Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sugar Ray Band Leader Mark McGrath Was Born to Perform

September 20, 2018
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Sugar Ray Band Leader Mark McGrath Was Born to Perform

More than 10,000 people converged on the Village Saturday, Sept. 15, for the colossal Village Fest, which has become the signature event of the year in Everett – both for locals and those coming into the city for a fun time. This year, the band Sugar Ray, fronted by singer Mark McGrath, headlined Village...

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Another Win

September 20, 2018
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Another Win

Everett’s Isaac Seide kicks it into high gear after leaving the last line of Mansfield defense in his wake during the second half of the Crimson Tide’s impressive win, 41-14, last Friday on the road in what was a very tough environment for the visiting Crimson Tide.

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High Hand:Encore,Cambridge College Open Door on New Dealer School with 167 Students in First Class

September 20, 2018
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High Hand:Encore,Cambridge College Open Door on New Dealer School with 167 Students in First Class

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox was on hand Monday with Cambridge College President Deborah Jackson and a handful of members of the first Dealer School casino training program to open the doors on the area’s inaugural class of prospective dealers for the Encore Boston Harbor casino. “Today is the first day and we have...

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Council Approves Encore Parking Plan, Holds up on Solar and Capital Improvements

September 20, 2018
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The Everett City Council met in a special session on Monday night to review three matters, most prominently the Encore Boston Harbor temporary parking plan on Lower Broadway – which hit a snag last week when the votes weren’t there for the second reading. The plan had already been approved last month on the...

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ZBA Grants Variance to Latest Version of 605 Broadway Project

September 20, 2018
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The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) granted Everett developer Greg Antonelli variances allowing for the construction of a modern, four-story building with 18 apartment units and retail space on the first floor at 605 Broadway. But that vote ended up being more of a sideshow to the main event of the hearing, a nearly...

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More than 10,000 Come Out to See Headliner Perform at Village Fest

September 20, 2018
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Sugar Ray’s lead singer Mark McGrath told the Everett Independent on the eve of his performance at Village Fest that he loves to perform and relishes opportunities to play the band’s best songs in front of crowds like at Village Fest. But the long-time bandleader also finds himself with unique opportunities on television, where...

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Night Shift Cleared for Live Music Indoors, and Wood Waste Permit Held Up

September 20, 2018
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Live music is coming to Night Shift Brewery on Santilli Highway. Monday night, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted 4-1 to grant a variance allowing live music at the brewery. Board Chairman Joseph DeSisto cast the lone vote against the request. “We rent out our space for wedding receptions, and we are not...

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MGC Wrapping Up Wynn/Encore Investigation, Likely to go Public in October

September 20, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced on Thursday, Sept. 13, at its regular meeting in Boston that it is still wrapping up its investigation of Wynn Resorts and plans to begin looking at the rollout of the investigation on Sept. 27. MGC Director Ed Bedrosian said investigators from the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau (IEB)...

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Everett Homecoming Celebration,with Fireworks, Scheduled for Sept 21

September 20, 2018
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett are pleased to once again invite Everett residents to the City’s Homecoming Celebration. This year’s event will be held on Friday, Sept. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. at Glendale Park. For a second year in a row, a grand finale fireworks show will close out the...

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Encore Boston Harbor Breaks Ground on New Playground at Old GE Site

September 20, 2018
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Any time the City and Encore Boston Harbor break ground on an amenity unlocking the walled-off waterfront for Everett, Mayor Carlo DeMaria recalls – as many in Everett to – the times when a place like the old, formerly toxic GE site was off-limits. Now, Encore Boston Harbor is about to transform part of...

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