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Capital Improvement Updates

September 11, 2014
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Capital Improvement Updates

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his administration recently offered these updates to ongoing Capital Improvement Projects across the City: City Services Mayor DeMaria recently met with senior staff to ensure that the procedures, staffing, and supplies are effectively in place for the fall and winter seasons.  A new John Deere riding lawn mower has been...

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Mcgonagle Beats Matewsky in Primary: 323 Vote Win Gives Everett A New State Rep

September 11, 2014
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Mcgonagle Beats Matewsky in Primary: 323 Vote Win Gives Everett A New State Rep

Everett City Councilor Joseph McGonagle Jr. upset incumbent State Representative Wayne Matewsky in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary, establishing himself as the likely new State Representative from Everett. McGonagle will still have to go through the general election in November, but as there is no Republican candidate on the ballot, he is essentially assured of winning....

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Coakley, Baker Win Governor Primaries Here

September 11, 2014
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Everett voters followed the lead of those around the state Tuesday night as Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley and Republican Charles Baker each won their parties’ nominations for Governor. Coakley earned a nearly 51-percent victory over challengers Steve Grossman and Donald Berwick on the Democratic side and Baker grabbed 75-percent of the Everett Republican...

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MGC Hearing Began on Monday: Problems and Pluses Seen in Both Proposals

September 11, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) and major players from both the Everett and Revere casino bids packed into the South Boston Convention Center on Monday morning to begin what many have been waiting years to find out – who will get the Greater Boston casino license. Those who are wishing to get that question...

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4th Annual Multicultural Festival At Sacramone Park

September 5, 2014
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4th Annual Multicultural Festival At Sacramone Park

Parade of Nations participants proudly show off their cultural colors and their flags during last Saturday’s 4th Annual Multicultural Festival at Sacramone Park. The Festival is a melting pot of Latino and Central American cultures – among many others – and is organized by Everett’s LUMA organization.

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Old News Is Not News (And Neither Are Rumors)

September 5, 2014
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We received an e-mail this past week from one of our readers to which we feel compelled to respond. The email is as follows: “Hi…just trying to figure out why your latest newspaper would NOT include any information about Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the sexual harassment allegations…are we just used to sweeping this kind...

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Health Connector Announces Navigator Grant

September 5, 2014
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The Massachusetts Health Connector recently announced the Joint Committee for Children’s Health Care in Everett is one of fifteen (15) organizations across the Commonwealth that will receive grants and serve as Navigators, community-based experts available to help people sign up for health insurance during this fall’s Open Enrollment. The JCCHC is a coalition of...

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GBL-NEC Football Jamboree a Success

September 5, 2014
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GBL-NEC Football Jamboree a Success

Everett High School’s first GBL-NEC football jamboree was a huge success as the event, matching four schools from each league, drew a large crowd to Everett Memorial Stadium Friday night. Of course, the Crimson Tide made it a successful showing on the field as well as coach John DiBiaso’s 2014 Everett contingent defeated Lynn...

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MGC Adopts Flexible Rating Process in Licensing Hearings, to Begin Monday

September 5, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is getting set to begin the evaluations of both Region A casino applications next Monday in a complex, but deliberate, process that is likely to last one week or, perhaps, more. Like the previous slot license award, there will be no simple up and down vote about who to...

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Wynn Offers MBTA $6 Million For Land to Build Access Road

September 5, 2014
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Wynn Resorts has offered $6 million cash to the MBTA for the purchase of three parcels of land on Lower Broadway that would allow the potential casino the ability to create an access road from Rt. 99. The two-acre parcel is within the MBTA’s large maintenance facility on Lower Broadway and would allow for...

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