• 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 Obituaries,  January 11 2019,  Obituaries

    Florence L. Tilley – Obituary

    Florence L. Tilley Of Peabody, formerly of Everett and Chelsea, January 2, 2019, at age 90. Daughter of the late Andrew and Eliza M. (Callahan) Tilley. Sister of the late Evelyn M. Dudley. Sister-in-law of the late Allen I. Dudley. Loving aunt of 3 nieces, Nancy Lyon and her husband David, Judy E. Dudley, all of Danvers, and the late Debbie Carter and her husband Frank Carter of Tyngsboro. She is also lovingly survived by 4 great-nephews, David A. Lyon of Peabody, Steven J. Lyon and his wife Leanne of Lynn, Christopher P. Lyon of CA, Brian D. Carter of NH and one great-great-niece, Ryleigh Lyon. Funeral Services were conducted…

  • Everett Obituaries,  January 11 2019,  Obituaries

    Robert H. Ernst – Obituary

    Robert H. Ernst In Florida and a lifelong Everett resident, passed away on January 1st, 2019, at 76 years. Beloved husband of 50 years to Pauline D. (Gray) Ernst. Loving son of the late Harold W. and Grace M. (McGuirn) Ernst. Loving father of Brian R. Ernst and his wife Sylvie (Michaud) Ernst, and Kristin M. (Ernst) Kinne and her husband Todd Kinne. Loving brother of Caroline (Ernst) Mahoney. Cherished grandfather of Patrick Ernst, Ayden Carpenter, Cooper Ernst, Ryley Ernst, Jaymie Kinne, and Kaelyn Kinne. He also leaves his cat, Gus. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service at the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway,…

  • Everett Obituaries,  January 11 2019,  Obituaries,  Peabody Obituaries

    Karen (Galliford) Davis – Obituary

    Karen (Galliford) Davis Of Peabody, formerly of Everett, on Jan. 1st. Beloved wife of James R.; mother of James R., Jr. and his wife Eryn of Beverly, and Jennifer Croft and her husband Mark; sister of the late James A. Galliford; also survived by 5 granddaughters. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett on Tuesday, January 8. Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Peabody. RoccoCarrHendersonFH/DN Customer Logo Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral (617) 387-4180

  • Everett Obituaries,  January 11 2019,  Obituaries,  Saugus Obituaries

    Antonio DiVirgilio – Obituary

    Antonio DiVirgilio Of Saugus, Jan. 3. Beloved husband of Angelina (Sanseverino) for over 43 years. Dear and devoted father of Ralph DiVirgilio of Saugus, Steven DiVirgilio and his wife, Leida Capone of Saugus, and Carmina Cecconi and her husband, Michael of Everett. Brother of Alba “Bina” Pace of Everett, Donato of Orsogna, Italy and Nicolo. Loving grandfather of Mila Rose and Viviana Cecconi. His Funeral was held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett on Monday, January 7, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, Everett, at 11 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Late member of the Sons of Orsogna, Everett. Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home Everett…

  • Everett Obituaries,  January 11 2019,  Obituaries

    Kenneth A. Ericson – Obituary

    Kenneth A. Ericson Age 77, of Exeter Twp, Berks Co., PA, passed away on January 1, 2019 at Reading Hospital. He was the loving husband of Marilyn (Hite) Ericson who survives him. Born in Everett, MA, on May 20, 1941, he was the son of the late Karl E. and Ruth E. (Christensen) Ericson. Kenneth was predeceased by his only brother, Paul G. Ericson. Surviving in addition to his wife of 52 years, are his son, David A. Ericson, husband of Debra A. of Holbrok, MA, his son, Dennis J. Ericson, husband of Debra M. of Medfield, MA, three grandchildren, Kris, Emily, and Karl, and three bonus grandchildren, Kenneth, Zach,…

  • Everett Obituaries,  January 11 2019,  Obituaries

    Florence Leah Tilley – Obituary

    Florence Leah Tilley Florence passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 2, 2019 at the Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Peabody.  She was 90 years of age.  Born and raised in Chelsea, she is the daughter of the late Andrew and Eliza M. (Callahan) Tilley. Florence attended Chelsea Public Schools and graduated from Chelsea High School, Class of 1946.  She began her working career at the former Index Bureau Insurance Company in Boston, which later became the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company.  She dedicated 50 years of service before retiring in 1997.  Florence was an Everett resident for 50 years before moving to her home at the Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Nursing Center…

  • Everett Obituaries,  January 11 2019,  Obituaries

    Sherrill A. Johnson – Obituary

    Sherrill A. Johnson Of Everett, on December 31. Beloved mother of Kurt Gastonguay, Tina Johnson and Dennis Johnson, Jr. Loving former husband of Dennis Johnson, Sr. She is survived by her six cherished grandchildren; and a sister Noreen Barrasso. A wake Service was held at the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett, on Wednesday, January 9, followed by a Memorial Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church in Everett, Thursday morning. Donations in Sherrill?s memory may be made to the Immaculate Conception Parish. She is a former teacher at the Adams School of Everett. Her burial will be private. RoccoCarrHendersonFH/DN Customer Logo 1-877-71-ROCCO