Monthly Archives: June 2018

EHS 2018 Graduation

June 15, 2018
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EHS 2018 Graduation

Students listen intently to the speakers at their Graduation ceremony at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium on Thursday, June 7.

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Councilor Matewsky Glides Into Age 60 on Top of his Game

June 15, 2018
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Councilor Matewsky Glides Into Age 60 on Top of his Game

As Councilor Wayne Matewsky cut into his birthday cake last Saturday night at his annual backyard party on Lewis Street, it was a special occasion as it marked the milestone of age 60. Anyone who thinks the big six-zero has slowed down the popular councilor has another thing coming. “I’m feeling great,” he said...

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LimeBike Launches in Everett; Finds Immediate Popularity and Concerns

June 15, 2018
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LimeBike Launches in Everett; Finds Immediate Popularity and Concerns

The City of Everett and LimeBike announced the launch of the dockless bike rental service last Thursday, June 7, in a ceremony at City Hall that featured City officials, biking advocates and staff from the Wellness Center. Already, the lime green colored bikes have hit the streets of Everett with numerous riders utilizing them...

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Woods Memorial Bridge Construction Coming to a Close

June 15, 2018
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The old Woods Memorial Bridge over Route 16 on the Everett/Medford line was the kind of rickety old machine that time left behind 50 years ago. Not for nothing that it was used heavily with patchwork metal grates over the former drawbridge pieces until two summers ago when construction truly ramped up. Over the...

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Encore Boston Harbor Embarks on the ‘Swoosh’

June 15, 2018
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It’s the swoosh that’s at the core of Encore. Or so company officials said this week as the structural steel for the patented Wynn/Encore swoosh took shape at the top of the resort casino tower this week and late last week. Atop most Wynn properties lies not a squared off edge like all other...

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Paris St Gallery Faces Closing, or Relocation

June 15, 2018
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When Alvin Colon began approaching City officials and local boards four years ago about his dream of a cutting edge art gallery and performance space in the Commercial Triangle on Paris Street – he got a lot of confused looks from those who have never thought much of the area. Over the last four...

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Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts (PPFM) Endorse State Rep Joseph McGonagle for Re-Election

June 15, 2018
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State Rep. Joseph McGonagle was formally endorsed by the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts (PFFM) for his re-election as state representative in the 28th Middlesex District. PFFM represents the more than 12,000 active and retired professional firefighters of Massachusetts. “The Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts are proud to unanimously endorse Rep. McGonagle for re-election as...

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Gerly Adrien Challenges Opponents to Forum /Debate

June 15, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for the Democratic primary for State Representative, sent out certified letters this week to opponents, State Rep. Joe McGonagle and Candidate Stephen ‘Stat’ Smith, for two to three forums or debates held prior to the Democratic primary on Tuesday, September 4. “Everett voters want to hear more about why we are...

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New Zoning on the Parkway Could Be Game-Changing for Everett’s Future

June 15, 2018
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Likely, the next gold mine in Everett is buried under the toxicity of 60 years of heavy industry beyond the Parkway, but the City is now attempting to sift through the sand to get to the gold. As often happens, the future of a huge swath of the City’s most promising property – property...

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Planning Board, Community Wary of Changing Housing Ordinance

June 15, 2018
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A measure to promote larger residential developments in the City got a lukewarm greeting from some Planning Board members and some members of the community Monday night as it would alter the year-old Inclusionary Zoning ordinance that requires 20 percent affordable units in such developments. Planner Michael Vivaldi, ISD Director Jim Soper and Planner...

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