Monthly Archives: July 2018

Ready for the Rush:Encore Boston Harbor Looks at Zoning Change for Temporary Parking

July 21, 2018
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Ready for the Rush:Encore Boston Harbor Looks at Zoning Change for Temporary Parking

Encore Boston Harbor will appear before the Planning Board on Monday, July 23, to propose a zoning change allowing parking for up to three years on the opposite side of Broadway from their site – a condition they hope will be allowed while they plan and permit another large hotel development to compliment the...

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Encore Boston Harbor Books First Wedding, with Local Ties

July 21, 2018
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Weddings take time. So it is that one year before opening bookings have started for weddings at the Encore Boston Harbor resort casino, and the first person to book a wedding celebration at the luxury resort is from Everett. Everett’s Caitlin Ellis and her husband, Brendan Costin, plan to hold their cocktail hour and...

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Former Everett High Football Standout Competes On

July 21, 2018
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Former Everett High football standout John Uga has competed and qualified in the American Ninja Warrior Season 10 Philadelphia tryout competition. Uga competed in May in Philadelphia, but the episode for tryouts there aired on June 25. He successfully completed almost all of the obstacles, but fell on the Lightning Bolts challenge – a...

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Morris Street Fire Moved Quick, Injured One Firefighter Seriously

July 21, 2018
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When Mitchell Donnelly first heard the pops and saw smoke from the home across the street, he didn’t think much at first, but quickly realized the situation was very dire. It would end up being one of the craziest afternoons he has experienced, as a two-alarm fire blew through 15 Morris St. on Friday...

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Code Enforcement Team Had Home on Their Radar, Likely Prevented Tragedy

July 21, 2018
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When the news broke that a terrible fire had broken out at 15 Morris St. on Friday, City Solicitor Keith Slattery – head of the Problem Properties Team – immediately turned on the television. After watching video on TV, he was relieved to find there was no loss of life, and he was also...

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Sand Sculpting Festival Set for Friday Kick Off

July 21, 2018
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The Revere Beach Partnership and sponsors of the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival have wowed upwards of a million visitors for the last 14 years to witness some amazing sculptures. And this year will be no exception. With more than 350 tons of special granite sand brought in last Friday from Hudson, New...

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Candidate for State Rep Adrien Releases Her Policy Manual

July 21, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for the 28th Middlesex District State Representative, has released her policy manual in advance of the Democratic Primary. It outlines what would her role as a State Representative for Everett would look like. As a dedicated professional, Adrien is devoted to uplifting our vibrant community.  Her passion for improving Everett is...

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Gateway Mall Owners Agree to Cooperate on the Bike Path, Other Amenities

July 21, 2018
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The owners of the Gateway Mall, DDR Corp., have responded to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) saying they will cooperate fully on the bike path extension and other amenities. The letter said DDR wanted to resolve the long-standing issues and did not want to take any matters to court, including the bike...

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Former City Clerk Matarazzo Speaks about New History Book

July 21, 2018
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Retired City Clerk Michael Matarazzo spoke to an audience about the history of Everett on Wednesday afternoon, July 11. Matarazzo has taken an intent interest in the City of Everett’s history, becoming Everett’s local historian, collecting artifacts, and working in conjunction with the Everett Public Libraries to preserve the city’s past. Matarazzo presented a slideshow at the...

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DiDomenico Co-Sponsors Automatic Voter Registration Bill

July 21, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. This legislation, which Sen. DiDomenico was a co-sponsor of, creates a framework in which eligible voters will be automatically registered to vote when receiving services from the Registry of Motor...

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