Archive for December, 2017

Cardello, Patterson vying for commitments in School Committee race

December 28, 2017
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Two energetic candidates are gathering commitments over the holidays for the open School Committee seat ahead of what looks to be quite showdown at the Jan. 8 vote. Council President Anthony DiPierro said a meeting has been called for Jan. 8 in a joint session of the City Council and School Committee, a meeting...
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Top Stories of 2017:Wynn Boston Harbor, Crimson Tide’s Final Super Bowl with Coach DiBiaso Highlight the Year

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There was no shortage of news in Everett this year as the City continued to work well together and propel itself to greater heights in status, development and public education. This year’s news was certainly dominated once again by the Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino, but it wasn’t about licenses or...
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Housing Program Helps Families Survive Crisis Without Turning to Shelters

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Metro Housing Boston organization reported this month that their transition assistance program for families in crisis helped 32 families in Everett with a total expenditure of $93,072 expended.   The Rental Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program provides families with a small amount of cash assistance and provides an...
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Police Briefs 12-27-2017

December 28, 2017
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Saturday, 11/18   Maylin Bustamante, 43, 28 Carter St., Everett, was arrested for receiving stolen property.   Monday, 11/20   Edwin Martinez, 29, 109 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, operating motor vehicle unregistered, uninsured motor vehicle and improper operation of motor vehicle.   Tuesday, 11/21   Santa Venencia...
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Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

December 28, 2017
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The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2018.   The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year that has passed and as to the year to come.   In the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson:     Ring out...
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Sports 12-27-2017

December 28, 2017
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EHS boys track defeats Gloucester The Everett High boys indoor track & field team cruised to a 46-26 victory over Gloucester last week in a meet held at the Swampscott field house. The Crimson Tide’s winning effort was led by a sweep from the shot put trio of Josue Quijada (39′-10″), Mario Sheard (39′-6″),...
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Obituaries 12-27-2017

December 28, 2017
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Charles WiIliam Crafts 5/2/1941-12/9/2017 Charlie wanted people to know that he died surrounded by loving family and friends in his bucolic estate in Syracuse, NY.  We will gather to remember him with stories and laughter on Saturday, January 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Saugus/Everett Elks, 401 Main St., Saugus, MA. He will...
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Toy Shopping Spree

December 22, 2017
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Toy Shopping Spree

Nancy Napolitano scanned the Target toy aisle for toys to add to the DiDomenico Foundation collection during the annual Dec. 8 toy shopping spree, which helps to support the toy distribution efforts. This year, more than 2,000 children were helped by the combined DiDomenico Foundation and Mass Badge efforts.
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Public Menorah Lighting at Werhner Park

December 22, 2017
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Public Menorah Lighting at Werhner Park

Rabbi Sruli Baron and Mayor Carlo DeMaria stood before a large Menorah displayed at Werhner Park on Monday, Dec. 18, to commemorate Hanukkah. Rabbi Baron gave a brief history on the origins of Hanukkah and the symbolism of the Menorah. It was the first time in many years that a public Menorah lighting has...
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Working Together:Bringing Plenty of Experience,Napolitano to Lead Council in 2018

December 22, 2017
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Working Together:Bringing Plenty of Experience,Napolitano to Lead Council in 2018

By Seth Daniel After many years on the Council, but never being Council President, Councilor at-Large Peter Napolitano will take the role of president in the coming 2018 session of the Everett City Council. Having served on the Common Council and the City Council – with some breaks when he ran for alderman and...
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