Author: Independent Staff

The Snow Mess

We urge homeowners and business owners to make certain that your pathways and sidewalks are clear of snow in the aftermath of the recent storm Massachusetts law has been changed, as we wrote about recently, and the liability for costs…

The Tragedy in Arizona

The horrific shooting of 19 innocents in Arizona by a lunatic over the weekend with 6 deaths resulting, including that of a 9 year-old girl and a Federal judge proves again that this is a violent society where the availability…

Obituaries 01-12-2011

Sooren ‘Jerry’ Artroogian US Postal Service Retiree Sooren “Jerry” Artroogian of Chelsea died on January 8 at the Annemark Nursing Care Center in Revere. He was 90 years old. Born in Haverhill and a resident of Chelsea for most of…

President Mike Marchese

The Everett Board of Aldermen elected longtime member Mike Marchese as its president. It is a good choice. Mike Marchese is perhaps the best known political name in Everett and for many, many years. One thing is for sure, Marchese…

Police Briefs 01-05-2011

Monday, December 27 Guetchine Tondrea, 53, 40 Tappan St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery (2 counts). Tuesday, December 28 Timothy Charbonnier, 26, 31 Wendall St., Saugus, was arrested on a warrant. Lawrence Gay, 50, 45 Malden St.,…

Common Council President

Sergio Cornelio It is especially pleasing to note the election of Sergio Cornelio by his colleagues to be the president of the Everett Common Council. The vote was unanimous – as in all the other votes for the leadership positions…

Chairman Robert Carreiro

The Everett School Committee has elected Robert Carreiro to be chairman. This, too, is a good choice. Carreiro knows of what he speaks. He’s had a long period of service as a school committeeman and he was a teacher in…