Monthly Archives: August 2013

War of Words on Casino

August 14, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s press conference last Friday about Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s  assertion that the Wynn Resorts is using Boston roads in their development plan has certainly raised the stakes for the Wynn casino proposal. The rhetoric between DeMaria, Menino, and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone shows how contentious this development has become among these...

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Everett Scholarships

August 14, 2013
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More than $135,000 in scholarships were awarded to 121 Everett High School students at the end of the school year in the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts. We want to thank the individuals, organizations, and corporations who gave the money to fund these scholarships.   With the cost of higher education getting...

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Police Briefs 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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7/29 Jorge Delgado, 17, 84 Bow St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery. 7/30 Jose Barrientos, 35, 132 Chelsea St., Everett, was arrested for being in violation of protective order. Gregg Snyder Jr., 27, 9 Valley St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the Influence of Drugs. Jesse Tapia, 39, 14 Hawthorne...

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Obituaries 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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Kimberly Renee Johnson Of Boston Kimberly Renee Johnson of Boston died on August 8. The loving mother of Ronty Tinsely and Kemari Johnson, she was the beloved daughter of Angela Johnson and the late John Johnson; loving sister of Noel Johnson and his wife, Lita, John Johnson, Jr. and his wife, Julie, Dale Johnson...

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Summer City Works Participates in Community Service

August 7, 2013
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Summer City Works Participates in Community Service

Recently over 100 of Everett’s youth, who are attending the City Works summer camp, assisted the Everett Police Department in washing the EPD vehicles.  Camp members and counselors washed the vehicles in an effort to teach the youth about the importance of community participation and community service. “The main objective of the community service...

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Everett High School Scholarship Awards Night

August 7, 2013
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Everett High School Scholarship Awards Night

Multiple scholarship recipient Rebecca Merriman is pictured with her parents, Susan and David, and her grandmother, Louise Downing, at the 2013 Everett High School Scholarship Awards Night inside the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts. The scholarship awards night is one of the most anticipated events on the EHS calendar, as 121...

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Mayoral Debates Still Not Scheduled: with Five Weeks to Go Before the Mayoral Primary, No Debates Have Been Scheduled

August 7, 2013
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More than two months have passed since all of the candidates in the Mayor’s race have emerged. However, there still has been no announcement of a single debate between the three candidates for mayor, including any announcement from incumbent Mayor Carlo DeMaria. To be fair to all three candidates, this summer has been a...

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Boston Pols Continue to Eye Wynn Proposal Suspiciously

August 7, 2013
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The subject of a proposed resort casino development in Everett has evolved quite dramatically in the past nine months. In November, nearly any politico who was paying attention to casino development in Massachusetts had determined that the lone resort casino license for the Greater Boston area was going to be awarded to the group...

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Ballot Positions Set for Upcoming Sept. Election

August 7, 2013
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Candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor in Wards Two, Five and Six gathered at the City Clerk’s Office on Monday August 5th to witness the drawing to determine the ballot position of their names for the upcoming September 17th City Preliminary Election. The new City Charter requires that ballot position be determined by lottery....

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August is Here

August 7, 2013
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Yes, the days have become noticeably shorter and there has been a chill in the air at night. And when the calendar turns to August, as it has, it’s sort of a signal that the new school year is not that far away and soon another summer will be in the books. But the...

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