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Valentine Dance

February 21, 2018
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Valentine Dance

Rose Connors and Otto Swanson danced along to classic songs on Valentines Day in the Connolly Center as part of the Senior Valentine’s Day party on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Scores of seniors decked in red clothing gathered to celebrate the occasion.

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Outta My Way

February 21, 2018
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Outta My Way

Isaiah Likely scored 10 points and was a force on the boards. Here he makes a power move to the basket during Everett’s game against Lynn English.

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Curve Appeal: Wynn Boston Harbor Now Installing Iconic Curved Escalators

February 21, 2018
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Curve Appeal: Wynn Boston Harbor Now Installing Iconic Curved Escalators

An ordinary development might simply go for the straight escalators in the lobby at a cost of about $400,000, but leave it to Wynn Boston Harbor to make even the escalators into a piece of art – installing specialized curved escalators this week at a cost of $5.4 million. “That’s one of the themes...

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Objective Review:Blue Ribbon Task Force on City Finances Meets, Sets Goals

February 21, 2018
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The new Task Force on School Finance met on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 15, in City Hall to organize, get information and set parameters for what they will be looking at during their review. One thing was clear off the bat – they won’t just be looking at how the School Department spends it’s money,...

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New Model for Many Public Schools is Private Fundraising

February 21, 2018
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Public schools across America are substantially underfunded these days, whether in Everett or Abington, Pa., but some public schools – such as in Abington – are looking to the model of private fundraising rather than public fights to fill the gaps in school budgets. It’s a model as old as the hills for Catholic...

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Mayor,Firefighters Correct Report of Negotiations Interrupted

February 21, 2018
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The president of the Everett Firefighters’ Union said reports of them meeting with Mayor Carlo DeMaria in another local publication last week are erroneous – reports that had him breaking off tense negotiations on Feb. 12 to run to City Hall for the City Council meeting to address school funding. Fire Union President Craig...

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Foresteire says School Department Won’t Be Back to Council this Year

February 21, 2018
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Supt. Fred Foresteire this week said his administration doesn’t plan on returning to the City Council or City Hall to close up the remaining funding gap in this year’s school budget. After a very contentious and crowded meeting at City Hall last Monday, Feb. 12, where the School Department often ran into conflict with...

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Mayoral Task Force Will Look at City Finances as Well

February 21, 2018
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Now that the dust has settled and the City Council has supported Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s request to provide another $5 million in funding for the School Department, it is time to take a step back and look at what happened at the Everett City Council meeting last week. Clearly, there has been at least...

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Former Candidate Gerly Adrien Pulls Papers for Second Run at State Rep

February 21, 2018
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Former state representative candidate Gerly Adrien has pulled nomination papers to run again for the Everett state legislative seat. Adrien ran an organized and effective campaign two years ago as a newcomer, but wasn’t able to beat incumbent State Rep. Joe McGonagle in the end. She said she had not intended to run again,...

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City of Everett Receives Community Safety Initiative Grant

February 21, 2018
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The City of Everett and Everett Police Department, as a member of the Metro Mayors Community Safety Initiative (CSI), has received a $33,336 Shannon Grant award from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). The Shannon CSI Grant Program incorporates the key elements of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention...

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