Simonelli at the Heart of Facebook Controversy

 Despite Apology, Some Call for His Resignation

By Josh Resnek

A large contingent of Haitian members of the Everett community crowded into city hall Mon

About 80 people crowded into the council chamber to show their support and to speak out publicly about Councilor Simonelli’s comments on Facebook. At 

day evening to denounce Councillor Stephen Simonelli.

Nearly every speaker demanded his resignation and expressed disgust and dismay for his failure to denounce a Facebook posting that derided and degraded the Haitian community.

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Everett Resident

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Catherine A. Bardaro of Everett passed away peacefully, in her home on Sunday, March 25th. She was 86 years of age. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene (Red) Bardaro. She was one of 5 children of the late Catherine (Giardullo) and Romolo DiMarzo.

She is survived by her devoted children, Steven Bardaro of Plum Island and Anthony Bardaro of Everett and by a number of her loving Neices and Nephews. She was the loving grandmother of Chanel Bardaro of Somerville. She is also survived by her devoted sister Dorothy Montalto of Somerville. In a

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ddition to her husdband and parents she is predeceased by her lovely sisters, the late Anna Salsgiver, the late Ida Storniaulo and her wonderful brother, the late Nicholas DiMarzo.

Per her wishes, a Funeral Services will be celebrated in the Chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street, Everett, Friday, April 13th at 11 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Services will conclude with her Interment at the Woodlawn Cemetery Columbarium. Funeral arrangements facilitated by Boston Cremation, Malden, MA

Senator DiDomenico Celebrates Immigrants Day at the State House

Immigration2Senator Sal DiDomenico recently joined his friends at the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition, along with participating organizations and advocates at the 2018 Immigrants Day at the State House. Immigrants Day is the biggest lobbying day of the year for immigrants, refugees and allies. Continue reading Senator DiDomenico Celebrates Immigrants Day at the State House

MPA Endorses Capuano

By Josh Resnek

The Massachusetts Police Association (MPA), the largest law enforcement labor organization in the Commonwealth, has endorsed U.S. Representative Michael E. Capuano for re-election in Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District.

“The Massachusetts Police Association is proud to endorse Mike Capuano in his campaign for re-election,” said Alan Andrews, president of the MPA. “Congressman Capuano has always represented working families with passion and integrity.”

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Everett Looms Large


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Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Foresteire (left) and Attorney Richard J. O’Neil Jr. (right), the Chief Executive Of cer of Everett Bank, are pictured with Governor Char- lie Baker at a re- ception hosted by Dennis Leonard and family at their home on Pleasant Street in Everett.

By Josh Resnek

Everett could be a swing city that decides the congressional racein September.

“I have been to Everett many times recently,” said veteran Congressman Mike Capuano at a lunch among friends in East Boston recently.

He is arguably entering the race of his political life.

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