Monthly Archives: August 2018

Cleaning the Mystic

August 16, 2018
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Cleaning the Mystic

With the Encore tower behind them, Jeff Caldwell and Jillian Kramer, both of Encore Boston Harbor,were part of a crew that volunteered with the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) last Thursday, Aug. 2, to remove invasive water chestnuts from the Mystic River in Everett. MyRWA has led such volunteer efforts for several years to...

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McGonagle Time

August 16, 2018
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McGonagle Time

Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo chatted with Jack McGrath about baseball, while State Rep. Joe McGonagle listened in during a time for McGonagle last Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Village Bar and Grill. Speaker DeLeo and Majority Leader Ron Mariano were on hand to endorse McGonagle.

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Flower Bomb

August 16, 2018
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Flower Bomb

Artist Krissy Price and an assistant work on Monday evening to outfit the School Street bus stop in Everett Square with a “Flower Bomb,” which premiered for the morning commute on Tuesday. The flowers will be left up until Wednesday night, when they will be taken down and given away. The Flower Bomb is...

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Wynn Resorts Concludes Internal Investigation, MGC to Finish by End of August

August 16, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced on Tuesday that it should be finished at the end of August with its investigation into sexual harassment claims and suitability considerations for Encore Boston Harbor. That came just as the Wynn Resorts organization in Las Vegas announced last week that it had completed its internal investigation this...

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Commercial Triangle Zoning Passes Council, at Long Last

August 16, 2018
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The City Council unanimously passed the long-awaited Commercial Triangle Zoning District ordinance on Monday, setting the table for what will likely be the complete remaking of the south side of the Parkway from heavy industrial to a trendy mixed-use village. The Triangle, which is a 97-acre patch roughly bounded by Everett Avenue, the train...

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Council Votes Unanimously for Temporary Parking on Lower Broadway

August 16, 2018
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A zoning change that would accommodate temporary parking uses for Encore Boston Harbor gained approval from the City Council on Monday night in an 8-1 vote – even amidst concerns about the tax revenues that could be lost to a temporary parking lot. The plan was to change the zoning for three years in...

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Exxon Building Buyer to Propose Luxury Apartments on Bow Street

August 16, 2018
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Lower Broadway continues to be less and less like ‘The Line’ and more and more like the place to be, as this week Attorney Paul DeLorey said one of his clients has purchased the old Exxon office building on Beacham Street and is preparing to propose 50 units of luxury housing. Andreas Tsitos, of...

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State Orders National Grid to Build Riverwalk Path,Unlocking Key Piece to the Malden River Greenway Plan

August 16, 2018
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It was but one year ago when residents of Everett and neighboring communities joined Department of Environment Protection (DEP) Commissioner Marty Suuberg on the BNY Mellon property on the banks of the Malden River to dream about future access along the River. Just a year later, last Friday, it was Suuberg’s DEP that wrote...

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Capuano and Pressley Debate in 7th Congressional as the Democratic Primary Approaches Next Month

August 16, 2018
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With the Democratic primary coming up on Sept. 4, Congressman Mike Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley discussed the issues of transportation and housing, among others, in the Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District Debate held at UMass Boston on Tuesday, August 7. From the start, the two sides agreed on their stance against the...

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Gerly Adrien Releases Her Policies On Healthcare, Arts/Culture and Criminal Justice

August 16, 2018
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Gerly Adrien, candidate for the 28th Middlesex District state representative, is passionate about improving Everett and uniting as a community. This will be the last week highlighting policy as we near the election date. Please remember, we need someone who will solve problems, not be a rubber stamper. Please check out the website,  www.gerlyadrien.com...

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