Team Capone hosts Haitian Cultural Celebration Saturday


Please join Mayoral Candidate Fred Capone for a celebration of Haitian culture this Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 5 pm.

The event will be held at Campaign headquarters located at 142 School Street.

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Artists Sought For Third Annual Everett Community Art Walk

Applications are open, actively seeking local artists to apply, Deadline 09/03/2021.

Integral Arts Everett is proud to present the third annual Everett Community Art Walk, a temporary art exhibit. Artwork from local artists will be sprinkled across the city at local businesses and community organizations. Visitors are invited to explore the city during the month of October to discover them all. Some of the artwork will be displayed in front windows and will be visible from the street. For other pieces, visitors will have to search inside local businesses. The exhibit will be free, open to the public, and suitable for all ages.

Artist applications will be open through 9/3/2021. There are two ways to apply:

Integral Arts Everett’s website https://integralartseverett.org/index.html or email us at integralartseverett@gmail.com.

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Capone rails against potential stadium deal

A rumored sale by the mayor of Veterans Memorial Stadium to make way for redevelopment is opposed by mayoral candidate and city councilor Fred Capone. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)

Says preserve site, honor vet’s memories

By JOSH RESNEK

The mayor’s plans to sell Everett Memorial Stadium and to build a hotel or 300 units of apartment housing on the site, is being questioned and discouraged by candidate for mayor, Councilor Fred Capone.

The mayor and a developer have apparently agreed on a money deal, as reported more than a year ago by the Leader Herald.

How much will be paid and by whom and what will be built on the site remains in question.

Those questions are being pursued in earnest by Capone. He believes the stadium, which was built as a war memorial to the city’s fallen war dead, would be better left alone by the mayor.

“Relocating the stadium would result in the loss of one of our community’s most historical treasures. Additionally, without the stadium, the veteran memorials both outside the park and within it would be out of place, lose some of its significance or risk significant damage during a relocation effort. Moreover, if another large-scale construction project is proposed one more neighborhood would become overcrowded and engulfed,” Capone said during a recent Zoom meeting where he discussed the issue with voters and members of the city government.

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Rivergreen Park Earth Day cleanup scheduled for Saturday, May 15

APRIL 23: A Canada goose paddles along the Malden River as late afternoon sun shines on the water. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)


The City of Everett will be hosting an Earth Day Celebration and Cleanup at Rivergreen Park (1 Rivergreen Drive, Everett) on Saturday, May 15 from 9am-12pm.

This event will include a presentation regarding the current and future plans of Everett’s waterfront, a ribbon cutting of the city’s new canoe & kayak launch, and a community cleanup event. Following the event, there will be a BBQ for all who volunteer.

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Sgt. John Mazzie retires

A class act signs off after 33 years

Everett Police chief Steve Mazzie and his brother Sgt. John Mazzie. (Courtesy photo)

By JOSH RESNEK

On July 8, 2020, Sgt. John Mazzie put in his last day as an Everett Police officer.

Thus ended, a 33 year career on a police force that is a far different place than it was when he started out as a much younger man.

It is impossible for the uninitiated to understand just what it is like to sign away your life to serving the city of Everett in 1987, to putting on the blue uniform, and to remain whole and upbeat, proud and with his integrity intact, up to the day of his retirement in the 20th year of the 21st Century.

The revolution in policing continues during this summer of great discontent across the nation.

Sgt. John Mazzie has seen it all. He’s been through the trials and tribulations of being a police officer. He has come to understand the human predicament almost completely.

Mazzie started out as a Field Training Officer in the 1990’s.

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