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Council Accepts PARC Grant for Whittier Playground

December 17, 2015
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The Everett City Council voted Monday night to accept a $300,000 Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, which will help defray the cost of a planned $1.6 million renovation for the Whittier Playground on Swan St. According to the office of Planning and...

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School Committee Adopts New Fiscal Policies

December 10, 2015
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School Committee adopts new policies, fiscal controls for student activity accounts, to ensure accountability and conformance with other fiscal policies. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Charles Obremski made a brief presentation for the full School Committee on Monday night, related to proposed new policies and procedures for managing student activity accounts in the school district,...

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Suspect in Stabbing of EHS Football Player Arrested

December 10, 2015
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Everett Police last week arrested a 19-year old Everett man and charged him in the stabbing of a 16-year old Everett High football player on November 1. Osmin Murcia was arrested on December 2 and charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon, causing serious bodily injury and armed assault with intent to...

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City Council Vote Sets New Anticipated Tax Rate for 2016:Average Residential Tax Bill Will Increase

November 26, 2015
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The Everett City Council met in special session Monday night to adopt a new tax rate and set the differential between the residential and commercial property tax rates. Following a brief explanation by Chairman of the Board of Assessors Bill Hart, the Council set the minimum residential factor (MRF) at 1.75%, but even with...

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Council Votes to Adopt 20-Percent Exemption for Owner Occupied Residences

November 26, 2015
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The Everett City Council met in special session on Monday night to set the tax rate for the coming year, but in doing so had several other decisions to make that affected that tax rate. As in year’s past, the Council voted unanimously to adopt a minimum residential factor (MRF) of 1.75%, which means...

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Let the Shopping Begin:Gateway Center Stores Prepping for Black Friday Crowds

November 26, 2015
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Once the turkey and stuffing and all the pies have been consumed, once the dads and grandfathers and small boys have had their fill of Thanksgiving Day football and before dawn has come, stores across the state and right here in Everett will be opening their doors to some of the largest shopping crowds...

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Police Credit Neighbor’s Call with Stopping Robbery

November 19, 2015
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Everett police last week credited a tip from a concerned neighbor with not only helping to catch a robbery suspect, but ultimately leading to the arrest of a man who may have been connected to several other robberies in Everett and Chelsea. According to information released by Chief of Police Steven Mazzie, Everett police...

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Matarazzo Seeing Little Campaign Activity:Potentially Low Turnout Could Still See Some Changes

October 22, 2015
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City Clerk Michael Matarazzo said this week that his office has seen relatively low voter activity in advance of the city’s Election Day on Tuesday, November 3. “It’s been slow,” said Matarazzo, when asked about absentee ballot requests and over the counter voting, two traditional indicators of voter interest in an election. Matarazzo noted...

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Whittier School Custodian Honored:John Marazzi Credited with Saving Third Grade Student

October 22, 2015
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Whittier School Custodian Honored:John Marazzi Credited with Saving Third Grade Student

Superintendent Frederick Foresteire took a few moments at Monday night’s School Committee meeting to recognize custodian John Marazzi of the Sumner G. Whittier School, for his quick action in helping to save a choking student at the school on October 6. According to Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella, Marazzi was working in the school...

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One Everett to Host Candidates Forum

October 16, 2015
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One Everett, a local community action group that formed in support of the Wynn Casino proposal two years ago, has announced its plans to host a Council Candidates Forum tonight Wednesday, October 14, to help voters familiarize themselves with the candidates for City Council. The Candidates Forum will be held from 6 p.m. to...

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