Monthly Archives: August 2013

Mayor Visits Rec’s Back to School Basketball Jam

August 28, 2013
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Mayor Visits Rec’s Back to School Basketball Jam

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently stopped in to visit with local Everett youth who attended the Recreation Department’s “Back to School Jam” Basketball Camp. The camp was held in the final weeks of summer for kids ages 6-12. A last hurrah before the new school year, both boys and girls got in some last minute...

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Baldwin Ave Park Receives Updates

August 28, 2013
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Baldwin Ave Park Receives Updates

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is excited to announce the completion of the new basketball courts at Baldwin Ave Park.  The park’s courts have been fully repaved and painted.  The addition of new basketball nets will round out the updates to the West Everett park. Updates to Baldwin Ave park are part of Mayor DeMaria’s ongoing...

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Gaming Commission Set to Mediate the Wynn-Boston Dispute: City Officials Plan to Attend Sept. 4th Meeting

August 28, 2013
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The persistent, public bickering that has evolved over the summer as Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has traded barbs and challenges with representatives of Wynn Resorts about their proposed Everett resort casino has finally got the attention of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and its chairman, Stephen Crosby. Mayor Menino and Wynn Resorts have been arguing...

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Boston Signs Casino Agreement with Suffolk Downs/Caesars

August 28, 2013
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Boston broke the silence on Tuesday afternoon, signing a casino host community agreement with Suffolk Downs/Caesars Entertainment that would bring $52 million in annual payments to Boston and 4,000 permanent jobs. Revere is currently reviewing its agreement, for which negotiations concluded nearly six months ago, and has not yet signed its host community agreement...

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Aldermen Question Charter School Lease at Old High School: Verizon Declines Invitation to Offer Cable Service in Town

August 28, 2013
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Mayoral Chief of Staff Melissa Rodrigues handled a bevy of questions from the Board of Aldermen Monday night pertaining to the city’s decision to lease space inside the old high school on Broadway to the Pioneer Charter School this fall. Rodrigues began by apologizing to Aldermen for not informing the board of the city’s...

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Summer’s Last Gasp: Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend Safely

August 28, 2013
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The forecast for the Labor Day weekend is for sunny and warm weather — a perfect combination for outdoor activity of all kinds on the official last weekend of summer. As we look back at the past three months, it seems as if it were just yesterday that we were celebrating the arrival of...

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School’s Back: So Be Careful Driving on Our Streets

August 28, 2013
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School either already has begun or will be back in session shortly in communities  all across the state — and that means motorists who have become accustomed to child-free streets during the morning commute once again must become eagle-eyed and on the lookout for children and school buses on our roadways. The start of...

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Obituaries 08-28-2013

August 28, 2013
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John McGrath Of Brookline, formerly of Everett John A. McGrath of Brookline, formerly of Everett, died on August 17. He was the son of Jean (Martocchio) and the late John and brother of Stacy, all of Brookline. He is also survived by many beloved friends and family members. Interment will be in the Bourne...

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Mayor Attends City Works BBQ & Art Show

August 21, 2013
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Mayor Attends City Works BBQ & Art Show

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently had the privilege of joining over 100 of Everett’s youth, who are attending the City Works Summer Program, at the camp’s annual summer barbecue and art show. The Mayor spoke to the group about Everett Pride, and about the importance of valuing and respecting ones’ community.  He expressed that Everett...

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Tuesday, August 27 Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

August 21, 2013
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Tuesday, August 27 Opening Day for Everett Public Schools

Superintendent Frederick F. Foresteire announced that Everett Public Schools will open for the 2013-2014 school year on Tuesday, August 27th  for all students in Grades One through Eight, as well as all Grade Nine students attending Everett High School for the first time.  They should report to their respective schools no later than 7:45...

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