Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ways and Means Hearings Open with Ten Departments: Committee Meetings Will Continue Through Wednesday Night

June 17, 2014
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The Everett City Council’s Committee on Ways and Means, a committee of the whole, opened its review of the FY 2015 budget Monday night, by meeting with 10 department heads, who each were accompanied by Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Chief of Staff Melissa Rodrigues and City Auditor Richard Viscay. In this inaugural budget season for...

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Police Briefs 06-18-2014

June 17, 2014
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Monday, May 19 Gaber Ahmed Eisharkawi, 62, 76 Malden, St., Everett, was arrested for domestic abuse. Kristen McQuaid, 32, 712 Summer St., Lynn, was arrested for two counts of receiving stolen property over $250 and breaking and entering in the day with I tent to commit a felony. Lurina Rivera, 29, 117 North Commons...

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Obituaries 06-18-2014

June 17, 2014
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Donna Lee Lewis Of Revere, Formerly of Everett Donna Lee Lewis of Revere, formerly of Everett, died unexpectedly on June 9. She was the loving mother of Dennis J. Orlandino, Jr.; loving daughter of the late George and Evelyn (O’Neill) Lewis; dear sister of Richard Lewis of Winchendon and the late Michael DiStasio and...

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Everett Art Students Help Beautify the City

June 10, 2014
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Everett Art Students Help Beautify the City

Students and faculty members of the Everett Public Schools Art Department were valuable participants in the Mayor’s Spring Clean Up initiative. The students used their skills and creativity to beautify transformer boxes with colorful works of art. Ms. Amanda Gil and her students from the Parlin School designed the box on the corner of...

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Everett Art Students Honored at Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards Program

June 10, 2014
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Everett Art Students Honored at Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards Program

The Everett High School (EHS) Art Department is happy to announce that it had seven outstanding students honored in this year’s Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards program. EHS students garnered four Gold Key awards, one Silver Key honor, and two honorable mention selections. The Gold Key winners went on to compete against other Gold...

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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art

June 10, 2014
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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art

Katy Leigh Rogers was one of 84 seniors who graduated from Montserrat College of Art during commencement on May 16 at the Dane Street Church in Beverly, MA. Rogers is a resident of Everett, MA. She graduated with Dean’s Highest Honors and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a concentration in Interdisciplinary...

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Council to Consider Order to Drop Fire Chief Position from Civil Service

June 10, 2014
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The Everett City Council briefly discussed a new order that would drop the Fire Chief’s position from Civil Service and allow the city to consider other factors when determining the qualifications for future fire chief candidates and appointees. The issue will be taken up again at the Council’s next full meeting on June 23,...

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Council Approves $500k Stormwater Study: Planning Project Could Take 18 Months, and Result in Citywide Strategies

June 10, 2014
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The City Council grudgingly voted in favor of an Administration request to borrow $500,000 from the State Revolving Fund, with the money going to fund a study of the city’s stormwater and wastewater drainage flow, with a focus on the second street and village neighborhoods. The matter was hotly debated between councilors and department...

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Gaming Commission to Hold Host Community Public Hearing at Connolly Center June 25

June 10, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents and businesses of the Host Community Public Hearing being held by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday June 25th at 4:00PM in the Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street. The public hearing is intended to provide the Commission with the opportunity to pose questions regarding...

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Council Adopts New Stabilization Accounts, Policies

June 10, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted to authorize the City Auditor to bond $8,925,000 to pay for previously approved Capital Improvement Plan projects in fiscal year 2015, and followed that up with four votes that established new stabilization accounts for specific purposes and fund them with $700,000 from the city’s discretionary fund balance (free cash),...

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