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Reception Held for Governor Baker

April 29, 2016
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Reception Held for Governor Baker

Dennis Leonard and Attorney Richard O’Neil hosted a reception for Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker last week at Mr. Leonard’s home on Pleasant Street. Several residents, elected officials, and city officials attended the gathering, which was proof positive that the governor has no shortage of friends in Everett. From left: Mr. Leonard, State Representative Joseph...

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Newest Lower Broadway Brewery said ‘Lucky’ to be in Everett

April 29, 2016
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Newest Lower Broadway Brewery said ‘Lucky’ to be in Everett

By Seth Daniel When Donovan Bailey lost his job a few years ago, he would have never believed that he would end up brewing beer in the industrialized Lower Broadway neighborhood of Everett – and being very excited and happy about that outcome. However, that’s just where he’s at with his Down the Road...

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Wynn Clears Environmental Hurdle Again,Unlocking MBTA Land Sale

April 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Wynn Boston Harbor received its final state environmental approvals on Monday afternoon from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) when it accepted the comprehensive Section 61 environmental report – an acceptance that looks to have freed up a crucial piece of MBTA land that will serve as an Everett-only entrance to the...

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District Attorney Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Everett Square

April 29, 2016
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By Katy Rogers On a seemingly peaceful spring afternoon last Thursday, April 21, gunshots pierced the peacefulness in Everett Square after an individual caused a disturbance on Chelsea Street, allegedly coming after an Everett Police officer with a knife and being shot four times. The 48-year-old man died at the hospital on Friday. According...

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Distrigas Donates $25k in Support Of Summer Jobs for Everett Youth

April 29, 2016
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently met with Carol Churchill, Communications Manager for Distrigas of Massachusetts, LLC. The longstanding corporate neighbor donated $25,000 for this year’s City’s Youth Summer Job Program. Distrigas donation supports the Summer Jobs Program that not only employs so many of the City’s youth, but provides them with many of the skills...

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A Super Smile

April 21, 2016
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A Super Smile

Cristofer Hernandez makes his mark on a Keith Haring inspired graffiti drawing during the Community Art Night at Everett High School last week. Art from students all over the city was on display for everyone to see, whether paintings or even T-Shirts.

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New Animal Control Officer Gorgone Brings Compassionate Approach to the Position

April 21, 2016
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New Animal Control Officer Gorgone Brings Compassionate Approach to the Position

By Katy Rogers Stacia Gorgone was recently appointed as the Animal Control Officer (ACO) in the City of Everett, and this week she said she is really enjoying her new job. Gorgone has been well known in the community for her involvement in animal welfare, particularly rescuing and re-homing dogs that otherwise would not...

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Pac-Man Fever:Everett’s Bit Fest Catching On,Expanding

April 21, 2016
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Pac-Man Fever:Everett’s Bit Fest Catching On,Expanding

By Seth Daniel If the Space Invaders have gotten the evil upper hand in one’s life, then it’s time to get back in the game and meet three guys based in Everett who bring old video games back to life. Video games have long been big business, but restoring old video games is not...

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Everett Real Estate Market Highlighted in Globe Magazine

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Concord and Cambridge, Everett was picked by Boston Globe Magazine last week as one of the top real estate markets in all of the region. The piece ran in the Globe Magazine on April 14 and highlighted 10 Boston-area communities where the home markets...

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Trial of Former Property Owners brings Witnesses from MGC, Wynn

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel With all the drama and intrigue of what has been typical of the state’s foray into casino gaming, the federal trial of three alleged former property owners of the Wynn Boston Harbor site has played out over the last week with numerous twists and turns – and some heated testimony between...

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