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Transportation Secretary Clears Wynn on Traffic Mitigation:AG Calls for Delay and More Long-Term Studies

August 28, 2015
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In a battle of the written word this week between top state officials, the power of the pen has seemed to swing the way of Wynn. Dueling letters of support and opposition from several officials ended on Monday with a the top transportation official in the state writing that Wynn’s traffic plan had satisfied...

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Planning Board Plans Vote on Wynn Site Plan on Sept.16

August 28, 2015
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Planning Board Plans Vote on Wynn Site Plan on Sept.16

The Everett Planning Board voted unanimously on Monday night to continue the Site Plan Review of the Wynn Everett casino project, with an expected vote on the plan slated for its Sept. 16 meeting. Several Wynn consultants and officials – including Wynn Senior Vice President and General Counsel Jacqui Krum – packed the Keverian...

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Funding Change Could Swamp School Districts in Everett, Revere

August 21, 2015
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As students get ready to come back to school in Everett and Revere for a new school year in the coming weeks, administrators in both districts are nervously pacing over next year due to a change in the way low-income students are counted – a count that is critical for funding and families in...

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July Revenues at Plainridge Bode Well for Wynn’s Future

August 21, 2015
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State officials unveiled that Plainridge Park Casino took in $18.155 million in gross gaming revenues in July and is on par to eclipse $200 million in its first full year – a number that the Wynn casino could potentially dwarf when it opens. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported that in its first month,...

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New Flooding Concerns Lead to the ‘Raising Up’ of Wynn Casino

August 14, 2015
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After Hurricane Sandy destroyed the coast of New Jersey and wreaked havoc on New York City a few years ago, coastal development has never been the same. Before, 100-year flood plains were the standard for most developments to avoid costly flooding issues and flood insurance. More and more, however, developments are turning towards what...

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Pasquariella Talks about Lifesaving Medical Device

August 14, 2015
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Pasquariella Talks about Lifesaving Medical Device

As Everett’s Robert Pasquariella lay in a hospital bed through September of 2009 in an induced coma, there wasn’t much hope for him. Even his family had become resigned to the worst. Nothing short of a miracle was going to save him. He had been under three weeks. The swelling in his chest was...

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Wynn Everett Proposes to Revive Mystic River Bike/Footbridge

August 14, 2015
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Wynn Everett Proposes to Revive Mystic River Bike/Footbridge

Consultants for the Wynn Everett project revealed in detail last week that they will contribute $250,000 towards working to build a bicycle and pedestrian bridge across the Mystic River – hopefully one day connecting the new Assembly Row Orange Line station to Wynn and the Gateway Mall. “We have been looking at the idea...

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Study Shows Everett Housing Market One of the Healthiest in the Nation

August 4, 2015
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These days, it’s tough to tell which is hotter – the outdoor temperatures or the Everett housing market. A new nationwide real estate study by the New York-based financial technology company, SmartAsset, showed that Everett and the surrounding areas have some of the healthiest real estate markets in the nation. Based on the number...

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Wynn Officials Say There Was No Offer of Additional Money for Boston

August 4, 2015
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If one has ever played the children’s game ‘telephone,’ then one knows that there can be two radically different versions of what was said when the game concludes. This week, the casino stalemate between Boston and Wynn Everett has taken a turn towards such a game – with two very different versions of a...

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Wynn Traffic Plan Includes Truck Route, Left-Turn Lanes:Whole Parkway Corridor to Be Improved All at Once

August 4, 2015
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Wynn Traffic Plan Includes Truck Route, Left-Turn Lanes:Whole Parkway Corridor to Be Improved All at Once

Wynn officials reported this week that traffic plans for Lower Broadway would transform the area from an industrial highway to a smoother-moving, beautified Boulevard. “Lower Broadway will have a median strip installed with landscaping throughout and sidewalks and improved lighting,” said Chris Gordon, a key traffic and environmental consultant for Wynn. “It’s going to...

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