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Florence Street Park Redesign is Finalized

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development are pleased to report that the City has finalized the redesign and renovation of Jacob Scharf Park, often referred to as Florence Street Park. The project will go out to bid this week and construction is anticipated to begin this fall. Funding for the...

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Yard Waste Collection Is Cancelled for This Saturday

September 29, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to inform residents that there will be no yard waste collection this Saturday, September 27th. Yard waste will be collected only on the Saturdays listed below:   October 11th and 25th November 8th and 22nd December 6th A reminder to residents that yard waste must be stored in brown...

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Unwanted Prescription Drugs Can Be Left off at Police Station

September 29, 2014
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On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Everett Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to...

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Sports 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Crimson Tide edges out strong Tewksbury team, 21-20 By Cary Shuman The Everett High football team ended Tewksbury’s 14-game winning streak Friday night, rallying in the second half to defeat the Redmen, 21-20, Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium. Led by its dynamic senior running back, James Sullivan (2 TDs), Tewksbury took a 20-14...

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Obituaries 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Virginia Roberts Retired Everett Purchasing Department Secretary Virginia S. (Formosi) Roberts of Nashua, formerly of Everett, passed away on September 21. She was 94 years old. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Roberts was the first secretary for the City of Everett Purchasing Department and a clerk for the Federal Government War Department. She was...

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City Fest

September 22, 2014
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City Fest

The Cover Girls were a huge hit, making CityFest their debut comeback event on Saturday, Sept. 13, in Everett Square. Hordes of residents came out to the event to hear the music, sample the food and socialize with friends and neighbors. Amongst the other hits were kettle corn and other traditional favorites at the Wynn Resorts...

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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

September 22, 2014
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Hannah Sheehan Will Serve as Marshal of the 2014 Homecoming Parade

Mrs. Hannah Sheehan, a tireless volunteer to the city’s youth sports programs and a loving mother who saw her five sons take part in Everett Crimson Tide Athletics, has been selected to serve as the Honorary Marshal of the 2014 Everett High School Homecoming Parade. “Mrs. Sheehan is an ideal person to serve as...

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West Nile Virus Found in Everett

September 22, 2014
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The Mass. Dept. of Public Health recently reported that mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNV) have been found in Everett and in other communities in the Metro Boston area.  This news should serve as a warning that mosquitoes pose a health threat between now and early October.  Although the chances of acquiring WNV are...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 Dairo Builes Restrepo, 44, Commorant Way, was arrested for manufacturing, dispensing and distributing a Class B substance, trafficking in cocaine; and conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws. Rahn Carter, 25, 4412 Washington St., Roslindale, was arrested for receiving, buying, etc., stolen merchandise; unregistered operation of a motor vehicle; operating with...

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A Great Day for Everett

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long-shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a casino site now is on the verge of becoming a...

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