Girls Basketball Team Wins 3 of 4

February 5, 2014
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The Everett High girls basketball team enjoyed a successful week, winning three of its four contests. The victories boost the Lady Crimson Tide to the .500 mark at 7-7 on the season, placing Coach Tammy Turner and her crew into prime position for making a run to the state tourney, which requires a .500...

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Obituaries 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Edward Leyden, Jr. Retired Lithographer Edward F. Leyden, Jr. a 56 year resident of Everett, formerly of Revere, passed away on Sunday, February 2 after a long illness at The Villages at Willow Crossing in Mansfield, MA. He was 95 years old. Mr. Leyden was born, raised and educated in Revere and was a...

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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

January 30, 2014
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Casino Applicant Presentations Show Some Differences in Style, Substance

If the presentations last week to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) by both Greater Boston resort casino applicants were rock concerts, Mohegan Sun’s presentation could be described as a hard-driving, electrified set, while Wynn’s could be compared to an acoustic set. So different were the MGC presentations last Wednesday, Jan. 22, that – despite...

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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

January 30, 2014
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Everett Foundation for Aged Persons Donates to Human Services

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Carolyn Lightburn, Director of Human Services, would like to extend the City’s appreciation to the Everett Foundation for Aged Persons for their generous donation to the Mayor’s Office of Human Services. The foundation presented the City with an $11,000 donation. The donation will support the Office of Human Services objective...

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Council Approves $1.5 Million in Transfer Requests: Stabilization Fund and New Liability Trust Fund Bolstered

January 30, 2014
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The new Everett City Council got down to business Monday night and immediately took up a pair of $773,500 transfer requests from Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the finance department, ultimately voting to approve both. The votes moved a total of more than $1.5 million into the city’s Stabilization Fund and the recently established Other...

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Tufts University to Conduct Another Study for Everett

January 30, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to have once again secured a group of Tufts University Graduate Students from the School of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning to conduct another field study for the City. Last year at this time, graduate students from Tufts completed a...

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Thank You, Sen. Didomenico

January 30, 2014
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Everett residents’ must use the Mystic River for their water path to Boston Harbor and the Mystic Lakes.  However, if you do not have a sturdy boat, then maybe you do not want to venture onto the river. When one thinks of how important water is and then sees the deplorable condition of the...

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Police Briefs 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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Monday, Jan. 8 Jonathan Geddis, 40, of 296 Ferry ST., Everett was charged with shoplifting by asportation of merchandise. Tuesday, Jan.7 Laurence Day, 52, of 3 Baldwin Place, Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery. Keliann Karabello, 36, of 56 Jacob St., Malden, was charged with larceny of property over $250. Wednesday, Jan....

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EHS Girls Basketball Team Tops Medford

January 30, 2014
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The Everett High girls basketball team defeated Greater Boston League rival Medford Friday evening on the local court, 38-33. The Lady Crimson Tide led from the opening gate, enjoying leads of 10-5, 22-12, and 33-22 at the quarter poles. Talia Mirra played a big role in springing her team to a fast start, scoring all of...

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Obituaries 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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Carmelina De Simone Retired Seamstress Carmelina (Guarino) De Simone of Everett died on January 26 at the Wilmington Health Care Center. She was 86 years old. A retired seamstress, she was born in Mirabella, Eclano, Italy and emigrated to the United States on March 4, 1966, living in Boston for many years and then...

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Massachusetts Fire Academy Graduates

January 22, 2014
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Massachusetts Fire Academy Graduates

Some 24 graduates from nine Fire Departments – including four cadets from Everett – graduated from the Massachusetts Fire Academy in Stow on Jan. 17. The guest speaker at the graduation ceremony was Milton Fire Chief John Grant Jr. Those who will now serve on the Everett Fire Department are David Grace, Christopher Jewell,...

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10th Annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast

January 22, 2014
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10th Annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast

The Zion Church Ministries Choir delivered moving renditions of traditional hymns throughout the breakfast and concluded the ceremony with the Battle Hymn of the Republic.

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Jared Nelson Receives Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries

January 22, 2014
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Jared Nelson Receives Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries

Representatives from city government, the school department and the community’s faith-based organizations were all on hand Monday morning to congratulate Everett’s Jared Nelson for being named the recipient of the Scholarship from Zion Church Ministries and its 10th Annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast. The event, held annually at the Edward Connolly...

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Joint PTO Hears from Cyber-bullying Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Englander Makes Second Visit to Everett in past Year

January 22, 2014
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Dr. Elizabeth Englander of Bridgewater State University’s Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) visited Everett for the second time in less than a year, to address Everett parent teacher organizations in a joint, city-wide meeting that was focused on reducing the threat from technology-based bullying among Everett students. According to its website, MARC is an...

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City Collects $2.5 Million in Back Taxes

January 22, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently received a report from Counselors at Law, D’Ambrosio Brown LLP, on the status of the City’s 2013 calendar year tax title collections. In 2013, the City collected over $2.5 million in back taxes and returned more than one hundred and fifty- four (154) properties to the active tax rolls. Since...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Police Briefs 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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12/3 Jose Vaquerano, 37 of 117 Union St. Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery. 1/1 Bruce MacGregor, 53, of 94 Main St., Everett, was charged with domestic assault and battery; and threatening to commit a crime. Cecilia Spinney, 18, of 223 Elm St., Everett, was charged with a minor transporting/carrying liquor; and...

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EHS Hockey Team Raises Record to 6-4

January 22, 2014
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The Everett High hockey team pulled out a dramatic victory over Somerville this past week, scoring three goals in the final five minutes, to overcome a 2-1 deficit and skate away with a 4-2 victory. “We had been playing solidly throughout the game, but had been unable to take advantage of our chances to...

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Obituaries 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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William McCarthy Head Chef at New Bridge Cafe, Member of 5-2 Club of Chelsea William F. “Billy” McCarthy died most unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 7 after being stricken at work in the kitchen at New Bridge Cafe, Everett-Chelsea line. He was pronounced dead at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett, where he had been rushed....

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Night Shift Brewing Growing in Everett: Charlton Street Microbrewery Plans April Move to Santilli Highway

January 15, 2014
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Night Shift Brewing Growing in Everett: Charlton Street Microbrewery Plans April Move to Santilli Highway

For two years now Night Shift Brewery has operated in an industrial building on 3 Charlton Street in Everett, adjacent to the Charleston Chew condominium buildings off lower Broadway, as a popular brewery and tasting pub/tap room for small batch beer aficionados. But according to Night Shift Brewing co-founder Michael Oxton, the company’s operations...

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Marchese Chosen as First President of New City Council

January 15, 2014
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Marchese Chosen as First President of New City Council

For one night, at least, the new Everett City Council was in complete agreement as they voted unanimously on all three votes that were taken. Veteran Everett Alderman Michael Marchese was unanimously elected as the first President of the new City Council on Monday night, as the new government officially took power by electing...

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Everett School Committee Re-elects Panarese and Parker to Chair and Vice-chair Posts

January 15, 2014
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Everett School Committee Re-elects Panarese and Parker to Chair and Vice-chair Posts

The Everett School Committee began 2014 by re-electing two leaders with more than 21 combined years of service to the students of the school district and a thorough understanding of the issues that are sure to confront educational leaders in the coming year. Allen Panarese and Frank Parker, each of whom has served on...

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Performing with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra

January 15, 2014
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Performing with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra

Jennifer Riche, a 17 year-old student from Everett, will be performing the violin with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ to present a semi-staged opera – Puccini’s TOSCA. This is unique accomplishment from these talented young musicians and the performance will take place on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3pm at Sanders Theatre Harvard University. This one-time only...

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Supt. Foresteire Announces That Registration for EHS Evening School Begins

January 15, 2014
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Mr. Frederick F. Foresteire, Superintendent of Schools, announced that Evening School will begin on Monday evening, January 27, 2014. Superintendent Foresteire said you can go to Everett High School and register to learn Introduction to Computers, Introduction to MS Office and Furniture Refinishing. Students can also learn conversational Spanish or Italian or study for...

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