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2014 Inauguration Set for January 6

December 31, 2013
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On Monday, January 6th, the City of Everett will hold its 2014 Inauguration. The event will begin at 7:00PM at the Frederick Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts, located in Everett High School, and will be broadcast LIVE on EHS-TV Channel 15. An historic occasion, marking the first year of City Government since Everett’...

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Wynn Resorts Unanimously Approved to Move to Phase 2

December 31, 2013
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Wynn Resorts has cleared all hurdles with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) after a unanimous vote recorded last Friday, Dec. 27, by Commissioners that officially declared the company suitable to submit a Phase 2 application. Earlier this month, the MGC’s investigation unit had unveiled a lengthy investigative report on Wynn and the MGC held...

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2014 Residential Parking Sticker Information

December 31, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce the official start date for the 2014 Residential Parking Sticker Program.  Beginning Thursday, January 2nd,, the new 2014 parking stickers will be available in the Parking Clerk’s Office in the lobby of City Hall. To obtain a new sticker you must return the 2013 sticker, as well...

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Santa Claus Visits Everett Children

December 24, 2013
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Santa Claus Visits Everett Children

Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to welcome Santa Claus to Everett to visit with children and families! Santa visited both the Recreation Center and City Hall this past Monday to speak with the children and collect their Christmas lists. Families also had the opportunity take pictures with Santa. After his visits Santa hitched up...

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Oil Boom Likely to Lower Heating Bills in Coming Years, but Not Quite Yet

December 24, 2013
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Oil Boom Likely to Lower Heating Bills in Coming Years, but Not Quite Yet

Just five years ago, America seemed to be at a crisis point when it came to its energy needs, and nowhere was that more apparent around here than in home heating bills – whether for heating oil or natural gas. In fact, during the presidential election of 2008, both candidates preached about the need...

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ISD Makes Progress on Blighted Properties

December 24, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Director of Inspectional Services, Jim Soper, are pleased to report that ISD has made substantial progress in identifying and controlling blighted, abandoned, and illegal properties. The Inspectional Services Department recently began the process for receivership for three Everett properties: 28 Central Ave, 181 Nichols Street, and 58 High Street. Each...

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Mayor and City Team Up with Bruins and Wynn Everett to Help Those in Need

December 20, 2013
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Mayor and City Team Up with Bruins and Wynn Everett to Help Those in Need

Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently welcomed Wynn Everett and the Boston Bruins Organization to City Hall for the Bruins Annual Holiday Toy Shopping and Delivery event. The Bruins Organization and Blades the Bear delivered hundreds of toys to City Hall to be distributed to Everett children for Christmas.  The Bruins players previously picked out the...

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Progress: Renovation of Council Chambers Underway

December 20, 2013
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Progress: Renovation of Council Chambers Underway

Visitors to the Peter J. McCarren Memorial Chamber for Monday night’s Joint Convention had to have noticed the progress that is being made on the renovations that will prepare the Chamber to serve the new City Council, beginning on January 6, 2014. Several rows of the theater style seats that had served as the...

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Underhanded Deals: MGC Pins Silent Ownership Claim on Jailhouse Conversations Between Lightbody and Bufalino

December 20, 2013
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Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) members voted to allow the Wynn Resort casino to move forward on its site in Everett, but not before MGC investigators said they believe Revere businessman Charlie Lightbody and Winthrop developer Gary DeCicco (Atlantis Marina in Winthrop and Fowler Marina in Revere) – both convicted felons – have a hidden...

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Zoning By-laws Updated to Match New Charter

December 20, 2013
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The Everett Board of Aldermen and Common Council met in Joint Convention and then each met separately on Monday night – 15 minutes apart – to adopt zoning amendments to the Everett Zoning Ordinance, that will allow the zoning code to conform with the new form of government, which takes power the first week...

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