Monthly Archives: April 2017

Everett Council Establishes City Hall Book Store

April 14, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Everett City Council voted Monday night to approve a motion establishing a revolving fund to create a new City Hall Book Store. The impetus for the new endeavor is to provide the City with a mechanism for creating and selling City memorabilia associated with the City of Everett 125th...

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State Screening for Ride-Share Catches More Drivers

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Everett’s state delegation are applauding the results of expanded state criminal background checks for ride-sharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, with initial results showing a significant amount of drivers should not be behind the wheel. After the new state background check went into effect this January,...

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Fire Dept Promotes Wortman, Imbornone

April 14, 2017
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The City Council approved two promotions within the Everett Fire Department, elevating firefighter Scott Wortman to the rank of Fire Lieutenant and promoting Captain Michael Imbornone to the rank of Deputy Chief. Wortman and Imbornone were each sworn in to their new positions by City Clerk Michael Matarazzo as Fire Chief Tony Carli, members...

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Legislature Passes Spending Bill with A Focus on Supporting Those Most in Need

April 14, 2017
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State Representative Joseph McGonagle join his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass a supplemental budget that makes crucial investments to support the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents including the families of those killed in the line of duty. The pending bill contains $300,000 to begin the process of regulating the recreational marijuana industry following...

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Wynn Tells MGC They Are Meeting Diversity Hiring Goals, Contracts

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In a special meeting of the Access and Opportunity Committee of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Everett City Hall on Tuesday morning, April 11, Wynn Boston Harbor told members of the Committee that they are now meeting or exceeding all of their diversity hiring goals for construction. In fact, Wynn’s...

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Senator DiDomenico asks Congressional Delegation to Fight for Legal Services Funding

April 14, 2017
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Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Senator Sal DiDomenico and Senator Will Brownsberger have sent a letter to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to fight against the Trump Administration’s proposed elimination of funding for Legal Services. Last year, 23,000 low-income and elderly people in Massachusetts got help at Legal Services with foreclosures and evictions, domestic...

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Spring Has Sprung….

April 14, 2017
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Although our winter season was a mild one, both in terms of cold and snow, giving us hopes for an early arrival of spring, our optimism proved illusory thanks to a near record-setting chilly and wet month of March that extended into the first week of April. The awful March weather curtailed outdoor activities,...

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Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...

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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...

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Sports 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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EHS baseball team opens with 6-2 win The Everett High baseball team opened a new season and a new era with a 6-2 victory at Saugus Monday afternoon. The triumph marked the inaugural contest for the Crimson Tide in their new league, the Northeastern Conference, into which Everett and the remaining three schools (Malden,...

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