Monthly Archives: April 2017

City-Wide Spring Clean-Up on Earth Day

April 29, 2017
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City-Wide Spring Clean-Up on Earth Day

Chris DeTore and his son, Elijah, took part in the community clean up on Saturday morning, April 22, along the Northern Strand Community Trail in honor of Earth Day. Despite the rain, some 150 volunteers showed up to clean and spruce up the trail – which is growing in popularity every day.

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Wellington Parkside Sells for $56 Million

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Just two years leasing up and occupying the new 190-unit Wellington Parkside apartments, a new company has purchased the property for $56 million – citing that Everett and the inner suburbs are headed in a positive direction. Taurus Investment Holdings of Boston, which has traditionally invested in warehouse and industrial spaces,...

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DCR, City to Decide on Designer for New Bridge

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel City, state and Wynn Boston Harbor officials are preparing this week to decide on a firm to study and design a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge that would cross the Mystic River near the casino property. The design and study is a requirement of state environmental regulators that reviewed the Wynn...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Coming into View, Jobs Numbers Explained

April 29, 2017
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By Katy Rogers The Council Committee of the Whole held a special meeting on Thursday evening, April 20, to invite representatives from Wynn Boston Harbor to give an update on the overall progress of the construction and jobs John Tocco, director of Community Relations, spoke on behalf of the company while Greg John, executive...

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City, Bouvier Seeking to Work Out Agreement for Troubled Building

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Law Department and the owners of the Bouvier Building – a key property in the City’s plans to re-imagine Everett Square – are working towards an agreement this week in a long-standing square off concerning code violations on the property. City attorneys and an attorney for the Bouvier family,...

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Bouvier Building, A Structure Known by Many Names in the Past

April 29, 2017
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While the Bouvier Building in modern times has been known mostly as a jewelry store in Everett Square, in the past it has had any number of names and uses, and is listed on the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) as having architectural and historic significance. Architecturally, the Bouvier was one of the first and...

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Chess Tournament Highlights Everett’s Tradition in Intellectual Game

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Few aren’t aware of Everett’s dominance on the sporting field, but many might not be aware of the 20-year-old tradition of outstanding chess players and instruction in the city as well. Started more than 20 years ago, the annual Everett Scholastic Chess Tournament, for children up to 18 years old, will...

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Police Briefs 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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Monday, April 10 Nicholas Huntsman, 19, 100L Russell St., Everett, was arrested for a minor transporting liquor in car.   Tuesday, April 11 Galen Spriggs, 39, 250 Broadway, Revere, was arrested for disorderly person, resisting arrest and threat to commit crime.   Wednesday, April 12 Marcia Rivas, 21, 133 Walnut St., Chelsea, was arrested...

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Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

April 29, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and...

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Earth Day Clean-Up

April 29, 2017
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By: Mayor Carlo DeMaria I was proud to join almost two hundred residents and friends this past Saturday for the 2017 Earth Day volunteer cleanup of the Northern Strand Community Trail bike path. I remain truly humbled and excited by the number of residents, local officials, non-profit organizations, businesses, volunteer groups and municipal employees who...

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