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Seven Acre Park Renovations Discussed at City Council Meeting

February 13, 2014
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Several councilors at Monday night’s meeting of the City Council expressed concerns about the present conditions at Seven Acre Park as well as the future renovation plans for the site. “I have heard from a number of people who cannot walk the park because of dogs running around off leashes,” Councilor Sal Sachetta told...

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Welcome to the Wynn

April 18, 2013
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When Steve Wynn gave his first press conference in December about the possibility of building a hotel/casino in Everett, he downplayed the casino.  He said over and over again that his hotel was a luxury destination first and that the staff makes sure that everyone who visits a Wynn resort leaves with a great...

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Linkage Fees Defeated by 8-7 Vote

November 16, 2011
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Citing a negative reaction to linkage fees from potential new and existing businesses, Councilors on Wednesday night defeated by a 8-7 vote, a request to  start the legislative process of enacting a fee. “We need to be business friendly,” Councilwoman Rosemary Miller told her colleagues. Melissa Murphy of Mayor DeMaria’s office explained that this...

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Demaria Wins Handily City Charter Approved 3,702 to 2,349

November 9, 2011
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Demaria Wins Handily City Charter Approved 3,702 to 2,349

Mayor Carlo DeMaria overwhelmingly was returned to the corner office, defeating Councilor Peter Napolitano by a more than 2-1 margin. DeMaria received 4,447 votes while Napolitano garnered 2,007 votes. The total number of votes cast was 6,633. DeMaria thanked his campaign workers and the voters for returning him to office. “I’m humbled and excited...

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DeMaria Proud of Accomplishments, Plans More Growth in Next Two Years

November 2, 2011
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DeMaria Proud of Accomplishments, Plans More Growth in Next Two Years

With the international economy in a very shaky position, and the national economy in intensive care, Mayor Carlo DeMaria is undaunted by all the bad news and has vowed to keep Everett moving forward. With the national debt at a staggering $14 trillion and growing and the state government cutting local aid receipts to...

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Napolitano Seeks to Change the Way Mayor’s Office Operates with Voters

November 2, 2011
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Napolitano Seeks to Change the Way Mayor’s Office Operates with Voters

Councilor Peter Napolitano has been knocking on doors, greeting voters at house parties and getting his message of change out to the voters every morning and night and weekend since June when he announced his candidacy for mayor. Running against an incumbent is usually an uphill battle. However, Napolitano says that he has found...

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Mayor: “State Confirms $3.5 Million in Free Cash”

November 2, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. was very pleased to hear from the Department of Revenue and their certification of the city’s $3.5 Million in Free Cash.  With the good news from the State, the Mayor is continuing to face the challenge of shrinking the fixed costs of the city, costs that drive the largest portion...

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Will the Proposed City Charter Fly?

November 2, 2011
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Does Everett need to change its form of government?  That is the question before the voters on Tuesday. In the last municipal election, voters overwhelmingly supported the creation of a charter commission to re-draft a new city charter. One major highlight of the newly proposed Charter is going from a bi-cameral form of government...

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The Race for Mayor: DeMaria and Napolitano Answer Questions from Everett’s Immigrant Community in Forum

October 26, 2011
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The Race for Mayor: DeMaria and Napolitano Answer Questions from Everett’s Immigrant Community in Forum

With less than two weeks to go before election day, both mayoral candidates, Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Councilor Peter Napolitano can be likened to sprinters in a hundred yard dash as they seek to get their message out to as many Everett voters as possible. On Tuesday night, the two candidates squared off before...

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Aldermen Question $20,000 Expenditure

September 28, 2011
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Where did all the money go? The answer to that question is what President of the Board of Aldermen Michael Marchese wants to ask a member of the Charter Commission about the expenditure of almost $20,000 of city funds. “I want to make sure that the money was well spent,” Marchese told his colleagues...

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