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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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Everett’s Batch Yard Having a Good Leasing Run

January 22, 2015
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Everett’s Batch Yard Having a Good Leasing Run

If one is developing an old chocolate factory, what better way to promote it than to invoke the name of Willy Wonka. That’s just what the Batch Yard developers on lower Broadway have come up with during the first part of the year as an incentive for those who choose to sign leases in...

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Wynn Speaks Fruit Baskets, Casinos And Family History at Boston Conference

January 22, 2015
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Wynn Speaks Fruit Baskets, Casinos  And Family History at Boston Conference

Steve Wynn was in Boston for the first time since winning the Greater Boston casino license last Thursday evening when he was the surprise keynote speaker at a New England real estate conference in the Seaport District, deciding against revealing his new casino design renderings and instead elaborating on his upbringing in the Boston...

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Walsh, Wynn on Separate Pages As Casino Plans Go Forward: Walsh Trying to Protect Charlestown, Wynn Said Expectations Are Unreasonable

January 14, 2015
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One week after Boston filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Wynn Everett casino license, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said in an interview that his administration is simply trying to protect the residents of Charlestown and that two continuing sticking points are mitigation and transportation. However, Wynn Everett officials indicated...

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Everett Land Entrance Nearly Done Deal

January 14, 2015
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The sale of a key access point to the Wynn Everett casino property – and a key component in last week’s lawsuit by the City of Boston – is about to be completed and a $1.5 million deposit from Wynn has already been paid. “The MBTA conducted a public bidding process by posting Wynn’s...

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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

January 11, 2015
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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

The controversial land deal on lower Broadway slated to hold the new Wynn casino passed papers on Monday, with Wynn purchasing the former Monsanto Chemical property for $35 million from FBT Everett. On Tuesday, City leaders had planned to celebrate the milestone at a gathering on the property, but the extreme cold weather drove...

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City of Boston Joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

January 11, 2015
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The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license agreement given to Wynn in Everett by the MGC last November. A cornerstone to the argument is the impacts on Charlestown. The 74-page filing by...

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Popeye, Stunning Lobby Will Highlight the New Wynn Resort Design

January 4, 2015
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Popeye, Stunning Lobby Will Highlight the New  Wynn Resort Design

Popeye will be coming to Everett. That according to the Boston Globe, which published a sneak-peak interview with Steve Wynn concerning his forthcoming redesign of the Everett casino project on the Mystic River. The Popeye revelation was but one of a number of newly revealed details about the project, including an increase in the...

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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish Of Bike to the Sea Pathway

December 24, 2014
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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish Of Bike to the Sea Pathway

The solution to a gaping hole in the electricity needs of some three million Greater Boston residents could pay dividends for residents of Everett, Revere and Lynn in the form of a long-stalled bicycle/walking path. ISO New England – the overseer of the New England energy market and power grid – is currently analyzing...

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Hidden Gem Art Gallery in Triangle Neighborhood

December 23, 2014
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Hidden Gem Art Gallery in Triangle Neighborhood

Three years ago when Alvin Colon first went into the old industrial building on Garvey and Paris Streets – in the often forgotten Triangle neighborhood off the Parkway – he saw little more than a dusty, wide-open space filled with the rubble of ancient machinery. From that rubble, though, a dream has emerged for...

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