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Station Of The Cross

April 7, 2015
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Station Of The Cross

The Everett Immaculate Conception Church started a new tradition on Good Friday as hundreds of parishioners marched through the streets to honor the Station of the Cross in a public Passion Play. The huge crowd was somewhat unexpected, but was seen in the Parish as a sign that the tradition will continue. The event was coordinated...

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Dipierro Announces Run for Ward 3 City Council, Launches Website

April 7, 2015
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Dipierro Announces Run for Ward 3 City Council, Launches Website

Anthony DiPierro officially announced this week his candidacy for Ward 3 City Council, and launched a new website that seeks feedback from Everett residents. The new website can be found at www.anthonydipierro.com. “I’m encouraged by the early support I have received for this run and I’m looking forward to knocking on every voter’s door to...

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School Committee Establishes $70.2 Million Operating Budget for FY 2016

April 7, 2015
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The Everett School Committee voted unanimously Monday night to schedule the public hearing on the fiscal year 2016 school budget for Tuesday, April 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an operating budget of $70,201,385 dollars, plus an additional $3,500,000 in special education transportation and $19,466,565 in city charge backs. The committee tabled all discussion...

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Environmental Cleanup at Wynn Site Will Move Ahead

April 7, 2015
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Environmental Cleanup at Wynn Site Will Move Ahead

Despite the news that state environmental regulators have delayed giving Wynn Everett its full certificate, Wynn officials said Monday night that they are allowed – and will – continue on with the environmental cleanup of the casino site. They estimated that contaminated soils at three “hot spots” on the site could be removed late...

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Building Authority Takes Positive Vote on Keverian School

April 7, 2015
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Assistant Superintendent Dr. Thomas Stella told the Everett School Committee on Monday night that the Massachusetts School Building Authority voted on March 25 to invite the George Keverian School into their Eligibility Period, essentially accepting the school district’s Letter of Interest from last year, and giving the school district and the City of Everett...

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Wynn Officials Digesting Information after Setback on State Environmental Document

April 7, 2015
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Wynn officials are taking a careful read this week of a set of new requirements issued late last Friday evening by state environmental regulators that calls for more work on traffic mitigation and a remedy for what was termed to be an “illegal” land sale on Lower Broadway between the MBTA and Wynn Everett....

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Wynn Will Consider Using Rail to Ship out Soils

April 7, 2015
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Wynn environmental consultants said Monday night that they are looking into the feasibility of shipping out some contaminated soils by rail, and are very high on the idea. Chris Gordon, a Massachusetts-based environmental consultant, said at a public meeting in Charlestown on Monday night that they have been in talks with freight railroad companies...

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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

April 2, 2015
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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

As per tradition, a senior member of the National Honor Society passes a candle to a new member. Here, senior member Nicole Pierre (left) passes the NHS candle and a handshake to Andrea Battaglia (right) during last Wednesday’s NHS Induction ceremony at Everett High School’s Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts.

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It’s a Slam Dunk

April 2, 2015
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It’s a Slam Dunk

SkyZone in Everett is currently hosting a March Madness-inspired slam-dunk contest using its trampolines and basketball hoops. The event essentially highlights the best slam-dunks made at SkyZone. Guests must film themselves performing their best slam dunk and post it to Twitter and/or Instagram with the hashtag #SkySlamMadness and #SkyZoneEverett. The grand prize winner receives $10,000...

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VCA Everett Animal Hospital and Everett Board of Health Holds Annual Rabies Clinic

April 2, 2015
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VCA Everett Animal Hospital and Everett Board of Health Holds Annual Rabies Clinic

The VCA Everett Animal Hospital on Chelsea Street and the Everett Board of Health held their annual rabies clinic for dogs and cats on Friday evening after hours from 6-7 PM. Approximately fifty people showed up so their pets could receive the vaccine at a discount. The rabies vaccine is a law mandated shot...

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