Earthquake in Virginia

August 24, 2011
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News of a near to 6.0 earthquake in Virginia and the nation’s capital rocked many of us here in Boston. Some buildings in Boston were said to be shaking from the earthquake as they did in New York City. Amazingly enough, we are in an earthquake zone. It is just that we haven’t had...

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Everett Women’s Volleyball Starts 40th Season

August 24, 2011
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The Everett Women’s Volleyball League, one of the longest running sports leagues in the history of Everett, will have registration for the upcoming 2011-2012 season, on Wednesday evening, September 7 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Recreation Center on Elm Street.  Team players must be at least 18 years old. There will be...

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Police Briefs 08-24-2011

August 24, 2011
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Monday, August 15 Louis Cafarelli, 23, Homeless, Everett, was arrested on warrants. Ever Pineda, 30, 73 Moore St., East Boston, was arrested on protective custody. Anna Reisopoulos, 37, 36 Woodlawn St., Everett, was arrested for attempting to commit a crime, unarmed robbery. Wednesday, August 17 Michael Hunt, 28, 116 Falcon St., East Boston was...

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Obituaries 08-24-2011

August 24, 2011
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Lillian Andrews State Retiree  Lillian Andrews of Everett died surrounded by her family at the Life Care Center of the North Shore in Lynn on August 19. She was 88 years old. Born in Everett, she has been retired for 20 years from the Division of Employment Security for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She...

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Reach the Beach Becomes Christian Music Festival

August 17, 2011
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Reach the Beach Becomes Christian Music Festival

More than 1,000 people are expected at the annual Reach the Beach Christian music festival this weekend, an event put on annually by the Revere Central Congregation Church. Organizers Joe DeSantis and Tom Coots said that the event started on Monday and continued throughout the week with refreshments and Christian outreach to those walking...

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Mayor Welcomes Everett Resident and US Marine LCPL. Andrew Salerno to City Hall

August 17, 2011
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Mayor Welcomes Everett Resident and US Marine LCPL. Andrew Salerno to City Hall

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. proudly welcomed Everett resident, U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Andrew Salerno and his family to City Hall recently. Salerno recently finished a tour of duty in Afghanistan and was getting some rest and relaxation with his family. Mayor DeMaria is pictured with Salerno, Cori-Devan Bingel, Mr. James Marchant, and Salerno’s parents...

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Mayor, City to Hold Tax Bill Seminars

August 17, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is inviting all homeowners and commercial property owners to City Hall for a discussion with Pam Davis, the City Assessor and members of the Assessor’s office, to review tax bills and answer questions pertaining to the City’s quarterly bill to taxpayers. Two seminar sessions are available: Monday, August 29: 5:00...

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Thank You Mr.smith

August 17, 2011
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Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith has done the right thing by choosing to devote all his time on the state representative position that he holds instead of running again for a position on the Everett School Committee. We applaud his action in doing so. It is indeed a victory for the people. We believe it is...

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And Speaking of the Schools

August 17, 2011
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It is still a bit early in August to seriously be talking about going back to school and we are sensitive about that. Just the same, the school committee and the school administration led by Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire are right now in a day-to-day battle to create the environment necessary to accommodate...

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Police Briefs 08-17-2011

August 17, 2011
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Monday, August 8 Jessica Payton, 26, 12 Algonquin Tr., Plymouth, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, August 9 Steven DiChiara, 44, Homeless, Bangor,  ME., was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime, malicious destruction of property over $250, violation of protective order. Jared Hiltz, 19, 17 County Rd., Everett, was arrested on default warrants and...

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Obituaries 08-17-2011

August 17, 2011
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William Clarke Jr. Former Middlesex Bank (Bank of America) Regional Vice president William J. Clarke, Jr. died in Florida at the age of 83. A US Army veteran and a former Everett resident, until recently he spent his summers in Falmouth. He graduated from Everett High School and Boston College and was the former...

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Everett Little League Honors Vitukevich: ELL President Receives Lifetime Dedication Award

August 10, 2011
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Everett Little League Honors Vitukevich: ELL President Receives Lifetime Dedication Award

His initials are “MV” but to Everett Little League officials, coaches, and players you can certainly add the ‘P’ because if ever there were an MVP (Most Valuable President), in this city’s youth baseball history, it’s Michael Vitukevich. The league honored Vitukevich, ELL president for the past eight years, with its Lifetime Dedication Award...

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Police Briefs 08-10-2011

August 10, 2011
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Thru: 08/07/11 Sunday, July 31 Desta Meresa, 23, 80 Rich St., Malden, was arrested for shoplifting, resisting arrest. Monday, August 1 Patricia Geary, 27, 189 F. St., South Boston, was arrested on a warrant. Kenneth Melanson Jr., 37, 54 Stone St., Saugus, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended license, failure to stop...

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Obituaries 08-10-2011

August 10, 2011
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Joseph Tenaglia Everett resident Joseph Tenaglia of Everett died on August 7. A retired Federal Postal Worker and World War II veteran, he was the beloved son of the late Frank and Elsie (DiFelice) Tenaglia; loving brother of the late Anthony, James and Alexander Santilli, Lena DeFinis and Ida Sciarappa; cherished uncle of Ann...

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The Main Ballot Question

August 10, 2011
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The November election ballot is all set and certified. Now it is time for all the candidates seeking re-election or seeking election for the first time to get to work and to send out their message to the voters. It is a citywide election and much is at stake. But nowhere are the stakes...

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Everett Native Nick Laraia Competes in The USA Paratriathlon National Championships

August 3, 2011
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Everett Native Nick Laraia Competes in The USA Paratriathlon National Championships

If all goes well this weekend, Everett native Nick Laraia might have punched his ticket to compete in the triathlon in Beijing – and all with only one foot on the ground. Well, it’s not exactly how it sounds, but Laraia, an amputee, will be competing this Sunday in the Accenture USA Paratriathlon National...

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Formula for Success: Everett Resident Begins Career as Lab Technician

August 3, 2011
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Formula for Success: Everett Resident Begins Career as Lab Technician

Everett resident Le Dena Pilet received her graduation certificate from the YMCA Training Inc. program during an impressive graduation luncheon and ceremony held on July 29 at the Omni Parker House. YMCA Training Inc. provides access to employment that offers family-supporting wages and benefits to unemployed and underemployed adults. The program, part of the...

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Candidates Set for November Election

August 3, 2011
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The following list has the names of all those who have been certified for their names to appear on the ballot for the coming citywide elections. Topping the list is Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., who is being challenged by Councilor Peter Napolitano. Some of the big surprises are that Wayne Matewsky is marking his...

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Police Briefs 08-03-2011

August 3, 2011
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Monday, July 25 Paulo Santos, 39, 167 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Tuesday, July 26 Adam Seward, 33, 13 Porter St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Wednesday, July 27 Andrew Brant, 18, 111 Boylston St., Malden, was arrested for a minor transporting liquor. Wayne Clements, 49, Homeless, was arrested...

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Regarding Our National Government and Our Fragile Financial Lives

August 3, 2011
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There is a very real and compelling connection between our financial lives as individuals and families and that of the national government. In the modern age, we individuals are only as strong as our national government. If the national government is weak, we are weak. If it is in debt and nearly broke –...

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Ashlyn Tuton Receives Her Orange Belt in Karate

August 3, 2011
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Five-year-old Ashlyn Tuton is off to a great start in Karate. Seven months after beginning her training under the direction of Sensei Bill Powers, Ashlyn has received her Orange Belt. She received her Yellow Belt at the three-month mark in her training. “Ashlyn fulfilled all of the adult requirements by herself and is moving...

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Obituaries 08-03-2011

August 3, 2011
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Angela Cardello Everett resident Angela “Angie” (Novello) Cardello of Everett died on July 21. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert “Snookie”; mother of Carol Mullen and her husband, Michael of California, Patricia Murphy and her husband, Harold of Cambridge and the late Beverly Motzi. She is also survived by eight grandchildren...

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Everett Celebrates National Night Out August 2

July 27, 2011
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Everett Celebrates National Night Out August 2

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., Chief Steven A. Mazzie and Target Corporation invite all to attend Everett’s Annual National Night Out. “I always enjoy National Night Out, it’s a great way to get neighbors together, and to spread the message that Everett is a safe community not just because of the hard working men and...

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An Unexpected Twist for St. Therese Church

July 27, 2011
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The Boston Archdiocese is allowing St. Therese’s Church to remain open. It will, according to officials, remain a sacred place, which is to say, in other communities like East Boston, the Mt. Carmel Church is being sold by the archdiocese – relegated to becoming just another piece of excess real estate. In Everett, St....

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