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Safe Shot: Vaccinations Take Center Stage in Local National Debate

March 4, 2015
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When there’s a stoplight that turns red late at night when there is no other traffic around, most people will stop anyway just because it’s a simple rule and a safe practice. Some, however, will not, and the more people that break a simple rule, the more dangerous it becomes for the whole community....

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Wynn Everett Files New Environmental Plans to Deal with Traffic

February 26, 2015
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Wynn Everett filed more than 1,500 pages of its supplemental environmental reports dealing with traffic last Thursday and Friday – revealing enhanced plans to deal with Santilli Highway and Sweetser Circle. While the majority of the voluminous document addressed issues of little concern to the public such as air traffic analyses, a good piece...

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Shovels and Aspirin:Emergency Rooms, Chiropractors Busy With Snow Injuries

February 26, 2015
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There’s no doubt the recent snow cavalcade has taken its toll on the general attitude of most folks, but health care providers report that it has also taken quite a toll on the physical well being of young and old. On a typical day in the Chelsea MGH Urgent Care, Dr. Brent Ragar might...

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Wynn Everett Details its Strategies for Cleanup of Site Contamination

February 18, 2015
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Wynn Everett Details its Strategies for Cleanup of Site Contamination

Wynn Everett officials unveiled details last week about the environmental cleanup of the future casino site on Lower Broadway, once home to the noxious chemical franchise Monsanto. Jamie Fay of Ft. Point Associates in Boston said they have a good idea of the three major areas of pollution on the site, and that his...

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To Break or Not To Break: Is February Vacation Still Necessary?

February 18, 2015
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There is virtually no one who can readily recall just why it is that Massachusetts schools take one week of vacation in February. It is as old as the oldest teacher or most seasoned administrator – whether active or retired. Some say it’s a vestige of World War II heating oil rationing. Others say...

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Wynn Officials, Boston Have Been Meeting to Discuss Traffic Fixes

February 12, 2015
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Despite the City of Boston’s cold reception of Wynn Everett when it comes to negotiating mitigation agreements and other such things, apparently working out traffic problems with Wynn has not been so taboo – including very detailed discussions of traffic fixes in Sullivan Square. Bob DeSalvio, vice president of development for Wynn Everett, told...

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Wynn Will Likely File Key Environmental Reports Later This Month

February 12, 2015
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A deadline for a final environmental report addressing traffic solutions in Everett and Charlestown has come and gone for Wynn Everett, but the casino developer has said it is working diligently with state agencies and waiting for their responses to proposals in the report. Most importantly, Bob DeSalvio, senior vice president of development at...

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City Will Apply for MGC Mitigation Fund:Doesn’t Believe It Changes Standing in Suit

February 12, 2015
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The City of Boston confirmed late on Wednesday, Feb. 4, that it would put in a “placeholder” application for the inaugural round of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s (MGC) Community Mitigation Fund (CMF) – despite having filed a lawsuit against that agency just about one month ago. The deadline for applications to the CMF were...

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MGC Receives New Exterior Wynn Everett Design Positively, Call it ‘Iconic’

January 30, 2015
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MGC Receives New Exterior Wynn Everett Design Positively, Call it ‘Iconic’

Wynn Everett officials unveiled a first look at the new design of its Lower Broadway casino last Thursday at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) meeting, showing an outside view of a building that was much more like the curvy, bronze Wynn Encore resort in Las Vegas than its previous straight up and down tower...

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Everett Man Arrested in Elmwood Street Murder:Was Second Shooting Incident in 24-hour Period

January 22, 2015
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Everett Man Arrested in Elmwood Street Murder:Was Second Shooting Incident in 24-hour Period

Everett Police moved quickly to make an arrest of an Everett man charged with murdering a Cape Cod man on Elmwood Street early Saturday morning, Jan. 17. The murder was the second shooting incident to transpire in the area over a 24-hour period. Around 1:55 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to a disturbance at...

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