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Community Gathers in Square for Annual Tree Lighting

December 4, 2014
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Community Gathers in Square for Annual Tree Lighting

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, along with the Everett Chamber of Commerce, welcomed hundreds of residents and community members to the City’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Downtown Open House this past Friday night. The evening began with Santa Claus arriving on an Everett Fire Truck.  Residents were then entertained with traditional Christmas carols by...

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E-Cigarettes Sales Restricted in Everett

December 4, 2014
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On September 22, 2014, the Everett Board of Health voted to amend their current regulation entitled “Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”.  The regulation now contains an expanded definition of tobacco products that include products containing tobacco or nicotine and products, regardless of nicotine content, that rely on vaporization such as e-cigarettes or vapor...

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Council Passes Mayor’s Snow- Shoveling Ordinance

December 4, 2014
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The item regarding the new snow-shoveling ordinance proposed by Mayor DeMaria was passed by the City Council at last Monday’s meeting.  Mayor DeMaria and the City Council have worked together and have accepted a two-year trial ordinance that would call for mandatory snow removal by residents on abutting sidewalks in the interest of public...

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Hanlon Provides Update on Webster School

December 4, 2014
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Webster School Principal Denise Hanlon told the School Committee Monday night that the Webster School, “really is the best school in the city and I’m not just saying that because it is my school.” Hanlon who was invited to the meeting Monday as part of the School Committee’s Administrator’s Forum, also told the committee...

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City Receives Christmas Tree Donations from Residents

November 27, 2014
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City Receives Christmas Tree Donations from Residents

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was happy to once again accept a donation of a beautiful pine tree to be used for the City’s Christmas Tree in Everett Square. Jim and Kristine Reeves, of 81 Chelsea Street, provided the City with an extremely unique gift. The majestic tree, which stands well over 50 feet tall, was...

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No Discussion:Wynn Says It Knows of No Investigation by Federal Authorities

November 27, 2014
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Wynn Resorts officials said this week that they are aware of no federal investigation into money laundering by customers of its casinos, and believe that there is no threat to the Everett casino license due to allegations of the investigation. “We are not aware of any investigation of the company and no agency has...

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Everett Human Services Providing Holiday Meals To Local Families:More than 200 Families Being Helped Through Donation Program

November 27, 2014
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Everett City Councilor John Leo McKinnon, the Everett Kiwanis Club, Everett Elks Club, the Whidden Hospital and the Craft Brewers Guild of Boston are just a few of the local organizations that have donated to the Everett Human Services department’s annual holiday meals program for local, needy families. According to Human Services Director Carolyn...

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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

November 27, 2014
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Boston Harley Closes Its Doors on the Parkway

The Boston Harley Davidson sales and service mega-store on Revere Beach Parkway closed last week in it’s planned move to Revere’s Copeland Circle. The Revere store plans to open on Nov. 29 – Black Friday. The Everett store officially closed on Thursday, Nov. 20. For years, the only Harley dealership in the immediate vicinity...

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Everett Bucks State, Breaks for Coakley

November 18, 2014
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Everett voters came out in large numbers last Tuesday, buoyed likely by the casino repeal vote, and in the process chose Martha Coakley for governor by 20 percentage points. Her opponent, Republican Charlie Baker, won the statewide vote by 1 percentage point – or some 30,000 votes. In Everett, 9,379 voters came to the...

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Wynn Accepts License:Delivers $85 Million Check

November 18, 2014
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Wynn Accepts License:Delivers $85 Million Check

All throughout the casino licensing process in Greater Boston, there was a huge swath of folks who nearly always contended that the Wynn Resorts company was not serious about their proposal for a Massachusetts casino. Many of those folks were, obviously, competitors, but many were just observers. Even after Wynn won the license this...

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