• December 21 2018,  Everett

    City in Shock

    Everett mourns death of Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo  By Brendan Clogston   Everett was shocked Wednesday morning when beloved resident and public servant Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo was found dead in her car, allegedly murdered by her estranged husband, Emilio. The 50-year-old member of the Board of Assessors was leaving her parents’ home on Cedar Street, in which she had been living while in the midst of a difficult divorce, to go to work at St. Anthony’s Church on Wednesday morning when she was shot several times in the torso with a “shotgun-like” weapon. First responders rushed to the scene at around 8:40, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. Police…

  • Everett,  November 30 2018

    Everett Police/Kiwanis Club’s “Scared Safe Day” promotes bicycle safety

       On October 27 the Everett Police Department (EPD) and the Everett Kiwanis Club hosted their annual bicycle safety program at the Sammy Gentile Recreation Center. Children not only received free bicycle helmets, but four lucky raffle winners took home one of four new bicycles. Families were also treated to candy and treats to celebrate Halloween; some children dressed in costumes. (Advocate photos by JD Mitchell)

  • Everett,  October 19 2018

    Chief Mazzie: City not anticipating major crime spike with casino opening

    Law enforcement meets with community at policing forum  By The Advocate Violent crime has been on the decline in Everett for decades, and Police Chief Steven Mazzie doesn’t see the casino’s opening changing those trends. If was just one of the questions fielded by Mazzie, Middlesex DA Marian Ryan, Mayoral Chief of Staff Kevin O’Donnell and Police Lt. Paul Strong during a community policing forum that was hosted by Zion Church Ministries on Wednesday evening. Police released a number of statistics about citations and use of force, and answered questions about traffic, the soon-to-open Encore Boston Harbor casino, and the investigation process for officer-involved shootings. Several residents asked Mazzie to…

  • Everett,  March 2 2018

    City of Everett appoints two new Police Officers

    DeMaria Administration committed to productive recruitment and selection procedures On Monday, February 26, Mayor Carlo DeMaria appointed Janelle Grasso and Lyanna Batista as Police Officers to the Everett Police Department. Local officials, fellow Police Officers, family members and residents were in attendance to congratulate them. Mayor DeMaria highlighted that the City of Everett is grateful to have had the opportunity to identify and hire these two Police Officers, who are qualified officers with strong ties to our community. “I am happy to welcome our new recruits, and I congratulate them on their graduation from the Academy,” stated Mayor DeMaria. “These officers are well-trained and committed public safety personnel and will…

  • Everett,  January 5, 2018

    Two dead in fatal crash on Broadway

    Two people were killed Wednesday after a garbage truck collided into their truck on Broadway near Dunster Road, splitting it in half. At 8:39 a.m., Everett Police officers, along with Everett Fire Department and Cataldo Ambulance Service responded to the scene for a report of a serious traffic collision. The crash involved a pickup truck and a City of Everett trash truck. Two passengers in the pickup track, a male and female, were transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries and later pronounced deceased. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the City of Everett trash truck was transported…

  • December 8, 2017,  Everett,  Everett Sports,  Sports

    The Everett Police Enforcers Meet the Harlem Rockets of New York at EHS Gym

    The Everett Police Enforcers Meet the Harlem Rockets of New York at EHS Gym We got the good for you: Michelle and Morgan Hall, Anthony DiNuccio, Patrick Johnston, Anthony Hogan and David Butler. Phunk Phenomenon Francesca Reed at the game Phunk Phenomenon dancers were ready to perform. Matteo Graziano, Aaron Connor and Alex Correa. Jared Connor and his family US Army strong; SFC Lee Emerson, Sgt. Clayton Stevens and SFC Jackie Ness The Everett Police Enforcers and members of the Police union. Ken Kelley, Eric Swindford, Charles Apponte, Jean Daniels, Eric Williamson, John Fitzpatrick, Stanley Chamberlain, Sean Bagley, Ben Hall and Ricky Connor. Tina Valenti # 91 Glen Briley and…