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Rib Eating Contest

July 3, 2015
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Rib Eating Contest

Everett Police Officer Anthony Dinuccio takes a bite into his ribs during the Texas Roadhouse Rib Eating Challenge for charity last Saturday, June 27. Several police and fire departments from the area participated in the contest, which raised money for the Homes for Our Troops veteran’s charity. Behind the eating skills of Chief Steve...

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Boys & Girls Club Mural Unveiled at Everett Police Station

July 3, 2015
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Boys & Girls Club Mural Unveiled at Everett Police Station

Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to congratulate the Everett Police Department (EPD) and the Boys & Girls Club (BGC) on a successful collaboration that brought a new mural to the Everett Police Department. The EPD and BGC worked together over the last few months to create a piece of art that depicts several important...

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Small Boston Board the Center of Newest Casino Controversy

July 3, 2015
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Just five days before receiving a pointed rejection letter from the Boston’s transportation commissioner concerning a critical Sullivan Square approval process for intermediate traffic improvements, Wynn officials say they met cordially with Mayor Martin Walsh and a top transportation planner to implement changes Boston wanted and to increase the budget for the project by...

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The Political Race Heating Up

July 3, 2015
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The nomination paper season continues to be as hot as fire as new twists continue to develop with potential candidates entering the race. This week, former State Rep. Wayne Matewsky has pulled papers to run at-large. He told the Independent last week that he intended to pull papers as he still had a lot...

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Saling Calls on EHS Students,Staff in September ‘Walk for Living’ in Chelsea

July 3, 2015
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Saling Calls on EHS Students,Staff in September ‘Walk for Living’ in Chelsea

As Steve Saling sat in his wheelchair on the stage at Everett High School (EHS) earlier this month, his eyes darted back and forth to the rims of his glasses, where a special computer program registered the words he wanted to choose and then the computer read the sentence aloud to those gathered to...

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Everett Community Growers Need Votes to Win National Contest

July 3, 2015
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Mayor DeMaria and the Everett Community Growers (ECG) are asking Everett residents to cast their votes and help the ECG win Nature’s Path Gardens for Good Grant. The ECG currently places fifth out of 120 entries across the country in a contest to win $15,000 to start a new garden and grow organic produce...

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City Promotes Casellla to Captain and Appoints New Firefighters

June 24, 2015
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City Promotes Casellla to Captain and Appoints New Firefighters

Mayor Carlo DeMaria, and Chief David Butler, and City Clerk Michael Matarazzo swore in seven new firefighters to the Everett Fire Department Monday night. The new additions are Joshua Doyon, Donald Moloney, Richard Costanza, Wilson Jaramillo, Robinson Tran, John Gardner, and Seth McCullough. “The Everett Fire Department is designed to identify firefighters who are...

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Idle Hands Have to Move:Wynn Moves to Demolish Charlton St.Building for Road, Horticulture Storage

June 24, 2015
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Idle Hands Have to Move:Wynn Moves to Demolish Charlton St.Building for Road, Horticulture Storage

Wynn Everett announced further plans this week to demolish the Charlton Street Small Business center at the end of this summer to make way for an access road and a horticultural warehouse, but at least one small brewery in the complex, Idle Hands, is wishing they had more time to leave. Wynn Everett spokesman...

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Council Votes to Pass Nearly $163 Million Budget

June 24, 2015
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Following more than two weeks of scrutiny, which included three open public hearings and hours of questions by the City Council and answers provided by city department heads, the City Council voted 11-0 on Monday night to approve a $162,563,399 budget for the 2016 fiscal year. The vote reduced Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s initial budget...

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MGC’s Crosby Cleared in Ethics Inquiry, Matter Closed

June 24, 2015
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A State Ethics Commission inquiry has been terminated seemingly just as quickly as it came into the public spotlight last week – validating Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s claims of the matter being mere “political theatre.” On Friday, Crosby announced that he had received a letter from Ethics that terminated the inquiry and revealed that the...

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