— Eye on Everett —

Taxes Are Going Up

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By Josh Resnek

Last week’s article on taxes going up here, by as much as 11% is what has been predicted by the city’s chief financial officer, is a news story that resonated better than anything else we have so far printed.On our website alone more than 3,000 visitors came online to read the story last week.

For a single publication with a very modest place in the industry, such a number of people coming online to our website to read the story about taxes rising is a story in itself.

That story, we have come to understand, was a red flag flying, a warning signal, a reason to question the mayor and his CFO and to wonder: do these people know what they are doing or is it a dog and pony show at city hall when it comes to the city’s finances? Continue reading — Eye on Everett —


Of Everett, Formerly of the North End

DeBellis, Margaret “Peggy”(Cadden), of Everett, formerly of the North End on September 18.

Beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Deborah Delle Donne and her husband Frank, Frank DeBellis and his wife Allison, Mark DeBellis and his wife Diane and Craig DeBellis and his partner Nicole Villasorda of Everett. Sister of Thomas Cadden and Mary Rose and the late Owen Cadden, Bernard Cadden, John Cadden, James Cadden, William Cadden and Elizabeth Hafey. She is survived by her loving grandchildren Frank Jr., Amanda, Aubrey, Nick and Jacqueline and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Chief Court Officer at Malden District Court
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Ricci, Gary M., of West Peabody, formerly of Everett on September 17, at age 63 after a long illness.

Beloved father of Dustin M Ricci. Loving brother of John Ricci and his wife Maria and Paul Ricci and his wife Janice. Beloved son of the late Angelo and Irene (Dieso) Ricci. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Everett Resident
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Martone, Cesira (Pasquariello), of Wakefield, formerly of Everett passed away on September 15 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe. Mother of Marcio and his wife Delfina of Wakefield, Maria Rosana DiMeo and her husband Arthur of Saugus. Sister of Elisa Grande, Carmella Iannuzzi, Maria Lombardi, Tony and Sam Pasquariello.

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Longtime Everett High School English Teacher
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Raymond Gallagher, age 82, husband of Frances A. (Rooney) Gallagher, passed away on Friday morning, September 7, 2018, at his home.

Born in Everett, son of the late John P. and Mary (Lydon) Gallagher, he was raised in Everett and graduated from Everett High School in the class of 1954.

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