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MGC calls Boston,Wynn Agreement a Good Treaty

February 12, 2016
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) unanimously approved the Surrounding Community Agreement (SCA) between Boston and Wynn Everett on Thursday, Feb. 4, calling it a “treaty” that will bring forth new cooperation and new solutions for Boston and Everett. The MGC discussed the agreement at its meeting and took action on four measures, most importantly...

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MS-13 Raid Brings Discussion On Immigration,Border Policies

February 12, 2016
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With the indictment of 56 individuals two weeks ago in a vast crackdown on the MS-13 street gang, surprise was certainly in order for the depth of how involved Everett was in the matter, but now that surprise has turned to questions about policies regarding illegal immigrants at the southern border – and just...

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Everett Schools Say Low-Income Budget Change Will Be Major Budget Losses

February 12, 2016
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Everett and Revere School officials are at their wits end over the past two weeks trying to plan for a multi-million dollar cut outlined in the State Budget. The basis for the cut lies within a complicated plan to reduce paperwork within the federal government in relation to low-income students. That change, however, has...

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Boston, Wynn Come to Terms on Surrounding Community Agreement

February 4, 2016
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In the end, it was Mayor Martin Walsh and Wynn CEO Steve Wynn who got down to the nitty gritty – successfully negotiating directly with one another all last week on a Surrounding Community Agreement (SCA) for Boston that has some accommodations for Charlestown and Boston, including mitigation money for traffic and direct mitigation...

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Long-Despised BWSC Plant on Everett Line could be History

February 4, 2016
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Long-Despised BWSC Plant on Everett Line could be History

While Boston’s decision to end its fight with Wynn was huge news in Everett for all corners of the City, a surprise addition touted as a gift to Charlestown was perhaps a great olive branch to the City of Everett – eliminating the long-disdained Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) Sludge Plant sitting right...

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Everett’s Alliance Security Lands First Local Wynn Contract

February 4, 2016
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Everett’s Alliance Security Lands First Local Wynn Contract

In what is expected to be the first of many business deals with Everett companies, Alliance Security last month became the first Everett company to contract with the Wynn casino company. As of January, Alliance Security – based on Broadway – began providing site security for the Wynn Everett construction site. Making security checks...

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Mayor:Next Two Years Will be about Making Everett Healthier

January 28, 2016
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Mayor:Next Two Years Will be about Making Everett Healthier

There are any numbers of priorities the mayor of a City like Everett could focus on. It could be sidewalks, public safety, job creation or the like. But there’s one focus that Mayor Carlo DeMaria has centered in on over the last two years that virtually no one else in municipal government has considered...

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Demaria Has Eye on Eliminating Hot Top, Enhancing Malden River

January 28, 2016
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As Mayor Carlo DeMaria prepares for his midterm address in late February, there are some things that he wants to prioritize. One major area he wants to focus on is the Malden River. Already popular as a walkway and bikeway along the River, DeMaria said he would like to concentrate on getting the canoe...

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Local Hammers:Wynn Everett Chooses Boston’s Suffolk Construction to Build Casino

January 22, 2016
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When hammers start pounding nails on the new Wynn Everett casino, the hands holding those hammers will be local hands working for a local company. Wynn Resorts announced a major milestone in the development of its $1.7 billion Wynn Resort in Everett by naming Suffolk Construction Company of Boston as general contractor for the...

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In Everett,It Was a Sign that Drew Dr Bob Singer to Town

January 22, 2016
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In Everett,It Was a Sign that Drew Dr Bob Singer to Town

In a day and age when health care and its costs are of paramount concern and of extreme complexity, a small typewritten sign that caught the attention of Dr. Bob Singer when he came to Everett 34 years ago seems to endure in its simplicity – and its implied sense of compassion. When Dr....

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