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School Committee Honors Everett High School Science Fair Winners

March 4, 2015
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The Everett School Committee began its meeting Monday night by taking time out to recognize the accomplishments of some of the district’s best students. The winners of the recent Everett High School Science Fair made presentations about their winning science fair projects and the Anthony Malione Everett High School Students of the Month for...

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School Committee Begins Process for High School Addition:Statement of Interest is First Step in Protecting Against Overcrowding

March 4, 2015
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The Everett School Committee on Monday night voted to send a Statement of Interest letter regarding a need for additional space for the Everett High School, on to the city government for action. The authorization of a statement of interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) is just the first step in a...

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Commercial Triangle Plan Meeting Scheduled:Residents Encouraged to Attend March 2 Meeting at Connolly Center

February 26, 2015
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Commercial Triangle Plan Meeting Scheduled:Residents Encouraged to Attend March 2 Meeting at Connolly Center

  The Commercial Triangle Plan meeting is set for March 2. The Everett Planning and Community Development office has re-scheduled its first public meeting on the proposed Commercial Triangle Master Plan for Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. The Commercial Triangle is the section of the city...

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Council to Consider Housing Plan:State 40B Requirement Sent to Committee of the Whole

February 26, 2015
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The Everett City Council on Monday night voted to create a Committee of the Whole to study a proposal to adopt the Everett Housing Production Plan, which was produced for the city by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), in an effort to comply with the state’s affordable housing law, Chapter 40B. The Everett...

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Six Firefighters Promoted:Police Hire New Officers

February 26, 2015
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Six Firefighters Promoted:Police Hire New Officers

The Everett City Council on Monday night voted unanimously, 9-0 to approve the promotions of six members of the Everett Fire Department, including the appointment of two new Deputy Chiefs. Councilors John Leo McKinnon and Sal Sachetta were absent from Monday’s meetings. Leading the way among the newly appointed were Joseph Hickey and Anthony...

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Council Holds Off On Pay Hikes

February 26, 2015
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The City Council was set to consider four pay hikes on Monday night, following a recommendation of the Ways and Means Committee and separate analyses of pay rates in neighboring communities. However, a variety of different technical issues with the agenda items addressing each of the pay led to no votes being taken on...

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Everett Crews Continue to Dig Out From Long Winter

February 18, 2015
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The Everett City Services Department began the week, once again, digging out from a snowstorm that dumped more than 12-inches of snow on the Greater Boston region over the weekend. The latest snowfall, estimated at about 14-inches for our area, brings the seasonal total to more than 90-inches of snow, all since January 23,...

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Third Storm in Three Weeks Taxing Resources

February 12, 2015
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City Services crews, maintenance workers and custodians were working , were on Monday and Tuesday trying to clean up from Winter Storm Marcus, the third heavy snowfall event of the in the past 12 days, which was on pace to dump more than two feet of snow on the Greater Boston area and Everett...

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Maintaining Perspective Through The Winter of 2015

February 12, 2015
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It hardly seems possible at this point, but as of January 23, 2015, Boston and the surrounding area had barely registered a single snow flake. Now just 17 days later – as of this writing – the region has faced three major snow storms in a span of 17 days and accumulated a total...

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Mangan Returns to Council: 9-0 Vote of Council Confirms City Charter

January 14, 2015
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By a vote of 9-0, the Everett City Council confirmed the rule of the City Charter and voted to appoint former Alderman Michael Mangan as Councilor at-Large, to fill the vacancy created by former Councilor Joseph McGonagle’s election as State Representative. According to the Charter, in the event of a vacancy, the seat is...

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