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Everett Returns to Everett: Long Lost Medals of Vine Street Man Killed in World War II Reunited with MacDonald Family

August 21, 2013
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Everett Returns to Everett: Long Lost Medals of Vine Street Man Killed in World War II Reunited with MacDonald Family

A few years ago, in a far-flung little town in Washington state, a family was going through the belongings of their recently deceased mother. In the bottom of a long-forgotten trunk far up in the attic, they came across a shoebox. Inside of that shoebox were the only accommodations left on Earth that recalled...

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Bold Request: DeMaria Proposes Redevelopment Authority, Urban Renewal Plan

August 21, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his administrative team made a bold request Monday night before a Joint Convention of the Common Council and Board of Aldermen, to establish a new Everett Redevelopment Authority and an accompanying Urban Renewal Plan for the Lower Broadway neighborhood. According to the administration and planning and development department, the new...

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First Lady Stacy Demaria Visits City Works Summer Program

August 14, 2013
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First Lady Stacy Demaria Visits City Works Summer Program

Last week First Lady, Stacy DeMaria, Chairperson of the Everett Beautification Committee, visited with the City Works Summer Program.  Mrs. DeMaria and the campers worked together and planted flowers outside of the Samuel Gentile Recreation Center. During her visit, Mrs. DeMaria also discussed the importance of community involvement and maintaining a clean and beautiful...

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Bullying Everett: Demaria Affirms Everett as Sole Host Community in Proposed Casino Project

August 14, 2013
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Bullying  Everett: Demaria Affirms Everett as Sole Host Community in Proposed Casino Project

Mayor Carlo DeMaria called on the mayors of Boston and Somerville to stop their attempts to block or slow down the proposed Everett casino development last Friday morning, saying their actions are hypocritical and obstructionist. “It is no secret that Mayor Menino, a man I hold deep respect for, holds a great deal of...

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DeMaria Camp Says Debate Being Delayed by Van Campen

August 14, 2013
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Campaign consultant Jim Spencer, who has been hired by Mayor Carlo DeMaria to help with the Mayor’s re-election campaign, said this past week that as far as he is concerned the only reason that a debate has not been scheduled between the Mayoral candidates to this point, is that Alderman Robert Van Campen, one...

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Matewsky Says He Will Not Resign Council Seat: Former Campaign Worker Says New State Rep is ‘double-dipping’

August 14, 2013
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State Representative Wayne Matewsky said this week that he has changed his mind and decided against resigning from his city council seat, and said that he will continue to serve in both capacities between now and the end of the term, on December 31, 2013, when the new form of government ends and a...

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City of Everett Receives Fy13 Community Development Block Grant

August 14, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is excited to announce that the City of Everett was recently awarded $900,000 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from fiscal year 2013.  CDBG is a program created by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development...

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War of Words on Casino

August 14, 2013
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s press conference last Friday about Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s  assertion that the Wynn Resorts is using Boston roads in their development plan has certainly raised the stakes for the Wynn casino proposal. The rhetoric between DeMaria, Menino, and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone shows how contentious this development has become among these...

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Everett Scholarships

August 14, 2013
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More than $135,000 in scholarships were awarded to 121 Everett High School students at the end of the school year in the Frederick F. Foresteire Center for the Performing Arts. We want to thank the individuals, organizations, and corporations who gave the money to fund these scholarships.   With the cost of higher education getting...

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Summer City Works Participates in Community Service

August 7, 2013
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Summer City Works Participates in Community Service

Recently over 100 of Everett’s youth, who are attending the City Works summer camp, assisted the Everett Police Department in washing the EPD vehicles.  Camp members and counselors washed the vehicles in an effort to teach the youth about the importance of community participation and community service. “The main objective of the community service...

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