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State’s Transportation Bond Bill Contains $3.75 Million for Everett

April 23, 2014
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When Governor Deval Patrick signed the state’s $12.8 billion transportation bond bill last week, he authorized two major projects, totaling $3,750,000 for Everett. The most significant project is the $3.5 million Beacham Street reconstruction project, which will allow the city to rebuild the major truck route that serves the produce center and the energy...

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Council Approves $15.8 Million Water/Sewer Budget for FY2015

April 23, 2014
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The City Council last week approved the proposed $15.8 million water and sewer enterprise budget for the coming fiscal year, including capital expenditures of $3.238 million for water and sewer improvement projects. The Council voted unanimously to support the spending plan, which includes no proposed rate increases for rate payers in the coming fiscal...

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EHS Crimson Bolt Team Headed to National Competition: TEN80 STEM Team Has Students Applying Lessons to Racing Challenge

April 9, 2014
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EHS Crimson Bolt Team Headed to National Competition: TEN80 STEM Team Has Students Applying Lessons to Racing Challenge

A group of students and teachers from Everett High School will be heading to North Carolina next month, May 15 to May 17, to take part in the TEN80 STEM team NASCAR Racing Challenge, which has some of Everett’s high school kids building and racing model NASCAR cars, in an effort to apply what...

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FY 2015 School Budget Hearing Set for April 22: School Committee to Consider $85.3 Million Budget Request

April 9, 2014
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The Everett School Committee voted Monday evening to schedule its public hearing on the Preliminary Fiscal Year 2015 School Budget, for Tuesday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the Everett High School library. The Finance Subcommittee has recommended a preliminary budget figure of roughly $85.32 million for next fiscal year and increase of about...

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Foundation Windfall!: School Department Announces $1 Million in Extra State Funding

April 9, 2014
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State Senator Salvatore DiDomenico was on hand at Monday night’s School Committee meeting, as Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Foresteire announced to the School Committee that the Everett public schools will be receiving an extra $1 million in Foundation Reserve funding for the current school year, due to a year over year increase in...

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Planning Board to Review Medical Marijuana Zoning: Will Make Recommendation to City Council for Passage

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council sent a new Medical Marijuana zoning by-law to the Planning Board Monday night which, if adopted, will establish where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities could locate in the city. Ever since the state’s medical marijuana law was passed by voters in November 2012, municipal bodies around the state have...

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City Council Establishes New Six-percent Hotel Tax

March 28, 2014
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The Everett City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday night to accept the recommendation of its subcommittee on Community and Business Development and adopt a six-percent room occupancy excise, or hotel tax, on all hotel and lodging rooms in the city. City Councilor Stephen Simonelli was curiously the only member of the Council who did not...

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Overcrowding: City, School Department to Take First Step on New School Project

March 18, 2014
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The Everett City Council and the Everett School Department have agreed to take the first step in the process to request state building funds for school construction, following a vote of the Council last week that authorized the school department administration to submit the required “Statement of Interest” for a new school building project...

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Council Receives FY 2015 Capital Improvement Plan

March 18, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria submitted his FY 2015 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to the City Council at its March 10, 2014 meeting. The FY 2015 CIP proposes a $15,028,818 capital spending plan that would seek to fix streets and sidewalks, update tot lots across the city, continue infrastructure improvements, renovations to the Hancock Fire Station...

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EHS Science Fair Winners Announced: Categories Included Biology, Chemistry, Engineering and Physics

March 5, 2014
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The top winners of the Everett High School Science Fair in each of four categories were publicly presented to the Everett School Committee during Monday night’s meeting at the EHS library. The EHS Science Fair was held on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at EHS. The students competed and were awarded in four categories including...

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