Monthly Archives: February 2018

Steve Wynn Under the Microscope:Wynn CEO Steve Wynn, Company Push Back Against Sexual Harassment Allegations

February 2, 2018
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Steve Wynn Under the Microscope:Wynn CEO Steve Wynn, Company Push Back Against Sexual Harassment Allegations

The gaming world was spun on its side Friday afternoon when a Wall Street Journal report went public and described a pattern of sexual harassment by Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn – allegations that filtered through Las Vegas and into Everett where Wynn is building a $2.4 billion resort casino. Wynn, for his part,...

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Billboard Appeals Continues Between Harley Developer and Agency

February 2, 2018
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An appeal in Middlesex Superior Court over the approval of an electronic billboard on the Parkway last summer continues to be in effect as the billboard developer, MetoVision, brings its case back to the Planning Board on Feb. 5. After several hearings, the Everett Zoning Board voted last June to approve the double-sided, electronic...

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Mayor, Schools Working to Solve Financial Crisis

February 2, 2018
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As the school year marches on from winter to spring, Supt. Fred Foresteire, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the administration are working cooperatively and quickly to try to help solve what looks to be an $8 million shortfall in this year’s school budget. Contrary to other reports, the process to address the shortfall has been...

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St Therese Church Site Back with Revised Condos on Gledhill

February 2, 2018
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The Everett Planning Board will oversee a packed agenda for its Feb. 5 meeting at City Hall – with a new proposal coming back from The Neighborhood Developers (TND) for six condo units on Gledhill Avenue. The TND proposal is for the larger St. Therese Church site on Broadway, and it was debated late...

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MGC to Conduct Investigation into Suitability of Wynn CEO Steve Wynn after Allegations

February 2, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold a special public meeting today, Jan. 31, to discuss for the first time the sexual harassment allegations against Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn – an effort by the MGC’s Investigation and Enforcement Bureau (IEB) to determine Wynn’s “suitability.” “The Investigations and Enforcement Bureau immediately initiated a review...

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Potential Wynn Branding Problems Likely to Move into Uncharted Territory

February 2, 2018
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One of the biggest questions floating around Everett and all of Greater Boston right now regarding the allegations against CEO Steve Wynn is whether or not the Everett casino building will carry his signature brand name at the top when it opens in 2019 – a brand that has gone from impeccable to potentially...

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Axe Throwing Company Looks to Capitalize on New Trend, Might Seek Beer-and-Wine License

February 2, 2018
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The CEO of a local recreational axe-throwing company said they do hope to locate on Norman Street in Everett, and are excited to bring the newest trend in social activity to one of the hottest areas of Everett. He also said they might seek a liquor license for the establishment, which he hopes to...

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Safe Routes to School Remain a Priority

February 2, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria, during his Inaugural Address, highlighted that as part of a Safe Routes to School grant the City has installed and implemented various traffic- calming measures throughout the community. Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a federally funded initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Safe Routes to School has...

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DeMaria Administration Holds Successful Everett Square Planning Public Forum

February 2, 2018
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On Wednesday, Jan. 24, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with the Department of Planning and Development, welcomed over 100 residents to the Connolly Center for a public forum on the Revitalization Plan of Everett Square. The DeMaria administration has been working with the BSC Group on an urban renewal plan targeting blighted and abandoned properties...

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City Looking into Affordable Housing ‘Micro-Units’

February 2, 2018
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As the federal government gets out of the housing business, the DeMaria administration is working on housing affordability in the City of Everett. These units are a vital safety net for the most vulnerable residents. Mayor DeMaria stated, “We must encourage the redevelopment of existing under-utilized properties into smaller residential units to ensure that...

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