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Mayor Records Informational PSA on Wynn Everett

June 5, 2013
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Mayor Records Informational PSA on Wynn Everett

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently recorded an informational PSA regarding the potential Wynn Everett development. In continu­ation with his effort to include all residents and business owners in the process, the Mayor’s PSA recaps the City’s progress thus far, including details of the Host Community Agreement as well as important topics discussed at community meetings...

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DiDomenico Discusses Legislation and Local Aid

June 5, 2013
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State Senator Sal DiDomenico met with the Common Council Monday night to highlight his legislative efforts on behalf of the city of Everett, which included a creative effort to keep trains full of dangerous Ethanol from moving through the city, and increases to local aid figures that help the city fund its annual budget....

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Temporary Library to Be Set Up During Shute Construction

June 5, 2013
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Everett Library Director Deborah Abraham appeared before the Common Council Monday night to answer questions about the planned Shute Library construction. According to Abraham, library officials and project managers have been busy working behind the scenes, “on construction development and plan review” for several months. As a result, she was able to inform the...

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Day Named New Ad at Pope John

June 5, 2013
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Roger Day has been named the new director of athletics at Pope John XXIII High School. Day has been the highly successful coach of the Danvers High baseball team that won the Northeastern Conference Small championship this season. He was named the NEC Coach of the Year. Day also served as the offensive coordinator...

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Memorial Day Moves to Everett Stadium: New Veterans Plaza Helps Draw Bigger Crowd

May 29, 2013
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Memorial Day Moves to Everett Stadium: New Veterans Plaza Helps Draw Bigger Crowd

After decades of paying respect to fallen soldiers from Everett and elsewhere around the country at Everett cemetery, the city’s annual Memorial Day services moved to the newly established Veterans Plaza at the entrance of Everett Memorial Stadium on Monday and the change seemed to help draw a bigger crowd. More than a dozen...

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Getting There: Wynn, City Officials Discuss Traffic Improvements for Resort-casino

May 29, 2013
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Getting There: Wynn, City Officials Discuss Traffic Improvements for Resort-casino

With just a month to go before Everett voters will decide if they want a resort casino operating within their city’s borders, consultants working for the casino developer and Mayor DeMaria convened a public meeting to discuss proposed traffic and roadway measures that could mitigate the concerns raised by a development that could bring...

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City Receives Grant for New Constituent Services Software

May 29, 2013
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City Receives Grant for New Constituent Services Software

Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to report that the City of Everett is one of thirty- five (35) communities that will be aided by the Commonwealth Connect smart phone application, SeeClickFix, thanks to funding through the Patrick Administration’s Community Innovation Challenge Grant Program. SeeClickFix is an expanded application, available for free download, that allows...

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Aldermen Faced Light Agenda Tuesday Night: Aldermen Scheduled to Discuss $700,000 Transfer from High School Building Account

May 29, 2013
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Because of the Memorial Day holiday, the Everett Board of Aldermen were scheduled to hold their final meeting of May last night, Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Due to the Independent’s deadline, coverage of that meeting for this week’s paper was not possible, but the Board was facing a...

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Mayor to Re-present Parkway Overlay Legislation

May 29, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his administration have been working recently to update proposed legislation regarding a Parkway Overlay District. It is the Mayor’s intention to represent this legislation to the City Council in the upcoming weeks. Working with the consulting group Parsons Brinkerhoff, a global planning, engineering and construction management firm, the Mayor is...

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Community Places Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Community Places Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Veterans Services held a hugely suc­cessful flag placement event this past Saturday, May 18th. Families, Boy Scout troops and residents came together to help place flags on Veter­ans graves at the Woodlawn Cemetery for Memorial Day. “Saturday was a great day,” state Mayor DeMaria, “We had an...

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