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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

August 5, 2016
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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

By Seth Daniel Some 16 cranes sit waiting this week on the Wynn Boston Harbor site. Hundreds of workers, likewise, are waiting in the wings. Wynn Boston Harbor folks were counting the minutes Tuesday afternoon and into today, Aug. 3, waiting simply to get one piece of paper that they said would unleash construction...

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Everett Police,Fire Attend Protest of Somerville Banner

August 5, 2016
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Everett Police,Fire Attend Protest of Somerville Banner

By Katy Rogers Everett Police congregated in Somerville last Wednesday, July 27, to join fellow Somerville Police officers in protest of the controversial #BlackLivesMatter banner which adorns Somerville City Hall. With recent violence in various communities throughout the United States towards Police Officers over racial controversy, police said they felt the banner is exclusionary...

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Somerville Did Not Ask for Reconsideration

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City of Somerville confirmed Tuesday afternoon that it would not pursue reconsideration of the Chapter 91 license granted to Wynn Boston Harbor last week by the state Department of Environmental Protection. That said, a mayoral spokesperson indicated they might seek judicial review of the decision in Superior Court. “The City...

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Two Children Attacked by Pit Bull on Windsor Street

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Two children are recovering from injuries sustained when a pit bull visiting from Revere escaped from a basement and attacked the two, causing serious injuries to the ear of a 3-year-old. According to police, around 2 p.m. on Saturday officers, Everett Fire and Cataldo Ambulance were dispatched to Windsor Street for...

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MyRWA Announces Herron As New Executive Director

August 5, 2016
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The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) announced the appointment of Patrick Herron, current MyRWA deputy director, to the position of executive director. Herron will begin his new position at the Association on September 12, 2016. “Patrick Herron has proven to the Board again and again over his over seven years with MyRWA that he...

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DiDomenico Line Items for Everett Saved During Weekend Legislative Flurry

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a flurry of legislative activity last weekend before the end of the current session, state lawmakers scrambled to vote on controversial bills and to restore cuts made by Gov. Charlie Baker. State Sen. Sal DiDomenico reported that five major funding earmarks for Everett were secured through line item overrides. “All...

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Police Briefs 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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Thru: 7/31/16 Guerby Bonhomme, 22, 7 Auburn St., Somerville, was arrested for illegal possession of Class A & Class B substance. David Leon, 46, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. Charles Marciano, 39 Boylston St., Boston, was arrested for shoplifting. Eric Montaque, 24, 55 Clifton Ave., Boston, was arrested for illegal possession of Class...

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Enjoy the Last Days of Summer

August 5, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor Day weekend. Summer always is fleeting. It goes by way too fast, even if it has been a perfect summer season, as 2016 thus far...

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Obituaries 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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Eugene Capuano Everett Attorney and former Everett City Solicitor, Alderman and City Council member Attorney Eugene Capuano, a lifelong resident of Everett, passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on July 28. He was 84 years old. Gene was born on September 3, 1931 in Lynn, one of three children of the late Eugene...

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Zumba In The Park

July 30, 2016
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Zumba In The Park

Young Everett residents participating in the Summer Youth program. Zumba is one of the many activities planned for the children.

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