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Wynn Resorts Concludes Internal Investigation, MGC to Finish by End of August

August 16, 2018
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced on Tuesday that it should be finished at the end of August with its investigation into sexual harassment claims and suitability considerations for Encore Boston Harbor. That came just as the Wynn Resorts organization in Las Vegas announced last week that it had completed its internal investigation this...

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Commercial Triangle Zoning Passes Council, at Long Last

August 16, 2018
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The City Council unanimously passed the long-awaited Commercial Triangle Zoning District ordinance on Monday, setting the table for what will likely be the complete remaking of the south side of the Parkway from heavy industrial to a trendy mixed-use village. The Triangle, which is a 97-acre patch roughly bounded by Everett Avenue, the train...

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Council Votes Unanimously for Temporary Parking on Lower Broadway

August 16, 2018
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A zoning change that would accommodate temporary parking uses for Encore Boston Harbor gained approval from the City Council on Monday night in an 8-1 vote – even amidst concerns about the tax revenues that could be lost to a temporary parking lot. The plan was to change the zoning for three years in...

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Exxon Building Buyer to Propose Luxury Apartments on Bow Street

August 16, 2018
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Lower Broadway continues to be less and less like ‘The Line’ and more and more like the place to be, as this week Attorney Paul DeLorey said one of his clients has purchased the old Exxon office building on Beacham Street and is preparing to propose 50 units of luxury housing. Andreas Tsitos, of...

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State Orders National Grid to Build Riverwalk Path,Unlocking Key Piece to the Malden River Greenway Plan

August 16, 2018
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It was but one year ago when residents of Everett and neighboring communities joined Department of Environment Protection (DEP) Commissioner Marty Suuberg on the BNY Mellon property on the banks of the Malden River to dream about future access along the River. Just a year later, last Friday, it was Suuberg’s DEP that wrote...

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City Deemed Not Responsible for Collapsed Island End Culvert

August 16, 2018
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There have been about 10 million conversations at the City Council about the failing – and critical – Island End culvert, and about 10 million reasons (in dollars) to avoid talking too seriously about fixing the culvert – until now. City Engineer Greg St. Louis and Mayor Carlo DeMaria reported to the Council on...

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Flower Bomb at Everett Square Bus Stop Attracts Attention, Good Vibes

August 16, 2018
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Roses, dahlias, marigolds and a Charlie Card. Waiting for the bus has never been so fragrant as it became on Tuesday and Wednesday this week when the “Flower Bomb” hit the Everett Square School Street southbound bus stop. As part of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) initiative from the Barr Foundation – which working...

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Mayor,Council Agree to Prevent Another ‘Self-Storage Disaster’

August 16, 2018
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Rising out of a former vacant lot on Revere Beach Parkway is a building that Mayor Carlo DeMaria said makes him sick to his stomach every morning. It’s the new self-storage facility that located by right, against the City’s wishes, and needing no City permits about one year ago. At the moment, the company...

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Firefighter Pipitone- Braley Passes Away from Occupational Cancer

August 11, 2018
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Firefighter Pipitone- Braley Passes Away from Occupational Cancer

Everett first and only female firefighter, Susan Pipitone-Braley, passed away last week after a bout with cancer brought on due to exposure to toxic materials during her 25-year stint with the Everett Fire Department. City leaders, Fire Department personnel, Police personnel and firefighters from all over the region came to pay their respects at...

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Beacham, Robin, and Dexter to Shut Down

August 11, 2018
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Facing a do-or-die situation for the completion of major off-site roadwork this summer, and a slower-than-expected work schedule on an Eversource project, Encore Boston Harbor and the City have announced that the areas of Beacham, Dexter and Robin Streets will basically be closed off from today (Aug. 8) through October. Many had hoped that...

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