Monthly Archives: September 2014

Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

September 22, 2014
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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

Mrs. Hannah Sheehan, a tireless volunteer to the city’s youth sports programs and a loving mother who saw her five sons take part in Everett Crimson Tide Athletics, has been selected to serve as the Honorary Marshal of the 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade. “Mrs. Sheehan is an ideal person to serve as...

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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

September 22, 2014
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Wynn Wins: MGC Awards Casino License to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday

It came down to risky versus safe, and in the end the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose the riskier bet in awarding the Greater Boston resort casino license to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday afternoon. The vote ended up 3-1 to give it to Wynn, mostly based on jobs numbers and economic development benefits. Those...

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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

September 22, 2014
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Wynn, Demaria Excited to See Snowball Effect for Casino

When Everett residents got together a few years ago – long before a casino was ever in the cards for the city – to discuss a plan for Lower Broadway, they wanted access to their waterfront and a marina. On Tuesday, Mayor Carlo DeMaria reported that they got what they wanted and then some....

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School Enrollment Continues to Climb: More than 7,200 Students Now Enrolled in Everett Schools

September 22, 2014
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According to Dr. Thomas Stella, assistant superintendent of Everett public schools, enrollment in the Everett school system has continued to climb, even after the opening of schools two weeks ago. On Monday evening, Dr. Stella and Superintendent of Schools Frederick Foresteire informed the Everett School Committee that nearly 300 new students had registered for...

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Council Votes to Keep Fire Chief Position in Civil Service

September 22, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted unanimously last Wednesday, September 10, against a proposal by Mayor Carlo DeMaria that would have taken the Fire Chief’s position out of civil service and eliminated a requirement that new fire chiefs, when chosen, be required to complete the Fire Chief’s exam that accompanies that designation. Though the mayor...

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West Nile Virus Found in Everett

September 22, 2014
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The Mass. Dept. of Public Health recently reported that mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNV) have been found in Everett and in other communities in the Metro Boston area.  This news should serve as a warning that mosquitoes pose a health threat between now and early October.  Although the chances of acquiring WNV are...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 Dairo Builes Restrepo, 44, Commorant Way, was arrested for manufacturing, dispensing and distributing a Class B substance, trafficking in cocaine; and conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws. Rahn Carter, 25, 4412 Washington St., Roslindale, was arrested for receiving, buying, etc., stolen merchandise; unregistered operation of a motor vehicle; operating with...

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A Great Day for Everett

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long-shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a casino site now is on the verge of becoming a...

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Everett Community Health Partnership to Hold Event to Build Support for Commercial Urban Agricultural Expansion Project

September 22, 2014
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In March of this year, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) awarded the Everett Community Health Partnership (ECHP) one of nine Urban Agriculture grants to explore the development of commercial urban agriculture in Everett.  With this grant funding, ECHP, through the Everett Community Growers, mapped land suitable for food growing, held various community...

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Top-Ranked Xaverian Bests Everett, 21-14: Home Opener Versus Tough Tewksbury Friday

September 22, 2014
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Continuing on the toughest non-league schedule in Massachusetts, the Everett High football team fell to No. Xaverian, 21-14, at the Hawk Bowl in Westwood. And if you were looking for a break in the schedule, there isn’t one in sight. Tewksbury, the reigning Division 3 state champion with a 14-game winning streak, comes to...

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