Monthly Archives: February 2016

Wynn Job Fair

February 26, 2016
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Wynn Job Fair

Ricky Malreni spoke with Brian McPherson of Suffolk Construction at the Wynn Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Everett High School. An estimated 700 people attended the fair in the morning hours to learn of jobs and vendor opportunities. Both Wynn officials and City officials were very encouraged by the large turnout.

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Martin-Long Recognized for Her Volunteerism:Lifelong Resident Presented with City Council Citation

February 26, 2016
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Martin-Long Recognized for Her Volunteerism:Lifelong Resident Presented with City Council Citation

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. With family, friends and well-wishers looking on, Dorothy Martin-Long, a well known and Monday night for her years of volunteerism and community activism. “That’s what Everett people do,” said Martin-Long, after being presented with her citation. “We reach out and we help. . . volunteering is very important.” City Councilor...

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Wynn,Curtatone Continue to Battle Over Appeals Process

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Everett organization put on the full court press against Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone this week – saying Somerville’s Assembly Row development will generate 200 percent more traffic than the casino and construction delays caused by Somerville’s appeal (filed Feb. 12 with the state) would cost businesses $55 million a...

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McDonald’s Will Rebuild to Accommodate Wynn Service Road

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Hold that Big Mac, Ronald McDonald hasn’t got his ticket out of town just yet. Wynn Everett officials announced to the Planning Board on Monday night that the McDonald’s on Lower Broadway will not relocate to accommodate the new Wynn service road, but would rather rebuild right next door. The McDonald’s...

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Council Approves Additional Funding for Wall Repair

February 26, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council on Monday night approved a request to transfer $130,000 from the city’s free cash, also known as Budgetary Fund Balance, to supplement a line item established to make repairs to the Mount Washington Street wall. The city owned wall has been in need of repair for...

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Didomenico Secures $1Million To Address Student Influx at EPS

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For the second time, the Everett Public Schools (EPS) were the beneficiary of $1 million in extra funding to help with expanding enrollments. Sen. Sal DiDomenico reported late last week that $1 million in extra funding for the EPS has been delivered. It is the second time he said he has...

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Everett Voters Set to Participate in Massachusetts Presidential Primary March 1

February 26, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Everett voters will head to the polls Tuesday, March 1 for the Massachusetts Presidential Primary. Massachusetts joins 11 other states that hold primaries on Super Tuesday. Everett City Clerk Michael Matarazzo said there have been a high number of phone voter registrations for the primary. There are more than 19,000 registered...

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Police Briefs 02-24-2016

February 26, 2016
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Monday, 2/1/16 Michael Hendrickson, 35, 14 Mayflower Rd., Hull, was arrested on two warrants. Tuesday, 2/2/16 Juan Cruz-Baez, 25, 126 Oxford St., Lynn, was arrested for manufacturing, dispensing and distributing a Class A drug; with trafficking in heroin; with illegal possession of a Class B substance, with two counts of unlawful possession of a...

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Isn’t It Time That We Put Kids First

February 26, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico Massachusetts has long been a leader in education, public health, and innovation. However, when it comes to ensuring that all our children have a chance to succeed, we still have much work to do. To start with, it’s time that Massachusetts gets serious about guaranteeing that every child has a...

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Black History Month Reflections:Race and Health

February 26, 2016
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Race, despite being 300 years removed from emancipation, despite being 50 years removed from the Civil Rights era, despite being 7 years into the presidency of our first president with black heritage, continues to be a defining feature of life in America. From a physician’s perspective, a saddening fact is that race also defines...

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