New Brewery Files to Open on Revere Beach Parkway

November 2, 2018
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A new brewery has filed to open its doors on the Parkway, with the owners saying they would like to be permitted and open by March. BearMoose Brewing is looking to occupy the rear portion of 1934 Parkway, a building that currently houses a psychic and a used car lot. It would be one...
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Everett Teacher to Run New York Marathon for Holocaust Survivors

November 2, 2018
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When Everett special education teacher Joshua Gorelick isn’t preparing lessons or engaging with students, he’s lacing up his sneakers for a run. This weekend, on Nov. 4, he’s going to go for a 26.2-mile run in New York City – and he’s doing it to benefit Holocaust survivors. Gorelick, who is teaching in his...
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From the Mayor’s Office

November 2, 2018
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DEMARIA SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH GATEWAY MALL TO REBUILD PATHWAY Since his first term as Mayor, Carlo DeMaria, has advocated for multi-use bike and walking paths that connect the City of Everett to other neighboring communities, including Boston. In 2008, DeMaria understood and supported the opportunity and importance of connecting significant destinations. He became one...
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Police Briefs 10-31-2018

November 2, 2018
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Saturday, Sept. 1 Christopher Farrell, 26, 801 Irving Rd., Randolph, was arrested on a warrant. James Lassiter, III, 33, 22 Elm Rd., Everett, was arrested for disorderly conduct and assault and battery on a police officer.   Sunday, Sept. 2 Slader Montina, 20, 51 Chelsea St., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering building...
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Change in Wording, Could Have Larger Issue in Safety

November 2, 2018
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Last week, without much fanfare, the City Council voted 6-5 to change the word “shall” to “may” in the City’s occupancy permit requirements. In doing so, the City Council has made this lifesaving inspection optional and not mandatory. The previous ordinance had stated that each and every rental property owner must schedule an inspection...
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Nurse Staffing Ratios Would Harm Cambridge Health Alliance

November 2, 2018
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As the Chair of the Board of Trustees at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a health system that serves more than 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, Malden and Revere, I am writing to express concerns about Question 1, the government-mandated nurse staffing ratio proposal on the November ballot. If approved, this mandate would negatively impact...
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On the Pittsburg Shootings

November 2, 2018
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In the aftermath of the terrible shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh this past Saturday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said, “These senseless acts of violence are not who we are as Americans.” We agree with Gov. Tom Wolf . While a majority of Americans still find these senseless acts abhorrent, the fact remains that...
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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members of the U.S. Senate in what commonly is referred-to as a mid-term election. While every election matters, some are more important than others. Based on...
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Sports 10-31-2018

November 2, 2018
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For EHS boys soccer, 6-6-6 is their lucky number Since ancient times — going back to the writing of the New Testament — the number sequence “6-6-6” traditionally has been associated with bad luck. But for the Everett High boys soccer team, those numbers proved to be their magic number. After earning three ties...
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Obituaries 10-31-2018

November 2, 2018
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Annacella ‘Ann’ LaRosa Amazing mother and grandmother Annacella “Ann” (Vietro) LaRosa of Everett, formerly of Malden, died on Oct. 22 at the age of 98, after a brief illness. Ann was the most amazing mother and grandmother who was full of life, love and compassion and will be in our hearts forever. She was the...
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Grand Re-Opening

October 26, 2018
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Grand Re-Opening

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was assisted by his daughter, Alex, in cutting the ribbon for Gramstorff Park last Friday afternoon, Oct. 19. The new park features many new pieces of play equipment and refurbished green space as well.
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Heading to the Playoffs

October 26, 2018
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Heading to the Playoffs

Pope John senior captain quarterback Anthony Mejjia looks for a target up field. Mejjia struck early and often, connecting several times with many different receivers to lead the Pope John High offense over Matignon, 42-0. The victory gave Pope John a perfect, 7-0, season as they headed into the playoffs. The team will face...
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Funding Fracas:Additional School Funding Still up in the Air, CIP Approved

October 26, 2018
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Funding Fracas:Additional School Funding Still up in the Air, CIP Approved

The approval of the highly contested, additional $2.5 million in state Chapter 70 funds for the school budget, has been referred to the School Finance Review Committee by the City Council. A motion to have Mayor Carlo DeMaria appear before the Council to discuss the funding was on the Council’s agenda Monday night. “We...
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Parlin K-8 School Benefitting from Consistency, New Leadership

October 26, 2018
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Parlin K-8 School Benefitting from Consistency, New Leadership

One month after Supt. Fred Foresteire made major changes at the Parlin K-8 School, new Principal Michelle Crowell said the school culture and teacher supports have drastically changed in just a short period of time. “I am so pleased with what’s gone on at the Parlin School over the past month,” she said. “We...
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Everett Council Approves Affordable Housing Change

October 26, 2018
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It took two hours and three votes, but the City Council unanimously approved a change to the inclusionary zoning ordinance, cutting the percentage of affordable housing units required in residential development projects. It was an ordinance that had not even been in effect for one year, but one that City officials said was already...
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Mayor DeMaria: Stop the Scare Tactics with School Funding Issues

October 26, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria – after having been silent for several months on the school funding issue – said on Tuesday morning that the School Department and their allies need to stop the attacks on him, and stop spreading misinformation about budgetary issues – including the recent $2.5 million state appropriation now in flux. “They...
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City Happy with Three Proposals for Everett Square Parking Lot

October 26, 2018
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The City has received three proposals for mixed-use redevelopments of the Everett Square municipal parking lot, and will analyze all three in the coming months. Planning Director Tony Sousa said after a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) went out this summer, they had three companies submit proposals for the 1.5-acre lot between Sacro Plaza and...
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Encore Boston Harbor Getting Started on Critical Bike Path Connection

October 26, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor crews have moved in the last two weeks to being work on a critical piece of the Northern Strand Community Path – a section that will link the Village in Everett to the waterfront and beyond. “We have started work and are going through a continuous process to get final approvals...
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City Leaders Sound Off on Council Change to Home Inspections

October 26, 2018
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In the wake of a major change by the City Council on Monday night to the apartment inspection ordinance, City Hall leaders and Fire Chief Tony Carli are sounding the alarm concerning the safety of residents. “It’s been a total success for us since it was implemented,” said Fire Chief Tony Carli on Tuesday....
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E Club 47th Annual Fall Dinner Assembled for Nov 14

October 26, 2018
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The Boston Herald’s Danny Ventura will be the featured speaker at this year’s E Club dinner on Nov. 14 in Spinelli’s of Lynnfield. “An impressive head table dais has been assembled for the E Club’s 47th annual Sports Reunion Dinner,” announced Executive Director Vincent J. Ragucci Jr. This year’s featured speaker is Dan Ventura,...
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News Briefs

October 26, 2018
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Matewsky has plans set for 39th annual Children’s Halloween Party City Councilor Wayne Matewsky reported this week that plans are in place for his 39th annual Children’s Halloween Party at the Silver Fox – a party that has is free to all children again this year. “This is my favorite event each year, and...
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Are You Ready for Halloween?

October 26, 2018
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Next week, many neighborhoods will become magical places as thousands of children dressed in all types of costumes will descend on the streets in search of candy and treats. Likewise, residents will not only decorate their houses in scary Halloween themes with spiders and ghosts and a few witches thrown in just for luck,...
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Letter to the Editor

October 26, 2018
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I’m disappointed on lack of Council discussion over school funding Dear Editor, I am truly disappointed not only as a City Councilor, but also as a lifelong resident in regard to the discussion, or lack thereof, on Monday night about the school funding issue. If we can’t stand up and fight for the teachers...
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Council Should Have Been Able to Weigh in on School Funding

October 26, 2018
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Due to the events of last Monday’s City Council meeting, I feel compelled to write this letter. One of the biggest topics going around the City the past few weeks has been regarding the money for low-income students procured by Sen. Sal DiDomenico. This money from the State is intended to provide much needed...
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