Monthly Archives: February 2018

School Layoffs Postponed for Now

February 15, 2018
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School Layoffs Postponed for Now

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Everett City Council voted to use $5 million of city reserves to help the schools with a projected operating deficit of $9 million. However, that support did come with some strings attached, including a blue-ribbon task force charged with looking into school finance. With an additional $1.3 million available...

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Coach DiBiaso Delivers Farewell Address at EHS Football Banquet

February 15, 2018
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Coach DiBiaso Delivers Farewell Address at EHS Football Banquet

John DiBiaso said good-bye to the Everett High School football program in an excellently delivered speech at the team’s awards banquet Sunday at Anthony’s in Malden. DiBiaso is retiring from the Everett school system at the end of the year. He has been named the head football coach and associate athletic director at Catholic...

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Rally at City Hall Featured Anxious Teachers, Students

February 15, 2018
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Rally at City Hall Featured Anxious Teachers, Students

Hundreds and hundreds of students and teachers took to Broadway in front of City Hall on Monday afternoon and evening for a passionate rally meant to draw attention to the need for funding the schools. It was a rally that came just before a major meeting and vote by the City Council Monday night,...

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DeMaria,City Council Give Schools $5 Million Bailout

February 15, 2018
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With teachers, students, and parents protesting outside of Everett City Hall most of the day and into the evening on Monday, the Everett City Council went to work considering a proposal from Mayor Carlo DeMaria to provide an additional $5 million in funding for the Everett Public Schools. Through almost two hours of public...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Still Moving Forward as Steve Wynn Steps Down

February 15, 2018
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Wynn Boston Harbor officials are moving forward without a pause this week despite the news that dynamic Wynn CEO Steve Wynn has stepped down from leading the company, and the fact that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) investigation is digging deeper into the actions of other executives in the company. Wynn Boston Harbor has...

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EHS Students Learn the Facts about Substance Abuse

February 15, 2018
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During the week of January 22, students at Everett High School were greeted with educational facts during morning announcements by Everett High School Principal Eric Nauman such as, “Did you know that 83 percent of Everett High School students do not drink alcohol? More health education, more awareness and more after school and extracurricular...

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The Rose Rush is On:Valentine’s Day at New Flower Exchange on Second Street is a Better Experience for Buyers

February 15, 2018
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Anyone in Greater Boston who got a rose on Valentine’s Day likely had that rose pass through the New England Flower Exchange on the Chelsea/Everett line. Just steps across the Chelsea line on Second Street, in a formerly vacant warehouse, the hub of Valentine’s Day – and every other flowery occasion – has been...

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DCR Pedestrian Bridge Gets Rave Reviews, but Includes $22.6M Price Tag

February 15, 2018
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The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), along with partners such as Wynn Boston Harbor, unveiled the design for the much-heralded Mystic Crossing pedestrian/bicycle bridge – a critical connection between Boston, Everett, Somerville and a host of other communities connected by bike paths. DCR Project Manager Dan Driscoll introduced the project at a meeting...

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A Look at the School Task Force Members

February 15, 2018
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As part of the city bailout of the school budget a new Task Force of School Finance has been named to review the current school budget for operational savings and efficiencies in the School Department. The following are the biographies of the Task Force members   Samuel R. Tyler Samuel. Tyler became President of...

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Ban Plastic Bags

February 15, 2018
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There are 61 communities in Massachusetts including the City of Boston that have placed a ban on those horrible plastic shopping bags and the City of Revere is poised to become number 62 after Revere City Council members Steve Morabito and Patrick Keefe sponsored a motion that is set for a public hearing on...

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