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Council Officially Sets Preliminary Election for Tuesday September 15:Five Candidates on Ballot for Ward 2 City Council Seat

August 28, 2015
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The Everett City Council voted unanimously Monday night to set a preliminary election for Tuesday, September 15 in Everett from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All polling locations will be set up and ready to go, as voters will vote for their preference in the race for the Ward 2 City Council seat, currently...

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Search for Gunman:Everett Police Still Investigating Shooting Death Near Braza Bar & Grill

August 21, 2015
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The Everett Police Department and investigators from the State Police assigned to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office are continuing their search for the gunman who shot and killed a 21-year old Malden woman, outside of an Everett eatery late last week. Ashlee Berryman was reportedly shot just before 1 a.m. last Thursday morning,...

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City Clerk Announces Final Candidates for Local Office

August 4, 2015
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City Clerk Michael Marchese has certified the final list of candidates for office in the fall elections and based on the number of certified candidates, there will be only one preliminary election on the September ballot and that will be for the Ward 2 Council seat, which has four challengers seeking the seat against...

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Slate of Candidates Taking Shape:July 16 is Last Day to Pull Papers, July 20 Last Day to Submit

July 14, 2015
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With just a little over a week to go before the deadlines to pull nomination papers (Thu., July 16) and submit them for certification (Mon., July 20), a large slate of candidates is emerging, as every incumbent Councilor is facing a challenge from at least one challenger. In all, 31 candidates have pulled papers...

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Grand Jury Returns Rape Indictment

July 14, 2015
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Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced last week that a Middlesex County Grand Jury has indicted Sami Sherif,19, of Everett on one count of rape. An arraignment date for Sherif is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, July 8, in Middlesex Superior Court. On Saturday, March 7, at approximately 6:45 a.m., a young woman...

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Council Votes to Pass Nearly $163 Million Budget

June 24, 2015
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Following more than two weeks of scrutiny, which included three open public hearings and hours of questions by the City Council and answers provided by city department heads, the City Council voted 11-0 on Monday night to approve a $162,563,399 budget for the 2016 fiscal year. The vote reduced Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s initial budget...

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City Moving Ahead with Major Park Renovations

June 11, 2015
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According to Tony Sousa, the Acting Director of Planning and Development for the City of Everett and Al Borgonzi of the Planning Department, the city’s planned $1.3 million renovation of Jacob Scharf – also known as Florence Street Playground – and a larger $2.6 million upgrade of Sacramone Park next to the Malden River...

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Honored for Hard Work School Committee Recognizes 22 Gold Apple Winners

May 21, 2015
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The Everett School Committee joined Superintendent Frederick Foresteire, school administrators and the friends and family of 21 of Everett’s best teachers and one parent in recognizing the dedication and hard work of the 2014-15 Gold Apple Winner for the Everett Public Schools this year. The annual Gold Apple presentation was a celebration of the...

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EHS to Partner with BHCC:School Committee Votes to Approve Collaboration Agreement

May 21, 2015
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An agreement between Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) and Everett High School (EHS) is being hailed as “mutually beneficial to both institutions,” and will aim to give EHS students college credit through Bunker Hill Community College for a variety of courses which will be offered by BHCC at Everett High School. The three year...

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Councilors Absences Puts Most Important Business Off:Three Absences and a Late Arrival Force Major Agenda Items to Be Delayed

May 14, 2015
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The Everett City Council, with three members absent Monday night and a fourth not arriving until nearly an hour late, chose to put off debate and decision on several major agenda items, including several requests for funding and the much debated adoption of the proposed new administrative code that would create a new Office...

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