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Everett Bonfire

January 20, 2017
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Everett Bonfire

An Everett firefighter keeps close tabs on the towering blaze of Christmas trees in Seven Acre Park at the first-ever Everett Bonfire – a fire made possible by Christmas trees gathered curbside over the last two weeks. The bonfire represented the kickoff of the City’s yearlong 125th Anniversary celebration. A little further away from...

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Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

January 20, 2017
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Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

Bishop Robert Brown and guest speaker Ron Walker at the annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast on Monday, Jan. 16, in the Connolly Center. A large crowd turned out for the annual celebration of the late civil rights leader’s legacy.

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MBTA says Everett Shops is Not on the Market

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One week after Mayor Carlo DeMaria encouraged the Wynn Boston Harbor team to pursue the large Everett Shops MBTA repair facility – and one week after the MBTA outsourced one division housed in the Shops – the T made very clear it intends to keep work going on Lower Broadway. “The...

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Cooperation the Key to $1.3 Million Request for School Department

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City Council is preparing to take on a request very soon from Mayor Carlo DeMaria on behalf of the Everett Public Schools – a $1.3 million request that will help the schools fill a critical gap left by a change in the state funding formula and help them begin to...

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Workforce Development Will Be the Key to Filling Jobs in 2019

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Jobs have been the center of the Wynn Boston Harbor movement in Everett since day one, and Mayor Carlo DeMaria won over some of the harshest skeptics in Everett with the promise of long-term, full-time jobs. Those jobs are now just a 30 months away, as the Wynn development is running...

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Visiting With Nerlens Noel

January 13, 2017
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Visiting With Nerlens Noel

Everett native Nerlens Noel warmed up before the game at the TD Garden, making some practice shots with his teammates on the visiting Philadelphia 76ers. Noel grew up in Everett and played for the Crimson Tide football and basketball teams before transferring to a private school. After playing college hoops at Kentucky, he was a...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

January 13, 2017
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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

By Seth Daniel At 5 a.m. on Monday, ironworkers stood ready as sky-high cranes began picking up steel columns and putting them into place on the northernmost end of the Wynn Boston Harbor site – the first steel to go up on the project, and just the beginning of what will be a flurry...

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State of the City:Mayor Calls for City to Enjoy Success, Get Ready for Greater Things

January 13, 2017
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State of the City:Mayor Calls for City to Enjoy Success, Get Ready for Greater Things

By Seth Daniel Introduced by the soothing sounds of string music, and filled with ideas and dreams, Mayor Carlo DeMaria in his State of the City Address took residents in the standing-room-only Council Chambers on a tour of his vision for the City – which includes swimming in the Malden River, having trolleys on...

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MBTA to Abandon Warehouse in Shops Building

January 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The MBTA Everett Shops building is coming into greater focus this week for, perhaps, a higher and better use, with the MBTA oversight board voting to outsource the warehouse facilities in the Shops, and Mayor Carlo DeMaria calling for the Wynn Resorts company to pursue adding the Shops site to its...

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Hanlon Completes Term, DiPierro Takes Reins of Council

January 13, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The 2017 legislative year in Everett began with a changing of the guard on the Everett City Council, as outgoing Council President John Hanlon was presented with a plaque and thanked for his leadership during the past year, while the Council’s youngest and newest member, Anthony DiPierro, was officially elected...

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