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New Appointments Made to Redevelopment Authority Board: Mayoral Nominations Approved by Council

February 26, 2014
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New Appointments Made to Redevelopment Authority Board: Mayoral Nominations Approved by Council

The Everett City Council approved four nominations to the newly created Everett Redevelopment Authority (ERA) on Monday night, giving shape to the board that will oversee development efforts in the Lower Broadway Zoning District over the next several years. The new ERA Board of Directors is not complete, as the Massachusetts Department of Housing...

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State Approves Everett’s Municipal Harbor Plan

February 26, 2014
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Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced last week that the city’s Municipal Harbor Plan, completed last year as part of the city’s agreement with Wynn Developments, has been approved by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). “I am extremely pleased that the state has approved our Municipal Harbor Plan,” said Mayor DeMaria....

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City Signs Contract with Ameresco for Energy Audit

February 26, 2014
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Office of Planning and Development are pleased to report that the City recently signed an energy savings performance contract with Ameresco, Inc.  Ameresco, based in Framingham, helps organizations meet complex energy management challenges with an integrated comprehensive approach to energy efficiency and renewable energy.  Ameresco is the regional energy...

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Mayor Visits Lafayette Middle School Science Fair

February 19, 2014
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Mayor Visits Lafayette Middle School Science Fair

The Mayor interacted with hundreds of students, all of whom were happy to welcome their distinguished guest and to present to him their projects. After demonstrating their projects students had the chance to shake the Mayor’s hand, take pictures with him, and ask him questions regarding his job. “I look forward to this day every year,” stated Mayor DeMaria, “It’s an opportunity for...

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City Holds Community Meeting Regarding Urban Renewal

February 19, 2014
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City Holds Community Meeting Regarding Urban Renewal

On Wednesday, February 12th Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett held a successful open forum to discuss the Lower Broadway Master Vision, the establishment of a Redevelopment Authority, and the concept of an Urban Renewal Plan. Mayor DeMaria and over 40 residents came together in an effort to stimulate community dialogue regarding...

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Council on Aging Celebrates Black History Month

February 19, 2014
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Council on Aging Celebrates Black History Month

Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s Council on Aging recently welcomed Everett residents Dotty Gomez and Dottie Martin-Long to the Connolly Center to lead an in depth discussion in commemoration of Black History Month. Gomez and Martin- Long educated the attendees of important people and events in the history of the African- American movement that made contributions...

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Council Addresses Concerns with Park: Urges Action by City to Solve Problems

February 19, 2014
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The Everett City Council took up the issue of reported problems at Seven Acre Park last Monday (Feb. 10), after several residents who use the park came forward to voice their concerns about the park during the Council’s public comment period. According to the residents who appeared, unleashed dogs and their owners are creating...

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Police Searching for Two Men in Store Robbery: One Clerk Was Shot, Another Beaten

February 19, 2014
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Everett police are searching for two suspects in an attempted robbery and shooting that took place Monday night, Feb. 17 at the Neighborhood Convenience Store on Main Street. According to one published report, one of the store clerks was shot multiple times during the robbery, and another was beaten. Both men are expected to...

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Job Shadow Day

February 13, 2014
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Job Shadow Day

The Square One Mall and Shore Educational Collaborative hosted Job Shadow Day 2014 on Feb. 3 to encourage students with disabilities to explore the workforce after graduation. Students, ages 14-22, were given a behind the scenes tour of businesses throughout the Square One Mall. From management and guest services, to health care and retail,...

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Keverian Science Teacher Wins Prestigious Award: Jacey Vaughan Will Attend National Conference in Boston

February 13, 2014
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Keverian Science Teacher Wins Prestigious Award: Jacey Vaughan Will Attend National Conference in Boston

The National Science Teachers Association (NTSA) has awarded an Everett educator with a prestigious honor and an invitation to its National Conference later this year. Jacey Vaughan, an eighth grade science teacher at the Keverian School, received a 2014 Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers. “Jacey is an outstanding young teacher and...

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