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Wynn Files Newest Environmental Report:Addresses Sullivan Square Impasse with Boston

July 29, 2015
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Wynn Files Newest Environmental Report:Addresses Sullivan Square Impasse with Boston

Just when everyone thought there couldn’t be any more paperwork filed in association with the Wynn casino project, last week they added another 1,000 pages. Wynn Everett filed its much-anticipated supplemental environmental report late last week (also known as the Second Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Report or SSFEIR) to address five key concerns raised...

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MGC Commissioner McHugh to Step Down on Sept. 30

July 29, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) had a bit of a re-shuffling this week with the announcement that Commissioner James McHugh – a Charlestown resident and retired state judge – plans to resign his post on Sept. 30. That announcement was followed by the news that MGC Executive Director Rick Day would not return to...

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DeMaria says Holding Back Wynn Permit for Traffic Study Unfair

July 22, 2015
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria has rejected the call by Attorney General Maura Healey that the Wynn Everett casino should be delayed in order to go through a protracted traffic study with state transportation officials. DeMaria said holding up the casino for years of neglect at Sullivan Square lets other developers – such as in Somerville...

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App Camp Helps Kids Create,Learn about Next Wave of Learning

July 22, 2015
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App Camp Helps Kids Create,Learn about Next Wave of Learning

A group of Everett middle schoolers spent last week in an innovative camp. The camp had no tents; nor was there any campfires. In fact, it was located in a computer lab, and instead of s’more’s, the kids were creating apps. App Camp took place at Everett High School last week under the supervision...

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AG Healy Calls for Delay in Wynn Casino Process

July 22, 2015
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State Attorney General Maura Healy, a Charlestown resident and the top law enforcement official in the state, has called for the state environmental and traffic regulators to delay awarding an environmental certificate to the Wynn Everett casino until an in-depth, regional traffic study has been completed. In a letter sent on Monday, July 13,...

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Junior Cadet Program Sees Record Number of Campers

July 22, 2015
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Junior Cadet Program Sees Record Number of Campers

Push ups, jumping jacks, touring the City’s jail cells aren’t exactly what most students would equate with summer fun, but apparently it’s striking a chord with Everett students as a record number of cadets have turned out this week for the Everett Police Department’s Jr. Cadet program. The week long camp is for grades...

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Wynn Won’t Buy Honda:Planning Board Meeting Rich in Details During First Local Casino Review

July 22, 2015
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Wynn Won’t Buy Honda:Planning Board Meeting Rich in Details During First Local Casino Review

Members of the Wynn Everett team said on Monday night that, contrary to many rumors, they will not be purchasing the Honda Cars of Boston property on Lower Broadway, comments that came during a one-hour presentation at the Everett Planning Board Monday night that marked the first local review of the giant project. Numerous...

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Planning Board Member Wants Control over Sullivan Square Casino Traffic Plans

July 22, 2015
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While Charlestown residents seem to be driving the talk on what a new Sullivan Square should look like, at least one Everett Planning Board member wants his Board to have more control of that process to ensure Everett doesn’t come out on the losing end of those plan again. Member Lou Pizzano Jr. said...

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Showdown on Boston, Revere Lawsuits Ends with a Push of the Pause Button

July 22, 2015
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If the lawsuits over the Wynn casino license were viewed as an athletic contest, then last Thursday’s hearing in Suffolk Superior Court was simply the coin toss. And the coin seemed to have landed on its side. The only action that came out of the highly-anticipated hearing was that Judge Janet Sanders allowed all...

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Slander Suit:Wynn Calls for Boston to Stop ‘Campaign of Falsehoods,’ or Else…

July 14, 2015
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A noted attorney from California, who has represented casino developer Steve Wynn in previous successful slander suits, has called on the City of Boston to stop spreading lies about Wynn’s actions in Boston and to apologize for the conduct. If they don’t, the attorney indicated that a slander suit is not out of the...

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