• Everett,  January 11 2019

    EHS receives generous grant from Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance

    Thanks to the dedication and compassion of a School Committee member and the generosity of an advocacy group, Everett High School (EHS) has received a grant to help students in need of housing assistance. The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA), a nonprofit public policy advocacy organization dedicated to ending homelessness, has presented EHS with a $30,000 grant to help identify students who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness. The program will be administered by the EHS Guidance Department and the Parent Information Center located at City Hall. Ward 5 School Committee Member Marcony Almeida Barros organized a meeting between MHSA President/Executive Director Joe Finn and EHS Guidance…

  • Everett,  January 11 2019

    Everett resident directs National New Play Network “Rolling World Premiere”

    Bridget Kathleen O’Leary returns to the New Repertory Theatre after directing “Ripe Frenzy,” “Blackberry Winter,” “Scenes from an Adultery,” “Muckrakers,” “Pattern of Life,” “Lungs,” “Fully Committed,” “Collected Stories,” “Dollhouse,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Boom” and “Fool for Love.” Other recent credits include “Grand Concourse” at Speakeasy Stage Company, “Othello” at Actors’ Shakespeare Project, “The Flick” at Gloucester Stage Company, “The Other Place” at Central Square Theatre, “Reconsidering Hanna(h)” and “Devil’s Teacup” at Boston Playwright’s Theatre, “Aunt Dan and Lemon” and “Recent Tragic Events” at Whistler in the Dark Theatre. O’Leary also served as the dramaturg for the world premiere of “Finish Line” at the Boch Center and was the Hotch Festival…

  • Everett,  January 11 2019

    Everett students named to fall 2018 Curry College Dean’s List

    MILTON, Mass. – Curry College is proud to announce that the following students have been named to the fall Dean’s List: Jerry Abraham, Accursia Carbo and Kenya Teixeira. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes nor a grade lower than a “C” for the semester. Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on 131 acres in Milton, Mass. Curry extends its educational programs to a continuing education branch campus in Plymouth, Mass. Curry offers 27 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate degrees in business, education, criminal justice and nursing, with a combined enrollment of approximately 3,000…

  • Everett,  January 4 2019

    City government disputes reports of $300K settlement

    By The Advocate   City officials are disputing a press report alleging that the city made a secret $300,000 settlement for a harassment dispute at the Wellness Center. The Everett Leader Herald has been reporting that an employee of the Wellness Center, after having been harassed this year, received a $300,000 settlement which had been personally negotiated by Mayor Carlo DeMaria. City officials, while acknowledging that a harassment case had occurred this year, stated that the claims of $300,000 were a fabrication. “It does not exist,” said Assistant City Solicitor Keith Slattery. “The story is not true in any way shape or form. … There are no negotiations, there are…

  • Everett,  January 4 2019

    Dell Isola secures votes for City Council presidency

    By The Advocate   Reportedly, Councillor-at-Large Richard Dell Isola, 58, has secured enough votes from his colleagues to become the 2019 City Council president. If his support holds, he will be appointed at the City Council’s next meeting on Monday, January 7. If he succeeds, it will be his first time serving in the role. He has eight years of experience on the City Council. Dell Isola has named a number of priorities for the 2019 session, not the least of which is carefully steering the ship of development as Encore Boston Harbor comes online this summer. “The casino is going to be opening up, and there are a lot…

  • Everett,  Everett Sports,  January 4 2019,  Sports

    Everett boys’ basketball team roundup

     By Jason Mazzilli   Something had to give when a pair of unbeaten, ranked opponents did battle in the final round of the Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) Holiday Classic at Cathedral High School. Number one ranked Brookline stayed perfect at 6-0 with a 73-58 victory over #20 Everett (3-1), which sustained its first loss to go to 3-1 overall. Brookline showed its depth with five players scoring in double figures, led by Chris Camille (15 points) and Christian Andrews (14 points). Omar Quilter and Eric Thompson each had 11 points for Everett. The game was close to even at halftime, with Brookline holding a 31-26 lead, and the Warriors…

  • Everett,  January 4 2019

    Asst. Solicitor believes proposed inspections ordinance change unenforceable

    By The Advocate   After taking the issue up again at its December 26 meeting, the City Council is no closer to finding a compromise on a proposed change to the city’s habitability inspections ordinance, with public safety officials no less fearful of the change’s impacts and the city solicitor no less concerned that the amendment might not even be enforceable. The City Council has been considering an amendment to its habitability inspections ordinance since May. Principally sponsored by Councillor-at-Large Michael Marchese, the amendment would prevent inspectors who are inspecting a vacant unit before its rental from inspecting another part of the property at the prompting of a tenant of…

  • Everett,  January 4 2019

    Ariel Duarte named to Dean’s List at York College of Pennsylvania

    YORK, Pa. – Ariel Duarte of Everett, a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major at York College of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,100 undergraduate students. The College also offers master’s programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. A center of affordable academic excellence, York is dedicated to the intellectual, professional…