Franklin J. Foley, Jr.

Former Everett teacher, known as “Papa”

Franklin J. Foley Jr., of Everett, entered into eternal rest at home surrounded
by his loving family on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was 82 years old.

Born in South Bend, Indiana, Frank lived in Everett for most of his life. He was retired from the Everett School System where he worked as a classroom teacher and driving school teacher.

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Barbara Carmela (Falzone) Graf

Loved family, travel

Barbara Carmella (Falzone) Graf, of Everett, entered into eternal rest, unexpectedly, on December 30, 2020, in the CHA-Everett Hospital. She was 83 years old.

Barbara was born in Everett. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren most of all. Family was everything to her and she was everything and more to them.

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Thelma May (Groom) Centurino

Will be missed by family

Thelma May (Groom) Centurino, 98, passed away peacefully in North Carolina on Saturday, December 26, 2020.

Thelma had a long life, enjoying traveling with friends and family and spending summers at Sebago Lake, Maine. She will be sorely missed by family and friends.

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Capone family honors Dorothy Martin Long

The Capone family recognizes Dorothy Martin Lang for her contributions. (Courtesy photo)

The Capone Family recently honored the late Dorothy Martin Long in recognition and appreciation of her advocacy on behalf of Housing Families GREAT Youth and Families Program in Malden.

Housing Families assists children experiencing educational challenges created by housing instability to receive homework and tutoring help. Mrs. Long was a steadfast supporter of the Program.

Dorothy volunteered as a tutor for over 16 years. She was well known in Everett for her community service, her boundless energy, and her commitment to helping others.

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High School winter sports schedules remain benched


Winter Sports at Everett Public Schools will remain on freeze until further notice, with no formal decision being made to allow school sports to resume in the city as of Tuesday night.

In December the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Everett Public Schools administration, including coaches agreed to allow Winter Sports to commence at Everett High School given a strict schedule and modified rules be implemented but a last-second blocking from the City prevented it from happening due to concerns about rising Covid-19 numbers.

If the City of Everett authorizes HS sports to continue, a 10-game basketball season could start the week of January 18 but it would come at the cost of hyper-modified gameplay and an NBA bubble-like schedule.

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