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Cleaning the Mystic

August 16, 2018
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Cleaning the Mystic

With the Encore tower behind them, Jeff Caldwell and Jillian Kramer, both of Encore Boston Harbor,were part of a crew that volunteered with the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) last Thursday, Aug. 2, to remove invasive water chestnuts from the Mystic River in Everett. MyRWA has led such volunteer efforts for several years to...

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McGonagle Time

August 16, 2018
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McGonagle Time

Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo chatted with Jack McGrath about baseball, while State Rep. Joe McGonagle listened in during a time for McGonagle last Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Village Bar and Grill. Speaker DeLeo and Majority Leader Ron Mariano were on hand...

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Flower Bomb

August 16, 2018
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Flower Bomb

Artist Krissy Price and an assistant work on Monday evening to outfit the School Street bus stop in Everett Square with a “Flower Bomb,” which premiered for the morning commute on Tuesday. The flowers will be left up until Wednesday night, when they will...

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Wynn Resorts Concludes Internal Investigation, MGC to Finish by End of August

August 16, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced on Tuesday that it should be finished at the end of August with its investigation into sexual harassment claims and suitability considerations for...

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Commercial Triangle Zoning Passes Council, at Long Last

August 16, 2018
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The City Council unanimously passed the long-awaited Commercial Triangle Zoning District ordinance on Monday, setting the table for what will likely be the complete remaking of the south side...

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Council Votes Unanimously for Temporary Parking on Lower Broadway

August 16, 2018
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A zoning change that would accommodate temporary parking uses for Encore Boston Harbor gained approval from the City Council on Monday night in an 8-1 vote – even amidst...

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Exxon Building Buyer to Propose Luxury Apartments on Bow Street

August 16, 2018
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Lower Broadway continues to be less and less like ‘The Line’ and more and more like the place to be, as this week Attorney Paul DeLorey said one of...

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State Orders National Grid to Build Riverwalk Path,Unlocking Key Piece to the Malden River Greenway Plan

August 16, 2018
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It was but one year ago when residents of Everett and neighboring communities joined Department of Environment Protection (DEP) Commissioner Marty Suuberg on the BNY Mellon property on the...

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Capuano and Pressley Debate in 7th Congressional as the Democratic Primary Approaches Next Month

August 16, 2018
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With the Democratic primary coming up on Sept. 4, Congressman Mike Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley discussed the issues of transportation and housing, among others, in the...

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Gerly Adrien Releases Her Policies On Healthcare, Arts/Culture and Criminal Justice

August 16, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for the 28th Middlesex District state representative, is passionate about improving Everett and uniting as a community. This will be the last week highlighting policy as...

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Everett Independent Newspaper Presents Scholarships to Four Everett High Graduates

August 16, 2018
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The Everett Independent newspaper presented scholarships to four members of the Everett High School Class of 2018: Following is information about the four recipients, who will be continuing their...

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City Deemed Not Responsible for Collapsed Island End Culvert

August 16, 2018
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There have been about 10 million conversations at the City Council about the failing – and critical – Island End culvert, and about 10 million reasons (in dollars) to...

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Flower Bomb at Everett Square Bus Stop Attracts Attention, Good Vibes

August 16, 2018
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Roses, dahlias, marigolds and a Charlie Card. Waiting for the bus has never been so fragrant as it became on Tuesday and Wednesday this week when the “Flower Bomb”...

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DiDomenico Announces New Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Law

August 16, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature recently took historic steps to address the Alzheimer’s and dementia health care crisis in the Commonwealth voting into law...

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Mayor,Council Agree to Prevent Another ‘Self-Storage Disaster’

August 16, 2018
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Rising out of a former vacant lot on Revere Beach Parkway is a building that Mayor Carlo DeMaria said makes him sick to his stomach every morning. It’s the...

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Everett Teams Join 32nd Season of Jimmy Fund Little League

August 16, 2018
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Everett Little Leaguers are stepping up to the plate in the fight against cancer. Five teams, Everett 11’s, Everett 12 Gold, Everett 9’s, Everett Gold, and Everett 12’s Red in Honor of Team Ruby, have joined Jimmy Fund Little League,...

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Police Briefs 08-15-2018

August 16, 2018
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POLICE Log Thursday, 6/21 Robson Queiroz, 29, 607 Fellsway, Medford was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed and failure to stop. Nel Rodriguez-Cartagena, 24, 24 High St., Everett, was...

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Healthcare for All

August 16, 2018
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There are many opinions on the types of healthcare Americans should have access to. Republicans in Congress believe we’re all on our own. I believe we’re all in this...

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National Grid Lock-Out of Workers Did Not Have to Happen

August 16, 2018
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Imagine your employer locked you out of your job, stopped paying you and canceled health insurance for you and your family all as a way to send a message:...

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Letter to the Editor

August 16, 2018
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We Need Clear and Comprehensive Bail Reform Dear Editor, For many decades, cash bail has been at the center of our criminal justice system. Bail is an order set...

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Dementia-Reporting Bill Will Help Us All

August 16, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a landmark bill this past week that has been hailed as a first-in-the-nation effort to require that medical professionals undergo training in the...

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Obituaries 08-15-2018

August 16, 2018
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Gerald ‘Jay’ DeBenedetto Retired typesetter and active member of Elks and American Legion Gerald  “Jay” DeBenedetto passed away on August 10 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston after a...

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Senior BBQ at the Connolly Center

August 11, 2018
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Senior BBQ at the Connolly Center

Margaret Cornelio was decked out in her Mardi Gras gear for the senior BBQ at the Connolly Center on Wednesday, July 25. Seniors had great food and fun on the...

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Firefighter Pipitone- Braley Passes Away from Occupational Cancer

August 11, 2018
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Firefighter Pipitone- Braley Passes Away from Occupational Cancer

Everett first and only female firefighter, Susan Pipitone-Braley, passed away last week after a bout with cancer brought on due to exposure to toxic materials during her 25-year stint...

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