EVERETT Vol. 29, No. 1 -FREEwww.advocatenews.net Have a Safe & Prosperous New Year! ADVOCATE Free Every Friday City Council approves $10.5M purchase of Pope John property, 10-1 By Christopher Roberson T he City Council recently voted 10-1 to authorize borrowing $10.5 million to purchase the property formerly occupied by Pope John XXIII High School and use it to build housing for veterans and senior citizens. “It’s time that we spent some of our tax money on the people who built this community: our veterans and our seniors,” said Mayor Carlo DeMaria during the City Council’s December 23 meeting. “Seniors and veterans are getting pushed out of this community on a daily basis.” He also said the two-and-ahalf-acre parcel at 888 Broadway would generate $250,000 per year in new tax revenue. In prior years, the high school had been tax exempt as it was a religious entity. However, Ward 1 Councillor Fred Capone said the building should continue to be used as a school to assuage the overcrowding problem in the Everett Public Schools. “We have a serious need for schools,” he said. COUNCIL | SEE PAGE 3 617-387-2200 Friday, January 3, 2020 Time flies, so did 2019 A year of drastic changes in Everett By Christopher Roberson F rom the opening of Encore Boston Harbor to the closing of Pope John XXIII High School and the appointment of a new superintendent of schools, the 12 months of 2019 will be remembered for quite some time. Hailed as someone who “personally understands teamwork” by Ward 1 Councillor Fred Capone, Councillor-at-Large Richard Dell Isola was unanimously chosen as the new president of the City Council on January 7. TIME FLIES | SEE PAGE 2 From an exciting opening Perhaps the greatest event of 2019 was the opening of the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor on June 23. (Photo Courtesy of Encore Boston Harbor) To a sad closing Faced with overwhelming financial obstacles, Pope John XXIII High School was forced to close its doors after 50 years. (Courtesy Photo)

Page 2 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 TIME FLIES | FROM PAGE 1 “We all know this is an exciting year for the city, but we have a lot of changes coming up to us we’ve never seen in Everett,” said Dell Isola. “We all have to be working together as a team in the City Council Chambers – work together with the Mayor’s Office and the School Department – all as one team working together, because we’re all in this together. What we do here will affect us down the road, our families and the future of Everett’s residents.” Mayor’s vision On February 11, the City Council voted 7-2 to approve the robust Urban Renewal Plan designed to breathe life back into Everett Square. During the meeting, Jef Fasser, vice president of BSC Group, said the plan included redeveloping 419 Broadway into two mixed-use parcels. Fasser also spoke about plans to rehabilitate the Everett Savings Bank building and the Universal Church as well as redevelop the 9/11 Memorial Plaza. “We want to further attract people to Everett,” he said. Law Offices of John Mackey & ASSOCIATES * PERSONAL INJURY * REAL ESTATE * FAMILY LAW * GENERAL PRACTICE * PERSONAL BANKRUPTCY 14 Norwood St., Everett, MA 02149 Phone: (617) 387-4900 Fax: (617) 381-1755 John Mackey, Esq. WWW.JMACKEYLAW.COM Patricia Ridge, Esq. * Katherine M. Brown, Esq. nek. That information did not sit well with DiPierro. “Councillor, you told me the other day that you don’t have regular conversations with the newspaper,” said DiPierro. “There’s a slew of text messages; this matter is over in my eyes.” DeMaria said McLaughlin had characterized the Center as being “unsafe” and “negative” without ever setting foot in the building. “While you are out spreading false rumors, you do us all a disservice,” he said. DeMaria also defended KarPriya Tahiliani was unanimously chosen by the School Committee as Everett’s new superintendent of schools. (Photo Courtesy of the Everett Public Schools) Although he was not required to do so under state law, Mayor Carlo DeMaria suggested keeping the councillors involved in the plan going forward. “Let’s give the City Council a voice in this process,” he said. “I want to see some life in Everett Square.” Ward 5 Councillor Rosa DiFlorio expressed her support for the revitalization effort. “I’m all for it; I think Everett Square needed to be done years ago,” she said. Councillor-at-Large Wayne Matewsky suggested demolishing the Bouvier Building, which has been vacant for a number of years. “It’s a blighted building,” he said. “This building is a mess; I’d like to see it eliminated completely; let’s just call it a day over there.” Matewsky also reminded the City Council about the importance of having a vibrant downtown, particularly after the casino opened. “We are no longer going to be little Everett – we are going to be big-time Everett,” he said. March came in like a lion as The City Council voted unanimously to name Councillor-at-Large Richard Dell Isola as president for 2019. (File Photo) DeMaria showed no mercy in quickly dispelling a multitude of allegations from Ward 6 Councillor Michael McLaughlin regarding the city’s Health and Wellness Center. During the March 4 meeting of the City Council’s Government Operations Committee, DeMaria said McLaughlin had continued to “spread false rumors” about the Center that were published in The Everett Leader Herald. “For some reason, Mr. McLaughlin, you’re choosing to align yourself with the editor and the owner of The Leader-Herald,” DeMaria said in a prepared statement. “While you’re carrying water for this newspaper, you are damaging this city.” DeMaria had been speaking for 30 seconds when McLaughlin tried to interject. “Mr. Chairman, this is a personal attack,” he said. However, Committee Chairman Anthony DiPierro allowed the mayor to continue. DeMaria also called attention to a series of text messages between McLaughlin and Leader Herald reporter Joshua Resen Avila, the Center’s former director of Health and Wellness. Avila had resigned in February after it was discovered she had exaggerated her credentials, saying she held a master’s degree in nutrition from Tufts University. “Karen was not required to have the credentials she claimed to have to do her job,” he said. “To make a situation bigger than what it is, is irresponsible.” In response, McLaughlin said that as of as of February 12, Avila was listed on the city’s website as the director of the entire Center. However, DeMaria said McLaughlin intentionally misread Avila’s title. “It doesn’t say ‘Center’; read it again,” said DeMaria, raising his voice. “I’ve been here 25 years; I’ve never seen someone act like you do.” Stop & Shop strike In April, Everett Stop & Shop employees took part in a labor strike for the first time in 30 years, citing the possibility of “unreasonable cuts” to health insurance, customer service and overall compensation. 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THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 Page 3 COUNCIL | FROM PAGE 1 In addition, Capone said he would need additional details about the purchase before he could cast an affirmative vote. “$10.5 million is a very large number,” he said. “I don’t see a plan in front of me that tells me what I need to know.” Capone also suggested postponing the vote until the three newly elected councillors are sworn in. In response, DeMaria said any delay would be detrimental. “Fred, let’s vote tonight, let’s cut the bull,” he said. “If you want to continue pushing it down the road to the next council, all you’re doing is wasting people’s time. I’m not coming back before you again; I want the vote tonight. We want to get the deal done.” DeMaria also said there is “plenty of room” in the schools and that there is no need to continue using the Pope John building for that reason. “It’s not going to fit our purpose for a school,” he said. TIME FLIES | FROM PAGE 2 the company’s attention. “Obviously, we all want to get back to work; we want our good customers back,” he said. Union contract negotiations had been a point of contention since talks began on January 14. The prior employee contract expired on February 23, and 31,000 Stop & Shop workers left their jobs on April 11 to begin picketing. “Instead of a contract that recognizes the value and hard work that our members provide every day, Stop & Shop has only proposed drastic cuts,” United Food & Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) representatives said in a written statement, adding that self-checkout kiosks continue to replace front-end associates. “The hard-working men and women at stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are standing together to tell Stop & Shop that it is time to do the right thing.” UFCW representatives said Stop & Shop proposed a dramatic increase in the cost of health insurance over the next three years. In addition, monthly pension benefits would be slashed by 32 percent, impacting recently hired full-time employees, while pay increases for part-time employees would be less than two percent. Despite being a regular Shop & Shop customer, State Senator Sal DiDomenico said he would take his business elsewhere until a deal was reached. “Once again, we have another corporate giant who refuses to treat The City Council recently approved the $10.5 million purchase of the property formerly occupied by Pope John XXIII High School. The mayor’s vision, going forward, is to use the parcel to construct housing for veterans and senior citizens. Councillor-at-Large Michael Marchese said he does not want to see the city spend that much money to purchase the building only to have it remain in darkness. “I don’t want to buy an albatross for $10.5 million and have it sit there,” he said. Councillor-at-Large Peter Napolitano said the waiting lists are astronomical for veteran and senior housing. “A lot of its employees with dignity and respect,” he said. “I am proud to support Stop & Shop workers in their fight for fair wages, affordable health care and a dependable retirement. I will continue to stand with them in this fight and urge everyone to respect their picket line.” Representatives from Stop & Shop maintained that under the proposed contract the company would cover 92 percent of each health insurance premium. They also guaranteed full funding for the UFCW’s defined benefit pension fund as well as pay increases for all associates. Company representatives said the contract proposed by the UFCW would significantly increase Stop & Shop’s annual expenditures. “This would make our company less competitive in the mostly nonunion New England food retail marketplace,” they said. Deliveries also come to a standstill as the drivers were unionized as well. As a result, one customer at the Malden Stop & Shop said, expired meat products were still being sold. However, company spokeswoman Jennifer Brogan denied the accusation. “Meat that is not sold on the shelf is being frozen prior to its expiration and donated to our regional food bank partners as well as local food pantries,” she said. As the strike dragged on, Stop & Shop President Mark McGowan reached out to his customers in an April 16 letter. “We are committed to resolving our labor negotiations as quickly as possible so that our empeople die off these lists,” he said, adding that time is of the essence to vote on the purchase. Veterans Commissioner Jeanne Cristiano explained the implications of not voting in favor of the transaction. “If you want to vote no on this tonight, it’s a vote against our veterans and against our seniors,” she said. ployees can return to their jobs and we can get back to better serving you and the community,” he said. “Be assured, we are working around the clock to get back to business as usual.” The strike ended on April 21 and ultimately cost Stop & Shop $345 million. School and city budgets On May 6, the School Committee voted unanimously to approve its $89.8 million budget request for fiscal year 2020. The new budget represented an increase of $8.4 million over the prior year. TIME FLIES | SEE PAGE 4 (Courtesy Photo) Mayor Carlo DeMaria 8 Norwood St. Everett (617) 387-9810 www.eight10barandgrille.com Kitchen Hours: Mon-Thurs: 12-10pm Fri-Sat: 12-11pm Sunday: 1pm-10pm Come in & Enjoy our Famous... $12 LUNCH Menu! Choose from 16 Items! 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The district has also budgeted $3 million for administrators’ salaries and $39.4 million for teachers’ salaries. According to budget documents, teachers’ salaries increased by $3.2 million over the prior fiscal year. Compensation for substitute teachers also climbed from $620,000 to $1.3 million. The City Council ultimately approved the school budget and voted 7-2 to pass Everett’s fiscal year 2020 budget of $208,025,565. Despite a total reduction of $20,200, Capone believed the budget was still too high and therefore could not support passing it. “I made a number of cuts; some of them passed, but most of them did not,” he said during the City Council’s June 10 meeting. DiFlorio said this year’s budget reflects the city’s needs. “There wasn’t much to cut,” she said. Closure of Pope John XXIII High School Also during the spring, it was announced that Pope John XXIII High School had encountered a major financial barrier. Head of School Carl DiMaiti said International Residence Management (IRM), the funding arm for the school’s 43 international students, “failed to meet the obligations of its agreement.” DiMaiti said that IRM had ceased operations after declaring bankruptcy in October 2018. By doing so, the company burdened Pope John with a deficit of more than $1 million. Despite a valiant fundraising effort through its #NotDeadYet Donor Challenge, Pope John was forced to close its doors after five decades. “This is a sad day for all of us and it is not the announcement we hoped to make,” said DiMaiti. “This is a challenge we are simply unable to achieve, we have simply run out of time and resources.” Encore Boston Harbor However, the sadness of a closing was soon replaced with the elation of an opening. After nearly a decade of challenges, toil and uncertainty, the state’s third casino, the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor, finally opened its doors to the world. “We will no longer be the back door to the city of Boston,” said DeMaria during the grand opening on June 23. “You’ll no longer smell gas, sulfur and oils. You’ll smell flowers and trees.” Becoming emotional at times, DeMaria thanked his wife, Stacy, his father-in-law and three children for staying by his side even during the most difficult times. He also expressed his gratitude for a myriad of individuals who played major roles in bringing the casino to fruition. They included Stephen Tocco, chairman and chief executive officer of ML Strategies, former Governor William Weld, the late State Representative Robert Havern and Attorney Mark Robinson of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. “We wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for all of you guys,” said DeMaria. Looking back on the project, DeMaria said the Encore property was marked for redevelopment in 2007, which was followed by a series of public hearings that lasted for 18 months. Eighty-six percent of the city’s residents voted in favor of building a casino in Everett. From there, DeMaria said, it took 7,400 workers from Suffolk Construction three years to erect the casino and 27-story hotel. Regarding employment, he said Encore ultimately hired 5,000 employees from a pool of 135,000 applicants. “It’s a new day for the city of BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Saturday, January 11 at 9 PM LEAVING EDEN Friday, January 17 at 9 PM BLACKED OUT with GUNS OF BRIGHTON Saturday, January 18 at 9PM New England's #1 Party Band... WILDFIRE BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! 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Judd-Stein also called attention to the $70 million that Encore’s owner, Wynn Resorts, invested to revitalize the Mystic River waterfront for the first time in 100 years. Matthew Maddox, Wynn’s chief executive officer, said he remembered how desolate the site was when he and DeMaria toured the property in 2012. “Seven years ago, I was standing on this site with the mayor, just us two, and there wasn’t a blade of grass,” said Maddox. He said that at that time residents as well as state and city officials had set goals for urban renewal, economic development and “the finest integrated resort in the world.” “Encore Boston Harbor has achieved TIME FLIES | SEE PAGE 5

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 Page 5 TIME FLIES | FROM PAGE 4 those goals,” he said. Going forward, Encore is expected to produce more than $30 million in annual tax revenue. The resort features 671 hotel rooms, including 104 luxury suites. In addition to a “magnificent gaming floor with more than 4,000 gaming positions,” Encore also has a spa, fitness center and beauty salon as well as 15 restaurants and lounges. However, less than one month later, Encore faced a class action lawsuit that accused the casino of withholding winnings from blackjack and slot machine players. “Encore is stealing $85,440 from its customers each day,” said Attorney Joshua Garick in his 13-page Complaint, which was filed on July 15 in Middlesex Superior Court. “This lawsuit seeks to return the millions of dollars Encore has brazenly stolen and will continue to steal from its customers unless and until it changes its practices to conform with Massachusetts law.” Garick said the lead plaintiff, A. Richard Schuster of New York, visited Encore on July 11 and received a payment that was calculated using six to five odds whenever he was dealt a blackjack. “This is designed to maximize the casino’s advantage far in excess of that which is permitted under either variation of Blackjack that is approved by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission,” said Garick. However, according to state law, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the rules of blackjack, players are entitled to payouts with odds of three to two. He also said that Schuster guilty of Conversion/Theft, Schuster and the other plaintiffs would be entitled to collect treble damages. A judgement is not expected to be rendered until July 2021. However, the gaming revenue of $65.3 million with $16.3 million being paid in state taxes. In contrast, the state’s two other casinos – MGM Springfield, which opened in August Tide Football’s Baptiste, Malloy, Stewart earn Boston Herald ALL-SCHOLASTIC honors the 30 table game supervisors who had already lost their jobs. In Twin River’s second quarter report, President/CEO George Papanier said that compared to the figures from July 2018, slot revenue has fallen by 17 percent and table game revenue is down by 34 percent. “The new competition had a greater than expected negative impact on our table games,” he said. 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At Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., spokeswoman Patricia Doyle said 65 table dealers were laid off “largely due to the recent opening of the Encore Casino.” This is in addition to yielded quite a surprise in the City Council race as Dell Isola lost his bid for reelection by a slim margin garnering 1,629 votes. Incumbent Ward 2 Councillor Stephen Simonelli also lost his bid for reelection, receiving 1,187 votes. On the other end of the spectrum, Matewsky and councillor-at-large candidate Gerly Adrien both topped the ticket with 1,973 votes. Matewsky was pleased with the results of his campaign. “I’m grateful for receiving more votes than the previous election; I did well in every neighborhood,” he said. “I’m always grateful for the voters’ loyal support over the years.” Councillor-at-Large John TIME FLIES | SEE PAGE 8

Page 6 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 By Greg Phipps F ranky Aubourg erupted for 30 points to lead the Everett Crimson Tide boys’ basketball team to a thrilling 58-57 victory over Scituate in the consolation round of the Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) Holiday Tournament at Cathedral High School last weekend. The win improved Everett’s season record to 4-2. The Scituate game featured 10 lead changes, as the Tide managed to escape with their fourth W. Everett was defeated by Tech Boston, 75-67, in the first round. Dimitry Philippe was the Tide’s top scorer with 19 points in the loss. Having opened the season with a setback to Catholic Memorial, head coach Stanley Chamblain ANGELO’S FULL SERVICE "Over 40 Years of Excellence!" 1978-2019 Regular Unleaded $2.399 Mid Unleaded $2.839 Super $2.899 Diesel Fuel $2.899 KERO $4.759 Diesel $2.629 DEF Available by Pump! Happy New Year! HEATING OI 24-Hour Burner Service Call for Current Price! (125—gallon minimum) Open an account and order online at: www.angelosoil.com (781) 231-3500 (781) 231-3003 367 LINCOLN AVE • SAUGUS • OPEN 7 DAYS Tide boys edge Scituate in BABC tourney thriller is encouraged by the improvement the team has shown over the next five contests in which the Tide has gone 4-1. “We’re competing on both ends of the floor, most especially on the defensive end,” he said. “It’s still early in the season but I’m happy with how much we’ve progressed since our opening loss.” Sporting 11 underclassmen and just three senior players on this year’s team, Chamblain said the roster is deep and skilled. “We have a well-rounded group of guys where anyone can step in and have a big night,” he pointed out. “There’s still a ways to go, but once we realize the importance of playing hard for 32 minutes; sharing the ball more on the offensive end and really understanding and taking advantage of the personnel we have…I believe [our personnel] will put us in a very promising position come state tournament time.” Thus far, five different players – Aubourg, Philippe, Kevin Ariste, Omar Quilter and John Monexant – have held top scoring honors. Two of the Tide’s wins came by double digits against Revere and Medford, and the other was a close 61-57 triumph over Belmont. Everett resumes its season this Friday when it hosts Lynn Classical (scheduled 7 p.m. start) and then travels to Malden for a game on Tuesday (scheduled 6 p.m. start). Tide hockey splits at holiday tournament After losing to Watertown in the opening round of last weekend’s Christmas tournament, the Everett hockey team rebounded by scoring a victory by the exact same margin in the consolation matchup against Nashoba. Losing 6-0 in the opener, Everett turned the tide by blanking Nashoba by six goals the following day. A large bulk of the Crimson Tide scoring came from Brendan Currie, who tallied five times. David Saia added three assists and D.J. Schovanec earned the shutout in goal. Watertown took home this year’s tourney trophy with a 3-0 triumph over Northeast Metro Tech in the championship final. Everett’s record stood at 4-3 overall entering this week’s action. The Tide resumes play at Minuteman High School this Saturday. Council honors Nicholas Saia MUCH APPRECIATED: The Everett City Council honored Nicholas Saia (center) for assisting Councillor Stephen Simonelli (right) during his past two years on the council. Councillor Simonelli, unable to speak due to medical conditions, was thankful for Mr. Saia’s assistance. Also shown is Councillor-at-Large Wayne A. Matewsky who sponsored the resolution which was unanimously adopted by the council. (Courtesy Photo) Prices subject to change FLEET

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 Page 7 Chief Mazzie uses front-end loader for Ice Bucket Challenge By Christopher Roberson D espite the chilly winter air, Police Chief Steven Mazzie recently completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as he was drenched with several gallons of water from a front-end loader. “Found the biggest bucket I could to meet the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge,” said Mazzie. “I wanted to do something a little different.” Mazzie said he had been challenged by one of his friends, George Delaney, owner of Ipswich Maritime Products. After being soaked with ice SOAKED FOR A CAUSE: Everett Police Chief Steven Mazzie is doused with water from a front-end loader during his recent participation in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (Photo Courtesy of the Everett Police Department) water, Mazzie extended the challenge to Malden Police Chief Kevin Molis, Revere Police Chief James Guido and Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes. Mazzie also challenged his son Nicholas and his teammates on the football team at Central Catholic High School. The Ice Bucket Challenge was started in August 2014 by Peter Frates of Beverly. Frates was diagnosed with ALS, formally known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, in March 2012. He passed away in December 2019 at the age of 34 after battling the disease for seven years. Therefore, Mazzie said he also took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to honor Frates’ memory. “It’s a good way to keep his spirit alive,” he said. More than $220 million has been raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge since its inception five years ago. As a result, according to the ALS Association, researchers have identified five new genes that are linked to ALS. In addition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was able to authorize the use of Radicava in May 2017. It is the first ALS treatment option to be approved since 1995. Radicava was proven in clinical trials to slow the advancement of the motor neuron disease by up to 33 percent. Law Offices of Terrence W. Kennedy 512 Broadway, Everett • Criminal Defense • Personal Injury • Medical Malpractice Tel: (617) 387-9809 Cell: (617) 308-8178 twkennedylaw@gmail.com

Page 8 Lawrence A. Simeone Jr. Attorney-at-Law ~ Since 1989 ~ * Corporate Litigation * Criminal/Civil * MCAD * Zoning/Land Court * Wetlands Litigation * Workmen’s Compensation * Landlord/Tenant Litigation * Real Estate Law * Construction Litigation * Tax Lein * Personal Injury * Bankruptcy * Wrongful Death * Zoning/Permitting Litigation 300 Broadway, Suite 1, Revere * 781-286-1560 Lsimeonejr@simeonelaw.net THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 TIME FLIES | FROM PAGE 5 Hanlon said 223 votes were all that separated the top five candidates in the at-large race. “It was a tight election,” he said. Hanlon said he was also surprised that there were nearly 10,000 blank votes. “I don’t know why we got that many blanks, that’s pretty strange,” he said. Hanlon finished with 1,885 votes to secure another term. Hanlon said he expects the City Council will remain solid going forward. “We should didate Stephanie Martins garnered 2,271 votes and held off candidate Jason Marcus by 519 votes. In Ward 5, DiFlorio defeated challenger Vivian Thuc Nguyen by 566 votes. Ward 6 had the greatest delta in the City Council race as McLaughlin easily defeated candidate Al Lattanzi by 872 votes. In the School Committee race, Member-at-Large Millie Cardello topped the ticket in the At-Large race with 1,956 votes. She was closely followed by former City Councillor Cynthia Sarnie, who garnered 1,915 change in Ward 4, as candidate Dana Murray received 2,064 votes to defeat incumbent Member David Ela by a 710-vote margin. The final results showed that every vote really does count as candidate Adrien topped the ticket in the councillor-at-large race with 1,976 votes – sneaking by Matewsky by just one vote. Plans for Commuter Rail station Days later, DeMaria announced that state officials Start Your Weekend at the Marina Dance Party! Friday, January 3 at 9 PM Dance to the Hits with DJ BIG RICK Saturday, January 4 at 9 PM Singer & Musician BILLY PEZZULO MONDAY'S SHUCK! $1.00 Oysters Book your next Function with us! Free Parking • Water Views Call 781-629-3798 SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET Only $19.95 / 11am-2pm Featuring Al Whitney Jazz Band BOOK YOUR NEXT FUNCTION WITH US * GIFT CARDS AMPLE FREE www.marinaatthewharf.com 543 North Shore Rd. Revere 781-629-3798 PARKING AMAZING WATER VIEWS Stop & Shop employees, who are also members of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, are shown on strike outside of the company’s Everett location on Revere Beach Parkway. (Advocate Photo by Christopher Roberson) have a good council; I don’t think there will be any uprisings,” he said. Councillor-at-Large Peter Napolitano was also reelected, finishing with 1,750 votes. He said Everett is no longer the Irish-Italian city that it was in years past. Rather, he said, there has been a significant push to improve the representation of Everett’s diverse immigrant population. The results of that effort were clearly apparent in this year’s election results. “It’s not reasonable to assume that a newcomer would double their vote count, and yet that happened,” said Napolitano. Councillor-at-Large Michael Marchese received 1,900 votes and will return to the City Council. In the Ward 2 race, canvotes. Candidate Samantha Lambert will also join the committee after finishing in third place with 1,262 votes. The greatest margin of victory came out of Ward 2 as incumbent Member Joseph LaMonica sailed past candidate Thomas Messina by 904 votes. In Ward 6, committee Chairman Thomas Abruzzese cruised to victory with 2,198 votes compared to 1,373 votes for challenger John Mavilio. Incumbent Ward 1 Member Allen Panarese also did well, defeating candidate Edgar Ruiz by 804 votes. In Ward 3, incumbent Member Frank Parker withstood a months-long barrage from challenger Robert Santacroce to win reelection by 596 votes. However, there will be a had included $10 million in the new Transportation Bond Bill to design a Commuter Rail station in Everett. “This is happening, this is huge,” DeMaria said during the November 12 City Council meeting. “We’re going to get this stop; we’ll be able to take thousands and thousands of cars off the road.” DeMaria said the new station will be located near The Batch Yard at the junction of Revere Beach Parkway and Broadway, which will allow city officials to rebuild the Commercial Triangle. The station will also allow for more low-density housing to be constructed without having to worry about parking. “The viTIME FLIES | SEE PAGE 13

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THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 Page 13 TIME FLIES | FROM PAGE 8 sion is for buildings to be built without cars,” said DeMaria. “We cannot build more parking – it’s too congested.” At that time, State Representative Joseph McGonagle said the Bond Bill was funded at $18 billion. “It’s bigger than all of us; we’ve been fighting for this,” he said, adding that the Bond Bill will be voted on during the current legislative session, and “It’s a historic day in the city of Everett; it’s going to transform the whole area.” McGonagle also said the station will bring in new residents who will need a place to live. “It’s a wraparound effect – we need to build more housing,” he said. Everett Transportation Planner Jay Monty said the wave of the future is in public transportation. “Urban areas that have tried to remain car-dependent are simply not competitive,” he said. DeMaria also spoke about plans to have a Bus Rapid Transit line running the length of Broadway. He said he is working with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh to connect with the bus lanes on Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown. In addition, DeMaria said he has been in contact with the MBTA to extend the Silver Line from Chelsea to Everett and Sullivan Square. “We need to embrace that we’re a city,” he said, adding that Everett’s population is now at approximately 70,000 residents. Student Opportunity Act By the end of November, Governor Charlie Baker had signed the Student Opportunity Act into law. This groundbreaking legislation will generate a $1.5 billion increase in Chapter 70 funding for schools across Massachusetts. Within that figure, Everett can expect to receive at least $19 million, which will be doled out incrementally during the next seven fiscal years. State Senator Sal DiDomenico said that for years the number of low-income students in Everett was not reported correctly, which prevented the district from receiving sufficient Chapter 70 funding. “We’ve lost what should’ve been double-digit increases,” he said, adding that inflation was never taken into account when the Education Reform Act was passed 26 years ago. “We’re fixing a wrong that the state created.” New Superintendent of Schools December ushered in another monumental change as the School Committee hired a new superintendent of schools for the first time in 30 years. Following an exhaustive 10-month search process, the School Committee voted unanimously on December 19 to appoint Priya Tahiliani as the new superintendent. During the meeting, Chairman Thomas Abruzzese said TIME FLIES | SEE PAGE 17 ~ UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE PARLIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY ~ Fun Friday: DIY Buttons Friday, January 3 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Come to the Parlin Library Children’s Room for an afternoon with the button maker. Bring images to make into one-inch buttons or choose from the library’s collections of tiny pictures! For ages five-plus. Sensory Stations Wednesday, January 8 Drop by the Parlin Library at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning for some guided play. Stations might include playdough, painting, sand tables, blocks and more! Suggested for ages two to four, siblings welcome! No registration required. Fun Friday: Beads! Friday, January 10 Come by the Parlin Memorial Library after school on Friday, January 10 for some fun with beads. Make a name bracelet, string a keychain, make patterns and more! For ages fiveplus –no registration required. Family Storytime Monday, January 13 Come to the Parlin Library at 11:00 a.m. on Monday morning to read books, sing songs, explore movements and more. For toddlers and preschoolers (and their grown-ups) – no registration required. Art Afternoon: Zentangles Thursday, January 16 Stop by the Parlin Library Children’s Room anytime from 3:00-6:00 p.m. to relax with some zentangle art. Zentangles are a relaxing, pattern-based method of doodling and art-making. For ages five-plus – no registration required.

Page 14 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 Tide girls’ basketball off to 5-0 start C By Greg Phipps oming off early-season wins over Revere, Medford and Mystic Valley, the Everett High School girls’ basketball team made it four in a row by topping Peabody, 41-36, in a close, low-scoring tussle last Friday at the Peabody High School Gym. Neither squad shot well from the field and both teams struggled from the foul line. In the end, it was the Lady Tide who were able to muster up enough offense to come away with the victory. Everett would move on to improve its record to 5-0 with a 5036 win at Saugus on Monday. After the Peabody game, EvSophomore Arielle Charles goes up for a close-range shot over the block attempt of a Peabody defender. erett head coach Tammy Turner said her team had an unusually difficult day on the offensive end. It was the defense that paved the way. “Today was actually not very successful for us on offense. Our top two scorSophomore guard Sara Thompson takes it to the hole last Friday at Peabody. Everett sophomore Andrea Manley powers her way to the basket in last Friday’s win at Peabody. (Advocate Photos by Greg Phipps) ers struggled,” she said. “We had been scoring in the sixties, but it was slow-going offensively today. We picked it up defensively and that made up for [the offensive troubles].” It looked like the perfect record might disappear when Everett trailed by seven points, 22-15, early in the third quarter, but the Tide managed to take its first lead later in the period. Eight points from Maya Kirnon and four from Carolann Cardinale helped lead the third-quarter rally. Everett’s top offensive players – sophomore Andrea Manley (12 points) and senior Maddy Duraes (one field goal on a second-quarter three-pointer) – were held pretty much in check by the scrappy Peabody defense. Manley did heat up a little more in the final period by netting six of her 12 points. Kirnon led all BASKETBALL | SEE PAGE 18

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 Page 15 Everett Celebrates Hanukah with Menorah Lighting T he City of Everett hosted a Menorah Lighting at the entrance to City Hall on Monday evening. Rabbi Sruli Baron and his family congregated with members of the North Shore Tobin Bridge Chabad to celebrate the beginning of Hanukah. Rabbi Sruli Baron was joined by family and members of the North Shore Tobin Bridge Chabad to celebrate the start of Hanukah on Monday Rabbi Sruli Baron welcomed Everett to the Menorah Lighting on Broadway Stacy and Mayor Carlo DeMaria participated in the Menorah Lighting tradition A crowd gathered to celebrate the start of Hanukah Chaya Baron and Hezzy participated in the Menorah Lighting on Monday evening

Page 16 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 The E Club of Everett announces annual meeting Jan. 7 T he Executive Director of The “E” Club of Everett, Vincent J. Ragucci, Jr., invites all current members of the organization to the annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7 in the Zion Baptist Church (757 Broadway). The E Club urges potential new members to join the club prior to the meeting in order to participate. New members may join the club or get further information about C Executive Director Vincent J. Ragucci, Jr. The E Club by contacting its Treasurer, James Agnetta, at 617-331-0957. THE SECURE ACT ongress enacted The SECURE ACT (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) on December 20, 2019. The SECURE ACT pushes out the required beginning date to take required minimum distributions from your IRA account or 401(k) account from April 1st following the year in which you reach age 70 ½ to April 1st following the year in which you reach age 72. Non 5% owners still working do not have to take distributions from their 401(k) plan even if he or she has reached the age of 72. With the passage of the SECURE ACT, IRA contributions are now permitted by taxpayers who have reached age 70 ½. Under the old rule, even though many taxpayers were still gainfully employed at age 70 1/2, the law prohibited them from contributing to an IRA account. You still need earned income in order to contribute to an IRA. Part time workers are now eligible to participate in their employer’s 401(k) plan so long as they have worked at least 500 hours per year for at least 3 consecutive years and have attained the age of 21 at the end of that 3- year period. For the first time, if a taxpayer either had a new baby during the tax year or is adopting a child, the 401(k) participant or IRA owner is now allowed to withdraw up to $5,000 within one year following the birth or adoption of a child without paying any 10% early withdrawal penalty for not being age 59 ½. Income taxes would of course still be due on the withdrawal. There has also been a change to the required minimum distribution rules with respect to designated beneficiaries other than a spouse, a minor beneficiary, a disabled or chronically ill beneficiary, beneficiaries with special needs or a beneficiary within ten years of age of the IRA owner. Under the SECURE ACT, with respect to 401(k) and IRA account owners who die after 12-31-19, a designated beneficiary must now withdraw the entire account balance no later than 10 years after the death of the account owner. This effectively eliminates the “stretch” IRA planning tool which would allow beneficiaries to stretch out the distributions over his or her life expectancy. This is a huge change as a 35 yearold son or daughter inheriting an IRA from a parent under the old law would have over 50 years to withdraw the balance of the 401(k) or IRA account. That would have reduced the annual required minimum distribution substantially. On a $500,000 IRA, instead of withdrawing $10,000 per year in taxable income, the son or daughter would now have to withdraw $50,000 per year in taxable income. The SECURE ACT also applies to Roth IRA’s. There will much more to come following the passage of THE SECURE ACT.

Everett Celebrates Hanukah with Menorah Lighting THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 WHAT IS MASSTERLIST? Page 17 Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to partake in the Menorah Lighting at Everett City Hall More than 15,000 people, from movers and shakers to political junkies and interested citizens, start their morning with a FREE COPY of MASSterList! MASSterList is a daily ensemble of news and commentary about the Legislature, Politics, Media and Judiciary of Massachusetts drawn from major news organizations as well as specialized publications selected by widely acclaimed and highly experienced editor Jay Fitzgerald. Jay introduces each article in his own clever and never-boring inimitable way. MASSterlist will be emailed State Representative Joe McGonagle welcomed The North Shore Tobin Bridge Chabad to you FREE every Monday through Friday morning and will give you a leg up on what’s happening on Beacon Hill, in the blood sport of Bay State politics, in newsrooms across the state and the nation, and in the state’s court system. For more information and to get your free subscription go to: www. massterlist.com/subscribe SENATORS' VOTES WITH THEIR PARTY LEADERSHIP– There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. This week, Beacon Hill Roll Mayor Carlo DeMaria joined Rabbi Sruli Baron in lighting the Menorah TIME FLIES | FROM PAGE 13 he had been impressed with Tahiliani since her first interview with the Search Committee. “The night Priya Tahiliani came in to interview at the Madeline English School, it was as if someone had already handed her the questions,” he said. “It blew me away; we’ve got a rising star in education who is coming to Everett.” Abruzzese also maintained that the 10-month search was conducted properly. “There’s been people taking shots at this process all along, but they had no idea what it was like,” he said. “It’s been an incredible process and a historic year.” Ward 5 School Committee Member Marcony Almeida-Barros said Tahiliani’s skill set extends beyond her dedication to English Language Learning. “She’s not just about that, she’s more than that,” he said. Ward 1 School Committee Member Alan Panarese spoke about how Tahiliani set herself apart from the other finalists. “It wasn’t just an interview for her; she was telling us her life story,” he said. During her question and answer session on December 4, Tahiliani said her priorities would include addressing the district’s attendance problem as well as continuing to bolster the science curriculum. She also emphasized the importance of how curriculum is presented to students. “I can put together an amazing plan on paper that’s going to fall flat in the classroom,” she said. Speaking about job security, Tahiliani said she recently experienced a significant change in Boston when Brenda Cassellius was chosen to lead that district in May of this year. “I understand the fear, but I’ve always valued commitment, that is a treasure,” she said, adding that she would not make any “sweeping changes” to the School Department. In a follow-up interview, TaTIME FLIES | SEE PAGE 19 Call reports the percentage of times local senators voted with their party's leadership in 2019. Beacon Hill Roll Call uses 144 votes from the 2019 Senate session as the basis for this report. This includes all roll calls that were not on local issues. The votes of the 2019 membership of 32 Democrats were compared to House Majority Leader Cynthia Creem (D-Newton), second-in-command in the Senate. We could not compare the Democrats’ votes to those of Senate President Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) because by tradition, the Senate president rarely votes. Fourteen (or 43 percent) of the 32 Democratic senators voted with Creem 100 percent of the time. The Democratic senators who voted the lowest percentage of times with Creem were Sens. Michael Moore (D-Millbury) and Michael Brady (D-Brockton), who both voted with Creem only 88.1 percent of the time. The votes of the 2019 membership of five Republicans were compared with those of GOP Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester). None of the five GOP senators voted with Tarr 100 percent of the time. The Republican senator who voted the lowest percentage of times with Tarr was Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) who voted with Tarr only 90.9 percent of the time. PERCENTAGE OF TIMES SENATORS VOTED WITH THEIR PARTY’S LEADERSHIP IN 2019 The percentage next to the senator’s name represents the percentage of times the senator supported his or her party’s leadership. The number in parentheses represents the number of times the senator opposed his or her party’s leadership. Some senators voted on all 144 roll call votes. Others missed one or more roll call. The percentage for each senator is calculated based on the number of roll calls on which he or she voted and does not count the roll calls for which he or she was absent. Sen. Sal DiDomenico 100 percent (0) HOW LONG WAS LAST WEEK'S SESSION? Beacon Hill Roll Call tracks the length of time that the House and Senate were in session each week. Many legislators say that legislative sessions are only one aspect of the Legislature's job and that a lot of important work is done outside of the House and Senate chambers. They note that their jobs also involve committee work, research, constituent work and other matters that are important to their districts. Critics say that the Legislature does not meet regularly or long enough to debate and vote in public view on the thousands of pieces of legislation that have been filed. They note that the infrequency and brief length of sessions are misguided and lead to irresponsible late-night sessions and a mad rush to act on dozens of bills in the days immediately preceding the end of an annual session. During the week of December 23-27, the House met for a total of 28 minutes while the Senate met for a total of 40 minutes. Mon. December 23 House 11:01 a.m. to 11:07 a.m. Senate 11:08 a.m. to 11:39 a.m. Tues. December 24 No House session No Senate session Wed. December 25 No House session No Senate session Thurs. December 26 House 11:00 a.m. to 11:22 a.m. Senate 11:17 a.m. to 11:26 a.m. No Senate session Fri. December 27 No House session Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at bob@beaconhillrollcall.com

Page 18 OBITUARIES Genevieve L. (Cantalupi) Arsenault THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 BASKETBALL | FROM PAGE 14 Of Everett on December 29. Beloved wife of the late Edward R. Arsenault. Loving mother of Jane Jagiello and her husband Jim of Everett, Mary Fiorentino and her husband Tom of Saugus, Anne Marvan and her husband Joe of Wellesley and Edward Arsenault. Beloved sister of Rosemarie Folan of Stoneham and the late Joseph Cantey, Mary, Edna, and Eileen Cantalupi. She is survived by her 7 cherished grandchildren: Michael, Kristi, Nicholas, Jonathan, Tommy, Erica and Alexandra and 7 loving great grandchildren: Marie, Chloe, Lilly, Kaylee, Luca, Leo and Cora. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street on Monday, January 6 at 9 AM. Funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Everett at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Sunday from 2-5 PM with complimentary valet parking Sunday at Main Street entrance. Internment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers donations in Genevieve’s memory may be made to Glen Ridge Nursing Care, 120 Murray St, Medford 02155 C/O Edgeworth Unit. Vincent J. Dolcimascolo, Jr. Tide scorers with 13 points, followed by eight for Cardinale, and five for Sara Thompson. Everett faced a 20-15 deficit at halftime before outscoring the hosts, 26-16, over the final two quarters. “We were able to keep them to a low-scoring [output], and that helped us come out on top today,” said Turner. “It was a great team effort.” Asked about her team’s strong start, Turner said offseason work has made the players a more cohesive unit. “I got them playing together in the summer and fall leagues this year,” she explained. “So they’ve been playing together for a while this year and they’ve gotten to know each other well.” Seniors Cardinale and Duraes are this year’s captains as the unbeaten Lady Tide resume their season at Charlestown this Friday night and host Malden next Tuesday. Died on Saturday, December 28 at the MasOBITUARIES | SEE PAGE 22

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 TIME FLIES | FROM PAGE 17 hiliani said she is “deeply humbled” to have been selected for the position. “The families of this city clearly place education as their top priority,” she said. “As the next superintendent of the Everett Public Schools, I will return this vote of confidence by fully embracing the school community so that we may collaboratively enter the next phase of innovative, integrated education in the city of Everett.” City to purchase Pope John property Two days before Christmas, Experienced Bartender/Server wanted for restaurant in Everett Square. Call (617) 387-9810 Lawn and Yard Care SNOW PLOWING *REASONABLE RATES * PROMPT SERVICE * PARKING LOTS USA 781-521-9927 the City Council voted 10-1 to authorize borrowing $10.5 million to purchase the property formerly occupied by Pope John XXIII High School and use it to build housing for veterans and senior citizens. “It’s time that we spent some of our tax money on the people who built this community, our veterans and our seniors,” said DeMaria during the City Council’s December 23 meeting. “Seniors and veterans are getting pushed out of this community on a daily basis.” However, Capone said the building should continue to be used as a school to assuage the overcrowding problem in the Everett Public Schools. “We have a serious need for schools,” he said. DeMaria also said there is “plenty of room” in the schools and that there is no need to continue using the Pope John building for that reason. “It’s not going to fit our purpose for a school,” he said. Marchese said he did not want to see the city spend the money on purchasing the building only to have it remain in darkness. “I don’t want to buy an albatross for $10.5 million and have it sit there,” he said. Napolitano said the waiting Page 19 lists are astronomical for veteran and senior housing. “A lot of people die off these lists,” he said. Everett Veterans Commissioner Jeanne Cristiano explained the implications of not voting in favor of the purchase. “If you want to vote no on this tonight, it’s a vote against our veterans and against our seniors,” she said. Tide Football Despite losing its season opener to Springfield Central High School, the Everett High School football team rebounded in spectacular fashion. From there, the Tide went on to win the next seven games by an average of 26 points. The team’s greatest margins of victory were 42 points against Medford, 43 points against Somerville and 41 points against Acton-Boxborough in the first round of the Division 1 North playoffs. Plagued by questionable officiating, the Tide was ousted from postseason play with a heartbreaking 39-37 loss in the second round to Central Catholic High School, the same team that beat Everett in the 2018 playoffs. However, the Tide bounced back during its Thanksgiving Day matchup to end the season with a 9-3 record and a 41-7 win over Masconomet Regional High School. In the following weeks, junior Josaiah Stewart, senior John Malloy and junior Tyrese Baptiste were named as All-Scholastic players by The Boston Herald. 379 Broadway Everett 617-381-9090 All occasions florist Wedding ~ Sympathy Tributes Plants ~ Dish Gardens Customized Design Work GIFT BASKETS Fruit Baskets www.EverettFlorist.net Call Driveways from $25

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Page 22 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, January 3, 2020 OBITUARIES | FROM PAGE 18 sachusetts General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, after long illness. He was 82 years old. Vinny was born in raised in Boston’s West End and later the family moved to Waltham. He was an alumnus of Brighton High School, Class of 1955. Shortly after high school, Vinny enlisted in the United States Navy and he spent 4 years serving his country during the Vietnam Era. He was honorably discharged on March 4, 1960. He immediately knew his calling in life & went to school to become a Hairdresser. He owned and operated his own salon for over 40 years, The Hair Oasis in Malden. He was also married in 1962 to his sweetheart, Carolyn Piacentino. The couple was married and settled in Everett for approximately 10 years before moving to the home they live in IS YOUR HOME NEXT? The Revere Real Estate Listings are brought to you by: now in Malden. Vinny was a very hard working & talented man. He had customers that absolutely loved him and became lifelong friends and in some cases part of his extended family. His love for his family was most important and he demonstrated his love for them in many ways. He was also known for his passion & love for Skiing. He spent as much time as possible on the “slopes” specifically at Sunday River in Maine. When he was semi-retired, he would ski Sunday thru Thursday. He had a group of friends that shared his passion with him were they spent time on the mountains. He is the beloved husband of 57 years to Carolyn I. (Piacentino) Dolcimascolo of Malden. Cherished father of Carla Iarrobino of Manchester, NH, Vincent J. Dolcimascolo, III & wife Michelle of Georgetown, Kara Culbert & husband Christopher of Miami, FL & Benjamin M. Hazell of Swampscott. Adored grandfather of James, Juliana & Isabella Iarrobino, all of Derry, NH, Jake & Emma Dolcimascolo, both of Georgetown, Christopher V. Culbert of Miami, FL, Jack & Vaughn Hazell, both of Swampscott. Dear brother of the late Joseph Dolcimascolo. He is also lovingly survived by many loving nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews, friends, clients & fellow skiers. 53 Jackson Street Saugus, MA 01906 781-813-3325 REAL ESTATE TRANSAC TIONS Copyrighted material previously published in Banker & Tradesman/The Commercial Record, a weekly trade newspaper. It is reprinted with permission from the publisher, The Warren Group. For a searchable database of real estate transactions and property information visit: www.thewarrengroup.com. BUYER1 Xu, Lei BUYER2 Tian, Jenny Collins, Georgia Schmidt, Ryan R Nguyen, Trinh T Lamichhane, Rabindra Rai, Ram K Aviles, Christopher J Schmidt, Nicholas M Thapa, Ranjana Rai, Junu SELLER1 Tian, Jenny Silverstone RT Mastrangelo, Helene Fraser, Daniel Nguyen, My V Sampaio, Luiz W Francois, Jean J Sampson, Dawn SELLER2 Silverstone, Joshua J Mastrangelo, Richard ADDRESS 210 Broadway #206 210 Broadway #206 18 Bailey St 120 Wyllis Ave #104 9 Woodland St Sampaio, Leonardo G Bourgolly, Mary J 68 Lexington St 12 Greenhalge Ave 15 Clark St CITY Everett Everett Everett Everett Everett Everett Everett Everett DATE 17.12.2019 17.12.2019 17.12.2019 17.12.2019 16.12.2019 16.12.2019 13.12.2019 13.12.2019 PRICE $462 500,00 $335 000,00 $760 000,00 $440 000,00 $260 000,00 $745 000,00 $465 000,00 $645 000,00

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