Author: Independent Staff

Thanksgiving 2011

The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and we begin to wonder – where has the year gone and my, isn’t it flying by? What has it brought us and do we have anything to give thanks for? For those of…

Police Briefs 11-23-2011

Monday, November 14 Alexander Desrosier, 39, 304 Broadway, Everett, was arrested for license revoked. Tuesday, November 15 Papoo Singh, 49, 13 Park Terrace St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery and intimidation of a witness. Wednesday, November 16…

Obituaries 11-23-2011

Francis ‘Shorty’ Parker Everett Resident Francis C. “Shorty” Parker of Everett died on November 19. He was 77 years old. He was the beloved husband of Lena R. (Accardi) Parker; loving father of Frank and Kathleen Parker of Everett, Thomas…

2011 Election Review

Last week’s election results held a mixed bag as one longtime common councilor was edged out while another former councilor was overwhelmingly returned to office. Ward 6 Councilor Anthony Ranieri was edged out of the seat that he has held…

Mayor Carlo DeMaria

The people of Everett have spoken loudly and clearly. Mayor Carlo DeMaria has been re-elected by a wide margin to his third term. Mayor DeMaria’s re-election by voters here was hardly a surprise. Over the years, he has somehow managed…

Peter Napolitano

Candidate for mayor Peter Napolitano finished out of the money – so to speak. He did his best to plug into those who are disenchanted with the way the city is being run. In the end, his campaign simply did…

Charter Change

The city has decided to go with a new charter. We have supported this effort all along as a new charter doesn’t hurt the city and its management. Indeed, it will show itself as a document aiding in giving this…