The City Budget

June 22, 2011
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The final city budget has been approved. It is a solid document considering the trials and tribulations Everett is facing. The Everett city budget for Fiscal Year 2012 is $145.1 million, which includes the new enterprise fund for water and sewer charges ,which amounts to more than $12 million. The budget is up more...

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The Graduation Architect

June 22, 2011
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The high school graduation, as usual, was a tremendous success. It was, as usual, highly orchestrated by the School Department. And it was, as usual, an event that touched the hearts of all the parents of the graduating seniors as well. Above all, it was a thoroughly, entirely, absolutely inclusive celebration. The dignity and...

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Football Historians Honored at EHS

June 22, 2011
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Everett High School welcomed two of its most knowledgeable and passionate football fans to the Crimson Café last week in a show of appreciation for their enduring efforts to document the rich and successful tradition of Crimson Tide football. Al Cummitto (Class of ’44) and Arnie Boardman (’66), who are both published authors were...

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Obituaries 06-22-2011

June 22, 2011
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Cheryl Peach Of Reading, formerly of Everett Cheryl A. (Stilwell) Peach of Reading, formerly of Everett, died on June 17. She was 54 years old. A longtime cafeteria manager for the Reading School Department and a member of Camp Hedding Association in Epping, NH, she was the beloved daughter of the late Jean (Cushing)...

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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

June 20, 2011
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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

The Evening News with Walter Cronkite evokes a time, the years 1967-1971, and the shift in ideals and experience through the closely observed eyes of Jack Krivitsky. He goes off to college in 1967 straddling two worlds: the upper middle class Jewish world where he’s grown up privileged on Boston’s North Shore, and is...

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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

June 16, 2011
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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Everett Students Help Raise Money for Cancer Research

June 15, 2011
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Everett Students Help Raise Money for Cancer Research

On Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 at Arlington High School, Everett students and their families walked to help raise money for the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life.” All of the girls helped in the effort to give $1,000 toward the over $107,000 that was raised at this 24 hour event. Team...

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City Budget Up by $6.2M

June 15, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s preliminary $145,265,172 budget for running Everett in 2012 moved a step closer to enactment as the Aldermen approved modest cuts amounting to $100,000 on Monday night. The budget that increased by $6,263,579 from last year’s $139,001,593 also includes cutting 11 city positions while adding city positions in other departments. City departments...

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Mayor Looks to Invest in Upgrades to Everett’s Municipal Buildings, Fire Station and City Hall

June 15, 2011
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Special to the Independent Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. will conduct an official study to invest in major renovations to City Buildings, including City Hall and the City’s two oldest Fire Station’s: Central Station and Hancock Station. DeMaria is looking to expand upon a report from 2009, conducted by RF Walsh and Associates, which explored...

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Police Briefs 06-15-2011

June 15, 2011
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Monday, June 6 Aniano Carvalho, 29, 154 Main St., Everett, was arrested for u-turn violation, operating motor vehicle unlicensed. Ali Naji, 17, 56 Mansfield St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. Kevin O’Brien, 53, 10 Wall St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, (fourth offense), leaving scene of...

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Obituaries 06-15-2011

June 15, 2011
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Sophie Giordano Everett resident Sophie (DiNuccio) Giordano, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on June 12. She was 91 years old. She was the wife of the late Carmen Giordano; mother of the late Thomas S. Giordano; dear sister of Anthony DiNuccio of Everett; daughter of the late Giacomo and Maria (DiFilippo) DiNuccio and...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2011

June 15, 2011
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Another great year has come to a close for the graduating seniors of Everett High School. The graduation of the Class of 2011 is the ultimate conclusion, a moment in time in their lives they will always remember fondly. Now the graduates enter the real world at a time when the world is changing...

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The Bruins

June 15, 2011
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This year’s Bruins have shown themselves to be a team of destiny. They will win the Stanley Cup Wednesday evening. Their commanding victory Monday night was a fait accompli for them. Now it is all about throwing away the record books, execution of plays and never letting up. If they can do those things,...

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Saluting Three EHS Graduates

June 8, 2011
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Saluting Three EHS Graduates

Special to the Independent Daniel Pinho, with a GPA of 4.70, stands as number three in rank in the Class of 2011.  Daniel is President of the National Honor Society, and also Vice President of the high school Drama Club.  In 2009 and 2010 respectively Daniel won the high school’s Best Actor award and...

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In Memory of Barbara Barber

June 8, 2011
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In Memory of Barbara Barber

A tribute to a life of service to the City of Everett On Sunday, June 5, 2011, Everett lost another advocate for the city. Barbara Barber had died and with her death many of the services she performed in Everett come to an end. For more than 30 years, Barbara faithfully served as the...

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Everett High Graduation Set for Tonight 346 Students will Receive their Diplomas

June 8, 2011
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Three hundred and forty six graduates of the Everett High School Class of 2011 will receive their diplomas at the commencement exercises tonight (Wednesday at 6 p.m.) at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. This year’s graduating class is the first to have attended the new Everett High School for all four years. The sparkling new...

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Quick Action Saves Life at Whidden

June 8, 2011
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The man was blue and not breathing. He had just taken a face plant onto the parking lot asphalt at the Whidden Hospital in Everett, and Revere’s Karam Hamadeh – a security worker at the facility – was the first and only person on the scene. It was an intense situation and the man’s...

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Thank You Distrigas

June 8, 2011
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Last week, the city received a $25,000 check from Distrigas – which, by the way, is the city’s largest taxpayer. The check was given to the city to support Mayor Carlo DiMaria’s effort to employ as many Everett kids as possible during the summer. In fact, the mayor included $50,000 in the 2012 budget...

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Congrats to EHS Graduating Seniors

June 8, 2011
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Wednesday is graduation day for seniors finishing up their careers at Everett High School. The ceremony will be held at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium beginning at 6:00 p.m. In the life and times of our children, graduating high school is one of the chief events in their lives as it marks the moment when...

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Police Briefs 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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Monday, May 30 Cheryl Gillette, 49, 103 Liberty St., Lynn, was arrested for in violation in marked lanes, failure to stop for police, reckless operation of motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and on a warrant. Brian Jones, 46, 131 Main St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery, and a warrant. Donald Robertson, 51, 114...

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EHS Baseball Team Wins, Loses in Tourney

June 8, 2011
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It is axiomatic that in any sports tournament, other than for the one team that still will be smiling when all is said and done, everybody else will end their season on a disappointing note. For the Everett High baseball team, which completed a superb 17-3 campaign and captured the first outright Greater Boston...

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Obituaries 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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Barbara Barber Longtime Everett Chamber of Commerce Administrative Assistant Barbara (Bowser) Barber of Everett died suddenly on June 5. A longtime administrative Assistant for the Everett Chamber of Commerce, she was the beloved wife of the late Gary; mother of Richard Erickson and his wife, Nicola, of Woburn, Scott Erickson and his wife, Jennifer,...

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Walls Finishes 9th in High Jump at all State

June 8, 2011
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Everett High’s Sashae Walls finished in a tie for ninth place in the high jump in Saturday’s all state meet with a leap of 5′, 0.” Sashae just missed at the 5’2″ height that she had cleared last week to tie the EHS record. “All in all, Sashae  has had a great year,” said...

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Softball Team Falls in Tourney Opener

June 8, 2011
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The Everett High softball team dropped a 6-3 decision at Bishop Fenwick in the opening round of the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional Tournament last Thursday. The Crimson Tide came in as the 11th seed in the D-1 North bracket with Fenwick seeded in the sixth spot. The Bishops grabbed a 2-0 lead after...

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