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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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Council Effort to Delay City Hall Proposal Fails

May 14, 2015
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I thought the city’s move to a new charter and a single-unified legislative body was supposed to make it easier for the city to make progress and remain flexible in a modern environment. Instead, it almost seems like a concerted effort is being made by some members of the new City Council to obstruct...

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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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