Archive for July, 2012

Guest Op-ed Budgeting for the Future

July 16, 2012
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The City’s recently concluded budget process should serve as symbolic on many fronts.  It should signal the need for a greater understanding – by elected officials and citizens alike – as to the underlying reasons for our exploding City budget.  It should mark a turning point in the way our City Council deliberates over...
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Guest Op-ed What Type of Jobs Could Be Created at the Casino

July 16, 2012
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Since the casino debate began there has been a lot of talk about just what kind of jobs may be created by a resort-style casino at Suffolk Downs. At community meetings and on websites the opposition to a casino in East Boston has long argued that many of the jobs offered by a casino...
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Obituaries 07-11-2012

July 16, 2012
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Alfred ‘Papa’ Smith Devoted Family Man Alfred J. “Papa” Smith of Everett, formerly of Somerville, died on July 8. He was the beloved husband of the late Louise (Smith); loving father of Edith Miranda and her husband, James of Somerville, Judy DiNapoli and her husband, Richard of Everett, Charlotte Hines of Everett, Alfred and...
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Everett Kiwanis Participate in the Recent US Constitution Museum Flag Day Ceremony

July 4, 2012
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Everett Kiwanis Participate in the Recent US Constitution Museum Flag Day Ceremony

Through the help of fellow Kiwanians Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Foresteiere, Assistant Superintendent Charles Obremski and Anthony Radzikowski, owner of Nana’s Pizzeria – Kiwanis Vice President Matt Laidlaw, and Past President John Mattuchio, led a team of Kiwanis Members, Key Club and Building Club Members and a volunteer crew...
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PCC Asks, ‘What’s the Buzz About Bees?’

July 4, 2012
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PCC Asks, ‘What’s the Buzz About Bees?’

Pioneer Charter School of Science seventh graders hosted the, “What’s the Buzz About Bees?” even. This was the final project of a month-long multiple subject unit combining Science, English Language Arts, Math, and Social Studies. The entire seventh grade class dressed in yellow and black before performing in front of community members. The students...
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T Raises Fares

July 4, 2012
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The T gave its ridership a nice Fourth of July holiday greeting and thank you – a 23% fare raise. With the new fares now in effect, riders will begin feeling the higher prices for rapid transit on every ride going forward. Facing a $160 million deficit – and facing a larger one next...
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The Fourth of July Celebration

July 4, 2012
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It will be a thoughtful day for many of those celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. Virtually nothing about our lives is the way it used to be anymore. Everything about American life is vastly changed. The future looks uncertain. The past, at times, looks better and better in reflection. Yet the Fourth of...
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DiBiaso Named Agganis Football Classic MVP Everett Quarterback Leads Team to Victory

July 4, 2012
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Great to the very end, Everett High School quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso engineered a late drive that delivered the North All-Star team a 26-25 victory over the South in the 51st Annual Agganis Football Classic Friday night at Manning Field in Lynn. DiBiaso was named the game’s Most Valuable Player in the final game of...
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Police Briefs 07-03-2012

July 4, 2012
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Monday, June 18 Orlando Pascal Bastos, 50, of 143 Hancock Street was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle; leaving the scene after property damage; and misleading a police officer. Anthony King Solomon, 32, of 139 Broadway was charged with receiving, buying etc., stolen merchandise; and carrying a knife. Tuesday, June 19 Donald...
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Obituaries 07-03-2012

July 4, 2012
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Dr. Nicholas Fiumara Belmont Resident Dr. Nicholas J. Fiumara of Belmont died on June 29. He was the beloved husband of the late Sylvia C. (Ponte) Fiumara; loving father of Sylvia-Jean Bergeron and her husband, Jacques Bergeron of Watertown; brother of Nancy and Agnes Fiumara, both of Roslindale and the late Mary, Joseph and...
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