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Dr. Seuss Celebration

March 4, 2015
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Dr. Seuss Celebration

State Rep. Joe McGonagle reads “The Cat In The Hat” aloud to Ms. Nichol’s 2nd graders at the Whittier School during last Friday’s Dr. Seuss celebration, which brought out dignitaries from Mayor Carlo DeMaria to Attorney General Maura Healey. It was McGonagle’s first time reading to students as the new state representative.

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School Committee Honors Everett High School Science Fair Winners

March 4, 2015
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The Everett School Committee began its meeting Monday night by taking time out to recognize the accomplishments of some of the district’s best students. The winners of the recent Everett High School Science Fair made presentations about their winning science fair projects and the Anthony Malione Everett High School Students of the Month for...

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School Committee Begins Process for High School Addition:Statement of Interest is First Step in Protecting Against Overcrowding

March 4, 2015
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The Everett School Committee on Monday night voted to send a Statement of Interest letter regarding a need for additional space for the Everett High School, on to the city government for action. The authorization of a statement of interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) is just the first step in a...

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Safe Shot: Vaccinations Take Center Stage in Local National Debate

March 4, 2015
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When there’s a stoplight that turns red late at night when there is no other traffic around, most people will stop anyway just because it’s a simple rule and a safe practice. Some, however, will not, and the more people that break a simple rule, the more dangerous it becomes for the whole community....

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Wynn Everett Files New Environmental Plans to Deal with Traffic

February 26, 2015
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Wynn Everett filed more than 1,500 pages of its supplemental environmental reports dealing with traffic last Thursday and Friday – revealing enhanced plans to deal with Santilli Highway and Sweetser Circle. While the majority of the voluminous document addressed issues of little concern to the public such as air traffic analyses, a good piece...

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Shovels and Aspirin:Emergency Rooms, Chiropractors Busy With Snow Injuries

February 26, 2015
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There’s no doubt the recent snow cavalcade has taken its toll on the general attitude of most folks, but health care providers report that it has also taken quite a toll on the physical well being of young and old. On a typical day in the Chelsea MGH Urgent Care, Dr. Brent Ragar might...

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Commercial Triangle Plan Meeting Scheduled:Residents Encouraged to Attend March 2 Meeting at Connolly Center

February 26, 2015
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Commercial Triangle Plan Meeting Scheduled:Residents Encouraged to Attend March 2 Meeting at Connolly Center

  The Commercial Triangle Plan meeting is set for March 2. The Everett Planning and Community Development office has re-scheduled its first public meeting on the proposed Commercial Triangle Master Plan for Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. at the Connolly Center on Chelsea Street. The Commercial Triangle is the section of the city...

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Council to Consider Housing Plan:State 40B Requirement Sent to Committee of the Whole

February 26, 2015
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The Everett City Council on Monday night voted to create a Committee of the Whole to study a proposal to adopt the Everett Housing Production Plan, which was produced for the city by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), in an effort to comply with the state’s affordable housing law, Chapter 40B. The Everett...

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Six Firefighters Promoted:Police Hire New Officers

February 26, 2015
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Six Firefighters Promoted:Police Hire New Officers

The Everett City Council on Monday night voted unanimously, 9-0 to approve the promotions of six members of the Everett Fire Department, including the appointment of two new Deputy Chiefs. Councilors John Leo McKinnon and Sal Sachetta were absent from Monday’s meetings. Leading the way among the newly appointed were Joseph Hickey and Anthony...

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Council Holds Off On Pay Hikes

February 26, 2015
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The City Council was set to consider four pay hikes on Monday night, following a recommendation of the Ways and Means Committee and separate analyses of pay rates in neighboring communities. However, a variety of different technical issues with the agenda items addressing each of the pay led to no votes being taken on...

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