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Grant Money Sought for Library Construction

May 25, 2011
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Grant Money Sought for Library Construction

The Board of Aldermen gave permission to Library Directory Deborah Abraham to seek several state grants for new construction at the Shute Library at their Monday night meeting. Abraham reported that the $3.8 million addition would be funded by several state grants for at least $2.5 million.  She also noted that the $1.3 million...

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Eagle Bank Donates $10,000 to Housing Families

May 18, 2011
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Eagle Bank Donates $10,000 to Housing Families

On April 28. Eagle Bank employees Christine Falzarano (pictured left), Vice President, Heather Wetterneck (pictured right), Assistant Vice President and CRA Officer, and Michael Falvey (pictured far right), Vice President of Commercial Lending and a Housing Families board member, presented Jim Goebelbecker (pictured center), Chief Executive Officer of Housing Families Inc. (HFI), with a...

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The Phunk is in the Final Four

May 18, 2011
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The Phunk is in the Final Four

The Phunk Phenomenon hip hop dance team based out of the Phunk Phenomenon Dance Studio of Everett owned by Reia Briggs-Connor and her husband, Rick Connor, has advanced to the round of four on the MTV show, “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew.” The Phunk will try to advance one step closer toward...

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Mayor Submits $132M FY 2012 City Budget

May 18, 2011
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With little fanfare, Mayor Carlo DeMaria submitted his $132.865M operating budget to run the City of Everett for Fiscal Year 2012 at a joint meeting of the Board of Aldermen and Common Council on Monday night. DeMaria pointed out that city departments like the police and fire “will have the tools they need to...

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School Funding Needs Boost

May 18, 2011
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With the Fiscal Year 2012 city budget starting its process, school department officials have tallied up their own funding as part of that greater budgetary process. According to Superintendent of School Fred Foresteire the Everett Public Schools will be working with $54 million with a $3.2 million tab for bus transportation for school students....

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Police Briefs 05-18-2011

May 18, 2011
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Tuesday, May 10 Nathan Covell, 24, 94R Spring St., Medford, was arrested for trespassing, malicious destruction of property over $250, intimidation of witness, threat to commit crime (3 counts). Miriam Rodriguez, 25, Homeless, Cambridge, was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, May 11 Theresa Pini, 44, 29 Franklin St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault...

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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. Holds Kickoff Campaign

May 11, 2011
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. Holds Kickoff Campaign

Over 200 guests turned out to help Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. on his re-election campaign.

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Picture Show: Showcase Cinemas – Cutting-edge Digital Presentation, Eliminating Traditional Film

May 11, 2011
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Picture Show: Showcase Cinemas – Cutting-edge Digital Presentation, Eliminating Traditional Film

Put away the movie reels and pack up the old film because the movies have gone digital, and the Revere Showcase Cinemas on Squire Road is on the forefront of the latest technology – allowing the theatre to show its films with the most cutting-edge picture and sound available. It may not have been...

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Mayor to Deliver Budget Proposal to City Council

May 11, 2011
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Mayor to Deliver Budget Proposal to City Council

-Special to the Independent Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. will deliver his fiscal year 2012 budget proposal to a Joint Convention of the City Council next Monday night.  This will mark the Mayor’s third budget since taking office in 2008 and he hopes to continue his conservative yet progressive spending plans for the City.  While...

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School Funding Comes Up Short

May 11, 2011
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With student enrollment soaring, fixed costs going in the same direction, and with the state cutting back on reimbursements to the cities and towns, the numbers for the coming school year are not looking good, according to Superintendent of Schools Fred Foresteire. Fiscal year 2012 is going to be a bust for the Everett...

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