’s Got Real Talent: Montserrat’s Katy Rogers Prepares for Her First Art Gallery Exhibit

April 2, 2014
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She’s Got Real Talent: Montserrat’s Katy Rogers Prepares for Her First Art Gallery Exhibit

Katy Rogers has known she wanted to be an artist since her tenth grade year at Everett High School. “I was always interested in art and I liked to create things but I didn’t really take any formal art classes until my sophomore year in high school,” said Rogers. Rogers, a 2010 Everett High...

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Everett Girl Earns First Place at First Ironstone Show

April 2, 2014
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Everett Girl Earns First Place at First Ironstone Show

Mila Agnetta, of Everett, a second-year rider at Ironstone Farm in Andover, competed in her first horse show on Sunday, March 23, taking home a first place ribbon in the trail course event. Mila attends fourth grade at the Madeline English School in Everett. Mila was one of 21 riders who competed during the...

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Police Briefs 04-02-2014

April 2, 2014
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Monday, March 3 Jerome Cohen, 24, 261 Hebron St., Mattapan, was arrested with four default warrants. Shannon Donnelly, 24, 9 Belmont St., Everett, was arrested for an warrant. Tuesday, March 4 Daniel McTigue, 38, 11 Nichols St., Everett, was arrested for a Suffolk Superior Court default warrant. Jonathan Nyawo, 25, 563 Poplar St., Roslindale,...

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EHS Baseball Team Opens Season Monday

April 2, 2014
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The Everett High baseball team is scheduled to open its 2014 season Monday afternoon when the Crimson Tide host Marblehead at Glendale Park. Despite the bad weather, which has kept the Everett diamondmen inside, EHS head coach Joe Lento reports that things have been going as well as could be expected for his squad. “Obviously we’d like...

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Obituaries 04-02-2014

April 2, 2014
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Catherine Haley Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Catherine (Poskis) Haley of New Hampshire, a former longtime resident of Everett, died on March 28 at Laurel Center in Bedford, NH. She was 96 years old. Born in South Boston and a retired assembler in electronics who worked for Stryco Electronics, Raytheon and Orion Research,...

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EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

March 28, 2014
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EPD K9 Training Facility to Open in Old Everett High School

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Chief Steven Mazzie are pleased to report that the City is renovating and restoring the machine shop area of the old Everett High School into a training facility for Everett K9 teams.  The facility will also be utilized by several other surrounding towns and cities’ K9 departments. The new facility...

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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

March 28, 2014
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Senator Sal DiDomenico Endorses Grossman for Governor

State Senator Sal DiDomenico officially endorsed Treasurer Steve Grossman’s candidacy for governor today at an event at the Webster School in Everett highlighting Grossman’s educational platform and commitment to universal pre-k. “I’m supporting Steve Grossman for Governor because I know when elected, Steve will work to make universal Pre-K not just a dream, but...

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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

March 28, 2014
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Service to His Country: EHS Graduate Derek Bankus Enlists in U.S. Marine Corps

Derek S. Bankus says the United States of America has the finest military in the world. Bankus, a 2013 graduate of Everett High School, has been accepted for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. He has begun strength and conditioning workouts in preparation for his entry in to the Marines’ basic training (boot...

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Planning Board to Review Medical Marijuana Zoning: Will Make Recommendation to City Council for Passage

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council sent a new Medical Marijuana zoning by-law to the Planning Board Monday night which, if adopted, will establish where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities could locate in the city. Ever since the state’s medical marijuana law was passed by voters in November 2012, municipal bodies around the state have...

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City Council Establishes New Six-percent Hotel Tax

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday night to accept the recommendation of its subcommittee on Community and Business Development and adopt a six-percent room occupancy excise, or hotel tax, on all hotel and lodging rooms in the city. City Councilor Stephen Simonelli was curiously the only member of the Council who did not...

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So, This Is Spring?

March 28, 2014
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Although the calendar told us that spring officially arrived last Thursday, Mother Nature, as usual, has decided on her own time frame for when she will allow spring to be sprung. As we are writing this editorial at the beginning of the week, the weatherman is telling us that temperatures will remain below freezing all day for the next two days...

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Spring Cleaning Time

March 28, 2014
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Clean up, clean up, Everybody everywhere Clean, clean up, Everybody do your share. For our readers with children, the above phrases will be recognized as coming from a song by Barney, the Purple Dinosaur.  But they are as apropos as anything else we can think of to remind our readers that springtime also means clean-up time. This is the time...

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