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Budget Passed?Council Debates Budget Cuts,then Votes 7-4 to Pass Budget

June 17, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. One week after City Council members voted 10-1 to forward the fiscal year 2017 budget proposal of $173,774,839 to the full body “as presented”, the same Councilors voted just 7-4 on Monday night in favor of passing that budget. Unfortunately, that created some confusion as to whether the budget had...

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Two-Way Tolling Testing to Roll Out this Summer on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge, to Affect Everett

June 17, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A top state transportation official apologized to drivers last week after a Boston media outlet reported that tolling in both directions on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge is set to roll out this year – a plan that has Everett officials very upset. Tom Tinlin of the state Department of Transportation (DOT) told...

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Fire Chief Position Discussed

June 17, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Public Safety Committee held a meeting on Wednesday evening, June 8, in the Council Chambers and addressed the fate of the Everett Fire Department’s fire chief position. With Fire Chief David Butler intending to retire in July, the position will be up for grabs. Currently the position is determined from...

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Wynn Purchases GE Site on the Malden River

June 17, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor company has purchased a 30-plus acre parcel on the Malden River – known as the former General Electric (GE) site – and will transfer 3 acres to the City for a park, while working within a planning process for developing the remainder of the parcel. Wynn Boston...

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Police Briefs 06-15-2016

June 17, 2016
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Sunday, 5/15 Abesera Gelaw, 47, 8 Dane St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon. Tuesday, 5/17 Gerald Bolton, 51, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Wednesday, 5/18 Ralph Charles, 31, 17 Cherry St., was arrested for a warrant. Alex Flores, 22,...

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Mayor DeMaria Announces Independence Day Celebration

June 17, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to invite City of Everett residents to another exciting Independence Day Celebration! All are welcome to attend this year’s two-part festival that will take place Saturday, July 2 at Glendale Park and Sacramone Park in Everett. “Every year, Everett residents look forward to this great event,” said Mayor DeMaria....

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Letter to the Editor

June 17, 2016
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THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! On June 2, 2016 a dear friend of mine, Joseph W. Nigro, Jr., passed away.  We grew up together in the Woodlawn section of Everett, and he came from a wonderful family.  He served his country in the Air Force National Guard, and went on to become a...

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Paint Night

June 10, 2016
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Paint Night

Trisha To demonstrating a brush stroke for the class to copy. To, a MassArt student and graduate of Everett High School, gave detailed instructions to more than a dozen students in a painting after hours night at the Shute Library on Thursday, June 2.

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Video,9-1-1 Call Released in Everett Officer-Involved Shooting

June 10, 2016
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Video,9-1-1 Call Released in Everett Officer-Involved Shooting

By Seth Daniel and Joe Domelowicz Jr. A video from a private security camera shows – in the distance – an Everett Police officer, with his gun drawn, backing away quickly into the middle of Everett Square as a man chases him, with the officer suddenly shooting the man when he gets within a...

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The Move to City Hall has Been A Game-Changer for Everett Food Pantry

June 10, 2016
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The Move to City Hall has Been A Game-Changer for Everett Food Pantry

By Seth Daniel Before last summer, the Everett Food Pantry was in about as dire need as the folks they were serving – having no set home and even resorting to distributing food in the parking lot of the Old High School at one time. It was a tough period for the safety net...

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