Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ribbon Cutting

August 16, 2017
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Ribbon Cutting

Everett officials and Huntington Theatre Company directors, board members and staff flooded the new Production Center on Garden Street in Everett on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 10, to cut the ribbon on the Company’s new facility to build sets, store props/costumes, and several other things that help to produce the shows from behind the scenes....

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Movie Night

August 16, 2017
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Movie Night

Skylar Biggie and Jae’lei Biggie enjoyed a cousin’s night out on Friday, Aug. 4, watching ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ at Everett Memorial Stadium. The Family Fun Movie Night was such a success, with hundreds in attendance, that the City announced they will hold two more movie nights this month, with ‘Despicable Me 2’ showing...

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Mayor’s Capital Improvements Plan is Directly Benefitting the Students of Everett

August 16, 2017
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Mayor’s Capital Improvements Plan is Directly Benefitting the Students of Everett

The Keverian School in Everett is undergoing a series of exciting and essential upgrades this summer, thanks to Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s expansive Capital Improvement Plan. When school begins later this month, Keverian students, families, teachers, and staff will see a host of upgrades, chief among them a brand-new playground with state-of-the-art equipment. “In the...

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Assistant City Clerk Position to be Advertised Later This Month

August 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel With the promotion of Sergio Cornelio – the former assistant city clerk – to the city clerk position, a vacancy is left in the office that will need to be filled. That process of filling the assistant city clerk position is likely to be more controversial and elicit more discussion around...

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Opposing Opinions:Acton Senator, Mayor DeMaria Debate Merits of Wynn Casino in Print

August 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel State Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) joined Sen. President Stan Rosenberg in voicing displeasure with the Wynn Boston Harbor potential 4 a.m. last-call for alcohol this week, drawing some major pushback from Mayor Carlo DeMaria in a published op-ed for Commonwealth Magazine. Eldridge – who most recently came to Everett to help...

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‘A Happy Day for Everett’:Huntington Production Center Opens

August 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Everett elected officials mixed with some of the highest-ranking patrons of the arts in Boston as both parties – and property owner Eddie Owens – welcomed the Huntington Theatre Company’s new Production Center to Everett, a move that the theatre board members said was a the first part of a complete...

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P-Funk to Bring ‘The Bomb’ to Village Fest

August 16, 2017
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One nation will be under a groove in Everett this month when the Minister of Funk, George Clinton, brings himself, Parliament and Funkadelic (P-Funk) to the Village Fest for the annual street fair that celebrates all things Everett. Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that the City of Everett is partnering with Wynn Resorts and Craft...

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Everett Man Sentenced for Armed Bank Robbery

August 16, 2017
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An Everett man was sentenced last month in federal court in Boston for armed bank robbery and firearms offenses. Joseph G. Rachal, 65, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to 101 months in prison and three years of supervised release. On April 27, 2017, Rachal was convicted by a federal...

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Bow Street Housing Plan in Industrial Building Withdrawn

August 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A controversial housing plan in a heavily industrial district on Bow Street has been withdrawn this week due to numerous complications regarding the proposal. Everett Attorney Jon Kennedy reported last week that the proposal for 14 units of housing by owner George Varoudakis in the same Bow Street property that houses...

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Housing Proposal Would be a Modern Welcome to Broadway

August 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A new, scaled-down housing proposal for the entrance to Broadway would, according to developers, give the entrance to the central part of Broadway a new and modern feel for those visiting the city. Eric and Joan Kenworthy had proposed a 15-unit apartment building right off of Sweetser Circle at 302 Broadway,...

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