Monthly Archives: March 2013

Matewsky Allegations Sent to Council Ethics Commission: Supporters Dominate Public Speaking Session Prior to Council Vote

March 22, 2013
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A group of six speakers addressed the Everett Common Council during the public speaking portion of the meeting Monday night, to state their support for Councilor and Democratic State Representative Candidate Wayne Matesky, who has been beset by allegations of poor conduct at a local Everett restaurant the after his Primary Election victory in...

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Medical Marijuana Zoning Bans Not Permitted: Attorney General’s Ruling on Marijuana Zoning to Effect Everett Efforts

March 22, 2013
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Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office ruled last week that cities and towns are not permitted to enact a ban on marijuana treatment centers. However, he ruling also did allow that towns may adopt zoning bylaws to regulate such treatment centers and may enact temporary moratoriums on the development of the centers. The Attorney General’s...

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City to Begin New Residential Water Meter Installation

March 22, 2013
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In a continuing effort to improve City services, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City Services Water Department are pleased to report that the installation of the new Residential Water Meters will begin in April.  Mass Installation Inc., of Norwood, MA, was recently awarded the contract to install over 8000 new water meters and the...

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Briefs

March 22, 2013
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Council approves increase for Retirement Board The Common Council voted Monday night to approve an increase in the stipend for members of the Retirement Board from $3,000 annually to $4,500 annually, as allowed by state law. This issue has been back and forth between the Board of Aldermen and the Council over the past month....

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Massachuetts Mayors Against Illegal Guns Release PSA: Call on Congress to Take Action, Reduce Gun Violence

March 22, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr., along with Mayor Thomas Menino and fourteen other Massachusetts municipal leaders, all members of the bipartisan coalition, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a national alliance of mayors committed to fighting gun crime, have released a video public service announcement encouraging citizens to demand Congress to take immediate action to prevent gun...

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Obituaries 03-20-2013

March 22, 2013
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Thelma Massey Of Malden, formerly of Everett Thelma I. Massey of Malden, formerly of Everett, died on March 12. She was the beloved wife of the late J. Wesley Massey and the late Sylvester “Duke” Anderson, Sr.; mother of Sylvester “Duke” Anderson, Jr. and his wife, Cecelia and was predeceased by six siblings.  She...

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Hanlon to Run Sticker Campaign He Will Reach out to Voters “Who Want a Choice”

March 21, 2013
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Democratic State Representative hopeful and former Mayor John Hanlon said this week that he has decided to continue his efforts to represent the city of Everett in the statehouse, despite his special election primary loss earlier this month, with a sticker campaign in the April 2 general election. Hanlon who knows he is facing...

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Texas Roadhouse Officials Confirm Allegations Against Matewsky: Say That Councilor Has Apologized and ‘Matter is Now Closed’

March 21, 2013
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Common Councilor and Democratic State Representative Candidate Wayne Matewsky was accused of using his position to obtain unwarranted privileges for himself and his guests at a local restaurant and later engaged in a verbal argument with other guests of the restaurant over the behavior of a young special needs child, before leaving the establishment...

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EBSB Makes Grossman’s Stimulus Plan Shine Locally

March 13, 2013
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EBSB Makes Grossman’s Stimulus Plan Shine Locally

At the turn of the last century, Treasurer Steven Grossman’s grandfather Max took a chance and decided to become and entrepreneur. With the help of a small bank, Max Grossman started an envelope company. The company sold specially designed envelopes that would hide the fact they contained money being sent back to Italy from...

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Grade 2 Reading Fair at the Whittier School

March 13, 2013
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Grade 2 Reading Fair at the Whittier School

To celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and Read Across America Day, Whittier School second graders held their first annual Reading Fair. On the morning of the event, the school’s library was home to 68 second graders who were eager to showcase special reading projects.  Students chose a book at their reading level, read it, and...

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