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Everett Celebrates Independence Day

July 21, 2014
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Everett Celebrates Independence Day

Uncle Sam waves the American flag during the City’s Independence Day party at Jacob Scharf Playground and Field last Saturday afternoon. The celebration included the annual footraces, carnival rides, facepainting, a bicycle decorating contest and even a mechanical bull.

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Everett Delegation Attends Boston Meeting

July 21, 2014
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Everett Delegation Attends Boston Meeting

A group of Everett residents and Wynn Resort casino supporters attended the “Mondays with the Mayor” public meeting led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The group is pictured above following the forum that was held at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown. Among those pictured are John Tocco, Christine Ragucci, Vincent Ragucci Jr., Marie...

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Wynn Agrees to Terms with Unions: Everett Project to Be Built with Union Trades

July 21, 2014
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Wynn MA, LLC has announced that it has reached a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with all major local trade unions, ensuring that the $1.6 billion proposed Wynn Resort in Everett will be built with union contractors. The comprehensive agreement covers all aspects of construction, work rules and hours and was unanimously endorsed by the...

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City Services Commission Votes to Raise Water and Sewer Rates: 9-percent Increase Took Effect July 15, 2014

July 21, 2014
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Everett residents will be paying more for water and sewer in the coming year, following a unanimous vote of the City Services Commission, which voted to increase the rates for the first time in two years. According to the Commission, the rate increase was needed because of increases in the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority...

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Everett Farmers Market Continues to Grow

July 11, 2014
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Everett Farmers Market Continues to Grow

The 2014 Everett Farmers Market is in full swing!  This year the market is open Wednesdays from 2:00- 6:00pm on the lawn in front of the old Everett High School on Broadway. This year’s vendors offer a variety of goods and services from typical produce, to specialty foods, and even face painting and henna...

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The Write Man for the Patriots: Perillo Shines as Editor Of pro Team Newspaper

July 11, 2014
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The Write Man for the Patriots: Perillo Shines as Editor Of pro Team Newspaper

Paul Perillo has always been a baseball guru. He played baseball at Everett High, and continued into college at Boston University, where he captained the team his junior and senior year. But it was football that allowed him to do what he truly loved. “What I decided early on was to incorporate the sports...

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Everett Man Dies During Fishing Trip in Nahant: Cause of Death Is Still Unreported, But Officials Say No Sign of Foul Play

July 11, 2014
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A 55-year old Everett man, Minh Duc Voong, of Cross Street tragically died while on a fishing trip off Nahant last Thursday afternoon. According to official reports of the incident, a kayaker reported seeing Voong’s boat drifting aimlessly, but still in gear at about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 off the coast of...

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City to Hold Independence Day Celebration July 12

July 11, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett just don’t want the Fourth of July celebrations to end!  That is why this weekend, Saturday, July 12th from Noon to 5:00PM, the City will hold its Independence Day event at Jacob Scharf Playground and Field (also known as Florence Street Park). The festivities will include...

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City to Hold “Paint Night” Fundraiser: Proceeds to Benefit the Everett Fire Victims Fund

July 11, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the City of Everett will hold a Paint Night event on Friday, July 18th in order to raise funds for the Everett Fire Victims Fund.  The event will take place at the Connolly Center from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Donation price is $40 per person and includes...

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City Re-opens Glendale Park

July 3, 2014
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City Re-opens Glendale Park

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett gathered together this past Saturday for the unveiling of the newly renovated Glendale Park. The community event was well attended by residents and state and local officials. The park received a $2.6 million renovation, paid for in part by $500,000 from the Massachusetts Executive Office for...

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