Monthly Archives: July 2015

AG Healy Calls for Delay in Wynn Casino Process

July 22, 2015
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State Attorney General Maura Healy, a Charlestown resident and the top law enforcement official in the state, has called for the state environmental and traffic regulators to delay awarding an environmental certificate to the Wynn Everett casino until an in-depth, regional traffic study has been completed. In a letter sent on Monday, July 13,...

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Junior Cadet Program Sees Record Number of Campers

July 22, 2015
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Junior Cadet Program Sees Record Number of Campers

Push ups, jumping jacks, touring the City’s jail cells aren’t exactly what most students would equate with summer fun, but apparently it’s striking a chord with Everett students as a record number of cadets have turned out this week for the Everett Police Department’s Jr. Cadet program. The week long camp is for grades...

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Wynn Won’t Buy Honda:Planning Board Meeting Rich in Details During First Local Casino Review

July 22, 2015
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Wynn Won’t Buy Honda:Planning Board Meeting Rich in Details During First Local Casino Review

Members of the Wynn Everett team said on Monday night that, contrary to many rumors, they will not be purchasing the Honda Cars of Boston property on Lower Broadway, comments that came during a one-hour presentation at the Everett Planning Board Monday night that marked the first local review of the giant project. Numerous...

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Planning Board Member Wants Control over Sullivan Square Casino Traffic Plans

July 22, 2015
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While Charlestown residents seem to be driving the talk on what a new Sullivan Square should look like, at least one Everett Planning Board member wants his Board to have more control of that process to ensure Everett doesn’t come out on the losing end of those plan again. Member Lou Pizzano Jr. said...

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Showdown on Boston, Revere Lawsuits Ends with a Push of the Pause Button

July 22, 2015
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If the lawsuits over the Wynn casino license were viewed as an athletic contest, then last Thursday’s hearing in Suffolk Superior Court was simply the coin toss. And the coin seemed to have landed on its side. The only action that came out of the highly-anticipated hearing was that Judge Janet Sanders allowed all...

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Skeritt Campaign Kicks Off!

July 22, 2015
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Friends and supporters gathered at the 8/10 Grille on June 18 to officially kick off the campaign for Dan Skeritt, who is running for Everett City Council at Large. “I’m humbled by the outpouring of support here tonight and the encouragement I’ve received from people I’ve met during the campaign thus far,” said Skeritt....

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Summer is Here

July 22, 2015
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The excitement and bustle of the Fourth of July weekend has come and gone, and now we can settle into our summer rhythm — whatever that may be for each of us and our families — for the remaining nine weeks before the Labor Day weekend. Mother Nature has cooperated by bringing us the...

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Obituaries 07-15-2015

July 22, 2015
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Louise Smith Of Everett Louise R. (Puopolo) Smith of Everett passed away at her daughter’s home surrounded by her loving family on July 7. She was 87 years old. The beloved wife of Gerald J. Smith, Sr., she was the loving mother of Susan Halpin and her husband, Charles, Gerald J. Smith, Jr. and...

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AHA Members Visit Project Adventure

July 14, 2015
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Juniors in Everett High School’s Allied Health Academy (AHA) visited Project Adventure at Cabot Farms in Beverly as a reward for meeting the requirements to become AHA senior interns in the fall. The interns will work at the Whidden Hospital throughout the 2015-16 school year. The 53 students attended a full-day workshop that featured...

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Slander Suit:Wynn Calls for Boston to Stop ‘Campaign of Falsehoods,’ or Else…

July 14, 2015
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A noted attorney from California, who has represented casino developer Steve Wynn in previous successful slander suits, has called on the City of Boston to stop spreading lies about Wynn’s actions in Boston and to apologize for the conduct. If they don’t, the attorney indicated that a slander suit is not out of the...

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