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Black Hawk in Glendale Park

July 22, 2016
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Black Hawk in Glendale Park

A U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopter landed in Glendale Park so Everett residents and participants in the Junior Police Academy could get a close look last Friday, July 15. The helicopter has visited the Academy on the last day of the session the past two years.

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Creature Teacher

July 22, 2016
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Creature Teacher

Joseph Pendleton bravely let Harold the tarantula sit upon his head during The Creature Teacher summer program at the Shute Library last Thursday, July 14. Children at the program got to interact with snakes, frogs lizards and birds, and learn about how those animals...

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Hot Real Estate:Wynn Boston Harbor Buys Properties on Lower Broadway

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor team has been on a spending spree over the last month – and even stretching back to January – buying out properties along Lower Broadway for millions of dollars. The Independent identified seven properties purchased in the...

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Hearing Officer Sides with Wynn, DEP on Granting of License

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The hearing officer handling the Wynn Boston Harbor Chapter 91 appeal released a recommendation late on Friday that gave Somerville standing, but recommended allowing the Wynn...

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Freightliner Approved by Appeals for Wynn Relocation to GE Site

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a quick decision that riled one city councilor and some neighbors, the Everett Board of Appeals on Monday night approved a plan by Wynn Boston...

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Second Post Road Development Passes Major Test at Appeals

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Andy Montelli wanted to build a second project in Everett, he rounded up his architect and development team at Post Road Residential and went to...

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Pokémon Go Brings Strange,but Respectful,Gatherings in Everett

July 22, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Pokémon Go, a new free-to-play mobile app, has quickly become an overnight sensation and is making an impact in greater Boston communities such as Everett. While Pokémon may...

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Massachusetts Glaucoma Patients Suffer Because Of Outdated Eye Care Rules

July 22, 2016
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By Dr. Matthew Forgues Glaucoma patients across the United States can receive treatment from their optometrists. In Massachusetts, however, more than 60,000 glaucoma patients are barred by state law...

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EPA’s Emissions Report Trades Science for Politics

July 22, 2016
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By Jeff Stier The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest report on greenhouse gas emissions demonstrates shrewd political strategy — and a wanton disregard for objective science. Using a questionable methodology,...

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Our Summer of Discontent

July 22, 2016
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Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might...

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Obituaries 07-20-2016

July 22, 2016
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Fred Mandracchia Late proprietor of New Bridge Café Chelsea Fred J. Mandracchia of Everett passed away on  July 11. He was 88 years old. The late proprietor of New...

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Council Confirms Appointment of Three New Police Transfers

July 16, 2016
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Council Confirms Appointment of Three New Police Transfers

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council met briefly on Monday night with a short agenda, but one that included some good news for local law enforcement efforts....

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DA Calls Human Skeleton find in Everett A ‘Suspicious Death’

July 16, 2016
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DA Calls Human Skeleton find in Everett A ‘Suspicious Death’

By Katy Rogers A human skull was discovered in the Rover Street area on National Grid Property in Everett on Thursday morning, July 7. A worker discovered the human...

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Everett Farmers’ Market Offers ‘Lids for Kids’

July 16, 2016
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Everett Farmers’ Market Offers ‘Lids for Kids’

More than 100 lucky boys and girls received free gifts at the Everett Farmers’ Market last Wednesday, July 6. The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center sponsored “Lids for Kids,”...

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Public Meeting Tonight:Wynn Boston Harbor Will Give View of ‘Real’ Construction Details

July 16, 2016
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By Seth Daniel What has to date been discussions of possibilities and ideas around the Wynn Boston Harbor casino will be boiled down to timelines and construction techniques at...

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Everett Youth Join Junior Police Academy

July 16, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The best time to build relationships with the public for police isn’t often when they are called to de-escalate a situation – sometimes a violent situation...

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Sadness Across America

July 16, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in...

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Obituaries 07-13-2016

July 16, 2016
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Leo Flynn, Jr. Member of undefeated 1960 Everett High Football Team Leo Flynn, Jr. of Erie, Pa. formerly of Everett, passed away quietly after a long illness on Thursday,...

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Council to Propose Clinician Ride Alongs for Opioid Cases

July 16, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. City Councilor John Leo McKinnon, the chairperson of the Council’s Special Opioid task Force said this week that the committee will be making a resolution...

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Parlin Students Raise More than $1,000 for the Jimmy Fund

July 8, 2016
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Parlin Students Raise More than $1,000 for the Jimmy Fund

In a great display of school and community spirit, eighth-grade students at the Parlin School in Everett raised $1,042 for the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Faber Cancer Institute in Boston. As...

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City of Everett Receives Community Development Block Grant

July 8, 2016
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City of Everett Receives Community Development Block Grant

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development recently announced that the City of Everett is set to receive an $825,000 award through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)...

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Evening Program Designed to Help Children with Autism

July 8, 2016
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Evening Program Designed to Help Children with Autism

By Katy Rogers The FSI Autism organization run by Shawn Coyle, recently collaborated with Madeline English special needs teacher, Shane McNally, to create a fun program that keeps their...

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New Firefighters and Auxiliary Police Sworn In

July 8, 2016
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New Firefighters and Auxiliary Police Sworn In

By Katy Rogers Monday evening’s council meeting began with the swearing in of eleven new firefighters and auxiliary police.  Chief David Butler, who is looking forward to retirement, passed...

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Everett Celebrates Independence Day Festivities

July 8, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria welcomed hundreds of residents to the City of Everett’s annual Independence Day celebration last Saturday. Everyone enjoyed the variety of games, food and music at the...

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