• everett March 21, 2023 6:54 pm

    Everett Superintendent Sues Mayor and School Committee, Citing Racism, Sexism, Secret Surveillance

    Everett School Superintendent Priya Tahiliani and Deputy Superintendent Kim Tsai filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria, the Everett School Committee and the City of Everett. The suit alleges the mayor and School Committee discriminated against them because they are women of color and were cooperating with a Justice Department investigation into Everett’s discriminatory practices. The...

  • everett March 22, 2023 12:17 am

    Missing 92-Year-Old Everett Woman Found Safe

    Police in Everett, Massachusetts, say a 92-year-old woman has been found safe after being reported missing. The Everett Police Department had said the woman went missing from Francis Street shortly after 9 a.m. Authorities later confirmed she had been located.

  • everett March 8, 2023 10:56 pm

    In Contentious Vote, Everett School Committee Does Not Renew Superintendent's Contract

    School committee members in Everett, Massachusetts, have voted not to renew superintendent’s contract, raising questions about the reason for their decision to seek a new leader. At an Everett School Committee meeting Monday night, students, parents and community members spoke in support of Priya Tahiliani, but members voted 6-4 against extending her beyond the next year. “What we know...

  • everett February 23, 2023 9:09 am

    Bomb Squad Responds to Unexploded Military Device in Everett

    Crews in Everett, Massachusetts, were responding to an unexploded military device on Thursday morning. The Everett Fire Department confirmed that it was on scene at Rover Street, and that the Boston Fire Department’s Bomb Squad was also responding to the unexploded ordnance. By 8:40 a.m., the scene had cleared and the bomb squad was in possession of the device,...

  • everett February 21, 2023 9:47 am

    Fire Monday Night in Everett Displaces 5 Residents

    Five people were displaced from their home by a late night fire in Everett, Massachusetts, on Monday night. The fire was reported around 10 p.m. in a 2-1/2-story wood-framed building on Ferry Street. It started between the basement and the kitchen floor and eventually spread to the second floor before it was extinguished, according to Deputy Fire Chief Joe...

  • everett February 15, 2023 12:41 pm

    Former Everett Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Additional Assault and Battery Charges

    A former Massachusetts school superintendent convicted last week of indecent assault and battery for inappropriately touching an employee in his office pleaded guilty to additional charges this week. Frederick Foresteire, 79, who led the city of Everett’s schools from 1989 until his resignation in 2018 when the assault allegations first came to light, was sentenced on Feb. 9 to 18…

  • everett February 9, 2023 7:20 pm

    Former Everett Superintendent Convicted of Indecent Assault and Battery

    A former Massachusetts school superintendent was convicted by a jury Thursday of indecent assault and battery for inappropriately touching an employee in his office. Frederick Foresteire, 79, who led the city of Everett’s schools from 1989 until his resignation in 2018 when the assault allegations first came to light, was sentenced to 18 months in jail with 90 days to…

  • everett February 9, 2023 8:59 am

    State Clears the Way for Encore Boston Harbor Expansion

    State gaming regulators decided Wednesday to interpret the 2013 casino referendum in Everett to have authorized gaming on not just the current site of Encore Boston Harbor but also at least one other swath of land across the street, clearing the way for the resort-style casino’s expansion to move ahead. Encore parent company Wynn Resorts plans to construct a new…

  • everett December 29, 2022 6:38 am

    Dog Dies After Falling Through Ice in Everett, FD Says

    A dog died after falling through ice covering a small body of water in Everett, Massachusetts, according to first responders. Crews with the Everett Fire Department responded and tried to save the dog who fell through the ice, the agency wrote online Wednesday evening. The dog died of its injuries, according to EFD. Additional information was not released.

  • everett December 22, 2022 7:47 pm

    Everett Parking Clerk Helps Families Escape Burning Home

    Two families escaped as a fire ravaged through a house in Everett, Massachusetts, after a city worker alerted them to the flames. The fire broke out on Vine Street in Everett while the families, who have young kids, were sleeping. Brian Gianelli, a parking control officer for the city, was driving by early Thursday morning when he smelled smoke. He…

  • everett December 22, 2022 8:30 am

    Multiple People Evacuated After Fire in Everett

    There were no injuries reported

  • sports betting December 8, 2022 6:08 pm

    Everett Casino Snags First Sports Betting License

    The third time was the charm for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission as its regulators voted Thursday to award the state’s first sports betting license to Encore Boston Harbor after deferring similar votes for other outlets earlier in the week. The commission’s unanimous vote put the Everett casino owned by Wynn Resorts a big step closer to accepting in-person wagers...

  • everett December 7, 2022 7:11 pm

    Dramatic Rescue: Firefighters Remove Driver From Car That Crashed Over Wall in Everett

    Firefighters came to the rescue of a woman who became trapped in her car after it drove off a five-foot embankment on Wednesday afternoon in Everett, Massachusetts.

  • sports betting December 5, 2022 5:04 pm

    Public Input Limited On First Sports Betting Licenses

    As the Gaming Commission prepares to evaluate and possibly vote on Massachusetts’s first sports betting licenses this week, regulators got scant public input Monday on applications from the state’s existing slots parlor and casinos. The 10 a.m. hearing was meant to allow members of the public to weigh in on the three applications for in-person sports betting that commissioners...

  • everett November 18, 2022 5:55 pm

    Woman Arrested in Hit-and-Run That Injured Child in Everett, Police Say

    A child was injured in a hit-and-run in Everett, Massachusetts, Friday morning, and a woman was arrested, police said. Simonica Soares, 45, was charged with driving without a license, leaving the scene of an accident and driving while using a cell phone after the incident on Edith Street about 8 a.m., according to Everett police. The child suffered a leg…

  • everett November 16, 2022 7:04 pm

    Casino Expansion Forces New Look At 2013 Everett Vote

    As Encore Boston Harbor looks to expand its gambling offerings into a new development across the street from its existing casino, state regulators are revisiting the 2013 referendum through which Everett, Massachusetts voters backed the casino to try to suss out exactly what it was that city residents approved. Encore parent company Wynn Resorts wants to construct a new building…

  • Massachusetts October 13, 2022 11:53 pm

    Industrial Accident at Everett Scrapyard Prompts OSHA Response

    A man was hospitalized after being stuck in machinery Thursday at a scrapyard in Everett, Massachusetts. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday afternoon it was investigating a workplace incident. A large number of firefighters and other first responders worked to rescue a man at Scrap It, a facility on 2nd Street. Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria said...

  • everett September 19, 2022 7:29 am

    Flames Engulf Multi-Family Home in Everett, Leaving 5 Displaced

    Five people will need somewhere to stay after a fire ripped through the third floor and back porch of a multi-family home in Everett, Massachusetts Monday morning. Firefighters with the Everett Fire Department spent hours battling the fire on Woodlawn Street Monday, where they were met with towering flames when they first arrived. Everett Deputy Fire Chief Sean Dattoli told…

  • everett September 19, 2022 5:44 am

    Crews Battle House Fire in Everett

    The top section of a home in Everett was engulfed with flames Monday morning.

  • everett September 12, 2022 10:25 am

    Fire Tears Through Multi-Family Home in Everett

    Firefighters successfully rescued residents of an apartment building in Everett late Friday, in addition to a group of cats.

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