Archive for March, 2013

Matarazzo to Be Back at Work: Election Day Collapse Caused by ‘a Combination of Things’

March 13, 2013
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City Clerk Michael Matarazzo said this week from his home, that he expects to back to work shortly after collapsing on Election Day last week, and being rushed to the hospital. “Honestly, it was a combination of things,” said Matarazzo of the frightening incident. “I have high blood pressure and I’m not always diligent...
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70-year-old Everett Man Guilty for Murder of His Ex-wife

March 13, 2013
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An Everett man has been found guilty for the 2007 murder of his ex-wife,  Dorothy Philbrook, age 65, also of Everett, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone informed the public. George Philbrook, age 70, was found guilty by a Middlesex Superior Court Jury of murder, possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, and possession of...
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Mayor Submits Capital Improvement Package

March 13, 2013
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In accordance with the new City Charter, Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. officially submitted the Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal year 2014 to the City Council at a Joint Convention held on Monday, March 4th.  The City Council will officially hold a public hearing within two weeks in order to hear favorable or unfavorable responses...
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Onto the Election

March 13, 2013
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The hotly-contested Democratic primary for State Representative is over.  We congratulate Councilor Wayne Matewsky on his victory.  The race is on for the special election that is slated April 5. In addition to Matewsky, Councilor Rosa DiFlorio and School Committee member Dennis Gianatassio will also be appearing on the April ballot. We urge the...
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Congratulations Phoenix Charter Academy

March 13, 2013
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When Phoenix Charter Academy started in 2006 in the old Assumption School building on Broadway in Chelsea, there was enthusiasm, optimism, and a dream. Almost seven years later, enthusiasm and optimism are still key components, but the dream has become reality. The reality is the success rate where many at-risk students have been able...
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Thank You, Treasurer Grossman

March 13, 2013
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When he was running for State Treasurer, Steve Grossman came up with an idea to deposit state funds into local community banks that would in turn loan this money to local businesses. Well, it was a simple idea, but it has worked well. Treasurer Grossman was in East Boston on Monday afternoon at the...
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Police Briefs 03-13-2013

March 13, 2013
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3/4/13 Angela Blomquist, 32, 36 School St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Hakeem Cousins, 17, 51 Autumn St., Everett, was arrested for armed robberty (3 counts), resisting arrest, and disorderly person. Carlos DeJesus, 46, 190 Shute St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Adiney Rodriguez, 40, 21 Fairfield St., Malden, was arrested for...
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Obituaries 03-13-2013

March 13, 2013
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Alice Toto Dedicated Her Life to Her Family and Her Work Alice (Kelley) Toto of Everett died on March 8. Alice dedicated her life to her family and cafeteria work at the Hale School. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of the late Amelio “Ed” Toto; devoted mother of Edward Toto of...
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Mayor Visits Schools for Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

March 6, 2013
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Mayor Visits Schools for Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

This past Friday, Mayor DeMaria had the privilege of visiting the Whittier, Madeline English, Lafayette, and Webster Schools to read to students for Dr. Seuss’ birthday. The Mayor read to four different classes throughout the day, all of whom were thrilled to welcome their distinguished guest. All After the readings students had the chance...
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Wayne Matewsky Wins Primary by 51 Votes

March 6, 2013
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Councilor Wayne Matewsky rode strength in his home precinct to a 51 vote win over four Democratic rivals in Tuesday’s Special Election primary to replace former State Representative Stephen “Stat” Smith. The win will set up a general election showdown next month, April 5, against two Independent candidates, fellow Councilor Rosa DiFlorio and one-time...
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