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Everett Man Wanted in Chelsea Stabbing

April 24, 2015
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A 41-year old Everett man, Juan Santana-Ruiz, was arrested in Connecticut last week and brought back to Massachusetts in connection with the brutal stabbing of a teenager in Chelsea last month. According to Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes, State Police Colonel Timothy Alben and Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, Santana-Ruiz was arrested, extradited...

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Mayor Proposes Moving City Hall and Police into Old Everett HS

April 16, 2015
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The big news out of Monday night’s Council meeting, at which the council took four hours to consider the Mayor’s proposed Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for FY 2016, was the Mayor’s bold proposal to spend up to $88 million over the next five years to renovate the old Everett High School on Broadway as...

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Council Approves Vast Majority of Mayor’s Cip Votes Cut $860,000 out of $25.3 Million Spending Proposal

April 16, 2015
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The Everett City Council deliberated for nearly four hours Monday night over a $25,317,500 Capital Improvement Plan proposed by Mayor Carlo DeMaria. The Council ultimately voted to approve a total of $24,457,500 in capital spending requests including $3 million for the first phase of an ambitious new plan to reuse the old Everett High...

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School Committee Establishes $70.2 Million Operating Budget for FY 2016

April 7, 2015
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The Everett School Committee voted unanimously Monday night to schedule the public hearing on the fiscal year 2016 school budget for Tuesday, April 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an operating budget of $70,201,385 dollars, plus an additional $3,500,000 in special education transportation and $19,466,565 in city charge backs. The committee tabled all discussion...

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Building Authority Takes Positive Vote on Keverian School

April 7, 2015
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Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella told the Everett School Committee on Monday night that the Massachusetts School Building Authority voted on March 25 to invite the George Keverian School into their Eligibility Period, essentially accepting the school district’s Letter of Interest from last year, and giving the school district and the City of Everett...

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Police Make Arrest in Case Of Woman Found in Driveway: Suspect Being Held in Alleged Rape of Victim, Investigation Continues

April 2, 2015
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An 18-year old Everett man is being held this week in connection with the alleged rape of an 18-year old Everett woman who was found unconscious in a driveway in the early morning hours of March 7. According to Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s office, Sami Sherif, 18, of Everett was ordered held...

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Council Supports ‘Letter of Interest’ in Everett High School Expansion Project

March 25, 2015
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The Everett City Council voted unanimously Monday night to support and authorize a Statement of Interest letter from Superintendent Frederick Foresteire to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), outlining the district’s already growing need to expand Everett High School. According to Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella, who was present to answer questions at Monday...

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Council: Briefs

March 25, 2015
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Housing Production Plan approved The Everett City Council voted unanimously Monday night to endorse the findings and recommendations of the city’s recently completed Everett Housing Production Plan, clearing the path for the plan to be reviewed by the state and implemented by the Department of Housing and Community Development. According to Planning and Development...

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Gateway to College:School Committee Approves Partnership with Massasoit Community College

March 17, 2015
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The School Committee voted to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Massasoit Community College on Monday night that will seek to help Everett high school students who have dropped out, or are in danger of dropping out, complete their high school diplomas and begin getting college credit toward a degree. The Gateway to...

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School Committee Votes to Support Tribute to Dan Ross

March 17, 2015
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The Everett School Committee voted unanimously Monday night to approve a request by members of the EHS Class of 1975 that the class be allowed to establish a plaque or some type of memoriam for its most famous member, former NFL tight end Dan Ross. According to Class of ’75 class member Rose Holt,...

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