Archive for December, 2017

Tree Lighting

December 13, 2017
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Tree Lighting

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was joined by his family to celebrate Christmas in Everett in front of the big tree, with his daughter Alex lending a hand to turn on the big switch that lit the tree for the season.
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Shop with a Cop

December 13, 2017
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Shop with a Cop

Patrol Officer Raoul Goncalves let his new friend, Elijah, borrow his police hat for the evening for the first annual Target Shop with a Cop event in the Gateway Mall. The event was sponsored by Target, Ella’s Army and the EPD Patrolmen’s Union.
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Gift Bags

December 13, 2017
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Gift Bags

Girl Scouts Mary Grace and Savannah Donnelly filled their bags with useful items such as cough drops, magazines, coloring books, and hats to help those with cancer. The Troop held an event last Weds., Dec. 6, to create comfort bags for those fighting cancer. The bags were to be delivered to the Winchester Cancer...
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DiBiaso Steps Down as EHS Football Coach

December 13, 2017
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DiBiaso Steps Down as EHS Football Coach

By Cary Shuman John DiBiaso has announced that he is stepping down as the head football coach at Everett High School after 26 seasons at the helm of the state’s winningest program. DiBiaso also said he will retire from his positions as EHS head basketball coach and director of athletics at the end of...
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Council Votes to Support DACA, TPS Extensions

December 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council on Monday night finally took action to show its support for legislation that will end immigration uncertainty around legal immigrants who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. By a vote of 8-1 of the councilors present, the City Council...
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Friends of Malden River Expect Test Results in March

December 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Friends of the Malden River met in Everett for the first time in a long time, and announced that long-awaited test results on exposure to the river and its sediments would come in March. On other Malden River news, the Wynn Boston Harbor team announced they would likely be opening...
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Everett Soldier from Pearl Harbor Identified, Returned Home

December 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It took 76 years, but the dogged efforts of the U.S. Navy and advances in DNA techniques have allowed Everett Navy Radioman 3rd Class Howard Bean to rest in peace. After dying at the age of 27 during the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 while serving on the...
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News Briefs

December 13, 2017
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Council amends zoning code, bans marijuana shops The Everett City Council on Monday took advantage of a provision in the state law creating legalized marijuana shops in Massachusetts and voted to ban the establishment of such enterprises within the city of Everett. The city was able to take that action, because the state legislature...
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Everett Wins Grant for Pilot Bus Rapid Transit Features in 2018

December 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Everett has taken the initiative to be on the cutting edge of transforming its public transportation system, according to one influential Boston foundation, and for that they were one of four Greater Boston Communities awarded with a $100,000 planning grant to improve bus rapid transit (BRT) initiatives. The Barr Foundation awarded...
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Massachusetts RMV Takes Steps to Make More Customers Eligible for Online Transactions

December 13, 2017
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The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is taking steps to allow more customers the opportunity to renew a driver’s license or ID card online. The RMV has extended the length of time a customer can use a license photo from 9 years to 14 years which means more customers than ever are eligible...
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