Matewsky Halloween Party # 40

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Councilman At Large Wayne Matewsky & Friends started holding the Safe Halloween Party in 1979 when report surfaced that Halloween candies had been tainted, making door-to-door Trick or Treating unsafe for children. Since 1979, Wayne has annually held a Free Safe Children’s Party for the children of Everett.

This year, the Annual Free Safe Children’s Halloween Party will be held at the Schiavo Club Hall at 71 Tileston Street (Village neighborhood) on Sunday, October 27, 2019 between 2-4 p.m. There will be refreshments, entertainment, candy and prizes for the best costume, and an adult coffee table. Fun for all!

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Shooting on Partridge Leaves One Dead, Police Searching for Two Suspects

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Everett Police search and around Partridge Terrace during last weeks shooting. (Photos by Joseph Prezioso)

By Lorenzo Recupero

On October 8, just before 9PM, multiple gunshots rang out on Partridge Terrace leaving one man dead from gunshot wounds and two suspects still on the loose.

The victim, identified as 26-year-old Robert Hinckley, was shot multiple times and received CPR on the scene but later succumbed to his wounds at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital.

Hinckley, who moved recently from Chelsea, leaves behind a wife and 6-year-old daughter.

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Application Process for Superintendent Search Closes; Next Comes Selection

By Josh Resnek

Late Friday afternoon marked the end of the open period when those considering Everett’s public school superintendent’s position were able to submit their applications to the search committee.

The search committee, comprised of 15 men and women, all with deep connections to public school education, the administration and the school department and committee, has not yet released a list of those who have applied.

That list is expected to be revealed in the coming week or two and will be shared with all the stakeholders in the education community here before being whittled down to three finalists.

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Parking and new Development

In a rare bit of city government not witnessed here before, a question about a mixed use residential and commercial project on Broadway travelled from the Zoning Board of Appeals to the city council Monday night for a vote.

The city council approved the measure. Only Councilor Steven Simonelli voted against it.

It allows a local developer to build 18 residential units and to have a café or coffee shop on the first floor.

This came after 20 months of contentious debate regarding parking. The developer is building the project without parking.

Many councilors find the project without parking incomprehensible – just as they find the modern Everett growing up all around us as something they never imagined happening.

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EVERETT COMMUNITY ART WALK RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 1

Integral Arts Everett cordially invites residents to the opening ceremony and ribbon cutting event for the Everett Community Art Walk on Tuesday, October 1st at 11am in front of Everett City Hall at 484 Broadway. Mayor Carlo DeMaria will be in attendance along with State Senator Sal DiDomenico and State Representative Joe McGonagle to welcome participants and kick off the start of this event.

The Everett Community Art Walk is a city- wide month long art scavenger hunt in which participants are invited to explore the city and find artwork hidden among 30 local businesses and community organizations. The exhibit will be on display throughout the entire month of October, and participants can view artwork at any time during the month. Participation is suitable for all ages, free, and open to the public.

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